• Show Date: 22/10/2023
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judged by: Sarah Loakes Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 29/10/2023

South Western Gundog Club

South Western Gundog


Thank you to the committee fot the invitation to judge at this well run, friendly show and to my stewards for keeping the ring running smoothly.

American Cocker Spaniels

Graduate 1st Wooleys Partisky Rock Parti At Challeymead. Impressed by this youngster. He still has some maturing to do obviously but everything is in the right place. Super head, well defined eyebrows and stop. Muzzel deep but not overdone. Muscular neck into well placed shoulders. Elbows well tucked in, Excellent spring of rib. Correct sloping topline which he kept on the move. Well presented. BP RBOB

2nd Edwards Moonmist I Spy Wilbur. 6 month old black & tan dog. Confident, showy youngster. Reasonable head although a touch long in the foreface at this time. Excellent spring of rib. Covered the ground well.

Open 1st Edwards Afterglow Bang Tidy. 5 year old male. Super head and expression. Liked his overall balance. Positive mover who moved with an easy stride. BOB

2nd Wooleys Partisky Platinum Black At Challeymead. Well put together male. Excellent bone, reasonable front assembly. Would like a touch more width to second thigh. He wasn’t putting his all into his movement today.

AV Minor Puppy 

1st Swifts Hampsbeck Purple Moon. Quality black Lab who looked good from all angles. Feminine throughout. Broad enough in skull. Clean through the neck. Legs well under the body. Excellent forechest. Round feet. Positive on the move.

2nd Webbs Alolfrana Whole Lotta Love With Redeshka Irish Setter. Very promising youngster who put in a good performance. Racy and elegant overall with the most feminine head and expression. Darkest almond eye. Muscular neck. Straight when viewed from the front. Deep in chest, good spring of rib. Long from hip to hock. Moved well for a baby.

3rd Osmans Bournehouse Sirocco Over Marissolo

AV Puppy 

1st Redeswell Albus Allure Field Spaniel. Masculine in head and expression, has a noble look about him. Good quality bone. Level topline, strong over the loin. Stifles moderate. Moved straight and true.

2nd Courtier Maycourt Cover Shot. Curly Coated Retriever. Upstanding youngster . Super overall balance. Quality in head, slight stop. Clean through the neck and shoulders. Super coat. Just a little hesitant on the move today.

3rd Webber & Sladden Paris Mon Tresore D’Amoure (Imp Pol) Bracco

AV Champion

1st Sh Ch Next Generations Arnac Arctic Storm (Imp USA) My find of the day. Quality through and through. In excellent coat and condition. Masculine broad head but not overdone in any way. Typical in expression. Super front assembly with excellent return of upperarm. Has depth throughout. Strength over the loin, slight tuck up. Really powerful on the move and so sound.

2nd Sh Ch Sargasbarna Rocket Man By Pirospont. Viszla. Another quality male. Super in outline and balance. Masculine in head. Excellent front assembly. Ribs well sprung. Back level, well muscled. Moved with precision.

3rd Ir Sh Ch Kylowen Drym ShCM ShCEx

Judge Sarah Loakes