• Show Date: 25/02/2023
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judged by: Sharon Bowen Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Gloucester & District Canine Society

Field Spaniels

JUNIOR (3, 0) 1 James KINGMIST GOLDEN FUTURE FOR BLEIDDIAID. 7 month old, young, raw black male in very good condition. Good body proporitions. Good head. Expressive. Very good reach of neck. Good forehand angles, good return of long well angled upper arm. Good middle piece with good ribbing and good length of loin which is strong. Very good firm straight topline. Very good hindquarters with broad strong thighs and good turn of stifle. Straight columns and moves soundly. Very good side gait which is balanced and ground covering with good drive and forward reach. Best Puppy. 2 James BLEIDDIAD GALILEO Another 7 month old, young raw liver male puppy. Very good ring presence and happy personality. Very good bone. A little longer in body proportions than first. Good head. Good length of neck fitting neatly into good forehand angles. Good upper arm, tightly fitting elbows. Straight columns. Good topline, well ribbed, little long in loin. Good hind angles but a little long in second thigh. Moves sound coming and going. Enthusiastic performance with adequate drive and good reach. A little erratic and not as firm in topline as first puppy which was the deciding factor.

POST GRADUATE (3, 1) 1 Houseman’s FLYENPYG FIRST SIGHT Well presented 2 year old liver dog in excellent coat and condition. Happy disposition. Nice head, well chiselled. Good neck flows into well angled shoulders with well angled upper arm of good length. Good depth of brisket and well developed forechest. Good body proportions. Well ribbed. Good length of loin which is wide and and strong. Good hind angels. Firm, straight back. Strong broad thighs. Well let down in hock. Straight columns viewed in front and rear. Moves soundly. Balanced ground covering gait driven by effective hind drive and good forward reach. Retains a pleasing outline with firm topline at all stages and speeds. Best of Breed. 2 Shipton’s HEARTWOOD MISHULES GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD NAF 7 Month substantial liver & tan of good proportions. Very good type. Carrying some excessive weight. A little stuffy in neck. Shoulders could be better angled. Straight legs, pasterns need to firm. Deep chest and well developed for age. Ribs well sprung. Loin strong and wide. Topline should be firmer. Very good hindquarters. Strong broad thighs with good turn of stifle. Sound going away, wide coming towards. Unhurried stride which is ground covering but has little conviction and topline is weak.

OPEN (3, 2) 1 Exhibit withdrawn