• Show Date: 29/01/2023
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judged by: Tania Gardner Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Stoke On Trent & District Gundog Club

Stoke On Trent & District Gundog Club

29th January 2023

American Cocker Spaniel

 Junior (1, 0)

1st Harrison’s , Kenoula Luci Ano , 11 month old buff male , liked overall shape , dark eyes and well defined stop, strong topline and good rib cage for his age , showed drive from behind and was tidy on the move . BPIB & RBOB

Open (1, 0 )

1st Fryers , Sh Ch Fonesse Dirty Dancing At Carolco , party colour dog , striking dog on the stack , correct outline and head of good type , neck strong and slight slope to topline , which he held on the move . Covering the ground well . Shown in excellent coat , which was presented in super order . BOB

Bracco Italiano

Junior (3, 0)

1st Bell & Maddox’s , Whitgun Renegade Master At Owlspoint , nice young male , I liked his overall outline , nothing overdone , he has an excellent front and this showed in his movement , good reach in front and moved true behind on a difficult surface. Oval bone and in good muscular condition . He stands on the best of feet. BP & RBOB , BPIS 3

2nd Beecham , Gunsyn Hotrod At Rydonmist , bigger framed dog , who found the ring difficult to get into his stride . He has the correct oval bone and almost square in outline but needs time to fill his frame and come together on the move .

3rd Beecham’s , Titano Della Casa Di Lombardo At Rydonmist ( Imp CZE )

Post Graduate (1,0)

1st Bell & Maddox’s , Whitgun Renegade Master At Owlspoint

Open (4,1)

1st Bell & Maddox’s , Sh Ch Owlspoint Master Of Trouble ShCM SHCEX , lovely quality male example of the breed , strong and powerful but so very well balanced , head of correct type , divergent head planes , tight eyes with kind expression . Oval bone and the best of feet , on the move he covers the ground with such ease . A delight to judge and very pleased to award him BOB.

2nd Beecham’s , Grafskoe Gnezdo Arlo ( IMP RUS) , good outline stood , oval bone and stands on good feet . He has a decent head with oval eye . Just couldn’t meet 1st for movement .

3rd Beecham’s , Allegro Nord Bohemia Sheram At Rydonmist.


Junior (1,0)

1st Schoneville’s, Orchidstar Themisto By Balvenie just 7 months old , he was pleasing to watch on the move , collected for one so young . Still needs time to mature and come together as leggy at the moment . Short in back and plenty of substance . Head of good proportions and dark eye with kind expression.

Post Graduate (3,0)

1st Schoneville’s Eye Candy JW , loved her head , well proportioned and dark eye with intelligent expression. Ears high set . Stands over enough ground , well angulated front & rear .

She won this class of her movement, covered the ground smoothly , showing drive from her well muscled rear quarters . RBOB

2nd Yeates Quintana Head In The Clouds ,taller bitch pleasing outline and stands over enough ground , would prefer more depth to chest and couldn’t match 1st on the move.

3rd Yarwood’s Rhosynglas Bootes Of Komikhund

Open (2,0


1st Collin’s Barleyarch Hoopla At Forestpoint ( AX2) , strong, powerful dog , eye catching outline stood . Short backed , good layback of shoulder, nicely angulated and well muscled rear quarters . Shown and handled to advantage.

Movement true , showing reach and drive . BOB

2nd Schoneville’s Balvenie Double Diamond JW another very smart dog , shown in excellent muscular condition, deep chest , short back and well angulated rear . Movement was true and covered the ground with ease .


Junior (3, 2)

1st Moss & Tobin , Davigdor Poppies , lovely feminine bitch , loved her outline , clean and showing graceful curves . Head of correct proportions with kindest of expressions. She was just lacking body today . Typical teenager but has great promise as she matures . RBOB

Post Graduate

1st Collins Collholme Anelique, O/W bitch good straight front with ample fore chest , hindquarters muscular with good bend stifle . Oval well arched feet . Movement was smooth, steady and covered the ground which won her BOB

2nd Astbury’s Jilony Bobby Ball At Dorbury , B/ W young male with appealing head , kind expression , decent body with good depth to chest . Not as positive on the move today .

3rd Weaver’s Dappleline Chance For Anniezu

Open (3’1)

1st Collins , Collholme Balthasar , O/W male with masculine head, plenty reach of neck sitting into well laid shoulders , ample spring of ribs , he moved well enough today just not as positive as the bitch .

2nd Astbury Penwest Photo Finish , O/W male , masculine throughout , good head with defined stop , deep chest and ample spring of rib . I would have liked to have seen more drive from his rear quarters today .

Welsh Springer Spaniels

Junior (5, 1)

Lovely class

1st Clarke’s Tigerrock Tick Tick Boom , what a poppet , only 9 months but already showing great ring presence and very smart on the move . Good head of correct proportions , good finish to his muzzle hazel eye with kindly expression. He is a lovely prospect for the future , a quality puppy. BPIB

2nd Lewis , Kidenoan Mark Up Von Trannon , junior dog with good body proportions liked his leg to body length . Head masculine and good under jaw . Shown in good coat and muscular condition Moving steady and true .

3rd Casey’s Tigerrock Amazing Grace .

Postgraduate (2,1)

1st Moore’s Kidenoan Mark That Bird , more compact in build , feminine head with kind eye . She was shown in the best of muscular condition had spent the previous day working but was confident in the show ring ,moving well .

Open (4, 1 )

1st Clarke’s Tigerrock Magic Woundabout JW , the star of the day , quality young dog , striking in outline , lovely head proportions, dark eyes and the kindest of expressions , good length of neck which sits smoothly into the withers . Ribbed well back ,strong quarters . Shown in the best of coats and condition and handled to his advantage . His movement was a joy to watch and took a very well deserved BOB . In the BIS ring , he did not stop showing and it was delight to watch him take BIS .

2nd Smith’s Isfryn Peeping Tom JW a smart mature dog , who was so happy and was a delight to judge , balanced angles front and rear , his movement was true showing a good side gait . RBOB

Tania Gardner ( Danwish )