- Show Date: 01/07/2023
- Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
- Judged by: Tom Gorrian Contact Judge
- Published Date: 15/08/2023
Bon Accord Kennel Association
Bon Accord Kennel Association Open Show 1st July 2023
Many thanks to the committee for the invitation to judge the Gundog Group, I enjoyed my day with many lovely dogs to go over. Good ring outside giving the dogs plenty of space to move. Many thanks to the exhibitors for entering and allowing me to judge their dogs and for accepting my decisions on the day.
Group 1. Simpson Ms A, Strathlana Black Jasper (Labrador Retriever)
Group 2. Munro, Mr & Mrs L & E & Evelyn. Panthera Bad Medicine Dulmuir (imp Pol) (Gordon Setter)
Group 3. Williamson Mr & Mrs, Sandti Tika Taka (Retriever Golden)
Group 4. Bowley Lynne, Gunsyn Gineva, (Bracco Italiano)
Group 1. Saunderson Becky, Moloko Izipizi at Crobeag (Retriever Golden) See bottom of report
Group 2. Mason, Clubb, Oroshaza Bumble Beee (Hungarian Vizsla)
Group 3. Charlish Mr & Mrs, Harelferg Wise (Weimaraner)
Open (2 0abs)
1st Munro, Mr & Mrs L & E & Evelyn. Panthera Bad Medicine Dulmaur (imp Pol) 3-year-old girl presented in full coat, with rich tan. Of ideal size, correct in head with depth to her muzzle but still feminine, good length of neck into well laid shoulders, straight front with flat bone, tight well-padded feet, well bodied, good length hip to hock, very well-muscled, moved freely with drive. BOB & Group 2
2nd Munro, Mr & Mrs L & E & Evelyn. Hernwood Northern Adonis of Dulmaur. 6-year-old boy masculine in head, good ear placement, good depth of chest, good length hip to hock, not quite the balance of 1.
Open (1 0abs)
1st Bowley Lynne, Gunsyn Gineva, Orange & white 3-year-old girl well balanced and giving that noble appearance of the breed, head showing all the correct attributes, good front with oval bone, good depth of chest, correct topline with strong rear quarters, lovely feet, moved with power from rear with correct head carriage. BOB & Group 4
Open (8 3abs)
1st Charlish Mr & Mrs, Harelferg Wise, this boy is still a youngster, head developing well, correct in neck into well laid shoulders, level top line good depth of chest, rear quarters developing well, took a little time to settle and steadied up and moved well. BOB & Puppy Group 3
2nd Bannerman Francis, Selhendo Special Edition, veteran bitch in good hard condition, pleasing feminine head, balanced fore and aft, would have liked a little more length in the loin, rear well-muscled moved with ease.
3rd Smith Mrs L, Harelferg Hugh
Res, Henderson Dr Nicola, Sabsky Brno at Nikostratus
Open (2 0abs)
1st Spence Mrs R, Sonnetend Naughty for Cabharan, 3-year-old bitch of good size and balanced, noble in head and well chiselled, strong muscular in neck, strong level back, tight in feet, moved with drive from rear. BOB
2nd Spence Mrs R, Sonnetend Picture This at Cabharan, 6-year-old girl, correct in head & skull, strong in neck, front straight flat bone, would have preferred better pasterns, good in body, moved with correct stride.
Junior (4 2abs)
1st Macdonald Mr H, Bartonholm Beaufort, 2-year-old boy presented well, well developed in head, clean in throat, well boned in legs, body well developed, topline level with slight slope, rear muscled well for age, moved as should covering ground with drive. BOB
2nd Lawrie Mr M & Mrs M, Inverella Magic Coco, slightly younger girl feminine in head & slightly broader than 1, compact in body, in good condition, a little less drive that 1.
Graduate (4 0abs)
1st Macdonald Mr H, Cloudhowe Bonnie Ecosse, 18 mth girl very feminine in head, square in muzzle, clean in neck, set into sloping shoulders, well boned in legs, good depth of chest, level top, good bend of stifle and muscled rear, moved with good drive.
2nd Jones Mrs J & I, Kenwad Belladrum for Lochnisdor, slightly smaller girl than 1, well presented good bone, body of correct dimensions, rear muscled, moved well round the ring.
3rd Lawrie Mr M & Mrs M, Inverella Magic Coco
Res, Craigen Mrs D, Lynshow Falcon
Open (5 2abs)
1st Mason Mrs C, Lynshow Novna, 17 mth old girl, out of coat today, feminine in head with good stop and chiselling, good bone in legs, deep in brisket, level topline, well-muscled in rear, lovely feet, moved truly with drive.
2nd Jones Mrs J & I, Kenwad Belladrum for Lochnisdor
3rd Craigen Mrs D, Lynshow Falcon
1st Charlish Mr & Mrs, Quensha People Keep Talking of Harelferg, young boy still to come to his own, balanced fore & aft, head long and lean, deep in muzzle, good length of neck, well laid-back shoulders, good depth of chest, gentle slope in topline, rear strong with good length from hip to hock, moved freely. BOB
Retriever Flat Coated
Post Graduate (3)
1st Thomson Caroline, Llantrussa Winter Dreams at Badcall, 2-year-old girl of medium size presented in lovely condition, dense in coat, head well moulded and slight stop, good length of jaw, neck clean and set well, deep in chest, straight in front and up on pasterns, strong in rear with moderate bend of stifle, moved freely.
2nd Williamson Mr & Mrs, Hoedun Joy Ride to Sandti, 2-year-old girl in good coat and condition, slightly more of her than 1, head well moulded although preferred head on 1, long in neck, deep in chest, good quality of bone, body well ribbed, moderate bend on well-muscled rear quarters, moved well with handler.
3rd Makessack-Leitch Mrs F, Finhamspride Kia
1st Thomson Caroline, Caci’s the Dream Catcher at Badcall (Imp SWE), mature girl presented in lovely condition, typical in head, good length of clean neck, shoulders well back, deep in chest with gradual spring, short in loin, rear quarters well-muscled, well arched feet, tail well set and carried level, moved very well and freely round the ring. BOB
2nd Macpherson Mrs H, Rachanmill Colombo, 3-year-old boy, presented well and in good coat, masculine in head, clean neck, good bone and feet, up on pasterns, body in correct proportions, well-muscled, moved straight out and back.
1st Mason, Clubb, Oroshaza Bumble Beee, 11-month girl with head of noble appearance, ear set correct with rounded v shape, long arched neck into well laid shoulders, long in forearm with correct upright pasterns, short level back and slight tuck up, well developed rear quarters, moved with lively trot. BPIB & Puppy Group 2
2nd Stalker Ms A, Valentine Magyar-Tim for Kinharrachie (Imp Pol) 1 year old girl in good condition, handler could not get her settled today.
Post Graduate (2)
1st Angus Mrs A & Mr S, Calmerell Gie it Laldy, young girl of good size, lean in head, with oval eye, long in neck into well laid shoulders, long forearm, would have preferred better feet, short in body, well-muscled in croup, rear quarters well-muscled, moved ok.
2nd Stalker Ms A, London Magyar-Tim for Kinharrachie (Imp Pol), boy of good size, masculine in head, muscled in appearance, unfortunately unable to go over him.
1st Mcdonald T, S & C, Donurie’s Russian Roulette (AI), 3-year-old girl of distinguished appearance, head lean and noble with well squared at end, lovely oval shaped eye correct ear set, strong in neck into well placed shoulders, deep in chest with good breadth, level back and well-muscled croup, correct feet, moved elegantly with lively trot. BOB
2nd Stalker Ms A, Kinharrachies Freda, 2-year-old boy in good condition, not happy today and unable to go over.
Junior (4 1abs)
1st Simpson Ms A, Strathlana Black Jasper, my star of the day, although a youngster he was all there, owned the ring with his presence, strongly built and short coupled, head broad and clean cut, well developed nostrils, powerful in neck into well laid shoulders, legs well boned and placed well under body, excellent in body for age ribs well sprung and barrelled without being overweight, level in top line, rear quarters well developed and muscled, tail clothed thickly and correct in appearance, lovely compact feet. Coat overall short and dense and hard to the touch, moved freely & true front & rear. BOB & Group 1
2nd Rolland Miss J, Strathlana Black Diamond. Litter brother to 1, in profile all there, has still to come into his frame, broad in skull clean cut, strong powerful neck into well placed shoulders, good depth of chest, level top line, lovely feet, rear quarters well-muscled, coat of correct harshness, correct otter tail, moved freely covering the ground well.
3rd, Gunn Miss A, Faye of the Fair Isle
Post Graduate, (1 0abs)
1st Simpson Ms A, Exelby Bangonthedrum, 3-year-old boy of good size, masculine in head, strong in neck, well placed shoulders, legs well boned and straight and round compact feet, well sprung in ribs level in top line, wide loins short coupled and strong, rear quarters well-muscled, would have liked a little more turn of stifle, good coat, correct tail, moved well with handler.
Open (3 1abs)
1st Simpson Ms A, Exelby Bangonthedrum.
2nd Rolland Miss J, Antonine Chickaboo at Strathlana, 4-year-old yellow girl, mum of junior boys, good in head, strong neck into well placed shoulders, straight front legs good feet, barrelled chest level in top line, short coupled, rear quarters well-muscled, moved well.
AV Gundog NSC
Post Graduate (4 2abs)
1st Toynton Mrs A & Mr C, Taramount Dazzle Caramel, (American Cocker) 17-month-old girl presented in full coat, well developed & rounded in skull, defined stop, ears set in line with eyes slightly arched neck of good strength, topline level and compact, rear quarters strong although could be placed better to show correct slope in top line, moved smoothly and effortlessly. BAVNSC
2nd Knox Ms A & William Mole, Jennifer Our Loyal Welsh at Edincraw (Imp Ndl), (WSS) 2-year-old girl slightly out of coat, feminine in head, good pigment, good length of neck into neat shoulders, legs well boned, deep in brisket and well sprung ribs, slight arch to loin, rear quarters strong and muscular, moved with drive at rear.
1st Knox Ms A & William Mole, Zaza Florance our Loyal Welsh at Edincraw (Imp Ndl) 5-year-old girl, symmetrical and compact, defined stop and well chiselled below eyes, clean long neck into sloping shoulders, well boned front legs, deep in brisket with well sprung ribs, rear strong and muscular, moved with good drive at rear.
A.V. Gundog Puppy (10 4abs 1W)
1st Warden Mrs A, Holinbrae Zoom Time at Glentochty, 7 mth old golden retriever boy, gentle expression with good pigment, good length of neck, balanced fore & aft, level top line, short coupled and lovely feet, moved very well for a youngster.
2nd Mason Mrs C Lynshow Winter Wren, 7 mth female cocker spaniel, pleasing in outline, good bone, presented well although gave handler a hard time when setting up, moved well round the ring.
3rd Mason, Clubb, Oroshaza Bumble Beee
Res Snell Mr & Mrs A, Let’s Dance
A.V. Gundog Yearling (10 5abs 1W)
1st Williamson Mr & Mrs, Sandti Tika Taka JW, 20 mth golden retriever girl, lacking in coat today,
feminine in head, front straight, good feet, good depth of chest, level in top line, rear quarters well-
muscled, tail used well on the move. BOB under Breed Judge & Gundog Group 3
2nd Toynton Mrs A & Mr C, Taramount Dazzle Caramel, (American Cocker)
3rd Lawrie Mr M & Mrs M, Inverella Magic Coco
Res Stalker Ms A, Valentine Magyar-Tim for Kinharrachie (Imp Pol)
AV Gundog Open (5 2abs)
1st Warden Mrs A, Noblemoon Tak the High Road to Glentochty, 5½-year-old mid gold boy of good size, masculine head with good chiselling, good pigmentation, front with correct bone, nice feet, level topline held on the move, rear quarters well-muscled, tail set correct and carried well on the move.
2nd Knox Ms A & William Mole, Jennifer Our Loyal Welsh at Edincraw (Imp Ndl)
3rd Bannerman Francis, Selhendo Special Edition
AV Gundog Special Veteran (12 4abs)
1st Gray Mrs C, Knockothie Fairway, Golden Retriever, this boy denies his age at 10 years, in super condition, his coat gleaming, level top line, short coupled, balanced fore & aft, good bone, lovely feet, best muscled dog of the day, tail carried level on the move, powered round the ring. Reserve Best Veteran in Show
2nd Munro Mr & Mrs Hernwood Man O’ War from Dulmaur 7½ year old Gordon Setter, upstanding boy, masculine in head, good front with flat bone, good feet with rich tan, body in good condition, rear very well-muscled, moved with drive around the ring.
3rd Knox Ms A & William Mole, Tammano Crawhall at Edincraw
Res Younie Mr & Mrs L, Largymore Live to Love You ShCM.
Puppy Group 1. Saunderson Becky, Moloko Izipizi at Crobeag (Retriever Golden) 9 mth old girl, feminine in head, good pigment, correct ear set, good reach of neck into well placed shoulders, correct front with good bone, legs well placed under body, level top line and short coupled, rear quarters of good angulation, correct tail set carried level on the move, should do well as she progresses.