• Show Date: 28/01/2024
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judged by: David Craig Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/01/2024

Stoke On Trent & District Gundog Club

Stoke On Trent and District Gundog Club

Sunday 28th January 2024

Spaniel (American Cocker) Open Dog or Bitch (1):

1. Fryer’s Sh Ch Fonesse Dirty Dancing At Carolco, approaching 4 years this black/white dog has masculinity with a look of quality, very good type and proportions, good body and rib, shown in excellent condition and muscle, very well presented, moved soundly with drive, BOB;

Brittany Spaniel Open Dog or Bitch (1):

1. Taylor and Gill’s Rennes De Pasmazgeng, tricolour dog of just over 3 years of age, pleasing head, eye colour and expression, short in back, pleasing topline, would prefer more bone, stronger hindquarters and feet could be better, BOB;

Chesapeake Bay Retriever Junior Dog or Bitch (1):

1. Mahon-Hunns, Middleton and Haskin’s Susqudilla Bergelle Big Apple, 6.5 months male of promise, good type, pleasing size and substance for age, very pleasing head, super legs, bone and feet, nicely balanced with pleasing coat and a free mover in profile, good coming towards, just needs to be more positive behind, his overall qualities already at such a young age made him good value for BP and BOB;

Chesapeake Bay Retriever Open Dog or Bitch (1):

1. Rigby’s Chesepi Waco, fit, well-muscled dog of 5 years, good legs and well-webbed hare feet, short coupled strong body, moved soundly, would prefer better front construction which made his profile movement a little restricted, RBOB;

Spaniel (Cocker) Puppy Dog or Bitch (1):

1. Davies’ Kerriglow Summer Solstice, golden dog of 8 months, good bone, pleasing rib and body, good hindquarters, pleasing topline, moves with drive behind, BP and went on to RBPIS;

Spaniel (Cocker) Junior Dog or Bitch (1):

1. Terry’s Shaggylands Sexy And I No It, bl/r bitch with good ribs and pleasing bone, shown in good condition, moves well behind;

Spaniel Post Graduate Dog or Bitch (3):

1. Whiting’s Annilann Miss Scary Poppins, pleasing type bl/r, pleasing head shape, good bone, well made front, big ribs and good hindquarters, sound mover, RBOB;

2. S Sexy And I No It;

3. Morris’ Riondel Solitaire

Spaniel (Cocker) Open Dog or Bitch (1):

1. Whiting’s Annilann Mister Allsorts, 5 years bl/r dog, masculine head, well made front, good bone, big ribs, short loin, strong topline, good hindquarters, moved soundly fore and aft and looked good going in profile where he maintained his outline, BOB;

Gordon Setter Puppy Dog or Bitch (1):

1. Whitby’s Gailiech Beverleydottir, 9 months bitch of lovely temperament, pleasing head, well balanced overall, nicely coupled, needs to settle in front movement;

Gordon Setter Junior Dog or Bitch (1):

1. Sandiford’s Hernwood Love Potion, very nice, quality bitch of 18 months, liked her head, neck and shoulders, pleasing bone and feet, overall outline looks really good, sound mover, would just prefer a slightly less high tail carriage;

Gordon Setter Post Graduate Dog or Bitch (2):

1. Hardy’s Cafotaliena Hello My Love, scored here in head, neck and shoulders, clean outline, moved well behind, a little erratic in front;

2. Tuer and Parker-Smith’s Lignum Money Talks At Bratticus, masculine dog of pleasing outline and balance, rather loaded in shoulders which adversely affected his movement;

Gordon Setter Open Dog or Bitch (4):

1. Ashley-Turner’s Hernwood The Botanist, lovely dog of 2.5 years, pleased in overall type and balance which took my eye immediately, pleasing head and eye, good bone, front assembly, correct rib and loin, super topline held on the move, very good hindquarters, was the best mover here fore and aft and also in profile where he covered the ground well, keeping his static outline, pleasure to judge, one whose future I will follow, BOB;

2. Sandiford’s Hernwood Christmas Prince, very similar in type, size and outline to 1, no surprise when I see the breeding, correct balance, masculine without any coarseness, good bone, body, rib and loin, sound true mover, pushed hard, RBOB;

3. Ellington’s Benbuie Thornbird of Finnsfolk

Pointer Junior Dog or Bitch (2):

1. Gordon’s Hawkfield Witch Doctor, l/w of 15 months, pleasing outline standing with good topline, hindquarters and pleasing lissom appearance, shown in good condition, well muscled, held head correctly on the move and went with drive behind;

2. Mason’s Heartbury Tormenta over Nosam, o/w bitch with pleasing outline, a little long in body, good hindquarters, pleasing clean outline, just needs time for head to develop, front movement disappointed today;

Pointer Post Graduate Dog or Bitch (6):

1. Collins’ Collholme Angelique, pretty, feminine o/w bitch with pleasing head shape and eye, slightly arched neck, short coupled in body, well muscled hindquarters, pleasing outline overall and sound out and back with pleasing tail action, RBOBH ;

2. Trueman’s Bradeypoint Floki, two years b/w dog, pleasing head, shown in great musculature condition and presented in gleaming condition;

3. H Witch Doctor;

Pointer Open Dog or Bitch (4):

1. Oliver and Stilgoe’s Teisgol Love Is Iin The Air, 3.5 years male of pleasing type and overall outline, pleasing head shape with correct eye, pleasing oval bone, well sprung ribs, pleasing body lines, good hindquarters with well let down hocks, drove from behind, could be better coming towards but still good value here for BOB;

2. H Tormenta over Nosam

3. Collins’ Collholme Balthasar

Lagotto Romagnolo Junior Dog or Bitch (2):

1. Willott’s Arcticbreeze On Vacation, 11 months dog with good body, correct bone, free movement in profile, pleasing head, could strengthen behind to advantage, RBOB and BP;

2. Bell’s Il Granaio Dei Malatesta Valeria Velez, pleasing type 7 months feminine bitch, pleasing balance, a little more confidence will improve her performance;

Lagotto Romagnolo Post Graduate Dog or Bitch (1):

1. Bell’s Il Granaio Dei Malatesta Dick Dastardly of Pendlebrier, pleasing overall type and outline, very nice body and coat, pleasing head, eye and good feet, great temperament, moved soundly, BOB;

Lagotto Romagnolo Open Dog or Bitch (1):

1. A On Vacation.

David R Craig (Judge)