Venue: Three Counties Showground
Judge: Mrs P McLellan
Entries: 167 for 167
I enjoyed my day very much and must thank the exhibitors for an excellent entry. I was pleased with my principle winners. Some dogs were penalised today for lack of coat. I know coats will grow but at this level of showing dogs really need to be in good coat and in good coat condition. Movement in some exhibits left a lot to be desired.
Best Of Breed: CH Ravenside Ballymoss
BCC: Benattivo Faberge JW
RBCC: Nogard Take Ten
Best Puppy: Keycharm Phantom by Ridgebow
Entries: 9 Absentees: 2
1st - Daluce Fight Or Fall For Emblehope (Miss D Bladen)
Grizzle dog in good coat order. Pleasing head with well shaped eyes. Good Mouth. Moved well on neat small feet.
2nd - Visrie Rango Raptor (Mr M & Mrs S Gregory)
Another nice youngster. This b/t had a typical head with a lovely expression. Good harsh coat.
3rd - Gellisown Flintstone (Mrs T Broadbent)
Res - Hobholt Hi Roller (Mr R G & Mrs E A Wright)
VHC - Daluce Soldier Of Fortune (Mr J & Mrs H M Thomas)
Entries: 8 Absentees: 0
1st - Keycharm Phantom by Ridgebow (Mr N Duxbury)
Well constructed puppy, super head and expression. Correct bite; nicely shaped eye and good ear placement. Good reach of neck and good shoulder construction and length of rib. Moved with drive and purpose holding good topline. He should have a good future ahead of him. BPD and BP.
2nd - Earthtaw Dexter (Mr M Gibbings & Miss J Haydon)
Similar in size to 1. Another with lovely head and expression. Good bone with straight front and strong hindquarters. Moved out well â€“ just preferred overall balance of the winner.
3rd - Hawcoat Lord George (Mrs E J & Miss R C Larner)
Res - Saygo Of Hassage (Ms E D Rumsam)
VHC - Lairehope Viking Spark (Mr P & Mrs K Lothian)
Entries: 10 Absentees: 4
1st - Merumhor Midwinter JW (Mr G & Mrs H Mckenzie)
B/t in tight wiry jacket with thick pelt. Pleasing head with good scissor bite. Good reach of neck and length of rib. Moved out well.
2nd - Tarkatale Midnight Memory (Mr C & Mrs J Gordon)
Shorter in body length than 1. In good coat and condition. Typical head, with strong jaw and bite. Moved well.
3rd - Chatmoss King Orry at Moddeyaalin (Mrs S A Cracknell)
Res - Cynetkoy's Cool Hand Luke (Mr S D Watson & Mrs A S Kenna)
VHC - Tufterslodge Good Move (Ms J M Woolacott)
Entries: 6 Absentees: 0
1st - Olderhill Afortunado (Mrs S Wilson)
Light grizzle presented and shown in good condition. Lovely typey head, good mouth and good ear placement. Good reach of neck into good shoulders. Great topline and tailset. Moved with drive.
2nd - Ravenside Workforce (Mr M Lowry)
Similar in type to 1. Lots to like about this dog. Plenty of ring presence and moved with confidence. Tight jacket just coming in, but not enough today to beat the winner.
3rd - Tarkatale Midnight Memory (Mr C & Mrs J Gordon)
Res - Irton Morse Code JW (Mr & Mrs D Fryer)
VHC - Chatmoss King Orry at Moddeyaalin (Mrs S A Cracknell)
Entries: 10 Absentees: 1
1st - Cedarhill Beyond the Stars JW (Mrs C Dean)
Well proportioned grizzle dog with attractive head and expression. Good length of neck; nice clean shoulders. Good length of back with strong hindquarters. A good all round Border. RDCC.
2nd - Chorbeck Charlie Chaplin JW (Mrs H Haughton)
Another well made dog. Good for type. Strong muzzle with a good bite. Moved out well. Lots to like about him.
3rd - Oatberry Snow Storm (Miss K M Nitarska)
Res - Beaconpike Red Saturn (Mr S & Mrs K Golding)
VHC - Colourbox Gunpowder (Mrs L A Fordham)
Entries: 15 Absentees: 3
1st - Dandyhow Jumping Jack at Glebeheath JW (Mrs J Guvercin)
Nice type of dog. Typical head. Good reach of neck and body length with super jacket. Straight parallel front with neat feet. Strong hindquarters.
2nd - Cobstoneway Lazy River (Mesdames R & J Squibbs & Barker)
Grizzle dog in good coat and condition. Slightly deeper in brisket than the winner. Pleasing head and expression.
3rd - Ravenside Hurricane Run at Ridgebow JW (Mr N & Mrs A Duxbury)
Res - Lairehope Lord of the Glen At Tweedburn (Mrs C Archibald)
VHC - Ragatam Joker At Paleside (Mr & Mrs D Mitchell)
Entries: 12 Absentees: 5
1st - CH Ravenside Ballymoss (Mr M Lowry)
Grizzle dog presented in tip top condition. Cracking jacket. Masculine head with keen expression. Good topline and tailset. Narrow body easily spanned. Nothing to touch him today. DCC & BoB
2nd - Foxfactor Pied Piper JW ShCM (Mrs K D Stockley)
Similar to the winner but slightly deeper in brisket. Presented in good hard condition. Typical head with great reach of neck. Good topline and tailset and very good on the move.
3rd - Clipstone Tailor (Mrs J & Mrs E Jackson)
Res - Earthwise Wolfbane JW ShCM (Mr E J Houston)
VHC - CH Hesslemere Hi Karate JW (Mrs C Davis)
Entries: 9 Absentees: 2
1st - Gellisown Dino (Mrs T Broadbent)
One of the smallest babies in this class but balanced, in good coat with a sweet head and expression. Nicely shaped eye. Her ears were flying today but hopefully they will settle down. Moved well.
2nd - Orangebox Tangerine Dream (Mr M & Mrs T Anscombe)
Grizzle puppy, also in good coat and condition. Pleasing head with good reach of neck into good topline and tailset. Very neat feet.
3rd - Tojamatt Morgana (Mr & Mrs D Matthews)
Res - Baillieswells Lochindaal (Mrs P Hirn)
VHC - Tilmoray Turtle Dove (Mrs M Small)
Entries: 5 Absentees: 0
1st - Brumborder Dillicar At Shiftyfox (Mr G Wildey)
Nice size of red bitch shown in good fettle with harsh coat and thick pelt. Liked her head and expression but would have liked better front movement.
2nd - Chorbeck Little Miss Pickle (Mr J & Mrs Y Robinson)
Slightly smaller bitch than the winner. Liked her type. Shown in good harsh coat and moved well. Good hindquarters.
3rd - Foxfactor Cue The Music (Mrs K D Stockley)
Res - Hawcoat Forget Me Not (Mrs E J & Miss R C Larner)
VHC - Baillieswells Lochindaal (Mrs P Hirn)
Entries: 12 Absentees: 666
1st - Merumhor Solstice Belle JW (Mr C J & Mrs J H Martin)
B/t with lovely head with strong short muzzle and good bite. Nice reach of neck into clean shoulders. Good topline and tailset. Strong hindquarters and moved out with drive.
2nd - Baywillow Blue Design (Mrs M B Reeves)
Another b/t bitch. Finer in bone than the winner, with a longer length of leg. In decent coat. Narrow bodylines and good body length. Moved well.
3rd - Otterbobs Umber (Mr J R & Mrs H Gilpin)
Res - Sulan Look at Me (Mrs S J Baxter)
VHC - Totherend Blue Loulou (Mr R G & Mrs E A Wright)
Entries: 14 Absentees: 0
1st - Benattivo Faberge JW (Mr C & Mrs S Girling)
Lovely well balanced grizzle bitch. Feminine head with good bite, nicely shaped eye and good ear placement. Good reach of neck. Perfect topline and level tailset. Shown in terrific jacket in good condition. Moved with drive, covering the ground well. BCC.
2nd - Benattivo Abiba (Miss S M Moseley)
B/t litter sister to the winner. Similar remarks apply but preferred coat and overall balance of the winner.
3rd - Irton Enigma (Mr & Mrs D Fryer)
Res - Tameila Penny Lane By Borderella (Mrs P South)
VHC - Oxcroft Route to Borderxpress (Mr R Wright)
Entries: 21 Absentees: 9
1st - Nogard Take Ten (Mr J A & Misses F F & E H Evans)
Feminine red bitch. Super head and expression â€“ good short muzzle with correct scissor bite. Nicely shaped eye. Good topline and tailset. Good body shape and she moved out well on neat feet. My notes say â€œLovely!â€
2nd - Benattivo Abiba (Miss S M Moseley)
3rd - Quarryway Tansy (Mrs B & Mr K E Johnson & Williams)
Res - Brookbeech Blue Lass (Mr P Shephard)
VHC - Gameway Margarita At Southash (Mr J & Mrs I M Southam)
Entries: 23 Absentees: 0
1st - Picer Hildora (Mr G & Mrs S Pickering)
Dark grizzle well made bitch. Typical head with nice expression. Good body length. Presented in terrific coat and moved out well.
2nd - Olderhill Patience with Badgerlaw (Mrs B Marsh)
Rather dark b/t bitch with not much ticking evident. Coat was good and harsh. Balanced, with a feminine head, good bone, good front and hindquarters. Moved out purposefully.
3rd - Picer Beersheba at Wadesleia (Mrs H & Mr A Fletcher)
Res - Mascani Daisy At Cynetkoy (Mr S D Watson & Mrs A S Kenna)
VHC - Southash Hollywood Girl (Mr J & Mrs I M Southam)
Entries: 13 Absentees: 2
1st - Bramblebrae Violet at Shiftyfox JW (Mr G Wildey)
Lovely b/t bitch I have admired from the ringside. Very nice to go over. She has a lot to offer but today her coat was on the blow and she seemed to lack sparkle and drive on the move, which was a pity.
2nd - CH Cobstoneway Moon River at Clipstone (Miss E & Mrs J Jackson)
Quality bitch put down in good harsh condition. Slightly heavier in body type than the winner.
3rd - Bandicoot Jazz (Mr G E & Mrs V L K Docwra)
Res - Int/Am/Can CH Sulan Fancy That (Mrs S J Baxter)
VHC - Biddestone Poppyseed By Quarryway (Mrs B & Mr K E Williams)