Venue: Springwood Park, Kelso, Roxburghshire TD5 8LS
Judge: Mr J R Gilpin (Otterbobs)
Entries: 113 for 122
Best Of Breed: Ploughdown Portia
Champion subject to KC confirmation
RDCC: Stoneygin Dizzy Rascal
BCC: Ploughdown Portia
RBCC: Howthwaite in Vogue
Best Puppy: Stineval Napoleon
Entries: 7 Absentees: 1
1st - Stineval Napoleon (Mr & Mrs A G Horner)
6 months old, Red Grizzle, pleasing pup of correct size for his age, good head & expression, ears carried correctly, nice length of neck with excellent shoulders & narrow front, level top line & tail set on high, moved out true, BP.
2nd - Esyntona Reindeer Moss (Mr I Hopper)
True red harsh coat, built on much stronger lines throughout than 1st, moved well.
3rd - Shiftyfox Roll The Dice (Mr G Wildey)
Res - Windleaves Black Magic Over Alderseadale (Mr D M and Mrs N J Chandler)
VHC - Beaconpike Sirus (Miss A J Robinson)
Entries: 3 Absentees: 0
1st - Earthdog Lanyard By Beaconpike (Mr S & Mrs K Golding)
11 months old, Alert red dog, in better coat than 2nd, pleasing head with dark eyes, ribs carried well back, easily spanned, racey hind quarters, moved out well.
2nd - Brumborder Derogare (Dr M A Mccall & Ms L Britton)
11 month old B/T with correct amount of ticking, strong masculine head with broad strong muzzle, good length of body, good hind quarters & angulation.
3rd - Whittonglebe Clansman (Mr G & Mrs J Mackenzie)
Entries: 4 Absentees: 1
1st - Howthwaite Grainsgill (Mr R J & Mrs E A Barrett)
Good head & teeth, straight front, with strong shoulders, ribs carried well back, kept a level top line on the move,
2nd - Wadesleia Mr Herriot (Mrs H A & Mr A Fletcher)
Liked this dog a lot but lacking in coat today, broad muzzle, narrow front, slim body easily spanned.
3rd - Littleboe Blue (Mrs B Sandham)
Entries: 2 Absentees: 0
1st - Brackenfell Bok To Bach JW (Mr C Hall & Miss L Ellis)
In excellent show coat, strong broad muzzle, good reach of neck, very good shoulders, ribs carried well back,
2nd - Glenbucket Whisky Mac (Mrs A Howard)
Sporting a coat for harshest of conditions, narrow front and chest, easily spanned
Entries: 3 Absentees: 1
1st - Kalebank Harvester (Mrs S Portsmouth)
Grizzle, nice otter head, correct bite, lovely coat and condition, pleasing front & slim stomach giving a nice profile, moved true.
2nd - Whittonglebe Buster (Mr G & Mrs J Mackenzie)
Slight lack of coat, broad skull with a strong jaw, dark eye and nose, slightly wider in front than 1, nice length of body, well toned muscles in hind quarters ,which have good angulation.
Entries: 9 Absentees: 2
1st - Thorneyburn Peace Pipe at Wreighaugh (Mr M & Mrs A J Carr)
Went round the ring with confidence, nice for size, masculine head, good neck & lay of shoulder leading down to a level top line, tail set on high.
2nd - Jamespaw Georgie Boy (Miss A J Robinson)
Pleasing head with correct bite, well made dog with strong shoulders, shame he never had the same zest as 1 as he would of done better.
3rd - Kalebank Harvester (Mrs S Portsmouth)
Res - Vito Volterra Of Birthwaite (Miss S Clayton & Mr N Lewthwaite)
VHC - Holcombe Gentleman Jack at Hollinholme (J & Y Robinson)
Entries: 13 Absentees: 1
1st - Stoneygin Dizzy Rascal (Mr G & Mrs D Rayner)
Came into the ring with intent to win, light red coat in excellent condition, broad skull & strong muzzle, gave a superb outline when standing & on the move, good narrow front with tight feet, lovely lay of shoulder & top line & tail set on high & carrot shaped, ribs carried well back not over sprung & easily spanned, good angulation, well deserved Res D CC
2nd - Badgerholme Epsom Jet JW ShCM (Mr B Dickinson & Miss T James)
Took me by surprise when I got my hands on him there was a lot like about him, good masculine head on a strong neck, sporting a b/t coat & underneath that he was ever so easily spanned which was deceiving, level top line, thick short tail, moved round the ring freely.
3rd - Keycharm Phantom by Ridgebow JW (Mr N Duxbury)
Res - Houndshope Rest Dodd at Thorneyburn (Mrs M Wanless)
VHC - Ravenside Workforce (Mr M Lowry)
Entries: 7 Absentees: 2
1st - Lairehope Lord of the Glen At Tweedburn (Mrs C Archibald)
Stood out on his own in this class, everything about him say’s I am a dog, shown in the best of coats, he has a strong dominant head, good fold of ear, moderate length of neck which is supported on excellent shoulders, narrow front, excellent top line & a thick carrot tail set on high, moderate bone throughout, good angulation which made him cover the ground effortlessly, well deserved DCC .
2nd - Solitary Mist (Mr D & Mrs C Hodgson)
Grizzle in perfect show coat, another one with a good head, plenty about him to like, good top line, ribs carried well back, moderate bone, well balanced.
3rd - Nickeltweed Lets Go Joe (Mr A & Mrs N Harris)
Res - Earthwise Wolfbane JW ShCM (Mr E J Houston)
VHC - Glenbucket Rooney At Lairehope (Mr P & Mrs K Lothian)
Entries: 20 Absentees: 0
1st - Earthwise Follow Me (Mr E J Houston)
7 year old, took a while to settle, harsh coat pleasing head, narrow front, made on racey lines.
2nd - Foxcraig Jester (Mr G R Sugars)
8 year old, less coat than 1st today, masculine head & expression, nice for size & bone.
Entries: 6 Absentees: 0
1st - Beaconpike Venus (Mr S R & Mrs K M Golding)
Just the right size for her age 7 months, with a tip top red coat, lovely feminine head, dark almond eyes & nose, narrow front, neck following into her shoulders & top line, excellent top line. BPB
2nd - Merumhor Angel's Share (Mr C J & Mrs J H Martin)
7 months old, slim through out, shorter coat than 1st, will be interesting to watch these two fight it out.
3rd - Buckwilde Belle O'the Fields (Mrs M Blomfield)
Res - Esyntona Honeysuckle (Mr I Hopper)
VHC - Thorneyburn Quaint Quirk (Mrs M J Wanless)
Entries: 7 Absentees: 1
1st - Mcbrock Miss Amelia (Mr & Mrs J R Mann)
grizzle bitch, pleasing head, dark eyes, nice fold of ears, correct length of neck leading to clean shoulders, narrow through out.
2nd - Alcumlow Miss Teeq (Mr P, Mrs B & Miss R Barber)
made on similar lines as 1st, front movement needs to tighten up.
3rd - Brumborder Pas De Deux (Dr M A Mccall & Ms L Britton)
Res - Akenside Dimple At Wreighaugh (Mr M & Mrs A J Carr)
VHC - Lockhaugh Harlequin By Foxcraig (Mr P & Mrs S Henry)
Entries: 6 Absentees: 3
1st - Alcumlow Azure (Mr P, Mrs B & Miss R Barber)
A true b/t with a harsh double coat, given time this girl should mature, every thing in proportion, feminine head good neck & top line & tail set high, made on racey lines, nice bend of stifle.
2nd - Lexmar Mercury Midas Touch (Mr & Mrs Hayes)
Nicely constructed girl, liked her head & expression, just lacking coat today, good front & rear.
3rd - Ottaswell Aida At Hoathwood (Mrs S Hales)
Entries: 9 Absentees: 1
1st - Foxcraig Touch Of Magic (Mr B & Mrs L P Inness)
Lovely sized bitch, deep red coat shame it was on the point of being blown, nice head with dark ear, nice shape to her body with a carrot tail set on high, good angulation.
2nd - Achnagairn Red Card (Mrs A Fraser)
Pleasing head & expression, nicely boned with a true top line, just a little bit shorter in loin than 1st.
3rd - Carrickfarm Mara (Mrs V M Armstrong)
Res - Shiftyfox Mystical Dream (Mr G Wildey)
VHC - Wychwizard Winter Haize (Mrs C & Mr A Leavy)
Entries: 4 Absentees: 1
1st - Ploughdown Placida (Mr & Mrs E Armstrong)
This one caught my eye in this class, very pleasing bitch, typical, particularly her head & expression, in perfect show coat, nice length of body, moved round the ring effortlessly
2nd - Kalebank Harvest Festival (Mrs S Portsmouth)
Pleasing head with dark eyes & nose, ears dropping forward, very handy for size & well balanced, front needs to tighten.
3rd - Achnagairn Simply Red (Mrs A Fraser)
Entries: 114 Absentees: 3
1st - Merumhor Suzy Snowflake of Lexmar (Mrs A & Mr M Hayes)
Attractive b/t well made through out, nice head & expression, good shoulders with a narrow front, lovely shape & length to her body, nice bend of stifle.
2nd - Carrickfarm Mika (Mrs V M Armstrong)
If there was a prize for a dog that went round the ring with confidence & presence, this girl would of won it hands down, feminine head with an alert eye, good reach of neck, ribs carried well back, lacking in coat.
3rd - Brumborder Dillicar At Shiftyfox (Mr G Wildey)
Res - Tombac Tara at Vallemoss (Mr L & Mrs S Moss)
VHC - Seymours Bubble And Squeak For Raleniro (Mr M J & Mrs D A Lorraine)
Entries: 11 Absentees: 4
1st - Ploughdown Portia (Mr & Mrs E Armstrong)
What very striking & confident girl this is, shown in the harshest of b/t coats put down to perfection, loved her head & expression, superb front, her neck flowed into her shoulders & along her top line to the tip of tail, giving a outstanding profile. BCC & B.O.B.
2nd - Howthwaite in Vogue (Mr R J & Mrs E A Barrett)
Very well constructed girl, who went round the ring with drive, good otter like head, good shoulder assembly, top line and tail set, narrow through out, a girl that could creep into tightest of places. Res BCC.
3rd - Remony Winter's Diamond JW (Mrs A E Gregory)
Res - Beaconpike Night Sky At Brackenfell (Mr C Hall & Miss L Ellis)
VHC - Picer Beersheba at Wadesleia (Mrs H & Mr A Fletcher)
Entries: 8 Absentees: 1
1st - CH Dandyhow Sonata JW (Mrs K M Irving)
Lovely neat feminine bitch, bags of quality, with racey lines, super head, nice length of neck, well laid shoulders & level top line, easily spannable with cat like feet, just lacking in coat.
2nd - CH Bramblebrae Violet at Shiftyfox JW (Mr G Wildey)
a very nice bitch in all departments, feminine head, varminty expression, good length of body with ribs well back, moved steady front and rear.
3rd - Biddestone Poppyseed By Quarryway (Mrs B & Mr K E Williams)
Res - Picer Gilliflower (Mr G & Mrs S Pickering)
VHC - Ravenside Zenyatta (Mr M Lowry)
Entries: 2 Absentees: 0
1st - Kalebank Royal Attraction (Mrs S Portsmouth)
Showing her 9 1/2 years, still has a narrow front ,carrying a harsh coat, moved round the ring with ease.
2nd - Achnagairn Smart Card (Mrs A Fraser)
Built on stronger lines that 1st, body filled out but has a lovely top line and very nice set on of tail carriage, and good hind angulation.