Friday 8th June 2012
Judge: Mrs Sally Parr (Kymin)
|Best Of Breed||Danehaven Detroit||Powley|
|Best Dog||Danehaven Detroit||Powley|
|Reserve Best Dog||Camusmor Glen Scotia At Dallyvista||Smith|
|Best Bitch||Erikachen Aoife Dearg||Gibson|
|Reserve Best Bitch||Danehaven Red Rock||Powley|
|Best Puppy||Melanitta Chillicote At Culmgillie||Woollerton|
Despite a very slippery floor, movement on the whole was good, but I was surprised at general lack of muscling in this active breed. No bad temperaments, incorrect bites or lameness. Some exhibits were overweight which spoilt outlines.
Puppy Dog (2 entries)
|1st||Woollerton MELANITTA CHILLICOTE AT CULMGILLIE|
Upstanding male, 11 months, liked his head and expression, good front, moved with drive from rear when got his act together. Held topline on move, with correct tail carriage. BP.
|2nd||Cox DECOYMANS PIPER DREAMTIME IN ICESTORM|
9 months male. Plain head, good ears, kind expression. Clean, straight hocks when moving, tight feet. Topline is puppy high, sure it will settle again. Preferred 1's front. Moved well.
Junior Dog (3 entries)
|1st||Powley DANEHAVEN TUNULIC|
Very deep bodied with lots of coat. Strong head, but kind eye, used ears, good front. Nice tuckup. Good pasterns, moved well. Needs to muscle up. Held topline on move, moved well.
|2nd||Baker TIVALAKE COOL YULE|
Correct size, good wedge shaped head, used ears. Preferred shoulders and coat of 1. Moved soundly, tight feet and pasterns.
|3rd||Burchell TIVALAKE JINGLE BELL ROCK|
Post Graduate Dog (2 entries)
|1st||Palfrey FOXDOWN BERTIE ALLSORTS|
Plain headed male. Kind expression, correct wedge shape head, good ears, deep chest, good feet and pasterns. Well muscled. Not wearing his best jacket today. Level topline, moved well.
|2nd||Powley DANEHAVEN SEVERN|
Lovely dark red, in full coat, neat ears, kind eye. Flat pasterns, loaded shoulders and loin spoilt his outline when standing & moving. Tail set good.
Open Dog (3 entries, 1 absent)
|1st||Powley DANEHAVEN DETROIT|
Mature male, good front, rear, love his head & expression. Kind eye, good earset. Good depth and spring of ribs. Moved with drive, holding topline with good tail carriage. Needs to lose weight, and tighten pasterns. Quality throughout. BOB.
|2nd||Smith CAMUSMOR GLEN SCOTIA AT DALLYVISTA|
Lovely older male. Like this type of coat. Kind eye, good ears and neck length. Correct front columns and good layback of shoulder. Not the depth or overall presence of 1, another day might be his. Held his topline on move. Moved well. RBD.
Puppy Bitch (3 entries)
|1st||Gibson ERIKACHEN NIAMH DEARG|
9 month dark red bitch, in good coat. Good head, correct shoulders, needs to tighten in front. Neat feet and good pasterns. Good tail carriage. Just needs puppy topline to settle again.
|2nd||Knowles GLENDERMACKI HOWES CRAGG AMONG MENSTONIA|
Lighter colour. Good length of leg. Wedge head, used ears, kind eye. Good neck, body, topline. Front needs to tighten. Preferred rear movement of 1.
|3rd||Turton-Price PALTON'S PANDORA|
Junior Bitch (2 entries)
I considered withholding in this class.
|1st||Powley DANEHAVEN YAMASKA|
Overweight, uncooperative. Good head, eye, ears, coat. Correct angles. Needs to lose weight as spoilt her outline & movement.
|2nd||Buckingham REDAURORA CHRISTMAS VIXEN|
Small bitch with very fine bone. Kind expression, small twisted ears. Good neck length. Shoulders upright, prefer better turn of stifle. Needs more coat. Good topline, moved OK.
Post Graduate Bitch (5 entries)
|1st||Gibson ERIKACHEN AOIFE DEARG|
Cracker! Lovely colour, head, expression. Well marked. Good angles, topline, turn of stifle, tail carriage. Tight feet. Moved well. Just preferred front movement and coat of BOB but close decision. BB.
|2nd||Powley DANEHAVEN RED ROCK|
Lighter colour bitch. Good head, eyes, ears. Good angles, tight feet. Good bone, tailset, topline. Moved with drive. Needs more coat. RBB.
|3rd||Bayne PIPERSHEATH JAZZ'S STAR|
|Res||Thompson DANEHAVEN PIPESTONE OF AMBERTOLLERS|
|VHC||Buckingham REDAURORA CHRISTMAS VIXEN|
Open Bitch (4 entries, 1 absent)
|1st||Gibson CAMUSMOR ANY DREAM ULDO FOR ERIKACHEN|
Mature bitch. Well marked. Attractive head, used ears. Good neck, front, bone, topline, turn of stifle, and tail set. Prefer better front movement.
|2nd||Bayne PIPERSHEATH JAZZ'S STAR|
Good wedge head, used ears. Kind expression, light eye. Good bone, neck, front, tail set. Good pasterns, neat feet. Sidewinder movement, but drove well from rear when straightened out.
|3rd||Buckingham REDAURORA CHRISTMAS VIXEN|