Many thanks to the committee for the kind invitation to judge at their Championship Show. Also, a thanks to my two stewards. A big thank you to the exhibitors for bringing your dogs to my last judging appointment. After 35 years of judging, it is time for me to retire. Thanks once again.

 

Minor Puppy Dog (4,1a)
1st Bott’s BARDONHILL IT’S OH SO QUIET. Nice young man, liked his head, nicely raised brow with good eye shape. Good neck and layback of shoulder. Well off for bone. Balanced outline and of good length. Neat feet. Moved well for his age. Best Puppy Dog.
2nd Gisby’s SUTERSETT RUM TUM TUGGER. Slightly smaller dog that 1st. Nice head and low set ear. Of good shape. Good reach to neck, and well ribbed back. Nice feet. Moved okay.
3rd Jarvis’ LOWDON TOO DARN HOT

Puppy Dog (5,2a)
1st Bott’s BARDONHILL IT’S OH SO QUIET
2nd Gisby’s SUTERSETT RUM TUM TUGGER
3rd Jarvis’ LOWDON TOO DARN HOT

Veteran Dog (5, 0a)
1st Foster & Foster & Walsh MILLCROFT CHASE THE MOON TO SHANOAH. Liked this boy’s overall balance. Masculine head, low set ears and good reach to neck. Well angulated fore and aft. Good depth of chest. Looked good and moved well. In good coat.
2nd Cohen’s CAISPERN LORENZO WITH SHUSHANA JW SHCM. Nice head, neck and shoulders on this boy. Deep chest and a nice topline. Well angulated quarters. Moved okay, not as steady as 1 today.
3rd Vallance’s LYNWOOD HIS GRACE OF CORCENCONE

Junior Dog (7,1a)
1st Davis’ GRAYRIDDGE MYSTRAL WIND WITH ALANASETT JW. Handsome boy. Liked his head and expression. Good reach of neck meeting nicely at shoulders. Shoulders well laid back, good straight front. Good depth to brisket. Nicely turned stifle. Flowing topline. Moved well.
2nd Backman’s WINSFORD BEDTIME STORY. Well bodied boy with nice outline and in good condition. Liked his head and expression. Good depth to chest and well ribbed back. Moved well.
3rd Gratton’s BARDONHILL DON’T STOP ME NOW.

Yearling Dog (4,1a)
1st Gratton’s BARDONHILL DON’T STOP ME NOW. Pleasing head on this boy. Good reach of neck and nicely placed front. Good depth to chest. Smooth topline. Well angulated quarters. Moved well.
2nd Hughes’ GWENDARIFF UR GOING PLACES. Good head and low set ear. Well bodied with good bone. Good topline. In lovely coat for his age. Moved okay.
3rd Lees’ LEESETT ORCHARD ROMANCE.
Maiden Dog (3,2a)
1st Bott’s BARDONHILL IT’S OH SO QUIET

Novice Dog (4,2a)
1st Bott’s BARDONHILL IT’S OH SO QUIET
2nd Pallister’s CORRANROO NORDIC KISS AT PENWYN. Good head, neck and shoulders. Nice topline and good bone. Moved well.

Undergraduate Dog (0)

Graduate Dog (7,2a)
1st Lucas’ KERRYFAIR LOVE ON THE ROCKS AMBERLIGHT JW. Handsome head and lovely soft expression. Good reach of neck, meeting nicely at shoulder and into flowing topline. Well angulated quarters, and well-muscled. Balanced and of good length. Moved well.
2nd Naylor & Morrison’s ANLORY DUNCAN JW. Lovely head with kind expression. Clean throat and well laid shoulders. Good spring of rib. Good bend to stifle and well bodied. Moved well.
3rd Foster’s GOLDNAVARM ENDURANCE AT SHANOAH

Post Graduate Dog (11,4a)
1st Lorrimer’s KERRIMERE CLASSIQUE JW. A lot to like about this boy. Masculine skull with good depth to muzzle. Nicely arched neck and good shoulder placement. Nicely bodied with good spring of rib and steady topline. Well off for bone, and had nice neat feet. In good coat. Moved well.
2nd Russell’s LYNWOOD HOCUS POCUS FOR SETTERSOLI JW. Pleasing head and lovely expression. Good depth to brisket, well bodied with good topline and nice tailset. Good angulation fore and aft. Neat feet. Moved well.
3rd Gisby’s SUTTERSETT KING OF HEARTS

Mid-Limit Dog (6,2a)
1st Muir & O’Conner’s GWENDARIFF I’M COMIN OUT JW. This boy caught my eye. Lovely head, masculine yet soft expression and low set ear. Good reach of neck, nicely placed shoulders with nice return of upper arm. Good spring of rib, good topline with neat tailset. Nicely angled quarters and well-muscled. Moved well with good drive. Presented in lovely condition. Delighted to award him the RCC.
2nd Alcorn, Stafford & Clayton’s GWENDARIFF RED LIGHT SHOW FARNFIELD. Lovely head and kind expression with dark eye. Nice low set ears. Good reach of neck, nice angulation fore and aft. In good coat. Moved well.
3rd Greenan’s ANLORY AIDAN JW

Limit Dog (7,4a)
1st Lucas’ BARDONHILL ETERNAL FLAME AMOUNG AMBERLIGHT. This boy has come into his own. Masculine head with good skull, correct stop and raised brow. Nicely muscled neck with good reach. Well placed front quarters. Well bodied with good depth to chest partnered with a good spring of rib. Good length of loin and well placed tailset. Well bent stifle, completing a lovely balanced picture. Presented beautiful. Moved with soundness and drive, earning his way to the CC. Delighted that this was his third. Crowned in style by going on to win BIS.
2nd Russell’s STRATHMEAD HUCKLEBERRY OF SETTERSOLI. Nice head and soft expression. Good neck and shoulders. Well bodied. Nicely angled hindquarters and well-muscled. In good coat. Moved well.
3rd Tupper & Rosie’s STARATLANTA ELLIOTT SHCM

Open Dog (5,2a)
1st Rowbottom’s SH CH LANSTARA SPRING MOON. Great overall shape. Nice head with soft masculine expression. Good neck and shoulder placement and good forechest. Flowing topline. Deep chest. Well angled hindquarters. Moved well. A worthy champion.
2nd Longbottom & Stewart-Ritchie’s SH CH GWENDARIFF UNKNOWN SOLDIER JW. Well balanced boy. Handsome head with nice raised brow. Well angulated fore and aft. Nice tailset. Moved well.
3rd Tuite’s SH CH RIVERWOOD KAZATCHOK AT PORSCHET JW (BEL IMP).

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