Critique - Judge: Mrs Linda Richardson

Thank you to the Officers and Committee for inviting me to judge Irish Setters. Thanks must go to my very capable stewards Preston and Avis for their help.

Biggest thanks must go to the exhibitors for their entries, all exhibits were presented well and were full of quality.

Dogs

VD – 4 – 2a

1. Pullen & Atkin – Sh Ch Harvancourt Harlem at Jacingail

Nicely balanced dog in full coat, good head, dark eye, lots to like about him, good bone, neck and shoulders. Moved well keeping his topline. BVIB

2. Axon – Brinara Back in the Running

Different type, kind expression again, moved well holding his topline.

MPD - 6

1. Hall – Harreds Trevor

Love this puppy, dark coat, he has a nice head with dark eyes giving an appealing expression. Good outline, nice bend of stifle, good neck leading into clean shoulders. Sympathetically handled, little naughty on the move but sound when settled.

2. Pullen & Atkin – Covarney Lil’ Tipple at Jacingail

Another nice quality puppy, good head and eye, nice in profile, balanced quarters moved well.

3. Gardiners – Harreds Toby of Blaysdell

PD – 5

1. Lorrimer – Kerrimere Classique

Very balanced young man, well angulated front and rear, lovely tight feet, good chest, appealing head and expression, raised brows. Beautifully presented and handled, moved well on a loose lead showing himself to advantage.

2. Randle – Forfarian Hidden Secret with Rionore

Stronger in the head than my winner but a nice puppy. Good in neck and shoulders, well bent stifles, deep chest, tight feet, moved well.

3. Lewis – Glenlaine Squirrel Nutkin at Valasarch

JD – 11 – 1a

1. Stockton – Riverbrue Alchemist amidst Kespas JW

Love this boys ring presence, clean outline, stylish on the move, lovely head, raised brows, dark eye, kind expression. Good depth of brisket for a youngster, tight feet, straight front, shown to advantage, moved soundly with drive. Best Junior in Breed

2. Davis – Pawsword Prairie Wind

This is another very nice youngster, great to watch on the move. He has a very nice head, dark eyes, good expression. Deep chest, straight front, tight feet, clean outline, sound mover.

3. Hutchings – Covarney Everyone Knows

YD – 4

1. Davis – Pawsword Prairie Wind (was 2nd in previous class Junior)

2. Danks-Kemish – Alolfrana Hotter Than U Know

This boy was fourth in junior, he is a nice dog, masculine head, kind dark eye, clean topline, good depth to chest moved well.

3. Bailey & Condron – Covarney Lil’ Rascal JW

GD – 5 – 1a

1. Stockton – Gwendariff D’ya Think I’m Fab for Kespas JW

This boy presented a very nice picture, rich dark coat beautifully presented, appealing head, dark well shaped eyes, raised brows, substantial spring of rib and depth to brisket, with a well angulated rear which enabled him to move soundly and with drive around the ring.

2. Gratton – Bardonhill Snow Wolf with Glenlaine

Liked this boy as a puppy and he has matured into a nice dog. Well presented as always, loved his head and expression, good outline, stands and demands attention, good spring of rib, straight front, moved well.

3. Wheeldon – Bardonhill Jealous Guy for Colemist

PGD – 18 – 1a

1. Bott – Gwendariff D’ya Know My Name by Bardonhill JW

Caught my eye as he entered the ring and was not disappointed once I went over him. So well-proportioned throughout, a quality dog. Excellent head and expression and overall construction, neck strong leading into correct shoulder placement. Good forechest and depth of chest with well sprung ribs. Hindquarters well-muscled, stifles well bent, which showed in his sound movement as he flowed round the ring with enthusiasm and style. His coat was gleaming and presentation first class and beautifully handled as always buy his owner. Was pleased to award him his second CC and BOB, certain of a great future I’m sure.

2. Lucas – Bardonhill Eternal Flame Among Amberlight JW

Unlucky to meet the winner, but this is another quality dog who held his own in this class. I love his head, soft expression, low set ears. He has an excellent topline which he held on the move, shown on a nice loose lead, sound moving fore and aft, a nice well-balanced dog.

3. Condron & Needs – Covarney Macaroon

LD -11 – 1a

1. Muir – Romarne Taittinger JW

A lovely boy, not overdone in any way. Super head, dark eyes, nice reach to neck into well placed shoulder. Gently sloping topline, moved well and with purpose. Well presented.

2. Rowbottom – Lanstara Spring Moon

Slightly smaller boy, classic head, in lovely coat and condition. Well-constructed throughout, super mover, lots to like about him.

3. Walsh & Foster – Millcroft Chase the Moon to Shanoah

OD – 6

1. Milligan-Bott & Bott – Thendara Commitment JW

This boys ring presence is great, handled and presented to perfection, he is a great looking dog from any angle. Nice head, deep chest, powerful hindquarters enabling him to power soundly round the ring. RCC

2. Sturrock – Sh Ch Forfarian I’m Sexy An I Know It JW

Nice looking youngster, very nice head and expression, good chest and well bent stifle, strong hocks, moved well at one with his handler. Coat in good bloom, presentation good.

3. Cohen – Caispern Lorenzo with Shushana ShCM

GCD – 2

1. Stockton – Gwendariff D’ya Think I’m Fab for Kespas JW

2. Mohan – Anlory Keltic Legend

Very nice boy, unplaced in previous class but a lovely mover, nicely presented, clean topline, good head.


Bitches

VB

1. Blomme-Lefebvre - Dutch Bel VDH Int Ch Balintyne A Kiss For Luck

A very pretty bitch in full bloom, sweet head and expression, dark eyes, a nice outline in profile. Her neck sits well into correct shoulder placement, good stifles, tight neat feet, moved well.

MPB – 5

1. Frampton – Strathmead Noella

I fell for this baby, so feminine, glamourous head and expression, darkest of eyes. Good front on tight feet, nice hind angulation, well bodied, super coat and condition, she moved beautifully and was well handled by owner BPIB

2. Condron & Keb – Covarney Lil’ Pickle

Another pretty baby, gave a good account of herself on the move, looked good when stacked, again she had a nice head with dark eyes, good construction, tightly padded neat feet.

3. Rorke – Zakhan’s Demelza

PB – 8 -1 a

1. Frampton – Strathmead Noella

2. Gratton – Glenlaine Mrs Tiggy Winkle

Different in type to winner but very nice. Good head and eye, raised brow, clean topline, nice depth of brisket, good feet, straight front, moved well.

3. Hall – Glennara Cilleigne Dervla NAF (Imp)

Looks good in profile, nicely angulated front and rear, deep chest. Was in good coat and condition, moved well.

JB – 13 – 2a

1. Bridgwater & Littlechild – Blazing Bronze Eye Candy (Imp)

A real eye-catching glamour puss, processes the sweetest head and expression, raised brows, gorgeous profile, demands attention not overdone in any way, correct angulation front and rear, moved well with purpose as if she owned the ring. In good bloom, well handled, considered her for RCC.

2. Humphreys - Crimpington Flirtini To Henaleas

Another quality bitch, looked good stacked and on the move. Nice head, dark eye, good shoulders, nice throughout, lovely coat, well presented and shown on a loose lead to advantage, moved well.

3. Muir – Romarne April Showers

YB – 12 – 4a

1. Hall - Riverbrue Ophelia at Glennara

Feminine head with kind expression, good earset. Well balanced body, correct angulation, nice tail set. Moved freely and soundly on a loose lead. In good coat and bloom.

2. Morriss-Begg, Milligan-Bott & Bott -  Susie Snapshot by Thendara JW

Slightly rangier bitch than winner and not in her best coat, but she is a lovely shape with a nice head and expression, moved well.

3.Covarney & Keb – Covarney Lil’ Minx

GB – 8 – 1a

1. Waterton – Sandstream Summer Breeze JW

Naughty but very nice, good topline, clean neck and shoulders, lovely head with a quizzical expression. Moved with verve.

2. Bott – Bardonhill Ice Ice Icicle JW

Sweetest head, nice dark eye, good over shoulders, straight front, neat feet. In good coat, nice presentation, moved freely and soundly.

3. Stevenson – Lochlorien True Detective is Andley

PGB – 12 – 3 a

1. Waterton – Sandstream Welcome Breeze JW

Lots to like about her, moved well, very flashy, liked her head and overall shape. Great neck and shoulders, good stifles, straight front, good tight feet, she is elegant and very feminine. In great coat and condition. BCC

2. Hall – Harreds Hettie

Another very nice bitch, rich dark coat, lovely head, dark eye. Nice expression, super outline, well balanced, clean lines all through, moved well.

3. Mugford - Sangarah Skyline Over Lynwood JW (Imp)

LB – 14 – 1a

1. Morriss-Begg, Milligan-Bott & Bott – Thendara Chasing Boys to Sumaric

Although not in full coat could but couldn’t be denied her place. I love this girl, low set ears, feminine head, dark eyes, raised brow giving a lovely expression. Super profile and nicely constructed throughout. Moved with nice ring presence, soundly RBCC

2. Bott – Gwendariff Such A Carry On At Bardonhill JW

Taller bitch in good coat, lovely expression, tight feet, straight front, good stifles, sound free mover.

3. Fox – Millcroft Bubbling Moon

OB – 4

1. Sturrock – Sh Ch Forfarian Hey Sexy Lady JW

Feminine bitch, clean topline, nice head and eye, sweet expression. Good feet and nice chest and stifle. Well-handled and presented, stylish mover.

2. Humphrey – Suteresett Miss Curious About Henaleas JW

Another quality bitch with a lovely shape to her. Nice head, soft expression, in full bloom. Feminine throughout, good presentation, handled well. Moved soundly.
3. Rose-Hay - Carrue Shower Of Rain At Cataluna

Linda Richardson


City of Birmingham
3 September 2017

Judge: Mrs Linda Richardson
Entry: 135 Dogs making 149 Entries

Maxim winning his 2nd Challenge Certificate and Best of Breed
 for owner Marita Bott
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Gwendariff D'Ya Know My Name By Bardonhill JW
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The Bitch Challenge Certificate, also her 2nd
Congratulations to Sandy Waterton with Beattie
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Sandstream Welcome Breeze JW
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The Res.Dog CC was awarded to Dee Milligan-Bott and Jeremy Bott
with Mike
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Sh.Ch. Thendara Commitment JW
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The Res.Bitch CC was awarded to
Susan Morris-Begg,  Dee Milligan-Bott & Jeremy Bott with Judilicious
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Thendara Chasing Boys To Sumaric
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Best Puppy Bitch and Best Puppy in Breed was awarded to
Judi Frampton with
Strathmead Noella
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Best Veteran Dog and Best Veteran in Breed
and shortlisted in Gundog Veteran Group
was awarded to Kevin Pullen and Jackie Atkin with
Sh.Ch. Harvancourt Harlem at Jacingail
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Best Junior in Breed  and shortlisted in Junior Group
was awarded to Ken and Pat Stockton with
Riverbrue Alchemist Amidst Kespas JW
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Congratulations to all the winners
We will be pleased to add photos of any of the above dogs if the owners would like to send them in


Full results 

BOB - BOTT - Mrs M Gwendariff D'ya Know My Name By Bardonhill JW
DCC - BOTT - Mrs M Gwendariff D'ya Know My Name By Bardonhill JW
RDCC - MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT - Mr J N Sh Ch Thendara Commitment JW
BCC - WATERTON - Miss S Sandstream Welcome Breeze JW
RBCC - MORRISS-BEGG, - Mrs S, MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT M Thendara Chasing Boys To Sumaric
BP - FRAMPTON - Mrs J Strathmead Noella
BV - PULLEN, - Mr K E & ATKIN - Miss J Sh Ch Harvancourt Harlem At Jacingail
Best Junior - STOCKTON - Mr & - Mrs K & P Riverbrue Alchemist Amidst Kespas JW

Veteran - Dog

Entries. 4 Absentees. 2

1. PULLEN, - Mr K E & ATKIN - Miss J Sh Ch Harvancourt Harlem At Jacingail
2. AXON - Mr G S C & - Mrs J B Brinara Back In The Running
3.
Res.
VHC-

Minor Puppy - Dog

Entries. 6 Absentees. 0

1. HALL - Mr P J Harreds Trevor
2. PULLEN, - Mr K E & ATKIN - Miss J Covarney Lil' Tipple At Jacingail
3. GARDINER - Mr A L & - Mrs S A Harreds Tobie Of Blaysdell
Res. MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT - Mr J N Thendara Max Factor
VHC- FITZMAURICE - Mrs L Harreds Trooper

Puppy - Dog

Entries. 5 Absentees. 0

1. LORRIMER - Mrs J M Kerrimere Ique
2. RANDLE - Ms S J Forfarian's Hidden Secret With Rionore
3. LEWIS - Miss R Glenlaine Squirrel Nutkinn At Valasarch
Res. MARKHAM, - Miss A & MARKHAM - Mrs J Glenlaine Samuel Whiskers
VHC- CORLESS - Mrs S S Swiftlark Second Thoughts

Junior - Dog

Entries. 11 Absentees. 1

1. STOCKTON - Mr & - Mrs K & P Riverbrue Alchemist Amidst Kespas JW
2. DAVIS, - Mr P & - Mrs F & DAVIS F Pawsword Prairie Wind
3. HUTCHINGS - Mr & - Mrs HO & AJ Covarney Everyone Knows
Res. DANKS-KEMISH - Mrs R D Alolfrana Hotter Than U'know
VHC- WILLIAMS - Mr S & - Mrs M Kirkavagh Final Decision

Yearling - Dog

Entries. 4 Absentees. 0

1. DAVIS, - Mr P & - Mrs F & DAVIS F Pawsword Prairie Wind
2. DANKS-KEMISH - Mrs R D Alolfrana Hotter Than U'know
3. BAILEY, - Mr & - Mrs J & C & CONDRON - Mr & - Mrs G Covarney Lil' Rascal JW
Res. LEWIS - Miss R Bardonhill Ginger Nut At Valasarch
VHC-

Graduate - Dog

Entries. 5 Absentees. 1

1. STOCKTON - Mr & - Mrs K & P Gwendariff D'ya Think I'm Fab For Kespas JW
2. GRATTON - Mr & - Mrs A P & E C Bardonhill Snow Wolf With Glenlaine
3. WHEELDON - Mr C L Bardonhill Jealous Guy For Colemist
Res. RUSSELL - Mrs J Strathmead Huckleberry
VHC-

Post Graduate - Dog

Entries. 18 Absentees. 1

1. BOTT - Mrs M Gwendariff D'ya Know My Name By Bardonhill JW
2. LUCAS - Mrs P & - Mr P Bardonhill Eternal Flame Among Amberlight JW
3. CONDRON, - Mr & - Mrs D & H & NEEDS - Mrs A Covarney Macaroon
Res. COHEN - Mr & - Mrs H A M Aoibheanne's Rough Diamond With Shushana JW
VHC- KNIVETON - Mr P F & - Mrs J Hot Sensation's Orstone Cowboy Entries. Imp) JW

Limit - Dog

Entries. 11 Absentees. 1

1. MUIR - Mrs L Romarne Taittinger JW
2. ROWBOTTOM - Mr G & - Mrs D Lanstara Spring Moon
3. WALSH, - Miss J & FOSTER - Mrs S Millcroft Chase The Moon To Shanoah
Res. MARKHAM, - Miss A & MARKHAM - Mrs J Rubratinneh Red Cliff
VHC- MACAULAY - Mr & - Mrs K & L R Caskeys Mischief Of Stylersetts JW

Open - Dog

Entries. 6 Absentees. 0

1. MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT - Mr J N Sh Ch Thendara Commitment JW
2. STURROCK - Mrs S & - Misses N & J Sh Ch Forfarian I'm Sexy An I Know It JW
3. COHEN - Mr & - Mrs H A M Caispern Lorenzo With Shushana Sh.CM
Res. CUDDY - Mr & - Mrs J V & S E Aoibheanne Quite The Rebel By Balbriggan JW
VHC- O'CONNOR - Mrs G Caispern Polonius

GCD

Entries. 2 Absentees. 0

1. STOCKTON - Mr & - Mrs K & P Gwendariff D'ya Think I'm Fab For Kespas JW
2. MOHAN - Mrs S A Anlory Keltic Legend
3.
Res.
VHC-

Veteran - Bitch

Entries. 1 Absentees. 0

1. BLOMME-LEFEBVRE - Mr & - Mrs R & C Dutch Bel VDH Int Ch Balintyne A Kiss For Luck
2.
3.
Res.
VHC-

Minor Puppy - Bitch

Entries. 5 Absentees. 0

1. FRAMPTON - Mrs J Strathmead Noella
2. CONDRON - Mr & - Mrs GT & KEB Covarney Lil'pickle
3. RORKE - Mrs J C Zakhan's Demelza
Res. ANTHONY, - Mrs M & STUART - Mr R Staratlanta Je T'adore Paris
VHC- GRIFFIN - Mr & - Mrs T R & G J Corriebran Cotton Candy

Puppy - Bitch

Entries. 8 Absentees. 1

1. FRAMPTON - Mrs J Strathmead Noella
2. GRATTON - Mr & - Mrs A P & E C Glenlaine - Mrs Tiggy Winkle
3. HALL - Mrs K A Glennara Cilleigne Dervla NAF ( Imp)
Res. ANTHONY, - Mrs M & STUART - Mr R Staratlanta Je T'adore Paris
VHC- CORLESS - Mrs S S Swiftlark Second Nature

Junior - Bitch

Entries. 13 Absentees. 2

1. BRIDGWATER, - Mrs D & LITTLECHILD - Mrs S Blazing Bronze Eye Candy ( Imp)
2. HUMPHREYS - Mrs J A & - Mr P J Cr(imp)ington Flirtini To Henaleas
3. MUIR - Mrs L Romarne April Showers
Res. TULLY - Miss G A Gwendariff Lily The Pink
VHC- HINSLEA - Mr & - Mrs B F & E Gwendariff Guess Who's Comin To Northamber

Yearling - Bitch

Entries. 12 Absentees. 4

1. HALL - Mrs K A Riverbrue Ophelia At Glennara
2. MORRISS-BEGG, - Mrs S, MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT M Susie Snapshot By Thendara JW
3. CONDRON - Mr & - Mrs GT & KEB Covarney Lil'minx
Res. WATT - Mr J A Shenanagin Sweet Sixteen JW
VHC- MCDONALD - Mrs D E Delsanto - Miss Freya

Graduate - Bitch

Entries. 8 Absentees. 1

1. WATERTON - Miss S Sandstream Summer Breeze JW
2. BOTT - Mrs M Bardonhill Ice Ice Icicle JW
3. STEVENSON - Mr & - Mrs G & C Lochlorien True Detective Is Andley
Res. MEADOWS - Mr & - Mrs F Gwendariff D'ya Likeme Best JW
VHC- BERRY, - Mrs B & MORRIS - Mrs L Brinara Lowri JW

Post Graduate - Bitch

Entries. 12 Absentees. 3

1. WATERTON - Miss S Sandstream Welcome Breeze JW
2. HALL - Mr P J Harreds Hettie
3. MUGFORD - Mr R C & - Mrs J Sangarah Skyline Over Lynwood JW (Imp)
Res. CARTER - Mr Bardonhill Uptown Girl
VHC- BLACKSHAW - Mrs V Lanstara Spring Star JW

Limit - Bitch

Entries. 14 Absentees. 1

1. MORRISS-BEGG, - Mrs S, MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT M Thendara Chasing Boys To Sumaric
2. BOTT - Mrs M Gwendariff Such A Carry On At Bardonhill JW
3. FOX - Mrs J & - Mr D Millcroft Bubbling Moon
Res. STEVENSON - Mr & - Mrs G & C Lochlorien Scully Foxes Andley
VHC- WHEELDON - Mr C L Bardonhill Carrie Anne For Colemist

Open - Bitch

Entries. 4 Absentees. 0

1. STURROCK - Mrs S & - Misses N & J Sh Ch Forfarian Hey Sexy Lady JW
2. HUMPHREYS - Mrs J A & - Mr P J Suteresett - Miss Curious About Henaleas JW
3. ROSE-HAY - Mrs R E A Carrue Shower Of Rain At Cataluna
Res. BLOMME-LEFEBVRE - Mr & - Mrs R & C Dutch Ch Bel Ch Balintyne Follow That Girl
VHC-

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