Critique - Judge: Mrs Jill Holley (Wynjill)

Many thanks to LKA for inviting me to judge at their show. I awarded my first set of CC’s at LKA in 1982. Thanks to my ring stewards who kept the ring running smoothly.

It was a pleasure to judge so many lovely dogs.

Minor Puppy Dog

Entries: 12 Absentees: 2

1st – Kerrimere Charismatic (Lorrimer) – Lovely puppy, very well put together for his age, soft expression, good bone and feet. Moved well.

2nd – Thendara Tick Tock (Milligan-Bott) – Another lovely puppy, well grown, promising youngster, nice expression, good body proportions, thick coat. Moved with confidence.

3rd – Kerrimere Indiscreet (Sharman)

Puppy Dog

Entries: 10 Absentees: 0

1st – Aoibheanne’s Spoilt F’choice (Ciechonska) – This boy caught my eye – lovely young dog with lots of breed type. Handsome soft expression, dark eye, very clean over the shoulders, deep chest, lovely thick coat. Moved soundly. Best Puppy.

2nd – Bardonhill Snow Wolf with Glenlaine (Gratton) – Another nice puppy, long lean head, soft expression, well grown, deep rib. Moved soundly and well handled.

3rd – Aoibheannes Single Malt (Northend)

Junior Dog

Entries: 11 Absentees: 5

1st – Gwendariff Unknown Soldier (Longbottom & Stewart-Ritchie) – Only twelve months old. I have admired this boy from the ring side. I loved his head, such a soft expression with a dark eye and raised brow. Very clean through his neck and shoulders, strong stifle and short hocks. Moved soundly and freely.

2nd – Gwendariff PS I Love You Bonhomie (Edwards) – As always beautifully presented and quietly handled by his owner. Soft expression, super clean outline, shows much promise.

3rd – Balintyne Just For You (Bell & Barker-Bell)

Yearling Dog

Entries: 9 Absentees: 1

1st – Gwendariff Thyme Bomb at Jacwilins JW (Willis) – This young man caught my eye. Handsome dog, lovely clean outline, deep chest and strong hindquarters enabling him to move soundly and freely. Well presented and handled. He has a lovely rich coat and plenty of feathering.

2nd – Balintyne Just For You (Bell & Barker-Bell) – Third in Junior. Nice boy with long lean head, soft expression, nicely made, showing much promise.

3rd – Gwendariff Justin Thyme (Hyslop)

Graduate Dog

Entries: 9 Absentees: 2

1st – Romarne Taittinger JW (Muir) – This dog has a gorgeous head, very handsome, soft expression, dark expressive eyes, head of correct proportions. Neck slightly arched, set into fine shoulders, deep rib, gently sloping top line and strong hindquarters. Just needing more feathering to complete the picture.

2nd – Margretwoods Gobstopper JW (Wilkins) – This boy has a masculine head, lovely outline, moved soundly, well presented.

3rd – Aoibheanne’s Rough Diamond with Shushana JW (Cohen)

Post Graduate Dog

Entries: 17 Absentees: 2

1st – Amblin’s Sweet William (Mitchell) – I have followed this dog’s progress and he has matured into a lovely Irish man with lots of breed qualities. Soft kind expression, deep ribs, good bone and substance, good rich colour and thick coat. Moved soundly.

2nd – Gwendariff The Pink Panther of Bonhomie (Edwards) – Nice boy with a very striking outline. Handsome, clean neck and shoulders, covers the ground well when moving.

3rd – Danaway Distinguished (Lorrimer)

Limit Dog

Entries: 13 Absentees: 3

1st – Lynwood Lark in the Dark JW (Mugford) – Beautiful head, lovely soft expression and correct ear set. He is very well put together. Gently sloping top line and good tail set. Moved soundly. I liked him a lot in the challenge – he didn’t help his owner as he is a fidget!!

2nd – Cordarragh Rembrandt (Farndell) – A very attractive, elegant boy, soft expression. Clean neck and shoulders, gently sloping top line and good rear angulation. In super coat and condition, well handled.

3rd – Caispern Polonius (O’Connor)

Open Dog

Entries: 9 Absentees: 2

A lovely class of very worthy champion boys.

1st – Sh Ch Thendara Pot Noodle JW (Milligan-Bott & Bott) – I have admired this lovely dog many times from the ringside. In my opinion, he is what an Irish Setter should be. Very handsome, brows raised showing plenty of expression. Neck strong and slightly arched, excellent legs and feet, deep chest, gently sloping top line and wide powerful hindquarters. Moved soundly. Lovely coat and in super condition. Well handled allowing him to show his Irish character. CC and BOB.

2nd – Sh Ch Gwendariff Whippersnapper JW (Stewart & Ritchie-Smith) – So much to admire about this dog – he has a well balanced head and dark soft eye. Super clean neck and shoulders, so well made throughout. His hindquarters are wide and powerful and short hocks allowing him to move soundly and freely. Beautifully presented by his owner. RCC.

3rd – Sh Ch Copper’s War of Roses (Crocker & Siddle) – Another worthy champion. He is only young and I feel his best is yet to come.

Veteran Dog

Entries: 3 Absentees: 1

1st – Sh Ch Gwendariff Rockin Robin JW (Edwards) – Every credit to his owner, this 8 year old boy looked superb. He has a lovely soft kind expression. So well made throughout, in great coat and condition. Moved soundly. BV.

2nd – Haremachs Sweeney Todd (Olbinson & Kelly) – Another boy in super condition. Well made, moved soundly and well handled.

Good Citizen Dog

Entries: 7 Absentees: 0

1st – Amberwave Fantabulous JW (Powis) – Lovely dog, so well made with eye catching outline. Lovely coat of good colour, well presented, just found him a little heavy in the head.

2nd – Anlory Keltic Legend (Mohan) – Nice dog, soft expression and well put together, just needing more ring practice for dog and owner.

3rd – Sangarah Shared Romance with Polmennor (Roberts & Cormack)

Minor Puppy Bitch

Entries: 12 Absentees 4

1st – Gwendariff D’ya Likeme Best (Meadows) – Lovely puppy, just correct in every way for her age. Sweet expression, dark eye, very well put together and moved with confidence. I am sure the owner with have lots of fun with her.

2nd – Melmara Georgia (Russell) – Nice puppy, soft expression and good body proportions. Moved soundly.

3rd – Bramblesett the Duchess (Milligan-Bott & Farndell)

Puppy Bitch

Entries: 15 Absentees: 3

1st – Aoibheanne’s Say No More (Ciechonska) – Every credit to her breeder, this is a lovely litter. Eye catching puppy, very well constructed with clean flowing outline. Beautiful head and quizzical expression. Moved soundly.

2nd – Aoibheanne Smart Move Gwendariff (Stewart-Ritchie) – Litter sister to the winner and the same remarks apply. Well handled and moved with confidence. I am sure they will swap places many times.

3rd – Bardonhill Ice Ice Icicle (Bott)

Junior Bitch

Entries: 12 Absentees: 1

1st – Brinara Lowri (Berry & Morris) – Very feminine young lady. Soft expression and dark eye. Lovely clean outline and gently sloping top line. Wide powerful hindquarters. Well presented in great coat and condition. Moved soundly.

2nd – Irish Melody Kiss Her to Bits (Imp) (Bayne & Randle) – Very nice bitch. Soft expression. Well made throughout. Deep chest, very good bone, well balanced. Positive free movement, well handled.

3rd – Harreds Hilda (Hall)

Yearling Bitch

Entries: 14 Absentees: 3

1st – Gwendariff Such a Carry on at Bardonhill JW (Bott) – This young lady caught my eye when entering the ring. I loved her beautiful head, dark quizzical eyes and expression. Neck slightly arched into well laid shoulders, deep chest, gently sloping top line and wide powerful hindquarters. She is a very elegant feminine setter, a joy to watch on the move. So well handled, moved on a free lead. I awarded her the CC and wish her well for the future.

2nd – Araki Coz I’m Happy (Roffey) – Lovely feminine expression, so well made throughout, gently sloping top line, super hindquarters, moved soundly. Very similar in type to the winner.

3rd – Sandstream Welcome Breeze JW (Waterton)

Graduate Bitch

Entries: 15 Absentees: 5

1st – Romarne Tickled JW (Muir) – Another girl I really liked. Soft feminine expression. Good neck and shoulders, gently sloping top line, strong hindquarters. Moved soundly.

2nd – Bardonhill Afternoon D’lite at Fernstart (Box) – A glamorous girl in super coat and condition. Fabulous head, lovely soft expression, very well put together. Good legs, bone and feet, deep chest. Moved soundly.

3rd – Caskeys Movie Star at Sixoaks JW (Heather)

Post Graduate Bitch

Entries: 12 Absentees: 1

1st – Amberwave Feather JW (Powis) – Lovely bitch to go over, very clean outline making a lovely picture. Soft expression, clean neck and shoulders. Moved soundly.

2nd – Bardonhill Hetty Bayliss Among Margretwoods JW (Wilkins) – Lots to like, soft appealing expression, nicely arched neck, clean over the shoulders. Well proportioned and balanced. Moved soundly.

3rd – Thendara Chasing Boys to Sumaric (Morriss-Begg)

Limit Bitch

Entries: 18 Absentees: 0

Two lovely girls headed this class and I found it hard to separate them – both top quality.

1st – Gwendariff The Real Thing (Roffey) – I have never seen this girl looking so well, super head and soft expression. Excellent front and gently sloping top line into strong well made hindquarters. Presented a lovely balanced picture. Moved with style and enthusiasm. RCC.

2nd – Sametsuz in a Fankle (Henderson) – Beautifully presented by her owner/breeder. In fabulous coat and condition. Soft quizzical expression. Very good forehand construction. Clean over the shoulders, well angulated hindquarters. Short hocks, lovely tight feet, moved soundly.

3rd – Dreamerlis Regal Jodie from Deneil (Walters)

Open Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

Two very worthy champions.

1st – Sh Ch Shenanagin She’s the One for Karidell JW (Limpus) – I have done this girl well before and still like her. She is beautifully put together and holds her outline so well on the move. Sound free movement. Well handled.

2nd – Sh Ch Neathamill Isabella at Clonageera (Lippett) – Very well presented. Different in type from my winner but much to admire. Soft expression and well made throughout. Moved soundly.

Veteran Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1st – Sh Ch Lynwood Kissed by an Angel at Sandstream JW (Waterton) – I have always admired this lovely girl. Super soft expression. Clean neck and shoulders, gently sloping top line. Moved soundly enjoying herself.

2nd – Sh Ch Gwendariff Miss Whiplash JW (Meadows) – A very worthy champion. Quizzical expression, very striking outline. In lovely coat and condition. Moved with style.

Judge – Mrs Jill Holley


Ladies Kennel Association
13 December 2015

Judge: Mrs Jill Holley (Wynjill)
Entry: 177 Dogs making 203 Entries
slideshow photos kindly supplied by Barbara Gladwish

Bardonhill Slide Show

View at Bardonhill on Smugmug

Winning his 15th Challenge Certificate and Best of Breed
Congratulations to Noodle,
owned by Dee Milligan-Bott & Jeremy Bott
Sh Ch Thendara Pot Noodle JW
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Winning her 1st Challenge Certificate
from the Yearling Class
was Babs, owned by Marita Bott
Gwendariff Such A Carry On At Bardonhill JW
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The Res. Dog CC was awarded to
Alec Stewart and Danielle Ritchie-Smith
with Nilsson
Sh Ch Gwendariff Whippersnapper JW
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The Res.Bitch CC was awarded to Cola
owned by Suzy Roffey
Gwendariff The Real Thing
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Best Puppy Dog and Best Puppy in Breed 
was awarded to Vincent
owned by Eva Ciechonska
Aoibheanne's Spoilt F'choice
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Best Puppy Bitch was awarded to Vera
Owned by Eva Ciechonska
Aoibheanne's Say No More
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Best Veteran Dog and Best Veteran in Breed
was awarded to Daniel
owned by Sue Edwards
Sh Ch Gwendariff Rockin Robin JW
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Best Veteran Bitch was awarded to
Sandy Waterton with Blanche,
Sh Ch Lynwood Kissed By An Angel At Sandstream JW
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Also, winner of the Miss Sybil Churchill Memorial Open Stakes
under judge Mr John Carter (Montzella) was
Caispern Lorenzo With Shushana JW Sh.CM
owned by Helen and Harvey Cohen
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Congratulations to all the winners

Results


BOB - MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT - Mr J N Sh Ch Thendara Pot Noodle JW
DCC - MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT - Mr J N Sh Ch Thendara Pot Noodle JW
RDCC - STEWART, - Mr A & RITCHIE-SMITH - Miss D Sh Ch Gwendariff Whippersnapper JW
BCC - BOTT - Mrs M Gwendariff Such A Carry On At Bardonhill JW
RBCC - ROFFEY - Miss S Gwendariff The Real Thing
BP - CIECHONSKA - Miss E S Aoibheanne's Spoilt F'choice
BV - EDWARDS - Mrs S E Sh Ch Gwendariff Rockin Robin JW

Minor Puppy - Dog

Entries. 12 Absentees. 2

1. LORRIMER - Mrs J M Kerrimere Charismatic
2. MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT - Mr J N Thendara Tick Tock
3. SHARMAN - Mr J Kerrimere Indiscreet
Res. COX - Mrs R E & - Mr N S Tiroen Too Darn Hot
VHC- TAPPER, - Mr D & - Mrs L & TAPPER - Miss R Kedalita Haribo

Puppy - Dog

Entries. 10 Absentees. 0

1. CIECHONSKA - Miss E S Aoibheanne's Spoilt F'choice
2. GRATTON - Mr & - Mrs A P & E C Bardonhill Snow Wolf With Glenlaine
3. NORTHEND - Miss J Aoibheannes Single Malt
Res. WILLIAMSON, - Mr M J & - Mrs L C & HERON - Mrs C Caskeys Solar Eclipse At Bluesprings
VHC- LUCAS - Mrs P & - Mr P Bardonhill Eternal Flame Among Amberlight

Junior - Dog

Entries. 11 Absentees. 5

1. LONGBOTTOM, Mesdames C R & A & STEWART-RITCHIE D Gwendariff Unknown Soldier
2. EDWARDS - Mrs S E Gwendariff Ps I Love You Bonhomie JW
3. BELL & BARKER-BELL - Mr & - Mrs DJ & G Balintyne Just For You
Res. TORPY - Mrs C E Fernstart Songwriter
VHC- ROBERTS, - Mrs A & CORMACK - Mrs T Sangarah Shared Romance With Polmennor

Yearling - Dog

Entries. 9 Absentees. 1

1. WILLIS - Mr W & - Mrs J Gwendariff Thyme Bomb At Jacwilins JW
2. BELL & BARKER-BELL - Mr & - Mrs DJ & G Balintyne Just For You
3. HYSLOP - Mrs G Gwendariff Justin Thyme
Res. ROBERTS, - Mrs A & CORMACK - Mrs T Sangarah Shared Romance With Polmennor
VHC- HARRIS - Mrs E Araki Fabulous Fin

Graduate - Dog

Entries. 9 Absentees. 2

1. MUIR - Mrs L Romarne Taittinger JW
2. WILKINS - Mrs J Margretwoods Gobstopper JW
3. COHEN - Mr & - Mrs H Aoibheanne's Rough Diamond With Shushana JW
Res. TORPY - Mrs C E Bardonhill Jive Talkin
VHC- WOOD - Mr & - Mrs S & J Danaway Goodness Me

Post Graduate - Dog

Entries. 17 Absentees. 2

1. MITCHELL - Mrs P Amblin 's Sweet William
2. EDWARDS - Mrs S E Gwendariff The Pink Panther Of Bonhomie
3. LORRIMER - Mrs J M Danaway Distinguished
Res. MEADOWS - Mr & - Mrs F Gwendariff The Big Atraxion JW
VHC- HEMMINGS - Mr & - Mrs D & K M Orlanset The Rocker JW

Limit - Dog

Entries. 13 Absentees. 3

1. MUGFORD - Mr R C & - Mrs J Lynwood Lark In The Dark JW
2. FARNDELL - Mr M R & - Mrs D A Cordarragh Rembrandt
3. O'CONNOR - Mrs G Caispern Polonius
Res. HYSLOP - Mrs G Gwendariff The Specialist
VHC- ROSE-HAY - Mrs R E A Cataluna Red Baron

Open - Dog

Entries. 9 Absentees. 2

1. MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT - Mr J N Sh Ch Thendara Pot Noodle JW
2. STEWART, - Mr A & RITCHIE-SMITH - Miss D Sh Ch Gwendariff Whippersnapper JW
3. CROCKER, - Mr B A & SIDDLE - Miss A C Sh Ch Copper's War Of Roses
Res. CIECHONSKA - Miss E S Sh Ch Copper's Champagne On Ice At Aoibheanne JW Entries.
VHC- STOCKTON - Mr & - Mrs K&P Sh Ch Gwendariff Dr Pepper At Kespas

Veteran - Dog

Entries. 3 Absentees. 1

1. EDWARDS - Mrs S E Sh Ch Gwendariff Rockin Robin JW
2. OLBINSON, - Miss L A & KELLY - Miss M B Haremachs Sweeney Todd
3.
Res.
VHC-

GCD

Entries. 7 Absentees. 0

1. POWIS - Mrs M Amberwave Fantabulous JW
2. MOHAN - Mrs S Anlory Keltic Legend
3. ROBERTS, - Mrs A & CORMACK - Mrs T Sangarah Shared Romance With Polmennor
Res. FITZMAURICE - Mrs L Brinara Independant
VHC- DAVIS - Mrs L Brinara New Statesman At Corribeg

Minor Puppy - Bitch

Entries. 12 Absentees. 4

1. MEADOWS - Mr & - Mrs F Gwendariff D'ya Likeme Best
2. RUSSELL - Mr M L C Melmara Georgia
3. MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & FARNDELL - Mrs D A Bramblesett The Duchess
Res. SANDLE - Mrs A E & - Mr P J Bramblesett Queen Of Hearts
VHC- RORKE - Mrs J C Cataluna May Queen

Puppy - Bitch

Entries. 15 Absentees. 3

1. CIECHONSKA - Miss E S Aoibheanne's Say No More
2. STEWART-RITCHIE - Mrs D Aoibheanne Smart Move Gwendariff
3. BOTT - Mrs M Bardonhill Ice Ice Icicle
Res. NEVITT - Mrs S Aoibheanne's Stay With Me
VHC- CORLESS - Mrs S S Swiftlark First Edition

Junior - Bitch

Entries. 12 Absentees. 1

1. BERRY, - Mrs B & MORRIS - Mrs L Brinara Lowri
2. BAYNE, - Mr G C & - Mrs J J & RANDLE - Ms S Irish Melody Kiss Her To Bits Entries. Imp)
3. HALL - Mr P J Harreds Hilda
Res. MILBY & STEWART-RITCHIE Gwendariff We'll Rememberu
VHC- BELL & BARKER-BELL - Mr & - Mrs DJ & G Balintyne Say You Say Me

Yearling - Bitch

Entries. 14 Absentees. 3

1. BOTT - Mrs M Gwendariff Such A Carry On At Bardonhill JW
2. ROFFEY - Miss S Araki Coz I'm Happy
3. WATERTON - Miss S Sandstream Welcome Breeze JW
Res. LIPPETT - Mrs J R & - Mr J Clonageera Dreams N Visions
VHC- BLACKSHAW - Mrs V Lanstara Spring Star JW

Graduate - Bitch

Entries. 15 Absentees. 5

1. MUIR - Mrs L Romarne Tickled JW
2. BOX - Miss R Bardonhill Afternoon D'lite At Fernstart
3. HEATHER - Mr & - Mrs J E Caskeys Movie Star At Sixoaks JW
Res. WATERTON - Miss S Sandstream Summer Breeze
VHC- LIPPETT - Mrs J R & - Mr J Clonageera Born To Run

Post Graduate - Bitch

Entries. 12 Absentees. 1

1. POWIS - Mrs M Amberwave Feather JW
2. WILKINS - Mrs J Bardonhill Hetty Bayliss Among Margretwoods JW
3. MORRISS-BEGG - Mrs S A Thendara Chasing Boys To Sumaric
Res. GILBERT - Mrs J A Joanmas Perfect Lullaby
VHC- BRADY - Mr & - Mrs M Amberlight Guinevere

Limit - Bitch

Entries. 18 Absentees. 7

1. ROFFEY - Miss S Gwendariff The Real Thing
2. HENDERSON - Miss M Sametsuz In A Fankle
3. WALTERS - Mrs J M Dreamerlis Regal Jodie From Deneil
Res. BAYNE - Mr G C & - Mrs J J Corranroo Rainbow Kisses
VHC- CATLING - Mrs P A M Shandwick Love In A Mist For Teleri JW

Open - Bitch

Entries. 2 Absentees. 0

1. LIMPUS - Mr & - Mrs B & N Sh Ch Shenanagin She's The One For Karidell JW
2. LIPPETT - Mrs J R & - Mr J Sh Ch Neathamill Isabella At Clonageera
3.
Res.
VHC-

Veteran - Bitch

Entries. 2 Absentees. 0

1. WATERTON - Miss S Sh Ch Lynwood Kissed By An Angel At Sandstream JW
2. MEADOWS - Mr & - Mrs F Sh Ch Gwendariff - Miss Whiplash JW
3.
Res.
VHC-

GCB

Entries. 1 Absentees. 0

1. NO ENTRIES
2.
3.
Res.
VHC-