Critique - Judge: Julie Driver (Stearnwood)

My thanks to the exhibitors for a superb entry of quality dogs.  I was spoilt for choice in the majority of the classes and many good dogs had to go cardless.  My main cause for concern was close hind movement however throughout the entry I had many dog & bitches who really moved well.  In both sexes I was pleased with the younger classes which bodes well for the future.

MPD (10-1)  Although there is only a 3 month age gap at this young age the stages of development differ greatly.

1 Holley Wynjill Snap Dragon lovely young dog with a good head and eye.  He is well balanced throughout and he moved well. 

2 Naylor & Morrison Anlory Duncan another nicely shaped young puppy of lovely type at this stage just preferred the head of 1. 

3 Milligan-Bott & Bott Thendara Max Factor

PD (11-1)

1. Gisby & Parson Suteresett King of Hearts JW super headed young dog although he is mature for his age he is still very much a baby.  Clean neck and shoulders good legs and feet, great depth to his body liked his topline and tailset.  He moved well  Best Puppy.  

2 Hill-Decoster Vicary's Part Time Lover well balanced lovely head with raised brows kind eye and expression.  Good straight front and well angulated both front and rear. 

3 Harreds Trevor

JD (9-2)  

1. Muir & O'Connor Gwendariff I'm Coming Out pleased me for his shape and size, lovely head with plenty of work in it, good raised brows & lovely expression.  Clean neck and front, correctly angulated with gently sloping topline moved really well with his tail lashing from side to side. 

2 French Diervilla Zen Power darker shorter coupled boy who owns a good masculine head, good front neck and correct lay of shoulder and he has great depth to his chest 

3 Schellings Marland Zo Irish And Handsome.

YD (9-2) 

1 Stockton Riverbrue Alchemist Admist Kespas JW exciting young dog, elegant and racy. Beautiful head, clean neck & shoulder good depth of chest, spring of rib and correct tail set.  Moved really well. 

2 Chorley-Newton,Chorley & Flinders Pawsword Priceless To Kerryfair JW another super young dog, loved his head, correct eye shape & colour with melting expression.  Well balanced and especially pleased in forechest and hindquaters. 

3 Davies Pawsworth Prarie Wind JW.

GD (11-3)

1. Stockton Gwendariff D'ya Think I'm Fab For Kespas JW medium sized dark coated boy in super condition another good head correct neck and shoulder good tight feet not overdone in any way, went well   

2 Williamson Caskeys Solar Eclipse At Bluesprings  medium sized dog who owns a lovely head.  He is well balanced, not flashy but soundly put together, he has a good straight front and good lay of shoulder.  He also moved well. 

3 Partridge Kerrydown One Man.

PGD (18-4) 

1 Lucas Bardonhill Eternal Flame Among Amberlight JW beautiful head, melting expression, correct angulation both front and rear, good depth of chest and spring of rib gently sloping topline and correct tail set.  Moved soundly 

2 Lorrimer Kerrimere Charismatic JW another beautiful young dog, slightly longer than 1 he also possesses a beautiful head with, good eye shape, colour and expression.  Also liked his topline and tail set. well angulated both front and rear.  Both dogs moved well. 

3 Hoskins Sandstream Just A Breeze.

LD (20-5)

1 Bott Gwendariff D'ya Know My Name By Bardonhill JW super glamorous boy in excellent coat and condition for me he excelled in neck and shoulder angulation, great depth of chest and spring of rib, correct angulation to hindquaters which he put to good use on the move 

2 Wilkins Margretwoods Gobstopper JW ShCm another heavily coated dog in super condition, showy & racy.  Loved his head which has plenty of work in it super raised brows and melting expression.  Good front and rear angulation, moved well. 

3 Macauley Caskeys Mischief Of Stylersetts JW

OD (14-2)

This was a class of top class dogs, the depth of quality is this class was superb. I had dogs which I did not place which I would have happily given a1st.  It just came down to a matter of splitting hairs. 

1 Milligan-Bott & Bott Sh Ch Thendara Pot Noodle JW impressive masculine dog who just seems to get better with age, at 7 years old this shows how long lasting our breed can be.  His movement in this class was a joy to watch.  He drives round the ring on a loose lead and he demands your attention.  Beautiful head with plenty of work in it, loved his expression.  He is so well put together with no exaggeration.  He has a super outline, straight front neat feet clean over neck and shoulders, great depth to his chest, well sprung ribs, strong over his loin correct rear angulation, super well balanced dog.  CC  

2 Mitchell   Amblin's Sweet William super typy elegant dog in excellent coat & condition.  He pleased me for his size,shape  and well balanced construction, nothing exaggerated, just so well put together.  He also moved well.   RCC   

3 Mclarnon Sh CH/Ir Sh Ch Gwendariff Nuts Aboutu Glennavna JW

MPB  (8-2) a class of raw babies

1 Jones Gwendariff Chilli Powder sweet little bitch who owns a lovely head with super expression.  Nicely put together, liked her topline and tailset.  Has a lovely coat coming through.  2 Naylor & Morrison Anlory Doris good size and shape has a excellent front moved well for such a baby.  3 Hillocks Oakdene Quintessentialy Jonola (imp bel)

PB (9-2)  Hall Glennara Cilleigne Dervla (ikc) dark coated bitch who shows much promise, sweet head and dark eye, good front and shoulder placement she was a little erratic on the move but I forgave her this as I am sure she will tighten up as she gets older.  I was told that this win gave her her JW, congratulations.BPB

2 Wiggins Tremonisha Fuchsia very pretty bitch nicely put together, good front & forechest, good spring of rib and well angulated hindquarters.

3 Hill-Decoster Vicary’s Pearls A Singer

JB (8-2)

1 Hinslea Gwendariff Guess Who's Coming To Northamber mature super young bitch just loved her.  Very pretty with a correct shaped head with a super expression.  Excellent neck & front,& has good rear angulation.  Liked her topline and tailset.  Moved well.  Just right for her age. 

2 Humphreys Crimpington Flirtini To Henaleas another pretty dark coated bitch who is nicely put together, good neck & shoulders, super topline and tailset, strong hindquaters, also moved well. 

3 Sketchley Kerrimere Misty For Me

YB (18-3-1w) 

1. Hall Riverbrue Ophelia At Glennara JW beautiful dark coated compact bitch.  Lovely shaped head, good eye shape, colour & expression.  Good straight front clean well angulated shoulders, good depth of chest & spring of rib.  Not overdone in any way.  Moved well. 

2 Hinslea Gwendariff Guess Who's Coming To Northamber. 
3 Crocker & Siddle Riverbrue Gloriana

GB (8-2)

1 Williams Caskeys Showtime At Bluesprings medium sized compact bitch, she owns a lovely head with plenty of work in it, lovely raised brows and super melting expression, well balanced, honest, & so well put together with nothing exaggerated.  Liked her strong hindquaters which she put to good use on the move. 

2 Nevitt Aoibheanne's Stay With Me pretty elegant racy bitch in good coat and condition.  Good straight front nice tight feet, super topline. 

3 Watt Shenanagin Sweet Sixteen JW

PGB  (17-2) a trio of lovely bitches it was just a matter of splitting hairs.

1 Hall Harred Hettie compact dark coated, superb in profile I just loved her shape.  So well balanced, clean neck and front, good angulation to both front and rear, super depth of chest & spring of rib, strong hindquaters & short hocks.  Moved well 

2 Wilson Coppers Snowqueen very pretty, elegant and racy who's lovely head I preferred, she has a melting expression. Good legs & feet great depth of chest & spring of rib, sweeping hindquaters which she used well on the move. 

3 Mugford Sangarah Skyline Over Lynwood JW (imp hun)

LB (20-4)

1 Waterton Sandstream Welcome Breeze JW elegant & racy liked her for her size & shape she has a gorgeous head and is so well put together, well balanced with correct front and rear angulation.  Especially liked her topline and tailset.  In excellent coat and condition.  Moved soundly  RCC   

2 Gisby Sutersett Once Upon A Dream another beautiful feminine well balanced girl.  slightly heaver that 1st, super front, strong over loin and hindquaters, excellent bend of stifle good strong short hocks & moved well  3 Box Bardonhill Afternoon D'lite At Fernstart

OB (9-4) a trio of beautiful bitches headed this class

1 Sh Ch Forfarian Hey Sexy Lady JW elegant stylish, like her shape and size  So well balanced, neat & tidy nothing exaggerated, in excellent coat & condition.  Liked everything about her from her pretty head to her correct tail set.  She moved like a dream, her head held high she kept her topline and her gently lashing tail completed the picture.  CC & BOB  

2 Bott, Allen & Morgan Sh Ch Bardonhill Please Dont Tease Quensha JW another elegant racy very pretty bitch who is so well balanced and constructed she also moved extremely well. 

3 Armitage Sh CH Gwendariff Coco Nut Cream.

Julie Driver

Midland Counties Canine Society
29 October 2017

Judge: Julie Driver (Stearnwood)
Entry: 179 Dogs making 216 Entries

Winning her 8th Challenge Certificate and Best of Breed
Congratulations to Nancy,
Owned by Sandra, Nicola and Jenna Sturrock

forfarian hey sexy lady gladwish
Sh.Ch. Forfarian Hey Sexy Lady JW

Photo: Barbara Gladwish
The Dog Challenge Certificate was awarded to Noodle
owned by Dee Milligan-Bott & Jeremy Bott
Sh.Ch. Thendara Pot Noodle JW
The Res.Bitch CC was awarded to Sandy Waterton with Beattie
Sandstream Welcome Breeze JW
The Res.Dog CC was awarded to Pam Mitchell with William
amblins Sweet williamNEEISC Ch show 2017 0B5A8586
Amblin's Sweet William
Photo: Ian Newsham
Best Puppy in Breed was awarded to King
Owned by Teresa and Gemma Gisby and Jo-Anne Parsons
king NEEISC Ch show 2017 0B5A8590
Suteresett King of Hearts JW
Photo: Ian Newsham
Congratulations to All the Winners

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