Critique - Judge: Lynn Williamson

Thank you to the committee of Coalville & District for inviting me to judge, also my stewards who kept things running smoothly & last but not least the exhibitors for such a lovely entry.

Minor Puppy  8 (1a)

1st  Teleri Summertime Blues Avec Alofrana (Danks- kemish)
This 7mth old dog caught my eye on entering the ring, I just loved him, oozing quality from head to tail, a striking outline, beautiful head & expression, with good reach of neck & very well balanced throughout. He moved freely & in complete harmony with his young handler who presented & handled him to perfection. BP

2nd  Lynwood Abracadabra ( Mugford)
Striking 8mth old bitch, I notice by same sire as my winner, well constructed, and like one at correct level of development for age, lovely tight arched feet, in good coat & condition, preferred head of my winner, moved well.

3rd  Staratlanta Queen Freya  (Anthony- Stuart)

Puppy 12 (6a)

1st.  Teleri Summertime Blues Avec Alofrana (Danks-Kemish)

2nd Anlory Duncan (Naylor)
Lovely clean outline on this puppy, most handsome balanced head with dark expressive eye, good front and rear assembly, well sprung ribs and neatest of feet ,moved well maintaining his top line.

3rd Lynwood Abracadabra ( Mugford)

Junior 6 (2a)

1st  Harreds Trooper (FitzMaurice)
Handsome masculine head with gentle expression &  good reach to well muscled neck, good front angulation, shorter in loin but well constructed, presented well, needs to settle on the move.

2nd  Tremonisha Fuschia  (Wiggins)
Pretty bitch with good body properties and a gentle sloping top-line, in good coat & condition

3rd   Staratlanta Yankee Doodle (Quinn)

Graduate 11 (3a)

1st  Alofrana Hotter Than U’ Know (Danks-Kemish)
Mature 20mth old dog, super outline, handsome balanced head, good length of neck, well constructed front and rear, strong quarters, short powerful hocks which he used to his advantage on the move, well furnished pristine coat, a very promising young dog.  Fought hard when challenging for BOB, a very close decision, delighted to award him RBOB

2nd   Rappatty Star Light Over Alofrana (Danks-Kemish)
Well constructed balanced bitch, lovely head and expression, well sprung ribs, excels in quarters, beautiful feet, in good coat, moved well.

3rd.   Anlory Carignan  (Naylor)

Post Graduate 7 (1a)

1st.     Kerrimere Indiscreet. (Sharman & Jennings)
A well balanced dog throughout with a lovely outline, good head & well muscled neck, strong powerful quarters, a very sound dog on the move, striding out well and holding his top line, shown in excellent coat & condition.

2nd   Kerryfair Hattie  (Chorley-Newton)
Such a pretty bitch, my kind of head, lovely eye shape and expression, low set ears, good outline but not relaxed stacked making it difficult for handler to get the best from her, unfortunately not wearing her best coat today.

3rd   Romarne Under Orders (Nicholls)

Open 11 (4a)

1st.    Hot Sensations Orstone Cowboy (Kniveton)
I have always loved this boy, such a clean striking outline, not exaggerated in anyway, beautiful balanced head, with raised brows creating such a melting expression, well angulated front and rear with good depth to chest, super top line and correct tailset, in lovely coat and condition, presented and handled well he moved soundly,steadily and with presence. Delighted to award him BOB and see him shortlisted in the Gundog group.

2nd   Devonville El Condor Passa  (Weir)
Bigger dog, balanced masculine head, good outline & front angulation, shorter in loin, good coat and condition.

Judge Lynn Williamson.


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