I was highly honoured to be invited to Judge my own breed at Crufts 2018. There was a fantastic entry of 187 dogs and I thank the exhibitors for their entries. There were some lovely dogs to Judge unfortunately some had to go card less. I thank my stewards Helen Sutton & Ian Gordon for keeping the ring running smoothly.
Veteran Dog 1ent. 1st Kent’s Ch Barratini Jeeves at Lokmadi JW. B/Tan of nearly 10 years good forchest, ribbing, & topline, showed & moved well, he enjoys of minute & never lets his owner down. There are not many males in this breed that are showing well at this age.
Minor Puppy dog 3ent. 1.ab) 1st Paget & Carroll. Marvale Master Of Disguise. Well constructed B/T of 8 months old, Pleasing front, good shoulder placement & topline, moved out well. 2nd Robertson Ayseebee Look Who’s Talking To Ravenwood. Red with good head & front moved well , had a lovely friendly nature.
Puppy dog 5ent.1.ab) 1st &BPIB Hunts Pelliroja Talking Italian at Carpaccio, Red with good bone ,masculine head, & nice reach of neck, flowing into a good topline, angulated qtrs, Moved well keeping a nice outline. 2nd Williams & Moes Cwmdarhian Jimmy Choo. Prominent forechest , with good topline & length of ribbing. Moved well with purpose . 3rd Rudkin’s Dynastydax Jimmy Cricket. Compact B/T, pleasing front & head , good body & qtrs, moved well.
Junior Dog 13 ent 1.ab) 1st . CC & BOB Pagett & Carroll Ch Marvale Up With The Lark. I admired this young clear red dog when he came out in puppy and was not disappointed on going over him. Well balanced with a lovely Hound head & almond eye & reach of neck flowing into a good top line, Excellent forechest, shoulders ribbing & shoulder placement, Good bone ,strong qtrs. Moved true keeping a lovely clean outline. 2nd Ergis Siouxline Jacob. Red with a lovely head & eye, front & shoulders, excellent qtrs, moved really well with drive. 3rd Cumberland Mumysami Clicaliciuos For Yorami. Masculine head, good front , nice qtrs moved well keeping a good topline.
Yearling dog 9ent. 2.ab 1st Melbourne Ambreglo Storm At Melriding B/T With good bone & ribbing, Pleasing head & front, good Shoulder placement & topline.Moved with purpose. 2nd Cumberland Mumysami Clicalicious For Yorami 3rd Callows Garthorne T-Rex . Pleasing head & front , moved well keeping a good topline.
P.Graduate 16ent. 4.ab) 1st Smith Wolferlow Admiral Nelson. Well balanced, good front & depth of rib. Well angulated qtrs. Nice topline & underline, moved soundly. 2nd Blackburn Stargang Sea Bird. Red, with good masculine head, reach of neck & forchest, nice angulated qtrs , moved out well keeping a good topline. 3rd Philips Stargang High Hopes Of Stargang, Good head & eye , reach of neck , good qtrs moved well.
Limit Dog 14 ents.2ab) 1st Melbourne D’Arisca Flaunt It At Melriding. Red with good head & eye, prominent forechest, Well placed shoulders, Nice topline & underline,Moved soundly 2nd Blackburn- Bennett. Stargang Barracuda. Masculine head with good reach of neck.& well placed shoulders. Good top & underline moved with ease keeping a lovely outline. 3rd Scott’s Wolferlow Will Scarlet B/T Pleasing head & eye shape, Good reach of neck flowing into good topline. Well made shoulders with prominent forechest, moved out well.
Open Dog 16 ents.1ab) My first three all worthy champions who have and will change place’s . 1st & Res CC Coxon’s Ch Distinctly So D’Arisca Stylish Red with good front & rear angulation, well laid shoulders & spring of rib, strong topline, moved true keeping a lovely outline. 2nd Ergis Ch Siouxline Arron, Red with good head & eye & ribbing strong quarters, Moved out well with drive keeping a good topline. 3rd Barrett’s Ch Ayseebee Rumour Has It. Smart B/T sound & balanced, well angulated qtrs. Good top & underlines, moved soundly.
Good Citizen 1ent ) Those who enter in this class have completed obedience well done to them and their owners. Ward- Blower Whitewebbs Sweet William at Willowmist, Red pleasing head & front, good angulation. moved with purpose.
Veteran Bitch 9 ent) 1st & BVIB Blackburn-Bennett Ch Lokmadi Sea Holly at Stargang, clear Red has just become a veteran, Prominent forechest with good reach of neck flowing into level topline, Good shoulders & ribbing, with pleasing head & eye, strong qtrs, moved out with style. 2nd West’s Archidax Bonneville Lovely , red of 7 years compact well covered body good bone & ribbing, kept a lovely outline on the move 3rd Coxon’s D’Arisca Damsel In A Dress, B/Tan of 7 years. Lovely profile on the move, strong quarters, Pleasing head & reach of neck.
Minor Puppy Bitch 2ents. Barrett’s Ayseebee Talk Of The Town. Compact B/Tan , pleasing head & front , good topline & good qtrs.Moved out well. 2nd Carey’s Debbiejay oooH La La . Good forchest & topline & qtrs, A little unsettled on the move.
Puppy bitch 9 ents. 1st Williams & Moes Cwmdarhian Prty Lika Rushn. Red with a Femine head with good forechest ,tight elbows & ribbing, Moved out well keeping a lovely outline. 2nd. Metcalfe-Bilgin Metadale Something Special B/T compact, pleasing head & forchest ,good shoulder placement moved out with drive. 3rd Barrett’s Cwmdarhian Star Is Born For Ayseebee .Well constructed Brindle, with good bone, front & angulated qtrs .
Junior Bitch. 17ents. 1st Siouxline Goldilocks Of Melriding . clear Red with lovely head & almond shaped eye, reach of neck. Well set shoulders good ribbing, excellent qtrs , moved out well keeping a good topline. 2nd Scott’s Wolferlow Blackberry Pie, Pleasing head & forchest , good shoulder placement, ribbing & strong angulated hindqtrs. Moved soundly keeping a lovely outline. 3rd Andison & Peel Clentry Gooseberry. Compact B/T every thing in the right place moved out well keeping a lovely outline.
Yearling Bitch 20 ents.1st & CC Blackburn –Bennetts Ch Stargang Cherry Berry. Elegant Shaded red, Lovely head & reach of neck flowing into correct lay of shoulder,well Angulated qtrs, firm topline , Moved with lovely reach & drive.In excellent condition. 2nd Melbourne, Paget & Carroll. Donnadoon Sea Vermillion at Marvale, an other lovely red bitch, with houndy head & eye, good shoulders & qtrs, prominent forechest. Moved with drive keeping a good top & Underline. 3rd Hunts Carpaccio Midnight Lace. Femine head strong topline, with good spring of rib moved with purpose keeping a good outline.
Post Grad Bitch 23 ents (4abs) 1st Ergis Siouxline Esther Rose. Lovely red with good ribbing. Pleasing head with nice reach of neck flowing into a good lay of shoulder, strong qtrs & tight feet. Sound mover. 2nd Hutchings Stargang Hot Cross Bun For Collidach. Well constructed Brindle, Pretty head dark almond eye, Good shoulders & ribbing, Prominent forechest, nice angulation, moved out well with drive. 3rd Blackburn’s Stargang Simply The Best. Houndy head & correct shaped eye, Well laid shoulders ,good spring of rib, strong qtrs, moved well keeping a lovely outline.
Limit Bitch. 15 (3 abs) 1st & Res CC Shutt’s Donnadoon Dream Dust, Well Balanced Brindle with a Houndy head, good reach of neck ,prominent forchest & spring & length of ribbing, good bone , strong qtrs . Moved well keeping a lovely outline. 2nd Stokes Webbers Swansong. Elegant well balanced B/T of good type, Lovely head & almond eye, with a good front, spring & length of ribbing, well angulated, Kept a lovely outline on the move & standing. 3rd Kent’s Lokmadi Hidden Dragon. Good bone & angulated qtrs, pleasing head & eye. Move out well keeping a good topline.
Open Bitch 21 entries. A lovely class of quality, 1st Blackburn- Bennett Ch Stargang Serena’s Song. Pleasing head eye & expression, Good Forechest, ribbing & bone, reach of neck flowing into a good topline , Moved well keeping a lovely outline. 2nd Melbourne & Carroll’s Stargang Glimmer at Melriding,B/T. Good head & eye,Shoulders bone & feet, well angulated hind qtrs, Moved with purpose. 3rd Russell’s Ch Russeck Plum Duff. Well constructed B/T, Good shoulders & Ribbing, strong qtrs, moved really well keeping a pleasing outline.
Good Citizen. 6 entries. 1st Lady Neill-Fraser Ch Siouxline Tomasina JW. B/Tan with Lovely head & eye, good bone, forechest & qtrs. This bitch & her owner worked hard & achieved the Bronze, Silver, & Gold awards in 14 weeks, which is what the Good Citizen is all about. 2nd House Gleadsbury Rumour Has It. Red with good head, Qtrs & topline moved out well. 3rd Mason’s Magic Margaret From Teckletown, Chocolate /Tan, Pleasing head & eye with good forechest & topline Moved well.
Katherine Herrington (Judge)