Dachshund (Long Haired)
Judge: Mrs J D Rowe
Thanks to all the exhibitors for a good
day, the sun shone, all dogs were in excellent condition, and the size have
come down since I last judged them, they are not so big now. Temperaments were
PD (1) Coopers & Steadman's Darsoms Zethro, 11 Mth old red dog, masculine head and nice dark eye good coat, super bone, good shoulders and front, nice tight elbows good length of body and deep chest, moved well.
JD (3,1) 1 Lewis's Bronia Chaos at Trixhund, pleasing head and eye, good length of neck, well laid back shoulders, sound front and firm topline which held on the move, 2 Singh Sethi's Tarramist Force India, another nice dog in good condition, good coat pleasing head and eye would prefer a little more in front, good topline, moved well.
PGD (1) Duchesne's Darsoms Zane of Scandell, heavier built dog, masculine head and dark eye, excellent front and feet, nice deep chest good ribbing and rear angulation, needs to get into a quicker stride to see full potential.
LD (1) Negus Tekahaus Licence to Kill with Tarramist Shcm, masculine head and almond eye, in good coat and condition, well boned good forechest and feet, well ribbed and good rear angulation, moved well.
OD (7) 1 Geeson's Abydachs Oh What A Night JW, have been over this dog before and I am not disappointed, this dog at 8yrs old is in excellent condition, fabulous coat, and very well balanced of correct size, well muscled and could show these younger ones how to move freely and with drive, BD. 2 Sutton's Damai Master Benedict, another top quality dog, at 7yrs excellent coat and condition, lovely head, front and feet, deep chest with plenty of ground clearance level topline, which he kept on the move, both of these veterans can move freely, preferred the drive 1. RBD. 3 Clarke's Aust Ch Laurieton His Masters Voice at Tekalhaus.
PB (1) Mark's Labbadax Belladonna. 8 mth Red Bitch, liked her a lot, well boned of correct size and good coat, lovely head and dark eye, good front and prominent forechest, excellent ribbing, and good rear angulation, moved freely holding her topline, please to award her BP in breed.
JB (2) 1 Mitchell's Bronia Lovanna at Imrika, Pretty bitch in good condition with dark eye, well laid back shoulders and good front angulation, and depth of chest, well ribbed, and good hindquarters, moved well. 2 Sutton's Lilliemai Flower by Damai. Sweet B/T bitch, good coat lovely head and dark eye good reach of neck, front and shoulders, needs to mature as loses her topline on the move.
PGB (3) 1 Surrell's Bokra Masquerade, shaded red bitch, nice head and dark eye, good coat and length of neck p, well laid back shoulders excellent quarters, good topline which she kept on the move, 2 Jordan's Resurgam Morning Glory, B/T bitch of good proportions, pretty head and expression, Good coat, front and spring of rib, moved well holding topline. 3 Le Page's Resurgam Elise Thelepees.
LB (4) I Clarkes Solo's Billion Dollar Baby at Tekalhaus, lovely red bitch, good coat, with lovely conical head, prominent forechest and good feet, well laid back shoulders good ribbing and strong quarters, moved well. 2 Geeson's Abydach Summer Loving, another quality bitch that could easily change places, splitting hairs between the two, just preferred the outline of 1 on the move. 3 Dimon's Dimerlin Isoide.
OB (4) 1 Negus Tarramist A New Hope, A beautiful Bitch caught my eye on entering the ring, a well balanced bitch with presence, lovely feminine head, neck and correct shoulders, good deep chest with plenty of ground clearance, good spring of rib, well muscled, and moved freely with plenty of drive, pleased to award her BOB. 2 Mitchell's American Beauty, another quality bitch, lovely head and expression good neck and topline, excellent front and feet, a close decision between the two, preferred the movement of my winner, RBB. 3 Clarke's Tekalhaus Octopussy.