Richmond Championship Show 2021
I wish to thank the officers and committee of Richmond championship show for their hard work and superb hospitality, and for asking me to step in as a substitute for two judges today.
I also wish to thank exhibitors for accepting the last minute change in judges and the judging order.
I am sure everyone will join me in wishing Phil Rollinson and Roz Rawson better health soon.
I was blessed with two excellent stewards, Jim Murdoch and Elizabeth Harrap, Thank you both for an excellent job.
I last judged the wires just over two years ago and i was so pleased to see the improvements, the breed is looking strong and i was particularly impressed with the quality in the younger classes, this bodes well. All were in excellent condition and god temperaments.
PD (7 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: ADAMS Sonham Paddington
9 months mature quality puppy, excellent coat, good head, eye & very good quarters. Shoulders well angulated, good upper arm. Neat underline, and strong in top line for one so young. Moved with confidence and drive. Promising.
2nd: AKEHURST Boloria All Spice
Close up to one, Masculine well-proportioned head with a keen eye and expression. Neck and front assembly good, top line and tail set correct. Plenty of strength in bone with well-padded feet. Moved out well both ways. Another with good prospects.
3rd: WHARTON Ernest Hemingway V.H.
Ruwieise land to Greyhayne
JD (5 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: MCCALMONT & MCCALMONT Silvae Timekeeper
Elegant type, super head and eye, cheeky expression. Good coat & bone. Shoulder & upper arm well placed corrrect angulations and strong top line. Nicely balanced in action, moves with verve and drive. Well shown.
2nd: FITZGERALD Bolaria Jammie Dodger @ Harlilsun
Lower and cobier than winner, strong in head. Good overall balance with correct shoulder and front assembly, moved out well with good ground coverage.
3rd: APPS Calicoe Just Me
YD (2 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: SEATH Sunsong Fire Opal
Alone but still managed to steal the
show. I could not fault with this boy today, Excellent coat, Beautiful masculine
head, eye and expression. Good length of neck excels in front assembly. Good
length of back and ribbing, he has, powerful, well angulated rear and shows the
strength in drive. Moves with ease and presence. Did everything right in a
strong challenge to take CC and BOB.
ND (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: BROWN Romanchi Neptunium Into Tepotis
Carrying a little too much weight which distracted from his outline. Overall correctly made, not giving his all on the move,honest boy and will get himself back into better shape I am sure.
PGD (4 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: MATTHEWS Stanegate Billy The Kid with Sonham JW
Very stylish male, well balanced all through with lots to like. Shapely well chiselled head, good length of neck, again well made shoulders, neat top and underline. Muscular hindquarters, strong easy movement. In Excellent coat. Has a bright future.
2nd: EFFER, Greyhayne Hector
Taller type to winner but has just as
many attributes. A Handsome boy that fills the eye, strong masculine head,
strong neck, lovely lay of shoulder, good front tight elbows, strong top line
and outline. Preferred the more rounded hindquarters of winner.
3rd: BROWN Romanchi Neptunium into Tepotis
LD (7 Entries) Abs: 2
1st: PUGHE & FRASER Bystock Big Bucks
I really admired this happy lad, so balanced, good head, kind expression, good neck flowing into good shoulder and front assembly. Plenty of ribbing reaching well back, neat underline. Well angulated hindquarters Covers the ground with ease. A Neat, well made, not over exaggerated male who must surely be an asset to the breed. Happy to award the RCC, close up for top honours
2nd: GRAHAM and GRAHAM Stanegate Shot in the Dark JW
Has the loveliest front construction
with prominent fore-chest and well laid shoulder, great bone and feet, loved his
head and eye, excellent hindquarter and correct tail-set. His rear action was
superb, could be shade more positive in front reach, close decision.
3rd: PHILLIPS Royal Pepper's Vice Versa (IMP FIN) (Imp Fin)
OD (7 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: ADAMS Ch Tecklegarth Gatling JW
Admired this boy as a youngster and he did not disappoint today. Good sized masculine type has correct front construction with prominent fore-chest and good shoulders. Well-off for bone and excellent feet, immaculately presented. Another that was sound moving pressed hard in the challenge.
2nd: MCCALMONT, Mrs K & MCCALMONT, Mr D Ch Silvae Trader
Again, close decision between these two champions, very different types. Good size, so well balanced, good angulations all through. Plenty of front and ribbing. Good strong topline and moving with drive.
3rd: ROWE, Mrs J Boloria's Aramis
PB (7 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: ROWE Boloria Nice'N Spicy
Just stunning. Such a mature girl,
Hard to fault, so well made and such a lovely type. Sweetest of heads, good
neck, very well made shoulders and front assembly. Excellent ribbing, good upper
arm, tidy underline. Lovely hind quarters, well angulated but not exaggerated.
Good coat. Tight well shaped feet and she can really cover the ground. In the
challenge pulled out the stops to take CC,BP. I was thrilled to hear she also
took and runner up hound puppy group.
2nd: MATTHEWS Sonham Saucy Saffron
Another Quality girl with lots of promise particularly liked her shoulder and rear angulation, sweet head, good length of neck and firm topline. Plenty of ribbing. She is balanced all through and moves really well with reach and drive.
3rd: PUGHE & FRASER Bystock Tina
JB (4 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: WALLER Tendrow Laced With Success
Close decision between these Quality exhibits. Feminine well balanced head with strength in jaw. Correct in eye with a gentle expression. Reachy neck flowing into a well laid shoulder. Good in fore chest with tight elbows. Has good ribs are carried well back. Level in top line leading to well angulated rear. Moved out soundly and held a good profile going around.
2nd: GIBSON Allfreys Cordelia
Again,feminine and well balanced, lovely eye and expression, correct in body outline with good ribbing. Well angulated front and rear with short parallel hocks. Moved out soundly both ways and was well presented in excellent coat.
3rd: SANDERS Knottsrose Creme Brulee
YB (3 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: PHILLIPS Tendrow Wired To Succeed
Cracking young lady, plenty of presence and well put together, Feminine well proportioned head, correct eye and gentle expression. Good length, decent top line. Excellent feet. Stacked she has a pleasing outline. Strong in hindquarters which gave her the edge in this class Coat texture is good, should do well.
2nd: LEEKBLADE & LEEKBLADE Boloria's Iced Gem
Nicely made bitch with good bone and
substance. Balanced front and rear. Moved out and back steadily, needs to firm
up and gain a little more confidence..
NB (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: NICHOLLS Collidach Paige Turner
Another with good head, neck front and rear assembly. Good ribbing and underline. A little softer in coat than winner and not the strength in drive, but sound and balanced all through. A little raw at present and needs time to mature, she has promise.
2nd: LEEKBLADE & LEEKBLADE Boloria's
PGB (6 Entries) Abs: 2
1st: MATTHEWS Wyenot Come Fly With Me over Sonham
An honest type so true when coming
towards you, she is still quite a headstrong lady but is so well made and such a
lovely type. Sweetest of heads, good neck, well-made shoulders and front
assembly. Excellent ribbing, good upper arm, tidy underline. Lovely hind
quarters which power her around the ring. Well angulated but not exaggerated.
My apologies for laughing at this
owner as she was so shocked at getting a rcc, Happy tears
2nd: SANDERS Knottsrose Mystique
A little out of coat at present. good head, neck front and rear assembly. Good ribbing and underline. Not the strength in drive of winner, but sound and balanced all through
3rd: CLAYTON-SMITH Cairparavel Lilac
LB (7 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: MCCALMONT & MCCALMONT Silvae Sky Dancer
Quality exhibit. Feminine well
balanced head with strength in jaw. Correct in eye with a gentle expression.
Reachy neck flowing into a well laid shoulder. Good in fore chest with tight
elbows. Has good ribs are carried well back. Level top line leading to well
angulated rear. Moved out soundly and held a good profile going around.
2nd: ROWE & ROWE Boloria's miss dior
Nicely made bitch of different type. Balanced proportions throughout with a strong topline which she held both standing and on the move. Good head and outlook, well placed shoulder and strong quarters giving a pleasing outline. Moved well
3rd: PHILLIPS, Mrs V Tendrow Turns
The Right Page
Class 144 OB (5 Entries) Abs: 2
1st: MOORE & DOWNES Megline Bohemian Rhapsody (Imp)
An imposing girl, up to size for a
bitch but has lots to like. Super styled head, neck, strong topline, good front
assembly good sweep of keel. Well off for ribbing.Lovely short hocks. Rather
head strong as she powers around the ring with purpose and drive.
2nd: MCCALMONT & MCCALMONT Silvae Fan Dancer
Another Superb young bitch with
promise. Good substance and ribbing. Feminine head, well shaped eye, strong
neck and topline. Well constructed front and rear. Covered the ground well
moved with drive and extension. Still has some maturing then will be in top
3rd: ROWE, miss R Boloria's Trick or Treat JW