WELKS 2023


Judge: Mike Caple

Dog CC : CARRUTHERS Ch Aikton Alexander at Stanegate
Res Dog CC : CARRUTHERS Stanegate Salvador
Bitch CC : MCCALMONT Ch Silvae Sky Dancer
Res Bitch CC : HUTCHINGS Collidach Raynee Day
Best Puppy : JACKSON Elderkine Special Brew
Best Veteran : MOORE & DOWNES Ch Megline Aramis

Veteran Dog (1)
1st: MOORE & DOWNES Ch Megline Aramis

Minor Puppy Dog - NO ENTRIES

Puppy Dog (2,1)
1st: JACKSON Elderkine Special Brew

Junior Dog (2)
1st: CARRUTHERS Stanegate Salvador
2nd: VINE Cishelvine Coriolanus

Yearling Dog (3,1)
1st: ADAMS Dawn Ellesophia Fly Me to the Moon JW
2nd: BUBB Wyeknot Looks Like Trouble

Post Graduate Dog (5)
1st: AKEHURST Boloria All Spice
2nd: EFFER Kasalane Rhapsody
3rd: VINE Cishelvine Quintillion
Res: ELDRED Derdledash Naughty Neptune JW
VHC: SHAW Tendrow Will I Am

Limit Dog (4,1) 0
1st: MOUNTFORD Incordemeo Beetle About
2nd: ADAMS Sonham Paddington JW
3rd: WILLS Kasalane Ostiriato Sea

Open Dog (3)
1st: CARRUTHERS Ch Aikton Alexander at Stanegate
2nd: PHILLIPS Ch Royal Pepper's Vice Versa
3rd: EFFER Greyhayne Hector

Veteran Bitch (1)
1st: ELDRED Bramalodge Amiety at Derdledash

Minor Puppy Bitch (2)
1st: HUNT Drakkina Wirenth
2nd:SANDERS Jeljarmin Betsy at Knottsrose

Puppy Bitch (1)
1st: ELDRED Dakotadax Check Mate

Junior Bitch (7)
1st: HUTCHINGS Collidach Raynee Day
2nd: MATTHEWS Stanegate Senorita with Sonham
3rd: PUGHE & FRASER Bystock Sea Nymph
Res: VINE Cishelvine Cassandra
VHC: MOUNTFORD Incordemeo Flashy Fox

Yearling Bitch (8,1)
1st: PHILLIPS Tendrow What I Am I Am
2nd: COVERLEY Aventine Aunt Patience
3rd: MATTHEWS Stanegate Senorita with Sonham
Res: WALLER Lady in Roseyred
VHC: BEAGRIE Ellesophia Light The Way to Feldhund

Post Graduate Bitch (8,2)
1st: MOUNTFORD Incordemeo My Story
2nd: ELDRED Derledash Moon Beam
3rd: EFFER Cishelvine Miss Tyfication
Res:DICKINSON Derdledash Dakota at Dakotadax
VHC: BUBB Wyeknot Dare to Dream

Limit Bitch (6,1)
1st: HOWLETT & PHILLIPS Tendrow Makes the Right Turn JW
2nd: PHILLIPS Tendrow Turns Over the Page
3rd: MCCALMONT Silvae Timeless
Res: MOUNTFORD Tendrow Special Creation
VHC: WALLER Tendrow Laced with Success

Open Bitch (7,2)
1st: MCCALMONT Ch Silvae Sky Dancer
2nd: MCCALMONT Ch Silvae Fan Dancer
3rd: PHILLIPS Tendrow Wired to Succeed
Res: ROWE Aventine Amarela
VHC: COVERLEY Aventine Amarela

West Of England Ladies Kennel Society Championship Show 27th April 2023 Wire-Haired Dachshund I was appointed as a late replacement judge due the ill health of Mrs Judith Armstrong. I do hope that Judith is soon on the mend. DCC Ch Aikton Alexander at Stanegate RDCC. Stanegate Salvador BCC. Ch Silvae Sky Dancer RBCC. Collidach Raynee Day BOB. Ch Silvae Sky Dancer BP. Elderkine Special Brew BV. Ch. Megline Aramis

VD (1) 1 Moore & Downes. Ch Megline Aramis. Best Veteran 7yr (Wild Boar) holds a lovely outline with lots to like, well constructed all through, pleases with front/ribbing/hindquarters & harsh jacket.

PD (2,1) 1 Jackson. Elderkine Special Brew. BPD & Best Puppy in Breed 11mth (Red) Promising youngster, handsome head/eye, pleases in outline & proportions, sound in construction & movement.

JD (2) 1 Carruthers. Stanegate Salvador. Res CC 15 mths (Wild boar) all of a “piece”, well filled oval front, excellent construction all round, good bone/feet, in firm muscular condition, excellent jacket, sound free mover. 2 Vine. Cishelvine Coriolanus 17mths (Red) handsome head/eye, more compact in outline, good bone/feet, good jacket, preferred the front & movement of 1.

 YD (3,1) 1 Adams. Ellesophia Fly Me To The Moon JW 18mth (Wild Boar) out of a larger mould, “happy chappy” good showman, soundly constructed with balanced angulation,prominent pro-sternum, well ribbed back, good bone/feet, sound in movement. 2 Bubb. Wyeknot Looks Like Trouble 22mth (Wild Boar) More compact in outline, lower to ground, excellent texture to his jacket, good bone, lost out to 1) on his front construction, would look better with less weight & more animation.

PGD (5) 1 Akehurst. Boloria All Spice 30mth (Wild Boar) Handsomely headed with excellent coat texture, holds a pleasing outline with well filled oval front, balanced angulation, good bone/feet, sound in his movement. 2 Effer. Kasalane Rhapsody 29mth (Wild Boar) Handy size, well ribbed back, good bone,short hocks, excellent texture to his jacket, preferred the front, feet & animation of 1). 3 Vine. Cishelvine Quintillion

LD (4,1) 1 Mountford. Incordemeo Beetle About 30mth (Black/Tan) Lots to like, holds a smart outline of good proportions, well angulated fore & aft, prominent pro-sternum, sound in movement, harsh texture to jacket. 2 Adams. Sonham Paddington JW 28mth (Wild Boar) well put together & drives off super rear quarters,harsh jacket & good bone /feet, is of a larger heavier frame, preferred the proportions & front of 1) 3 Wills. Kasalane Ostiriato

OD (3) 1 Carruthers. Ch.Aikton Alexander at Stanegate. DCC 3yr (Wild Boar) all of a “piece” in excellent harsh coat & muscular condition, holds an excellent shape, super bone/feet, lengthy ribbing & well muscled quarters, moves out with sound free action. 2 Phillips. Ch. Royal Pepper’s Vice Versa (Imp Fin) Rising 5yr (Wild Boar) higher stationed, pleases in outline, well put together, free in his movement, preferred the front & hock length of 1). 3 Effer. Greyhayne Hector

VB(1) 1 Eldred. Bramalodge Amiety at Derdledash 9yr (B/T Brindle) liked her for size & shape, attractive head/eye & expression, good harsh jacket, moved out steadily.

MPB (2) Two completely different types, placements based purely on today's performance. 1 Hunt. Drakkina Wirenth 7mth (Choc/Tan) Feminine head/expression, well ribbed back, good angulation, carried herself well, good bone/feet, would prefer a more compact well proportioned outline & will look better in full jacket. 2 Sanders. Jeljarmin Betsy at Knottsrose 6mth (Black/Tan) Liked her head/expression, size & proportions, bone/feet, harsh jacket, not the carriage/ angulation or composure of 1) as yet.

PB (1) 1 Eldred & Dickinson. Dakotadax Check Mate. BPB 9mth (Black/Tan) Pleases for size & outline, well proportioned & balanced, feminine head/eye/expression, harsh jacket, sound mover.

JB (7) 1 Hutchings. Collidach Raynee Day. Res CC 12mth (Red) of excellent quality, feminine head/expression, dark eyes, so well put together, lovely in both forehand & hindquarter construction, well sprung ribbing carried well back, hammy quarters, so sound in her movement, good profile action,harsh jacket. 2 Mathews. Stanegate Senorita with Sonham 15mth (Wild Boar) of lovely size, attractive head/eye, well filled oval front, well ribbed back, firm in topline, carries herself well. 3 Pugh & Fraser. Bystock Sea Nymph JW

YB (8,1) 1 Phillips. Tendrow What I Am I Am 23mth (Red) Such a neat package, lovely head/expression, harsh jacket, good proportions, liked her balanced angulation, good well filled oval front, well ribbed back, good bone/feet, free & easy in her movement. 2 Coverley. Aventine Aunt Patience 22mth (Wild Boar) Smart, compact & balanced in outline, lovely bone/feet, firm in topline, good well muscled quarters, short hocks, preferred the movement of 1 3 Matthews. Stanegate Senorita with Sonham

PGB (8,2) 1 Mountford. Incordemeo My Story 30mth (Black/Tan) projected a well balanced compact outline, good proportions, attractive head/expression, pleased in top & underline, short hocks, soundest mover in this class. 2 Eldred. Derdledash Moon Beam 4yr (Brindle) Another lovely head/expression, super harsh jacket, preferred the proportions & outline of 1) 3 Effer. Cishelvine Miss Tyfication

LB (6,1) 1 Howlett & Phillips. Tendrow Makes The Right Turn JW 23mth (Wild Boar) Immediate appeal, holds a lovely outline, carries herself well, excellent proportions, feminine head on reachy neck, pleases for well filled front, good ribbing, well balanced angulation, short hocks, excellent presentation of harsh jacket, in contention for higher awards. 2 Phillips. Tendrow Turns Over The Page 23mth (Black/Tan) Litter sister to 1) with a larger frame,shares many of the same attributes, outline, front, angulation,ribbing, hocks, free in her movement, not so assured as 1) 3 McCalmont. Silvae Timeless

OB (7,2) 1 McCalmont. Ch.Silvae Sky Dancer. BCC & BOB rising 4yr (Wild Boar) High quality bitch of excellent breed type who was a standout here. Was pleased to meet her again having included her in my shortlist for the Hound Group @ Crufts. Excellent outline of super balance & proportions, well knit body, textbook angulation in both fore & hindquarters, lovely feminine headpiece, well carried on strong well set neck, well filled oval thorax, good bone & well bunched feet, lengthy well- sprung ribbing carried back to firm strong loin with slight rise, broad hammy quarters with short hocks, movement was sound, with good reach & drive, she carried herself well, bonus was her superb jacket of excellent texture. Pleased to see that she was again shortlisted in the Hound Group. 2 McCalmont. Ch.Silvae Fan Dancer Rising 4yr (Wild Boar) Litter sister to 1), well deserving of her title, shares many of the attributes of her sister, lovely outline, well balanced, good angulation, good bone/feet, well ribbed back, thought that Sky Dancer edged it in composure,muscular condition & coat texture. 3 Phillips. Tendrow Wired To Succeed

Mike Caple (Judge)