Critique for Minehead & DCS
German Shorthaired Pointer
2nd Holmwood’s Silvamarsh Ulka – 9mth B and looking a baby but very pleasing head, good neck and well made. Lovely outline and good feet. Such a baby on the move but showing she has a lot of promise. BP and later Puppy Group 4
3rd Parker’s Rivertone Birthday Party
1st Sheppard’s Micklemess Spiced Peaches from Whissgig – 2yr B with a pleasing outline of good proportions and lovely head. Well made fore and aft with good bane and feet. Very nice mover, particularly in profile.
Linley’s Mayghan’s Lawn of Herbs by Sealumber 8 mths and such a
baby. Pleasing shape and proportions although a little up on the rear
today which is also affecting her movement. Lovely front and profile
though. Vary promising youngster. BP
Linley’s Uptown Girl by Sealumber JW
2nd Donnellan’s Gardenstone Giggleicious
3rd Webb’s Caenriver Who’s a Cracker
1st Dare’s Marquell Mystique– 3yr B. Another close call but this young lady just edged it. Lovely typey feminine B of correct size and proportions. Lovely head and dark eye. Super front with well laid shoulders over well sprung ribs of good depth. Short loin to correctly angled rear. In good coat and a super true mover with typical action.
2nd Masters’ Dykere Lavender Blue for Manchela
3rd Donnellan’s Gardenstone Giggleicious
Post Graduate (5,0a)
1st Donnellan’s Gardenstone Giggleicious – 13mth B and another cracker. Correct shape with good head and eye. Well made front and rear and in good coat. Lovely shoulders over correct ribbing presenting a lovely picture on the stand. Correct action on the move.
2nd Bowman’s Franaille Oceans ShCM
3rd Webb’s Caenriver Trughanacmy
An interesting class headed up by 2 veterans that can still show the ‘youngsters’ how it’s done..
1st Bowman’s Asquanne’s Grania with Franaille JW ShCM –What can I say? At 9yrs old she still presents a beautiful outline. Super head and dark eye giving a soft expression. Lovely neck flows into super well laid shoulders over a good spring of rib. Lovely depth to chest. Short strong loin to well muscled rear. Moved with purpose with correct action. BOB
2nd Peam’s Brelade Miss Terious ShCM
3rd Watson’s Durandabell Chit Chat
Hungarian W/H Vizsla
Pyne’s Hillfern Nutmeg at Budley – What a sweetie. 16mth and still
such a baby. A little unsure of her surroundings to start with but
started to settle. Lovely expression. I would like a little more stop.
Good bone and good depth of chest. Lovely rear angles. Moved well once
Coggins’ Droveborough Born to Bound at Gemrose – A very imposing
15mth D. Lovely outline when he is not overstretched. Super head with
good eye and expression. Excellent front assembly, well muscled with
good depth to chest. Strong loin to well muscled and correctly angulated
rear. Good bone and neat feet. Powerful driving mover. Would love to see
him with more room.
Moon’s Llantrussa by the Book – 21mth D. Lovely boy for shape and
type. Very good in head with dark eye and an alert, attentive
expression. Super front assembly with good spring and depth of rib. Well
angulated rear with good muscle. True fluid mover with reach and drive.
Such a happy chap with a lovely tail action.
Meadows’ Gwendariff Whispa Daisy– 13mth B who presents a super
outline with the correct amount of slope from withers to croup. Super
head with dark eye. Excellent shoulders and good length to upper arm.
Lovely depth of chest down to good bone and neat feet. Super rear angles
and a lovely mover. A very promising young lady.
Meadows’ Gwendaciff Whispa Daisy
1st Luczynski’s Fcimus Pink Petticoat at Kanara – American Cocker. 20mths and stood out. Lovely for size, shape and type. Good head, well made front and rear, nice top line. Carrying a nice amount of coat. True steady mover.
2nd Luis’ Valentisimo’s Cari – Spanish Water Dog. Just 6 mths and what a lovely typey young lady. Super shape and already carrying a good coat. Lovely head and well made front and rear. So together on the move for one so young. A very promising puppy who I was pleased to give BAVNSC Puppy and Puppy group 2.
3rd Hunter & Beardshall’s Tossneer Nell – Hungarian Vizsla
2nd Sheppard’s Luduci Niamh of Whissgig – I Spinone
3rd Serjeant & Hill’s Luduci Shadows in the Snow - I Spinone
1st Merrick’s Stormerrick Bobby Shafton – Golden Retriever. 6mth D heading up a very nice trio of puppies. So together for his age. Lovely type with good outline. Loved his head with his dark eeye giving a soft expression, a good reach of neck to well laid shoulders, good forechest, well sprung ribs of lovely depth. Super rear with good width of ham. Super little mover. Please to see him later and award him Puppy Group 3
2nd Claxon’s Mayghans Dunestream at Fiverites – Clumber Spaniel
3rd Laid’s Dymexe My Guy – Flatcoated Retriever
1st Longhurst’s Hurstmeon Calamity Jane – Labrador Retriever. 2yr Choc Lab. A lovely young lady of good size and shape. Good head with dark eye. Well made fore and aft with good depth and spring of rib. Good rear with correct tail, would just like her to keep it down more. Such a true easy mover.
2nd Tatum’s Ansona Royal Jester - Weimaraner
3rd Ellis’ Bramblebriar Cloudberry at Goldleigh – Golden Retriever
2nd Peam’s Brelade Miss Terious ShCM – Cocker Spaniel
3rd Partridge’s Kerrydown Layla ShCM – Irish Setter
1st Hocking’s Kaspurgold Promises JW – Golden Retriever 2yr B. After judging most of the gundogs I knew there would have to be something that took my eye to beat the Flatcoat but this young lady did it. Super for size and type. Lovely head and eye. Super to go over with excellent shoulders, lovely forechest and ribs of good spring and depth. Strong loin to well muscled rear. Such a delight to go over and such a true free easy mover with lovely reach and drive. Just had the little ‘extra’ to win the group.
2nd. Yates & Stracey’s Llantrussa Mamma Mia with Hinchley – Flatcoated Retriever
3rd Rankine’s Tenshilling Rags to Riches at Fylefair JW ShCM - Pointer
4th Powell’s Madreliaths Renata - Weimaraner
Gundog Puppy Group
1st. Masters’ Dykere Lavender Blue for Manchela - Cocker Spaniel
2nd. Luis’ Valentisimo’s Cari – Spanish Water Dog
3rd Merrick’s Stormerrick Bobby Shafton – Golden Retriever
4th Holmwood’s Silvamarsh Ulka - Weimaraner
Judge – Ray McDonald