Southern Dachshund Club 2006
Judge: Jane Hosegood
BEST IN SHOW
What a wonderful way to spend a Saturday amongst hound people with lovely dogs. Everyone so friendly. I thoroughly enjoyed my day with the SDA. Thank you so much for inviting me to judge BIS at your show. It was a great honour. BIS was Goddard’s, Ch. Minard Krystal Darque. Very stylish and elegant b/t m/l/h bitch 4 and a half years old of the highest quality. Needs no comment from me. She is truly a great ambassador for the breed. Her movement is something worth watching, flows, is not the right word, she seems to fly, effortless movement. Showing good front extension. and drive. In immaculate show condition. A lovely hound to go over. Perfectly handled. RBIS was Metcalfe’s, Ch. Metadale Macquarie. High quality Long just 3 years old. Beautifully made all through. In super condition. His red coat gleaming. Moving soundly, showing good extension. Very well handled. BPIS was Aligear’s, Ridgegrove Halle Berry. Delightful b/t m/l/h bitch 9 months old of royal breeding. The spitting image of her father at same age. Oozes quality, this breeder seems to bring out glorious puppies. So well handled and presented. RBPIS was Hunt’s, Carpaccio Black Sabbath. Most promising quality 9 month old b/t dog. Showing lovely outline. Movement true both ways. In immaculate condition. Presentation and handling of the very best.
AV V (13). 1. McFaul’s, Ch. Ir Ch. Glasvey Lilac. L/h. Lovely bitch looking so well. Sweet feminine head. Nice front, feet and neck. Well made body and quarters. Moved soundly both ways retaining her topline. 2. Williams’, Ch. Lieblings Pick n Mix. W/h. Favourite of mine looking and showing so well. Strong masculine head. Nice neck and well made body and muscular quarters. Moved with style round the ring. 3. Duchesne Scandell Talking Pages. M/L/H. AV P STAKES (12). 1. Geeson’s, Abydachs Hot Summer Nights. L/h. Lovely puppy of nice size. Feminine head and expression. Good front, neck and feet. Well made body and muscled quarters. Moved well both ways retaining her topline. 2. Sutton’s, Damai Master Alex/L/h. Big upstanding puppy. Strong masculine head. Nice front and well made body and quarters. Moved well round the ring. AV SpBEGIN (7). 1. Jordan’s, Resurgam Silver Solitaire. L/h. Pretty bitch. Sweet head and expression. Nice front and body lines. Moved well. 2. Jordan’s, Resugam Calypso. L/h. Mother of winner. Feminine head and expression. Well made body and quarters. Moved with style. Difficult decision between these two. AV SpO (11). 1. Geeson’s, Abydachs Oh What a Night JW. L/h. Super dog. Masculine head and expression. Lovely front and shoulders. Well made body and muscular quarters. Excellent free flowing movement retaining his outline. 2. Sutton’s, Damai Master Benedict. L/h Well made dog of larger type. Masculine head and expression. Well made body and quarters. Moved well round the ring.