Dachshund (Miniature Wire-haired)
Judge: Mrs Z Rawson
It is many years since I judged this variety, and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and was over the moon when my Best puppy went Best Puppy in show and my BOB winner got group 4. I would like to thank my extremely efficient stewards for their brilliant work
MPD (2) 1 Tomsett Dajean Surely A Star very mature for age baby, lovely front excelled in forechest, good head and eye, long ribcage, level topline, moved well. 2 Crossman Janter Indian Knight black/tan not as well developed as winner, still needs to mature in front construction, strong quarters moved freely.
PD (8,1) 1 Thorn Andrews & Billinghurst Lady L Drakesleat Kumquat May Brindle of quality he is extremely mature, super head, long neck, running into a well laid shoulder excellent keel, long ribcage moved like a little train with great drive from muscular quarters. 2 Tomsett Dajean Heís A Star Another promising youngster just unlucky to meet winner today, good head very good front construction, kept a level topline on the move, good driving action 3 Salisbury Pennywave Nosey Parker at Brocklewood
JD (2) 1 Hawkins Martinks Storm In A Teacup For Lonaza light brindle, was placed in the previous very strong class, he has a good head, correct shoulder angulation level topline and good movement. 2 Tomsett Pinocchio Klara Difino At Dajean (Imp) black/tan lighter in body than winner, he is more refined, good keel and correct topline preferred movement of one.
SBD (2) 1 Hawkins Martinks Storm In A Teacup For Lonaza 2 Vossen Dajeanís Happy Sunday
PGD (2) 1 Howells Bothlyn Count On Me at Fallowmill light brindle, light brindle dog, felt I had to place this slightly overweight dog as, he has an excellent body, plenty of forechest level topline, and stong driving movement. 2 Phillips Gulliagh Loganberry Of Robinswood (Ikc) light brindle totally different from winner, would like a better keel, good topline but not the driving action I was looking for.
LD (6) 1 Tomsett Dajean Starstruck Dark brindle very typey correct head, long arched neck, good shoulder angulation, very good forechest deep keel, stong well muscled quarters giving him good drive on the move. 2 Thorn-Andrews Drakesleat Ivor Notion black/tan, very difficult to fault everything in the right place I just felt the winner was more mature, he moved very well. 3 Clare Lordscairnie Love God
OD (5) 1 Thorn-Andrews Drakesleat Evan Sent very dark brindle,oozing quality, very compact, excellent body conformation, his movement was impeccable, free flowing with tremendous drive from muscular quarters, CC and BOB, Group 4. 2 Rose Ch Ridanflight Ricardo beautiful dog so unlucky to meet winner today, very good overall conformation, correct topline and strong driving action from a muscular rump, RCC 3 Feetham Kimbleholme Jackpot
VD (1) 1 Phillips Ch Curtisey Boogy Woogy very dark red brindle 9 years old, all his teeth present, in great condition, liked his head, good body and topline, moved well, a credit to his owner Best Veteran in Breed MPB (4) 1 Howells Blackvein Vixen at Fallowmill lovely brindle baby, full of quality, good head, long neck, good overall conformation, well muscled quarters,, very sound mover. 2 Kirkwood-Emery Helydon Nifty Nairn another promising puppy, super head, well placed shoulder, long ribbing, good driving movement 3 Watkins Blackvein Dasher
PB (7) 1 Fulton Bothlyn Penny from Heaven very well balanced brindle girl, pretty head, arched neck leading into a good shoulder blade, well ribbed chest, good topline good rump, very good sound mover. 2 Bye Molloney Game Of Hearts good head and eye, nice front construction with correct ribbing, strong quarters, moved well 3 Hunt Earthseas Ermintrude
JB (6,2) 1 Blackburn Stargang Minnesota brindle, very mature, feminine sweet head and expression, long neck well angulated shoulder, long ribcage, correct topline, free mover 2 Storton Dereheath Helen Reddy, red brindle loved her head and expression, preferred front of winner, good rump and good driving action on the move. 3 Dance Emem Constance Sunshine
SBB (2) 1 Davies & Tomsett Jermaina Iz Novo-peredelkino dapple very elegant with a good chest, long neck, good shoulder angulation correct topline and good movement 2 West Byabye Brillare With Archidax JW red bitch, nice head and eye, good body and forechest just had puppies and wasnít putting it all in
PGB (11) A difficult class to sort out, nice bitches went unplaced 1 Kirkwood Helydon Magical Mika good head and eye, good length of neck would prefer a bit more forechest, strong quarters, moved well 2 Fulton Jolanda Uptown Girl at Bothlyn elegant, sweet head, long neck good shoulder angulation, correct topline moved with drive 3 Clements Springdac Red Siren
LB (8,2) 1 Dance Emem Summer Sunshine brindle of quality, she stood out in this class,very well balanced, gorgeous head, long arched neck, well ribbed chest correct topline, long free movement with strong drive from muscular quarters, CC 2 Crossman & Kennedy Janter Bee Forever slightly different in type to winner, more compact, she has a nice head,, good forechest and keel, kept a level topline on the move good front reach and strong drive from behind 3 Grant Granhoward Ownly
OB (11,2) A very difficult class to sort out some nice bitches went cardless 1 Jones Ch Bimini Blue Moon JW a striking brindle oozing quality, great coat, lovely feminine head, good front and long ribbing, level topline, moved with tremendous drive from strong muscular quarters RCC 2 Thorn-Andrews Drakesleat Drop Dead Gorgeous, another brindle slightly different in type, just preferred the proeminent forechest of winner, excellent movement, nice well muscled quarters giving her an excellent driving action on the move. 3 Feetham Kimbleholme Queen Of Hearts