May I thank the exhibitors for accepting me as the last minute substitute judge.
Junior Dog. 2 Entries (1abs) 1 st . Mr G Kirkwood Beetlejuice Vitoraz at Helydon (impCze) Smart young dog with attractive head carried on well-shaped neck. Correct dentition with good big teeth. Acceptable shoulders but would benefit from more width in front assembly. Correct rib and loin proportions. Good movement in profile maintain his outline at all times. BD & B.o.B.
Open Dog 3 Entries 1 st Mrs J Pain Ravensbeech Buccleugh Attractive dog with good reach of neck, and well angulated fore and hindquarters. Moved out well with good drive from rear maintaining his topline at all times. Would prefer a more masculine head. RBD 2 nd Mrs Y Kent Aincroft All Round Lokmadi Smart dog with good proportions and bone. Well balanced movement with attractive profile just preferred the overall picture of first. 3 rd . Mrs T RitchieBothlyn Mr Chip to Sharplaw.
Veteran Dog. 2 (1Abs) 1 st . Mrs T Ritchie Mr Chip To Sharplaw. Eight year old gentleman enjoying his day out. Good overall type but rather on the large size. Best Veteran.
Junior Bitch 6 Entries. 1 st .Mrs C Russell Eyez The One Russteck. Quality bitch with good outline. Feminine head carried on wellshaped neck, well sprung ribbing carried well back to short loin and well angulated hindquarters. Moved with the drive coming from her hindquarters. Best Bitch 2 nd Misses A&A Kirkwood Emery Helydon Radiant Riva Promising youngster with good proportions attractive head and wellshaped neck. Good shoulders and upper arm. Good length of ribbing and sound hindquarters. Topline needs to settle on the move. 3 rd Mr G Kirkwood Helydon Quickstep.
Post Graduate Bitch 1 Entry (1Abs)
Open Bitch 3 Entries 1 st . Mrs C Mr J Russell & Graham Sheez Got it Russteck. Elegant bitch with feminine head carried on good length of neck leading to good shoulders and long length of ribbing.Well-formed hindquarters used well when moving. RBB. 2 nd.Misses A&A Kirkwood-Emery. Helydon Nifty Nairn JW Balanced bitch with a good head carried, on good length of neck. Good fore and hind-quarters. Moved out well just closer behind than first. 3 rd Miss J Stephenson. Molloney Winnie Tergames at Wistex