Thank you to all my exhibitors for their patience in waiting to get into the ring. It was a very frustrating day!
PD (2) 1 Roberts’ Swansford Gabrieldor. Lovely bone to body mass, in lovely coat, balanced throughout. Good head proportions and bite, pleasing neck into well laid shoulder, moved well in profile with good tail carriage. RBD & BP. 2 Borsuk’s Amberteckle Phoenix Rising. A little longer on the leg with not quite as much coat as winner. Good strength to rear angles.
JD (1) 1 Dare’s Larkhund Black Panther Darsoms (IKC). Presented in good coat with neat elbows, good spring to ribs and strong loin. Moved well in profile.
PGD (3, 1) 1 Cole’s Pennywise Of Derry. Pleasing head and expression with lovely eye shape and well placed ears. Good strength to rear quarters and straight in hock. 2 Hughes’ Rossann Bonnie Blue. For me, he didn’t move quite so freely in profile as I would have liked today.
OD (8, 4) 1 Dare’s Ch Darsoms Zocratees. It was a pleasure to go over this well presented dog who looked very much the part today. He has a well held topline both standing and on the move and he used his balanced angles to advantage. 2 Metcalfe-Bilgin’s Metadale Monteray Jack. Moved soundly and with ease but he was just dropping in topline on stack. 3 Wedge’s Peverleigh Autumnal Louis At Dolans.
VD (2, 1) 1 Borsuk’s Ir Ch Badamtam’s Via Baltica At Follypaws ShCM (Imp Fin). Good topline standing and on the move but he was a little straight in shoulder placement for me.
JB (5, 3) 1 Johnson & Cross’ Africandawns May Sonnet. Good head and expression, pleasing angles fore and aft,well placed elbows, well held topline both standing and on the move. RBB. 2 Wedge’s Danton Fire Dancer At Dolans. Pleasing head and expression, well coated and good muscletone. Was a little disappointed to see her sidewind on the move.
PGB (6, 3) 1 Metcalfe-Bilgin’s Metadale Moana. Moved soundly to and fro with correct foot placement and well held tail. I liked her body shape. 2 Wedge’s Faulksfollie Miss Minaver At Dolans. In better coat than winner but did not have quite the head or topline I was looking for. 3 Cole’s Andromeda Galaxy.
OB (4, 2) 1 Roberts’ Ch Swansford Gemmadora. Mother to BP and quite easy to see the family resemblance. She presented a feminine but functional picture, with all the correct attributes asked for in the standard. 2 Borsuk & Fossett’s Baltic Legacy Via Amberteckel. Not in quite the bloom as winner but she has a pleasing topline which she held well in profile.