2017 Show Reports – Premier Open Show




Yeovil & D.C.S.  15th July 2017

The length of the grass in the ring did affect movement.

Italian Greyhound

G (2,0)

1 & BOB Tiley-Davies’ IBISCO ONE SUMMER FOREVER AT TOERAG fawn/white with long fine head. Fine bone and neat feet. Nice depth of chest and correct topline and rear angulation. Fine textured coat. Quite sound movement and pleasing profile.




G (1,1)

O (1,)

1 BOB & G2 Brown’s DENSOWN SUNRISE orange/sable. Ideal compact shape and size. Liked his head proportions. Super neat ears and good eye and bite. Nice legs and feet. Well ribbed. Moderate rear angulation. Smart brisk action and pleasing outline going round. Well presented jacket of correct texture.



P (1,0)

1,BP & PG1 Orchard’s PANSPAYON EYE OF THE STORM smart B/W boy,well marked head. Alert expression, nice eye, good bite. Straight front, hare feet. Nice rib and body ok, nice quarters. Well presented coat. Quite sound on the move once he got his act together as the grass was a great distraction.

J (2,1)

1 Cox’s DENEMORE CHASING ELEGANTE FLORA AT TRICIANBRI (ikc) r/w girl of pleasing size and fair balance. Dark eye, good bite. Nice legs, feet ok. Fair rib and level topline. Nice textured coat. Tail a little loose. Moved quite soundly, again somewhat distracted by the grass.

G (2,0)

1 Morrell’s SERENGLADE LEAP OF FAITH FOR TEMELORA b/w phalene. Nice head with soft expression, lovely dark eye, good bite and nice neck. Good legs. Good coat. Sound steady movement and presented a nice profile.

2 Orchard’s LYNFLYER NORTHERN DANCER FOR PANSPAYON 10 month r/w with sweet feminine expression. Nice eye and good ears. Fine legs and feet ok. Nice rib and body for age, level topline. Fair rear, brisk movement although a little untidy in front.

L (1,1)

OD (1,0)

1 Morrell’s PUREPIXIE SWISH AND FLICK B/W with pleasing well marked head. Good eye, bite and well feathered correctly set ears. Straight front and hare feet. Nice rib perhaps could have a little more body, nice topline. Tail well set although could be carried a little tighter. Good quarters and really sound movement fore and aft.

OB (4,0)

Nice class

1,BOB & G1 Cox’s TRICIANBRI TUPPENCE A KISS JW Really liked this girl. Ideal make and shape. Delightful feminine head and expression. Good eye and bite. Ears well set but need more furnishing. Fine bone and hare feet. Nice rib and adequate body, excellent topline, nice quarters. Fine coat texture. Smart brisk movement and super profile.





J (2,2)

G (2,1)

1 & BOB Lane’s STARLEISHA DAZZLING DREAM grey girl of pleasing make and shape. Skull broad and nice width of muzzle. Good bite, dark almond eyes, ears well set. Straight front, hare feet. Fair rib, level topline.Well presented coat of silky texture. Pleased in profile although a little close behind.

O (2,1)

1 Lane’s STARLEISHA HEAVENS SECRET ShCM Gold/white feminine head and expression. Darkest of eyes, good bite, ears well set. Nice front and tidy feet. Nice body and rib, level topline, good tailset. Coat was rather frizzy. Moved quite soundly although in the challenge didn’t get it all together.


Bichon Frise

G (1,0)

1 Osborne’s MINIBELLE TOP DOG ROSSA DIAMANTE FOR MAGSTARAI (Imp Rom) Nice head and expression, eye could be darker, bite ok. Nice legs, good rib and topline. Well muscled quarters. Moved well in front although close behind. Pleased in profile, showed drive. Unfortunately in the challenge didn’t get it all together.

O (2,0)                                                               

1 & BOB Osborne’s MAGSTARAI STAR OF THE ORIENT ShCM Good head proportions, good eye and bite ok. Sound straight front, feet ok. Nice reach of neck and well ribbed, level topline. Moderate angulations. Moved well in front, a tad close behind. Coat texture a little harsh.





1,BP & BPG2 Knapp & Blackie’s CRIDENSA CONRAD ruby lad presented so well. Lovely soft masculine head and expression, dark eyes, good bite. Well feathered ears. Nice legs, feet and nice rib and level topline, Nice quarters. Lovely to see the correct tail carriage. Moved soundly.

J (2,1)

1 Yeates’ UNDERKNOLL AMELIA tri girl with well balanced head, dark eye, nice bite. Nice legs and feet. Pleasing rib, topline ok, moderate angulation. Correct coat texture. Moved quite soundly both ways although not totally freely.


OD (1,0)

1 Knapp & Blackie’s CRIDENSA COLTRANE ruby, nice masculine outlook, soft expression. Good eye and bite. Nice legs and feet. Good rib and topline. Very sound on the move although his tail carriage in profile detracted a little. In the challenge he was put off by his kennel mates.

OB (2,1)

1 BOB Knapp & Blackie’s CRIDENSA CLAUDETTE ruby, ideal make and shape. Lovely feminine expression. Sparkling dark eye. Good legs and feet. Nice rib and topline. Sound rear movement and pleasing profil. Correct texture coat, well presented.



A few dogs had nails far too long and several lacked muscle tone.

J (3,0)

1 Prichard’s SNUGGLEPUG VALEGRO masculine head with good blunt muzzle, bright eye. Nice bone and tidy feet.Good depth of chest, nice tail set. Pleasing quarters. Sound movement.



G (2,1)

1 Prichard’s SNUGGLEPUG BLACK MILANO AT VIOLOTTA black. This lad has a good cobby shape. Liked his head and expression, nice eyes and ears. Straight front and tidy feet. Good rib and body, well set tail. Moderate quarters. Moved well both ways with good profile.

L (5,0)

Big variation in size.

1 Prichard’s SNUGGLEPUG LIKE IT SWEET AT VIOLOTTA nice make and compact shape. Feminine outlook, would prefer  more rounded eye. Nice legs and feet. Good rib and topline. Good tailset and moderate rear angulation. Scored on sound movement both ways. In nice condition.



OD (1,0)

1,BOB & G3 Alexander’s HUGAPUG NUTCRACKER TREVETH JW ShCM Fawn lad with good expressive head. Just the right amount of wrinkle, dark sparkling eyes, good width of jaw. Strong neck, good legs, tidy feet. Well ribbed, good compact body and condition. Moderate rear angulation. Smart sound movement with pleasing profile.

OB (1,0)

1 Lee’s GLENALUA I’M MERYL TUCKENHAY fawn with pretty head, nice eye. Nice legs and feet. Compact body, moderate angulation. Could be in harder condition. Crabbed but nice profile.


Miniature Pinscher

G (2,1)

1 & BOB Whetter’s TUBIZE MACY AT MANDOLAIS B/T ideal shape and size. Pleasing head, nice eyes, ears well set, could have been used to better advantage. Nice depth of chest and good topline. Good coat and markings. Moderate angulation. Smart accurate movement.

O (3,2)

1 Allen’s PINSKY AGENT IMPOSSIBLE AT TINOLUCIANNA ShCM chocolate lad, pleases for size. Typical head, good eye, used ears to advantage. Nice rib & body. Unfortunately tended to crab coming and going.



G (4,3)

1 & BAVNSC Martin’s POCOPERRO CHLOE OF FLUTURA (L/C) red/fawn girl pretty head,  dark eye, good bite, well placed ears. Nice legs, feet ok. Nice rib and body, level topline, high set tail. Smart brisk action fore and aft, nice profile.

O (2,1)

1 Martin’s LEATHEA’S WHISPERING STAR (L/C) red/fawn dainty head, dark eye, nice bite, ears ok. Fine bone, feet ok. Fair rib. Moderate rear angulation. Nicely presented coat, correct soft texture. A little untidy in front on the move.



1 & PG4 Warren’s NEERODAN JUST IN TIME (ETT) liked his size. Long lean head, small dark eye, good bite. Nice legs, feet ok. Well marked and bright tan markings. Topline needs to settle, A little proud of his tail which detracts from the outline. Moved quite soundly.


V (5,1)

1 Cross & Sheppard’s AMALEK MAKING MAGIC FOR SULASKY (ETT) just shy of 10 years old and in really hard condition. Ideal shape and size. Lean head, excellent ears and carriage. Excellent front and tidy feet. Well ribbed and moderate rear angulation. Ideal topline giving the flowing lines with correct tail carriage. Moved soundly




Rob McLeod (Dunline)(Judge)






Labrador Critiques  – Judge:  Kay Cook
 Yeovil & District Canine Society Premier Open Show, 15th July 2017
I’d like to thank the committee for inviting me to judge Labradors. Thanks to my excellent steward for his assistance and patience and to the exhibitors for accepting their placings in good spirit. I had some lovely dogs to go over.
 Puppy (3) (All at very differing stages of development)
1st Baker& Judd’s Harpitts Rumour Has It: Substantial 9months Chocolate boy. Pleasant eye shape and gentle expression. Good reach of neck leading onto level topline & well set on otter tail. Solid in body with well barrelled rib. Short coupled. Correct angulation front and rear, excellent turn of stifle with good width of 2nd thigh. Sound & steady on the move. Out of coat, but brought enough to give him BPIB.
2nd Wilcox’s Donamick Every Day
3rd Kennet’s Magnavalley Cornishman
 Junior (3)
1st Kerry’s Oceanwood Day Break:  14month Yellow Bitch. Very pretty feminine head with correctly shaped eye. Good reach of neck. Nicely barrelled in rib, short coupled with a good turn of stifle, although would have preferred a little more second thigh. Good  length of  leg. Tight feet and moved well. RBOB
2nd Wilcox’s Donamick Rave On
3rd White’s Lunarpet Sweet Honeysuckle
Novice (4)
1st Kerry’s Oceanwood Climbing Ivy:  2 year old Black Bitch. Feminine head with pleasing expression. Good reach of neck. A pleasing outline with well developed rear quarters. Moved well.
2nd Goodwin& Bishop’s Centenalee Polly Anna
3rd Bake& Judd’s Harpitts Rumour Has It
Graduate (4)
1st Kerry’s Oceanwood Diver:  2year old Black boy, full of himself & just wanted to have fun, but pulled it together when required. Masculine but very pleasing head full of expression. Good reach of neck leading onto level topline with well wrapped otter tail. Correct angulation front and rear. Solid in body with well barrelled rib, short coupled and moved freely with enthusiasm.  BOB
2nd Kennet’s Magnavalleys Paint It Black
3rd Harpitt’s Rumour Has It
Open Dog (1)
 1stst Sharple’s Cadbarin Loganberry:  6year old Black boy. Pleasant expression. Good reach of neck into well placed shoulders. Level topline. Tight feet.  Moved OK
 Open Bitch (2-1a)
1st Evan’s Radigan Iris Of Tara:  5 year old Chocolate Bitch. Soft & gentle expression with correct eye shape. Good front & rear with tight feet, moved well.

Yeovil & District Canine Society, 15thJuly 2017.
Judge :Carol Turner.

Belgian Shepherd Dog ( tervueren)
Open D/B 2 entries.
1 Harris, Delator spring is here at Tolnenra Shcm.
Well proportioned red dog masculine head correct  ear carriage ,dark eyes, complete scissor bite,forequarters and hindquarters of correct angles,good feet and bone,moved Briskly round the ring,just lacking coat, BOB.
2, Ainsworth, Hawkflight light my fire,
I did like this little bitch,lovely feminine head,dark eyes, scissor bite, good height to length ratio,chest deep and well let down,front feet round and back feet slightly oval.moved freely but also lacking coat on the day.

Bearded Collie
Graduate D/B 1 entry
1 Rann Malandex  Xplicitly  Brown for Dramatrix.
2yr old Brown feminine head with lovely bright expression ,skull broad flat and square,with plenty of brain room,good eye colour,scissor bite, adequate reach of neck,level topline,chest developing nicely,correct lay of shoulders and upper arm ,oval well padded feet,lacking coat today, moved a little apprehensive around the ring.BOB.
Welsh Corgi (cardigan)
Open D/B 2 entries.
1 Siviter,Rubegud Taken  the Mick Shcm.
3yr old sturdy little dog ,correct length to height ratio,Foxy head correct ear carriage. Medium size eyes with kind expression,shoulders well laid back,elbows close, legs short but leaving ground clear,hindquarters strong,but a little sluggish on the move today,BOB.
2 Siviter, Bredwardine Aled Shcm.
A ten year old dog, looking good for his age, but reluctant to move today,BV.
Border Collie.
Junior D/ B 3 entries (2abs).
1 Birbeck, Closheps Blue Mist
10 mth old B/T  quite well proportioned for his age, needs his coat trimmed in places.a bit of a handful for his owner, but once settled moved ok.BP.
Open D/B 3 entries  (1 absent)
1 Hartfield, Moshanta Movin  on JW, Shcm,
This was a lovely feminine bitch,well proportioned ,showing quality smooth outlines,kind eye and alert expression ,neck of good length flowing into well angled shoulders and upper arm,level topline ribs well sprung,strong hindquarters ,well arched toes,in super condition ,move free and easy with minimum lift,covering the ground with speed,I think will go far in the future,BOB Group 2.
2 Verplancke, Taranza imagination  Shcm.
This was a lovely dog,a little broad in head,angles front and rear  good ,well muscled, level topline  well sprung ribs,oval feet,moved free and easy,a little too much coat on chest,making him look a little heavy in front.  RBOB.

German Shepherd
Open D/ B 1 entry.
1 Fenn & Foster,Chalksville Cool Running over Jandeburn.
This 2 yr old sable dog had great stamina, masculine head, dark kind eyes, self assured temperament ,perfect scissor bite,strong neck flowing into well laid back shoulders and upper arm .strong level topline,broad and well muscled hindquarters ample turn of stifle,correct rounded toes well closed and arched with well cushioned pads .all this put together gave him his wonderful movement without any change in his top line .i am sure will have a great future, BOB & Group 1.

Rough Collie.
Junior D / B  2 entries (1 abs).
1 Ware, Macirtoft Decided Free at Wassail ( Di ).
This was a very nice youngster,feminine head with sweet expression correct head proportions developing nicely, dark almond shaped eyes,correct  ear carriage, shoulders well angulated,with good length to upper arm.stong back with the slight rise over loin,a good first and second thigh,nice feet, moved soundly.as a great future,BOB & BP.
Graduate D/B  2 entries ( 1 abs ).
1 Ware,Bella Bimba Della Buca Della Fate at Wassail.
A very feminine bitch with that sweet expression ,dark almond shaped eyes,head of correct proportions ,level back with rise over loins.out of coat today,also a little sluggish on the move.RBOB.
Shetland Sheepdog.
Postgraduate D/B   3 entries (1 abs)
1 Creamer. Sherkarl look of gold at Lyngarso.
2 yr old S/W  slightly taller than I would like,kind and gentle expression,head refined blunt wedge,correct ear carriage ,dark almond shaped eyes,scissor bite,shoulder and upper arm of good angles,deep chest,well sprung ribs,muscular hindquarters ,moved gracefully .

2 Eldridge,Sherkarl  Lucy Locket at Petara.
Pretty little bitch,correct almond shaped eyes,giving that sweet expression,good angles front and rear,moved with minimum of effort ,lacking coat on the day .

Open Dog  3 entries.
1. Gruszka. Samphrey  Moonlight Shadow JW.
This was a handsome dog ,head had a refined blunt wedge, dark almond shaped eyes,Arched neck flowing into correct angles of shoulders and upper arm .correct height to withers,hindquarters strong,hocks well let down,moved effortlessly .RBOB & BV.
2  Curtis. Keltihope in the frame at Yasleyrose.
Lovely dog sweet expression correct head and ear carriage,good angles front and rear,Correct height to withers,moved covering the ground with minimum of effort .
3  Creamer. Lyngarso ebony ice.
Open Bitch 4entries  (1 absent).
1. Gruszka. Samphrey Shades of Blue.
5 yrs old blue Merle bitch,lovely wedge head,dark almond eyes giving her that sweet expression .complete scissor bite,good reach of neck,flowing into well laid back shoulders with correct angles to upper arm,correct height to withers,deep chest to point of elbows,ribs well sprung,level back with graceful sweep over loins,muscular hindquarters .hocks well let down,moved gracefully around the ring,in good coat. BOB Group 3.
2. McShane. Milesend. Drama Queen.
Wonderful little bitch for her age of 11,correct head and ear carriage ,well balanced.correct height to length ,moved effortlessly .
3 Eldridge. Petara  Sheer Charisma.

AVNSC, Pastoral. 3 entries (1 absent)
Open D/B
1. Reid,  Ch, Khushalkhan the Bogmeister.
This was a lovely Hungarian Puli  in good profuse corded coat,Very sturdy dog of correct proportions,head small and fine with slightly domed skull.dark eyes with dark rims and flews,scissor bite, medium length of neck sitting into well laid back shoulders and upper arm,  forelegs straight, medium length of back , deep ribs well muscled hindquarters ,ample bend to stifle,moved with typical short stepping quick movement .BOB  Group 4.

2   Wyatt, Khushalkhan Pixie.
Another lovely Puli, plenty of breed type,daughter  to the above,very  similar in confirmation ,just slightly shorter in back.in good profuse corded coat,short stepping quick movement, RBOB.
AVPastoral Veteran.
D/B  6 entries (3 absent).
1. Gruszka. Samphrey  Moonlight Shadow J W.

2.  Harris. Delator Dionysus at Tolnedra  Shcm.

3.  Rann, Skyebucks  Wishing & Hoping at Dramatrix.

Group 1
German Shepherd. Fen& Foster, Chalksville  cool running over Jandeburn.

Group 2
Border Collie. Hartfield. Moshanta Movin on JW.

Group 3
Shetland Sheepdog. Gruszka, Samphrey Shades of blue.

Group 4
Hungarian Puli.  Reid. Ch, Khushalkhan the Bogmeister