Irish Setter Breed Critique

Irish Setter

Irish Setter
22/04/2018.IRISH SETTER.
Post graduate (2) 1st Stevens Follybrook Manhattan Star, Feminine bitch with dark eye and raised brow, ears set well, strong arched neck going onto well placed shoulders, good front assembly firm arched feet, firm top line, moved soundly, RBOB 2nd Stevens Follybrook Millennium Star. Open (2,1) 1st Dale and Wyers Aubanjon Royal Symphony. Beautiful bitch in tiptop condition, well-proportioned head with an intelligent expression, good stop with raised brows, strong muscular arched neck, correct front assembly with tight feet, deep in body with a balanced outline, strong rear quarters, moved with style BOB and group 3.
Judge Samantha Whiting

APRIL 3RD 2018
Absolutely delighted to be asked to judge Best In Show at this society after holding the secretary position for the last 20 years approximately. I wish the new set of committee and the secretary (my granddaughter) all the best for the future.
BEST IN SHOW Pearse & Hann’s Holmchin Secret Affair with Rakuchin Japanese Chin lovely head with broad skull, well bodied, fine bone and well feathered down to feet, excellent coat soft and straight in tip top condition, stylish precise movement could not deny the placing today.
RESERVE BEST IN SHOW Peterson’s T roopersway Gladiator JW Beagle another showing well for his handler pleasing head with defined stop and equal distance from nose to occiput, well laid shoulders, straight forelegs with round bone, move driving from the rear.
BEST PUPPY IN SHOW Anthony & Hopewell’s Staratlantas out a Time taf Irish Setter a very promising puppy balanced head, clean neck, correct shoulder placement, good top line standing and kept on the move correct coat colour and texture, moved with , and drive.
RESERVE BEST PUPPY IN SHOW Desmond’s Elitebulls Challenger SBT smooth coated well balanced, strong and muscular, broad skull, distinctive stop and pronounced cheek muscles , clean neck, strong and muscled throughout moved freely with drive, altogether a very nice picture.
BEST VETERAN IN SHOW Sampson Stocklore Wizard of the Forest SHcm Dalmatian well balanced, outgoing and friendly, strong jaw with scissor bite, round compact cat like feet, good turn of stifle and second thigh, good coat short and dence.
RESERVE BEST VETERAN IN SHOW Phillips CH Curtisey Boogy Woogy JW Min Wire-Haired Dach. Good confirmation and front construction, well ribbed, moved with drive, handler getting the best from him.
Judge Joyce Whiting (Rodale)

It was such a pleasure to be given the opportunity to judge at this show, the hospitality was excellent, the gift from the club was very much appreciated and a friendly atmosphere prevailed at the show. Thank you to my very efficient stewards Martin Russell and Paula Lucas for keeping everything in order. I had some close decisions to make but all my placings were accepted with good grace and it was lovely to hear the applause round the ring. Unfortunately in the younger classes some of the bitches were very unsettled by the door banging, such a shame. Thank you to the exhibitors for bringing their lovely bitches.

1 Bougens Gwendariff Hot Ticket A six month old bitch that performed well. Pretty head with dark eye, good reach of neck, well angulated and steady on the move.
2 Sharmans Kerrimere Red Ribbon a smaller bitch, good straight front, nice depth throughout. Not as steady as 1 on the move.
3 Danks-Kemish Alofrana Red Hot Rumours

1 Mugfords Lynwood Abracadabra This breeder consistently produces a nice type and this puppy is no exception, she is well balanced and lovely from every angle. Very pretty. Loved her shape, gentle sloping topline, good depth of chest, short from hock to heel, ample bone. BPB. Pleased to hear she gained her JW today, well done, shall watch her with interest
2 Catlings Teleri Here Comes Summer (AI) Nice type of bitch, pretty head with low set ears. Good bend of stifle and width of second thigh, very happy on the move. Close decision between 2 and 3, but 2 just more mature.
3 Davies Lochfrae Nina Simone

1 Mutchs Romarne Galway Girl at Astleyview Well made bitch with dark coat, good angulation and well developed second thigh. She presented a striking outline when shown by the handler, the owner doesn’t get the best from her. She won this class on her movement, very eye catching on the move and headed up a very nice class.
2 Framptons Strathmead Noella A smaller bitch than the first. Liked her for type, thought she was very feminine, refined in head, good reach of neck into clean shoulders, good depth throughout, appealed in outline, shorter coupled than 1
3 Grattons Glenlaine Mrs Tiggy Winkle

1 Hinsleas Gwendariff Guess Who’s Coming to Northamber Mature bitch, well coated. Balanced head with good finish to the foreface, a kind but mischievous expression. Ample bone and substance and well put together, ample spring of rib, short from hock to heel and moved well with good tail action to win this class
2 Evans, Crocker & Siddles Riverbrue Keepsake Upstanding bitch with good outline, shorter coupled than 1. Pleasing head with good reach of neck, gentle sloping topline which is desirable in our breed and well made made forequarters.
3 Hemmings Orlanset Foxy Lady

1 Mutchs Romarne Galway Girl at Astleyview
2 Framptons Strathmead Noella
3 Davies Lochfrae Nina Simone

1 Mutchs Romarne Galway Girl at Astleyview
2 Frampton’s Strathmead Noella
3 Davies Lochfrae Nina Simone

1 Kolbachs Pawsword Potpourri Smaller, compact bitch of a nice type, dark coated and wavy. Very pretty with gentle expression, good angulation front and rear and well defined hocks, good muscular condition which enabled her to move well.
2 Elkins Twoacres Promise of Spring with Avacet Elegant bitch with clean outline. Appealing in head, low set ears, and good reach of neck. Well balanced in body properties. Straight front, Moved well
3 Dow’s Shenanagin Stolen Kiss

1 Bott, Allen & Morgans Quensha Tumble and Twirl JW Liked this bitch for her balance and ring presence. Pleasing in head with arched neck into well laid shoulders, correct angulation throughout, well developed quarters, tight feet. Presentation immaculate, handled and and moved really well.
2 Naylor & Morrisons Anlory Carignan JW This bitch left her coat at home but there was nothing to hide, a well constructed and elegant girl with a lovely outline, sweeping stifle, short hocks and neat feet. Very happy on the move with good use of her tail. Close decision between these two bitches, 1 was just more mature.
3 Chorley-Newton & Chorley & Flinders Pawsword Peppermint for Kerryfair

1 Wilsons Coppers Snowqueen (Imp Swe) This bitch has really matured now and presents a very balanced picture. Loved her shape and topline, feminine throughout, no hint of coarseness. Good depth of chest and spring of rib. Moved well to win this lovely class.
2 Taylors Danaway Goody Two Shoes Nice sized bitch with feminine head, raised brow, kind eye and low set ears. Clean outline with the desired topline. Good forehand and rear angulation, stood on neat feet and moved well.
3 Berry & Morris Brinara Lowri JW

1 Mugfords Sangarah Skyline over Lynwood (Imp Hun) JW Always loved this bitch and did not disappoint on going over her. Out of coat but that did not detract, nothing to hide, a compact bitch that is well constructed and appealing in type, nothing exaggerated. Very pretty head, good depth of forechest and so well balanced. Moved out well
2 Crocker & Siddles Riverbrue Gloriana Glamorous bitch, plenty of coat and substance. Everything just flows from her neck to her well defined quarters, good depth and rib, a real show girl with a lot to like about her. A very close decision, just preferred 1 in head.
3 Griffins Danaway Love Song for Corriebran JW

1 Walters Dreamerlis Regal Jodie from Deneil A pretty bitch with gentle expression, just starting to show a bit of grey. Have always admired this girl from the ringside for her outline and shape, just a nice size, everything is in moderation, no exaggeration at all. Firm topline with well set on tail. Moved really well to beat another two lovely bitches.
2 Berry & Morris Brinara Vanity Fair JW Really liked this bitch and it was a close decision between her and the first. Presents a lovely shape, arched neck leading to gently sloping topline, balanced throughout, straight front and good depth, nicely angulated quarters, well muscled and shown in lovely condition.
3 Box’s Bardonhill Afternoon D’Lite at Fernstart
1 Armitage Sh Ch Gwendariff Coco Nut Cream A very eyecatching bitch who cannot be ignored. Glamour combined with correct construction and substance. She possesses excellent forearm and rear angulation. Firm topline which she kept on the move, good tailset, and well defined hocks. Shown in fabulous condition and moved with drive from her powerful hindquarters. Pleased to award her the RCC and then RBIS
2 Sturrocks Sh Ch Forfarian Hey Sexy Lady JW I have always been a fan of naughty Nancy, beautiful head, dark eye, raised brow and that soft Irish expression with a hint of naughtiness! She’s a racy bitch with sound construction, loved her overall shape, left her coat at home but nonetheless presented a very attractive picture.
3 Catlings Sh Ch Shandwick Love in a Mist for Teleri JW
1 Kolbachs Ch Copper’s Wine’N Roses (Imp Swe) This bitch has it all for me, I have always admired her and was so pleased to be given the chance to judge her today. She just oozes breed type, is very feminine and this combined with enough substance and bone make her irresistible to me. She has a quizzical and mischievous expression only enhanced with her grey coming through. Displays a lovely shape, well ribbed, well developed thigh and short from hock to heel, in really good muscular condition. It is such a joy to see her moving round the ring with drive and the rapport she has with her handler brings a lump to my throat. Pleased to award her the CC, Best Veteran and BIS, well done!!
2 Naylor & Morrisons Sh Ch Anlory Carinena JW Liked this bitch very much, just unlucky to meet the winner today. Again a lovely outline with that gently sloping topline, not exaggerated in any way. Very gentle expression, good reach of neck and clean in shoulders. Moved positively with good use of her tail.
3 Berry & Morris Brinara Briet

1 Dows Shenanagin Stolen Kiss Nice bitch with pleasing head, low earset, arched neck leading to clean shoulders. Gently Slope to her topline. She was placed 3rd in the undergraduate class and the owner was delighted when she won this class, lovely to see!
2 Markhams Rubratinneh Matoaka Dark coated bitch with nice depth throughout, very happy disposition, great tail on the move.
3 Whites Paduan Sunny Disposition

Sandra Nevitt

Championship Show 21st January 2018

Irish Setter
First and foremost, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the officers and committee for inviting me to judge for the first time at this Level. I felt honoured and privileged to be given this opportunity.
Secondly, I must thank my two stewards Mr Gordon and Mrs Linda McFadden for their assistance in keeping the ring running smoothly throughout the day. Finally, a big thank you to the exhibitors for their support and the privilege of going over their beloved dogs. Overall the presentation was of a good standard, however movement in some cases was a bit erratic and needs some work. An Irish Setter on the move needs to show a clean pair of heels when viewing from behind and to stride forward with purpose. On a personal note, delighted with my entry and thoroughly enjoyed my day, an amazing experience which I will never forget.

Again, a big thank to you all who supported me today and those who helped me along the journey to achieve this goal.

MPD (11,1 )
1. Teleri Summertime Blues Avec Alolfrana (ai) (Danks-Kemish, O) This seven-month young puppy drew my attention, he is so well balanced, nice shape to head and stop, chiselling under kind, dark almond eye. Lovely head and a good reach of neck leading into well placed shoulders. Very much a stylish mover and in harmony with his handler he strode out with excellent carriage showing a clean pair of heels. Everything fitted and flowed. Good angulations, nice feet and strong quarters. Delighted to award this handsome young boy BPD and BPIB
2. Thendara Riverman Obsession (Milligan-Bott & Bott) Another quality puppy and a lot to admire about this young boy. Correct construction with good depth and well developed quarters. Slightly erratic on the move today.
3. Clonageera Sage (Lippett) I feel I need to add a comment for this boy who, despite giving his handler a hard time,
managed to control his movement enough to enable assessment of his nice shape and to demonstrate how sound
and balanced he is. Hopefully patience will pay off.

PD (12,0 )
1. T Summertime Blues Avec Alolfrana (AI)
2. Anlory Duncan (Naylor & Morrison) Another quality youngster from this kennel, a well made dog with good front and rear assembly. Moved well with a good profile.
3. Oakdene Que Du Bonheur (Lauwers, Milligan-Bott & Bott)

JD (13,1) A close decision between the first and the second who are totally different but both have attributes that I found appealing.
1. Gwendariff I’m Comin Out (Muir & O’Connor) Well constructed dog, nicely presented. Good head and skull,
Proportionate in body. Deep chest, well sprung rib with good front and rear quarters. Moved very well covering the ground effortlessly and with drive.
2. Vicary’s Part Time Lover (Hill-Decoster) Another quality youngster, good type. Well balanced outline. Pleasant
head, clean neck and shoulders with good body properties. Well presented and handled. Do like the look of this boy, shame he is domicile on the continent, would love to see more of him in this country so I can keep a tab on his progress.
3. Kerrimere Classique (Lorrimer)

YD (5,1)
1. Pawsword Prairie Wind JW (Davis) This boy is well developed, balanced and spot on for his age. Pleasant head with nice work in the foreface and lovely expression. Excellent sternum with good width and depth of chest and well sprung rib. Lovely reach of neck set in good shoulder lay, gently sloping topline. Good rear quarters with right length of coupling, no coarseness. Excels on the move, a joy to go over and watch his handler get the best out of him.
2. Alolfrana Hotter Than U Know (Danks-Kemish R) Lots to admire about this young boy, he possesses a pleasing head and expression, long and lean neck. Excellent forechest and spring of rib, excels in stifle and has substance without being overdone in any way. Moved well covering the ground with drive to take this place.
3. Marlland Zo Irish And Handsome (Schellings)

GD (9,1)
1. Thendara The Watchmaker (Pym) Have admired this boy from a youngster, now well developed into a handsome young man, well constructed with good head and skull very much in proportion to body. Deep chest, well sprung ribs with good front and rear quarters. In top class condition, moved effortlessly round the ring very much in harmony with his handler. Very well handled and well presented, did consider him for RCC at least in the challenge.
2. Anlory Aidan JW (Greenan) This young man’s musculature and balance are excellent and correct for his age. Soft eyes set in lovely head that sits on a strong neck, lovely front construction and rear. Substance throughout, moved well holding his topline. One to watch.
3. Kerrydown One Man (Partridge)

PGD (13,2)
1. Wyldfire Declan For Itchenwych (Horrocks, G) A stylish dog, well constructed front and rear, substance throughout. Good head planes and soft eye. Excellent sternum with adequate width and depth of chest and sprung rib. Love the way he is stacked up with his gently sloping topline, he excelled on the move holding that topline. Another one who was a joy to watch.
2. Kerrimere Charismatic JW (Lorrimer) Similar attributes to one, strong and proportionate, substance without coarseness, has lovely head planes, nice eye with a soft Irish look. Presented well and in good condition. Must say was slightly disappointed with front action, still maturing can only get better.
3. Deevonville Santana ShCM (Heppell)

LD (15,0)
Undoubtedly the toughest class of the day, hotly contested with some quality exhibits on display.
Those who made the cut and not placed should not feel disappointed, on another day it could all be different.
1. Caemgen’s Element Of Truth At Feorlig (Swe Imp) (Bayne, G & J and Miller, K) Well well, quelle surprise, can’t recall seeing this boy before. Caught my eye as soon as he stepped into the ring and I was not disappointed when I finally got my hands on him. Well constructed with good head and skull very much in proportion to body. Deep chest, well sprung ribs with straight front, well angulated fore and aft with well let down hocks. In tip top condition, powered round the ring effortlessly with the correct level tail carriage, in harmony with his handler. He has all the attributes and ticked more or less all the boxes, well handled and presented. Pleased to award him the CC, told later it was his third, the crowning glory. Delighted for his owners and breeders.
2. Suteresett Rebel Rouser In Balbriggan JW (Cuddy) Like the shape and style of this boy, he possesses a gorgeous head, not the biggest exhibit in this hotly contested class but nicely balanced. He possesses most of the attributes which I like in an Irish. Not the fluid movement of my winner.
3. Margretwoods Gobstopper JW ShCM (Wilkins)

OD (5,0)
1. Int Ch Paris Match Thendara JW (Lauwers, Milligan-Bott & Bott) A dog which I admired since I first saw him as a puppy, just up my street, well constructed with an exquisite head and skull much in proportion to body. Deep chest, well sprung ribs with good front and rear quarters. In tip top condition, moved superbly round the ring. Very well handled and presented. Unlucky today in the challenge, just preferred the overall masculinity of my limit class winner hence the RCC. Thank you for bringing him along, on another day it could be different.
2. Sh Ch Thendara Pot Noodle JW (Milligan-Bott & Bott) A worthy champion and a great ambassador for the breed. As always well presented in excellent condition, feeling very privileged to be given the opportunity to assess this boy. Well muscled arched neck, every department ticked the boxes. His shoulder placement spot on with a good rear angulation and strong hock which enables him to power round the ring with drive. Thank you
3. Amblin’s Sweet William (Mitchell, P)

VD (4,0)
1. Sh Ch Brabrook Flash Harry At Montgreenan ShCM (Richardson) A flashy and racy dog not long a veteran. Very well presented in good condition with good depth of chest. Would have preferred a tad more length in the loin, however I liked his movement, he strode out holding his head and topline. Worthy of his Sh Ch title.
2. Bardonhill Swift Eagle (Corless) Nicely presented, good depth of chest just slightly short in the loin for my liking however I quite like his movement, he strode out holding his head and topline but at times his tail carriage lets him down. He seemed to enjoy his day out!
3. Reddins Falcon ShCM (Wood)

MPB (8,1)
Strong class with some promising youngsters to go over. Not much to choose between these three cracking girls, could swap places any other time.
1. Gwendariff Whirlwind At Harvancourt (Ferrol & Murray) My dictaphone comment says “gorgeous”. Very confident and promising 7 months bitch. An exquisite expression with a nice shaped head and stop, chiselling under soft almond eye. So well balanced, everything fitted and flowed. Good angulations and strong quarters. Very happy mover and pleased to award her BPB.
2. Lynwood Abracadabra (Mugford) Another quality youngster, good type, nice outline, head, shoulders and body properties, should have a good future. Well handled and presented. Pipped by Whirlwind however took the puppy class.
3. Teleri Indian Summer (ai) (Catling) Lovely little girl to go over, has got all the attributes for a show career.

PB (11,0)
1. L Abracadabra
2. Bardonhill Theme For A Dream At Erilynne (Leach) Again another quality youngster, loved the outline of this young lady, pleasing head and eye, very feminine. Good angulations fore & aft and nice width of thigh enabling her to stride out purposefully.
3. Riverman Dior Jadore (Wilder)

JB (6,0)
1. Crimpington Flirtini To Henaleas (Humphreys) Very nice bitch with a glossy outline, rich chestnut and full of herself. Another one with the most beautiful eyes, dark and almond shape. Well put together in all departments. Good angulations and rear quarters, happy on the move and showed herself to full advantage. Loved the look of her, she has got that typical Irish expression.
2. Glennara Cilleigne Dervla (Imp) JW (Hall, K) Loved the look of this girl too, nice to go over, very well presented and handled, would have liked a tad more animation on the move. Otherwise everything is picture perfect.
3. Swiftlark Second Nature (Corless)

YB (16,4)
1. Delsanto Miss Freya (McDonald, D) What a beauty, such a feminine and elegant little girl. Stacked she presented the most balanced picture. She excels in outline with ample rib cage and excellent forequarters and hindquarters. Moved ever so well holding her outline with correct footfall and covering the ground. One I will be watching with interest. A real sweetie.
2. Pawsword Play With Fire Joins Amberlight (Brady) Pretty young lady with a lovely profile, well presented and handled. Nicely balanced and proportionate in good coat and condition. Just needs to show a bit more animation on the move.
3. Quensha Tumble And Twirl (Bott, Allen & Morgan)

GB (12,1)
1. Shenanagin Sweet Sixteen JW (Watt) Liked this girl for her overall outline, size and femininity. Not in her best condition at this moment however she possesses good rear angulation, neat feet, correct length of body. Good reach of neck and shoulder placement. Well presented and handled. Moved soundly to top the class from some quality exhibits.
2. Riverbrue Ophelia At Glennara JW (Hall, K) Lots to admire about this sweet little girl, developing well with pleasing head and eyes, good construction with good front and rear angulations. Moved soundly holding her head and topline. Just preferred no.1 for her overall profile and maturity.
3. D Miss Freya

PGB (13,4)
1. Rappatty Star Light Over Alolfrana JW (Danks-Kemish, O) This young lady caught my eyes as soon as she entered the ring, so pleasing to look at from all angles she combines elegance with substance. Well balanced, head feminine and refined with a lovely rich chestnut coat and feathering. Correct construction with good depth, topline and in tip top condition. In harmony with her confident young handler she effortlessly powered her way round ring and took this class with ease. She possesses all the attributes to make it to the top. Considered her at least for the RCC.
2. Braidmount Lady In Waiting JW (Hunter & Brown) Nice lass with a lovely outline and size. In good condition, well muscled tone, good rear angulations, neat feet, correct length and depth of body. Good reach of neck, correct shoulder placement, moved soundly. Unfortunate to meet winner today who is very much in top form.
3. Lochlorien True Detective Is Andley (Stevenson)

LB (17,5)
1. Sandstream Welcome Breeze JW (Waterton) A classy lass with the best outline and profile on the day, stacked up she oozes quality in all departments. Beautiful eyes and expression that draw you to her. A joy to go over, no lumps or bumps, you can feel all the points as you run your hands over her. She is so well put together, straight front with good shoulder placement. Shame when moving her in the challenge she was reluctant to make full use of the ring. RCC
2. Shenanagin Scrumptious (Watt) Liked this girl for her overall outline and size. Well presented and handled, but like her kennel mate Sweet Sixteen not in best the condition at this moment. Well constructed with good front and rear assembly. A balanced happy mover she showed herself to full advantage.
3. Lochlorien Scully Foxes Andley (Stevenson)

OB (5,0)
1. Sh Ch Shandwick Love In A Mist For Teleri JW (Catling) My star of the day, not a striking one and perhaps not quite in top condition due to her recent litter, however so pleasing to look at from all angles, picture perfect. Not disappointed when I went over her. Totally balanced with no exaggerations, she possesses a good reach of neck and length of shoulder and upper arm and good body proportions. Correct sound free flowing movement. Pleased to award her the CC and BOB. Found out after judging she is the dam of my Best Puppy in Breed winner.
2. Thendara Chasing Boys To Sumaric (Morriss-Begg, Milligan-Bott & Bott) Lots to admire about this lady and drool over, appealing head with expressive eye and an outline that flows from nose to tail. She possesses a rich dark coat in lovely condition. As always, superbly handled and well presented. Moved well.
3. Cataluna Betcha By Golly Wow (Broadgate)

VB (6,3)
First I must pass on my thanks to the owners for bringing their beloved veterans along. These silversurfers brought back some wonderful memories, who I have watched, admired, judged or even competed against over the past years. All three deserved a pat on the head.
1. Lochlorien Prime Suspect For Andley JW ShCM (Stevenson) This ten-year’s young girl is a credit to her owners, looking extremely good for her age. Standing, this girl presented true elegance with substance. Well balanced from nose to tail, lovely head, nice length of neck and shoulder with clean dentition given her age. On the move she excels covering the ground effortlessly and in harmony. Disappointed for the exhibit that there is no veteran challenge for BVIB, both veteran winners should be allowed to challenge each other.
2. Settaside Jelly Bean (Fox) Very well handled and presented, lovely outline, excellent type nice soft expression. Moved soundly and happily
3. Riverman Beat The Boys (Broadgate)

On a final note I hope you all had a safe journey home; once again thank you.

Judge Bruno Fauvrelle

South Wales Kennel Association 7th October 2017
Irish Setters.
Thank you SWKA for inviting me to judge today, I considered it an honour. My thanks also go to exhibitors for allowing me to go over some very beautiful dogs. Two observations from me, the first is the condition of some of the exhibits. While I realise all too well I have more than an “inch of pinch” I believe that for a dog to be shown in “grass fat” condition is a massive disadvantage to that dog. The top line most certainly suffers but if you watch an unfit, fat dog move there is no muscle to hold the body fat in place across the torso, the result is rather like a ship at sea in a gale, the weight flows from one side to the other and the dog’s movement is compromised. The shoulder becomes loaded and for dogs with other than a perfect layback of shoulder the fore movement becomes even more restricted. Feet also suffer and flat feet are not a good look on anyone, especially an Irish Setter. Second observation: necks that would look better on a camel. The standard say moderate for a reason, the overlong neck that looks as if it may snap under the weight of the head and issues forth from the shoulder like a cheesy thing on a stick at a cocktail party really isn’t elegant or correct.
MPD. 9 (0) 1.Hall HARREDS TREVOR Rising 9 mnths, well off for bone, good lay of shoulder and good to upper arm. Good flow from moderate neck into top line, hind quarters ok. Good to feet, moved with good cadence for his age. 2. Holley WYNJILL SNAP DRAGON Preferred this chap’s head, but movement at this stage erratic as he chooses not to drive from hindquarters made perfectly well for doing so! Time available to both.3.Milligan-Bott& Bott THENDARA MAX FACTOR
PD.7 (1) 1.Hall HARREDS TREVOR. 2. Randle FORFARIAN'S HIDDEN SECRET WITH RIONORE Balanced boy but heavy to dewlap. Little upright in shoulder but good to top line, moved straight and true but would prefer better forward reach.3.Naylor &Morrison ANLORY DUNCAN
JD.6(0) 1.Holley WYNJILL WINNER TAKES ALL. Excellent to shoulder , head good proportions with animated brows showing enquiring, gentle expression with liquid eyes ,just starting to build muscle mass to hindquarters offering drive from short metatarsals .2.Muir& O’Connor GWENDARIFF I’M COMIN OUT. Not the shoulder of 1. But hindquarters well engineered. Good to head and feet with elegance overall.3.Prangle HEATHCLARE AMERICAN DOLLAR
YD.6(2). 1. Hogarth TWOACRES BUBBLING SPRING AT HALINGSWOOD. Expression soft and gentle with charming proportions, good to top line, tighter foot would please, moved straight and true.2.Prangle HEATHCLARE AMERICAN DOLLAR Moved better in this class, little long to loin, pleasing head and eye, good feet and enough bone. 3.Shepherd CASACHARED MICHAELSON JNR
GD.12(5) 1.Gardiner HARREDS HARLIE OF BLAYSDELL Lovely raised brow and super eye but rather deep in muzzle, good to shoulder and top line, Fluid movement with power. 2. Russell STRATHMEAD HUCKLEBERRY pleasing head with charm, moved well fore and aft but ohh those feeties! 3.Lewis SCOTSELAW CHICAGO FIRE
PGD.13(2) 1.Lucus BARDONHILL ETERNAL FLAME AMONG AMBERLIGHT. Balanced picture with correctly engineered angulation fore and hind. Movement consistent and powerful while retaining elegance and cadence. Seriously considered for Res CC 2.Heppell DEEVONVILLE SANTANA SHCM Good to top line and moved with drive and balance. Rather narrow but no blood weed. 3. Edwards GWENDARIFF PS I LOVE YOU BONHOMIE JW
LD.11(1).1.Wilkins MARGRETWOODS GOBSTOPPER JW SHCM well laid shoulder with good upper arm angulation /length producing fine extension on the move, hind well made with optimum strength gained from short metatarsus, Head planes correct with lofty expression.2.Cuddy SUTERESETT REBEL ROUSER IN BALBRIGGAN JW Excels in head /expression, Shoulder placement a little steep affecting fluidity of top line and reach, hindquarters strong and well made. Moved straight and true 3.Axon BRINARA PRIVATE EYE

OD.4(0)1.Milligan-Bott &Bott SH CH THENDARA COMMITMENT JW Head turner on elegant lines, head lean with well shaped skull , correct to planes .Fluid to top line without dramatic ski slope finish. Racy without losing impression of good bone & muscle. Moved with good drive and adequate extension. Superb condition.RCC. Certainly on form today as he later took the Champion Stakes2.O’Connor CAISPERN POLONIUS Smaller male but balanced and sound. Would prefer more arching to the toes, well laid shoulder. Fit dog who used excellent spinal flexion to advantage 3.Willis GWENDARIFF THYME BOMB AT JACWILINS JW
VD.4(0)1.Milligan-Bott & Bott SH CH THENDARA POT NOODLE JW. My notes say “extraordinary”. This dog shines with character and while one can always find fault in any dog the overwhelming impression is one of Irish charm and beauty coupled with breathtaking balance and substance without coarseness. I have never seen this fellow look better or move with such enchanting cadence and purpose. When movement is true it is down to construction and condition, this dog excels in both to my eye. CC & BOB /Group 3. 2.Richardson SH CH BRABROOK FLASH HARRY AT MONTGREENAN SHCM Most elegant to head, correct from all angles. Good to shoulder and upper arm but somewhat steep to croup. Moved with impulsion.3.Hogarth SH CH AVACET SNOWDRIFT
MPB.3(0)1.Rorke ZAKHAN'S DEMELZA Bone a plenty, good to lay of shoulder, head developing cleanly. Hind yet to find balance but potential to finish well. 2. Naylor & Morrison ANLORY DORIS Super head and eye and good to hind, very loose at elbow at this stage but very little muscle to assist placement. 3.Broadgate CATALUNA HEARTS AND FLOWERS
PB.8(2) 1. Frampton STRATHMEAD NOELLA Correct to head with most engaging of expression from brows and soft eye. Deep enough through chest with enough spring of rib. Moved well with surprising physical composure for her age BPIB. 2.Hall GLENNARA CILLEIGNE DERVLA Another lass with a pleasing head and eye, liked her lay of shoulder and tail set, hind yet to settle but moved soundly(IKC)3.Sketchley KERRIMERE MISTY FOR ME
JB.8(2) 1.Wilkins MARGRETWOODS POOH BEAR Lovely picture when stacked, short hock to floor giving strong, sound drive. Has yet to develop flow from neck into shoulder but will be interested to see how time treats her.2.ByeCOVARNEY EVERLASTING LOVE AT BLUEBYEYOU Little long in loin at the moment, head good , preferred this girl’s top line to 1.but loose to hock and stifle at this stage. 3.Jones ALOLFRANA IN A HOT STORM OVER WENFLAEN
YB.9(3)1. Bott, Allen & Morgan QUENSHA TUMBLE AND TWIRL Excels in skull and eye, rather upright to shoulder so lacked meaningful extension on the move, scored in hind angulation. 2.Brady PAWSWORD PLAY WITH FIRE JOINS AMBERLIGHT Correct ear placement onto quality skull, good flow from moderate neck into shoulder, hind end is still changing so not an easy lass to stack & very easy to over stretch.3.Jones ALOLFRANA IN A HOT STORM OVER WENFLAEN
GB.8(0)1.O’Connor ROMARNE LADY CHATTERLEY OF CAISPERN Rather long in cast but not overdone. Head planes and balance good. Loved her lithe flow from neck into shoulder through to good tail set. Moved true fore and aft2.Stevens FOLLYBROOK MANHATTAN STAR Another with plenty to like. Racy girls with sufficient substance. To be picky a tad upright in upper arm but balanced throughout. 3.Tully GWENDARIFF LILY THE PINK
PGB.11(3)1.Stevenson LOCHLORIEN TRUE DETECTIVE IS ANDLEY loved watching this lass move, good forward impulsion and adequate extension giving good smooth ground coverage. Glorious layback of shoulder and well engineered hind end finished with quizzical expression from well proportioned head.2.Mugford SANGARAH SKYLINE OVER LYNWOOD (IMP HUN) JW Similar in type to 1. Little narrow to front but really powerful to driving end. Again, cracking movement.3.Hall HARREDS HETTIE
LB.14(2)1.Berry&Morris BRINARA VANITY FAIR JW Just loved this package of balance and elegance with just the most expressive of raised brows above intelligent yet biddable eye. Hind end as well angulated as her forehand giving movement that of supreme cadence and understated power. Drive from behind is no good if the forehand is moving in an almost circular motion as I witnessed on several exhibits today, this girl had no such issues, her reach was in perfect balance to her impulsion. CC 2. Stevenson LOCHLORIEN SCULLY FOXES ANDLEY We have seen a separation between show and field within our breed but these two bitches have the conformation that would guarantee them as fresh at the end of the day as they were at the beginning in both spheres. Soundly engineered, built with good bone and a pleasure to watch move. This lass, not quite the lay of shoulder of 1 but still outstanding in soundness. 3.Bell & Barker-Bell BALINTYNE SAY YOU SAY ME
OB.8(1)1.Gardner SH CH THENDARA JOCASTA JW Standing on good feet, head that oozes quality, good to forehand, powerful sweep to hind quarters without losing balance. This lass can drop her croup giving an impression of steepness but on the move her top line and tail set are exemplary. Sound and true.RCC 2.Bott, Allen & Morgan SH CH BARDONHILL PLEASE DONT TEASE QUENSHA JW Very different in type to 1, her head and expression is exquisite, her quality and balance undeniable. Today her hind movement was not as well placed as I would have liked. 3. Catling SH CH SHANDWICK LOVE IN A MIST FOR TELERI JW
VB.4 (1)1. Stevenson LOCHLORIEN PRIME SUSPECT FOR ANDLEY JW SHCM Heart room and good to rib, not overdone in any way. Good movement but detected stiffness to the vertebrae which gave minor hesitation to cadence. Correct to head planes and knowing of eye. 2. Broadgate RIVERMAN BEAT THE BOYS Upright to shoulder which affected forward stride but pleasing expression and overall fitness. 3. Shepherd BRACKENFIELDFORGETME-NOT
GCB.2 (0)1. CATALUNA MAY QUEEN Rorke Gentle expression and tidy in conformation apart from rather long in foot. Moved well 2.Shepherd BRACKENFIELDFORGETME-NOT Head of quality and clean flowing lines. Started better in movement than 1 but lack of muscle proving a barrier to endurance
Judge: Geraldine Cove-Print

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