WSSCSW OPEN SHOW
Earlswood Memorial Hall, Shirenewton, Chepstow, NP16 6AW
on SUNDAY 16th September 2018
Judge: Mrs Anne Worth (Sarabande)
BEST IN SHOW - Shannara Total Eclipse ShCM
RESERVE BIS & BOS - Sh Ch Coedybrain Nia at Cwmbeili
BEST PUPPY IN SHOW - Llon Mairwen o'r Mwmbwls
BEST VETERAN IN SHOW - Sh Ch Glenbrows Band of Brothers for Benoveor JW ShCM
I was delighted to be asked to judge the WSS Club of Wales Open Show and thank the committee for their kind invitation. It was a modest entry of 38 dogs making 50 entries but there were some quality dogs present and I was very pleased with my winners. As always there was a lovely atmosphere and a very warm welcome from the committee.
Judge: Mrs Anne Worth (Sarabande)
CRITIQUE – DOG CLASSES
Minor Puppy Dog (2,0)
1st: Wren’s Llon Lewys At Gwynmarren. Youngster who took his time to settle but when he did was very sound on the move. Lovely personality and seemed to be enjoying himself. Preferred his head and overall shape. Lovely bone and body. Good angles front and back. Maturing as he should. Will have a good future I'm sure. Best Puppy Dog.
2nd: Cemis’ Taimere’s Talk About Me. Another raw pup who moved well when settled with good rear drive. Bigger than winner and longer cast but overall a balanced picture. Good bone and body, coat coming along nicely.
Puppy Dog ( 1,0)
1st: Taimere’s Talk About Me
Graduate Dog (2,0)
1st: McIlwaine & Reynolds’ Glenbrows Van Gogh For Benoveor JW. Well made dog. Lovely head and expression. Long in neck, well placed shoulders. Straight front when stood. Well angled rear, good topline. Balanced throughout. Good bone, good feet. A little erratic on the move today but sound when settled.
Post Graduate Dog (2,1)
1st: Wren’s Llon Derwyn Dar At Gwynmarren. Nice head and expression. Good neck and shoulders. Level topline. Well angled rear, good height to length of body proportions. Good bone, mature body and good coat. Moving wide in front today but sound rear action.
2nd: Ovey’s Bodizar Rio. 7 yr old and really enjoying his day. A little overweight and heavier type than I would like. However moved well and is in lovley coat and condition.
Limit Dog ( 2,0)
1st: Cemis’ Shandwick Viscount. Pleasing head and expression. Good length to neck. Balanced outline, well angled rear. good depth and spring to rib. Shown in good coat and condition. moved well.
2nd: Bodizar Rio
Open Dog (6,2)
1st: Ellis & Pilkington’s Shannara Total Eclipse ShCM. Have judged this dog before and today he didn’t disappoint in different company. Shown as always in excellent coat and condition. Lovely head and expressive dark eyes. Well made throughout. Particularly like his size and balance. Moved well and never stopped showing. Delighted to award him Best Dog and Best in Show.
2nd: McIlwaine & Reynolds’ Kamunting Cast Away To Benoveor JW. Another lovely dog and pushed winner hard. Lovely head and expression, good neck and shoulders, balanced throughout. Well angled rear. Moved with drive but not the front movement of winner today. Think he could have done with a bigger ring. So well presented as are all the dogs in this kennel. Reserve Best dog.
3rd: Chisholm & Pick’s Llon Ddraig Goch
Special Beginners Dog (1,0)
1st: Bozidar Rio
Veteran Dog (3,1)
1st: McIlwaine & Reynolds’ Sh Ch Glenbrows Band Of Brothers For Benoveor JW ShCM. Another who pushed hard for top honours. Expressive head and eye, good length to neck. Straight front when stood, well angled rear. Lovely topline. Deep chest and well sprung rib. Shown in immaculate coat and condition. Not the movement of my winners today. Best Veteran in Show.
2nd: Bozidar Rio
BEST DOG (centre) - Shannara Total Eclipse ShCM
RESERVE DOG (left) - Kamunting Cast Away to Benoveor JW
BEST PUPPY DOG (right) - Llon Lewys at Gwynmarren
CRITIQUE – BITCH CLASSES
Minor Puppy Bitch (3,0)
1st: Pick’s Llon Mairwen O’r Mwmbwls. Very pretty youngster who is a lovely balanced shape when she decides to stand for her handler. Lovely bone and feet. Body maturing nicely. Very feminine head with dark eye. Good angles front and rear. Best mover in this class, very steady and sound. Best Puppy Bitch and Best Puppy in Show.
2nd: McIlwaine & Reynolds’ Benoveor Can’t Buy Me Love. Very promising puppy at her first show. Feminine head, dark eye. Lovley shape when stood. Good bone and body for age. Nice angles front and rear. A little erratic on move and not too happy but that will come. A quality baby.
3rd: Martin’s Ferndel Fooling You of Meadway
Puppy Bitch (1,0)
1st: McIlwaine & Reynolds’ Benoveor Galway Girl . Another quality puppy who just needs time to settle in the showring and start enjoying herself. She has a very pretty head, good neck and shoulders. Well made body of good proportions. Good front and back. Just reticent on the move which I'm sure will change with time.
Special Yearling Bitch (1,0)
1st: Dixon’s Glenbrows Regalia. This young lady was a complete newcomer to the showring and led her handlers a merry dance. When she eventually stood, she is a quality bitch with plenty to like. Good head, well made throughout, good front and back. Good bone and body. Has loads of personality and when settled moving is very sound. Just needs lots of ring training and I'm sure we will see a lot more of her in the show ring.
Maiden Bitch (3,0)
1st: Glenbrows Regalia
2nd: Benoveor Can’t Buy Me Love.
3rd: Rowlands’ Roxdale Resolutions
Novice Bitch (2,0)
1st: Glenbrows Regalia
2nd: Benoveor Galway Girl
Graduate Bitch (3,0)
1st: Jones’ Julita Rumours At Trosley. Really like this bitch and she pushed hard for top honours. Nice head and expression, good neck and clean shoulders, straight front, well angled rear. mature body with good depth and spring of rib. Shown in lovley coat and condition. Moved well.
2nd: Lampersberger’s Benoveor Playing For Keeps To Kurzeja. Well balanced girl with pretty head and dark eye. Good bone and feet. Mature body. Well angled rear. Not the movement of winner today.
3rd: Lancett’s Cwmbeili Madlen
Post Graduate Bitch (4,1)
1st: Lampersberger’s Beneveor Field Of Dreams To Kurzeja. Feminine head with lovely eye and expression. Well balanced picture when stood, good neck, shoulders, topline and rear angulation. Good bone. Shown in good coat and condition. Quality bitch who moved well.
2nd: Dawson’s Ferndel Heather Dew. Mature bitch shown in lovely coat and condition. Well made with good bone. A little longer cast than winner. Straight front and well angled rear. Took time to settle on the move today but moved with drive.
Limit Bitch (3,1)
1st: Pick’s Llon Blodyn Ymenyn. This bitch is a lovley shape when stood. So well balanced with good length of neck and good height to length of body proportions. feminine head with dark eye but would like a little more defined stop. Well made front and rear. Shown in lovely coat and condition. Mature body with good depth and spring to rib. Very sound on the move. Reserve Best Bitch
2nd: Tew’s Pamicks Field Of Dreams. I have always loved this bitch and she didn’t disappoint to go over. Preferred her head to winner, so feminine with lovely eye and expression. Good neck and shoulders.very mature body. Good depth, well made rear. very balanced throughout. Really disappointed not the movement of winner today. Would probably have benefitted from a bigger ring.
Open Bitch (4,1)
1st: Lancett’s Sh Ch Coedybrain Nia At Cwmbeili. Another I have judged before and today she was probably at the best I have seen her. Not a flashy bitch but so very well made and almost impossible to fault. She looked a picture and moved soundly with drive. My Best Bitch and Reserve Best in Show. She just flagged a little in the run off for BIS and the Dog just kept getting better.
2nd: Madeley’s Bahri Flaming Star At Maytag. Very pretty mature bitch who didn’t do a lot wrong. Pretty bitch, well balanced throughout with lovely body and bone. In lovely coat and condtion. Good bone and feet. Moved well.
3rd: Pick’s Llon Lili Bengam
Special Beginners Bitch ( 3,1)
1st: Glenbrows Regalia
2nd: Roxdale Resolutions
Special New Members Award Dog or Bitch (1,0)
1st: Glenbrows Regalia
Special Breeders Stakes Dog or Bitch (1,0)
1st: Pick’s Llon Lili Bengam. This team stood alone but very worthy winners. All were very typey and clearly from the same kennel. They all moved well and are a credit to their breeder.
BEST BITCH (centre) - Sh Ch Coedybrain Nia at Cwmbeili
RESERVE BITCH (left) - Llon Blodyn Ymenyn
BEST PUPPY BITCH (right) - Llon Mairwen o'r Mwmbwls
CRITIQUE – SPECIAL AWARDS
JUDGE: Mrs Collette Perkins (Brent)
Special Junior Dog or Bitch (1,0)
1st. Cemis’ Taimere’s Talk About Me (right) - 7 month old mature boy. Well constructed dog, good shoulder and plenty of hind angulation. He has a masculine head, with a kind expression. He is well bodied throughout and shown in great condition. On the move he was sound and held his topline, carrying his tail level.
Special Post Graduate Dog or Bitch (6,3)
1st. Jones' Julita Rumours at Trosley (centre) - 2 year old bitch. The most balanced in the class. Well laid shoulder, good depth and spring of ribcage, powerful, muscled hindquarters. Beautiful feminine head. Moved with purpose, carrying her topline well.
2nd. Dawson’s Ferndel Heather Dew - A longer cast bitch but still a lot to like about her. She doesn’t have the overall shape of the winner but she is balanced and was shown in super condition. Moved ok.
Special Len Morgan Memorial Open Stakes Dog or Bitch (5,2)
1st. Lancett’s Sh Ch Coedybrain Nia at Cwmbeili (left) - 5 year old bitch, so full of type. She is the correct size and well balanced overall. Good tight feet, enough bone, well angulated and another shown in super condition. Her head is feminine with a kindly expression. She moved out soundly and effortlessly, holding her shape well.
2nd. Cemis’ Shandwick Viscount - Overall, a larger stamp of dog, who is longer on the leg, but nonetheless he was still pleasing to the eye. He is sound, has a good spring of rib and moved ok but lost out to the bitch on overall type.
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