(Held under Kennel Club Limited Rules & Show Regulations)

at Chepstow Leisure Centre, Chepstow, NP16 5LR

on SUNDAY 24th MARCH 2019

DOGS: Mrs Pam Tew (Pamicks)
BITCHES: Mrs Sue Aston (Tasa)
REFEREE: Mrs Debra Roberts (Cwrtafon)


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BEST IN SHOW - Sh Ch Coedybrain Nia at Cwmbeili
RESERVE BIS & BEST VETERAN - Glenbrows Fascination with Shannara
BEST OPPOSITE SEX - Ferndel High Fidelity with Tigerrock Sh CM Sh CEx
BEST PUPPY IN SHOW - Glenbrows This is Me


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 DOG CC – Ferndel High Fidelity With Tigerrock Sh Ch Sh CEx (left centre); DOG RCC – Sh Ch Glenbrows Picture Me Now JW (left); BPD and BPIS – Glenbrows This Is Me (right centre); BVD - Sh Ch Cherryheath’s Mr Mischief JW Sh CM (right) 

I would like to thank the committee for inviting me to judge at their Championship Show, I had a quality entry with many lovely dogs not being placed. Also thank you to all of the exhibitors who entered their wonderful dogs making my day very pleasurable, some very difficult decisions had to be made. All of the dogs were well presented. Thank you to my stewards for keeping the ring moving well, Anita Shears and Karen Lancett.

As my co-judge and my self could not agree on BIS the referee, Debbie Roberts, was called in and she chose the bitch, BIS - Sh Ch Coedybrain Nia At Cwmbeili; RBIS - Glenbrows Fascination With Shannara; BOS - Ferndel High Fidelity With Tigerrock ShCM, ShCEx

Judge: Pam Tew (Pamicks)

Class 1. Minor Puppy (2, 0)

1st - O’Neill’s, Glenbrows Best of Both. At just 6 months smart young dog who was quite a happy boy, good head proportions strong bone and tight feet.

2nd - Barkly’s, Chanangle Mr Whodat at Cherryheath. Like this boy, strong neck, good head and body. Moved well nice type, just not co-operating with his handler today.

Class 2. Puppy Dog (7, 2)

1st - Harrison’s, Glenbrows This is me. Good head proportions typical expression good reach of neck, correct angulations front and back strong bone in beautiful coat and condition once he settled he moved well. BPD and BPIS.

2nd - Philipson’s, Menstonia Meteor. Taller dog than first, well balanced with excellent head, dark eye, good reach of neck and top line moved well using his tail.

3rd - Murray’s, Madspring Drogon From Priestbeck

Class 3. Junior Dog (6, 1)

1st - Ritchie and Butler’s, Slapestone Diamond Mine. Lovely balance and build to this young dog, strong neck into good shoulders just needs to body up but he has time on his side, in beautiful coat and condition.

2nd - Philipson’s, Menstonia Meteor

3rd - Cemis’s, Taimere’s Talk About Me

Class 4. Yearling Dog (5, 0)

1st - Worth’s, Sarabande Lord Of The Dance (AI) JW. This is a very handsome, attractive and good looking young man. He’s excellent in type and balance with excellent angulations, bone and feet, covers the ground well should have a bright future.

2nd - Ritchie and Butler’s, Slapestones Diamond Mine

3rd - Yacoub’s, Laithmoor’s Red Markek

Class 5. Maiden Dog (4, 1)

1st - Murray’s, Madspring Drogon From Priestbeck. 11 months old and 3rd in puppy pleasing size and outline. Good body just needs a bit more time.

2nd - Leary’s, Menstonia Meridian of Haslemount. Larger frame than winner and not so good in shoulders, Attractive head and dark eye not happy on the move today.

Class 6. Novice Dog (4, 0)

1st - Philipson’s, Menstonia Meteor

2nd - Cemis’s, Taimere’s Talk About Me. Smaller than 1st with strong bone and feet well bodied, would like a bit more length of neck, moving well.

3rd - Murray’s, Madspring Drogon From Priestbeck.

Class 7. Graduate Dog (6, 0)

1st - Ritchie and Butler’s, Slapestones Diamond Mine

2nd - Johnstone’s, Glenbrows Paper Money For Gilpeta. Stronger built dog with good body pleasing head and dark eye. Would like a bit more length of leg to make him more balanced.

3rd - Yacoub’s, Laithmoor’s Red Grenadine

Class 8. Postgraduate Dog (17, 2)

What a lovely class to judge.

1st - McIlwaine and Reynolds’s, Glenbrows Van Gogh For Benoveor. Lovely head and expression. He is quality all through with ideal neck and shoulders and front assembly. In super coat and condition, bit of a handful but moved with drive.

2nd - Oliver’s, Glenbrows Royal Dragon. Very similar to 1st a little stronger all the way though. Steady mover.

3rd - Woodham’s, Glynell Jiffy

Class 9. Limit Dog (14, 1)

Another lovely class

1st - Graham’s, Don’s Statement To Nyliram (Imp Swe) JW. Easy to see why this boy has won so much. He is quality all though with ideal neck and shoulders. Straight front, strong quarters, handled and moved to advantage.

2nd - Riley’s, Ferndel Peanut Butter At Ravensworth. Different to my winner stronger in head, short coupled, good turn of stifle won this place on his sound steady movement.

3rd - Brown’s, Bowdonia Ozzie

Class 10. Open Dog (11, 2)

A quality class

1st - Clarke’s, Ferndel High Fidelity With Tigerrock ShCM Sh CEx. Quality dog well presented in full coat beautiful head and expression lovely reach of neck straight front strong body, tight feet, well angulated quarters. Moved with a free flowing stride delighted to award him his 2nd CC BOS

2nd - Harrison’s, Sh Ch Glenbrows Picture Me Now JW. Difficult to separate these 2, love them both but they are different, good head and expression straight front and well angulated quarters, in lovely coat and condition moved round the ring in style. RCC.

3rd - Graham’s, Sh Ch Taimere’s Twister round Nyliram JW Sh CM

Three super dogs.

Class 11. Veteran Dog (8, 0)

1st - Barkley’s, Sh Ch Cherryheath’s Mr Mischief JW Sh CM. Handsome head strong neck, good body short coupled 7 years old. What a show man such a happy boy, moved round the ring effortlessly.

2nd - Douglas’s, Sh Ch Ferndel Justin Time Sh CM. Also 7 years old. Another dog of lovely type very stylish and excellent proportions. Moved soundly, would like a bit more animation.

3rd - McIlwaine and Reynolds’s, Sh Ch Glenbrows Band of Brothers JW Sh CM

Class 12. Special Beginners Dog (5, 1)

1st - Nicoll’s, Benoveor The Guardian For Antreth. Correct out line, neck and shoulders and slight rise over loin, steady mover.

2nd - Bennett’s, Helgen Romeo The Lover. Nice make and shape to this boy just a bit long in loin. Good tail action.

3rd - Mercer’s Amblelight Cassopiea

Class 13. Special New Members Dog (1, 0)

1st - Yacoub’s, Laithmoor’s Red Grenadine. Balanced head straight front and top line, moved steady and true.

Class 14. Special Working Dog (3, 1)

1st - Sutherland’s, Jacranella Solo. Lovely make and shape strong quarters short hocks tight feet held his top line, good ground covering movement.

2nd - Groot’s, Isfryn On The Spot. Up to size but still balanced, strong quarters moved well.

Class 15. Mr Danny Pritchard Special Memorial Stakes Dog Bred by Exhibitor (4, 2)

1st - Attwood’s, Ir Sh Ch Kylowen Drym Sh CM. Masculine head but not coarse. Super breed type, well constructed throughout well sprung ribs moved well.

2nd - Blackford’s, Amberlight Galatea. Quite like this dog. Short listed him is a good Limit class. Not a big dog but he has everything in the right place steady mover.

Class 16. Good Citizen Dog Scheme, Dog (5, 0)

1st - Woodham’s, Glynell Jiffy. 3rd in Postgraduate Liked this dog a lot, presents a very balanced out line. Well proportioned head, well angulated front assembly, wide hind quarters. Excellent movement and such a happy boy which won him this class.

2nd - Murray’s, Lyndfil Simba From Priestbeck. Nicely made dog, pleasant head and eye, super bone and feet well presented moved soundly.

3rd - Attwood’s, Ir Sh Ch Kylowen Drym Sh CM.

Judge, Pam Tew

BEST DOG – Ferndel High Fidelity With Tigerrock Sh Ch Sh CEx
RESERVE BEST DOG – Sh Ch Glenbrows Picture Me Now JW
BEST PUPPY DOG and BPIS – Glenbrows This Is Me



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BB (centre) – Sh Ch Coedybrain Nia at Cwmbeili; RBB and BVB (left) – Glenbrows Fascination with Shannara; BPB (right) – Glenbrows Temptress; 

It was such an honour and privilege to be asked to judge at this Show and I thank the Officers and Committee for their invitation. The hospitality was amazing as was the atmosphere of the Show. Of course there would be no show without exhibitors, so thank you all for giving me the opportunity of judging your lovely breed.

Judge: Sue Aston (Tasa)

Class 17. Minor Puppy Bitch (2, 0)

1st - Clarke’s, Crimicar She’s Electrik with Tigerrock – Two lovely puppies in this class from the same litter. My first has a balanced outline, deep chest and quite mature body shape with well angulated stifles. Good shoulder placement. Pleasing head and expression and moved well.

2nd - Williams’s, Crimicar Stand By Me for Bodlon - Very much the same applies to this puppy as her sister, and I’m sure they will swap places during their career. Classic feminine head shape with good length of neck, well placed shoulders, good body, not quite as mature as 1 and didn’t move quite as steady today.

Class 18. Puppy Bitch (2, 0)

1st - Harrison’s, Glenbrows Temptress – Clean outline when standing and moving. Good reach of neck into well anglulated forequarters, deep chest, adequate bend of stifle. Well balanced all over. Feminine head with lovely eye and expression. Moved well. BPB

2nd - Johnston’s, Nalydris Hakuna Matata – Well boned, sturdy bitch, deep chest, quite mature for age. Pleasing head with strong neck into well placed shoulders. Promising future I would think for both these youngsters.

Class 19. Junior Bitch (9, 3a)

1st - Graham’s, Slapestones Pink Promise At Lyndfil – Lovely outline and well balanced , level topline and held on the move. Good length of neck into well placed shoulders deep chest. Strong hindquarters with good width of thigh. Nice dark eyes with pleasing expression.

2nd - Harrison’s, Glenbrows Temptress

Class 20. Yearling Bitch (5, 0)

1st - Revill’s, Julita Rhubette – Very nicely proportioned and balanced bitch with mature body. Typical head with lovely expression. Strong neck into well angulated shoulders, deep chest. Correct topline and strong rear quarters. Moved well.

2nd - Worth’s, Sarabande Dance to the Rhythm JW – Nicely shaped bitch of good proportions. Very pretty head, with lovely expression. Good length of neck into well placed shoulders. Still maturing but very promising.

Class 21. Maiden Bitch (3, 0)

1st - Blake’s, Benoveor Hey Baby at Highslade – Really loved this bitch. So well constructed and compact. Good bone and very well balanced with superb angulation front and rear and deep chest. Such a pretty head and expression. Just needs confidence in the ring. Moved well.

2nd - Clarke’s, Crimicar She’s Electrik with Tigerrock

Class 22. Novice Bitch (5, 2a)

1st - Whitefield’s, Benoveor Ticket to Ride – Very feminine girl with lovely head and pleasing expression. Strong neck, deep chest with good length of body. Well angulated hindquarters with good width of thigh and moved well.

2nd - Johnston’s, Nalydris Hakuna Matata

Class 23. Graduate Bitch (6, 0)

1st - Waller’s, Isfryn Lady Godiva at Fireglow JW – Two lovely sisters here which I didn’t realise till I was writing my critique. My first is a little more mature than her sister and has a lovely typical head and expression. Has strength of neck into well placed shoulders, deep chest with well sprung ribs, Nice width of thigh and well muscled. Moved well.

2nd - Cooper’s, Isfryn Lady Grey of Gilstonia – Once again has very feminine head with pleasing eye and expression. Good neck into well placed shoulders. Deep chest and good body with correct angulation with well let down hocks, Not quite as mature as one but still a lovely bitch and I’m sure they will change places frequently.

Class 24. Post Graduate Bitch (14, 1a)

1st - Lancett’s, Cwmbeili Madlen – This was a very varied class, but the winner of the class had the very typical Welsh Springer spaniel head I was looking for. Lovely eye shape, colour and gorgeous expression. Very well balanced outline. Good length of neck into well placed shoulders. Deep chest mature body and good bend of stifle. Moved well and kept topline.

2nd - Hills-Page’s, Llon Llysiaur Hedydd – This bitch has the most gorgeous typical head with such a melting expression. Strong neck into well placed shoulders. Balanced throughout and very feminine. Would like just a little more strength in rear quarters although moved well.

Class 25. Limit Bitch (9, 3a)

1st - Pick’s, Llon Blodyn Ymenyn – Once again a lovely head , eye and expression. Just melts your heart, Super neck flowing into well placed shoulders. Deep chest, with plenty of chest room. Good width of thigh and correct length of hock, Moved well and with drive

2nd - Graham’s, Ferndel Cover Story about Nyliram JW – Another lovely bitch, with all the requirements needed, but personally I just preferred head of one. Lovely shape standing with good layback of shoulders, deep chest , good angulation and well let down hocks. So attentive and moved well.

Class 26. Open Bitch (7, 0)

1st - Lancett’s, Sh Ch Coedybrain Nia at Cwmbeili – Such a well shaped girl, she caught my eye as soon as she came in the ring. Symmetrical and compact with strength and maturity. Such a typical head of correct proportion and chiselled just enough to give that gorgeous kind expression from well shaped dark eyes. Muscular neck into well placed shoulders. Deep chest and good bone. Well coupled with strong and muscular hind quarters. Beautifully presented and moved like a dream with plenty of drive. Delighted to award Bitch CC

2nd - Pick’s, Sh Ch Llon Lili Bengam – Another beautiful bitch with just the head I’ve been looking for. Lovely eyes with melting expression, strong neck into well placed shoulders, deep chest, good bone. Good rear quarters and moved well with drive.

Class 27. Veteran Bitch (5, 0)

1st - Ellis’s, Glenbrows Fascination with Shannara – Caught my eye in line up immediately and was not disappointed going over her. Beautiful type head with gorgeous eyes and expression. Good length of neck flowing into well laid back shoulders. Deep chest, with well sprung ribs. Good bend of stifle. So well balanced and moved well. Just had to award RCC

2nd - Madeley’s, Barhi Flaming Star at Maytag – A little bit shorter in body than one but very compact and smart. Feminine head with lovely expression, good neck into well placed shoulders. Good bend of stifle and moved well.

Class 28. Special Beginners Bitch (4, 0)

1st - Cooper’s Isfryn Lady Grey of Gilstonia

2nd - Best’s, Amblelight Opheilia – Lovely compact outline standing with pleasing head and strong neck into well placed shoulders. Mature body and nice bend of stifle.

Class 29. Special New Members Bitch (5, 2a)

1st - Best’s, Amblelight Ophelia

2nd - Clarke’s, Crimicar She’s Electrick with Tigerrock

Class 30. Special Working Bitch (2, 0)

1st - Cooper’s, Isfryn Lady Grey of Gilstonia

2nd - Sutherland’s, Ch Julita Rezanella of Jacranell – Old fashioned type of welsh . Really classic head and expression. Balanced all over , lovely bone and angulation . Not as tight in movement as 1 today.

Class 31. Mary Payne Special Memorial Stakes (7, 0)

1st - Woodward’s, Hinxwood Fire and Ice. – Compact shape and good angulation front and rear . Strong neck into well placed shoulders, Stands four square with deep chest and good spring of rib, kind eye and expression. Moved well

2nd - Attwood’s, Kylowen Demelza – A cobby little girl with good bone and muscle. Pleasing head and expression. Good angulation front and rear. Just lost on movement today.

Class 32. Good Citizen Dog Scheme, Bitch (4, 1a)

1st - Sutherland’s, Sh Ch Jacranella Symphony – Sturdy. very well balanced bitch with good angulation front and rear , deep chest, and good bone. Loved her head and the softness of her eye giving an endearing expression. Moved steadily

2nd - Attwood’s, Kylowen Demelza

Judge, Sue Aston 

BEST BITCH – Sh Ch Coedybrain Nia At Cwmbeili
RESERVE BEST BITCH– Glenbrows Fascination with Shannara
BEST PUPPY BITCH – Glenbrows Temptress