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Border Bath 12 Judge's Critique

KC Breed Standard

Bath 12 Judge


Judge: Mrs D Rayner

BEST OF BREED : 1236 GIRLING Mrs S J & Mr C P Benattivo Faberge JW
Dog CC : 1283 MATTHEWS Mr D & Mrs A Rexlands Cock Robin
Res Dog CC : 1317 STOCKLEY Mr B J & Mrs K D Foxfactor Pied Piper JW Sh.CM
Bitch CC : 1236 GIRLING Mrs S J & Mr C P Benattivo Faberge JW
Res Bitch CC : 1214 BEAN Mr D J Manorcroft Chit Chat
Best Puppy : 1297 REEVES Mrs M B Baywillow Blue Design
Best Veteran : 1257 JACKSON, Mrs J & JACKSON Mrs E Ch Rossula Magic Borderer Clipstone
Best Breeder : Southam



It was a real privilege to be asked to judge this show. I had a very good entry which pleased me and hope I did it justice. The dogs were generally in good fit condition, came across a few that were too thin, you can't expect a young active dog to gain good muscle tone if you don't feed them enough. They must feel miserable kept in that condition, constantly hungry. It was a very hot day, but we tried to keep them in the shade as long as possible but a few were showing signs of the heat. There were a few that looked rather scruffy with long nails and looked as if they had forgotten to take off their carpet slippers!!! But most were a pleasure to go over. I was very pleased with my winners.

MPD (5)

1 Bladen's Daluce Fight Or Fall For Emblehope. Good movement for one so young, he strode out very soundly with a lovely outline. Correct scissor bite. Good reach of neck. Neat feet. Level topline and tail set. Good coat and pelt, pleased to award him the class and BPD.

2 Thomas' Daluce Soldier Of Fortune. Smaller type than first, who I understand is his litter brother, good coat and pelt, level topline and tail set excellent shoulders, just preferred head of first, showed well.

3 Hollingsbee's Otterwood Cyrus.


1 Johnson's Karison Klaret. Good headed youngster, neat ears, and nice expression. Smaller type with good angulation throughout. Nice red jacket with loose pelt. Moved and showed well.

2 Larner's Hawcoat Lord George. Bigger type dog than first, in lovely condition. Lovely head, good coat and pelt, excellent bend of stifle. Moved with plenty of drive.

3 Haydon's Earthtaw Dexter.

JD(9, 2)

1 Cracknell's Chatmoss King Orry At Moddeyaalin. Racier type with excellent upper arm and shoulders. Easily spanned. Good scissor bite and neat ears. Level topline and tail set. Well angulated. Good coat. Moved and showed very well.

2 Hunt's Ottaswell Palamedes. Another one built on racy lines, lovely topline and tail set, good coat and pelt, nice head, good angulation. Moved with purpose and drive.

3 Gordon's Tarkatale Midnight Memory.

GD(7, 2)

1 Cracknell's Chatmoss King Orry At Moddeyaalin.

2 Smith's Oatberry Snow Storm. Lovely head, large teeth with good scissor bite. Harsh coat and pelt, good bend of stifle moved and showed well. Neat feet which were well padded.

3 Fulkner's Foxpaw Brilliant Disguise.

PGD(8, 2)

1 Dean's Cedarhill Beyond The Stars. Handy sized dog, Lovely angulation throughout. Good otter head with large teeth and strong scissor bite. In excellent coat, short carrot tail. Kept a level topline when on the move.

2 Smith's Oatberry Snow Storm. 3 Channer's Mingrovia Flintstone Chief At Rubyfin.

LD(14, 2)

1 Matthews' Rexlands Cock Robin. What a cracking dog, excellent otter head with huge teeth, neat ears. correct size with good bone. Level topline and tail set. Good angulation. Went around the ring like he owned it. Could certainly do a day's work and ask for more. Pleased to award him Dog CC.

2 Squibbs & Barker's Cobstoneway Lazy River. Another handy sized dog, excelled in coat and pelt, nicely angulated, moved and showed very well, just preferred head of first.

3 Cobbledick's Laurelton Moonlight Cowboy ShCM.

OD(10, 1)

1 Stockley's Foxfactor Pied Piper JW ShCM. Good otter head with correct scissor bite. Good shoulder placement and length of upper arm. He is ribbed well back and he excelled in coat and pelt, excellent movement. Pleased to award him Res. CC.

2 Irving's Dandyhow Dr Walter. Good otter head, level topline and tail set. Good bend of stifle. In full jacket which was harsh with a loose pelt. Moved and showed well.

3 Lowry's Ravenside Ballymoss.


Jackson's Ch Rossula Magic Borderer Clipstone. What a lovely dog, racier type with no sign of ageing. Correct otter head with a good reach of neck, the best coat and pelt, moved and showed extremely well.

MPB (7, 1)

1 Irving's Dandyhow Sonata. Lovely headed puppy with good scissor bite. Neat ears, Correct shoulder placement and ribbed well back. Good angulation. Excellent bend of stifle. Moved well.

2 Matthews' Tojamatt Morgana. Lovely otter head, well ribbed back, good topline and tail set, excellent mover. A little short of coat.

3 Milton's Bailleswelles Lochindaal.


1 Reeves' Baywillow Blue Design. Lovely blue and tan youngster, pretty head with kind expression. Good shoulder placement and ribbed well back. Narrow throughout. True movement coming and going with excellent side gait. Pleased to award her Best Puppy.

2 Stockley's Foxfactor Cue The Music. Another lovely puppy with a nice head. Excellent coat and pelt, good topline and tail set which she kept when on the move. Correct in bone. Ribbed well back.

3 Phillips' Nantoch Ffion.

JB(9, 1)

1 Martin's Merumhor Soltice Belle JW. Pretty headed bitch, with a true blue and tan coat. Neat ears and a lovely expression. Well ribbed back and very easy to span. Correct angulation. True movement coming and going with a lovely outline. Considered her for top honours because I do like her a lot.

2 Hyslop's Baywillow Brown Braid. Smaller than first, but with a lot to like about this bitch. Correct otter head with good reach of neck. Cracking coat and pelt. Good bend of stifle which helped her to move very well.

3 Lowry's Ravenside Zenyatta.

GB(13, 1)

1 Dean's Tyrian Amulet. Handy sized bitch. Very good head with a kind expression. Narrow with good rib. Harsh grizzle jacket with a loose pelt. Moved with purpose and drive and a good bend of stifle.

2 South's Tameila Penny Lane By Borderella. Lovely little bitch with a good head and expression and a strong scissor bite. Excelled in coat and pelt, nicely ribbed back with good angulation. Moved well.

3 Reeves' Baywillow Blue Design.


1 Johnson's Quarryway Tansy. Strong headed bitch with large teeth and strong bite. Lovely shoulder placement and length of upper arm. Good topline and tail set and very easy to span. Excellent coat and pelt. Short carrot tail.

2 Shepard's Brookbeech Blue Lass. Handy sized blue and tan with a nice head and strength of muzzle. Neat ears. Easy to span and decent length of rib. Excellent mover.

3 Payler's Badgerbeck The Vivacious At Jansara.

LB(19, 3)

1 Girling's Benattivo Faberge. JW. Beautiful red bitch with a strong otter head. Good length of upper arm and correct shoulder placement. Ribbed well back and very easily spanned. The harshest of jackets and thick pelt. Excellent bend of stifle which she used well as she went around the ring with plenty of drive. Pleased to award her BCC with BOB. Group

3. 2 Bean's Manorcroft Chit Chat. Another handy sized bitch. Lovely otter head with no stop. Correct in upperarm with good reach of neck. Nicely ribbed back and good bend of stifle. She has a pin wire jacket and loose pelt with a lovely outline. Pleased to award her the Res CC.

3 Clark's Gameway Dragonfly JW.

OB(9, 1)

1 Wildey's Bramblebrae Violet At Shiftyfox. Beautiful blue and tan bitch. Pretty otter head with neat ears and strong scissor bite. Good length of upperarm and correct length of neck. Easy to span. Excellent bend of stifle and correct topline and tailset. Didn't sparkle as much today as I have seen her in past shows. Maybe it was a little warm for her. But she is an absolutely gorgeous bitch to go over.

2 Docwra's Bandicoot Jazz. Racier type of bitch with a nice head and kind expression. Good length of neck into well placed shoulders. The tightest of coats with a good pliable pelt. Easy to span, moved and showed well.

3 Clark's Ch Southash Blue Betty Boo Gameway. JW.

D Rayner

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