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Border LKA 11 Judge's Critique




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LKA 11 Judge


BORDER LKA 11

Judge: Ms S Dandy


BEST OF BREED : 426 STOCKLEY Mr B J & Mrs K D Foxfactor Pied Piper JW Sh.CM
Dog CC : 426 STOCKLEY Mr B J & Mrs K D Foxfactor Pied Piper JW Sh.CM
Res Dog CC : 346 JENKINS Miss L M Badgerbeck Pablo
Bitch CC : 289 BLADEN Miss D S Ch Foxyard Better Behave At Emblehope
Res Bitch CC : 305 DOCWRA Mrs V L K Bandicoot Jazz
Best Puppy : 448 WOOLLACOTT Ms J M Tufterslodge Good Move
Best Veteran : 416 SNEDDON Mrs M Kersfell Comet JW
Best Breeder : Irving

BORDER JUDGE LKA 11

I was delighted with both my dog and bitch line ups, from a numerically strong entry of 181 dogs all were worthy winners, from very well contended classes, with several really promising youngsters. Temperaments were uniformly sound which is of great importance in any breed.

Minor Puppy – Dog Entries:11 Absentees: 4

1st: Tufterslodge Good Move (Ms J M Woollacott) Well proportioned grizzle youngster with a super clean outline. Moved out well with drive and very together for one so young. Good typical head with moderate neck into a clean wither with flowing topline and tailset held well on the move. Balanced body lines with good underline, a length of body, ribs well back and strong loin. Has quality and is very sound, promising BPD & BP.

2nd: Baywillow Blue Laird (Mr & Mrs N S Allen) Pleasing typical head with a keen expression on this blue and tan puppy with a good reach of neck set into a soundly constructed forehand. Balanced overall with narrow body, handles well. Well made, racy hindquarters with hocks well let down used to advantage on the move. Sound, ground covering free movement with correct tracking. Two super youngsters.

3rd: Question Master (Mrs S Waller)

Res: Rhozzum Vangelis (Mrs M Sharp)

VHC: Hesslemere Queens Counsel (Mrs C Davis)

Puppy – Dog Entries: 11 Absentees: 5

1st: Tarkatale Midnight Memory (Mrs J S Gordon) Well balanced puppy of nice shape and size, with an attractive masculine head of good proportions, makes a pleasing overall picture. Very sound forehand assembly, standing on good legs and feet with nice bone. Scored in movement in this class, just needs to settle and learn his trade. Presented with good harsh grizzle coat.

2nd: Cynetkoy’s Cool Hand Luke (Mr A Watson & Mrs A Kenna) Grizzle, built on racy bodylines, narrow with a good length of body, firm topline, good croup and tailset, balanced with lovely underline, a length of rib and strong loin. Well angulated hindquarters with a bend of stifle, second thigh and well let down hocks. Moved OK.

3rd: Kosmic Sun over Karison (Miss K J Johnson)

Res: Othamcourt Woodchat at Oatberry (Mrs K Tuffin)

VHC: Hesslemere Queens Counsel (Mrs C Davis)

Junior – Dog Entries: 11 Absentees: 5

1st: Dandyhow Dr Walter (Mrs K M Irving) Smart grizzle youngster presented in super coat and condition, good for type. Appealing masculine head of good proportions and expression with good neck into a clean wither and excellent topline, held well on the move and a good underline. Sound well angulated forehand with a good layback of shoulder, balanced with well-constructed muscular hindquarters with second thigh, standing on good legs and feet with nice bone. Liked his moderate size and in fit order. Moved out well in profile.

2nd: Irton Morse Code (Mr & Mrs D Fryer) Another quality youngster with much to like. Well made, good in outline and balanced with an attractive head with pleasing expression and short, strong muzzle. Good neck, shoulders and front balanced with well angulated racy hindquarters. Narrow body with a good length and ribs well back. Moved out well in profile, with plenty of drive. Good pelt but short of coat today.

3rd: Hoathwood Habanero (Mrs S Hales)

Res: Tufterslodge Ososimple (Ms J M Woollacott)

VHC: Cedarhill Beyond the Stars (Mrs C Dean)

Yearling – Dog Entries: 9 Absentees: 2

1st: Northborders Mr Pickles JW (Miss J North) Soundly constructed blue and tan of pleasing moderate size and proportions. Lovely typical head and expression with good ear set, a reach of neck into a soundly made firm topline with defined croup and equally good underline, well ribbed back with firm loin. Well balanced with good forehand assembly and racy hindquarters used to effect on move, he moved out extremely well in profile. Good blue and tan jacket, of correct colour.

2nd: Bandicoot Double Take JW (Mr G E & Mrs V L K Docwra) Essentially masculine grizzle with a very typical head and alert expression and a good reach of neck. Nicely made and presented in excellent condition with good legs, feet and bone. Balanced in outline, with firm topline and good tailset matched with a good underline with a length of body. Angulated muscular hindquarters with hocks well let down used to effect on the move in profile. Well presented.

3rd: Renaissance Rhododendron (Miss Westland)

Res: Quarryway Tabsco at Dualta (Mr W T & Mrs J L Edwards)

VHC: Kersfell Comply Or Die (Mrs M Sneddon)

Post Graduate – Dog Entries: 10 Absentees: 3

1st: Cobstoneway Lazy River (Mesdames R & J Squibbs & Barker) Moderate sized grizzle, balanced in outline. A pleasing head with keen expression, a good reach of neck into a lovely topline and tailset. Good underline with firm loin. Well angulated forehand, balanced with racy hindquarters with good bone, feet and hocks. Tracked best in the class, moved true. Fit condition.

2nd: Intack Red Admiral (Mrs V Waldron) Attractive head and neck on this grizzle dog, body well balanced with angulated shoulder and a clean wither. A good underline with nice length of body and hindquarters well developed. Good legs and feet. Close decision, moved out well in profile, but didn’t track as well as 1.

3rd: Renaissance Rhododendron (Miss Westland)

Res: Badgerbeck Beau Geste for Buckwilde (Miss M Willis)

VHC: Onthill Fernando (Mr R & Mrs A M Ramus)

Limit – Dog Entries: 11 Absentees: 2

1st: Badgerbeck Pablo (Miss L M Jenkins) Striking blue and tan boy with plenty of style and ring presence, presenting a lovely outline. Very attractive masculine head with keen typical expression. Excellent neck into a cleanly defined wither, with correctly proportioned front assembly, so well put together with such a superb topline and tailset balanced with an equally good underline with pleasing rib and narrow bodylines. Very well made hindquarters, with well let down strong firm hocks. Impressed me moving, tracking was correct and extended well in profile around the ring. Presented in immaculate order with quality coat, straight moderate bone and good tight feet, on top form today RDCC

2nd: Sweeping Foxtrot for Kgills (Imp Swe) (Mr K J & Mrs G Bate) Another well made, classy blue and tan good in outline and balance with a super typical head with strong short muzzle and expressive eyes. Liked his moderation and size and had a lovely disposition. A good reach of neck into a clean wither and firm topline, held on the move, with narrow body of good length and depth. Balanced well angulated quarters standing on good legs with nice bone. Good coat and pelt. Positive and sound mover, moved out in profile just didn’t quite have the drive of 1.

3rd: Borderella Day Tripper JW (Mrs P South)

Res: Laurelton Moonlight Cowboy ScHM (Mrs J Cobbledick)

VHC: Rhozzum Mercury at Bramblequest (Mr M & Mrs L I Moore)

Open – Dog Entries: 9 Absentees: 2

1st: Foxfactor Pied Piper JW ShCM (Mr B J & Mrs K D Stockley) Top draw grizzle presented in cracking form , appealed greatly for his type and ideal size, being masculine but moderate. Beautifully balanced, full of quality and well-constructed all through he appealed instantly for his excellent free movement and ground covering stride, holding his outline so well on the move. Classic otter head of good proportions atop a good reach of neck into a defined wither with a particularly good layback of shoulder and length in upper arm, good legs and feet. Correct topline and tailset matched with an excellent underline with pleasing narrow body, well ribbed back. Very sound, muscular yet racy hindquarters. A joy to watch on the move, with accurate tracking he demonstrated superb economical drive with forward reach in profile, so essential to this working breed. In splendid coat and condition DCC & BOB.

2nd: CH Byrons Greengrass (Mr J & Mrs H M Thomas) Another first class quality male who scores in moderation and overall balance. Handsome, typical head of excellent proportion with keen expression. Lovely reach of neck into a correct firm topline and good underline, narrow with good length of rib and firm loin. Excellent overall type of sound make and shape with well-constructed balanced quarters. Super grizzle jacket. Very sound and true mover both tracking and in profile, just seemed a little lack-lustre when called in to move for RCC.

3rd: Ethlencoral Pip of Ottaswell JW (Mr D & Mrs G M Hunt)

Res: Chesterton Top Hat and Tails by Kersfell JW (Mrs M Sneddon)

VHC: Bingobongo Wicked Widget at Bimandi (Mrs M J Holmes)

Veteran – Dog Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1st: Kersfell Comet JW (Mrs M Sneddon) 8 years old grizzle presented in lovely coat and condition. Masculine head with a good neck into wither. Pleasing moderate size and balance with correct topline and tailset and good underline. Sound forehand matched with well angulated hindquarter used effectively on the move. Nice bone and feet. Accurate mover with plenty of drive in profile BV.

2nd: Dandyhow Dumb Waiter (Mrs H M Axford & Mrs K M Irving): . 8 ½ years veteran moving out well, fit and active with tight feet. Nicely proportioned, with pleasing head, good neck into level topline and correct tailset, matched with good underline. Balanced angulated quarters.

Good Citizen – Dog Entries: 4 Absentees: 0

1st: Intack Red Admiral (Mrs V Waldron) 2nd in PGD

2nd: Renaissance Rhododendron (Miss Westland) Grizzle with handsome head & keen expression. Liked his overall moderation and size, narrow with firm topline and good underline with good rib and length. Soundly constructed forehand with a good reach of neck and lay of shoulder balanced with well angulated backend with second thigh. Moved OK.

3rd: Karison Kasper (Miss K Johnson)

Res: Barterhound Rhinestone (Ms H M Axford)

Minor Puppy – Bitch Entries: 20 Absentees: 2

Three promising youngsters

1st: Nantcoch Ffion (Mrs J Philips) Feminine grizzle of nice shape and size with good coat. Good in outline and balance with lovely head type, a reach of neck into soundly constructed forehand with well laid back shoulders and racy angulated hindquarters with a second thigh. A good topline and underline, narrow with a length of rib and strength in loin. Caught my eye in such a strong class, covering the ground with ease in profile and tracked best in class BPB.

2nd: Badgerbeck Prediction (Miss L M Jenkins) Nicely made, smart grizzle with a clean outline. Pleasing head with good neck into clean wither. Very well balanced quarters with excellent front assembly, with good lay back of shoulder. Good straight legs and tight feet. Lovely topline and tailset, held on the move with a good underline. Not quite as true up and down as 1 but has style and quality and moved out very well in profile. Super condition.

3rd: Baywillow Blue Design (Mrs M B Reeves)

Res: Tufterslodge Good Time Rock at Felfree (Miss F Freer)

VHC: Otterwood Aster at Oatberry (Miss K Tuffin)

Puppy – Bitch Entries: 12 Absentees: 5

1st: Torryburn Brocade (Miss J Aldis) Stood out in this class and makes a pleasing overall picture. Moderate and feminine with nice shaped head and expression. Well balanced and in proportion with soundly constructed quarters, correct topline and tailset. Good underline with length of body, nice bone and neat tight feet. Best mover in class, with precise tracking.

2nd: Badgerbeck the Fruitiest of Creswickes (Mr N & Mrs G Stevens) Not placed in previous class, Grizzle of nice size and length. Typical head and keen expression, good neck into a sound forehand with level topline, good croup and tailset and angulated hindquarter. Pleasing youngster, just needs to learn her trade.

3rd: Westpoint Dancing Queen (Mrs C E Parr)

Res: Marktich My Mayur (Mrs J E Smith & Ms P Watts)

VHC: Pipruda My Mystique About Lassemista (Mr D & Mrs A Wright)

Junior – Bitch Entries: 19 Absentees: 3

Such a strong class, close decision between three quality bitches,

1st: Tufterslodge Tiz Only Me (Mrs C E Sansom) Soundly made grizzle bitch of pleasing moderate size with well balanced quarters standing on good legs and feet. Feminine, with an appealing head and expression a lovely reach of neck into a very good forehand with layback of shoulder and length in upper arm. Well-proportioned with narrow bodylines of good length. A good overall stamp who impressed me most moving, with true accurate tracking both fore and aft and a good stride using her hindquarters to great effect in profile, holding a firm topline & tailset on the move.

2nd: Benattivo Faberge (Mr C & Mrs S Girling) Quality youngster presented in good order as always from this kennel. Essentially typical grizzle with otter head of good proportion and expression, very sound forehand assembly with good layback of shoulder, a good neck into wither and correct topline and tailset, body well ribbed back with strength in loin. Racy but well developed hindquarters used to effect on move in profile, an active mover but didn’t quite match 1 tracking today.

3rd: Tythrop Touch on Wood (Mrs J L Lee)

Res: Gameway Dragonfly (Mrs P Clark)

VHC: Irton Enigma (Mr D & Mrs A Fryer)

Yearling – Bitch Entries: 14 Absentees: 5

1st: Bramblebrae Violet at Shiftyfox JW (Mr G Wildey) A most stylish bitch full of type with pleasing lines, presented with a superb B/T jacket of correct texture and colour and good pelt. Super head, feminine with keen expression, a strong moderate neck into excellent forehand with layback of shoulder and well defined wither. Sound topline & tailset matched with an excellent underline, scores in size and balance with a length of body, excellent ribbing and firm loin. Used her well made hindquarters with good turn of stifle to give drive in profile, a free and easy mover who also tracked well. Took my eye and was a serious contender today.

2nd: Tufterslodge Winter Warmer (Ms J M Woollacott) Grizzle, good for type and size. Pleasing head & expression, good neck, wither and front, balanced with angulated racy hindquarters, standing on good legs and feet. Good underline with a length of body, ribbed back and firm loin. Moved soundly and tracked well.

3rd: Quarryway Tansy (Mrs B & Mr K E Johnson & Williams)

Res: Karison Koffee (Miss K Johnson)

VHC: Badgerbeck Fiasco (Mr J Roberts)

Post Graduate – Bitch Entries: 17 Absentees: 5

1st: Workers Playtime (Miss S Waller) Shapely grizzle bitch, feminine and of moderate size. A nice head and expression, length of neck into good topline with defined wither. Soundly constructed well balanced quarters on good legs, bone and feet. Correct underline, ribbed back with good length and firm loin. Moved soundly and tracked particularly well

2nd: Kyscafter Kestrel ShCM (Miss L S Robbins) Another bitch to track extremely well and move out around the ring. Nice type overall with appealing head and expression. Soundly constructed balanced quarters, with firm topline and good underline. Presented in good grizzle jacket with moderate bone and neat feet. Close decision, two nicely made bitches, just preferred length of body of 1.

3rd: Thistlestone Jenny Wren (Miss J & Mr S May & Whisker)

Res: Smalesmouth Maylady (Mrs J Roberts)

VHC: Othamcourt Snow Bunting at Twigglestone (Mrs L I Aldous)

Limit – Bitch Entries: 19 Absentees: 5

1st: Lutrabeck Liberty (Mr R J & Mrs C Hand) Well made bitch of balanced proportions, a most attractive otter head with strength of muzzle and nice expression with good neck, shoulders and front. Defined clean wither into a good topline, croup and tailset balanced with pleasing underline with length of rib and strong loin. Muscular racy hindquarters with second thigh and lovely carroty tail. Grizzle in fit condition with thick pelt, moved out well in profile and tracked OK.

2nd: Gameway Margarita at Southash (Mr J & Mrs I M Southam) Grizzle, with a clean balanced outline. Feminine head with lovely reach of neck into a correct firm topline and tailset. Well balanced angulated quarters, standing on good legs and neat feet. Showed well and moved OK.

3rd: Bortino Smiling Queen ((Mr D K & Mrs D Martin)

Res: Badgerbeck Ballerina (Miss L Jenkins)

VHC: Rhozzum User Friendly (Mrs M Sharp)

Open – Bitch Entries: 13 Absentees: 4

Strong class, with depth of quality

1st: CH Foxyard Better Behave at Emblehope (Miss D Bladen) Outstanding blue and tan caught my eye the minute she entered the ring with her style and ring presence. Looked a picture standing and did not disappoint on the move, demonstrating free and easy movement with accurate tracking and a ground covering stride. Really good to go over and presented immaculately in a fit, honed condition. Has a classic feminine head with super reach of neck into an excellent topline and tailset, held so well on the move. Lovely narrow body with good ribbing, everything flows on this bitch with well matched soundly constructed quarters and good legs and feet to finish the picture. Plenty of power on the move using her racy but strong backend to great effect. In sparkling form, presented in good coat and condition BCC.

2nd: Bandicoot Jazz (Mr G E & Mrs V L K Docwra) A very honest bitch who also impressed me on the move. Liked her for type, one of those that grows on you the more you look at her, so very sound and true. Lovely head type on an elegant neck into defined wither with super topline croup and tailset equally matched with a good underline. Really balanced in outline with well angulated quarters, a shapely well-made bitch of good proportions with narrow bodylines. In full Grizzle coat today. Moved freely and soundly holding her shape well and tracked very accurately RBCC.

3rd: Plushcourt The Bees Knees in Thoraldby (Mrs B A & Miss S A Judge & Mr P Thompson)

Res: CH Karison Kamellia JW (Miss K Johnson)

VHC: Grindelvald Miss Teak at Eltonfurze (Mrs A Fray)

Veteran – Bitch Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

Mother and daughter, both feminine grizzles.

1st: Borderella Emma (Mrs P South) 9 years veteran in great form, fit and active mover. Feminine head and expression with good neck. Balanced quarters with a sound topline and clean outline. Presented in lovely condition.

2nd: Olderhill Hesta at Borderella (Mrs P South) 12 years old and thoroughly enjoying her day out. Balanced proportions with well placed shoulder & good topline and underline. Plenty of tone for her age, in great shape.

Good Citizen – Bitch Entries: 3 Absentees: 1

1st: Othamcourt Snow Bunting at Twigglestone (Mrs L I Aldous) Nice headed grizzle, pleasing size and well angulated with level topline and good tailset. Sound on the move.

2nd: Olderhill Hesta at Borderella (Mrs P South) 2nd in VB

Breeders Class

1st Irving’s Well matched for type, all moving out well around ring together.

Judge: Ms S Dandy

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