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Border Union 15 Judge
DANDIE DINMONT BORDER UNION 15
Judge(s): MR ALAN CURRY (LODORE)
Dandie Dinmont Terriers
Many of the exhibits found it difficult to move on the grass surface which suggests that insufficient training had been given prior to the show. It is difficult to assess movement when dogs are hopping around the ring!
1 Booth’s Borderstone Kingman, 9 months pepper, impressed in head, well constructed front & good length of body. Strong quarters, moved well when settled;
2 Wager’s Inzievar Border Silver, not so forward as 1. Good head & reach of neck, weasely body. Will benefit from attention to coat. Sound;
3 Skitt’s Dainty Dandies King Of My Castle.
1 Kerrush’s Micklam Jack Point, lovely make & shape, presented in super coat & condition, balanced head, clean neck, long body with well sprung ribs strong quarters, moved & shown well. CC & BOB;
2 Kurg’s Hawkesmill Jefferson at Etsill, lacks the maturity of 1. Typical head & expression, good front angulation & well ribbed, moved soundly.
ND (1) 1 & 2 withheld;
3 Buckley’s Florencemoon Meadowsun.
1 Young’s Inzievar The Goldsmith, mustard, nice type of dog, lovely head & eye, clean neck, long body of correct shape, well developed quarters, shown in good coat & condition. Sound. RCC;
2 Buckley’s Dentgate Celebration, balanced head, strong neck, well laid shoulders, weasely shaped body, shown in good coat, moved out well;
3 Doyle’s Dentgate Jackfrost at Ilexquercus.
1 Bell’s Hawkesmill Indigo from Reidswire, 2 years old pepper of good breed type. Smaller than some but presents a balanced outline. Good head proportions & correct body shape, moved out well;
2 Sleight’s Bonnybeck Moonlight Bay, nice dog with pleasing head & body shape, moved soundly. Needs new coat;
3 Riach’s Puddockswell Moon Dance.
1 Bromley’s Mishahda Volcanic Storm, lovely strong balanced head, clean neck & long body, well developed quarters which he used to move out soundly;
2 Tinsley’s German Dandies Terence Hill at Cloverwood, head of good proportions, well laid shoulders & good body length. Presented in good coat & condition. Not happy on the move today.
1 Riach’s Puddockswell Gilded Imp, 8 years old mustard, pleasing head, good reach of neck, weasely body shape, nicely angulated front & rear, sound;
2 Hansford’s Cassencarrie Bonnie Lad, carrying a little too much weight which spoilt his outline but a balanced, good dog who moved out well & enjoyed his day.
1 Sleight’s Bonnybeck Shimmering Brook, 7 months old pepper, balanced head with feminine expression, good reach of neck, well laid shoulders & good body proportions. Nice sized bitch, moved & shown well. BP;
2 Shore’s Mishahda Golden Chestnut at Swanwillow, head of good proportions, clean neck, long body, well ribbed, presented in hard condition. Not as positive in front as 1;
3 Bromley’s Mishahda Vibrant Amber.
1 Milton’s Hawkesmill Jenny for Wilmit, bitch of good size with lovely head & dark eye, strong neck set into well laid shoulders, correct body shape & strong quarters. Presented in super coat & condition, moved out well;
2 Denham’s Alltallach Early Snowdrop, super head & front, well ribbed, long weasely body, moved soundly;
3 Saville’s Pudduckswell Dot Cotton at Darcellie.
1 Riach’s Puddockswell Shadow Weaver, 18 months pepper, nice size & overall shape, pleasing head, clean neck, strong quarters. Unsettled on the move;
2 Cox-Purcell’s Puddockswell Hocus Pocus, litter sister to 1, many of same comments apply. Not so well presented;
3 P Dot Cotton at D
. PGB (7,1)
1 Denham’s Dentgate Fire Opal, balanced bitch with lovely feminine head & expression, good reach of neck, well laid shoulders, long strong body & good quarters, moved & shown well;
2 Miller’s Dryfevalley Minnie The Minx, has not the head of 1. Good body shape & well angulated front & rear, presented in good coat, moved soundly;
3 Skitt & Marshall’s German Dandies Trixibelle.
1 Chapman-King’s Inzievar Gold Spark, balanced bitch of good size, lovely balanced head, clean neck, well laid shoulders, chest well let down & correct body shape. Presented in A1 condition & moved soundly. RCC;
2 Russell’s Hawkesmill Ishbelle, pepper, slightly smaller than 1. Pleasing head & overall make & shape. Not so free on the move as 1;
3 Tinsley’s Cloverwood Totally Devoted.
1 Ray’s Dentgate Sweet Symphony, a bitch I have awarded a RCC to previously. Today she was presented in sparkling condition & moved out freely & soundly. I was pleased to award her the CC, her third, well done;
2 Jarvis’ Inzievar Summer Gold at Mosterlada, mature bitch of good breed type, balanced head, correct body shape & strong quarters. Presented in good coat & condition. Sound;
3 Tinsley’s Cloverwood Drama Queen.
1 Buckley’s Puddockswell Sweet Phoebe, mustard bitch, balanced head & weasley body, in super coat & well shown by her young handler. BV;
2 Kinsey-Morgan’s Inzievar Gold Edition, nice sized bitch, pleasing head & good reach of neck, well angulated, moved out soundly;
3 Jarvis’ Mosterlada Shooting Star.