Southern Counties

Newbury Showground, 2nd June 2012. Judge: Dr. Annukka Paloheimo (Finland).

What a delight to judge this unique breed. The quality of the entry was wonderful and I enjoyed every minute of judging.


Best Dog

Reserve Best Dog

Best Bitch & BOB

Reserve Best Bitch

Best Puppy

Morris's Cassencarrie Rumour Has It at Pennywave

Edwards's Cloverwood Midnight Blue

Morris's Pennywave Amaryllis

Morris's Hendell Tassel at Pennywave

Edwards's Cloverwood Midnight Blue

Puppy Dog 1st: Edwards's Cloverwood Midnight Blue
Excellent expression, excellent skull, good front, correct topline, steady mover. Best Puppy and a great future ahead.
2nd: Jacka-Slater's Pennywave Lone Ranger
Another most promising puppy, full of quality, excellent coat, good expression, needs to tighten up in movement.
3rd: Bird's Birbrinda Scottish Water

Junior Dog 1st: Bird's Birbrinda Scottish Water
Very good expression, correct bone, good ribcage, front legs could be slightly straighter but still a good mover. Not in the best of coats today.

Limit Dog 1st: Hughes's Maganbar Magic Moment
Excellent type, rather strong head, good neck, front could be better, good ribcage, excellent coat texture, excellent temperament.

Open Dog 1st: Morris's Cassencarrie Rumour Has It at Pennywave
Excellent type and showmanship, excellent expression, excellent skull, very handsome head. Front could be slightly straighter, good ribcage, proud of his tail, good coat, lovely temperament. Best Dog.

Veteran Dog/Bitch 1st: Morris's Hendell Tassel at Pennywave
7 years old high quality bitch in excellent condition, excellent type, excellent expression, good front, not in best of coats today. Reserve BB.

Postgraduate Bitch 1st: Milliner's Millerim Rubis Jeudi
Good head, strong jaws. Good bone, topline could be more moderate, excellent coat.
2nd: Eves's Sylvanken Silver Dawn
Unfortunately not very happy today, otherwise a pleasing bitch, very sound.

Limit Bitch 1st: Eves's Oaksleigh Minnehaha of Sylvanken
Up to size, correct proportions, excellent coat, excellent mover.
2nd: Bird's Etsill Shapinsay Sound with Birbrinda
Excellent type, excellent proportions, good expression and head shape, very sound, good front. Unfortunately she found the grass much too long to walk properly, what a shame as she is top class.
3rd: Hamilton's Maganbar Amber Mist over Margham
Res: Milliner's Dengold Gypsy Moth at Millerim

Open Bitch 1st: Morris's Pennywave Amaryllis
She is absolutely excellent type! Excellent head and expression, excellent topline, excellent ribcage, very sound, excellent coat in super condition, excellent mover. Best bitch and BOB over a first-class male. She made us very proud becoming second in a most competitive Terrier Group, well done!