Boston & District Canine Society

East of England Showground, 11th January 2015. Judge: Ms Ann Skitt (Deegandan).

"Thank you to the show committee and officers of Boston for the invitation to judge this lovely show. Also to all those who entered giving a great entry including a number of new exhibitors. I was very pleased with my winners and was delighted to see my BOB shortlisted to the final 6 in the terrier group, and BD/BP taking PG2."

 

Best Dog

Reserve Best Dog

Best Bitch & BOB

Reserve Best Bitch

Best Puppy

Kurg's Hawkesmill Jefferson at Etsill

Sleight's Bonnybeck Moonlight Bay

Chapman-King's Inzievar Gold Spark

Russell's Hawkesmill Ishbelle

Kurg's Hawkesmill Jefferson at Etsill


Puppy Dog 1st: Kurg's Hawkesmill Jefferson at Etsill
A lot to like, calm and collected. Good expression, strong masculine head. Rear angulation and shoulder placement as it should be. Crisp coat well presented. Nice topline and overall balance. BD & BP.

Junior Dog 1st: Eves's German Dandies' Tom Jones of Sylvanken
Such a lovely expression. Good head, crisp coat. Elbows need to tighten coming forward. Pleasing masculine well presented boy.

Postgraduate Dog 1st: Sleight's Bonnybeck Moonlight Bay
Up to size dog. Crisp coat, holds topline on move. Nice expression. Strong chest with good length of loin. Slightly heavier in shoulder which could improve with less coat here. RBD.
2nd: Noble's Hawkesmill Indiana
Lovely boy, lots to like. Less mature than 1 but once settles could swap places. Slightly longer in loin. Good length of neck. Good head and expression.
3rd: Atkinson's Berdinbrook Golden Fleece
Res: Atkinson's Norfolkhaven Royal Beau

Puppy Bitch 1st: Milton's Hawkesmill Jenny for Wilmit
Pleasing bitch, feminine. Nice shoulder placement with corresponding rear angulation. Composed. Crispest coat of the day.
2nd: Atkinson's Kingcottage Abilene West
Happy girl at first show, enjoying her day. Slightly upright shoulder with greater length in rear leg.

Junior Bitch 1st: Chapman-King's Inzievar Gold Spark
Lovely Dandie movement, smooth and effortless. Holds topline. Lovely shoulders. Coat of good quality and presentation. Gorgeous expression. BB & BOB.
2nd: Atkinson's Kingcottage Abilene West

Postgraduate Bitch 1st: King's Bonnybeck Delilah Creek
Preferred head and expression of this girl. Coat of good texture and colour. Would prefer more angulation. Well sprung rib.
2nd: Eves's Sylvanken Silver Dawn
Sweet girl. Preferred head of 1. Nice length. Slightly upright in shoulder. Close behind.

Open Bitch 1st: Russell's Hawkesmill Ishbelle
Nice head and expression. Nice rear angulation with good tail carriage. Kept topline on move. Crisp coat. Well balanced picture. RBB.
2nd: Kurg's Etsill Skara Brae
Nice head. Less settled than 1 and preferred rear angulation of 1 when stacked today. Small, feminine balanced girl.
3rd: Eves's Oaksleigh Minnehaha of Sylvanken