DDTC Open Show 2015

Chelford Village Hall, 26th April 2015. Judge: Mr David Guy (Donzeata).

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"Many thanks to the officers and committee for the invitation to judge the club show for which I am most grateful. Many thanks to the exhibitors for the super entry which was very much appreciated. Thanks to my two very efficient stewards Kim Lathaen and Rachel Leeson who ensured the ring ran smoothly. I enjoyed my day very much and it was a pleasure to judge this delightful breed. Most showed such a relaxed and balanced disposition which is a great advert for the breed. It was nice to see the puppy classes well filled which must be good for the future."

 

Best Dog & BIS

Res BD & RBIS

Best Bitch

Res BB

Best Puppy

Best Veteran

Deacon's Cassencarrie Top Marks

Kurg's Hawkesmill Jefferson at Etsill

Rolland's Dandiroyal Puddleglum

Chapman-King's Inzievar Gold Spark

Tinsley's Cloverwood Duchess May

Smith's Somercloud Starprize at Glendandy

Winners photo

Minor Puppy Dog 1st: Booth's Borderstone Kingman
7½ mths pepper dog, this boy scored on his good spring of rib which is well developed for his age, strong and flexible over the loin. Nice head and eye, front ok, good bone, coat coming in nicely, well set and carried tail. On the move he was ok coming towards but a touch unsettled going away, he gave a good typical picture in profile. Best Dog Puppy.
Borderstone Kingman
2nd: Skitt & Stanford's Dainty Dandies King Of My Castle
This mustard boy just 6 mths was also of high quality. He behaved well for one so young, good make and shape with a typical head but just giving away a touch at present as the winner was more developed all through. On the move he was active and alert but a touch untidy coming towards.
Dainty Dandies King Of My Castle
3rd: Lowndes's Hjarta Golden Savanna Lord Hjarta Golden Savanna Lord

Puppy Dog 1st: Laye's Kingcottage Galveston
11 mths mustard dog, large expressive head, well off for bone, front could be a better, well ribbed body, coat of good texture. On the move he was careless with his front, well set and carried tail.
Kingcottage Galveston

Junior Dog 1st: Kurg's Hawkesmill Jefferson at Etsill
This 14½ mths impressed me very much and was close up for Best Dog but had to settle for reserve and eventually went on to RBIS. Lovely size, quality masculine head without being coarse, true front, good strong body that was firm and well muscled, super spring of rib. Well boned and strong hindquarters, correct tailset and carriage, he moved well both ways and gave a good picture in profile. His good pencilled coat was presented so well. All in all a quality boy.
Hawkesmill Jefferson at Etsill
2nd: Youngs's Inzievar The Goldsmith
17 mths mustard of good size, nice head and eye, super pigmentation, well off for bone, not as strong or well constructed in body as the winner who scored on rib and strength over the loin. Hindquarters ok but he was a touch close going away, ok coming towards.
Inzievar The Goldsmith
3rd: Bore's Alltallach Winter Sun Alltallach Winter Sun
Res: Laye's Kingcottage Galveston Kingcottage Galveston

Novice Dog 1st: Bamber's Dentgate Mutuca Indicolite
21 mths pepper dog that scored in movement on the day being active and sprightly coming and going. Masculine head, lovely legs and feet, adequate spring of rib, could have a touch better shoulder placement, coat of good texture.
Dentgate Mutuca Indicolite
2nd: Meadows's Florencemoon Meadow Sun
4 yrs mustard that had a super temperament and appeared to enjoy his day, his young handler got the best from him. He lost out to the winner in topline and needed better front construction. His coat was of good texture.
Florencemoon Meadow Sun
3rd: Bore's Alltallach Winter Sun Alltallach Winter Sun
Res: Laye's Kingcottage Galveston Kingcottage Galveston

Graduate Dog 1st: O`Malley's Waitensee Charlie Farley at Belapapavo
This 2 yrs pepper scored over the second on front construction which was strong and well boned. He was up to size for me and very strong all through, well balanced head, coat of good texture, adequate rear angulation, on the move he gave a very good picture in profile and was good coming towards.
Waitensee Charlie Farley at Belapapavo
2nd: Atkinson's Norfolkhaven Royal Beau
4 yrs mustard who appeared to enjoy his day. Not the coat texture of the winner. His front was a touch heavy for me across the shoulder. Good rib, on the move he was close going away, retained his outline in profile.
Norfolkhaven Royal Beau

Postgraduate Dog 1st: Doyle's Dentgate Jackfrost at Ilexquercus
I liked the size of this mustard dog, not overdone but well balanced, good bone for size, well constructed front, strong over the loin with well developed ribs. Gave a good account of himself coming and going to win this class. Appealing good sized head with strength well placed eye.
Dentgate Jackfrost at Ilexquercus
2nd: Buckley's Dentgate Celebration
Pepper dog that is a size larger than the winner and not as well constructed in front. Good bone for size, carried ample body, on the move he was careless coming towards, ok going away. Coat of good texture.
Dentgate Celebration
3rd: Lowndes's Glendandy Star Catcher Glendandy Star Catcher
Res: Atkinson's Norfolkhaven Royal Beau Norfolkhaven Royal Beau
VHC: Atkinson's Berdinbrook Golden Fleece Berdinbrook Golden Fleece

Limit Dog 1st: Bell's Hawkesmill Indigo from Reidswire
This well balanced pepper dog appealed for type and has a quality head without being overdone, well placed dark eye with a lovely expression. True front, good legs and feet, well ribbed body, good over the loin. Coat of good texture that was well presented. He moved well both ways and gave a good picture standing to win this class.
Hawkesmill Indigo from Reidswire
2nd: Rolland's Dandiroyal Diggory Delvet
Another quality mustard boy who was close up to the winner but the first scored on strength of his hindquarters. Strong head with correct dentition, adequate bone, good coat that was well presented, front ok, strong rib. On the move he did not have the freedom behind of the winner but pushed him hard.
Dandiroyal Diggory Delvet
3rd: Jacka-Slater's Pennywave Lone Ranger Pennywave Lone Ranger
Res: Noble's Hawkesmill Indiana Hawkesmill Indiana
VHC: Sleight's Bonnybeck Moonlight Bay Bonnybeck Moonlight Bay

Open Dog 1st: Deacon's Cassencarrie Top Marks
This 22 mths Pepper dog impressed me for breed type and masculinity combined with quality. Lovely quality head, strong powerful foreface, well set and carried ears good over the neck and shoulder. Good bone, legs and feet. Super body shape with well sprung rib and good shape over the loin with well muscled hindquarters. His coat was of super texture and well pencilled and very well presented. On the move he was true both ways and retained his outline in prolife. Standing he presented a true Dandie picture, I was pleased to award him Best Dog and BIS in good company. Well done.
Cassencarrie Top Marks
2nd: Atkinson's Berdinbrook Golden Fleece
4 yrs dog who is big bodied, strong head, enough bone, not the front of the winner, large rib. Hindquarters could have a touch more angulation, set and carried tail. Lost his outline in profile.
Berdinbrook Golden Fleece

Minor Puppy Bitch 1st: Rolland's Dandiroyal Helga Hufflepuf
This pepper girl was just 6 mths and appealed greatly for breed type. Lovey head and eye, good pigmentation. Well developed front for age, good legs and feet, well bodied with good rib. Good hindquarters and tailset. She moved out well for one so young both coming and going and was good in profile. Coat coming along nicely, a quality girl. Best Minor Puppy in Show, beaten on maturity for best puppy.
Dandiroyal Helga Hufflepuf
2nd: Powis & Wallen's Siwop Black Baccara Rose
8 mths pepper who gave a good account of herself. Good coat texture, a touch higher on the leg than the winner. True front, strong over the loin, good rib, well balanced head with well set ears. Ample body for her age, ok coming towards a touch loose going away.
Siwop Black Baccara Rose
3rd: Bell's Dandiroyal Rita Skeeter Dandiroyal Rita Skeeter
Res: Shore's Mishahda Golden Chestnut at Swanwillow Mishahda Golden Chestnut at Swanwillow
VHC: Bromley's Mishahda Vibrant Amber Mishahda Vibrant Amber

Puppy Bitch 1st: Tinsley's Cloverwood Duchess May
11 mths quality mustard full of breed type. She scored in head and eye for me, strong over the neck and shoulder, true front, good legs and feet. Well proportioned body with a good spring of rib, good over the loin. Well set and carried tail, she moved well both ways. He correctly textured coat was very well presented. Pleased to award her Best Puppy Bitch and BPIS.
Cloverwood Duchess May
2nd: Brookes's Berdinbrook Pickle
10 mths mustard that carried a big body, not as good over the neck and shoulder as the winner, adequate bone, good feet. Large rib, coat of good texture. On the move a touch close coming towards, ok going away.
Berdinbrook Pickle
3rd: Brookes's Berdinbrook Ferreira Berdinbrook Ferreira
Res: Powis & Wallen's Siwop Black Baccara Rose Siwop Black Baccara Rose
VHC: Garratt's Pitfirrane Islay Mist Pitfirrane Islay Mist
Atkinson's Kingcottage Abilene West Kingcottage Abilene West

Junior Bitch 1st: Chapman-King's Inzievar Gold Spark
A lovely 14 mths mustard bitch out of the top drawer, long and low with a good topline. Nice head with a true Dandie expression, good bone, legs and feet, on the move she is positive coming and going and holds her outline. Maturing nicely in body and had a correct topline, super coat that was very well presented. In the challenge for best bitch I felt the winner had a touch more layback of shoulder which gave her the edge. Pleased to award her Res Best Bitch in good company.
Inzievar Gold Spark
2nd: Milton's Hawkesmill Jenny for Wilmit
A good pepper bitch that pushed the winner hard. True front, good head and eye, shoulder placement ok, good rib, carried a good body, well muscled hindquarters. Her coat was of the correct texture and was very well present giving a good picture. Correct topline, hindquarters ok, not as free going away as the winner. Good coming towards.
Hawkesmill Jenny for Wilmit
3rd: Atkinson's Kingcottage Abilene West Kingcottage Abilene West

Novice Bitch 1st: Buckley's Puddockswell Sweet Phoebe
This almost 7 yrs mustard bitch enjoyed her day and her young handler did a good job with her. Balanced head, front could have a touch more width, ample bone for size, good body. Coat texture ok, well set and carried tail.
Puddockswell Sweet Phoebe

Postgraduate Bitch 1st: Youngs's Dentgate Opal
22 mths Pepper bitch just coming into coat, she scored over the second on front construction. Nice head and eye, good ear set, good bone and feet. What coat she had was of good texture. True coming towards but a touch unsettled going away. Retained her outline in profile.
Dentgate Opal
2nd: Sleight's Cassencarrie Madelaina at Bonnybeck
5 yrs mustard bitch that carried a good body. Balanced head, front could have a touch more width which was reflected in movement coming towards. Well ribbed body, coat of good texture, rear movement ok.
Cassencarrie Madelaina at Bonnybeck
3rd: Smith's Glendandy Twinkle Star Glendandy Twinkle Star

Limit Bitch 1st: Rolland's Dandiroyal Puddleglum
This pepper bitch headed a class of good bitches, strong balanced head with a lovely dark eye, well set and carried ears giving a good expression. Good front with plenty of width, super body and rib which is what she scored on. On the move she impressed me front and back being true and positive. Her pencilled coat was of a super texture and in good order. Pleased to award her best bitch and Best Opposite Sex.
Dandiroyal Puddleglum
2nd: Tinsley's Cloverwood Drama Queen
Another well presented pepper who appealed greatly for type and balance. Quality head, good over the shoulder, true front. Adequate rib and body, on the move she was good coming towards but not as strong as the winner going away. Well set and carried tail, super coat that was in tip top condition. All in all a nice bitch who was close up to the winner.
Cloverwood Drama Queen
3rd: Skitt & Marshall's German Dandies' Trixibelle German Dandies' Trixibelle
Res: Russell's Hawkesmill Ishbelle Hawkesmill Ishbelle

Open Bitch 1st: Kurg's Etsill Skara Brae
2 yrs pepper, well off for bone, adequate rib and body. Could be a touch cleaner over the neck and shoulder but her front is straight and well boned. Balanced head of good proportions. Good pigmentation could have carried a touch more coat to advantage. Moved well coming and going.
Etsill Skara Brae

Veteran Bitch 1st: Smith's Somercloud Starprize at Glendandy
Almost 8 yrs this mustard really enjoyed her day out displaying a super temperament and loving the attention. Expressive head, good legs and feet, adequate body, another with good pigmentation. She moved with purpose and did all that was asked of her.
Somercloud Starprize at Glendandy

Brace 1st: Bell's Bell's
2nd: Kurg's Kurg's
3rd: Sleight's Sleight's
Res: Smith's Smith's
VHC: Buckley's Buckley's
Lowndes's Lowndes's

 

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