Border Union Agricultural Society 2009

Springwood Park, Kelso.  20th June 2009.  Judge: Mr Roger Wright (Rotella).

"An excellent entry with just two absent.  A numerically small breed, but on today’s evidence in good fettle overall."

Dog CC & BOB

Reserve Dog CC

Bitch CC

Reserve Bitch CC

Best Puppy

Deacon's Am Ch. Pennywise Burning Ambition for Cassencarrie

Smethurst's Dawsholm Dapper Davoc

Green's Inzievar Rose Gold for Abbeywater

Shore's Ch. Swanwillow Savannah

Morris's Pennywave Amaryllis

Junior Dog

1st: Culverhouse's Cassencarrie Gandalf at Lykath

Nice sort of Mustard, good head, front & shoulder, OK topline, excellent quarters with good muscletone, very good coat & condition, moved soundly.

2nd: Hansford's Cassencarrie Bonnie Lad

Pepper with decent head, front & shoulder.  A bit flat in topline & just undercoat.  Moved & showed well.

3rd: Miller's Puddockswell Moonshadow

Novice Dog 1st: Culverhouse's Cassencarrie Gandalf at Lykath

2nd: Skitt's Ibolya-Kozi Popey at Deegandan

Mustard with good front, OK topline, good muscletone, sound.

3rd: Shortman's Avonview Bein Bhreac

Postgraduate Dog

1st: Smethurst's Dawsholm Dapper Davoc

Very nice quality pepper in spanking coat & hard condition all through, balanced head, good front, excels in layback with good neck & flow right through excellent topline & body which is well ribbed up, A1 quarters, moved & showed very well.  RCC, his first such award & I notice he won the same award at the next show.  Should make up.

2nd: Skitt & Jones's Vistca Vincent

Good headed mustard.  Just OK in front & shoulder, a little stuffy.  Good rib & quarters, OK in coat & condition but can improve here to effect.  Sound.

3rd: Osbourne's Puddockswell Amber Melody for Braego

Limit Dog

1st: Fisher's Mosterlada Who Dares Wins at Gypsywish

Decent sort, good head, ear & eye, sound mouth & underjaw, OK front, good shoulder, ribbing & topline.  A little straight in stifle. Excellent coat & condition, moved & showed well.

2nd: Skitt & Jones's Vistca Vincent

Open Dog

1st: Deacon's Am Ch. Pennywise Burning Ambition for Cassencarrie

Top quality mustard all through, typical & balanced to boot, very pleasing head & expression, good front & forehand, lovely topline & body, well defined quarters, in excellent coat & condition, moving & showing in typical fashion with great verve.  CC & BOB, shortlisted in a strong group.

2nd: Corless 's Dengold Enterprise

Good sort with pleasing head, shape, rib & topline, good forehand with toning to thigh & gaskin.  Short of coat & a little soft in condition overall.

3rd: Hansford's Cassencarrie Bonnie Lad

Puppy Bitch

1st: Morris's Pennywave Amaryllis

Lovely mustard babe, expressive, excellent front, shoulder OK but can settle to effect.  Good topline, obviously needs time for the middlepiece, used quarters, excellent coat, moved & showed well.  BP.

Junior Bitch

1st: Cottee's Deegandan Alwin

Tidy mustard with feminine head, nice fore, topline & shape, good coat.  Could improve in muscling & hardness.  Moved & showed OK.

2nd: Bedborough's Puddockswell Gilded Lily from Pitfirrane

This mustard has some promise & could improve no end with work & time.  Good sort, length, shape & type, sound.

Novice Bitch

1st: McLeod's Dawsholm Meg Merrilies from Healaval

Feminine head with good properties, excellent neck, shoulder, good topline & ribbing, mustard coat in good order, moved soundly.

2nd: Cottee's Deegandan Alwin

Postgraduate Bitch

1st: Shore's Swanwillow Passion Flower

Lots of quality to this lovely mustard of type & balance, excels in front & forehand, good shape & size, moved & showed typically, covering ground.

2nd: Kinsey-Morgan's Inzievar Gold Edition

Nice sort with good skull, muzzle to fill, feet turn, good layback, topline, overall shape & with good quarters, moved out very well.

3rd: McLeod's Dawsholm Meg Merrilies from Healaval

Res: Osbourne's Pitfirrane Silver Lady of Braego
VHC: Fisher's Gypsywish Just Like Mum

Limit Bitch

1st: Morris's Hendell Tassel at Pennywave

Very nice sort with balanced but a little plain head.  Good forehand, length of neck, ribbing & topline.  Could use quarters to better effect. In good coat order, sound.

2nd: Smith's Somercloud Starprize at Glendandy

Good shape, topline, coat & condition.  A little tight in front & needs to drop in brisket, sound.

3rd: Bedborough's Pitfirrane Sweet Myrtle

Open Bitch

1st: Green's Inzievar Rose Gold for Abbeywater

(The best class of the day. Just like buses – you wait all day & then three come together!) Lovely, typical mustard of balance, excellent head properties with powerful underjaw & pleasing expression, lovely front & forehand, well ribbed back with good topline & body shape, excellent coat & condition, covered the ground with great reach to fore.  CC which makes her up.

2nd: Shore's Ch. Swanwillow Savannah

Very close up & of excellent quality, type & balance all though, presented in excellent coat, showing very well.  A touch big bodied & softer in condition than 1 were the deciding factors.  RCC.

3rd: Deacon's Ch. Cassencarrie Habit Forming
Res: Corless's Hendell Cassiopia at Dengold