Judge's Critique

Judge :      Mr A Cuthbertson

Puppy Dog. (2.1)
1st Alexander’s Offordale Griffin. 10 month-old black spotted pup of correct size. Well off for bone. Lovely dark eye with kind expression. Good tight feet, Kept his topline level both moving and standing. One to watch for the future. BP
Junior Dog
1st Lamb’s Dalpetro Digby.  Black spotted youngster. Head of good proportions with dark eyes and well carried ears. Nice make and shape and shown in good condition. Needs to settle on the move.
2nd Newton & O’Brien’s Chizzmic What A Carry On, Soundly constructed youngster with plenty of bone, good front, excellent feet, needs more confidence in the show ring
Post Graduate Dog.(6.1)
1st Croft & Cobb’s Kalokairie’s Bullet Proof.  Liver dog of correct size. Pleasing head with good eyecolour. Nicely arched neck into level topline. Correct tailset. Good width in thigh with well developed second thigh, good bend of stifle. Moved well.
2nd Cobb’s Kalokairie’s Carbon Copy. An upstanding young black spotted male with a good striding action on the move. Masculine head with good reach of neck. Strong bone and good muscle. Level topline and good tailset held well on the move. Unlucky to meet 1 today.
3rd Marley & Libbey’s Bellili’s D’amore De Loin
Limit Dog.(6.1)
1st Wallington’s Rovinjdal Dare to Dream Sh.CM. Well put together liver spotted who is coming together nicely and starting to show great promise. Handsome masculine head with dark eyes.  Strong bone and good substance. Carried himself well with a good action and at one with his handler. Res CC
2nd Todhunter Robinson’s Millbelle Young Gun JW, Liver spotted dog of correct size. Pleasing head and expression. Strong bone. Good turn of stifle enabling strong rear action.
3rd Donelly’s Tamilanda Berry Ice Lilly
Open Dog.(3.1)
1st Alexander’s Ch Offordale Chevalier. Masculine black dog with good pigment. Head of good proportions.  Arched neck into good front. Level topline and strong over loin. Good tail set. Moved well with long stride and plenty of drive. Shown in hard condition. Pleased to award him CC , BOB & BV
2nd Pratt’s Ch Gwynmor Finch Hatton at Solostar. More compact than 1st Black dog  with nicely developed head with good eye colour. Standing on strong legs with lovely tight feet. Not as positive on the move as first.
Veteran Dog.(2.1)
1st Barrett & Fort’s Ch Shulune Ice Phantom of Dalamanti Sh.CM. Black spotted dog. One that I have always admired. Pleasing head and expression, good front, really enjoying his day out and still showing us his excellent movement.
Puppy Bitch.(2.1)
1st Clement’s Perdita’s Act of Pardon, Outgoing 11 month old black spotted.  Has a lovely head with dark eyes and lovely expression. Plenty of bone and substance. Good front. Held her topline once settled.
Junior Bitch.(4)
1st Pratt & Christie’s Sophtspot in a Heartbeat. Very feminine black bitch with good eye colour. Reachy neck into good shoulders, firm level topline and correct tail placement and carriage. Good rear angulations. Moved out with purpose and drive.
2nd Lamb’s Dalpetro Diamond, Nicely decorated black of good colour. Soundly made with good angulations. Presented well but not as positive on the move as 1.
3rd Gardener’s Dvojica Chiiii Chutney for Wrendragge JW
Post Graduate Bitch.(10.2)
1st Croft’s Kalokairie’s Barberella from Koroyza.  Liver spotted bitch soundly constructed and balanced. Well proportioned head with good eye colour. Correct front and shoulders. Kept level topline.  Moved with confidence.
2nd Holburn’s Dallyadore the Spellbinder at Glenlion, Black spotted bitch.  Lovely head and expression. Good conformation. Strong bone and substance. Correct tail carriage. Moved with purpose.
3rd Talbot’s Wallstan Peppermint with Leaveslake
Limit Bitch.(3)
1st David & Saunder’s Dalticino Interlagos from Dallydyl JW Sh.CM   Compact liver bitch of ideal size. Excellent head with good eye colour. Clean neck into good shoulders and straight forelegs and tight cat feet. Held her topline on the move. Res CC
2nd McKenzie’s Mappelwell Waterfall.  Eye catching black of good proportions. Balanced and sound. Lots of animation. Moved well fore and aft. Close decision between one and two.
3rd Neilson’s Sassafras Black Current at Bariscot
Open Bitch.(31)
1st Petersen’s Ch Daedalus Cliff Angel JW  Quality black spotted bitch of correct size. Excellent head with correct ear carriage. Good dark eye. Reachy neck into correct shoulders. Clearly defined withers and level, firm topline.  Well placed hocks which she used to drive around the ring. Handled very well and pleased to award her the CC.
2nd Philip’s Dvojica Bubble N’chic at Nordalset.  Feminine head. Lovely reach of neck into well laid shoulders. Clearly defined withers. Level topline. Sound movement.
Veteran Bitch.(1)
1st Barret’s Marricdale the Gold Digger of Dalamanti Sh.CM. 10 year old liver bitch of sound construction. Pleasing head with correct eye colour. Good overall shape and plenty of bone and substance. Strode out well.
                                                                                                                         Alan Cuthbertson.