Northern Counties Dachshund Association Championship Show 2018
Herrington’s Ch Kathington Coeur De Lion
I have had the pleasure of judging this dog before when just in veteran and here we are almost three years on and he hasn’t changed at all from that very attentive full of beans character. In hard condition, super head and elegant lines, just a showman through and through.
1st Barrett’s Ayseebee Twinkling star
Very handsome balanced masculine head Good reach of neck and well placed shoulders, superb ribbing and keel and tight elbows In excellent body condition with a gleaming coat. Good let down in the rear which showed on the move powering him around the ring keeping a very pleasing outline and parallel coming and going. BPD
2nd Blackburn -Bennett Stargang Terrafirma
Another handsome puppy , houndy balanced head .Elegant neck running on to laid back shoulders .Angulated front with lengthy ribbing and keel. Good let down in the rear. He moved around the ring with verve. I just preferred no 1’s more parallel rear movement going away today.
3rd Starkey’s Carpaccio Black Obsidian For Hamoura
1st Protheroe’s Royalmaple Fiddle Sticks.
Handsome blk and tan, houndy masculine head, strong foreface and underjaw.Alert expression and correct earset. Lengthy neck running on to smooth shoulders and level top line ,tight elbows. Ribbing and keel good as is his angulation in the rear.Moved out well around the ring showing a pleasing outline.
2nd Hyslop’s Zilveraat Goldfink
Red boy not so compliant for his owner. He is a good shape overall, has a masculine head, good reach of neck and flows nicely through the body with his angulation matching his front and rear. When he did move correctly he looked good in profile .
1st Melbourne, Carroll & Paget Marvale In Cahoots with Melriding
Super dog ,Very masculine head, strong neck of excellent length running on to laid back shoulders. Very well off for upper arm and tight elbows. Ribbing nicely sprung which also has good length as has his keel. Short loin. Balanced angles front and rear which showed in his very relaxed movement around the ring with good reach and drive and very parallel coming and going .
2nd Shutt’s Melriding Captain Cook of Donnadoon.
Brindle boy nicely proportioned ,strong foreface and deep jowels .Prominent prosturnum, lengthy ribbing and keel.A little longer in loin than 1.Has good angulation in the rear which showed in his movement around the ring showing good reach and drive.
3rd Jenning's Duddondax’s Judge Jude
1st Ergis Siouxline Jacob
Stood alone but what a little showman. Not overdone in any way, lovely proportions throughout from the tip of his nose right through to his tail. Just so balanced. Loved his elegant lines and sweeping underline He moved around the ring so effortlessly. RCC
Limit dog (7,2a)
1st Robert’s Wingcrest Supersonic to Denver
Lovely for size. Balanced head, deep jowels, strong neck running on to laid back shoulders. Good legs ,tight feet. Ribbing and keel good and he is nicely let down in the rear. Moved out around the ring showing a pleasing outline and parallel fore and aft.
2nd Blackburn -Bennet Stargang Barracuda
Very compact red dog .Super head with dark oval eye. Prominent prosturnum .Good reach of neck running on to laid back shoulders and a level top line. Nicely angulated in the rear. Moved out well around the ring with purpose and accuracy.
3rd Fieke’s Lustrum Cushendall
OD (8,2a)Super class
1st Paget and Carroll’s Ch Marvale Up With The Lark.
Really loved this dog in all aspects. Super head and ear set and flow from the top of his head through his shoulders and top line and correct tail set. Best of upper arms .Long ribbing with an excellent sweeping underline with a superb rear to match .He just moved effortlessly around the ring keeping a beautiful outline and using his powerful well muscled rear .CC BOB and was thrilled to see him go BIS
2nd Barrett’s Ch Ayseebee Rumour Has it.
Another lovely dog , Beautifully put together ,masculine head ,correct ear set and alert expression. Flows from the top of his head through his shoulders and top line with a good let down in the rear. Powered around the ring effortlessly keeping his outline and accurate movement.
3rd Ergis's Ch Siouxline Aaron JW
1st Coxon’s D’arisca Damsel in a Dress
This bitch has a lovely shape, super front, keel and ribbing with an angulated rear to match. In good coat and body condition. Good clean lines through neck and shoulders. Loved her relaxed accurate movement out and back and in profile.
2nd Jamieson’s Djeata Red Chilli Pepper
A cobbier bitch than 1 .Good head proportions ,eye shape and deep jowels. She hasn’t got the angulation of 1 in front or rear but keeps a good profile moving out around the ring and is in good coat and body condition.
1st Robert’s Denver Cilla Black
Lovely angles on this bitch .Conical head with dark oval eyes Good earset and expression. She flows from the top of her head through her laid back shoulders into her top line. Excellent ribbing and keel. she put on the best performance for accurate movement around the ring .BP
2nd Mutton’s Montone Be Brave.
A lot to like about this bitch, feminine head smooth laid back shoulders. Good top line and underline . Enough bone and angulation and in good body and coat condition. Once settled looked far better on the move than standing showing good profile movement .
3rd Hunt’s Carpaccio Clarice Cliff
PB 1st Rudkin’s Keydax Layle for Dynastydax
You could not fault this bitch for her smooth unexaggerated lines. Good head proportions and expression .The best of shoulders and upper arm and tucked in elbows. Good length of ribbing and keel ,prominent prosturnum and angulated rear.She was very relaxed in movement looking good in profile and very parallel for and aft
2nd Kent’s Lokmadi Magic Dragon
Another lovely bitch with good head proportions .Super angles on her front with good upper arm and well laid shoulders. She flows nicely through her neck shoulders and top line with tight elbows. very compact .Moved out beautifully around the ring with her accurate movement.
3rd Blackburn’s Stargang Sea Serenade
1st Williams and Moes Cwmdarhian Prty lika Rushn
Classic balanced head on this red girl, very attractive with alert expression. Good underjaw. She flows from the top of her head through well placed shoulders on to a level top line. Good upper arm with tight elbows . Long ribbing and keel .She excels on the move with such reach and drive using her powerful hindquarters. RCC
2nd Metcalfe-Bilgin’s Metadale Something Special
Feminine head, deep jowels ,good earset. Strong neck flowing on to the most classic of fronts, Superb upper arm and shoulders .Presented a lovely picture moving around the ring with her accurate movement.
3rd Dunhill’s Shantallah Shady Lady at Gellijam
1st---Blackburn-Bennett Stargang Mary Rose
Loved her head ,the darkest of oval eyes , alert expression and strong muzzle ,deep jowels and good underjaw. Very flowing lines from the top of her head through her shoulders in to her top line with good length and depth of keel and well sprung ribbing.Superb let down in the rear. She showed a lovely outline going around with good reach and drive.
2nd—Herrington’s Kathington’s Just by Chance
Good head and strong underjaw ,alert expression. Well placed shoulders with good upper arm. Tight feet.Long ribbing of good depth. She was not so compliant in the stack but pulled out all the stops on the move with her flowing accurate gait, showing a very pleasing outline and parallel for and aft.
3rd—Hutching’s Stargang Hot Cross Bun
1st Protheroe’s Picollo Teckel Never Say Never at Royalmaple
Super head on this bitch with very dark eyes, lovely expression and correct earset .Flowing lines from her head down her elegant neck through well placed shoulders on to her top line and croup. She has a prominent forechest. Good length and depth of keel. Excellent angulation in the rear with strong hocks which she used to advantage with her effortless flow around the ring.
2nd Melbourne ,Caroll & Paget's Garthorne Olivia Grace of Melriding.
Another lovely bitch .feminine head and strong underjaw. Good reach of neck flowing on to a her smooth top line .Ribbing and keel well back .She has nicely angulated hindquarters .Excellent in coat and body condition. Very forward going on the move with superb parallel hind drive.
3rd Salisbury’s Brocklewood Black Orchid
1st Melbourne & Carroll Stargang Glimmer at Melriding
Such an attractive bitch ,super head ,strong foreface. Just so good to go over. Elegant neck with correct shoulders and upper arm. Good length and depth of ribbing .She has good width all through and a very muscled rear. She just looked so good on the move showing reach and drive and superb parallel movement fore and aft. CC (I believe her third)
2nd –Hunt’s Carpaccio Midnight Lace JW
Another classy bitch with a pleasing head ,good reach of neck .long ribbing and a filled out front with excellent shoulders and upper arm. As always in good coat and condition.She moved out with verve around the ring .I just preferred 1 in movement going away today.
3rd—Blackburn-Bennett's Ch Stargang Serena’s Song