Manchester Dog Show Society  18/01/2014.
I would like to take this oppunty to thank the officers and committee for their invitation to judge at this lovely show, thanks also to my stewards Helen & Roger for their smooth running of the ring and to the exhibitors for such a lovely entry.

Rough Collie Dogs
PD (10,2)  1st Duffield’s Angelfield Heaven Can Wait, 7 mth S/W Loved this boy the moment he entered the ring, So well balanced in all departments, Lovely head, eye, neat ears showing off his stunning expression, good bone nice tight feet short hocks moved very well groomed to perfection as always from this kennel, Will watch his career with interest a well deserved BPD & BPIB.
2nd Hanson’s Jards Grand Attraction, S/W another nice puppy with a nice clean head lovely eye good ears, stood and showed well, good angulations, nicely presented, moved well.
3rd White’s Mejola I am Persuasive.

JD (5,2) 1st Hull’s Lizmark Winter Wish Tric nice head, eye, very good under jaw a bit reluctant to show off his charms, but none the less lovely body shape, bone & neat feet moved very well.
2nd Duffield’s Angelfield Frankel litter brother to BPIB, not as mature none the less a very nice puppy indeed, I loved his head eye and expression, just needs to settle on the move which I’m sure he will given time.
3rd Boyle’s Barrenclough Moonglow.

PGD (8) 1st Scott’s Aniesh Portrait In Blue Sh.CM, Have watched this Blue Merle with interest on several occasions, and did not disappoint today, lovely masculine head with nice dark eye, neat ears, all combined to show off his sweet expression, Good neck into nice lay of shoulder, length of back, lovely bone and tight feet, good bend of stifle move steady, presented in tip top condition, I was pleased to award him RBD.
2nd Pointon’s Bently Blue at Monsolana of Aldreen JW (imp) another smashing Blue Merle, similar remarks to 1 just preferred the tail carriage of 1.
3rd Coulson’s Coarhabeg Rider In The Sky Over Bluchip.

OD (7,1) 1st Barrett’s Brooklynson Bruce Willis, Well what can I say that hasn’t already been said about this well know S/W of outstanding quality in tip top condition, loved his head and moulding very good under jaw nice dark eye all combined to give him a sweet yet masculine expression, well balanced in all departments, love his bone & tight feet, moved round the ring with ease just felt he was a bit bored when it came to the challenge for BOB, none the less a well deserved BD.
2nd Milligan’s CH Alfsden Circle Of Life. Lovely Blue Merle with the most appealing head, beautiful expression, in excellent condition, lovely bone & neat feet, just played his handler up on the move. A worthy champion and thank you for bring him under me.

Rough Collie Bitches.
PB (10) 1st Lockyer’s  Gataj Welcome With A kiss, She can welcome me with a kiss any day, 8mth lovely BM of the most exquisite colour, loved her head, eyes & ears all combined to show off her lovely expression, super neck into well laid shoulders good length of back nice bone tight feet and to top it all moved with ease, turned out in super condition, will follow her career with interest pleased to award her BPB
2nd   Pointon’s Monsolana Risper On The Wind Over Aldreen (imp) 9mth BM, with a lovely head, eye & expression, nice body shape & good bone I did however feel that she was carrying a bit too much weight which affected her movement.
3rd Cronk’s Chelborn Touch Of Desire.

JB (2) Two completely different types,
1st Rodwdell & Sargeant’s, Coarhabeg Forget Me Not. BM just coming back into coat, Nice head, eye & expression, lovely reach of neck, length of back, Good bone nice feet move well.
2nd Boyle’s Barrenclough Moon River 10m S/W shorter all over than 1, However nice expression, ears a bit low lovely bone, moved ok

PGB (10,4) 1st Hull’s Lizmark Gold Nugget, Tri with a very pleasing head & expression, nice eye, ears & under jaw, lovely bone neat feet, Loved her body shape nice reach of neck into good shoulders, length of back and rear angulation moved well .
2nd Lockyer’s Gataj Jubilee Of Surprises,S/W Very feminine, loved her head, nice dark eye, ear’s bang on top showing off her sweet expression, and well balanced throughout, groomed to perfection moved well.
3rd Abbott’s Radiant Crystal star Of Cotswoldway,

OB (11) Class of mixed types. I felt that some of the bitches here were a bit too strong for me. I was looking for a feminine bitch that fit the slandered and found her in my 1st Hawkin’s Brilyn Feel The Difference. S/W with the most appealing expression coming from lovely dark eyes, ears bang on top, nice moulding of foreface. Lovely reach of neck, into good shoulders and upper arm, length of back and rear angulations, in tip top condition groomed to perfection, moved round the ring with ease, was more than pleased to award her BB & BOB, well done and thank you for bring her under me.
2nd, Barrett’s Brooklynson Fith Ave, another very nice S/W with a lovely head eye and expression, loved her bone & tight feet, in fantastic condition moved well, pleased to award her RBB.
3rd Barrett’s Brooklynson Martini.

Judge Sue Randall.