SCOTTISH COLLIE CLUB 2014

ROUGH COLLIE BITCHES

Critique

Thanks to the committee for their warm welcome and to the exhibitors for their entries. Quality,especially in the later classes, was generally high and some nice exhibits had to leave the ring cardless.

Minor Puppy(4)
Naumova-  MONSOLINA PINK STAR- outstanding 8months blue of the most lovely colour.Nice head with good muzzle and underjaw neat ears and sweet eyes enhanced by her attractively marked foreface.Long arched neck with shawl collar good topline and lovely bone and substance. Just needs to gain in confidence on the move. Best Puppy Bitch.
2 Jones ERJON EVER SO SWEET-tri of nice size and substance. Good head with well placed and used ears. Pleasing make and shape and moved ok.
3 Melvin & Jopson -STARLENGA ALL SAINTS AT NITHVIEW

Puppy(7,4)
1 McCarte- GLORYWAY CINDERELLA FOR MONSOLANA AT ROUGHRIGG- almost 12months gold s/w. Has a correct stop with a pleasing eye and expression and good muzzle but too deep through in skull. Good body shape with nice bone and well presented coat.Showed well and moved ok.
2 Davies -TIGANLEA SILVER TRINKET AT SABIHA -lovely shape blue with long neck and good topline.Head is balanced and she has good ears which she used. Moved well but proud of her tail today.
3 Wilson's--GALLENJA ROBBIES DREAM GIRL

Junior (6,1)
1 Blaikie's- KOURIKA KOCONUT KREAM- nice coloured blue with good head, correct stop, good muzzle and well placed ears. Good body and bone. Moved well infront but needs to tighten up at rear.
2 Congdon's- ISN'T SHE LOVELY DES BELDONES VIA AARONWELL- pretty s/w with a good length of head, correct stop and very sweet eye and expression. Nice size and shape, moved ok. Coat starting to go which spoiled the overall picture.
3- TIGANLEA SILVER TRINKET AT SABIHA

Yearling (5,1)
1- Hopewell- CAMANNA CAUGHT IN THOUGHT- one I have done well before and pleased to see she is maturing well. Cleanest of head,long and lean with just enough stop,lovely eye and neatest of ears.Good conformation, handled and moved well.
2- McLelland- ERJON EL DIAMANTE AT ALAUNA- tri in super condition with good length of head, well placed stop and dark eyes. Ears rather low set. Good body and bone. Moved well.
3 McEntee- IMPULSE DES BELDONES

Maiden(3,1)
1- MONSOLINA PINK STAR
2- GLORYWAY CINDERELLA FOR MONSOLANA AT ROUGHRIGG

Novice(2,1)
1- McIntyre- MERYCTIN BRITE LIKE A DIAMOND- s/w in good condition, coat profuse and well presented.Balanced head,correct stop ,well shaped eye,good ears.Carrying too much weight today which showed in her movement. Should make a very nice bitch when fully mature.

Graduate (5,1)
1 Sibbald's- LYNMEAD AMALIE LOVE IS BLUE AT TELFORTH- this young lady is maturing into a lovely adult. Gorgeous coloured blue with a pleasing head,good neck and topline, enough bone and neat feet.Good shoulder angulation and moved really well as her excellent  conformation suggests. One for higher honours when fully mature.
2 -Browns- MERTRISA WILD HONEY- very sweet sable with a correct head with lovely eye and expression, neat ears and flat skull. Lovely outline, in good coat which was well presented. Just carrying a bit too much weight for me but still managed to move well.
3- Babiak- LYNMACK ALL THAT YOU WISH FOR

Post Graduate(12,2)
1-Brodie- SHANABURN MAGICAL KISSES JW- super tri-colour in tip top condition. Head of good length,correct stop and sweet eye and expression. Well placed and used ears. Good neck and outline, correct front,good rear angulation and good bone and substance. Moved effortlessly. A strong contender in the line-up.
2-Mitchell&Jordan-AVONFAIR SECRET ATTRACTION-very much the type I like. Bright gold s/w with a super shape and conformation .Lovely head, well used ears and sweetest of eye. Moved very well. Just needs more body and coat to complete the picture.
3-Smith's-ALDERMEADE CAMERON DIAZ

Limit(11,1)
A very strong class
1- Mitchell&Jordan-CARONLEA CELTIC BY DESIGN FOR AVONFAIR- I did this bitch very well as a minor puppy 3 years ago and I couldn't be more delighted to see that she has more than fulfilled that early promise.Super head with correct stop, good muzzle and underjaw, correctly placed and used ears and delightful expression. Good length of back,deep body and strong bone. Good lay of shoulder and length of upper arm, good bend of stifle and powerful short jocks. Body covered by a wealth of jet black coat and giving her all to her handler.Moved really well from all angles. Delighted to award her the CC and then see her go BIS.
2 Walder HEART OF GOLD DE CABRENYSSET FOR HANVALE- another lovely sable whose title cannot be far off.Always demands attention due to her faultless presentation. Very pleasing head with a melting expression. Good body and outline, super bone and angulation. Moved really well.
3- Loader- REDOLA ALL THINGS NICE

Open(8)
Another strong class
1- Brown's- CH RIVERSIDE SONG LOVE IS ALL AROUND MERTRISA- well known gold sable who I have always admired. Smooth clean head of good length, correct stop, sweetest of eye and well placed and used ears. Lovely neck and topline, super body and wonderfully flowing coat.Moved very well and only lost out to the sheer magnetism of the CC winner.Still well deserved Res CC and Res BIS.
2- Mitchell&Jordan-CH SAMHAVEN CLASSICAL MUSIC another well known favourite of mine who was shown in lovely new coat and condition. Lovely head with neat well used ears and sweet eye and expression. Lovely outline and deep body. Moved well when she got into her stride.
3-Kaye -Danfrebek Love Child

Veteran (2)
Two very worthy champions
1-McLaughlin- CH DERBYPARK COULD IT BE MAGIC FOR BRIHOW- hard to believe this lovely tri is a veteran She has a lovely outline with great bone and substance. Head handles really well and her eyes are dark and enchanting. Showed and moved well and,as always, demands attention.
2- Fox- CH DANFREBEK TRULY MADY DEEPLY WITH ALANITA-s/w with correct stop, nice eye and well used ears.Good neck and body super front and rear. Moved well and very well presented.

Judge
Sue Hawkins