COLLIE ASSOCIATION OPEN SHOW
MAY 2015
SPECIAL AWARD CLASSES

I would like to thank the officers and committee of Collie Association for inviting me to judge special award classes at their open show. I was pleased with my entry and very pleased with my winners. Also congratulations must go to all of the hard working officers and committee for a fantastically well run show and to my stewards for making my ring run very smooth.


Rough Collies


Special Puppy (7,4)

1st Flints – Highnol Candy Hearts
8 month old s/w bitch. Sweetest of heads with correct amount of stop. Pleasing eye, lovely neat ears which she uses constantly to complete her fabulous expression. Good reach of neck, good shoulders, good length of body, lovely shape,good bend of stifle led into powerful hocks. Moved well for one so young.
2nd Corneys – Apatite Skyes At Yenroc
11 month old b/m bitch. Clean head, nice eye, nice neat ears, good shape and in good condition. Prefered movement of 1.


Special Yearling(7,0)

1st Hawkins – Brilyn Glory Days
2 years old s/w bitch. Her head handles well with the correct amount of stop. Lovely almond shaped eye, nice ears, sweetest of expressions, good depth of chest, nice arched neck led into well balanced shoulders, good length of back, good spring of rib, nice bend of stifle. Moved well.
2nd Collins – Jump In The Fire Du Bois Des Amazones At Triburle (IMP FRA)
12 month old s/w dog. Lovely masculine head for one so young, with correct amount of stop. Nice neat ears, good reach of neck, nice shape, moved and showed well.


Special Open (15,7)

1st Growcotts – Jopium Fascinator
3 year old t/c bitch. Lovely clean head with well-rounded muzzle. Correct amount of stop and a lovely eye. Nice neat ears of which she used constantly. Lovely sweet expression. Good reach of neck laid into good shoulders, nice neat feet, good length of back, good spring of rib, lovely shape, fantastic angulation to both the front and rear which allowed her to breeze around the ring with ease. Showed and presented well.
2nd Humphrey & Hawkins – Brilyns Guilty Pleasure Is Shasam
3 year old s/w bitch. Nice feminine head with correct stop. Nice neck, good shape, moved and showed well. Unlucky to meet 1 today.


Smooth Collies


Special Puppy (1,0)
1st Moores – Manordeifi Summer Magic
11 month old t/c bitch, Well-made bitch of good size however she is well balanced. She has the most beautiful clean head with the correct amount of stop, nice eye placement, lovely neat ears, fabulous expression, and good depth of chest, lovely neck led into good shoulders, lovely shape and good angulation to both the front and rear. Moved well.


Special Yearling (4,2)
1st Peacocks – Blamorder Back To The Start For Saraneth
Very feminine t/c bitch of 20 months. Nice clean head with nice stop, lovely eye shape and placement, nice ears, sweetest of expression nice neck led into good shoulders, good depth of chest, lovely shape and topline, good bend of stifle led into good hocks. Moved and showed well would just prefer back skull slightly flatter.
2nd Lustys – Blamorder Back With A Dream
Litter sister to 1. b/m bitch, clean head, with a nice stop, good eye shape, nice ears, good neck, good angulations both to the front and rear. Would just prefer more blue than white.


Open Bitch (9,6)

1st Lustys - Juniperwood Just A Dream
Beautiful t/c bitch of 4 years old in her prime. Nice clean head, with a well rounded muzzle, correct amount of stop with a lovely eye, nice neat ears, good reach of neck led into good shoulders, lovely shape and correct angulations to the front and rear. Moved freely around the ring and showed well.
2nd Moores – Tomalca Buttons ‘n’ Bows at Manordeifi
3 year old s/w bitch, slightly finer that 1 in head, however she has a very pleasing eye, lovely ears and a nice expression, good shape and topline. Moved and showed well.


Mr J A Blackburn.
Judge.