EAST ANGLIAN COLLIE SOCIETY
SUB GROUP CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW
AUGUST 2015
ROUGH COLLIE DOGS and SMOOTH COLLIES CRITIQUE

 

Sunday 2nd August 2015

Many thanks to the committee for inviting me to judge the Rough Collie Dogs and the Smooth collies at this lovely open air Championship Show and for all the help from my friendly stewards. The weather was superb and I had a good entry of very nice dogs to judge. There is one thing I would like to draw attention to. A number of exhibits had plaque adhering to their teeth which can lead to infection. It can be removed with dental de-scalers which are easily obtainable and not that hard to use. Perhaps future grooming seminars could include this problem in their programs to show people how to deal with it.


ROUGH COLLIES

VETERAN DOG   5

1st   BVD & RBD    RANDALL’S  Ch LADNAR KINGFISHER JW  Handsome 7 ½ yo  Blue merle in very good shape. In full coat very well presented. Balanced conformation throughout, well proportioned head with well placed tipped ears, almond eye and correct stop all giving a very kind expression. Nice arched neck, good length of back, excellent shoulder and stifle angulation, depth of chest, rib cage and  plenty of bone. Had a lovely profile when standing and showing and moved very well.
Pleased to award him the Reserve CC.
2nd  JONES’ CAPRIOARA DIAMOND TREASURE  9 ½ yo jet black tricolour. Another very nice handsome dog in good condition, finer type to 1. Clean moulded head with good ear carriage, correct placement of eye and stop. Nice length of neck and back, depth of chest and rib cage and good angulation. A little unsettled but showed well enough and moved well.
3rd  WRAY’S  TAKHISIS HIGH VOLTAGE.

MINOR PUPPY DOG   2  (1A)

1st  BROOKER’S   RIVERSIDE SONG A KIND OF MAGIC OVER CORISIAN (Imp)  8 mths old golden S/W stood alone. Nice looking puppy with balanced head and bodyshape, still a lot of growing to do to mature. Well placed tipped ears, and eye. Good length of neck, back and tail. Showed well but hesitant on the move and needs to strengthen at the rear.

PUPPY DOG    1

1st  & BPD  MAXWELL & WALLIS’   TRENLEY TAVANAGH AT HAMISKS   Stood alone. Very handsome youngster 11 mths old S/W with nicely proportioned head and body, correct ears and eye placement, good length of neck, angulation, length of back and tail. Needs to strengthen his hind leg muscles as he rolls a bit at the rear when moving. Showed very well.

JUNIOR DOG   6  (2A)

1st  LUDLOW’S  TUDORLYN MISTY DREAMS FOR MALINA   Well marked S/W 17 ½ mths on the smaller side, nicely proportioned head to body. Balanced headshape with well placed tipped ears, almond eyes, good muzzle and bite. Nice lay of shoulder and bend of stifle, firm back and right amount of bone for size. Movement a little lethargic at times but adequate and showed well.
2nd  COLLINO’S WICANI ALTITUDE AT IMAGINIST   Well built good sized 14 mths old tricolour, very well presented but would prefer a slightly less heavy coat. Good head in balance with body, nice eye and ear placement but would like a little more stop. Has deep chest, well sprung ribs, good length of firm back and excellent bone. Moved and showed well.
3rd  BRAND’S TUDORLYN STARLIGHT EXPRESS.

NOVICE DOG  4   (1A)

1st  BRAND’S  TUDORLYN STARLIGHT EXPRESS   S/W  171/4 mths old. Head in balance with body, correct placement of ears, eyes and stop. Correct angulation and length of body with right amount of bone fo size. Showed and moved OK but didn’t always track straight behind.
2nd  MAXWELL & WALLIS’  TRENLEY TAVANAGH AT HAMISKS
See Puppy Dog critique.
3rd   WILSON & LOWRY’S   IMAGINIST NIGHTFALL

GRADUATE DOG  5

1st  FRYER-CLARK, STANLEY & EVANS’   CAUSING A RIOT AT VONARKLE
Handsome and very nicely conformed 3 yo  S/W with very nicely moulded head, good tipped ears, well placed almond eye, stop and well filled muzzle held on good length of neck. Ample width of chest and spring of rib, good angulation and bone. Showed well and moved very well.
2nd  HANSON’S  JARDS GRAND ATTRACTION   Good size  2 ¼  yo shaded S/W  Head nicely balanced with body. Well placed eyes, ears and stop but would like more tip to the ears. Good angulation, length of back with correct rise over the loins, enough bone and substance. Moved very well and though a little unsettled when showing, showed enough.
3rd  WELL’S   COLLINGVALE CRUNCHIE AT TERELIMON   JW ShCM

POST GRADUATE DOG  10   (3A)

1st  PRYOR’S   AQUALITA DR NO   Very attractive 1 ¾ yo S/W. Beautiful head, placement of ears and almond eye, set on nice length of neck. Good length of back with slight rise over the loins, correct shoulder and stifle angulation, nice depth of chest and spring of rib and bone. Very good movement with a nice lengthy stride, tracking straight behind and showed well enough.

2nd  DODSWORTH AND CARR’S   ROSSCHELL WILL I AM AT LIBANEL medium sized 2 yo jet black tricolour with balanced proportions throughout. Good head pattern with correct ears, eye and stop. Nice length of neck and back, depth of
chest and spring of rib, good angulation and right amount of bone for size. Moved out very well , steadily and evenly and showed well.
3rd  FOX’S   ALANITA ALL THAT JAZZ.

MID LIMIT DOG   4   (1A)

1st  MAXWELL & WALLIS’   TATENEN AT HAMISKA   Good Looking
2 ½ yo S/W with balanced conformation. Good head pattern with well placed almond eye and nicely tipped ears but would like a little less stop. Correct angulation of shoulder and stifle and good length of neck and back and good bone. Carrying a little too much weight which caused him to roll a bit on the move although he did move out well with drive and he showed well.
2nd  BARTRAM’S  AQUALITA ONE LOVE   3 ½  yo S/W with pleasing head in balance with body, nicely tipped ears, correct eye and stop. He had good length of back, depth of chest, spring of rib and right amount of bone. A little fidgety but moved and showed OK.
3rd  ADAMS’   TUDORLYN NEW HOPE

LIMIT DOG   8

1st  DODSWELL & CARR’S   ROSSCHELL WILL I AM AT LIBANEL
See critique in Post Graduate Dog
2nd  MELLISH’S DEMILEWIS CATCH MY DRIFT  Very nice 4 ½  yo B/M  with balanced conformation all through. Good head with nicely tipped ears and good stop. Eye a little small but well placed and well filled muzzle. Well built with good depth of chest and spring of rib, correct angulation and good bone. Would prefer his colour to be a slightly clearer blue.
Moved and showed well.
3rd  WHITE’S MEJOLA I AM PERSUASIVE.

OPEN DOG   8   (2A  1 WD)

This was a very nice class.
1st  BD, BOB & BIS   HAWKINS’   BRILYN INTOXICATED   Eye catching 3 yo Golden S/W, fit and active with an outgoing personality. Very nicely conformed with a lovely head, beautifully placed and tipped ears, almond eyes, right amount of stop and good shape of muzzle, combining to give him a lovely expression. He had a good arch of neck, lay of shoulder and bend of stifle, deep chest and just right spring of rib, firm back held on the move and excellent bone. He was well muscled up and moved out freely driving well from behind and tracking straight and he was a good showman. I was very pleased to award him the Dog CC and see him go on to win BOB and BIS.
2nd  DODSWELL & CARR’S ROSSCHELL WILL I AM AT LIBANEL
See critique in Post Graduate Dog
3rd  HULL’S   LIZMARK GOLD STANDARD  Sh CM


SMOOTH COLLIES

VETERAN DOG OR BITCH   2    (1A)

1st  & RBD    LISTER’S  CH ERIDOR IM MR BLU AT NEWARP  (Imp)   Stood alone. Well built B/M  Dog  10 years old in good and sound condition. Very balanced proportions head to body. Nicely moulded head, flat skull, good ear carriage nicely tipped, well placed eye, nice full muzzle. Strong neck of good length, firm back held on the move. Has correct angulation, good depth of chest and nice spring of rib and good bone. Moved and showed well.

JUNIOR DOG OR BITCH   2

1st & BP   FORBES’ NATALAIN KILKENNY AT WILLOWHURST  (Imp)
Promising 10 mths old S/W Bitch maturing well. Very balanced proportions with flat skull, nicely placed ears, eyes and well filled muzzle, held on good length of neck. Nice length of firm back, good angulation and bone and well muscled up. Moved and showed well.
2nd   COLE’S   STURTMOOR DREAM OF KASVELYN  7 mths old  S/W Dog. Good sized puppy with nice length of neck and back and good general conformation and bone. Promising youngster who still needs to mature, body up and gain experience but moved and showed OK.

GRADUATE DOG  OR BITCH   2   (1A)

1st   FORBES’  WILLOWHURST VANITY  Tricolour Bitch  17 mths old, very fit, lean and well muscled up. Head in balance with body, set on lovely arch of neck. Good ear carriage, foreface a little longer than I prefer. Nice firm back with slight rise over the loin, sloping off to good length of tail. Right amount of bone and enough depth of chest and spring of rib. Good parallel legs, moved  & showed very well.

LIMIT DOG OR BITCH   4

1st  BENTON’S  OAKESTELLE VENUS DE MILO  Very attractive 2 yo B/M bitch, good colour blue, well broken up and balanced proportions throughout. Well moulded head held on very nice arch of neck. Good angulation and right amount of bone. Good depth of chest and spring of rib and firm back held on the move. Moved out with ease and showed very well.
2nd  KENNEDY’S  RYCOMBE DEB’N AIR  4 yo S/W Dog.  Very well built with plenty of substance. Pleasing head held on nice arch of neck, Good depth of chest and body but felt he could have had a shade more length. Moved and showed well.
3rd  BENTON & WOOD’S   OAKSTELLE VIVALDI 

OPEN DOG   3

1st  BD,  BOS & BV  GRIFFITHS ALOPEX MATT FINNISH  Beautifully behaved  8 ½ yo tricolour with balanced proportions. Very nice size and build, well moulded head, good arch of neck, lay of shoulder and bend of stifle and excellent bone. Firm
back held on the move and good depth of chest and ribcage. Moved out strongly with steady ease & showed well.
2nd   KENNEDY’S   RYCOMBE DEB’N AIR
See critique in Limit Dog or bitch
3rd   HILLS’  DEVERN DENMAM

OPEN BITCH   4

1st   BB & BOB   BENTON’S   ALOPEX MARIONETTE OF OAKSTELLE   Feminine 6 yo B/M well marked with very clear blue colour. Balanced conformation throughout. Nicely moulded head in balance with body with good ear carriage, almond eye, stop and muzzle. Held on nicely arched neck. Good bone, nice depth of chest and spring of rib and angulation, all in proportion with size. Firm back held on the move and moved and showed very well. Pleased to award her BOB.
2nd  FORBES’ Multi Ch KANGASVUOKON VENICE  (Imp)  5 yo S/W  nicely built, heavier type than 1. Well moulded head with good ear carriage and nice almond eye. Good length of neck, firm back and good bend of stifle. Would like a little more slope on shoulder, Moved well and although a little fidgety, showed well.
3rd   GRIFFITHS   ALOPEX LITTLE SUMMER.

 

Fern Sargeant