EAST OF ENGLAND 2015
ROUGH COLLIE CRITIQUE

 

Rough Collies

Puppy Dog (2) 1 Carter’s Gerian Sunfever, very raw baby with time on his side, good length of neck into a well laid shoulder, nice almond eye, ears bang on top, moved out well, showed his socks off. BPD; 2 Tew & Harding’s Serenlas Yuletide Traveller, another raw baby who wasn’t keen on the floor, so I was unable to assess his movement, but a nice dark almond eye & good ears, good length of neck, just needs time. 

Junior Dog (4) 1 Everett’s Ileyda Johnny Depp, well coated sable, nice eye, would like his ears a bit tighter, good length of neck which he showed off, nice shoulders, good length of back, moved out well coming & going; 2 Hull’s Lizmark Centurion, would have liked more body on this boy, he has a lovely almond shaped eye, ears bang on top, nice length of neck into well placed shoulders, moved well. 

Graduate Dog (1) 1 Ileyda Johnny Depp. 

Post Graduate Dog (3) 1 Ross’ Amberwish Frankie Frederix, a sable boy whom I have judged before & he is maturing nicely, a lovely dark almond shaped eye giving desired expression, ears bang on top, well rounded muzzle, good length of neck which flows into well placed shoulders, nice deep chest, good length of back, moved out well coming & going, showed well pushed hard for RBD; 2 Corben’s Caprioara Heaven Can Wait, tri boy in full coat, nice almond shaped eye, good ears, nice length of neck, good shaped shoulders, moved well.

Limit Dog (2) 1 Flint’s Jopium Touch Of Ice at Highhnol, blue of good colour dripping in coat, a lovely dark eye, well set ears, giving desired expression, nice round muzzle, nice length of neck into well laid shoulders, deep chest, good length of back, moved out well, showed well. RBD; 2 Boyle’s Barrenclough Moonglow, exhibitor did not wait for critique.

Open Dog (4) 1 Hawkins & Foy’s Ch Beldones Black Illusion, tri in pristine condition with the blackest of coats, lovely dark almond shaped eye, ears bang on top giving desired expression, which is so hard to get in a tri, lovely round muzzle, good backskull, good length of neck which just slips into a well laid shoulder, nice deep chest, good length of back, moved out true coming & going. I was pleased to award him BD, BOB; 2 Hull’s Lizmark Gold Standard, sable with nice almond eye, good ears, nice length of neck, good shoulders, moved & showed well.

Puppy Bitch (3) 1 Flint’s Highnol Candy Hearts, a little sweetie who has a lovely almond shaped eye, ears bang on top, giving desired expression, nice round muzzle, good backskull, good length of neck into well shaped shoulder, good length of back, moved out so well for a baby, I was pleased to award her BPB, BP. 

Junior Bitch (5,3a) 1 Boyle’s Monsolana Butterfly Blue over Barrenclough, blue of good colour, nice almond shaped eye, good earset giving desired expression, nice length of neck into well laid shoulder, good length of back, a little loose behind on the move; 2 Corben & Sargeant’s Coarhabeg Helen Of Sparta, another blue of good colour, nice eye & ears, nice neck & length of back, bit erratic on the move. 

Graduate Bitch (2) 1 Pitchfork’s Merrimeade Lovin Spoonful, I have judged this bitch before & she still just fills my eye, she has the most lovely almond shaped eye, ears bang on top giving desired expression, nice round muzzle, good reach of neck into well laid shoulders, nice deep chest, good length of back, moved out well coming & going, turned out to perfection. I was happy to award her BB; 2 M Butterfly Blue over B.

Post Graduate Bitch (6,1) 1 Davis’ Tiganlea Silver Trinket at Sabiha, blue of good colour which I have admired from the ringside, dripping in coat but does not hide her virtues, lovely almond shaped dark eye, ears bang on top giving a lovely expression, nice rounded muzzle, good length of neck into a well-placed shoulder, nice deep chest, good length of back, moved out well coming & going, stood & showed her socks off, well turned out. RBB; 2 Jessop & Corben’s Capriora Twenty Four Carat at Mysticteam, shaded/s with a nice eye & earset, moved & showed well, was unlucky to meet 1. 

Limit Bitch (4,2) 1 Boyle’s Barrenclough Moon River, a lovely sable with a nice almond shaped eye, good earset, nice round muzzle, good neck into nice shoulders, good length of back, moved out well; 2 Wells’ Welanga Fire Jade, in pristine condition, good eye & earset, nice neck & shoulders, length of back, moved well.

Open Bitch (6,3) 1 Annable’s Danfrebek Wild Spice, left her coat at home today but nothing to hide, nice almond eye, good earset, giving desired expression, nice round muzzle, good back skull, lovely length of neck which slipped into well shaped shoulders, good length of back, moved out well; 2 Hull’s Lizmark Gold Nugget, tri in lovely condition, nice eye, would like tighter ears, good muzzle, & length of neck & shoulders, moved & showed well.

Judge - June Fort