Championship Show 2008 

Results and Critique

Judge - Mr Alan Bower (Bowswood)


 

Final Line up for 2008

RBIS, BIS, BPIS BVIS

DCC, RDCC, BPD

BCC, RBCC

 

 Critique

'My thanks to the committee of the English Springer Spaniel Club for inviting me to judge their Championship Show.  The show was well organised with a good atmosphere.  Thanks also to the exhibitors for a super entry of quality dogs, showing the breed to be in good shape for the future.

Dogs

Minor Puppy Dog (2)
1. Eyeington's Trinitas Newky Brown of Meadowdale
A mature puppy, pleasing head and eye, kind expression, good reach of neck, correct shoulder placement, level topline with good tail set. Plenty of depth and spring of rib, strong hindquarters, moved well, good condition.
2. Lillie's Trihard Tempest
Similar in type to one.  Good head neck and shoulders needs time to mature in body and settle on the move.

Puppy Dog 4 (1)
1. Topliss's Rinalas In The Black at Beresford
Well balanced puppy, lovely head and eye, ample neck, good layback of shoulder, level topline, with plenty of rib for his age. Short in the loin, good hindquarters, broad in thigh with nice bend of stifle. Good bone and feet, moved well.
2. Warrener's Cepen Changing Places with Waterswarren
Mature puppy, good reach of neck, level topline, strong hindquarters, good bone and feet. Shown in good condition, moved well.
3. Wilson Miss Z Shipden Authorised at Zanspring

Junior Dog 8 (1)
1. Lawler's Roqfolly Ballromm Blitz
Nice type, pleasing head and eye, soft expression. Neck well arched with a good layback of shoulder, body deep with plenty spring of rib, sound quarters, good turn of stifle, excellent bone and feet, moved well.
2. Calvert's Calvdale Torchwood
Another good youngster, lovely head and eye, good reach of neck with nicely sloping shoulder. Plenty of body depth with well sprung rib, strong loin into good hindquarters with nice bend of stifle. Lovely bone and feet, just needed to settle on the move.
3. Mitchell & Beaton's Peasblossom Bregan
4. Pidcock's Eastriding Armanie Attitude at Ketsby
5. Jenkinson's Eastriding Armani Mania

Yearling Dog 5
1. Bashforths's Alanea Warrior of Jorobaden
Smart young dog, pleasing head and eye, good reach of neck with correct shoulder placement with level topline and good spring of rib. Won on movement.
2. Glendinning's Plaiglen Mars
Nice type, good head with dark eye and kind

expression. Good length of neck into nice sloping should, deep body with good ribcage, well muscles quarters, nice bone and feet. Needed to settle on the move.
3. Mitchell & Beaton's Peasblossom Bregan
4. Fennel & Miller's Grafonbury Phoenix
5. Gray's Trimere Talk It Up

Maiden Dog 7
1. Muirhead's Melverly Magician of Shipden
Good head with nice dark eye. Well laid shoulder, deep chest with good barrel of rib, elbows well tucked in, good bone, feet and hindquarters. Well muscled, moved with drive.
2. Eyeington's Trinitas Newky Brown of Meadowdale
3. Mitchell & Beaton's Peasblossom Bregan
4. Pidcock's Eastriding Armanie Attitude at Ketsby
5. Topliss's Rinalas In The Black at Beresford

Novice Dog 9
1. Calvert's Calvdale Point of Law
Well balanced young dog, lovely head with dark eye, ample reach of neck into clean shoulders. Level topline, ribs well sprung, plenty of depth, tight elbows, sound quarters, moved well.
2. Lawler's Roqfolly Ballromm Blitz
3. Eyeington's Trinitas Newky Brown of Meadowdale
4. Mitchell & Beaton's Peasblossom Bregan
5. Pidcock's Eastriding Armanie Attitude at Ketsby

Undergraduate Dog 5 (1)
1. Lawler's Roqfolly Ballromm Blitz
2. Mitchell & Beaton's Peasblossom Bregan
3. Whitley's Shipden Will Hay
4. Glass's Tiverstone Prarie Spay at Covina

Graduate Dog 5 (1)
1. Muirhead's Shipden Yass
Well balanced throughout, good head and eye, ample reach of neck with nicely sloping shoulders. Deep chest, good spring or rib, elbows nicely tucked in, well muscled quarters with good turn of stifle, best of legs and feet, moved well.
2. Kirk's Lacby Devils Advocate
Nice type, good head with kind expression, lost on body maturity to one. Moved well.
3. Whitley's Shipden Will Hay
4. Gray's Trimere Top Score

Post Graduate Dog 14 (3)
1. Jaggers Jaraina Just Inspired
Masculine dog with good overall balance, pleasing head with kind eye and expression. Level topline, deep body with well developed

hindquarters. Best of bone and feet moved soundly.
2. Woodbridge's Crackerjanne Crescendo
Liked his overall balance, good head, deep body with nice tight elbows, level topline. Well developed quarters, moved ok.
3. Gregory's Arcadia Atomic
4. Ison & McDonald Alanea Oliver Twist
5. Thomas' Roqfoly Wardance

Mid Limit Dog  2
1. Reynolds Clentonian Masterpiece
Rangy dog with good reach of neck, well placed shoulder, with level topline. Sound quarters, moved well.
2. Hobbs' Whitebrook Lord of the Rings
Mature dog not quite the head, neck and shoulders of one. Deep body with good spring of rib, not so positive on the move as one.

Limit Dog 5 (1)
1. Rose's Rosannoch Eihwaz JW
Eye catching dog shown in excellent coat and condition. Good head with dark eye, soft expression, ample reach of neck with sloping shoulder. Well developed body into firm loin and hind quarters. Well muscled good legs and feet, moved with drive.
2. Pidcock's Ketsby King of Klubs
Nice type, lovely head and eye, good reach of neck with well laid shoulders, firm level topline, good deep chest with spring of rib. Hindquarters well developed with nice turn of stifle. Good bone and feet, moved well.
3. Lawler's Roqfolly Pinball Wizard
4. Cunliffe's Fallenleaf New Kid in Town JW

Open Dog 9 (1)
1. Jackson's Sh Ch Mompesson Pickpocket
First caught my eye as a youngster. Best of heads with true springer expression, good reach of neck into nicely sloping shoulder. Deep chest with spring of rib. Firm topline into good quarters, well muscled with nice bend of stifle. Moved with soundness and style. Please to award him CC and BIS.
2. Lillie's Freeway Stormy Waters
Looking his best today. Nicely balanced outline, masculine head, dark eye with kind expression. Level topline, good spring of rib, powerful hindquarters well let down. Good bone and feet, moved well. RCC and RBIS.
3. Palmer's Sh Ch Roandew Dez Diddit JW Sh CM
4. Ingley's Heulyn Flambeau
5. Hale's Sh Ch Trimere Trading Places with Sheledams

Veteran Dog 4 (1)
1. Geddes Debanza Brigadier
This dog improves with age. Shown in good hard condition. Mature head with lovely dark eye and kind expression. Well arched neck into nicely placed shoulder, firm level topline, deep body, powerful quarters, good bone and feet. Can still show the young ones how to move with drive. Best Veteran.
2. Murdoch's Hollybrook Mr Bojangles
Nicely balanced throughout. Pleasing head and expression, good reach of neck, moved well.
3. Williams & Toublic's Cobhay Sweet William Sh CM

Special Field Trial Dog - no entries
Special Working Dog 1
1. Geddes Debanza Brigadier

Jimmy Cudworth Memorial Stakes Open Dog 3
1. Ingley's Heulyn Flambeau
Nice type, best of head and expression, good length of neck, nicely laid shoulder, short coupled body with well muscled hindquarter well let down, shown in good condition.
2. Murdoch's Hollybrook Mr Bojangles
3. Williams & Toublic's Cobhay Sweet William Sh CM

KC Good Citizen Dog Scheme (dog) 2 (1)
1. Williams & Toublic's Cobhay Sweet William Sh CM

Bitches

Minor Puppy Bitch 3 (3)

Puppy Bitch 10 (3)
1. Corbetts Trimere Take That
Promising youngster, good head, super neck and shoulders, balanced body, hindquarters nicely leg down for one so young. Moved with confidence.
2. Wilson Mr. P & Mrs M Meadowdale Venus at Cassapple
Pleasing head with soft expression, good overall balance, shown in good condition, moved well.
3. Wilson Mr & Mrs RF & AL Meadowdale Shooting Star
4. Warreners Trimere Tease N Please For Waterswarren
5. Eyeington's Meadowdale Aurora

Junior Bitch 15 (2)
1. Smith's Melverly Sublimity
Outstanding young bitch, best of heads with true springer eye and expression. Good reach of neck, well laid shoulder, plenty of depth with good spring of rib. Hindquarters well let down with good bend of stifle. Moved well with typical springer action. One to watch. RCC
2. Willey's Arcadia Almaria
Smart youngster nicely balanced, good head neck and shoulders with level topline and good tail set. Deep body with good spring of rib. Short coupled loin into sound hindquarters, well let down good bone and feet, moved well. Shown in good condition.
3. Mitchell & Beaton's Peasblossom Aria
4. Gregory's Arcadia Andalucia
5. Calvert's Calvdale Kept In The Dark

Yearling Bitch 7 (1)
1. Rose's Rosannoch Berkano JW
Quality bitch of nice type, lovely head, dark eye and good length of neck into well laid shoulder. Level topline, deep ribs with elbows well tucked in. Strong well developed hindquarters she used on the move. Shown in immaculate condition.
2. McCourt's Calvdale The Jury's Out With Woodspa
Different type to one, with good outline. Needs time to mature to complete the picture. Moved well.
3. Tattersalls Alanea Elegance
4. Mitchell & Beaton's Peasblossom Aria
5. Bashforth's Alanea Charade of Jorobaden

 

 

 

 

Maiden Bitch 11 (4)
1. Long & Leaming's Tryhard Another Dimension
Honest young bitch with a lot to like about her. Pleasing head with kind expression, ample reach of neck, firm topline, deep body with good spring of rib. Well developed hindquarters, nice bone and feet. Moved steadily with drive.
2. Muirhead's Shipden Ysatis
Feminine head with good dark eye, good reach of neck, level topline. Hindquarters need to let down. Moved ok.
3. Wilson Mr. P & Mrs M Meadowdale Venus at Cassapple
4. Geddes' Gleadsbury Whatadaydream at Debanza
5. Wright's Burnbake Jazz Dancer of Kingsheath

Novic Bitch 12 (4)
1. Long & Leaming's Tryhard Another Dimension
2. Wilson Mr. P & Mrs M Meadowdale Venus at Cassapple
3. Geddes' Gleadsbury Whatadaydream at Debanza
4. Warreners Trimere Tease N Please For Waterswarren
5. Topliss' Peasblossom Butterfly for Beresford

Undergraduate Bitch 6 (1)
1. McCourt's Calvdale The Jury's Out With Woodspa
2. Mitchell & Beaton's Peasblossom Aria
Nice type, liked her overall balance, pleasing head & eye, good neck & shoulders, needs to mature in body, moved well.
3. Gregory's Arcadia Andalucia
4. Rostron's Ziphill High Spirits
5. Glendinning's Prowseman Piped Dream at Plaiglen

Graduate Bitch 8 (3)
1. Gibson's Calvdale Come Catch Me
Pleasing head with soft expression,nicely arched neck, level topline, mature body with good depth. Hindquarters well muscled, moved with drive.
2. McCourt's Calvdale The Jury's Out With Woodspa
3. Gregory's Arcadia Andalucia
4. Lockhart's Chetruda Krystal Rose
5. Cockell's Trimere Tabatha to Carlyquinn

Post Graduate Bitch 17 (8)
1. Palmer's Roandew Farr Frommit JW
Elegant bitch with nicely chiselled head, dark eye and melting expression. Good length of neck with plenty of depth, hindquarters broad and well let down, good sound mover in lovely condition.
2. Willey's Calvdale Ask No Questions
Compact bitch, feminine head, dark eye, with kind expression. Level topline deep ribs well sprung, firm over loin into strong hind quarters. Short neat hocks, good bone and feet. Moved with drive, unlucky to meet 1st.
3. Topliss's Beresford Blaise
4. Tattersall's Alanea On Silent Wings
5. Guest's Robil Gretta Garbo

Mid Limit Bitch 6 (2)
1. Woodbridge's Crackerjanne Coloratura
Eyecatching bitch full of quality. Lovely head with typical springer expression, ample neck, well ribbed body with firm topline. Sound hindquarters, good round bone and neat feet. Moved well.
2. Kirk's Caraday Delightful JW
Close up to 1st. Good head and expression, good reach of neck, well laid shoulder, level topline, strong hindquarters, good bone and feet, moved well.
3. Corbett's Trimere Tigra
4. Cunliffe's Calvdale Fair Cop with Fallenleaf

Limit Bitch 11
1. Calvert & Chandler's Calvdale Litigant JW
I look for quality and this certainly has it. Feminine head with melting expression, best of neck and shoulders, straight front,level topline, ribs deep and well sprung. Muscular loin, well developed hindquarters, good bone and feet, moved with drive and presence. Shown in immaculate condition to complete the picture. Please to award her the CC.
2. Thornhill's Ketsby Kerfuffle at Inthor
Another quality bitch of nice type. Best of heads with melting springer expression. Good length of neck, well placed shoulder, mature body, level topline, with strong hindquarters, good bone and feet. Shown in full bloom, moved soundly.
3. Nicholson's Elmvek Early Landing at Lossiedoon
4. Long & Leaming's Tryhard Opal
5. Palmers Roandew Daisy Dunnit JW

Open Bitch 10 (4)
1. Calvert's Sh Ch Calvdale Claire Blake JW
Outstanding bitch, a worthy SH CH. Shown in immaculate condition. Best of heads with dark eye, well arched neck into sloping shoulder. Sound in front with a good deep body, firm topline, strong hindquarters well let down. Super bone and feet, sound on the move. Had to give way to her younger kennel mate today.
2. Jenkinson's Sh Ch/Ir Sh Ch Eastriding Armani
Well balanced bitch. Very eyecatching with nicely chiselled head and kind expression. Good reach of neck, well laid shoulder, deep body, level topline, with good tail set. Strong hindquarters, good bone and feet, sound mover shown in lovely condition. Another worthy SH CH.
3. Jackson's Mompesson Rich Pickings
4. Warbrick's Parcroft Pretty Woman at Lyndberry
5. Hipgrave's Ir Sh Ch Ternspringer Pretty Paper

Veteran Bitch 11 (7)
1. Calvert's Sh Ch. Calvdale Queen's Evidence Jw
First judged her as a puppy, now a veteran has fulfilled all expectations. With best to head and eye giving that true springer expression. Good length of neck with clean shoulder. Still holds a firm topline, deep body, well muscled quarters, short on the hock, best of bone and feet. Shown in super condition.
2. Williams & Toublics Sericum Made in Heaven at Cobhay
Good head and eye, with mellow expression, length of neck, level topline, mature body and hindquarters. Sound mover
3. Grimshaw & Lancaster's Patbee Dizzy Dame
4. Grimshaw & Lancaster's Patbee Definitely Devine

Special Field Trial Bitch - no entries
Special Working Bitch (1)
1. Lockhart's Chetruda Krystal Rose

Jimmy Cudworth Memorial Stakes Open Bitch 6 (1)
1. Gregory's Arcadia Ardent Amber Light
Balanced head, dark eye, good neck and shoulder, straight front with good bone and feet. Level topline just lacked furnishings today. Moved well.
2. Williams & Toublic's Cobhay Precious Polyantha
Not quite the head and neck of one. Good topline and body condition. Moved well, needs time.
3. Grimshaw & Lancaster's Patbee Dizzy Dame
4. Grimshaw & Lancaster's Patbee Definitely Devine
5. Williams & Toublic's Cobhay Bright Fuchsia

KC Good Citizen Dog Scheme (bitch) 5 (1)
1. Williams & Toublic's Cobhay Precious Polyantha
2. Grimshaw & Lancaster's Patbee Dizzy Dame
Good old fashioned type. Lovely head and expression, body well balanced throughout, good coat and condition. Moved ok.
3. Grimshaw & Lancaster's Patbee Definitely Devine
4. Williams & Toublic's Cobhay Bright Fuchsia

© English Springer Spaniel Club