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Full Critique for East of England 2018

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Judge : Mr Rodney Oldham
This critique reflects the judge's opinion
based on what they saw on the day of the show.

Puppy Dog
1stVirtulvilage Rebel Rising at Miraceywell grown gold/white, scored in neck and shoulders, dark eyes well placed, broad front with straight forelimbs, well ribbed up, level topline, high tailset and carriage, just enough turn to stifles, in excellent coat and condition, stepped out smartly.
2ndChanikos Living The Dream at EthelsmeadParticularly liked his eye which was dark and of good size, arch to neck of good length with shoulders well laid, ribs well sprung, good high tail carriage, gentle turn to stifle, true mover.

Junior Dog
1stRossvale Here Comes The Sun over FairmereHead very well laid out, lovely eye and expression, broad skull, well placed nose leather with open nostrils and tidy finish to underjaw, width to chest and straight forelimbs, arch to neck, well sprung ribcage, level topline, high set tail and carriage, gentle definition to hindquarters, reachy mover.
2ndDebeaux Take Me to TokyoB&W, well grown and soundly put together, open faced with good nostrils and broad underjaw, scored here in side gait and reach.

Yearling Dog
1stMiddletune Wildest CharmerImpressive G&W, masculine headpiece with features all well displayed, dark eye of good size, open nostrils and broad underjaw, broad chest and straight front, well ribbed up and high set tail carried fairly high, definition to hindquarters, good coat and condition.
2ndShalehan Yasheronslightly more compact but enough length for balance, super eye and expression, open nostrils, firm in rib and loin, similar tail carriage to above, steady mover.
3rdRossvale Here Comes The Sun over FairmereHead very well laid out, lovely eye and expression, broad skull, well placed nose leather with open nostrils and tidy finish to underjaw, width to chest and straight forelimbs, arch to neck, well sprung ribcage, level topline, high set tail and carriage, gentle definition to hindquarters, reachy mover.

Post Graduate Dog
1stDaltricia Mondego JW ShCMsolidly built and shown in clear black coat, large masculine head, clear eyes placed well apart, square muzzle, open nostrils, decent front assembly, arch to neck, well ribbed up, level topline, decent tailset and carriage, steps out smartly, RCC.
2ndKeytor The Jazz SingerG&W that projects a very smart outline with a clean masculine head and eyes well placed, width to muzzle and underjaw, good chest and front assembly, scored in neck and tail carriage, tidy mover.

Limit Dog
1stCarlita Reason To Dream JWG&W presented in tip top condition, masculine without excess, head properties well distributed with eyes placed well apart, defined stop, good finish to underjaw, decent front and bone, arch to neck, well ribbed up and back, tail set and carried high, well finished hindquarters, steps out with purpose, altogether a classy package and I considered him good value for the CC & BOB in quality company.
2ndGladmin Transkei Teddy JWThought this lad was close up in conformation here but not quite the finish in muscle tone or coat of 1, would like to see him really step out and command more attention.

Open Dog
1stDaltricia Wilbur Smith JW ShCMG&W, all male, without excess, head well laid out with plenty of width through, broad chest, straight forelimbs, arch to neck, well sprung ribcage, level topline, firm loin, good tail carriage, steps out freely showing full pad.
2ndCh. Miracey All Guns BlazinOf a different type, today just preferred slightly more solid finish of 1, presented in tip top condition.

Veteran Dog
1stCh. Shanitaus Mane Attraction JW8yo G&W, in excellent nick, masculine headpiece with a lovely expression from dark well placed eyes, good angulation fore and aft, scored in topline, arch to neck, very good tailset and carriage, stepped out freely, BV.
2ndCh. Tansingh Double Jepardy (UK, Swe)10yr G&W, not much to separate these two, not quite as firm now in topline as 1, good clear dark eyes, still moves out with real purpose.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stLyndatzu Que Sah Rah7mo G&W, very well balanced with lovely eye and expression , well placed nose with open nostril, excellent front assembly and substance, arch to neck, well ribbed up for age, tail is high set and carried high, steps out with purpose holding shape well.
2ndShirkeira Quartz At MiddletuneAlso projects a good outline although not quite as compact as 1 is still balanced, delightful expression from dark well-placed eyes, topline to settle, high set tail, easy mover.

Puppy Bitch
1stZeeva Reflections9mo G&W and appears quite well on in her development for her age, appeals very much for head and expression, width to skull with dark eye well placed, defined stop, open nostrils, well finished underjaw, decent front assembly, super neck and carriage, carries her tail well, finished off with a most glamorous coat and steps out with an air of self importance, BP and pleased to see she also topped the puppy group.
2ndChanikos Born To Dreamquality B&W with well laid out head giving desired head and expression, dark eye, defined stop, good neck into tidy front, ribs are sprung and tail carried high, free and easy in action, well on in coat change.

Junior Bitch
1stTameron Miss Paris14mo G&W, very feminine young miss with width to skull allowing for wide eye placement and deep stop, open nostrils and width to underjaw, sound front assembly, arch to neck, ribcage well sprung, level topline, high tail carriage, definition to hindquarters, steps out freely.
2ndMiracey Sea of Love for Tilbesolidly built blk with large head, dark eyes well placed, just preferred the neck and carriage of 1 today.

Yearling Bitch
1stCh. Shalehan Yarina For Mifcah JW ShCM22mo and in full show coat, head well laid out, super dark eye and expression, square muzzle and tidy finish to underjaw, arch to neck into neat shoulders and level topline, just scored slightly in final run-off, high tail carriage.
2ndCarlita Time to Samba JW19mo G&W, very feminine with substance, lovely large eyes without excess, head balanced allowing features to be well distributed, arched neck, level topline, high tail carriage.

Post Graduate Bitch
1stDolha’s Step Out in Stylethis gold presents an appealing outline and her arched neck shows off her head to advantage, sound front assembly, level topline, easy reachy mover shown in good coat.
2ndPaliden Golden Future at Mayofoxanother gold and similar for type, her head is also well laid out giving good expression, eyes are well placed and stop well defined, she possesses a decent front assembly and hindquarters in harmony allowing for easy free action.

Limit Bitch
1stGladmin Inalalight G&W, ultra feminine, yet giving nothing away in substance, beautifully laid out head giving super expression, dark eyes set wide, width to muzzle and broad tidy underjaw, clean in neck and shoulder, well ribbed and bodied, level topline and high tail carriage, free easy mover, quietly shown to take the CC which I understand is her second, hopefully her third cannot be too far away.
2ndWarathwaite Pure As Snowadmired the eye and expression on this 2yo, super underjaw and finish, arch to neck, high tail carriage, easy free mover with some style.

Open Bitch
1stCh. Rossvale Secret ObsessionG&W feminine and of handy size, particularly scores for eyes and expression, broad skull, well placed nose and finish to underjaw, decent front assembly, liked her neck and head carriage, scored in topline and reach, high tailset and carriage, RCC.
2ndCh. Miracey Disco Infernoreal show girl and shown in tip top condition, attractive head and features carried on arched neck, just slightly outpaced by 1 on the final run off.

Veteran Bitch
1stPaliden Good As Gold8yr Old These three solid reds were all an absolute credit to their owners, shown in excellent condition, both bodily and coat wise and appeared to be enjoying their time in the ring. Fortunately, the temperature in the building was much cooler than outside so they were not unduly stressed.
2ndJimsamroblee Miss Honalulu10 Yr Old These three solid reds were all an absolute credit to their owners, shown in excellent condition, both bodily and coat wise and appeared to be enjoying their time in the ring. Fortunately, the temperature in the building was much cooler than outside so they were not unduly stressed.
3rdJimsamroblee Princess Cleo12 Yr Old These three solid reds were all an absolute credit to their owners, shown in excellent condition, both bodily and coat wise and appeared to be enjoying their time in the ring. Fortunately, the temperature in the building was much cooler than outside so they were not unduly stressed.