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Full Critique for East of England 2019

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Judge : Miss Sue Bird
This critique reflects the judge's opinion
based on what they saw on the day of the show.

Minor Puppy Dog
1stShirkeira Ragamuffin At Middletune7 mths, g/w. A very promising baby with a lovely head, big, dark eyes, good mouth and chin. Good front and shoulders, well ribbed up and good topline. Moved well.
2ndMifcahs The King And I8 mths g/w who pushed first hard. Has a stunning headpiece and excellent mouth and the typical up tilted nose which gives him a wonderful expression. Good length of neck, topline and tailset. Moves well. Just preferred size of first.

Puppy Dog
1stDebeaux Obsession9 mth b/w who has a good overall shape. Lovely head and eye, good spring of rib, topline and tailset. Shows full pad on the move. Would prefer a little less of him.
2ndRossvale Eclipse Of The Sun10 mth solid g who I preferred for size. Has a beautiful head and expression, well ribbed up, good topline and tailset. He too moves well. Not quite the front of first.

Junior Dog
1stDebeaux Having A BallBlk. Beautifully balanced with a gorgeous head, darkest of eyes to go with his colour. Good length of neck which he uses well, good spring of rib and topline. Nice turn of stifle. Presented in excellent condition and well handled. Pleased to award him the RCC.
2ndMapimakastar AlbertB/w. Another with a good head and dark, expressive eyes. Good front, chest and topline. Taller than first and needs more confidence
ResElzu Piper ArrowB/w junior of good type. Good round head with correct width between his dark eyes. Good spring of rib, good topline and tailset. Moves well.

Beginners Dog
2ndElzu Piper ArrowB/w junior of good type. Good round head with correct width between his dark eyes. Good spring of rib, good topline and tailset. Moves well.

Yearling Dog
1stChanikos Living The Dream at EthelsmeadG/w, has good width to his head, round, dark eyes showing no white, good length of nose. Good length of neck, deep chest, good topline and tailset. Good to feel his thigh muscles. Moves showing full pad.

Post Graduate Dog
1stTiziano SerenissimaRed/w who is taller than I prefer. Good head with dark eyes and good mouth. Nice length of neck and a good front. Good depth of chest and spring of rib. Moves well.
2ndRossvale Fun In The Sun at KimevanSolid gold. Preferred his size and balance to first but first scored on front assembly. Lovely head and expression, well ribbed up, good tailset and movement.

Limit Dog
1stMiddletune Wildest CharmerG/w who scores on his shoulder angulation and good front. He has a large, round head with dark, round eyes, broad muzzle, good pigment and wide open nostrils. Good length of neck leading into his well laid shoulders, correct topline and nice turn of stifle. Sound mover. Presented in excellent condition. Pleased to award him the CC.
2ndKeytor The Jazz SingerThis boy has an exquisite head, beautiful dark eyes with good width between. Good length of neck, good spring of rib and deep chest. Topline correct and has a better tailset than first. Moves with drive.

Open Dog
1stGladmin Transkei Teddy JWCr/w with good head, dark eyes and good width to his muzzle. Nice length of neck running into good shoulders, he had the best front in this class, Good spring of rib, good topline and tailset. Moves with reach and drive.
2ndCh. Rossvale All About The BoyLoved this boy’s type and shape, he has a beautiful head and eye. Good for bone, well ribbed up, good topline and tailset. So sound on the move but lacking in confidence. I hope it was just the hall.

Veteran Dog
1stTsantha Happy As Larry With Hajenza8 yr old g/w. Good width to his head, nice tilt to his nose giving that look of arrogance. Nice neck and topline, deep chest and good spring of rib. Slightly long in loin but good turn of stifle and shown in good muscular condition. Moves well. BV.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stMifcahs A Star Is Born8 mth g/w who is balanced in profile. Has a lovely head with dark, round eyes with good width between, good mouth. Nice length of neck runs into well laid shoulders. She has a good topline and tailset. Correct turn of stifle. Moved well when she settled.

Puppy Bitch
1stRossvale Forever Dreaming10 month gold who I loved. For me she was the ideal size and shape, head broad enough whilst retaining her femininity, beautiful dark, expressive eyes and good mouth. Length of neck balances her nicely, good front, rib & topline. Correct angulation. Moves with drive and attitude. Delighted to award her the RCC & BP.
2ndDebeaux Sweet Chilli9 mths g/w, larger than first but still balanced. Broad, round head, dark eyes and good mouth. She has a good neck and topline. Correct tailset and hind angulation. Preferred the front of first. Moves with drive.

Junior Bitch
1stCorrlough Ice MaidenA beautiful r/w who is totally balanced. Gorgeous, feminine head, dark, expressive eyes, good mouth and width of muzzle. Good length of neck, good front, well ribbed up with good topline and tailset. Good hind angulation. When settled, showed full pads on the move. Despite lacking confidence, could not deny her the class.
2ndMiddletune Flame Of GoldG/w who pushed first hard and many of the above comments apply. Balanced, totally sound, lovely head, eyes and mouth. Good neck and front. Good bone. Good tailset and turn of stifle. Not quite the drive of first on the move.
3rdMiddletune Eternal Flame At ShirkeiraGold who was third in junior and I see she is sister to second in junior. Another sound, honest girl with a broad head, good width of muzzle, dark eye. Good front and topline, nice, high tailset and good turn of stifle. Moves well.

Beginners Bitch
1stTejayse Beautiful TraumaG/w who has a good head eyes and mouth. Enough neck to balance, well ribbed up with good topline. Sound mover.
2ndElzu Ebony And IvoryB/w with nice round head, good, dark eyes. Level topline, good tailset and turn of stifle. Longer in loin than first.

Yearling Bitch
1stLyndatzu Que Sah Rah JWCr/w with nice head, lovely dark eyes and excellent pigment. Good length of neck, correct angulation front and rear, good topline and tailset. Moves with correct reach and drive.
2ndMiddletune Eternal Flame At ShirkeiraGold who was third in junior and I see she is sister to second in junior. Another sound, honest girl with a broad head, good width of muzzle, dark eye. Good front and topline, nice, high tailset and good turn of stifle. Moves well.

Post Graduate Bitch
1stZeeva ZafirahG/w who is totally feminine but has strong bone. Correctly balanced throughout. Good head shape, darkest of eyes, slight tilt to her nose and excellent pigment. Good length of neck, correct front, well ribbed up, good tailset and hindquarters. So typical on the move and shown in excellent condition.
2ndTameron Miss Reveal at CaljentaCr/w of good type and shape. Broad, round head with good width of muzzle and dark eyes. Good spring of rib, correct topline and tailset. Moves soundly. Preferred front of first.

Limit Bitch
1stCh. Tsantha AdornmentG/w, feminine girl who has correct strength of bone. Broad, round head, dark eyes and pigment. Good length of neck, well laid shoulders and good front. Scored on depth and breadth of chest. Correct topline and tailset. Correct rear angulation. Moves with reach and drive.
2ndCh. Zeeva Reflections JWAnother feminine girl who pushed first hard. Beautiful profile, exquisite head & expression. Nicely arched neck. Good topline and tailset. Correct angulation. Moves well. Just preferred chest of first.

Open Bitch
1stCh. Tameron Miss Black OpiumWhat a class! So much quality here. We often hear moans and groans that ’Top’ breeders keep winning, but whilst they produce dogs of this quality, they deserve to keep winning. I loved this b/w girl. She has the correct height/length proportions, stunning head with good width, square muzzle beautiful dark, eyes and correct nose placement which results in such an arrogant expression. Nice length of neck flows into the best shoulders of the day, good front and bone, correct spring of rib. Good topline and tailset. Good turn of stifle. Moves with good reach and drive as you would expect from the way she is made. Absolutely no exaggeration, shown in A1 condition. No hesitation in awarding her the CC & BOB. Delighted to watch her go on to Group 2.
2ndCh. Shorestar Hocus Pocus JWSolid blk of excellent quality. Beautiful head and expression, good width of muzzle. Good neck, front and chest. Correct bone. Good tailset and hind angulation. Moves with good reach and drive. Preferred the topline of first.

Veteran Bitch
1stJimsamroblee Miss Honalulu11 year old solid gold who is a credit to her owner. Gas a nice, broad round head, dark eyes and good mouth for age. Good neck and front. Good spring of rib, firm topline and correct tailset. Steady mover.