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Full Critique for Bournemouth 2018

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Judge : Mrs Glenda Gilkes
This critique reflects the judge's opinion
based on what they saw on the day of the show.

Thank you to the Officers and Committee for their invitation to judge and their hospitality. Special thanks to Sally Duffin for her help when I was unexpectedly taken into hospital.

Minor Puppy Dog
1stQuingshui The Legacy BeginsVery confident puppy, who has a super head. He has a well made body with excellent bone and moves with drive and extension. Hope he has finished his growing.
2ndEssvana Lord Flash Heart at LacoralLovely baby at his first show. He has a very typical head and has good width to his body throughout and is well balanced. Nice extension on the move.

Puppy Dog
1stVirtulvilage Rebel Rising at MiraceyBP. Very mature puppy, who is nearing 12 months. He is a solid, well boned boy with good width of chest and rib. In fabulous coat and shown to perfection, looked a picture in the Puppy Group, where I was pleased to see him shortlisted.
2ndEssvana Lord Flash Heart at LacoralLovely baby at his first show. He has a very typical head and has good width to his body throughout and is well balanced. Nice extension on the move.

Junior Dog
1stGladmin Soweto Storm JWStrong b/w, beautiful head and eye, excellent bone, good length and spring of rib, well coupled. Excellent balance and moved with purpose.
2ndTa Maria Black Edition at Matsuba (Fin Imp)Another lovely youngster. Soft, yet masculine, expression. Good strong body, correctly constructed which showed in his effortless movement. Shown in beautiful coat.
3rdDaltricia Kwakwali JW ShCMGood sized boy, who is well balanced. He has good width at the front and rear and is well boned and bodied. Covered the ground well.

Yearling Dog
1stDaltricia Kwakwali JW ShCMGood sized boy, who is well balanced. He has good width at the front and rear and is well boned and bodied. Covered the ground well.
2ndSantosha Polar StarVery similar comments apply. He just needs his coat to finish to complete the picture.

Graduate Dog
1stJacquinta Lets Go Andy JWMy notes say “all boy”. He has a good head with such an arrogant expression. Well boned with well sprung ribs and his angulation allowed him to cover the ground without effort
2ndDaltricia Kwakwali JW ShCMGood sized boy, who is well balanced. He has good width at the front and rear and is well boned and bodied. Covered the ground well.

Post Graduate Dog
1stSantosha Sandy CoveG/W with a beautiful head and expression. He has dark expressive eyes and a good width of jaw. Well boned and bodied.

Limit Dog
1stCarlita Reason To Dream JWDCC Beautifully sized and balanced dog. He has a lovely head and melting expression. Well boned, bodied and his angulation allowed him to move around the ring with drive and style. Shown in fabulous coat. Delighted to award him his second CC.
2ndRossvale All About The BoyVery sound dog, typical of this kennel. Nice size with super head and oriental expression. Good bone and well muscled giving strong movement

Open Dog
1stCh. Weatsom Margarets Legacy for Quingshui JW ShCMRes DCC Has the most beautiful headpiece. He is a lovely size and has good angulation front and rear, beautifully balanced, in super coat and an easy mover.
2ndCh. Miracey Hotter Than Hell at Meilijo JWHas long been a favourite of mine and he gets better with age. Most beautiful and typical head and expression. Good height and length, well sprung ribs. Not putting in his best performance on the move today.

Veteran Dog
1stCh. Tansingh Double Jepardy (UK, Swe)10 years young and still a showman. He has a typical head and arrogant expression. Still in great condition with good bone and well balanced.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stMinfaa La CucarachaBeautiful baby girl and such a little madam too! She has a super head, lovely length of neck and is well angled front and rear, in lovely puppy coat. She moved well … when she decided to.
2ndMeilijo Magical MutooSolid gold. Pretty baby with nice proportions, she has a good sized head and her rib is a good width and length. Nicely balanced, low to ground.

Puppy Bitch
1stMarpalyn Super StarPretty G/W with a feminine head and expression. She has lovely balance and good width all through, she moved very well.
2ndChellanda Who’s That GirlSlightly larger, but still very feminine. She has good bone and a well made body, but is a little heavy on the shoulders. Moved well when settled

Junior Bitch
1stBishbow Summer BreezeBeautifully balanced b/w. All in proportion, good width throughout, well angulated and muscled which gave a driving movement. In beautiful coat, which finished the picture.
2ndTa Maria Royal Fantasy At Matsuba (Fin Imp)Smaller type with such a lovely head and sweet expression. Well constructed and very smooth and enthusiastic on the move.

Beginners Bitch
1stCarlita Time to Samba JWBeautifully shaped young lady, good substance and well ribbed up. Pretty, feminine head. Moved with drive and extension and at one with her handler. Best Special Beginner
2ndCavateena Whispering SandsAnother with a good head and typical expression. She is well made throughout and shown in good coat. Just not quite the balance of the winner.

Novice Bitch
1stMiracey Sea of Love for TilbeSolid black with a very appealing head and expression. Very well bodied with sufficient bone for her size. Moved well.
2ndTameron Miss Nina at MayofoxSmaller type than 1. Pretty girl, who is in proportion and nicely balanced. Needs coat to finish.

Yearling Bitch
1stRossvale Only In Dreams JWSolid gold with the most beautiful head and expression. She has good width in front and a lovely rib. Looked a picture standing and moved with total arrogance.
2ndCavateena Whispering SandsAnother with a good head and typical expression. She is well made throughout and shown in good coat. Just not quite the balance of the winner.

Graduate Bitch
1stCarlita Time to Samba JWBeautifully shaped young lady, good substance and well ribbed up. Pretty, feminine head. Moved with drive and extension and at one with her handler. Best Special Beginner

Post Graduate Bitch
1stPaliden Golden Future at MayofoxSolid gold with very pretty head. She has a sweet expression and expressive eyes. Good proportions, bone and substance. Would like a little more enthusiasm on the move.

Limit Bitch
1stAnyang Whispering BreezeRes BCC Very glamorous showgirl. Lovely head, with expressive eyes, nicely arched neck and well angulated front and rear. Moved well in the class, but less enthusiastic in the challenge.
2ndMinfaa PocahontasAgain a lovely bitch with beautiful balance. She has a very feminine head, well constructed body and good width throughout.

Open Bitch
1stCh. Rossvale Secret ObsessionBCC & BOB It is easy to see why this girl has won so well. She is an ideal size, and has lovely balance. Melting expression, well arched neck leading to a good shoulder, well sprung ribs and lovely rear angulation. She powered round the ring and defied me to ignore her! She gave another excellent performance in the group, where she was shortlisted.
2ndThaisu Desperate Housewife for KimevanVery pretty and arrogant young lady. Has a lovely outline and a well made body. Needs her coat to finish and would like a little more body.

Veteran Bitch
1stTansingh Angel and DemonThis lady certainly doesn’t look or act her 9 years. Younger full sister of my Veteran dog, she is as sound as a bell, has lovely balance and moved out with arrogance. At one with her handler.