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Full Critique for City of Birmingham 2019

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

A really lovely entry to run the rule over. Although mixed, the winners I felt stood out today. Breeders should be careful when selecting their future breeding stock. The correct detention has always been a topic of controversy. There were some exhibits with completely incorrect bites. That standard says slightly undershot, or level. That does not mean very undershot, or wry mouths permitted. Other faults were weak fronts and weaving action. Some too long cast in body and not carrying tails to advantage. Of course, the head, the correct chrysanthemum head, personifies the breed as special. The movement also, such a special feature of this breed. I seem to have eulogised the breed as I found it today, but there were some outstanding exhibits. Also, a number of really exciting puppies, I remember the Greenmoss, which were of the highest quality, and the smaller mould. So pleased that a number featured well amongst the winners. Presentation on the whole, just right. Not hairspray jobs, as one is used to when judging overseas. I was extremely happy with my main winners. All a credit to the breed. As I have given an overall summary on the breed, my notes on individual winners is fairly brief. Many thanks to our hard working steward, who helped to get the BOB in the Group in time.

Minor Puppy Dog
1stMayofox MatisseGood head, generally pleasing, but was suddenly spooked. Will have a better day I am sure.

Puppy Dog
1stMifcahs The King And IGood broad nostrils, loved his aristocratic bearing and tail carriage, sound mover has the essentials to finish well.
2ndDaltricia Jamie LeeNot the easiest of colours, good dog to go over, will make excellent competition.

Junior Dog
1stDebeaux Having A BallBlack, lovely, arrogant air, moving with style.
2ndPrins Big Treasure Heniwo’s With Fairlou (ImpIn a smaller mould, but he has many excellent qualities, good mouth. Much to recommend.

Graduate Dog
1stJadoremy Red Bounty ForeverBroad nostrils, pleasing mouth.
2ndKezang Golden IdolGreat quality in a smaller mould, but so correct in breed type.

Post Graduate Dog
1stTiziano SerenissimaGood head, eye and mouth.
2ndMiracey Son of A Preacher Man for MatshaSo pretty, excellent head, good tail carriage.

Limit Dog
1stKeytor The Jazz SingerA dog always in the top flight. Covers ground well. Loved his style and tail carriage.
2ndMiddletune Wildest CharmerHeavier in build, grand head and eye.

Open Dog
1stCh. Miracey Zero HourDCC and BOB. Out of the top drawer. Stood out in this class. Great head and eye well balanced, excellent coat, moving soundly and with that special movement associated with the breed. A real pleasure to judge such a lovely dog.
2ndCh. Carlita Reason To Dream JWSmaller type and so correct. Could easily gain his title.

Veteran Dog
1stCh. Cremefern Sweet Talkin Guy JW ShCMBV, in very good order for a veteran. Front could be tighter. Looked the winner, dentition could be better.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stWharfeview She’s Eye CandySo sound, excellent tail, carries herself well.
2ndCarlita Promise To LoveTime. Very raw, plenty of time for this one.

Puppy Bitch
1stMifcahs A Star Is BornA real star, aptly named. BP and Res CC. She knows just how good she is with her make shape, type and moving around like the young aristocrat she is.
2ndSuzitzu Lady Maria For CasamaysThis one has time to firm up.

Junior Bitch
1stQuingshui Aurora RisingHigh class. Ticks all the boxes.
2ndMatsha That’s Amore At SnugglebrookExcellent win, in this high quality class.

Graduate Bitch
1stCedarhythe Rumours Darlin At KengaiSmall neat, great quality, perfect mouth.
2ndLyndatzu Que Sah Rah JWBigger build, needs to firm in front.

Post Graduate Bitch
1stZeeva ZafirahExcellent broad nostrils, pleasing head and eye.
2ndPeekin Miss Jazz Ming-TuNeeds to firm in front action.

Limit Bitch
1stCh. Zeeva Reflections JWBCC. Champion today I hear. Quite outstanding. I rate her as highly as the BOB Dog. On the day, the male looked the stallion he is, and that carried the day.
2ndSantosha Cherry Brandy At MiraceyClose up, same excellent type all through.

Veteran Bitch
1stJimsamroblee Miss HonaluluEnjoying her day out but her years beginning to show.