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Full Critique for Driffield 2021

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Judge : Steve Jones
This critique reflects the judge's opinion
based on what they saw on the day of the show.

I would like to thank the Officers and committee of Driffield Championship dog Show for their kind invitation to judge at this show, and to all the exhibitors for the lovely entry, and also to my two stewards for their excellent assistance.

Puppy Dog
1stCremefern Trigger A Storm At SymarajuCremefern Trigger A Storm At Symaraju, Lovely young male with nice wide mouth, good dentition and nice dark round eye, excellent movement keeping a level topline and good tail carriage, very worthy of his BPIB.
2ndDebeaux Matteo LorenzoAnother lovely young dog with a stunning outline, in good coat and well balanced tail carriage, very good movement keeping a level topline.

Junior Dog
1stAlchez After The StormA very nice B/W puppy very well balanced, good coat and tail set, good head furnishings and very sound movement showing good pad.
2ndBaccibo Truly Madley DeeplyVery nice young dog in excellent coat, good body and a level topline, nice head furnishing, beaten by the movement on 1 on the day.

Special Yearling Dog
1stSantosha The Winter Soldier At HoneyshuchunG/W with a nice large dark eyes, a good tail carriage making a well balanced outline, good body and sound movement.
2ndShihmali Solar FlareLovely head with a black mask, giving a super facial expression, in very good coat, solid movement keeping a good level topline.
3rdBaccibo Truly Madley DeeplyVery nice young dog in excellent coat, good body and a level topline, nice head furnishing, beaten by the movement on 1 on the day.

Post Graduate Dog
1stCedarhythe Majical DestinyB/W with a broad head, large dark eyes, good reach of neck and a good body with a level back, and quality movement.
2ndMayofox MatisseAnother lovely well balanced B/W in excellent coat, correct eye placement and good mouth, struggled a bit with his tail on the move, but did not deter from his overall excellent quality.

Limit Dog
1stSantosha DaybreakG/W with a Beautiful broad head, large dark eyes, good muzzle, giving an overall lovely expression, well laid shoulders and broad chest, good coat and correct tail carriage and good movement with a level topline, very worthy of his DCC and BOB.
2ndTa Maria Black Edition at Matsuba (Fin Imp)Absolutely stunning outline and beautifully presented in the ring, and did not disappoint on the table, excellent overall quality and in great coat, good sound movement and a level topline, I just preferred the overall head on 1. RDCC

Open Dog
1stCh. Yung Lo’s Always And Forever (Swe Dk)G/W with good head furnishings, shoulders well laid back, well coupled and in good body, in excellent coat and moved well.
2ndDaltricia Mondego JW ShCMSolid black and very well presented, lovely broad head and nice dark and well placed eyes, in superb coat, and very good movement.

Veteran Dog
1stTsantha Happy As Larry With HajenzaA lovely 10 year old male in fantastic coat, lovely head and expression, and still has the desire and presence to move soundly around the show ring, very worthy of his BVIB.

Puppy Bitch
1stZeeva Mirror ImageStunning eye catching puppy bitch with a lovely head and expression, in very good coat and excellent movement.
2ndSantosha SilhouetteA shaky start but grew in confidence as the class went on, a lovely head with nice large dark eyes, beautiful coat and tail carriage, and very good movement.

Junior Bitch
1stPeekin Hoi-Tee-Toi-Tee-TuA very nice G/W bitch with nice dark eyes making a lovely expression, in excellent coat and very good movement front and rear, showing good pad and keeping a level topline.
2ndShorestar Red AdoreVery well presented giving a lovely outline, nice head furnishings and good body, in good coat and moved well.

Special Yearling Bitch
1stRossvale Christmas StarA very nice G/W bitch with a lovely head, a good front and good body, in very good coat and moved well.
2ndPaliden Golden ShowersAnother lovely G/W bitch with nice dark eyes and a very good mouth, in good body with a level topline, very good coat and tail set, and good movement.

Post Graduate Bitch
1stRossvale’s Finnish ModelI have admired this young lady from outside the ring, and she certainly didn’t disappoint, she is well presented with a stunning eye-catching outline, she has a lovely head with a lovely expression, in very good coat and lovely tail set, very good movement front and rear keeping a level topline. RBCC.
2ndMarhilway Spirited EdgeVery nice bitch with good head furnishings, good body with a level topline, in very good coat and good tail set, and moved well showing good pad.

Limit Bitch
1stPeekin Miss Jive-Bunny-TuA lovely bitch who really showed her socks off today, a lovely head and expression, very well presented in excellent coat, well laid shoulders and good body, moved well, pushing out at the front, and showing good pad.
2ndDebeaux Sweet Chilli JWAnother lovely G/W bitch that I admire, very well balanced, lovely head and expression, excellent coat and tail set and very good movement.

Open Bitch
1stCh. Taydale Dancin In The Stars with CedarhytheEye catching B/W bitch, with nice head furnishings, good chest and body, very well presented in excellent coat, her movement is wonderful to watch, free flowing, with front legs reaching well forward and a wonderful drive at the rear showing good pad. BCC.
2ndRossvales Latest ModelAnother beautifully presented G/W bitch, lovely head and expression, very well balanced with a lovely coat and excellent tail set presenting a superb outline.

Veteran Bitch
2ndShihmali Mum’s The Word VWanother 10 year old, and again in wonderful coat, lovely feminine expression, I preferred the movement of 1 on the day.