WCGB OPen show 2018

I was honoured to be asked to judge my breed and privileged to go over a significant number of quality dogs on this sunny spring day. Thanks to James Kelly for a smooth running show and all involved in organising and to my efficient ring helpers- Anthony, Jacob and Amelia Tagg.

Minor Puppy Dog (4.1)

1Snaith's Skilaki Move on Up To Bifonda

7months baby but has it all there. Well proportioned throughout.He moved freely and with good forward reach on well angled upper arm and shoulders. Lovely head and ears, ribs well back and short loin. BPD RBPIS

2 Reilly's Smilek How Deep is Your Love

Well boned 8 month dog We;ll proportioned head into clean neck and level topline Strong rearquarters good turn of stifle and hocks well let down. Shorter cast and not quite the reach of 1 on the move but held topline.

3 Burgess's Greyspirit Rockstar from Hantzburg


Puppy Dog (3.0)

1 Snaith's Skilaki Move On Up To Bifonda

2 Reilly's Smilek How Deep is Your Live

3 Burgess's Greyspirit Rockstar From Hantzburg


Junior Dog (6.0)

1 Palmer's Kalimor Claude At Parmelly

Balanced moderate medium sized young dog presented in hard condition. Beautifully proportioned head  and ears, good shoulders, chest and ribs into strong loin and rear. Tight feet, well let  down hocks. Moved freely with purpose.

2 Beagrie's Gunalt Audio

Lovely head, shoulders and front , strong pasterns. Good tailset off sloping croup. Shorter ribbed and longer loin than 1 not as co - ordinated on the move . Shown in lovely condition.

3 Phillip's Rivertone Rudolph

4 Mutlow's Braefell Goshawk

5 Bennett's Deifstock Dandini.


Yearling Dog (5.0)

1 Beagrie's Gunalt Claude

2 Phillip's Rivertone Rudolph

Masculine young dog , balanced head and good shoulders. Well sprung ribs, level topline into sloping croup. Strong rear quarters with good width of thigh and well muscled . Preferred the front of 1 Moved OK.

3 Mutlow's Braefell Goshawk

4 Bennett's Deifstock Dandini

5th Perry's Weipowa Luck and Load


Maiden Dog (2.0)

1Reilly's Smilek How Deep Is Yoir Love

2 Bennett's Deifstock Dandini  

Taller, masculine dog Good head and kind expression. Good forechest, ribs well back, strong thighs and well let down hocks. Good substane overall. Moved soundly.


 Novice Dog (3.0)

1 Beagrie's Gunalt Audio

2 Reilly's Smilek How Deep Is Your Love

3 Burgess's Greyspirit Rockstar to Hantzburg.


Graduate Dog (3.1)

1 Mutlow's Braefell Goshawk

Hansome head on this young dog, with correct length of ear . A little tall to length at the moment and needs to fill out but liked his shoulder and upper arm placement and length of rib to loin. Correct tail set Good feet and sweep of stifle moved freely

. 2 Perry's Weipowa Lock and Load

Well proportioned head with good ear Similarly needs to mature and broaden but good front angles and length of back, well let down hocks. Firm topline whih was held on the move. Not quite the width  of chest or sweep of stifle as 1 at this stage.



Post Graduate Dog (0.)


Limit Dog (5.0) Bussell's Teufel Devil's Advocate

Embodied the standard - medioum sized balanced moderate but with substance. Nothing overdone but all there in correct proportions. Masculine head withgood stop, flews and ears and kind expression. Well laid shoulders, correct length and angle of upper arm , good width and depth of chest. Brisket down to elbows and well sprung ribs going well back into short firm loin. Moderate tuck up. Strong sweep of stifle and well let down hocks. Moved parallel coming and going with good reach and drive. Presented in hard condition and a shimmering metalloic sheen on his coat . Fit for function and showing his socks off. BD & BOB

. 2 Snaith's Skilaki SuprFly To Bifonda JW

Medium sized dog with good proportions Lovely head and clean neck. Good length of back and rib, well sprung .correct moderate tuck up and well let down hocks and good feet Moved freely.

3 Stoke's Khamsynn Coast To Coast at Wipfel

4 Burgess's Nemrac Invictus

5 Mercurri's Weipowa Imperium (AI)



Open Dog (7.0)

1 Palmer's Kalimor Quartz to Parmelly JW ShCm

Moderate medium sized dog of substance. Classic head and ears , clean neck and strong forechest , well placed shoulders, tight elbows. Not too long on the leg, strong pasterns. Well sprung deep ribcage laying well back. Short strong loin and sloping croup with correct tailset. Good width of thigh and sweep of stifle and well let down hocks. Poweful free movement Shown in fit condition.

2 Rayner & Maskell's Sh Ch Gunakt Academy of Raysrans JW Sh Cm

Fit dog of a different stamp, bigger overall than 1 but balanced with clean outline and good bone. Good front assembly and strong topline Moderate tuck up ribs well sprung and laid back into firm loin. Strong rear quarters Moved well.

3 Brown & Filby's Desjiem American Pie JW Sh Cm

4 Hill's Sh Ch Weipowa Hot To Hunt JW

5 Int Ch Ch /NI Ch Deifstok Dandee Red Sh Cm

Special Breeders Dog (1.0)

 Brown & Filby Desjiem American Pie JW SH Cm

Strong medium sized dog. Lovely head  into clean neck, well placed shoulders and upper arm Strong pasterns Good angles all through and presented in fit condition Moved OK

Veteran Dog (1.1)



Special Field Trial Dog (0.0)



Special Working Dog (2.0)

1 Burgess' Gunalt Rock Out With Hantzburg Sh Cm

Balanced dog Handsome head with good flews, ears and clean neck. Good chest without being overdone . Ribcage well back into strong loin and well muscled rear with good width of thigh Held topline level on the move

 2 Plisko's Caelestris Weim Arttis (ATC AU1014HUND)

Medium sized , heavier boned workmanlike dog. Masculine head clean neck into good shoulders. Well off for forechest Strong pasterns , good thighs and well let down hocks. A little long coupled , affecting topline. Moved well with drive but a little wide in front. Presented in the fittest of condition.



Special Beginners Dog (1.1)


Special Open Longhair Dog (0.0)  


 Minor Puppy Bitch (2.0)

1Thrasivoulous's Skilaki Born To Move

 7 months typey baby has everything already in the right place. Moderate and balanced proportions throughout with substance while being feminine . Correct length to height proportions. Sweet expression , lovely head and ears, good shoulders, front angles and chest.Level topline into sloping croup and correct tailset. Correct sweep of stifle and well let down hocks, pipped  her brother in the challenge. Moved freely and with drive BPB & BPIS

2. Mathews's Silvermews Shiomi

 Taller and rangier 9 month old with good shoulder placement. Feminine head with excellent length of ear.Lovely topline into sloping croup and tailset. Correctr rib to loin ratio. Lovely tight feet. Not quite the front and rear angles of 1. Correct parallel movement coming and going.


Puppy Bitch (4.0)

1 Thrasivoulous' Skilaki Born to Move

2 Trurner's Minstergate Call For Rockleyan

12months moderate bitch , well off for bone but still feminine . Lovely head and expression and amber eyes developing. Well placed shoulders, good chest pasterns and feet. Strong loin and rear quarters with good width of thigh and sweep of stifle. Made herself look a little square on the stack but relaxed on the move and covered the gound with drive Presented in well muscled condition.

3 Finch's Silberliss Summer Song of Love

4 Redman & Shackell's Sireva Sorento  #


 Junior bitch (4.0)

1 Sayer & Wallwork's Braefell Firecrest

Still got some bodying up to do but really liked the stamp of this 15 month old bitch. Good proportions all round and with substance. Feminine head , good length of ear with correct folds, pronounced occiput into strong clean neck. Good front well laid shoulders. Correct length of back, sloping croup and tailset. Strong pasterns, hocks and feet. Good width of thigh. Moved freely and presented in fit condition.

2 Hill's Weipowa Winnie Winchester

Taller but still well proportioned and with substance . Good forechest and clean neck . Good length of back, firm topline, sloping croup and good tailset.Stromg hind quarters and lovely tight arched feet. Well presented in muscled condition , the coat with a metallic sheen. Moved with purpose but not as true as 1 today.

3 Thorne's Mabanika Code

4 Pearman-Brittain's Weipowa A Shot In The Dark at Britmans.


 Yearling Bitch (5.0)

1 Sayer & Wallwork's Braefell Firecrest 2 Cooper's Deifstock  Star JW

More compact, workmanlike bitch with good bone and muscle. Feminine well proportioned head with good flews, stop and ears into a clean neck. Correct  length of shoulder and good forechest. Strong pasterns and sweep of stifle on good hocks and feet. Moved with purpose, holding topline.

3 Hill's Weipowa Winnie Winchester

4 Thorne's Mabanika Code

5 McDowell & Rutland's Sireva Hotline to Khamsynn.JW



Maiden Bitch  (4.1)

1 Mathews' Silvermews Shiomi

2 Finch's Silberliss Summer of Love

Substantial 10month bitch presented in fit condition with metallic sheen to her coat. Decent head of good proportions, stop, and ears into clean neck. Good forechest. Strong rear quarters with correct tailset off sloping croup, good width of thigh and sweep of stifle on to well let down hocks. Tight feet. Not the spring of rib of 1 at the moment. Moved well.

3 Pearman- Britain's Weipowa A Shot In The Dark

4 Dennis' Liddlycleve Lacy.



Novice Bitch  (5.1)  1 Matthews' Silvermews Shiomi

2 Finch's Silberliss Summer of Love

3 Pearman- Brittain's Weipows A Shot in The Dark at Britmans

4 Dennis' Liddycleve Lacy


Graduate Bitch (3.0)

1 Sayer & Wallwork's Braefell Firecrest

2 Morris' Kalimor Lily

Feminine, more compact well boned bitch. Beautifully proportioned classic head Correct depth of flew, and long lobular ears, prominent occiput into strong clean neck and lovely lay of shoulder. Plenty of heartroom , correct leg to withers ratio and good pasterns and standing on tight feet. Clean outline, held topline firmly on the move.

3 Hill's Weipiowa Winnie Winchester.


Post Graduate Bitch (8.0)

1 Reilly Rayner & Maskell 's Smilek Eyes of Silver JW

Smart well balanced  bitch with pretty head, correct flews and ear into long, clean neck and well laid shoulders. Good forechest , well sprung ribcage and laid well back into strong short loin. Level topline, held on the move. Well presented in good condition.

2 Holt's Meinweg Christmas Fuddle

Mature looking medium sized workmanlike bitch. Moderate in all departments but with enough substance. A classic head with a deep amber eye.. Good front angles, ribs well laid back, good stifles, pasterns and hocks. Moved positively with true parallel movement coming and going

.3 Robson's Kalimor Armani at Robricci JW

4 Thrasivoulous' Skilaki It's de Lovely JW

5 Passmore's Weipowa Revival (AI)


Limit BItch (2.1) 1 Reads' Whitecross Remembrance

Longhaired bitch in good coat presenting  a well proportioned outline. Correct length of back into sloping croup, correct tailset and strong hindquarters. Good shoulder and stifle angles. Would prefer more width of chest . Moved freely holding topline level but not as true coming and going.


Open Bitch (7.3) 1 Sayer & Wallwork's Sh Ch Astrazone Avocet ToBraefell JW Sh Cm

Typey medium sized bitch . Well constructed throughout . Balanced head and good ears and neck. Correct front assembly . Firm and straight topline, ribs well laid back and strong short loin. Moved freely with drive on strong legs and feet. A balanced picture , shown in fit condition. BB RBIS  BOS

2 Morris' Sh Ch Kalimor Ruby JW

Shorter cast medium sized feninine bitch. Artistocratic head strong neck into good shoulders and chest. Well sprung ribcage. Strong pasterns, good sweep of stifle and well let down hocks. With metallic sheen on her oat. Moved with purpose.

3 Robson's Sh CH Nemrac Connie at Robricci JW Sh Cm

4 Finch's INT Sh Ch/NL Ch Silvestre Last Tango WithSilberliss JW.



Special Breeders Bitch (5.0)

1 Holt's Meinweg Christmas Fuddle

2 Sayer & Wallwork's Braefell Firecrest

3 Trasivoulous Skilaki Born To Move

4 Brown & Filby's Dorris Morris

5 Finch's Silberliss Summer Love



Veteran Bitch (9.1) 1 Burgess' Sh Ch Kalimor Nailah At Nemrac

8yrs old larger bitch but everything proportioned nothing overdone. Loved her noble head with correct amber eye , prominent occiput and long folded ears. Strong front , ribcage, loin and rear quarters. Correct sloping croup and tailset. Standing on good feet and legs. Lovely outline , moved effortlessly holding topline BVIS

2 Rayner's Sh Ch Gunalt The Look At Raystans

Similar aged bitch, different type presenting smart outline. Lovely head , strong and long neck, into excellent shoulders. Good front assembly and leg to withers ratio. Good length of back. Preferred shorter coupling of 1 Moved well

3 Morris' Sh Ch Kalimor Casey JW

4 Dennis ' Morganna My Angel.

5 Stokes' Grandahay Hebe Lemon Quartz.


Special Field Trial Bitch (2.1) 1 Smith's Meinweg Winter Storm

7 year old medium sized and moderate bitch . Enough bone but still feminine. Lovely amber eye. Well proportioned and good angles all through. Good length of back, strong loin over correct pasterns and moderate stifles with well let down hocks. Workmanloke mover covering her ground effortlessly.


Special Wiorking Bitch (3.0)

1 Hill's Weipowa Rising Star (AI) JW

Balanced bitch presenting a picture of power and elegance. Lovely head and neck into well made front. Well sprung ribcage, laid bak into strong loin. Well muscled hindquarters , sloping croup and good width of thigh. Strong well boned legs. Positive and correct parallel movement to and fro.. Vey together picture  Presented in fit condition. RBB

2 Deifstock Ducatti Demon JW

More compact , well off for bone and a lovely outline. Good head with lovely amber eye. Good shoulders and length of back. Well sprung ribs. Correct strong pasterns, good sweep of stifle and well let down hocks. Moved well

3 Smith's Meinweh Winter Storm.


Special Beginners Bitch (0.0)


Special Longhair Bitch (3.1)

1 Read's Whitecross Remberance

2 Read's Longtails Beretta by Whitecross

Not as happy in the ring as 1  compacting her propprtions . Correct length of leg to height ratio. Good length of shoulder, well sprung deep ribcage. Correct sloping croup and tailset, strong pasterns. Characteristic feathering on close dense coat. Held topline on the move.


President's Trophy Dog or Bitch (2.1)

1 Finch's Silberliss Summer of Love.



President's Trophy OpenDog or Bitch (1.0)

1 Dennis' Liddycleve Lacy

3yr old pale bitch , clean outline with good length of back and moderate tuck up. Feminine head, good length of ear, clean neck and well laid shoulders. Correct sloping croup and tailset. A bit long on the leg and hock but adequate turn of stifle and moved out well.


 Brace Dog or Bitch (2.1)

1 Dennis' Liddycleve Lacey & Morganna My Angel Looked well together despite the difference in age 3 and 11 years respectively Similar heads , heights, colour and proportions. Moved out smartly on well boned legs. Both in good condition and well handled.


Open Dog or Bitch  

1 Clarke's Sh Ch Sireva Crackerjack at Coastedge JW Sh Cm

 Masculine but not coarse well balanced all through Lovely amber eye and kind expression. Clean long neck, good fore chest and spring of rib. Good bone . Covered the ground with power, driving from correctly angulated stifles and well let down hocks . Shown in hard condition.

2 Morris' Kalimor Ruby JW

Beautiful head on this moderately sized bitch, with correctly set long lobular ears. Straight front , good width of chest and well  angulated front assembly. Good length of rib, short coupled with strong loin., sloping croup and good width of thigh. Strong rear end Positive on the move holding topline well.


Judge Suzi Burton (Trubon)