Lichfield CS Open 17 Judge's Critique
Lichfield CS Open 17
LICHFIELD CANINE SOCIETY OPEN SHOW 28JAN17 – AIREDALE TERRIERS
I would like to thank the committee for the invitation to judge and for their hospitality. Thanks also to the exhibitors for entering and allowing me to go over their dogs. It is greatly appreciated and I thoroughly enjoyed my day.
Junior (4, 1A)
1 Keays' JAYMITCH ZEE ONE AND ONLY Feminine young bitch, just out of puppy with a lovely outline. Balanced head with dark eye and well set ears. Keen expression. Good neck into well laid back shoulders. Straight front. Ribs well sprung for age with good depth of chest. Short level back. Tail on top. Good angulation. Moved well and with purpose. Showed with confidence in the class. In harsh coat.
2 Edington-Hall's WENDAIRE KISSED BY AN ANGEL Another lovely young bitch with a very mature look to her and shown in excellent coat. Good length of head, good eye and ear carriage giving lovely expression. Moderate length of neck into level topline. Short-coupled. Well set tail. Well muscled. Well angulated. I just preferred the outline of 1 and her movement on the day.
3 Nelsons' BUDDONWOOD TERRYS ALL GOLD
Post Graduate (1)
1 Edington-Hall's WENDAIRE KISSED BY AN ANGEL
1 Moules' DORAEMI ONE VISION Very feminine 18 month old bitch with a lovely outline and great ring presence. Lovely long lean balanced head with dark eye and well set ears. Excellent expression. Good reach of neck into well laid shoulders. Straight front. Short level back, topline held on the move. Enough spring of rib with good depth of chest. Well set tail with plenty behind. Well angulated. Moved well fore and aft with precision. On her toes all the time. In harsh coat. BOB and pleased to hear she was awarded G2 later on in the day.
2 Hampton & Hall's MULIEBRITY HARMONY Another very confident bitch with lots to like about her. Head of good proportions with nicely carried ears and the darkest of eyes. Great expression. Very square outline with lovely level topline. Ribs well sprung and chest of good depth. Great tailset. Well muscled. Good angulation. Good rear movement. Just preferred the head of 1 and her front movement on the day. RBOB.
3 Edington-Hall's WENDAIRE KISSED BY AN ANGEL