Photo: Kay Woodward

I had plenty of good dogs. Some a bit short on leg and a few sloping toplines troubled me. Rears quite good and generally movement is better than many breeds.

Class 1830 MPD (4 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 8259 LOCKHART Mrs V Chetruda Secret Asset
Lovely type of dog showing lots of promise. Masculine head, lovely eye and expression, nice chiselling. lengthy neck, well laid shoulder, needs to fill in front and tighten in elbow, super body, level topline, very good rear, lovely legs and feet, typy mover. BP.
2nd: 8262 MCGOVERN Mrs F Baxbalach Rumour Has It
Well made dog with super legs and feet, eyes can tighten, strong neck, well ribbed, good chest, needs to grow into his hind angulation and has a tendency to slope in topline, lovely low hocks, typical mover.
3rd: 8261 MACLEAY Mrs H & Mr S Bordacity By Request At Potrail

Class 1831 PD (4 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 8223 CLARKE, Mrs C L & VAREY Mrs J M Beaters Baron With Tigerrock
Nice type of pup, just a bit better in head and eye than second. Masculine head, correct flews, lengthy neck, well made front, correct body for age, well ribbed and short loin, topline slopes slightly, well made rear, low hocks, true out and back.
2nd: 8262 MCGOVERN Mrs F Baxbalach Rumour Has It
3rd: 8221 BARNETT Mr & Mrs P Glenbrows Had To Be

Class 1832 JD (3 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 8241 GRAHAM, Mr T & LAWLER, Mr G & GRAHAM Roqfolly For Your Eyes Only At Nyliram
Masculine dog, square outline, pleasing head, correct stop, good neck, slightly forward in shoulder and lifts his front too high on the move, well ribbed, short loin, correct turn of stifle, topline slipes slightly, deep feet.
2nd: 8257 LILLIE Mr & Mrs J M Eastriding Cavalli at Freeway
Very happy dog, square outline, lengthy head, lovely eyes, correct stop and fluting, strong neck, shoulder blade is short and he also lifts his front legs too high, chest can still deepen, short loin, very good rear.

Class 1833 YD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 8234 EASTWOOD, Ms D & LAWLER Mr G Roqfolly Hugo Drax
Masculine head, correct muzzle depth and length, nice stop, enough neck, fair front, well sprung ribs, short loin, enough hind angulation, true out and back but topline slopes on the move.

Class 1834 PGD (6 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 8255 LARGE Miss S D Meadowdale Riot Is Madaza
Very good type masculine dog, best mover in the class, lengthy well balanced head, correct eye and expression, enough neck, well made front, well filled chest, super spring of rib, firm and level topline, pleasing rear. RCC.
2nd: 8288 WILDSMITH Mrs M & Mr S Trimere Time Trail With Sandiebeck
Liked his head, best in this class, shame he is a bit throaty, good neck, well laid shoulder, deep chest, ribs go well back, well bent stifle, just a bit soft in muscle and topline slackened slightly. A very good typle.
3rd: 8275 STEVENSON Mrs E & Mr R Gaolachcara Somhlth Sh.CM
Res: 8219 ADDISON Mr J Peasblossom Eclipse
VHC: 8253 JOYCE Mr N J & Mrs S L Shelcasrie Head Over Heels

Class 1835 LD (7 Entries) Abs: 3
1st: 8242 HAPPS Mrs A C Jorobaden Alderniti Of Emianna JW
Carrying rather too much weight. He is a very good type and has a lovely head, kind expression, correct fluting, flat skull, enough neck, could be slightly better in shoulder, grand body, firm and level topline, well made rear, true mover with typical stride.
2nd: 8256 LARGE Miss S D Mompesson Flawless Is Madaza
Very close up, not quite the head of first, would like better muzzle, eyes okay, correct neck, just a bit loaded in shoulder and feet could be better, strong topline, really throws front legs forward well, nice rear.
3rd: 8276 STEVENSON Mrs E & Mr R Gaolachcara Oghma Sh.CM
Res: 8258 LILLIE Mr & Mrs J M Tryhard Tempest at Freeway

Class 1836 OD (7 Entries) Abs: 3
1st: 8273 SMITH Mr R J Mistily's Golden Flash Over Melverly (Imp)
Really lovely springer. Super for type and looks good on the move with typical and powerful stride, like his head, maybe could have a bit more work in it, super neck, very good shoulder, could have a bit more chest and be a bit cleaner coming to, firm topline, super body, very good rear, nicely up on leg, CC
2nd: 8220 ALLEN, Mr A C & BOTT Mr R P Sh Ch Trimere Talking Point Of Allenie JW
Is in most terrific muscle and is so very true out and back, slightly round in skull, pleasing eye and expression, super neck, fairly well laid shoulder, super body and rib, firm and level topline, good turn of stifle, could be better in hock, handled so very well.
3rd: 8282 TRACZ Miss J J Meadowdale Alabama Slammer at Acregate Sh.CM
Res: 8279 TOPLISS Mrs T E Peasblossom Escape To Beresford JW

Class 1837 VD (4 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 8295 YOUNG Mrs E A Shelcasrie Flash Sh.CM
Very typy 11 year old in good form and moves very well, masculine head, could be cleaner in skull, strong neck, well laid shoulder, a bit forward in upper arm, holds firm topline.
2nd: 8232 DOWNWARD Mrs M C Sh Ch Reubens Silent Reflection JW
Very well presented, square in outline, rather moderate in his angulation, good topline and body.

Class 1838 MPB (4 Entries) Abs: 2
Two very lovely pups
1st: 8245 HIPGRAVE Mrs L Ternspringer Hamone
Took a while to settle, when she did her outline on the move is so good, feminine head of quality, good neck, well laid shoulder, super body, nice rear.
2nd: 8263 MCGOVERN Mrs F Baxbalach Here's Trouble
Also promising, just a bit rangy which is a good thing, lengthy head, good neck, just needs to come up on the leg slightly, super legs and feet.

Class 1839 PB (4 Entries) Abs: 2
Both tried to out bouncy the other.
1st: 8246 HIPGRAVE Mrs L Glenbrows Honesty
Very nice for type, feminine head but just a bit throaty, nice bone and feet, grand body, very good rear, tail carried just a bit high as yet.
2nd: 8263 MCGOVERN Mrs F Baxbalach Here's Trouble

Class 1840 JB (3 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 8226 CORBETT Mrs A E Trimere Tough Cookie
Lovely type of young bitch with super outline, feminine head of quality, good eye and expression, strong neck, well laid shoulder, feet could be tighter, grand body, level topline, correct rear, moves very well. RCC.
2nd: 8233 EASTWOOD Ms D Roqfolly Miss Moneypenny
Just slightly longer in back and a bit flat over the croup, looks very good in profile action, feminine head, super neck, balanced angulation, just needs to fill out.

Class 1841 YB (9 Entries) Abs: 3
1st: 8269 REYNOLDS Mr R & Mrs J Mompesson Royal Flush
Very good type of bitch, has a typical head, nice eye and expression, lovely skull and muzzle balance, correct neck, slightly forward in shoulder, level and strong topline, enough hind angulation.
2nd: 8280 TOPLISS Mrs T E Beresford Don't Tempt Me
Has a lovely head, lengthy crested neck, just a little long cast, topline ok, sound mover, deep feet.
3rd: 8229 CORBETT, Miss S J & WORTH Mrs C A Trimere Total Eclipse Over Sarabande
Res: 8235 ELLIOTT Mr J W & Mrs B O Allenie's Tears For Fears with Jonabar
VHC: 8230 CROUCHER, Mrs L & NEWLOVE Mrs C Calvdale All For You At Teignvalley

Class 1842 PGB (7 Entries) Abs: 4
Fairly even class
1st: 8264 MCGOVERN Mrs F Riselawroad Copacabana For Baxbalach
Best mover, true out and back and long cow stride in profile, feminine head, correct neck, well balanced in angulation, tight feet, well ribbed back and short loin, needs more muscle.
2nd: 8281 TOPLISS Mrs T E Peasblossom Hope For Beresford
Super head, long neck, better feet than third, deep chest, just a wee bit long in body for her height, low hocks.
3rd: 8248 HOLT, Ms K & HOLT Miss B Trimere Twist Of Fate At Bethryn

Class 1843 LB (7 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 8225 COKELL Mrs H Carlyquinn Classic Line JW
Lovely type bitch with super outline, feminine head, would prefer darker eyes, super neck, good front, firm and level topline, deep chest, tight feet, correct turn of stife, true mover with typical profile gait, very high quality, CC, BOB and G4.
2nd: 8227 CORBETT Mrs A E Trimere Touch Of Black
True out and back moving bitch, can just look a bit long at times, pleasing head with lovely eye and expression, firm topline, balanced angulation, low hocks, just needs to firm up.
3rd: 8277 STEVENSON Mrs E & Mr R Gaolachcara Cliodna JW Sh.CM
Res: 8254 JOYCE Mr N J & Mrs S L Shelcasrie Lovers Leap
VHC: 8296 YOUNG Mrs E A Shelcasrie Dancing Queen

Class 1844 OB (10 Entries) Abs: 5
1st: 8272 SAVELL Ms C P Petranella Just Perfick JW
Lovely shaped bitch who put all in in this class, feminine head, good neck, well laid shoulder, well ribbed, short loin, just a bit firmer in hock than second. Holds a level topline.
2nd: 8274 SMITH Mr R J Sh Ch Melverly Sophistique
Has a super outline, really good head, long neck, just a bit longer cast than 1st, and didn;t use her tail as well, tight feet, firm topline.
3rd: 8231 CUNLIFFE Mr G & Mrs J Sh Ch Ir Ch Calvdale My Girl Of Fallenleaf JW Sh.C
Res: 8247 HIPGRAVE Mrs L Ternspringer Melody

Class 1845 VB (2 Entries) Abs: 1