Judge: KEITH NATHAN
CCs on offer
BEST OF BREED: LIEFKEES ADINA
BEST DOG: AUST CAN AM CH KEEZ KAUSE FOR KONCERN
RES. BEST DOG: CH KICHIGAI ONLY THE LONLEY
BEST BITCH: LIEFKEES ADINA
RES. BEST BITCH: CARASPITZ GOOD LUCK CHARM
BEST PUPPY: WINKLESTAR AURORA AT VALINDALE
MINOR PUPPY DOG – 1
1ST : PATTISON’S DOUBLE DIAMOND ELDA HARMA NAF
PUPPY DOG – 1
1ST : PATTISON’S DOUBLE DIAMOND ELDA HARMA NAF
JUNIOR DOG – NO ENTRIES
YEARLING DOG – 1
1ST : KERR’S STORM V KEES UIT DE POLDER’S (IMP NLD)
NOVICE DOG – 1
1ST : MURRAY’S FLATMEER FLIEGEND
POST GRADUATE DOG – 2
1ST : BRUNT’S DIVNYI DRUG DAR (IMP RUS)
2ND : LUSH’S EDNAARON MOON LIGHT
LIMIT DOG – 5, 1AB
1ST : PATTISON’S SERENAUBACH FULL OF WONDER
2ND : ROSE’S ROSSVALE ENDEAVOUR TO ESORKEES
3RD : MURRAY’S FLATMEER FLIGHTBERRY
4TH : LUSH’S EDNAARON MOON LIGHT
OPEN DOG – 5, 1AB
1ST : HICKSON’S CH KICHIGAI ONLY THE LONLEY
2ND : PECK’S KWAJONGEN HE’S A DANDY BYQUY
3RD : BRUNT’S ZANDVOORT MR BOND
4TH : CRAIG’S FLATMEER FLORISEL
VETERAN DOG – 1
1ST : ROGERS’ AUST CAN AM CH KEEZ KAUSE FOR KONCERN (IMP CAN)
MINOR PUPPY BITCH – 1
1ST : LEE & MATTHEWS’ WINKLESTAR AURORA AT VALINDALE
PUPPY BITCH – 2
1ST : BELL’S ALLFORUS ETERNAL FLAME
2ND : MARFLEET’S FLATMEER FLEURESCENT
JUNIOR BITCH – 2
1ST : GREGORY’S AMIKIRS LOVEALICIOUS
2ND : POTTS’ SHELDERON THE LEGAL EAGLE
YEARLING BITCH – 2
1ST : GREGORY’S AMIKIRS LOVEALICIOUS
2ND : MARFLEET’S BLUME VOM TAUBENGARTEN (IMP DEU)
NOVICE BITCH – NO ENTRIES
POST GRADUATE BITCH – 4
1ST : BRUNT’S ALMAZNYI ISTOCHNIK TROPICHESKAYA NOCH (IMP RUS)
2ND : PATTISON’S EASTKEES DIAMOND IN THE DUST
3RD : MARFLEET’S FLATMEER FLEUR DILLY
4TH : PALMER’S SHELDERON STELLA‘S SECRET
LIMIT BITCH – 5, 1AB
1ST : SAUNDERS’ LIEFKEES ADINA
2ND : PECK’S BYQUY STARMAKER
3RD : PATTISON’S EASTKEES PURPLE GEM
4TH : MCKEAN’S KICHIGAI IT TAKES TWO
OPEN BITCH – 4
1ST : KERR’S CARASPITZ GOOD LUCK CHARM
2ND : ROGERS’ AM CAN CH CEDARHILLS-SHAMROCK FOREIGN EXCHANGE AT KEEZ (IMP CAN)
3RD : MCKEAN’S KICHIGAI THIS GIRL IS MINE AT YAWREN
4TH : GATE’S CH LACETROM SHUNA SHCM
VETERAN BITCH – 4
1ST : DIVERS’ IR CH KICHIGAI RARE EDITION AT MURMANSK SHCM
2ND : MARFLEET’S FLATMEER FLEURETTE
3RD : GATE’S LACETROM CRUIVIE SHCM VW
4TH : BRUNT’S CH VANSTRAND QUANTUM OF SOLACE
The show was held in partnership with Darlington Championship Show on the 19th September 2021 held at Ripon Racecourse.
It was a great honour to be invited to judge here, and I had a lot of pleasure in finding the bitch Liefkees Adina for best in show, best puppy was from minor puppy, Winklestar Aurora at Valindale and best veteran the 11 year old male Ch Keezs Kause for Koncern Chof Rn who also was reserve best in show.
A good day with a lovely atmosphere and even the weather behaved.
I need to comment on how heads have changed over the years with many muzzles being too short in comparison with the skull and whilst still being a wedge not meeting the breed standard.
Most coats are far removed from the standard, having no harsh texture, soft and long, again this is not too the breed standard, I realise that this is the trend but I just have to have a moan about it.
Still got the same old problem with front movement either pinning or rotating a leg.
Minor Puppy Dog (1) 1 Pattisons, Double Diamond Elda Harma Naf. Just over 6 months, just about right for size, excellent expression with correctly shaped, dark eye. well placed, dark ears of good shape. Sound both ways, super topline and tailset. Very promising baby.
Puppy Dog (1) 1 Pattisons, Double Diamond Elda Harma Naf.
Yearling Dog (1) 1 Storm V Kees Uit de Polders (imp NLD) Well balanced dog of good size, compact build, just a little shorter in muzzle than I would prefer. Correct stop, well placed ear. Neat cat feet. Loved his coat colour with correct undercoat, black tip to his tail. Still needs time.
Novice Dog (1) 1 Flatmeir Fliegend Just right for size, dark grey coat with black tips, compact and well balanced overall. Shame that his ears are quite wide apart. A little unsteady in front but the angles are fine. Good topline, well set tail with a black tip. Sound, well made rear.
Post Graduate Dog (2) 1 Divnyi Drug Dar (imp RUS) Very attractive standing with good neck, topline and tailset, Good dark coat with harness markings, well balanced. Lovely, dark, almond shaped eye, obliquely set with pencilling. Correct, ivy leaf shaped ears. Correct front and rear angles, he could benefit from a bit more body. 2 Ednaaron Moon Light Loved his colour, he is good for size and proportions. Attractive head, dark muzzle. Well set dark eye, with spectacles. A touch unsteady in front, sound rear. Correct topline , well set tail
Limit Dog (5) 1 Serenaubach Full of Wonder Really good coat of good texture, well marked, not quite as compact as I would like, really good neck with good ruff, quite well balanced in skull and muzzle with a glorious eye and expression. Neat, dark ears. Strong rib, well angled front and rear. Sound behind. 2 Rossvale Endeavour for Esorkees Spot on for size and nicely compact. Correct neck and topline. Very attractive head with correct, dark, almond shaped eye. Good quality coat with harness markings, well set tail. Sound in the rear just messing about in front, a shame because he is a lovely dog. 3 Flatmeer Flightberry Really handsome head with a super, dark , expressive eyes, correct ears. Good ruff, coat has harness markings, neat feet. Unsettled front and rear but good for size and balance. Looks as though some more training would help.
Open Dog (5) A good class with stiff competition 1 Ch. Kichigai only the Lonely. He is quite a picture, right for size, dark, well marked coat, super neck and silver grey ruff .Quite compact with well set tail. Beautiful head, eye and ear with good pencilling. A pleasure to go over, correct topline, strong bone and tight feet, Well made rib, Well muscled sound rear, brisk on the move. Res C.C 2 Kwajongen he’s a Dandy Byquy. He has a beautiful eye and expression, well defined spectacles. compact overall shape, really good neck and topline but today lacking the depth of colour of the winner. He is really well put together and has good bone and neat feet. Well muscled, sound rear. 3 Zandvoort Mr Bond Shame that he is really out of coat today but what is there is of correct colour, good looking dog with attractive head. Nicely muscled. Quite stylish.
Veteran Dog (1)1 Ch. Keez Kause for Koncern Chof Rn (imp Can) A picture standing. Just right for size, compact overall, short, strong loin. Correct neck, with good ruff, in full coat, not really harsh. Strong, level topline with correct tailset. Handsome head with well set, dark, almond eye, good pencilling. Correct, moderate angles front and rear. Sound and stylish on the move. C.C
Minor Puppy Bitch (1) 1 Winklestar Aurora at Valindale She got to be best puppy in show and no wonder, she is such a pretty puppy, quite balanced in skull and muzzle with the correct wedge, yet feminine head. Really well placed, dark, almond eye. Loved her neck, topline and outline with correct tail. Neat catlike feet, well shaped and correct depth of rib. Sound and brisk. One to watch.
Puppy Bitch (2) 1 Allforus Eternal Flame Lovely eye shape and colour well placed in a feminine head good pencilling, ears not too far apart but just a shade big. Nicely arched neck. Correct, moderate angles. Just a touch lengthy in body. Correct, all shades of grey coat with black tips. Quite stylish on the move. 2 Flatmeer Fleurescent Best coat texture so far today although out of coat, it is of good colour and well marked. Very attractive, feminine head, well placed ears. Satisfying in front and rear angles, well muscled, and just unsteady on the move today.
Junior Bitch (2) 1 Amikirs Lovealicious Very attractive picture overall, coat is of good, dark, colour with harness markings and dense ruff around a nicely arched neck. Strong topline and well set tail. Scores on the move and is sound front and rear. Feminine head with dark muzzle and excellent eye. So well put together front and rear, Must come to the top soon. 2 Shelderon The Legal Eagle A shame that she was unsteady in front today because she has so much to offer, really attractive, feminine head with correct, dark, almond eye, good colour jacket pleasing angles. Compact build.
Yearling Bitch (2) 1 Amikirs Lovealicious 2 Blume Vom Taubengarten (imp Deu) Fairly well balanced in skull and muzzle, really well placed, dark eye giving her a very pretty expression. Ears are just a touch big. Well arched neck, compact body. coat is all shades of grey with black tips and harness markings. Sound in the rear, unsteady in front. Neat feet.
Post Graduate Bitch (4) Close decisions between these first three 1 Almazni Istochnik Tropicheskaya Noch (imp rus) She is of correct size and nicely compact, beautiful, feminine head, arched neck and good topline, she makes a good picture with her dark coat and harness markings, although she may be just about to loose it. Scores on her front and rear angles and brisk movement. 2 Shelderon Stella’s Secret. Very pretty head, loved her eye and expression, she is right for size just not quite as compact as the winner. Good strong topline, well shaped rib and well set tail with black tip. She has a good, dark coat but again with the rust looks like she is about to change it. Sound rear, down a little on her pasterns. 3 Flatmeer Fleur Dilly. Quite a harsh coat texture of good colour with black tips, A shade big for me and not quite compact. Where she does score is in her beautiful eye shape, colour and expression. Correct, moderate angles front and rear. Good bone and quite neat feet. Correct shape and depth of rib. Stylish on the move.
Limit Bitch(5) 1 Liefkees Adina For me the thrill of the day, this bitch is so right from every angle and is really outstanding on the move, sound, brisk and really eye catching. I loved her balanced skull and muzzle with obliquely set, dark, almond eyes and neat ivy leaf ears. She has a well arched neck, good silver grey ruff and good topline, she is a delight to go over just right for body, compact and well muscled. Really tight, cat feet. Black tip to her tail. The icing on the cake was a good, harsh jacket. C.C which I understand is her second. Then finally Best in Show won by her outstanding movement. 2 Byquy Starmaker. Another very lovely bitch, very feminine and correct for size and balance, Not quite back into coat and therefore, though all shades of grey, not having the black tips today. She has a super eye and expression, well constructed front, strong rear great neck and topline, sound both ways but a bit down on her pasterns. Sure that she will come to the fore. 3 Eastkees Purple Gem She is just right for size, and has a short loin. Very pretty bitch with dark mask and lovely expression, Good coat, black tips, well marked looks a picture standing but just decided to play up on the move today.
Open Bitch (4)1 Caraspitz Good Luck Charm Quite a picture standing with her arched neck, good ruff, correct topline compact body and well set tail all finished with a coat of good colour which was well marked. She has a very attractive, feminine head, good spectacles, dark eyes, well shaped. So well put together and well muscled. She was sound both ways, really loved her. Res C.C 2 Am Can Gr Ch Cedarhills-Shamrock Foreign Exchange at Keez (imp Can) Strikingly pretty bitch with good neck and topline, correct, well sloped shoulders, just a shade down in pastern but not settled in front today. Correct rib, sound and well made rear with well set, black tipped tail. Quite stylish on the move in good coat. 3 Kichigai This Girl is Mine at Yawren Really pretty bitch with lovely, dark, almond shaped eye and good spectacles. Slightly longer than compact. Black tips to the coat and well marked. Good topline but unsteady front and rear today.
Veteran Bitch (4) 1 Ir. Ch. Kichigai Rare Edition at Murmansk ShCm Really feminine head with a dark, well shaped and placed eye, correct, well arched neck with a good ruff, good, strong topline nicely sound when she settled, Good bone in full coat, well marked and of fair texture. Quality bitch 2 Flatmeer Fleurette Very attractive head with pretty expression and nice pencilling. Good size and compact. Arched neck and good topline, well bodied and muscled Sound rear. Good feet. 3 Lacetrom Cruivie SHCM VW Very attractive feminine head with nice dark eye, just a bit shorter in neck but has a good topline and tailset. Sound in the rear and quite stylish on the move has correct angles, good bone and feet. Good harness.