Birmingham National

Staffordshire County Showground, 24th September 2021. Judge: Mr W Browne-Cole.

Thoroughly enjoyed judging the breed with an entry of 43. It was also pleasing to see many quality youngsters coming along for the future.


Dog CC & BOB Nicholson & Ness's Viking via Calmarlin
Reserve Dog CC Hume's Danchester's Vote Me To Win
Bitch CC Gregg's Dariant Quelle at Bambusa
Reserve Bitch CC Rolland's Dandiroyal Dream Maker
Best Puppy Allenby's Diddimont Luna Wuffgood
Best Veteran Jacka-Slater's Ch. Cloverwood Duchess May

Minor Puppy Dog 1st: Davies's Dandie Dream Call Me Winner
Very sound promising youngster, lovely temperament, pleasing head shape and eye, good body shape, should do well.

Junior Dog 1st: Fox & Cox's MyDan'd Look What I Found at Puddockswell
Good head with strong muzzle, correct topline and body condition, moved well going, needs to settle coming.

Postgraduate Dog 1st: Jacka-Slater's Partoncourt Song In Heaven
Liked his head shape and eyes, excellent front assembly, typy body, moved freely.
2nd: Bromley's Mishahda Just Like Dad
Pleasing head shape, in good condition and muscletone, just not quite so positive on the move today as first.

Limit Dog 1st: Webber's Lilyphanie Great Showman
Typy 3 yr old with good head proportions, correct ears, liked his body shape, just needs a jacket.
2nd: Poole's Hawkesmill Merlon
Pleasing head and eyes, ample neck, would prefer slightly more arch over loin, moved steadily.
3rd: Bromley's Mishahda Just Like Dad

Open Dog 1st: Nicholson & Ness's Viking via Calmarlin
Three yr old mustard with broad skull, well placed eyes, correct ears, good body shape but could have slightly more arch over loin on the move, excellent front and rear, in superb coat and condition and a pleasure to see him move to and fro. Pleased to hear this made him up.
2nd: Hume's Danchester's Vote Me To Win
Class act, gorgeous body and shape, in excellent coat and condition, lost out to first in movement on the day.
3rd: Fox's Puddockswell Hoodwink
Res: Bell's Reidswire Lord O'Liddesdale
VHC: France's Int Ch. Back To My Roots at Luna Caprese with Torbrae

Veteran Dog 1st: Bamber's Dentgate Mutuca Indicolite
Eight yr old pepper, pleasing head proportions, well set eyes, good front, moved well.
2nd: Booth's Ch. Borderstone Kingman for Lannia
Seven yr old in good body condition, good coat texture, not so positive as first in front movement.

Puppy Bitch 1st: Allenby's Diddimont Luna Wuffgood
Quality mustard pup. Loved her head and eyes, very promising body shape, excellent mover, should make up with ease when ready.
2nd: Karlsen's Diddimont Ginny Wren at Karezig
Another beautiful youngster with all the credentials, excellent mover going, just needs to settle coming.
3rd: Bell's Reidswire Lady Gaye

Junior Bitch 1st: Rolland's Dandiroyal Dream Maker
Quality pepper yearling with a bright future. Good head and eyes, excellent body shape, super front and rear, a pleasure to see her covering the ground, should make up.

Postgraduate Bitch 1st: Bromley's Mishahda Easter Bonnet
Two yr old mustard with pleasing head and eyes, typy body shape, moved well going.
2nd: Weaving's Dentgate Silk Threads
Typy head with pleasing eyes, for me body shape would improve with less coat and weight, moved well both ways.

Limit Bitch 1st: Gregg's Dariant Quelle at Bambusa
Very feminine top quality mustard, well proportioned head, strong muzzle, correct bite, loved her body shape, in good coat and condition, so sound and a pleasure to see her move. Should make up.
2nd: Thomas's Tymeirz Lulu Grace at Cumhath
Liked this mustart bitch, good make and shape that would look a lot better with a pound or two off. Loved her movement.
3rd: Bromley's Mishahda Easter Bonnet
Res: Weaving's Dentgate Silk Threads

Open Bitch 1st: Tinsley's Cloverwood The One And Only
Twenty mth old pepper in superb coat and condition, pleasing head with well set ears, typy body, correct angulations, covered the ground well, should do well.
2nd: Jacka-Slater's Ch. Cloverwood Duchess May
Seven yr old mustard with a super temperament. Loved her body shape, so sound both ways. Close decision with first. Very worthy champion.
3rd: Allenby's Wilmit Mildred Potter for Diddimont
Res: France's Miss Sophie di Luna Caprese at Torbrae
VHC: Thomas's Tymeirz Lulu Grace at Cumhath

Veteran Bitch 1st: Jacka-Slater's Ch. Cloverwood Duchess May