PYRENEAN C OF SCOTLAND Open Show 2015

Judge  ERNIE PATERSON

Not a large entry but I enjoyed my day with this breed, the exhibits are a sporting bunch & the Club was most welcoming.

BIS was Moffat & Holmes' Simencelli via Kyleca, very feminine but with substance, lovely head & pigment, would prefer tighter eye but has excellent bone & feet, good shoulders, topline & quarters, very good mover fore & aft & profile; RBIS, Holmes' Slick As A Whistle, lovely outline, excellent bone & feet. Scores for head & expression. Firm body with good topline & tailset. Good reach & drive on the move; BP, Daveangelís Reddest Ruby, young bitch of 10 months, tall & needs more substance at the moment, but she has time. She handles well & is clean in neck & shoulder. Her handler needs to get better control of her if she is to realise her potential; RBD, Gillandant Sensationalist, mature dog with good head pattern & expression, overall balance to body was very good. Had good reach & drive & looked good in profile; RBB, the veteran, Gillandant Crystal Fantasy, excellent pigment & expression, very good shoulders & front where she scores over the others. Firm topline with enough angulation. Went well out & back. The only other winner was Alstrax Blaze Of Glory for Lisjovin, very glamorous & lots to like particularly in head & expression, though eye could be slightly better shape. Is rather wide in front but moves very soundly.