Riscmond Champ Show 2017

 

Judge  Mrs Liz Cartledge

 

Quite a hairy day, not only was it very windy, but many were moulting, leaving trails all over my navy blazer! I enjoyed the entry; temperaments, as always, were excellent. Type and size were more varied than I recall from previous appointments. 

PD (1) 1 Duffell's Ricaduffal Draco Star. 8 mths, good head and expression, kind eyes, full of goodwill, steady showman for one so young, sympathetically handled, strong body, excellent bone, moved well behind but needs to strengthen in front action. 

JD (1) 1 Downes & Downes' Rivergroves All The Right Moves Ii At Belshanmish. 15 mths, lovely young male, very together for his age, typical head, excellent pigment, well boned, clean, well presented coat, carried himself with dignity, nicely proportioned, calm and steady. 

PGD (2) 1 Reilly's Lisjovia Boris Bear Atr Darmaror. Well grown yearling but going through a teenage stage, pleasing head, good expression, already has a good mane, well muscled quarters, strong body, fit and well muscled, good movement going away but needs to firm up in front. 2 Holmes' Lisjovia Takahashi JW. 21 mths, calm, steady showman, well fitting coat, attractive head, broad chest, good overall, moved ok. Close up here. 

LD (5, 2) 1 Kenyon, Ward & Bermingham's Charibere Simply Magic At Chezanna JW ShCM. Two and a half yrs, moved with dignity holding his topline well, quality head, kind expression, good body and hindquarters, excellent coat, well handled. 2 Waters' Sketrick Ojo. Masculine and self confident, steady showman, moved quite well, clean coat, good bone and body. 3 Henson & Dearman's Shiresoak Nanook At Pyrekees. 

OD (8, 1) 1, CC & BOB, Nagrecha, Mattisson-Sandstrom & Sandstrom's Ch Viskalys My Way To Chandlimore (Imp). Two and a half yrs, classy male in amazing condition, lovely head, eyes and expression, great outline and proportions, carried himself with quiet dignity, excellent profile, perfectly handled, full of quality, beautiful. 2 & Res CC, Kenyon & Ward's Ch Charibere Simply Special At Chezanna JW ShCM. 5 yrs, handsome, fully mature male, very good bone and feet, broad chest, good length of back, masculine and self confident attitude, plenty of coat, well shown and handled. 3 Asher's Granchester Imoulou. 

PB (3) 1 & BP, Waters' Sketrick Purdita (ai). Well grown young lady of 9 mths, all quality head, lovely eyes and expression, well proportioned and bodied, moved well behind, room for improvement in front action, good coat, well presented. 2 Duffell's Ricaduffal Rock Star. Litter sister to PD winner, not as settled on the move as her brother, serious expression, good body and coat. 3 Wilcock's Penellcy Maid Of Honour. 

JB (2, 1) 1 Tadd's Kricarno Kornish Kontessa. 15 mths, attractive head, kind dark eyes, needs more coat and body to complete the picture, showed and moved ok when she remembered to concentrate! 

PGB (3, 1) 1 Carter's Casabear Moon Beam At Jumicar. 2 yrs, looked a shade short on the leg when posed, typical head and expression, plenty of coat and body, moved and showed steadily. 

LB (5 1) 1 Savage's Vi'skaly's Lilla My At Kington (Imp). 3 yrs, well proportioned, feminine head of quality, kind expression, good outline, held her topline going round, excellent body, well handled, went well. 2 Holmes' Lisjovia Kiyonari. 4 yrs, typy bitch with good head and eyes, excellent coat, bone and body, not moving as well in front as first, sympathetically handled. 3 Wilcock's Montimur Sweet Child Of Mine At Penellcy. 

OB (6, 1) 1 & CC, her third. Ford's Montimur Iris Of The Storm. 3 yrs, caught my eye when they first went round, but then didn't quite get it right when she moved individually. Good honest bitch with pleasing head and expression, very good bone and substance, broad back, very good topline, excellent coat and presentation. When I moved them again she found her stride, she went really well and fully deserved her win. 2 & RCC, Kenyon, Ward & Bermingham's Charibere Simply A Dream At Chezanna JW. 2 yrs plus, quality head, excellent type, good body, coat and overall proportions, handled to advantage, well conditioned. Not moving 100 per cent in front the last time up and down. 3 Asher's Granchester Sapphire.