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Best in Show: Sh Ch Larrenie Rowanberry At Lyncarda JW

Best Dog: Swannery Valentino's Legacy To Caspellwynd ShCM
Res. Best Dog: Bargrennan Glenesk
Best Bitch: Sh Ch Larrenie Rowanberry At Lyncarda JW
Res Best Bitch: 
R.B.I.S.: Swannery Valentino's Legacy To Caspellwynd ShCM
B.P.I.S.: Swannery Arichline At Cathrian
B.V.I.S.: Bargrennan Glenesk

Dogs
Bitches
Minor Puppy - no entries
Minor Puppy (2)

1st: Swannery Arichline At Cathrian
2nd: Swannery Carlochy At Bargrennan
Puppy (1, Absent)
Puppy - no entries
Veteran (4, 2)

1st: Bargrennan Glenesk
2nd: Oaklaw Summer Harlequin
Veteran (3, 2)

1st: Canonsett All About Eve
Junior (3, 2)

1st: Daraquist Billy Bong
Junior (2)

1st: Shanaz Topaz
2nd: Upperwood Pipi Longstokin
Yearling (1)

1st: Somerled Sundance Guy
Yearling (2, 1)

1st: Upperwood Pipi Longstokin
Maiden (1)

1st: Shanaz Sir Lancelot
Maiden (2)

1st: Swannery Arichline At Cathrian
2nd: Upperwood Pipi Longstokin
Novice (3, 2)

1st: Shanaz Sir Lancelot
Novice (2)

1st: Shanaz Opal
2nd: Upperwood Pipi Longstokin
Graduate (4, 1)

1st: Canonsett Lover Boy At Somerled
2nd: Balvenie Surprise Edition
3rd: Tattersett He's So Cool At Calmerell
Graduate - no entries
Post Graduate (4, 2)

1st: Mariglen Dandino At Windyridge
2nd: Tattersett He's So Cool At Calmerell
Post Graduate (2, 1)

1st: Canonsett Truly Romantic
Limit (2)

1st: Shambellie Final Edition
2nd: Kerrimere Highland Fling
Limit (3, 1)

1st: Canonsett All About Romance At Somerled
2nd: Bargrennan Gigha
Open (3, 2)

1st: Swannery Valentino's Legacy to Caspellwynd Sh CM
 Open (5, 3)

1st: Sh Ch Larrenie Rowanberry At Lyncarda JW
2nd: Larrenie Ruby Tuesday
Brace
 

Judging Critique

The English Setter Society of Scotland Open Show

Sunday 20th October 2013

I would like to thank everyone for making my day so enjoyable and although the entry was low there were some quality dogs present.

Class 1 Veteran Dog. 4 (2abs). Both quality dogs of different type. 1st Armstrongs BARGENNAN GLENESK. Tri-coloured 7 year old. Quality head, soft expression with dark eye. Straight front with good bone. Good layback of shoulder, so well balanced.  Moved well. RBD. 2nd Lawtons OAKLAW SUMMER HARLEQUIN. Nine year old longer in leg than 1. Pleasing head with soft expression and dark eye. Long neck into well placed shoulders and good length of upper arm. Good topline and bend of stifle. Elegant dog, moved soundly. Preferred the head of 1.

Class 2 MINOR PUPPY DOG. No entries

Class 3 PUPPY DOG. 1 abs

Class 4 JUNIOR DOG. 3 (2abs) 1st Johnstons DARAQUIST BILLY BONG.  Very nice 15 month blue dog. Good head with soft expression and dark eye. Straight front with ample bone.  Strong neck into good shoulder placement. Strong topline and well-defined second thigh.  Lovely short tail. Enjoyed his day and moved well when settled.

CLASS 5 YEARLING DOG. 1. 1st Hoods SOMERLED SUNDANCE GUY. Well presented 18 month orange dog in lovely coat and condition. Pleasing head and expression, straight front with good depth to body, level topline and good angulation. Moved well.

CLASS 6 MAIDEN DOG. 1. 1st Rossiter and Foxs SHANAZ SIR LANCELOT. 15 month blue dog pleasing head with low set ears and dark eye. Level topline and good bend of stifle at the in between stage at present. Moved well.

CLASS 7 NOVICE DOG 3 (2abs) 1st as Class 6.

CLASS 8 GRADUATE DOG 4 (1abs) 1st Muckle, Hill and Littlechilds CANONSETT LOVER BOY AT SOMERLED. 2 year old orange dog with masculine head, lovely dark eye, strong neck into well-laid shoulders. Good spring of rib and good rear angulation.  In good coat and condition. Moved well. 2nd Hoods BALVENIE SURPRISE EDITION Tri coloured not so mature as 1. Pleasing head and expression with dark eye.  Straight front and ample bone in good condition.  Just needs to mature. 3rd Angusís TATTERSETT HEíS SO COOL AT CALMERELL.

CLASS 9 POST GRADUATE DOG 4 (2abs) 1st Coe and Forbesís MARIGLEN DANDINO AT WINDYRIDGE Mature light orange dog in lovely coat and condition. Masculine head with soft expression. Strong arched neck into well laid shoulders.  Good spring of rib and strong topline. Avery well balanced dog. Moved soundly. 2nd Angusís TATTERSETT HEíS SO COOL AT CALMERELL. Third in previous class.  Pleasing head and low set ears. Not so mature as winner. Needs to settle on the move.

CLASS 10 LIMIT DOG 2. 1st Farquars SHAMBELLIE FINAL CHAPTER Well presented mature dark orange dog in good coat and condition. Masculine head with dark eye and soft expression. Medium length back with good spring of rib and good rear angulation. Moved well. 2nd Welshs KERRIMERE HIGHLAND FLING Orange dog with pleasing head with low ear set and dark eye. Good bone and straight front with reasonable shoulder placement. Level topline and good bend of stifle. Not so settled on the move.

OPEN DOG 3 (2abs).  Thomsons SWANNERY VALENTINOíS LEGACY TO CASPELLWYND SH CH.   Lovely mature blue dog, so well made. Lovely, typical head with dark eye and soft expression. Strong neck leading into excellent shoulder placement. Nice tight feet. Strong topline with good spring of rib.  Good rear angulation.  In great coat and condition, moved well, really liked him. Best Dog and BOS and RBIS.

CLASS 12 VETERAN BITCH 3(2abs). 1st Muckles CANONSETT ALL ABOUT EVE. Seven year old , nice blue bitch. Pleasing head with soft expression and dark eye.  Straight front with good bone, long neck leading into well placed shoulders. Strong topline and good tail set. Moved well.  Happy girl.

CLASS 13 MINOR PUPPY BITCH. 2. Two litter sisters who could change places on another day.  One just more settled on the move. 1st Millers SWANNERY ARICHLINE AT CATYRIAN. Orange bitch puppy  of just 6 months.  Sweet head and expression with dark eye and low ear set. Long neck into well placed shoulders.  Compact body moved well for one so young. 2nd Armstrongs SWANNERY CARLOCHY AT BARGRENNAN. Litter sister to one.  Same remarks apply, but slightly longer cast in body and not so balanced on the move.

CLASS 14 PUPPY BITCH No entries

CLASS 15 JUNIOR BITCH 2. 1st Reids   SHANAZ TOPAZ. Fifteen month tri bitch, lean head with soft expression. Good front , long neck into well placed shoulders. Level topline and good bend of stifle in good hard condition just needs to mature. 2nd Firmins UPPERWOOD PIPI LONGSTOCKIN. Seventeen month old tri bitch. Difficult to assess as she would not keep 4 feet on the ground. Just full of herself

CLASS 16 SPECIAL YEARLING BITCH 2 (1abs) 1st Firmins UPPERWOOD PIPI LONGSTOCKIN More settled in this class. Pleasing head and expression with dark eye. Good bone and level topline.  Needs to mature and settle down. Movement rather erratic but she has a lovely temperament enjoying her day out.

CLASS 17 MAIDEN BITCH. 2. 1ST SWANNERY ARICHLINE AT CATYRIAN 2ND UPPERWOOD PIPI LONGSTOCKIN

CLASS 18 NOVICE BITCH 2. 1st Reids SHANAZ OPAL. Litter to my junior winner.   Lean head with dark eye and nice expression.  Low set ears. Straight front and tight feet.  Strong neck into well placed shoulders. Level topline and good read angulation.  Moved well. 2nd Firmins UPPERWOOD PIPI LONGSTOCKIN.

CLASS 19 GRADUATE BITCH. No entries.

CLASS 20 POST GRADUATE BITCH. 2 (1abs) 1st Muckles CANNONSETT TRULY ROMANTIC.  Dark blue 5 year old. Attractive head with dark eye, long neck leading into well anglulated shoulders.  Good bone and tight feet.  Strong level topline, good bend of stifle Ė moved soundly.

CLASS 21 LIMIT BITCH 3(1abs) 1st Muckle, Hill and  Littlechilds CANNONSETT ALL ABOUT ROMANCE AT SOMERLED.  Lovely 5 year old dark orange.  Impressive head with dark eye and melting expression. Straight front with good bone.  Strong neck leading into well placed shoulders. Well balanced with good rear angulation. Moved well.  Liked her a lot RBB. 2nd Armstrongs BARGRENNAN GIGHA Nice bitch with pleasing head, dark eye and kind expression.  Adequate bone, straight front but not as compact as 1. Moved OK.

CLASS 22 OPEN BITCH 5 (3abs) 1st Dodds SC CH LARRENIE ROWANBERRY AT LYNCARDA JW. Very elegant orange of good size. Pleasing head with dark eye and soft expression. Straight front with good bone, long neck into well placed shoulders.  Good depth of brisket with good spring of rib. Good rear angulation.  In good hard condition.  Best mover of the day. BIS. 2nd Johnsons LARRENIE RUBY TUESDAY. Dark orange with sweet head, dark eye and soft expression.  Straight front with good bone. Short coupled, good rear angulation.  Shorter in leg than 1. Less weight would be an advantage. Happy girl enjoying her day out.

Margaret Henry, Judge