East Anglian Old English Sheepdog Club Open
Show - 08/07/2017
My thanks to the officers and committee for
the kind invitation to judge at the East Anglian Old English Sheepdog Club Open
Show. Many thanks to my 2 stewards who
did such a sterling job, and kept everything running smoothly, and to everyone
who entered and was there on the day, it was a lovely entry in today’s
declining numbers at Open shows.
I was very pleased with my winners. Best Dog and BIS Megabob William Wallace, and
Best Bitch and RBIS Brinkley Sheza Lady.
Best Puppy Kalaju Klassical Romance at Portville and Best Veteran
Millwinkie Magic Moon at Meldale. All
dogs were presented in a lovely clean condition and a credit to their owners,
just keep an eye on the teeth cleaning.
Veteran Dog (3,1 abs)
- Leggetts Millwinkie Magic Moon at Meldale. Nice
head, two brown eyes with good pigment, Good angulation, bone and muscle for
his age. Lovely crisp mature jacket.
The Magician in Dominoesdale ScCh. Nice
head, two brown eye with pigment, lovely crisp jacket, a little slower on the
move but enjoying his day.
Minor Puppy Dog
- Kirbys Macopa Moment In Time. Just 6 months old and his first show. Good Head and jaw, dark eyes with pigment
coming. Good angles to front and rear, a little leggy at this stage. Coat changing nicely. Moved well for his age.
Junior Dog (1)
Keynell Midnight Moon. A dog I have
watched from the ringside with interest. Lovely head, good stop and jawline.
Brown eyes with excellent pigment. Good length of neck, nice shoulders and
front, well muscled with good bone and deep chest, strong hocks. He has a
lovely square cobby outline with gentle rise. Crisp jacket with good break
presented to perfection. Expertly handled. Moved better in the challenge.
Special Yearling Dog (1)
- Fergusons Mellodee Moriarty with Lexalby –
Good head with dark eyes, giving lovely expression. Good neck and shoulders, lovely square
outline with gentle rise, good rear with good bone and muscle, low set
hocks. Moved well around the ring with
drive front and rear.
Novice Dog (1)
- Rathbands Keynell Midnight Moon (see Junior
Post Graduate Dog (1 abs)
Limit Dog (3, 2 abs)
Megabob William Wallace – Good head and muzzle, brown eyes with pigment and a
lovely expression. Good length of neck,
well angled shoulders, lovely depth of ribcage, and gentle rise to rear, with
good muscle and bone, low set hocks.
Short and square carrying a profuse mature crisp jacket. Good drive
front and rear. Shown and beautifully presented. Pleased to award him BD and
Best of Breed.
Open Dog (4, 2
Gojolega Stargazer at Ambleoak - Good
head with one wall eye, good reach of neck, good shoulders and depth to ribcage
with gentle rise to rear, excellent bone and muscle, low hocks. An excellent profuse jacket groomed to
perfection. Moved out well which one him
Int Ch Irresistible Boy of Reality Dream with Arthrug – another lovely dog, slightly
smaller than first, nice head with brown eyes, good neck and shoulders, with
lovely muscle to the rear, good angulation.
A lovely crisp jacket maturing nicely. Moved well.
Minor Puppy Bitch
Duplock & Duplocks Shaggy Blue Bob’s Way To Go with Mirene – 8 months old,
and what a lovely little poppet. Two
very dark eyes and good pigment. Good
ribcage, with gentle rise to rear, nice front and rear, with lovely muscle and
hocks for one so young. Lovely steady
movement and well handled.
Allhart Angelic Roly Poly of Meisan – 6 months old Two blue eyes with good
pigment, a smaller bitch, coat changing and maturing well for age. Good movement.
Macopa Mexican Surprise
Puppy Bitch (4)
Kalaju Klassical Romance at Portville – 9 months old, with darkest of eyes and
excellent pigment. Good skull, neck,
shoulders and front. Well sprung
ribcage, short square outline with good muscle and hocks. An excellent profuse jacket for age. Showed lovely drive front and rear. I will watch this young lady with interest
and could have taken her home. Pleased
to award her RBB and BPIS
Dalewood Now Your Talking – A smaller bitch with lovely head and pigment, good
neck and front, nice ribcage with gentle rise to rear. Lovely shape and jacket maturing nicely. Moved well.
Talk About Mellowdee
Jandoes Crystal Sparkles at Meisan
Bovaron Charisma at Ambleoak – Lovely dark eyes with excellent pigment giving a
beautiful expression. Good front and
shoulders, good ribcage and gentle rise to nice rear with good muscle and
angulation. Lovely size and shape. A
very light profuse jacket with break.
She is maturing nicely and moved out well.
Mellowdee Lady Mae – Smaller bitch with
lovely head and neck, good shoulders and front, well sprung ribcage, and good
rear angulation, nice hocks. Darker mature
jacket with good break, Good drive on the move.
Obsession Aus Dem Elbe-Urstromtal At Ragglebarn
Post Graduate Bitch (2) Two very lovely bitches,
presented to perfection, hard decision.
Brinkley Sheza Lady – Lovely shaped bitch that caught my eye as soon as she
entered the ring. Good size head and muzzle with good bite, dark eyes giving
lovely expression, best of shoulders and withers with a lovely front, well
sprung ribcage with gentle rise to rear, with good angulation, hocks and
muscle. A profuse quality coat that just
needs a little more length to finish the picture. Moved well with drive. Pleased to award her Best Bitch & RBIS.
Dantrecar Sweet Kandi Kiss at Lusadon – Beautiful head with dark eyes and
lovely expression. Lovely neck and front, good ribcage and gentle rise to well
muscled rear, and good hocks. Lovely cobby
outline with a profuse mature coat with good break. Moved out well. Just preferred drive of 1st on the
Limit Bitch (2, 1
Molyneux Live The Dream – A lovely mature bitch with good head with lovely
expression, 2 brown eyes with good pigment, good front, ribcage, and rear. Mature jacket. Moved ok, but lost out on movement today to
post grad bitch.
Maureen Barton - Judge