BRITISH COLLIE CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW
4th March 2023
I would like to thank the committee for inviting me to judge Bitches at this prestigious show.
Also thank you to my two stewards for keeping the classes running smoothly and for keeping me in check!!
Veteran Bitch (4, 1)
- Randall's Ch LADNAR INKHEART JW. Quality tricolour in lovely condition. Outstanding conformation which allowed her to move so well .Pleasing head with ears bang on top and a beautiful eye and expression. Well presented.
- Wray-Ramsden's BELDONES DUCHESS OF DREAMS – very nice sable bitch. Nice head and eye placement, correct stop and moulded muzzle. Unlucky to meet 1.
- Boyle's MONSOLANA MADAM BLUES OVER BARRENCLOUGH
Minor Puppy Bitch (5. 1)
- Brodie's STARLENGA ALL FOR IT -8 month tricolour with a good head, sweet eye and expression and well used ears, well made body, moved with drive. Showed really well for a baby, will watch her career with interest.
- McCarte's BELDONES BEAUTE BLONDE AT ROUGHRIGG – another lovely puppy with plenty of promise. Pleasing head type who stands and shows well. Good neck and outline and moved OK. Just needs to gain confidence which will come with time.
- Newman's INGLEDENE CRYSTAL VISION OF PHREELANCER
Puppy Bitch (6, 2)
- Brown's RIVERSIDE SONG WEAR MY KISS MERTRISA (Imp Rom) Lovely s/w puppy of 10 &1/2 months. Good head with correct stop, lovely eye placement, moulded muzzle and well used ears. Good neck and topline, straight front and lovely bone. Moved with drive. Happy to award her Best Puppy Bitch
- Tame's GATAJ TIME AFTER TIME – 9 month s/w with a beautiful head pattern and sweet expression. Good conformation, nice body and well presented coat. Moved well.
- Shipp's TREMARO KIND OF MAGIC
Junior Bitch (8, 2)
1. McEntee's LYNWAY SUN BLOSSOM THROUGH GERIAN – very nice s/w with clean head and lovely eye placement. Well schooled and attentive to handler. Lovely shape with good neck and topline, moved well and very well presented.
- Mitchell's AVONFAIR A MILLION LOVESONG – another youngster with loads of promise. Looks good in outline and possesses a correct head and lovely expression. Shown in good condition and moved well.
- Hollinshead's MILLUBIE ENCHANTRESS (Imp. Serbia)
Maiden Bitch (3)
- GATAJ TIME AFTER TIME
- STARLENGA ALL FOR IT
- Brown's RIVERSIDE SONG VIOLET FOR MERTRISA
Novice Bitch (4, 1)
- RIVERSIDE SONG WEAR MY KISS MERTRISA
- RIVERSIDE SONG PALOMA NERA AT COLCANIS (Imp. Rom).4th in Puppy. Nice youngster who just needs time to get herself together and gain confidence. Moved and showed ok and well presented..
- Rose's BELDONES CLEMENTINE AVEC COLORATURA.
Graduate Bitch (7)
- Hawkins & Foy BELDONES EBONY AND IVORY – tri bitch who caught my eye. Clean head with well used ears, good eye placement giving lovely expression. Good neck and outline and overall balance, Moved well. Needs to finish in body and coat, and then should trouble the best.
- Larkin's RAHLISSA TOFFEE CAKE FOR DENORA – lovely sable unlucky to meet 1. Clean head, correct stop and well used ears. Good reach of neck, lovely outline. Good body and bone; in good coat which was well presented and moved well.
- AVONFAIR A MILLION LOVESONG
Post Graduate Bitch (4)
- Mitchell's SALSINA SECRET LOVE SONG AT AVONFAIR - another very nice s/w with clean head, flat skull, neat ears and lovely expression. Really liked her shape, shown in good condition and moved well.
- Growcott's LILLYWAY LEMON BREEZE – 20 month old Tri bitch of good quality. She is well constructed and has a good topline, bone and substance. She was shown in good condition and moved well
- Rose's UFFSPRING ULTRAVOX FOR COLORATURA
Mid Limit Bitch
- Llewellyn's ARTZAIAK SECOND HAND ROSE AT SALSINA (Imp Esp) NAF. Top quality bitch that immediately caught my eye. Lovely moulded head with sweet eye and expression, clean through the cheeks and flat skull. Neat well used ears. Good reach of neck, good shoulder placement, well angulated front and rear and good topline which she held on the move. Presented in lovely coat and condition. I was delighted to award her the Bitch CC.
- Walker, Walker & Ritchie STARLENGA NINA SIMONE -another quality young lady, this time a lovely coloured blue merle. Lovely head with the sweetest of expressions, good neck and length of back. Lovely bone and neat feet. Moved with drive, unfortunate to come up against 1st today.
- Lockyer's GATAJ GOOD TIME GIRL
Limit Bitch (10, 1)
- Brown's MERTRISA COOL LOVE – well coated tri in lovely condition. Well balanced head, ears on top, correctly placed stop and lovely eye, Lovely shape, very feminine. Moved with drive front and rear. Really liked her. RCC
- Scott's CHANTIQUE DEJA VU – judged this lovely young lady as a puppy and still love her. Ultra feminine sable with well set ears and appealing eye and expression. Good body shape and good bone. Moved well and very unlucky to come up against 1st.
- Randall's LADNAR INKSPOT
Open Bitch (6, 1)
- Lockyer's Ch PARADISE GIRL DU CLOS DE SEAWIND FOR GATAJ (Imp Fra). I have always admired this quality Champion who oozes ring presence. Clean stop, correct head, lovely eye and expression. Good reach of neck and good body with good spring of rib. Moved with reach and drive, beautifully presented.
- Walder's Ch BELDONES LA VITA BELLA FOR HANVALE. Another worthy Champion who excels in neck and outline. Nice head and pleasing in eye, uses her ears constantly. Lovely body shape and substance, moved really well. Another with great ring presence who always gives everything to her handler.
- Llewellyn's ARTZAIAK SELINA DE SALSINA. (Imp Esp)
John Congdon (Judge)