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PAIGNTON & DISTRICT FANCIERS ASSOCIATION

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PAIGNTON & DISTRICT FANCIERS ASSOCIATION
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Mr T MATHER

Official Judges Critique

Judging: Pastoral Group, Shetland Sheepdog


 

 

 

PAIGNTON & DISTRICT FANCIERS ASSOCIATION 2023

SHETLAND SHEEPDOG

BEST OF BREED : 537 ROBINSON, Mrs S Ch LAVIKA STARLIGHT SALUTE
Dog CC : 537 ROBINSON, Mrs S Ch LAVIKA STARLIGHT SALUTE
Res Dog CC : 496 DOYLE, Mrs Brenda Teresa & DOYLE, Mr Joe Sevenoaks So Perfect Duke Des Romarins De Mayerlin
Bitch CC : 541 STANDLICK, Mrs Selina Lavika Lagoona Blue of Macstanryn
Res Bitch CC : 534 ROBINSON, Miss K Lavika Black Beauty JW
Best Puppy : 550 WELLER, Mrs Dorothy EVAD HALLOWEEN SPICE
Best Veteran : 508 HIRST, Mrs S A Sundark Simply A Star
Best Special Beginner : 533 ROBERTSON, Miss Anna AFTERGLOW GOLDBERG AT VIDLINVOE

I enjoyed judging your lovely breed and I was very pleased with my line up in both sexes. Several exhibits lack depth of chest and there was some very narrow front and hind action. All the dogs were in good condition with clean dentition. I had two excellent stewards who made my job very easy.

Class 273 SBD (3 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 533 ROBERTSON, Miss Anna AFTERGLOW GOLDBERG AT VIDLINVOE. Richly coloured s/w. Good skull, well placed and nicely carried ears. Well shaped eye. Decent forehand with some depth of chest and good ribbing. Moved soundly with a pleasing easy action. Shows and presented to best advantage. Best Special Beginner. 
2nd: 491 CLOUGH, Miss Sarah Evad Lite Breeze. Masculine yet with a very pretty expression. Another with a good forehand, strong pasterns and adequate depth of chest. A shade close behind but very stylish and typical in profile. 
3rd: 487 BRADDISH, Mrs Gail & BRADDISH, Mr Michael Bradmigail Tauri Gold

Class 274 MPD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 500 FAGG, Mrs L VALDOSTA LIONKING at LYNSCOT. Just six months old but what a lovely character and temperament. No one has told him he should be reserved towards strangers! Very sweet expression with good ears and dark brown, almond eyes. Very babyish but handles well on the table as he all the essentials and well developed in both chest and rib for age. Well set tail which is a good length. Moved well with a light sound action. Best Puppy Dog.

Class 275 PD (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 500 FAGG, Mrs L VALDOSTA LIONKING at LYNSCOT
2nd: 538 ROBINSON, Mrs S Lavika Star Splash. More mature in coat than the winner and he is certainly typical and stylish on the move. Presents a lovely outline when standing and presents a good picture when free standing with his nicely arched neck. Still needs to develop in body and at 9 months of age he has bags of time on his side. Promising.

Class 276 JD (3 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 535 ROBINSON, Miss K Lavika Moonlight Storm. Tri. I liked his head and sweet, typical expression. Attentive to his handler and makes the most of his good neck and shoulders. Good body with a level topline and good croup and tail set. Sound and easy on the move. 2nd: 529 PIERCE, Mr & Mrs ST & SJ Philhope in good taste. A very attractive head and expression – refined, flat cheeks and well placed eyes and well carried ears. Good forehand with decent pasterns. Well sprung ribs. Just a shade close in hind action. 
3rd: 533 ROBERTSON, Miss Anna AFTERGLOW GOLDBERG AT VIDLINVOE

Class 277 YD (3 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 510 HIRST, Mrs S A Sundark Scaramouche. Blue Merle. Masculine with an attractive pleasing expression. Decent forehand with good body and topline. Strong well angulated hindquarters gave him some drive on the move. 
2nd: 533 ROBERTSON, Miss Anna AFTERGLOW GOLDBERG AT VIDLINVOE
3rd: 526 OVERTON, Miss Carole Pop Goes The Diesel

Class 278 PGD (4 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 532 ROBERTS, Mr & Mrs B.S &L.J Stanydale Rewrite The Stars For Malaroc JW. Blue merle. Has a lot of q2uality. Scores in front assembly. Very attractive head with excellent ear carriage and placement. Sweet, intelligent expression. Good underjaw. Well ribbed. Presented and shows to good advantage. 
2nd: 493 CREAMER, Mrs Lynne LYNGARSO CAPTAIN TOM. Tri. Very attractive sweet expression. Presents a good outline with his well arched neck and well balanced body. Moved with a light easy action. 3rd: 498 ELDRED, Mrs M K Philhope Flame Thrower at Belthorne

Class 279 LD (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 502 GOLDIE, Rev D M Blenmerrow Mazurka. Very sweet expression with well carried ears and pleasing eyes. Good rib and body. Nicely angulated. Very typical profile action.
2nd: 547 THOMAS, ms Alexandra Jolex Mr Morris. Shown in excellent coat and condition. Refined head with pleasing eyes. Not quite the forehand of the winner. Well bodied with good ribbing. 

Class 280 OD (5 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 537 ROBINSON, Mrs S Ch LAVIKA STARLIGHT SALUTE. CC and BOB. This dog was the complete package. Alert and intelligent with a grand head, masculine yet sweet expression. Excellent forehand with good bone and neat feet. Decent depth of chest, well ribbed with typical sweep over the loins. Strong hindquarters. Moved very well with a graceful easy action. First class coat and presentation. Delighted to see he was third in the strong group under Mr Tan Nagrecha. 
2nd: 496 DOYLE, Mrs Brenda Teresa & DOYLE, Mr Joe Sevenoaks So Perfect Duke Des Romarins De Mayerlin. Reserve CC. Tri. Another very classy dog who pushed the winner hard. Excellent head and expression with neat well carried ears and sweet expression. Good enck and shoulders. Decent depth of chest and strong, well ribbed body. Very impressive on the move with a graceful, light positive action. Shown in excellent condition.

3rd: 497 ELDRED, Mrs M K Karmidale Talk of the Town at Belthorne

Class 281 VD (2 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 497 ELDRED, Mrs M K Karmidale Talk of the Town at Belthorne. Stood third in Open behind two lovely younger dogs. Beautifully balanced and absolutely typical. Grand head, perhaps a little reluctant to use his ears. Good mouth and underjaw with excellent dentition. Well ribbed and moved out well in typical fashion. 

Class 282 SBB (3 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 516 MABIN, Mrs Kay Auberswell Lily May. Has a very pretty head with a sweet expression. Composed and pleasing to handle as she is well made and shown in first class coat and condition. Has a light, easy sound action and her young handler really made the most of her. 
2nd: 521 MITCHELL, Ms Elizabeth & FIDDOCK, Ms Elizabeth Keycharm Cha Cha Cha At Lowenek. Ultra feminine with a very pretty head and expression. Nicely balanced and with proud head carriage. Not quite the coat of the winner or action of the winner. 
3rd: 551 WOOD, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Jolex Peaches 'N' Cream

Class 283 MPB NO ENTRIES

Class 284 PB (3 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 550 WELLER, Mrs Dorothy EVAD HALLOWEEN SPICE. A really promising pup with lots of potential. For make and shape she is so eye-catching. Lovely head and sweet, feminine expression. Nicely crested neck, excellent forehand and body. Good hind angulation. True and sound on the move with a light easy action. A good showgirl with a delightful temperament. Best Puppy.
2nd: 536 ROBINSON, Miss K Bi Babe from Lavika. Black and white. Very typical in outline with her good deportment and carriage. Attractive head. Good neck and shoulders. Moved soundly enough. Well schooled and shows to best advantage. 
3rd: 494 CREAMER, Mrs Lynne CLANAVON MY BLUE HEAVEN AT LYNGARSO

Class 285 JB (9 Entries) Abs: 1
A lovely class. 1st: 528 PIERCE, Mr & Mrs ST & SJ Philhope taste for fashion. I loved her head and expression. Nicely arched neck and good shoulders. Well ribbed with good depth of chest. Good bone legs and feet. Moved soundly with a light elegant action. In very good coat and this just gave her the edge today. 2nd: 490 CHEAL, Mrs Melody Valdosta Galadriel at Faemadra. Pushed the winner hard and she too has a sweet expression. Good forehand, well bodied with nice sweep over the loins. Shows and moves to best advantage. 3rd: 550 WELLER, Mrs Dorothy EVAD HALLOWEEN SPICE

Class 286 YB (8 Entries) Abs: 3
1st: 490 CHEAL, Mrs Melody Valdosta Galadriel at Faemadra.
2nd: 544 STRAW, Miss B Dukeson It's Amazin. Absolutely typical with a good head; small, neat ears and well shaped eyes. Well laid shoulders and good depth of chest. Well ribbed. Moved soundly. 
3rd: 505 HAENSEL, Mr & Mrs YL & DG Sherkarl Copper Load of This

Class 287 PGB (9 Entries) Abs: 3
1st: 527 PIERCE, Mr & Mrs ST & SJ Philhope taste for glamour. Very pleasing to handle as she is well made and so typical. Grand head with sweet expression, proud head carriage and this coupled with her good balance gives her a lovely outline. Moved well with a very easy, light action. 
2nd: 517 MCSHANE, Miss Marguerite Ann BLENMERROW RING OF ROSES. Pretty head with neat ears and nicely shaped eyes. Good neck and shoulders. Level topline with good tailset. Moved well and shown in first class condition.
3rd: 516 MABIN, Mrs Kay Auberswell Lily May

Class 288 LB (10 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 541 STANDLICK, Mrs Selina Lavika Lagoona Blue of Macstanryn. Blue merle. Very impressive on the move with her light driving action which was true both out and back. Sweet, feminine expression, excellent with pleasing depth of chest. Nicely balanced with good ribbing and typical sweep over the loins. Has some breadth over the hindquarters. Good quality double coat which could be fuller for perfection. Shows and presented to good advantage. I was pleased to give her the CC which I understand was her second. 
2nd: 495 DOYLE, Mrs Brenda Teresa & DOYLE, Mr Joe Sevenoaks Angel's Reflection. Very eye-catching and handles well on the table. Lovely head with a very sweet expression. Good depth of chest and well ribbed. Well angulated and in good muscle tone. Presents a lovely outline and has a very easy, light action in profile. 
3rd: 489 CHEAL, Mrs Melody Carolelen Call My Bluff at Faemadra

Class 289 OB (3 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: 534 ROBINSON, Miss K Lavika Black Beauty JW. A high quality tricolour. Attractive head and expression, neat ears which she uses to advantage. Good depth of chest and nicely arched neck. Well ribbed with typical sweep over the loins and her movement is graceful and accurate both out and back. Good double coat. Reserve CC.
2nd: 540 RODWELL, Mrs K Jolex Gilded Lilly. Feminine with a very pretty head and expression. Good neck and shoulders. Well ribbed and shown in a good double coat. Moved in typical fashion. 

Class 290 VB (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 508 HIRST, Mrs S A Sundark Simply A Star. A class tricolour of lovely type and quality. I’m quite surprised that she doesn’t have her title. Grand head and expression with flat cheeks and skull. Pleasing to handle with good depth of chest and good ribbing. Some breadth over the hindquarters. Excellent coat and condition. Moved well with a graceful, easy action. 
2nd: 539 ROBINSON, Mrs S Ch Lavika Good Luck JW. A real eye-catcher with her good showmanship and accurate light action on the move. Very well made with depth of chest and good ribs. Nicely angulated. Attractive, feminine head and expression.

Judge: Tom Mather