The Scottish Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club.

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Scottish CKCS Club Open Show – 19thFebruary 2022


Judge – Mrs Kelly Hampton-Lee (Kelrick)


I would like to thank the committee of the Scottish Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club for inviting me to judge at their Spring Open Show, and for my lovely gift.  I would also like to thank my stewardsElizabeth Cochrane and Terry Bickerton who did a super job of organising the ring for me. It was a lovely friendly show with lots of smiling faces and I was delighted with the quality of the dogs on the day.   Many thanks to all the exhibitors who attended and made my day extra-special by allowing me to go over their lovely dogs.


Best in Show: Holland’s Bonniemadra Loked an Loaded

Reserve Best in Show: Waddington’s Spindlepoint Nancy Reagan.

Best Opposite Sex: Waddington’s Spindlepoint Nancy Reagan.

Best Puppy in Show: Kerr’s Kinvaar Away With The Fairys.

Best Veteran in Show: Fraser’s Tingewood Tam O’Shanter.  

 

DOGS

VD: (1,0)  1. Fraser’s Tingewood Tam O’Shanter.  An 8 year old ruby dog with lots of personality.  Plenty of rich red coat.  Handsome head with large, round dark eyes. Well feathered leatherswith skull almost flat between, good angulation throughout.  Moved well around the ring with good reach and drive.  Loved his animated character – he clearly loves showing!  i Best Veteran inShow

MPD (0,0)

PD (0,0)

JD (3,0) 1. Gow’s Lyncraeg Little Pip.  15 month old Blenheim dog.  Lovely size and shape and full of character.  Well broken coat with rich chestnut on a pearly white background.  Attractive head with large, round dark eyes and the desired melting expression.  Good pigmentation, well set ears.  Well balanced overall and moved well holding a level topline. One I considered for top honours.

2. Herbison’s Loranka’s Mario.  17 month old Blenheim dog with spot. Well presented with enough silky well-broken coat. Handsome head with good pigment, well set ears with skull almost flat between.  Full of personality.  Well angulated and used this to good effect as he moved well in all directions.

3. Fraser’s Bracken Gold at Fraskye.

MD: (0,0)

ND: (2,0) 1. Gow’s Lyncraeg Little Pip.  (see JD)

2. Herbison’s Loranka’s Mario.  (see JD)

GD: (3,0) 1. Holland’s Bonniemadra Loked an Loaded.  18 month old Blenheim dog.  From the moment this boy stepped into the ring he commanded attention.  A stunning boy with a gorgeous head – exactly what I was looking for.  Beautifully presented with plenty of silky coat – well broken markings with rich chestnut on a pearly white background.  Round, dark eyes, well set ears, correct dentition and enough cushioning to give the desired melting expression.  Going over him, I was delighted to find he was well angulated and when he moved in all directions, it was with good reach and drive.  He powered around the ring maintaining a level topline and never stopped wagging.  On the stand, he formed a super silhouette.  Best Dog & Best in Show.

 

2. Byer’s Bonniemadra Ricochet to Linetive.  3 year old Tricolour dog with well broken silky coat and tan in the correct places.  I discovered afterwards that he is half-brother to the winner of this class.  A handsome boy who I called in to challenge for best dog.  Lovely head with melting expression.  Compact and well angulated, as expected he moved with good reach and drive and showed really well.

3. Bibby’s Murrens Jock.

PGD: (4,0) 1. Fraser’s Lewis’s Leonardo at Fraskye.  5 year old Black & Tan boy with plenty of personality.  From stepping in the ring, his tail never stopped wagging and he was happy and attentive to his handler at all times.  Handsome head with soft expression, good pigment, well set ears, correct teeth.  Good turn of stifle and moved well in each direction.

2. Byer’s Bonniemadra Ricochet to Linetive. (see GD)

3. White’s Carleny Diamond Button.

4. Hargrave’s Carleny Golden Button.

SP PGD (B/T or Ruby): (3,0) 1. Baillie’s Marisk Greatest Showman at Cavallino.  3 year old Ruby dog in great condition.  Beautifully presented with plenty of rich red silky coat.  Lovely head with round dark eyes, well set and well feathered leathers, correct dentition, good cushioning and correct length of muzzle.  Happy disposition and attentive to handler.  Well angulated and moved with good reach and drive in all directions keeping a level topline – a super mover.  

2. Fraser’s Lewis’s Leonardo at Fraskye.  (see PGD)

3. Bibby’s Murrans Jock.

LD: (4,0)  1. Baillie’s Coralvalley Pure Mischief at Cavallino.  3 year old Blenheim dog.  I really liked the size and shape of this boy, compact and short coupled with good neck leading into well laid shoulders.  He had a lovely head with dark eyes, good pigmentation, good cushioning and shallow stop, well set ears, correct teeth and the soft melting expression I was looking for.  He had good angles front and rear and moved with good reach and drive, with the gait of a typical sporting, graceful Cavalier.  Reserve Best Dog.

2.  Deamer’s Loranka’s Don’t Stop Me Now At Bankshill.  2 ½ year old Blenheim dog.  Beautifully presented with plenty of silky well-broken coat and Blenheim spot. Handsome head with good pigmentation, round dark eyes, correct dentition, good length of muzzle and shallow stop.  Well balanced with good angulation, moved really well and stood forming a super outline.  Another dog I really liked, who was so close to the winner of this class.

3. Swanston’s Pamojill Arran.

4. Byers’ Braemarra Taylor at Linetive.  

OD: (5,1)  1. Baillie’s Marisk Greatest Showman at Cavallino.  (see SP PGD (B/T or Ruby)

2.  Byers’ Braemarra Taylor at Linetive.  5 year old Blenheim dog.  Another lovely boy, presented in full coat with rich chestnut markings on a pearly white background.  Handsome head, correct dentition, good cushioning, shallow stop and well set ears with skull almost flat between.  Short coupled and compact in body with good angulation throughout and good bone.  He moved with good reach and drive around the ring, maintaining a level topline and was very attentive to handler.

3. Caldwell’s Kathysgirls Jaguar With Xety.

4. Hargrave’s Carleny I Dreamed A Dream.

SP VINTAGE – DOG/BITCH: (1,0)  1. Glen’s Sandbrae Serenade In Blue.  13 ½ year old Black & Tan bitch.  Presented in good condition with lots of silky raven black coat.  Pretty head, good cushioning, well feathered leathers and sweet expression.  Compact and well angulated, she moved well.

 

BITCHES

VB: (1,0)  1. Glen’s Trusties Harmony Haida to Sandrae (IMP NLD).  8 ½ year old ruby bitch.  Presented in great condition with lots of rich red silky coat.  Attractive head with long well feathered leathers, flattish skull and good cushioning under eyes.  Well angulated and used this to good effect as she moved well in all directions.

MPB: (3,0)  1. Kerr’s Kinvaar Away With The Fairys. 8 month old Tri bitch.  A beautiful Tri with well broken markings and tan in all the right places.  She excelled in size and shape with compact body, good angulation and a super head with large dark eyes, correct dentition, enough cushioning and well set ears with skull almost flat between.  I loved her expression and exuberant character.  Just what I was looking for, she moved around the ring with grace and elegance and I was delighted to award her Best Puppy Bitch and Best Puppy in Show.

2. Waters’ Sweetbriar La Dee Da. 6 month old Blenheim bitch.  Another lovely exhibit with pretty head, dark eyes, correct teeth and enough cushioning.  Lovely temperament, happy and outgoing.  Well presented with enough coat for her age. Well angulated and maintained a level topline on the move.  Moved well.

3. Piggott’s Kinvaar Sugar Plum Fairy for Lochessie.

PB: (1,1)

JB: (5,0)  1. McMurray’s Merryoth Mockingbird.  17 month old Blenheim bitch.  Presented in beautiful condition with silky coat.  Lovely size and shape.  Pretty head with soft expression, enough cushioning, correct dentition.  Well angulated throughout, with good turn of stifle which she used to good effect on the move, keeping a level topline. Very happy and animated and attentive to handler.  Formed a lovely silhouette on the stand.

2. Turnbull’s Peakdowns Queen of Hearts.  12 month old Blenheim bitch. Beautifully presented with well broken rich chestnut markings.  Another lovely exhibit with a very attractive head, round dark eyes, enough cushioning which gave her the desired melting expression. Compact and well angulated, she moved well with good reach and drive.   

3. Franczak’s Pandora Heart’s Maradeco King. 

4. White’s Sweetest of All.

MB: (3,0)  1. Piggott’s Bonniemadra Little Big Shot of Lochessie.  18 month old Blenheim bitch.  Beautifully presented with well broken markings and desired Blenheim spot.  Pretty head with large, dark, expressive eyes, good pigmentation, and enough cushioning to give the desired expression.  Well angulated and moved well.

2. Bibby’s Stronepoint Treacle Toffee.  15 month old Black & Tan bitch.  Very happy girl whose tail never stopped wagging!  Presented well with plenty of raven black coat and tan markings.  Nice head with round dark eyes, well set ears and good pigmentation.  Well angulated and moved well when settled.

3. McCue’s Kathysgirls All Hallows Eve.

NB: (0,0)

GB: (3,1)  1. Macalpine’s Annatika Trixiebelle.  23 month old Blenheim bitch.  Presented in immaculate condition with plenty of silky coat.  Well broken markings with rich chestnut on a pearly white background.  Pretty head with dark eyes, correct dentition, well set ears and flattish skull.  Enough cushioning to give a soft melting expression. Good reach of neck leading into well laid shoulders.  Well-turned stifle.  Moved with grace and elegance around the ring maintaining a level topline.

 

2. Sim’s Gwendolyn Von Schwarzwald Into Tayhaar.  2 year old Blenheim bitch. Well presented with well broken markings.  Attractive head with soft expression.  Well set ears with good feathering, skull almost flat between, correct teeth.  Good neck and angulation and moved well around the ring.

PGB: (1,0)  1. Turnbull’s Peakdowns Angelica. 2 year old Blenheim bitch.  Excelled in size and shape.  Beautifully presented with well broken markings and silky coat.  Lovely head with well set ears and flattish skull, correct dentition, soft melting expression and very attentive to handler.  She moved gracefully around the ring with good reach and drive.

SP PG B/T or Ruby: (5,0)  1. Holland’s Cempas Trolley Dolly at Bonniemadra (CAN IMP).  2 year old Black & Tan bitch.  Immaculately presented with lots of gleaming raven black coat and rich tan markings.  I loved her expression – soft and melting – a gorgeous head with round dark eyes, good cushioning, shallow stop and well set ears.  A very pretty bitch with lots of character – she never stopped wagging.  Short coupled with good spring of rib and well angulated, she moved with reach and drive around the ring.  Happy to award her Reserve Best Bitch.

2. Gow’s Lyncraeg Black Pearl.  3 year old Black & Tan bitch.  Pretty head with well feathered leathers, shallow stop, correct dentition and round dark eyes.  Good reach of neck leading to well laid shoulders.  Good angulation at front and rear.  Happy and confident and moved well.

3. Waddington’s Spindlepoint Minnesota.

4. Bibby’s Stronepoint Treacle Toffee.

LB: (4,1)  1. Waddington’s Spindlepoint Nancy Reagan. 23 month old Blenheim bitch.   Presented in immaculate condition with flashy broken markings of rich chestnut on a pearly white background.  Gorgeous head with round, dark, expressive eyes, shallow stop, plenty of cushioning, good pigmentation. Short coupled – a lovely size and shape.  Slightly arched neck, good shoulder placement and good angulation, she moved with animation and elegance around the ring and on the stand she formed a lovely silhouette. Best Bitch. She lost animation when competing for Best in Show, so was awarded Reserve Best in Show and Best Opposite Sex.

2. Gow’s Lyncraeg Marnie. 4 year old Blenheim bitch.  Well presented with plenty of well broken coat with rich chestnut markings. A very happy girl who never stopped wagging.  Lovely head with good pigmentation, shallow stop and enough cushioning to give the desired soft expression. Very attentive to handler.  Well angulated with good turn of stifle.  Moved well.

3. White’s Carleny Northern Light.

OB: (3,1)  1. Turnbull’s Peakdowns Elle.  4 year old Blenheim bitch.  Smaller cast with well broken markings and lots of silky coat.  Very pretty head with round, dark eyes, correct dentition, good cushioning and shallow stop.  Lots to like about this bitch.  Good angles at front and rear and used to good effect as she moved gracefully around the ring.

2. Gow’s Grajenco Macchiato at Lyncraeg.  6 year old Ruby bitch.  Pretty head with lovely soft expression.  Well feathered, well set leathers, with skull almost flat between.  Good angles front and rear.  Very happy girl who never stopped wagging.  Moved well all directions maintaining a level  topline.