Crufts critique

Glen of Imaal Terriers

PGD:1 Sage’s Romainville Fast N’Furious at Wickholm, balanced overall, pale blown coat, fair head, scissor bite, good front & rear, moved soundly;2 Squires’ Bendikes Edward Bear, brindle, good head proportions, good front & rear angulations, erratic movement;3 Fraser’s Kirikee Celtic Warrior.

LD:1 George & Sullivan’s Romainville Billy Wizz, wheaten, masculine head with strong muzzle, good front & rear, well muscled, moved well. RCC; 2 O’Hanlon & Montford’s Pajantick Jimmy Mack, very gangly as a puppy but rest of body has caught up, fair front, a little straight in the rear stifle & moved OK.

OD:1 Ashcroft’s Romainville Typhoon, mature top size brindle, broad head, strong muzzle, ears small & well placed. Good front angulations into a well laid shoulder. Well proportioned with excellent bone, new coat. Well angulated behind, he strode out well. CC & BOB; 2 Hadley’s Donvaleset Rebus, a masculine blue dog, ears are small & well placed. Mouth is scissor. Moderate neck into a well placed shoulder, good front & rear angulation, old coat with the new one coming through. Movement is sound; 3 Quinn’s Kirkee Ronan O’Gara.

PGB:1 Hannington’s Romainville Uptown Girl, brindle, feminine head & expression, correct head with good bite, good front & rear angulation, balanced body shape with good topline giving sound movement. CC; 2 George & Sullivan’s Romainville Jean Genie, blue, very feminine bitch, the mouth is a correct scissor. She presents well when viewed from the front, the shoulder is well laid, her proportions are good, as are her front & rear angulation. Coat is correct, but her movement let her down;3 Baldock’s Ellerton Dusky Beauty.

LB:1 George & Sullivan’s Romainville Ellie Wheaten, neat balanced bitch, good head with correct bite, good body shape & moved OK, patchy coat; 2 Sutton’s Poachsmoon Sissy Mcginty, wheaten, good head & ears, correct bite, good overall balance, moved OK, on the small side;3 Seall’s Bregorrey Lady Belleisle.

OB: 1 Varrela’s Glenrosedale Aiobheann Nion, brindle, feminine head, good bite, balanced body, good front & rear angles allowing sound movement. RCC; 2 Harley’s Ch Donvaleset Brier, strong bitch. Good ear placement & carriage. Scissor bite. Front & rear angulations is very good. Well boned, lots of coat. Stands well, however a bit too much weight; 3 Baldock’s Ch Jeonty Maybe Daysee.

MELVYN HARDY (Judge)