GLEN OF IMAAL TERRIER ASSOCIATION OPEN SHOW 7TH JUNE 2015
Firstly, thank you to the committee for awarding me the appointment of judging the club open show. It was a great honour and I thoroughly enjoyed myself (Once the nerves had subsided!) Thank you also to all the exhibitors who took time and in some cases, travelled a great distance to attend the show.
PUPPY DOG (2) Basil and Thyme, what lovely names and two young dogs full of personality that just shone through. The names did cause a giggle between their owners.
1st Rogers Kingcottage Boogie on Basil. Six months old and full of personality. Great body shape and outline, good width of skull, strong jaw and bone with strong muscle. Correct scissor bite, nice dark eye and harsh coat. Looking forward to seeing this young dog mature. BPD and BPIS
2nd Hardy’s Amhard Just in Thyme Ten months old, good body shape, correct scissor bite, good width of skull and nice harsh coat. Number one took my eye on the day.
JUNIOR DOG (1)
1st Dunnings Romainville Freddies Choice Stood alone in the class, but still a worthy first place. Good shape of skull and correct scissor bite, nice eye. New coat starting to oome through and a little unsetttled on the move.
POST GRADUATE DOG (4)
1st Squires Benedikes Edward Bear. Nice harsh coat, strong head with good width of skull, correct bite, good width of rib with a strong front and nice dark eye.
2nd Alstead Golden Spurs
3rd Stokes Romainville Locan
LIMIT DOG (5,2)
1st Frasers Kirikee Celtic Warrior. Fantastic harsh coat, great strong head, with good width of skull. Correct scissor bite. Good dark eye. Great width across the shoulders, strong topline, front and bone. Covered the ground well. Was pleased to award him both BD and RBIS
2nd Georges Romainville Jazz Man
3rd Davis Donvelset Rafferty at Viahninns
OPEN DOG (4,1)
1st Pennys Grizzlemarsh Digby good head and correct bite, strong chest, nice dark eye. Good coat Moved much better once on a lose lead.
2nd Hardy’s Amhard High Flyer
3rd Howarths Donvaleset Liffy
1st Hadley’s Donvaleset Rebus Stood alone in the class, but still a well deserved first place. Great harsh coat, strong jaw and fore face. Nice dark eye and good on the move. RBD
PUPPY BITCH (1)
1st O’Brien & James Amhard Jessie Jay 10 months old, lovely character. Great harsh coat, correct bite. Good width of skull, with a nice dark eye. Covered the ground well.. Was happy to award her BPB
1st Hardy and Tune Amhard Jeez Louise 10 months old, nice harsh coat, nice bone, correct scissor bite. Just not as steady on the move today, but lots of time to settle and mature.
POST GRADUATE (4,1)
1st Hardys Amhard Indy Kate good strength of head and width of body. Nice eye with a pleasing expression. Movement was great once the lead was loosened.
2nd Frasers Baillielands Easca
3rd Lamb & Judges Eileen Alannah
LIMIT BITCH (4,1)
1st George Romainville Fade to Grey Nice size, good body shape and topline. Correct strong jaw and bite, great coat. Pleasing dark eye. Covered the ground well.
2nd Squires Young May Moon
3rd Lamb & Judges Eileen Alannah
OPEN BITCH (4,2)
1st Georges Romainville Rock on Ruby. This yound lady caught my eye as soon as she came into the ring. Stong jaw, correct scissor bite with great width of skull. Good strong neck, shoulders and front. Excellent bone and substance. In great coat and she covered the ground well. Was delighted to be able to award her both BB and BIS
2nd Lamb and Judges Eileen Alannah
VETERAN BITCH (2)
1st Hadleys Donvaleset Dominio strong muscular front, good topline and width of rib. Strong foreface and nice harsh coat.
2nd Penny’s Pajantick Roisin
JUDGE NICKI MONTFORD