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SKC & Windsor critiques

GLEN OF IMAAL TERRIER

It was great to see this chunky great breed in the ring, the entry was small but well represented in good quality, a breed that could do a day’s work. The temperament was wonderful with many enjoying their day out. Thank you all.

PGD (1) 1 Hardy Amhard Lightening Flash, this young dog was well constructed, in great condition, strength in jaw, balanced masculine head, scissor bite, dark expressive eyes, good depth of chest, good length of rib to loin but he was reluctant to walk around the ring.

LD (5)1 Hanninigton’s Boudivella Oscar another well presented dog in good condition, scissor bite, strength in head. dark eyes, deep chest, balanced rib to loin, strength in rear, moved well around the ring. RCC.

2 Hardy’s Amhard Justin Thyme, another strong dog, well balanced, pushed 1st for his place but just lost out in movement.

3 Hogburn’s Pajantick Razamataz.

OD (1)1 Hardy’s Amhard High Flyer this dog carries a lot of the good points in the breed, he took the ring as his place, strong scissor bite, great expressive eyes showing he was enjoying his day, strength in head, good front, balanced rib to loin, strong rear giving drive, well balanced dog who could do a day’s work, DCC & BOB.

PB (1)1 Hannington’s Boudivella Tegan young feminine bitch who enjoyed her day, moved well, lovely balanced head with expressive eyes, scissor bite, neat front, balanced rib to loin, good rear, presented well BP.

JB (1)1 Alstead’s Sigrid Helga At Pantcottage another feminine bitch who took my eye, presented in good condition, strong scissor bite, balanced head, lovely expression in dark eyes, neat front, good rib to loin ratio, muscular rear giving drive covering the ring well. BCC.

LB (3)1 Hannington’s Romainville Uptown Girl feminine dark bitch with strong scissor bite, balanced head with good expression in eyes, neat front, balanced rib to loin, muscular rear giving drive, moved well. RCC.

2 Hardy’s Amhard Indy Kate another feminine bitch who challenged well, but not as settled as 1st, strong scissor bite, good balance of head, neat front, good ratio of rib to loin, muscular rear.

3 George & Sullivan’s Romainville Jean Genie

Judge-Moira Barrass

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WINDSOR 2017

My thanks to the exhibitors for their entries and all the dogs had lovely temperaments.

J (1) 1. Hannington’s Boudivella Tegan. Blue bitch 10 months old. Nice size & very feminine. She has a good head with width of skull, good length, good stop & nice dark eye. Muscular neck, good width of chest, nice spring of ribs with a good length of body. Well made hindquarters, just needs to stregthen in hind movement. Good coat for her age, happy temperament. BB & BP.

PG (2) 1. Tobijanski’s Romanville Becks Blue For Zippor. Blue boy with a good width to his skull, good length of foreface, definate stop & lovely dark eye. Muscular neck, good shoulders & broad chest. Nice length of body with a good topline, low to ground & has plenty of spring to his ribs. Strongly made hindquarters which he knows how to use. Could have a harsher coat, showed well. RBD.

2. James & O’Brien’s Amhard Jessie Jay. Wheaten bitch. Broad in skull, dark eye & well placed ears. Rather over muscled in shoulder. Good spring of rib & depth of body. Well made behind & moved well, in good coat. RBB.

O (2,1) 1. Hannington’s Boudivella Oscar. Wheaten boy. Masculine throughout, good head with width of skull, well defined stop, dark eye & a strong well filled foreface. Broad chest, good shoulders, good length to his body with a good spring of rib & low to ground. Well made hindquarters & correct tail carriage. Moved well both ways, showed well, in a quality double coat, short but harsh top coat. Kept his level topline on the move. BOB

David Winsley (Judge)

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Posted by on July 20, 2017 in Dog Shows, General Glen Things

 

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It’s SKC this weekend.

There are 13 Glen of Imaal Terriers entered for judge Moira Barrass and Terrier Day is Sunday 21st. Glens are 6th in ring 1 so it’ll be late home rather than an early start

 
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Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Dog Shows, General Glen Things

 

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SKC (online) closes

Scottish Kennel Club online entries close at MIDDAY today. Terrier Day is Sunday 21st May & Glen of Imaal Terriers are to be judged by Moira Barrass

 
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Posted by on April 4, 2017 in Dog Shows, General Glen Things

 

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Championship Show judges 2017

Judges at Championship Shows for the first 6 months of 2017.

CRUFTS-Alan Small

NATIONAL TERRIER-Peter Bakewell

BIRMINGHAM NATIONAL-Roger Bill

BATH-Martin Phillips

SCOTTISH KENNEL CLUB-Moira Barrass

 
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Posted by on January 9, 2017 in Dog Shows, General Glen Things

 

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And still on critiques from last year.

Glen of Imaal Association Championship Show

When one is giving “CC’s” for the first time it is an honour to get a good entry but when one is given the privilege of judging the Breed Club CH show it is even more so. After the storms it was lovely to see 30 out of the 37 entries at the show. My thanks go to the committee for inviting me to judge and to all exhibitors and helpers who created a warm welcoming atmosphere making the day special. I found my DCC & BIS in the limit dog class KIRIKEE RONAN O’GARA, BCC & BOS came from open bitch CH DONVALESET BRIER, RDCC in junior dog class was AMHARD HIGH FLYER & RBCC came from limit bitch class AMHARD GINGER GALORE, BPIS was in minor puppy bitch ROMAINVILLE FADE TO GREY.

Good Citizens Dog Scheme Dog or Bitch (0)

Minor Puppy Dog(0)

Puppy Dog (0)

Junior Dog (1) 1st Hardy’s AMHARD HIGH FLYER RDCC lovely strong masculine head, good ear set, strength in jaw & good scissor bite, dark expressive eyes, neat slope of neck falling into well laid back shoulders, good front with neat feet, well balanced rib to loin with slight rise over loin, muscular rear giving drive, good tail carriage, presented in good wheaten coat, moved well around the ring.

Post Grad Dog(6, 4abs): 1st Squires’ BENDIKES EDWARD BEAR (AP2)good masculine blue dog with strong head, neat ear set, scissor bite, strong jaw, dark eyes, neat front, good lay of shoulders, balanced rib to loin, slight rise over loin, muscular rear with good tail set, not too happy on the table but moved well around the ring.

2nd Howarth’s DONVALSET LIFFY MCINTY this dog also carried a lot of the good points in the breed but he was not as happy going around the ring.

Limit  Dog (4): 1st Quinn’s KIRIKEE RONAN O’GARA DCC & BIS. Well balanced masculine head with good ear set, good strength of jaw, strong scissor bite, dark expressive eyes, good slop of neck falling into well laid back shoulders, good strong front with neat feet, well balanced rib to loin with slight rise over loin. well muscled rear, good tail set & carriage, presented in good blue coat.

2nd George & Sullivan’s ROMAINVILLE BILLY WHIZZ good wheaten dog with muscular head, good ear set, dark eyes, strength in jaw with scissor bite, neat slope of neck, neat front & feet, balanced rib to loin, muscular rear, good tail set, presented well but did not step out as first in class. 3rd Fraser’s KIRIKEE CELTIC WARRIOR

Open Dog (4): 1st Ashcroft’s ROMAINVILLE TYPHOON good well balanced masculine dog though a little high on the leg, masculine head with dark eyes, good ear set, strong jaw, good strong scissor bite. neat slope of neck falling into laid back shoulders, good front & feet, balanced rib to loin, muscular rear with good tail set, presented well in blue coat, moved well. 2nd Hadley’s DONVALSET REBUS another blue, well presented dog of good balance, masculine head with dark eyes, strong jaw & scissor bite, neat slope of neck, good ratio of rib to loin, muscular rear, neat tail set, moved well.  3rd Hardy’s AMHARD FREEBOOTER.

Vet Dog (1, 1abs)

Minor Puppy Bitch (2): 1st George & Sullivan’s ROMAINVILLE FADE TO GREY BPIS very feminine young bitch, presented in good blue coat, dark expressive eyes, neat ear set, balanced head, scissor bite, neat slope of neck falling into laid back shoulders, neat front & feet, good rib to loin ratio with slight rise over loin, muscular rear, good tail set & carriage, moved well around the ring.

2nd Harley’s ROMAINVILLE LADY’S FIRST litter sister to 1st shared a lot of the good points of 1st just needs to tighten up, moved well, presented in good wheaten coat.

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Post Grad Bitch (8): 1st Hannington’s  ROMAINVILLE UPTOWN GIRL well presented feminine bitch in good blue coat, balanced head with good ear set, dark expressive eyes, strong scissor bite, neat slope of neck falling into laid back shoulders, good front & feet, good rib to loin, nice rise over loin, good tail set & carriage, muscular rear giving drive around the ring.

2nd George & Sullivan’s ROMAINVILLE JEAN GENIE litter sister of 1st well presented, carrying a lot of the good points just lost out in movement.  3rd Squires‘s YOUNG MAY MOON

Limit Bitch (5): s AMHARD GINGER GALORE BRCC very feminine wheaten bitch, well balanced head with good ear set, dark expressive eyes, strong jaw & scissor bite, good slope of neck falling into well laid back shoulders, good front with neat feet, balanced rib to loin with slight rise over loin, muscular rear giving drive, good tail set & carriage, presented in good coat & moved with drive around the ring.

2nd George & Sullivan’s ROMANVILLE ELLIE another well presented wheaten bitch who carries a lot of the good points of 1st just preferred the head of 1st .3rd Whitehouse & McBrine’s ROMAINVILLE KYLA AT KNOCKCARRIG.

Open Bitch (5, 2abs): s CH DONVALSET BRIER BCC, RBIS & BOS 6 year old wheaten bitch presented in good coat, balanced feminine head with good ear set, dark eyes, strong scissor bite, good slope of neck falling into laid back shoulders, good front & feet, balanced rib to loin with rise over loin, muscular rear giving drive, good tail set & carriage.

2nd Smith’s GRIZZLEMARSH DORATHEA presented in good blue coat, nice head, dark eyes, scissor bite, neat front, muscular rear, moved well. 3rd Abell’s BALLYNORTON BLUEBELL

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Posted by on January 7, 2014 in Dog Shows, General Glen Things

 

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We’ve remembered…

…and the next Championship Show to close is Paignton and it is today. The judge of Glen of Imaal Terriers is Moira Barrass. Online entries close on June 25th.

 
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Posted by on June 15, 2010 in Dog Shows, General Glen Things

 

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