Catch up as WKC closes today

There will be a round up tomorrow…and it is QUITE a round up…but today Welsh Kennel Club postal entries close. Terrier Day is on Saturday 19th August and Glen of Imaal Terriers will be judged by Jim McGhie. If you leave entering until the online closes fees per dog will go up £2 each.

Welsh Kennel Club critique

Glen Of Imaal Terriers

VD (2,1a)

1 Welch’s Int Ch Brockland Brayhead Lad, brindle, so sound. The years have stood still for this dog, he is in wonderful ‘nick’. Moved so well. Withdrew from challenging – what a shame!

PD (3)

1 Rogers’ Gleann Dynamo Man at Jeonty, brindle. Very strong head. Good bite. Dark eye. Good shape. Well set ears. Good front & rear. Sound topline & tail spot on. Jacket coming on nicely. Moved well. CC & BP;

2 Hannington’s Boudivella Oscar, fawn. Good head. Not the earset of winner. Good topline. Moved out well;

3 Rogers’ Kingcottage Boogie On Basil.

JD (2)

1 Hardy’s Amhard Justin Thyme, fawn. Good strong head. Good bite. Well set ears. Shoulder & top very sound. Jacket hard. Moved well. RCC; 2 K Boogie On Basil, fawn, nice looking dog but not moving so well.

PGD (0).

LD (5,1)

1 Welch’s Romainville Brannigan at Brockland, fawn. Very sound. Earset, mouth, outline so good. Jacket coming in nice. Not moving so well at rear end;

2 Hardy’s Amhard High Flyer, good body & moving well, but no jacket for a 3 year old dog;

3 Davis’ Donvaleset Rafferty at Viahninns.

OD (0).

VB & PB (0).

JB (2)

1 Hardy & Tune’s Amhard Jeez Louise, fawn. Very nice. Good sound head & strong on topline. Good front & rear. Jacket coming on well. Very alert. Moved with drive;

2 O’Brien & James’ Amhard Jessie Jay, fawn. Not the movement of my winner & I did prefer tailset of 1. Moved out well & good jacket.

PGB (1)

1 Hardy’s Amhard Indy Kate, brindle. Sweet head. Good bite. Dark eye. Topline so sound. Tailset bang on. Moved out well. Very nice. RCC.

LB (3)

1 Seall’s Bregorrey Madam Defiance, dark brindle. Beautiful head. So very alert. Bite spot on. Shoulder & neck so good. Top very sound, in lovely jacket, a picture on the move. Showed to advantage. CC & BOB;

2 George & Sullivan’s Romainville Fade To Grey, brindle. Nice to go over but she kept looking around on the move, which broke her movement pattern & made her front look poor, pity;

3 Hannington’s Romainville Uptown Girl.

OB (0).


Welsh Kennel Club critique

The 3rd critique in a week so many thanks to the judges. People enter to know what the judges think so it is appreciated when they take the time to put finger to keyboard!! (Unsubtle hint for any future judges)

Glen of Imaal Terriers

V D. 1st.  Mr and Mrs ML & A Hardy. Amhard Damson Sauce.Nice head with good eye colour, correct ear size and shape strong neck, well laid shoulder correct top line. He has a good front with nice turn of feet,well muscled, good turn of stifle and still looks good  from all angles when moving. Best Veteran.

PD. 1st. Dr. J. Alstead. Panjantick Golden Spurs. Nice head and expression, good jaw and bite, nice eye colour, correct ear shape and size, a good front  with neat feet. well lay of shoulders with correct top line, moved when settled but still very much a baby.

JD. 1st. Dr, J. Alstead. Panjantick Golden Spurs.

PGD. Mr and Mrs ML & A Hardy. Amhard High Flyer. Nice head with good stop, strong jaw with correct bite,  correct front, and  turn of feet, strong neck,  good shoulder placement, level top-line  with gentle rise to a strong loin, really well muscled thighs, good turn of stifle, well off for bone through out, moved well fore and aft.

2nd. Mr and Mrs I & C. Squires. Bendikes Edward Bear. A boy  that has not yet fully matured  but with saying that he has a nice head with good fore face, strong jaw with correct bite and ear shape and size. right front  with correct turn of feet,  good lay of shoulders. nice topline with that gentle rise to the loin.   Preferred movement of 1st.

3rd. Mrs. P J Withers. Panjantick Star Trooper.

OD. 1st. Mrs M A. Quinn. Kirikee Ronan O’ Gara. A nice size boy with a lovely head which  has a good stop, strong jaw, correct ear size and shape, nice wide front with correct neat feet.  moderate in lenght and well muscled neck,  good  lay of shoulders, deep chest well sprung ribs, level topline with rise to a strong loin, good hind quarters that’s well muscled,  well off for bone through out,  nice coat, looked good in stance and moved effortlessly around the ring whilst still keeping his shape, built to do a days work. Pleased to award him the Dog CC.

2nd. Mrs K. George & Miss N C Sullivan. Romainville Billy Whizz. Another up standing boy with nice head strong jaw lovely round eyes of good colour, well boned legs and body, good lay of shoulders correct topline deep chest nice angulations all round, in beautiful coat, moved well. Reserve CC.

PB. 1st.Mr and Mrs ML &A. Hardy. Bonny Nell. A little girl with lots to like, super little head  for one so young with the best of expressions, strong jaw with correct bite,  lovely round eyes with a look that makes one melt, ears of correct size and shape, good neck and shoulders, correct front with enough bone, feet placed well, good body with  correct topline, nice turn of stifle. When settled she moved nicely round the ring, I took a long hard look  at her  as she pressed hard  for  the reserve cc.  Was pleased to award her Best Puppy

JB.1st. Mr and Mrs ML & A. Hardy. Amhard Indy Kate. Nice head with good stop, strong jaw good  bite, nice shape ears, correct front and body shape, level topline with the rise to strong loin, good bend of stifle. Moved well.

PGB. 1st. Mr and Mrs I & C. Squires. Young May Moon. A young lady that has come on in leaps and bounds, head of good width,strong jaw correct bite big round eyes correct ear shape and size, nice front with well placed feet, plenty of bone, strong neck, good lay of shoulders, well sprung ribs, level topline, well muscled thighs, nice angulation through out,  looks lovely when stacked. moved well. Reserve CC.

2nd. Mrs K. George &Miss N C. Sullivan. Romainville Rock On Ruby. A big bitch which hid nothing as she came today with no coat, a lovely head , strong  jaw round eyes of good colour, well off for bone, great body to go over, nice deep chest, level topline, well muscled hind quarters, good angulations all round, moved beautifully around the ring.

OB.1st. Mrs K. George, & Miss N C Sullivan. Romainville Ellie. Another nice girl from this well known kennel, super little head, strong jaw correct bite. lovely eyes and expression. good front with correct feet placement, right amount of bone,moderate neck good lay of shoulders level topline gentle rise to strong loin, deep chest, well muscled thighs with correct turn of stifle, in good coat that gleamed, looked good in stance and movement, she moved round the ring with a good rear drive action. I was pleased to award her  the Bitch CC and Best of Breed.

2nd. Mr and Mrs ML & A. Hardy. Amhard Ginger Galore. Another good bitch to go over, a lovely head with a strong jaw correct mouth, nice round eye correct ear shape and size,  good wide front  to allow  plenty heart room  well boned legs of correct shape, strong neck onto well laid shoulders, deep chest level topline, well muscled hind quarters and good angulations all round. Coat of correct texture and  of nice lenght. Moved sound.

Val Harley-Judge