BRITISH COLLIE CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW. 2ND MARCH 2019.
ROUGH COLLIE BITCHES.

I would like to thank the British Collie Club for inviting me to judge this prestigious Breed show.  One I supported for many years when showing, and to the exhibitors for presenting their bitches in immaculate condition. Special thanks to Duna for getting me there and home again.

VETERAN(6)
1. MARGETTS. COLLINGVALE CRÈME CARAMEL JW. Shaded sable/white  who appealed immediately. She is balanced, with level topline and excellent shoulder placement which enables her to show to advantage.  Her ears are correctly placed and she uses them non-stop. She has good foreface and underjaw and sweet eye. Scored on the move, too.
2. HAWKINS’ CH. BRILYN PLATINUM LUSTRE.  I have greatly admired this lovely bitch over the years. I saw her win her 1st.CC and she has annexed many more since then. I cannot say any more than has already been written about her by others. She obviously enjoys her days out. Today for me, she did not sparkle.
3. AIKMAN’S WELANGA FIRE OPAL.


MINOR PUPPY(3)
1.BURROWS’ REVDVICKI BLACK DIAMOND.Tri, nearly 9 months and already showing like a veteran.She is not flashy, but her whites were immaculate.  Head handles well. She has a sweet eye and correctly placed stop and with her ears correctly placed and used, presents a nice picture.Stands foursquare and moves soundly.Expertly handled.
2.PHILPIN’S TUDORLYN A KIND OF MAGIC. Tri with full white collar and front legs. Balanced, with level topline. Ears correctly placed and she used them. Good foreface and underjaw and correctly placed stop. Not as sweet in eye as 1.
3. WRAY’S TAKHISIS SWEET DREAMS OF UFFSPRING.
PUPPY (13)

PUPPY (13)
A lovely class of puppies headed by
1. LLEWELLYN’S SALSINA SHARE THE LOVE. Lovely clear golden sable with full white collar. Presented to perfection.10 months. She is balanced, good topline and stood foursquare and when she moved, covered the ground with ease. Well filled foreface, correct stop and well placed ears giving the desired expression. BPIB & BPIS Congratulations.
2.ILEY’S ARKLETHILL DELILAH AT ILEYDA.  Another golden sable in tip top condition.Clean head with just enough stop. Clean foreface with well filled muzzle and flat backskull. Ears correctly placed which she used non-stop. Neat legs and feet with short hocks. Moved soundly and effortlessly. An interesting puppy. Unlucky to meet 1.
3. McLENEHAN’S TIGANLEA THIS IS LOVE.


JUNIOR (13)(2a)
1. HOLLYWOOD’S AMALIE NATURAL BLONDE. Anther gold sable with not a lot of white, but this did not detract. Good level topline and stood foursquare. Responded well to handler. Her foreface and backskull correct. Her well-shaped eye and good ear carriage gave a sweet expression. Moved very well.
2.WALDER’S HANVALE POLLY SHELBY. Pretty, clear sable with full white collar and legs .In good coat and condition. Stood foursquare and showed non-stop ,and moved soundly. At one with her handler. 2 very nice bitches, but I just preferred the eyeset and expression of the winner.  Close decision though.
3. TAME’S RIVERSIDE SONG XTRA SWEET AT RAHLISSA(Imp.Rom)


MAIDEN(9)
1. ARKLETHILL DELILAH AT ILEYDA.
2.HANVALE POLLY SHELBY
3.OH SUZANNA  DU CLOS DE SEAWIND AT RAHLISSA(Imp.Rom)


NOVICE(12)
1.ARKLETHILL DELILAH
2.HANVALE POLLY SHELBY
3.SALSINA SHARE THE PASSION

.
GRADUATE(10)(1a)
1.SCOTTLYME QKISSAGRAM FOR AVONFAIR(Imp.Bel). Another golden sable. Immaculately presented as always from this kennel. Nice outline standing, and moved very well. Coat round her neck gave a stuffy appearance, which I am sure will disappear  when she gets her full coat and it all blends in. She has a sweet eye and well filled foreface, with balanced backskull and neat ears presents a pleasing picture.
2.CONGDON’S AARONWELL ASTRAL DANCER. Beautifully coloured blue merle I have judged before and liked her. She is longer in back than some, but this does not affect her super movement. Her head is clean,nicely filled foreface and good underjaw.  Unfortunately, between coats and not trying to show at all, hence this placing.
3.LOCKYER’S NASTY GIRL CLOS DE SEA-WIND AT GATAJ.


POST GRADUATE(7)(1a)
1. KINNERET COPPER KISSES FOR CORYDON.Shaded sable with full white collar and front legs. Stood foursquare and moved very soundly as you would expect from this kennel.Showed well.
2.CHANTIQUE OBSESSION AT MYJACKS. I thought this would be my winner here. Standing she is beautiful. Balanced throughout. Stands foursquare with nice short hocks. In excellent coat which was presented to perfection.  Sadly she would not go on the move, hence this placing.
3.GROWCOTT’S NITHVIEW COUNTRY DREAMS AT LILLYWAY.


MID-LIMIT(7)(2a)
A trio of lovely, quality bitches, headed by:-
1.HUMPHREY’S SHASAM SHADES OF GUILT.  I have not seen this bitch since she was a baby puppy at her first show. I liked her then and I like her even more now that she has matured She looks good from all angles. Full shawl collar and white front legs which were sparkling. She has an excellent head. Rounded foreface and good backskull, no sign of coarsness here! Correct eyeset and ear placement. Level topline and good reach of neck. Neat hocks.  Standing, a picture,with just enough coat which is of the correct texture. Moving, she covered the ground with ease and kept her topline. I was pleased to award her the CC. Then she was BOB and RBIS. Congratulations,you can send her to me anytime you like!!
2.GRINDLEY’S LANRUE LADYBIRD OF MYRIEHEWE. I LOVED THIS BITCH. So unlucky to meet 1. She was in excellent coat, with full white collar. Lovely clean foreface and eyes correctly set. Ear placement good and she showed non-stop. Looked well on the move. Neat feet. Pity she missed the challenge.
3.MARGETT’S COLINGVALE CHARDONAY.


LIMIT(11)(1a)
1.HAWKINS’ BRILYN MOLLYCODDLES.Another golden sable with full white collar and front which absolutely gleamed. Stood foursquare with level topline. Good shoulder placement and reach of neck. Balanced head with good foreface and sweet eye and expression and correctly placed ears which she used to advantage. Excellent on the move and kept her shape. Res.CC.
2. BROOKER’S LOVELY FLOWER DU BOIS DES AMAZONES FOR CORISIAN(Imp.Fra).I have judged this one as a puppy and I still like her. She is in beautiful coat, a darker sable but eyecatching. Stands on good legs and feet with level topline. Good ear placement and showed well for handler. Moved OK too. Just preferred the head planes of 1.
3.WALDER’S BELDONES LA VITA BELLA FOR HANVALE.


OPEN(10)
1. CH. TIGANLEA TINKERBELL AT REVDVICKI. Well known Ch. In lovely coat. Well presented and ably shown. Sweet eye and expression. Has all the essentials. Moved well.
2. WALDER’S CH.HEART OF GOLD DE CABRENYSSET FOR HANVALE(Imp.Fra). S/W with full collar and white legs.  In excellent condition. Well presented and shown.Just preferred the balance of 1 but two worthy Champions.
3.PLANK’S RIVERSIDE SONG HAPPY ENDING FOR RAYVEL(Imp.Fra).

JILL OLIVER.
JUDGE.