Championship Show
10th March 2018
Rough Collie Dogs


My thanks to the officers and committee for the opportunity to judge at this well organised show, also many thanks to my stewards Margaret and Gwen.


Veteran Dog 4 (0 abs)

1st  Hawkins & Hawkins Foy Ch Beldones Double Diamond have admired this dog over a number of years and was pleased to have the opportunity to handle him and was not disappointed, well filled foreface good underjaw, which was sadly lacking in quite a few today, flat skull, correct shape & eye placement giving a lovely expression, well angulated, moved soundly, presented in tip top condition.
2nd Edward’s Ch Elshajo Armani Moon worthy champion, beautifully presented tri nicely balanced head, correctly placed ears which he used to give a pleasing expression, lovely reach of neck leading to well angulated shoulder, balanced outline, moved well.
3rd Howard’s Darahill Chaos at Sablemyst


Minor Puppy Dog 5 (1 abs)
1st Gladwell’s Sunswirl Win Step to Jotars very promising well balanced s/w lovely expression, correctly placed ears, well balanced head giving desired expression, good angulation front & rear, showed and moved very well, presentation excellent, BPD.
2nd Hawkins & Foy Beldones Napoleon pleasing youngster, lovely eye, well filled foreface, good bone, nicely angulated, beautifully presented.
3rd Cronk’s Culbrae Code Red at Chelborn


Puppy Dog 4 (0 abs)
1st Gladwell’s Sunswirl Win Step to Jotars
2nd McEntee’s Gerian Sundazzle very well presented s/w, well shaped & placed eye, flat skull, balanced outline with good angulation, moved and showed well.
3rd Lockyer’s Think of Me Prince of Sunlight at Gataj


Junior Dog 3 (0 abs)
1st Cooney’s Jopium Dannyboy at Lingwell beautifully presented s/w well balanced head, flat skull, well filled foreface, lovely shaped & placed eye, good ears, nicely arched neck flowing into well angled shoulder, good length of back moved very well.
2nd Humphrey’s Shasam Sign of the Times s/w not in the best coat but was beautifully groomed, lovely balanced head correct eye & ear placement, sweet expression, well balanced outline with good angulation, moved soundly.
3rd Blake’s Corydon Trump the Lot


Maiden Dog 1 (0 abs)
1st Lockyer’s Think of Me Prince of Sunlight at Gatja s/w very well presented, nicely balanced head, pleasing eye, good length of back, just needs to tighten in front.
Novice Dog 2 (0 abs)
1st Gladwell’s Sunswirl Win Step to Jotars
2nd Lockyer’s Think of Me Prince of Sunlight at Gataj


Graduate Dog 5 (0 abs)
1st McLaughlin’s Moondance De Cabrenysset for Brihow beautifully presented upstanding b/m, lovely balanced head, flat skull well filled foreface good underjaw, correct eye & ear placement giving desired expression, lovely outline moved very well.
2nd Hawkins & Foy Beldones Tom Wood another beautifully presented s/w from this kennel, lovely overall balance, pleasing head with lovely eye correct ear placement & stop, well angulated a little unsettled on the move today.
3rd Kelly’s Ballahanna All Guns Blazin


Post Graduate Dog 3 (0 abs)
1st Scott’s Mr Burberry of Lowlands Green Valley for Chantique s/w lovely balanced head eye shape & placement, flat skull, well filled foreface, good neck & shoulder angulation, nice length of back, moved very well & beautifully presented.
2nd Karafaye Scotch Blend at Thistlewing lovely shaded sable, balanced outline, well angulated, moved very well, flat skull but would prefer better placed stop & sweeter eye.
3rd Melvin & Jopson Leemanway River Phonix at Nithview.


Mid Limit Dog 4 (0abs)
1st Congdon’s Monsolana Bounty Taste for Aaronwell immaculately presented Tri lovely balanced head, smooth well filled foreface, flat skull, correct eye & ears giving the desired soft expression, well arched neck, correct shoulder angulation, lovely length of back & bend of stifle moved very well. RCC
2nd Cronk’s Chelborn Storyteller Tri not in full coat but beautifully presented, lovely balanced head, correctly placed ears & eyes giving the desired expression, well arched neck & good shoulder, well sprung ribs, moved very well.
3rd Hollywood’s Amalie Say It Again.

Limit Dog 6 (2 abs)
1st Loader’s Redola Just For Fun lovely headed s/w, flat skull, well filled foreface, lovely eye placement & size giving soft expression, nicely arched neck leading to correct shoulder, good length of back, moved very well, presentation excellent.
2nd Scott’s Magical Moon of Lowlands Green Valley for Chantique, lovely size & beautifully presented s/w, flat skull, well placed and shaped eye, good height to length ratio, lovely bone moved very well.
3rd Maxwell’s Trenley Tatenen at Hamisks.


Open Dog 8 (2 abs)
1st Ch Jopium Stole My Heart at Lingwell s/w clean well balanced head, flat skull, lovely well moulded foreface, good underjaw, correct shaped and placed eyes, well placed ears all combining to give a lovely expression, good neck which is nicely arched leading to well angled shoulder, correct length of back, good rear angulation, moved soundly, presentation excellent. CC
2nd Congdon’s Jugband Blues Du Clos De Sea-Wind via Aaronwell b/m another immaculately presented dog from this kennel, lovely balanced head, well filled foreface, good underjaw, correct stop, correct shape eye & placement, well used ears, lovely balanced outline, well angulated front & rear, moved very well.
3rd Tipper’s Tiganlea Too Good To Be Forgotten

Jean Morgan
Judge