The 'Junior' as usual sponsored the Bulldog classes at Guildford & DCS and provided rosettes. David Bell attracted an entry of 21 dogs. His principle winners:
- Best of Breed: Cholto Revolution
- Reserve Best of Breed: De Ca`n Benet Starmenta Linmist JW
- Best Puppy in Breed: Ironspirit Candy Coated
A big thank you to the committee of the Guildford & District Canine Society for allowing me to judge the Bulldog classes on Sunday 8th, December 2013 at South Of England Showground, Ardingly and to The Junior Bulldog Club for donating rosettes. I had a lovely day and met a lot of nice people from my stewards, competitors and committee. The event was held indoors with good size rings and sand on the floor, which the Bulldogs seemed to enjoy. Unfortunately there was no group competition, The quality of the Bulldogs was really good and i had some difficult choices to make. Finally a massive thank you to the competitors who were present for making my journey more than worthwhile.
Puppy (8, 4)
1st – Ironspirit Candy Coated, Red and White bitch of 11 months, beautiful head for age with correctly placed thin rose ears, fine wrinkles, nice length of fore face, lovely clear dark eyes, nice upturn of jaw and wide. Great reach of neck, deep brisket within a square front, tacked on shoulders down to neat feet. Beautiful topline which was hold on the move, nice spring of rib, down to nice tail set, good angulation. Lovely coat. Movement was excellent best I’ve seen for a long time. Best Puppy.
2nd - Linmist By My Side, Red and White dog. Good width & length of skull, neat rose ears correctly set, neat over-nose roll, excellent true underjaw of good width & upturn, fine wrinkle, dark expressive eyes, lovely sour expression. Nice square front with strong straight bone, lack of chest and brisket. Tacked on shoulders & leading to neat feet. Good length of neck leading to a short cobby body, with good spring of rib & correct topline. Good angulation to hindquarters, nice coat, tail correctly placed & good movement.
Post Graduate (8, 4)
1st – Cholto Revolution, Standard Red and White feminine bitch. Finely wrinkled flat skull with correct thin rose ears. Dark round eyes, open nostrils, lovely upturn of jaw with good width. Lovely padded muzzle and layback all resulting in a sour expression. Great reach of neck down through beautiful tacked on shoulders to a deep chest and brisket. Well off for bone, neat feet. Cobby body with a nice spring of rib, correct topline with good tuckup. Good angulation to produce a powerful walk. Well balance bitch with Ok tail very free on the move. Handled and presented lovely. Best Of Breed.
2nd – Basshunter Gerenal Maximus, Red brindle and White, standard size dog. An excellent, brick shaped head with fine wrinkle & a good sour expression. Open nostrils, good pigment, flat wide skull, correct length of fore face, good layback, dark eyes & well set rose ears, Good turn of underjaw & of good width. Tacked on shoulders, neat feet & depth of brisket. Good reach of neck leading through to a well-shaped, cobby body with excellent spring of rib. Ok topline & light hindquarters, good angulation. good tail correctly set, Movement well.
Open (5, 3)
1st - De Can't Benet Starmen Ta Linmist, Another quality Red & White standard feminine bitch, with a good shaped head with dark well set eyes of correct shape, fine wrinkle, correct set thin ears, with a lovely turn of under jaw, good open nostrils, nice reach of neck, straight front down to neat feet, tacked on shoulders, nice spring of rib, good topline, good tail and rear angulation, moved well. Reserve Best Of Breed.
2nd - Ragmarte Vanilla Ice At Ruakuri, White very mature bitch, finely wrinkled flat skull ,neat rose ears, well padded cheeks ,correct eye placement, nice layback, sour expression & true wide jaw. Deep brisket , well off for bone, lovely neat feet, tacked on shoulders into straight front a good reach of neck, immense spring of rib with a nice topline, good angulated & muscled hindquarters. Preferred Movement on 1st. Presented & handled beautifully.
David Bell (Pendlebrier)