Driffield Agricultural Society
Championship Show - 12th October 2003

 
Best of Breed - Miletree Nijinsky JW
Best Opposite Sex - Miletree Miesque JW
Best Puppy - Keyingham Aphra

Dog Results Bitch Results
 
Dogs.   Mrs L Gillespy
I would like to thank the committee for inviting me to judge at this show and for providing excellent hospitality. I thoroughly enjoyed my day. At the end of judging I was thrilled with my line up of quality dogs. My co-judge, David Crossley and I were in total agreement with the dog, Miletree Nijinsky being BOB, whilst the puppy bitch, Keyingham Alpha was awarded Best Puppy in Breed.
CC Towse's Miletree Nijinsky JW
RCC Gow's Lyncraeg Daydream JW
Best Puppy Rix & Berry's Ricksbury Royal Hero
     
Minor Puppy (21 Entries, 4 Absent)  
1 Rennard's Deranmar The Kingmaker
Ultra smart blen. who made an instant impact and appeal on entering the ring. His outline is classic, looks so well balanced with the most gentle expression despite the few facial freckles. Large, dark eyes enhanced his expression. Well set ears with ample feathering framed his head which was correct for age with dense black pigment. Short-coupled body with good spring of rib, level topline and very good tail carriage. His well-marked, silky coat is coming in very nicely. Attentive to his handler at all times, eager to please. One who will certainly give his owner a great deal of pleasure by continuing to win in the future. This pup, for me, set the very high standard of winners for the rest of the classes.
2 Burr's Spindlepoint Tucker
Another extremely well constructed young blen. whose breeding I very much admire. Less mature than 1, nevertheless an attractive puppy whose outline stands out and whose movement won him his place. So sound both ways due very much to good neck, shoulder placement and turn of stifle. Lovely eyes, not quite the amount of coat as 1 but ample for his age.
3 Levy & Sedgwick's Pascavale Double Take
Puppy (16, 4) The first two in this class were both outstanding, worthy winners and could easily have changed places. The first being well schooled, the second having additional charisma and naughtiness.
1 Rix & Berry's Ricksbury Royal Hero
Richly marked blen. that simply oozes quality. Classic head and expression with large, dark eyes, well set ears and a long, silky coat that was groomed to perfection. Short-coupled in the back. Sufficient white collar to show off his topline on the move. Strong driving movement from the rear allowed him to cover the ground so easily. His tail is well set on and carried happily at all times. BPD.
2 Lymer & Scheidt's Lymrey Hi Octane TAF
Once seen, never forgotten, I certainly will never forget this pup. Stunning to watch move around the ring when he takes note of his handler. He is like a young stallion that knows he should please but sometimes forgets what he is in the ring for. Glamorous beyond belief with the most glorious head. Large, dark eyes that just simply typify the cavalier expression. Rich chestnut coat that was coming in nicely. He has personality plus, very good turn of stifle with correct bone and super driving, rear action. Ever wagging, well set on tail. One certainly to watch out for in the future.
3 Towse's Miletree Macnab
Junior (26, 5)  
1 Inglis' Craigowl Billy Elliot
Being a fan of this tri. pup’s namesake he had instant appeal. A young tri. with, again, an outline to be proud of. His owner manages with great ease to show him off to full potential. Glorious head with large, dark eyes, rich tan in the correct places and dense pigment. Long, well feathered ears added to his extremely pleasing expression. Although more heavily marked, he had enough white on his collar to show off his arched neck and well placed shoulders. Correct tail set and carriage with elegant, free movement both ways. Well-turned stifle and ever wagging tail.
2 Atkinson's Broganzor Damaskus for Kimlea
Extremely attractive blen. with a wealth of well marked, silky coat. Lovely eyes; long, well set ears framing gorgeous head. Very good nose pigment. Balanced outline excelling in movement.
3 Swanston's Pamojill Captain Moss
Special Yearling (23, 2)  
1 King-Smith's Ispahan Galileo JW
A young dog of exceptional quality. Classically marked blen. large, dark appealing eyes. Long well-feathered ears framing an attractive head. His construction stands out no matter which way he stands. He simply couldn’t stand wrongly. Excellent neck and shoulders, level topline and immaculate tail carriage. The first of three winners all sired by my CC winner in August 2000 – Ch. Tameline Northern Dancer. All three excelling in construction.
2 Waters' Maibee A Touch Lucky
Another richly marked blen. with instant appeal. Less mature than 1st but one that is great to watch moving around the ring. He covers the ground with such ease due to strong driving action. Large expressive eyes, His topline and tail carriage are exceptionally good.
3 Waddington's Spindlepoint Chancellor JW
Post Graduate (24, 7)  
1 Levy & Sedgwick's Pascavale Enchanted
A toy spaniel whose head and eyes are what we should all be aiming for. This young, attractively marked blen. has such expressive, large, dark eyes; long well feathered ears, correctly set with an expression that is so kind and gentle. He has a fabulous coat in excellent condition, his owners deserve to be very proud of him. Stunning to watch on the move. He aims to please at all times. For balance I would like to see just a touch more length on the leg. One I seriously considered for the CC.
2 Baker's Nevhill's Roosevelt JW
Gorgeous blen. with a well broken, silky coat. His exuberance shone through. Short, compact in the body. Level topline and very good tail carriage. Exceptionally dark pigment with the largest of eyes.
3 Sidery-Smith's Christleton Rio's Legacy at Wingspan
Limit (28, 3) This class gave me the greatest of pleasure to judge. There were some wonderful examples of quality Cavalier dogs to choose from and it was all down to personal choice in placing the final five, all of whom, on another day could win the CC.
1 Towse's Miletree Nijinsky JW
A glamorous, well marked, blen. whose movement was a joy to behold. Head, lustrous, dark eyes and expression that scream out to be much admired. Lengthy, well set ears groomed to perfection. Well balanced, mature dog with a table top topline and correctly set tail. Extremely well handled in the challenge to win the CC and BOB.
2 Gow's Lyncraeg Daydream JW
Another extremely well balanced toy spaniel. Kind expression, large, dark eyes and dense nose pigment. Body shape is so typical, excellent neck and shoulders, very good turn of stifle. Rich chestnut markings well broken up, on a pearly white ground fits the breed standard beautifully. Sympathetically handled by his owner. His movement is free and easy; this comes from his very good construction. Res. CC
3 Angell's Charwelton Valentine
Open (9, 2)  
1 Koster's Harana Starman
Such a lovely headed B/t dog, he has bright tan markings in all the correct places. Correct head that would look good in any colour. Standing he has the classic outline, level topline and pleasing tail carriage. In this class he moved very well indeed, driving from behind and moving true coming towards me. I seriously considered him for higher honours.
2 Lymer & Scheidt's Ch Lymrey Roger
Gorgeous blen. dog well deserving of his champion status. Long well set ears, framimg a gentle, expressive head. Darkest of nose pigment. Just preferred the more settled action of the 1st when coming towards me.
3 Dolamore's Ricksbury Royal Edition of Crystaldean

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Bitches   Mr D R Crossley
My thanks to the Committee of the Society for the opportunity to judge at their championship show, . My thanks to my stewards, and most importantly I thank most of all the exhibitors who, accepted my decisions with good sportsmanship, thank you all.
My general comments on the dogs present today, Temperaments were good, as one has a right to expect of cavaliers. Movement was variable often as a result of incorrect construction, but most worrying was the great variation in size and type. I also like to see colours as near as possible to the breed standard and in blenhiems and rubies this is crucial, as this can be a deciding factor and affects the final assessment when awards are made.
CC Towse's Miletree Miesque JW
RCC Robertson's Kavacay Spring Faith
Best Puppy Park's Keyingham Aphra
     
Minor Puppy (20 Entries, 9 Absent)  
1 Park's Keyingham Aphra
Attractively marked blenhiem, well presented in good coat for age, good construction ,caught the eye on overall balance and type moved and showed well. Best puppy bitch and best puppy in breed.
2 Bayliss' Castlewytch Bewitched
Another blenhiem with bags of potential very close decision with winner. Excellent construction and movement.
3 Stanley's Stanhome Petite Fluer
Puppy (30, 8)  
1 Towse's Miletree Enchantment
Blenhiem. Well made and therefore sound moving puppy of great breed type, lovely eyes, large and round and dark, black nose pigment lacking in many in this class. Moved and showed well.
2 Wilson's Lichens Tartan Flame
Rich ruby, of correct breed type and construction, again great eyes set in a true cavalier head, good ear set creating an adorable expression, well made throughout moved and showed well.
3 Sansom's Byermoor Queens English
Junior (21, 5)  
1 Bolland's Shandego Annabella
Blenhiem. well made and well coated strong moving and showy. Expressive head nice eye round and dark pigmentation well placed long ears, makes a very stylish picture standing and moving.
2 Shinnick's Leelyn Essence
Black &Tan. Good type with a short coby body, presented in a gleaming coat of good quality, nice expressive head good eye and ear placement, moved and showed well.
3 Hall's Tasset Sweet Affair
Special Yearling (17, 3)  
1 Hughes' Loranka's Summerlove
Rich coloured blenhiem. Good type, neat and well balanced which showed best on the move, attractive head expression ,good pigment well presented.
2 Armitt's Brasingamen Swan Lake
Well broken blenhiem of good type if slightly lighter frame than winner. Good head, nice eye , showed well.
3 Levy & Sedgwick's Pascavale Krystle JW
Post Graduate (24, 5)  
1 Robertson's Kavacay Spring Faith
Very showy and stylish blenhiem of good colour. Soft expression arising from large round dark eyes, set in a well cushioned foreface framed by ears of good length, nicely made body good rib cage, correct angulation coupled with good muscle tone gave a driving movement. Reserve CC
2 Taylor's Rosscrea Swing Time
Another blen of good type, excellent temperament none stop show off. Very pleasing construction and resultant sound movement.
3 Dix's Downsbank Winter Berries for Beewye JW
Limit (24, 5)  
1 Towse's Miletree Miesque JW
I have seen this blenhiem since her puppy days and have never been disappointed with her elegant outline and effortless movement, she flows around the ring with great style. She has great breed type and is correctly constructed in all parts, the head has matured into a classic form with full dark pigmented eyes and the full length ears are the perfect frame, altogether a real picture. In the final line up demanded attention as she gave his all for her handler. A difficult position to be in as a judge as the owner of the sire, but if one cannot take the heat, then stay out of the kitchen. Pleased to award her the CC in a strong final line up. R.Best of Breed and Best Opp Sex.
2 Lymer & Scheidt's Lymrey Sweet Dream
Attractively headed and correctly proportioned blenhiem of good type, showed well.
3 Tolworthy's Salinan Something Special
Open (15, 4)  
1 Gamble & Name Withheld Lisgarth Petrouchka with **
A very close decision with the R.C.C. winner. True cavalier headed black and tan, not a frequent find. Good overall shape and construction and therefore moved and showed well to win in hot company. One for the future.
2 Koster's Ch Harana Good Golly Miss Molly
Very neat and well made ruby, .shown in good order. True cavalier type of head , expressive eyes and correct pigment.
3 Fry & Jackson's Ch Amantra Madonna
 

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