Northern English Setter Society – Open Show  5th May 2018

Show One

Veteran (7,2abs)
1 Loynd’s Richecca Sea the Stars at Crimbledale  8-year-old blue bitch with a good topline held on the move. Good head shape, long neck leading to well laid-back shoulders. Good rear angulation. Flowed round the ring when moved. Best Veteran in Show
2 Dykes and McCrindle’s Sh Ch Caleydene Travelling Man At 10 years old, this tri dog is still showing a good outline from head to tail. Lighter in weight than 1 but Still showing good movement.
3 Lawson’s Sh Ch Mariglen Ice Crystal 
Minor Puppy (7,2abs)
1st Golby’s Wansleydale Cointreau for Shadymoore Orange bitch with a very feminine head and low ears. Well bodied, straight front and good angulation at both ends. Moved freely and with good drive from the rear.
2nd Grimsdell’s  Tattersett Dark Honey Giving away 2 months to 1 but still well bodied. Another pretty head, Level topline and straight front. Moved well but not quite the drive as the first.
3rd Roberts’ Wansleydale Frangelico for Mirkwood
Puppy (3,1abs)
1st Taylor’s Wansleydale Quicksilver Tri dog, 11 months old. Good shoulders, level topline and slashing tail action. Straight front and good depth of chest. Easy relaxed movement round the ring. Best Puppy in Show
2nd Lawson’s Wansleydale Dorian Gray Much the same as his litter brother but not standing quite as straight at the front. All the same comments apply.
Junior Dog (5,1abs)
1st Wansleydale Dorian Gray
2nd Jones’ Ravensett Carnelian at Redbornstoke Orange dog, Good shoulders, level topline and good tail set. Pleasing head with good stop. Good length of neck to give the elegant look.
3rd Arkley’s Hartsett Last Waltz
Yearling Dog (4)
1st Schoneville and Derry’s Hawklawn Khamsin at Balvenie Orange dog of good size but perhaps carrying a little weight. Good tail set and rear angulation. Good bone, a real male head with good stop and strong neck. Good front and moved true.
2nd Ravensett Carnelian at Redbornstoke
3rd Hartsett Last Waltz
Graduate Dog (1)
1st Mellish’s Wattlewood Silver Arrow to Monbrec Blue dog in good condition. Lean head with dark eyes. Good depth of chest. Although alone in the class, still a worthy winner.
Post Graduate Dog (5,1abs)
1st Goutorbe’s Redhara Billy Whizz A smaller dog and clearly very fit with hard muscle. Dark eyes and tight feet. Moved easily round the ring, holding a level topline.
2nd Jennings and Sharman’s Canteris Cool For Catz Blue dog, good head and straight front. Shoulders well laid back and good tail set. Not as free on the move as 1
3rd Mellish’s Gemsett Pole Position for Monbrec
Limit Dog (4)
1st Stewart and Quenby’s Tattersett Galileo Blue dog with a finer head, good reach of neck, level topline and good tailset. Good angulation to front and rear. Moved well.
2nd Cole’s Sorbus Storm Ryder Orange dog, well bodied and elegant on the move. Not easy choosing between first 2.
3rd Mellish’s Walshaw Blinded By Love for Monbrec

Open Dog (3)
1st Loynd’s Sh.Ch. Crimbledale Sea The Skies Clearly a dog that I have liked for some time. Good balanced outline. Good angulation to front and rear. Straight front and deep chest and in super coat. On the move he was on his best behaviour and flowed round the ring. Best dog and Best in Show
2nd Bott, Allen and Morgan’s Quensha Back To The Future Tri dog, nice head with dark eyes. A free mover with plenty of drive. Pushed the winner hard. Reserve Best in show
3rd Wilson’s Abiwrose Blue Musketeer


Junior Bitch (3,1abs)
1st Howarth’s Alolfrana Kansas Kate at Moorbrook Tri, well bodied with good bone. Straight front with well laid-back shoulders, good topline and rear angulation. Moved steadily with good width behind.
2nd Henry’s Beechanger Velvet Crab Very close to 1, good neck and shoulders, moved cleanly But I just preferred the rear movement of 1.
Yearling Bitch (2)
1st Jarvis’ Hawklawn Summer Breeze Small tri bitch. Pretty head. Good bone. Straight front with good shoulders. Moved well.
2nd Welburn’s Bramstorm Faerie Silk at Oshowa Orange bitch, lighter in bone and longer in body. Good rear angulation giving a decent stride on the move.
Graduate Bitch (5,2abs)
1st Taylor’s Wansleydale Margarita Well bodied orange bitch. Good reach of neck into well laid back shoulders. Straight front, level topline and correct tail set. Moved well.
2nd Hawklawn Summer Breeze
3rd Vallance’s Shanaz Coralinn over Rowanmyle
Post Graduate Bitch (3)
1st Dennis, Harris and Morgan Nattaset Sonata Artica at Mariglen Beautiful blue bitch that stood out from the rest. Moved cleanly and elegantly, holding head high and using her tail to good effect. Best Bitch in Show
2nd Ridsdill’s Tattersett Burnt Sugar Well boned orange. Good rear angulation, was a little awkward on the move today.
3rd Williamson’s Hawklawn Kaleidoscope
Limit Bitch (7,1abs)
1st Williamson and Derry’s Balvenie Gone With The Wind Well bodied tri bitch with good bone.
Pretty head and lean neck, straight front. Well sprung ribs. Good rear angulation, moved well.
2nd Dennis’ Mariglen Sweet Pea Orange bitch, balanced head, good ribs. Let herself down on the move by galloping.
3rd Loynd’s Crimbledale Seaing Stars
Open Bitch (3)
1st Bott, Allen and Morgan’s Quensha Shadows of The Night Small tri bitch. Well boned and short coupled. Lovely reach of neck, good shoulders, level topline into good tail set. Moved perfectly to decide the class. Reserve Best Bitch
2nd Stephenson’s Lakecastle Sakura at Wistaston Orange bitch, of a longer type than 1. Pretty head with good stop and a deep chest.
3rd Williamson’s Balvenie Sheer Surprise

Judge Nigel Bryant

Show Two

Many thanks for a lovely quality entry, and the sporting way that the winners were applauded, it made it a most enjoyable day.  Presentation of all the dogs on the day was excellent and my hands were as clean when I had completed my judging as when I started!

Veteran D/B      6,3
1st                 Loynd’s Richecca Sea The Stars At Crimbledale  Beautiful headed bitch showing balanced planes and a soft expression. Medium boned limbs, long neck into clean shoulders, deep brisket, super spring of ribs, correct topline, excellent coat, moved with a great profile stride. Best Veteran In Show
2nd                Harris’s Sh Ch Mariglen Gift Wrapped, Strong moving elegant girl, her footfall is excellent. Sweetest of heads with a soft expressive eye. Balanced throughout with good length to neck leading smoothly in to shoulders, firm topline and well-muscled quarters.
3rd                 Mellish’s Walshaw Christmas Spirit At Monbrec

Minor Puppy D/B     7,2
1st                 Golby’s Wansleydale Coin Treau For Shadymoore , Fabulous head to this lady, great chiselling and the softest of expressions, strong topline and well developed quarters, Sound and stylish on the move with good reach and drive.                  Best Puppy In Show
2nd                Grimsdell ‘s Tattersett Dark Honey, Balanced feminine head. Straight front limbs, well ribbed for age.  Unfortunately, she was losing her topline on the stance, I’m sure this will correct itself as she matures. Moved out well.
3rd                 Stewart & Quenby’s Tattersett Dash Of Spice

Puppy D/B          3,1
1st                 Lawson’s Wansleydale Dorian Gray My notes say ‘’exudes character’’ and he certainly did. Quite an eye catcher, possesses the loveliest of head, great bone and presents a balanced outline, moves with accurate footfall and a fabulously lashing tail. 
2nd                Taylor’s Wansleydale Quicksilver, Good body and type on this boy, he is classic in outline.  Correct head and balanced fore and aft he moved with purpose and drive using his tail to advantage.
Just preferred the bone on 1s .

Junior Dog           4
1st                 Lawson’s Wansleydale Dorian Gray  - repeat
2nd                Jones’s Ravensett Carnelian At Redbornstoke, Balanced head with a kindly expression. Good front and rear angles and good overall balance. Moved exuberantly using his tail well.
3rd                 Arkley’s Hartsett Last Waltz

Yearling Dog       4
1st                 Schoneville & Derry’s Hawklawn Khamsin At Balveni. Really liked the size, front and rear angles and overall balance of this young man. Loved his head with the ‘kind’ look and correct proportions and squared off muzzle. Moved fluidly using his tail well.
2nd                Jones’s Ravensett Carnelian At Redbornstoke - repeat
3rd                 Arkley’s Hartsett Last Waltz

Graduate Dog    1
1st                 Mellish’s Wattlewood Silver Arrow To Monbrec.  Well grown boy, possessing a typical outline and impressive stature. Moved out with style.

Post Graduate Dog          5,1
1st                 Goutorbe’s Redhara Billy Whizz. Appealing eye and expression, well arched and strong neck line, excellent fullness of rib, has complimentary balance of forehand and rear assemblies, Moved stylishly and positively.
2nd                Jennings-Suarman & Suarman’s Canteris Cool For Catz attractive masculine young dog, appealing head with a soft expression. Balanced outline good front, neck and correct topline. Quality throughout but unfortunately he decided not to give ‘his all’ on the move.
3rd           Stead’s Upperwood Michaelmas Man

Limit Dog             5
1st                 Cole’s Sorbus Storm Ryder. Masculine young man who was showing his attributes with confidence. Well-developed head with good chiselling below the kindest of eyes. Good balance throughout. Moved well with the characteristic lashing tail good drive from his excellent quarters.
2nd                Stewart & Quenby’s Tattersett Galileo This boy has the most appealing eye. Pleasing for overall balance, moves enthusiastically which can throw his front out but he has good reach and drive
3rd                 Valance & Callander’s Ennybloc Yorkshire Elite To Rowanmyle

Open Dog            3
1st                Bott & Allen’s Quensha Back To The Future. This young man scores in outline and balance. He carries his topline firmly, deep chested and lovely bone. Straight and strong in front and he has a good ‘big bum’. Flowed around the ring showing good reach and drive. Very well presented and well- muscled. Best Dog & Reserve Best In Show
2nd                Loynd’s Sh Ch Crimbledale Sea The Skies. Typical head shape with the kindest of eye, strong neck leading in to sloping shoulders, good depth and correct spring to ribs. Strong quarters which were used to advantage on the move giving a free flowing stride. Reserve Best Dog
3rd                 Wilson’s Abiwrose Blue Musketeer

Junior Bitch         3,1
1st                Howarth’s Alolfran Kansas Kate At Moorbrook. Classy young lady with loads of promise, so soundly built on correct lines. Balanced head planes with a soft expression. Her body proportions are ideal giving the outline that I look for. On the move she has reach and drive, a bright future I’m sure.
2nd                Henry’s Beechanger Velvet Crab. Pleasing head, she has good balance to her body and showing lovely breed type. In lovely coat. Move freely.

Yearling Bitch     2
1st                 Jarvis’s Hawklawn Summer Breeze. Well grown girl, possessing a sweet head with a soft expression. Well laid back shoulders and good spring of rib, strong quarters which were well used on the move. Just needs to grow a coat.

2nd                Welburn’s Bramstorm Faerie Silk At Osshowa. Finer all way through than 1st, but I did like her size. Good length to upper arm, good tight feet. She covers the ground well on the move

Graduate Bitch  5,2
1st                 Taylor’s Wansleydale Margarita Lovely size and shape, balanced throughout and fits the standard so well. Well balanced head with the best of eyes and such a soft expression. Well ribbed back to strong loin and strong quarters. Super muscular condition which translated into effortless driving movement.  Reserve Best Bitch
2nd                Valance’s Shanza Coralinn Over Rowanmyle. Feminine bitch in good coat and very well presented. Has a lovely shape but to be critical I would like more forechest and depth. But she is of good breed type and she moved well. 
3rd                 Jarvis’s Hawklawn Summer Breeze

Post Graduate Bitch        3
1st                 Williamson’s Hawklawn Kaleidoscope Lovely stylish quality bitch, typical feminine head with a lovely expression, strong neck leading into clean shoulders, deep well sprung ribs, correct topline, very good angulation behind, moved soundly and with drive.
2nd                Ridsdill’s Tattersett Burnt Sugar I really liked this lady she has good proportions and her footfall is prescise, she just needs a bit more schooling to show her attributes to advantage.
3rd           Dennis, Harris & Morgan’s Nattaset Sonata Arctica At Mariglen

Limit Bitch           7, 1
1st                 Loynd’s Crimbledale Seaing Stars. This lady has breed type from the tip of her nose to the tip of her tail. I loved her head, kind eye of lovely shape and colour giving a melting expression. Good neck & shoulders, well sprung ribs and strong quarters which give her a firm level topline. She has reach and drive and wonderful profile movement. Skilful handling brought out the very best in this lovely bitch.       Best Bitch &  Best In Show
2nd                Dennis’s Mariglen Sweetpea a beautiful headed bitch, the softest of expressions. Good length of neck leading in to well- placed shoulders, strong quarters which were well muscled, and in turn gave driving movement
3rd           Wilson’s Upperwood Unforgetable At Abiwrose

Open Bitch
1st                 Bott & Allen’s Quensha Shadows Of The Night Such a lovely size and balance, typical feminine head with the best of expressions from lovely shaped eyes. Strong neck of good length leading into well placed shoulders, very good angulation with good, width of second thigh. Moved true and with attitude. Just needs her coat to develop to complete the picture.
2nd                Stephenson’s Lakecastle Sakura at Wistaton. , Sweet headed with a lovely soft eye. Pleasing outline but does tend to drop her topline on the stack.  Moved steadily.
3rd                 Williamson’s Balvenie Sheer Surprise


Christine Schofield


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