The Golden Retriever Club Open Show Special Awards 21 November 2021
Thank you so much to the hard-working committee of The Golden Retriever Club for inviting me to judge and for putting on a well-run show with super atmosphere.
The Heather Morris Memorial Special Awards Puppy Dog or Bitch
1ST Russell-Bond & Cole, Mesdames ROSINANTE SILHOUETTE
A nicely developed 9-month-old bitch. Lovely feminine head with good expression and pigmentation. Clean neck with well laid back shoulders. Correct angulation front and rear with good amount of substance. Sound and easy mover with a level topline.
2ND Pounds-Longhurst Mrs SH, MOSSBURN GOLLY MISS MOLLY
A midgold well balanced 11 months old bitch. Clean in outline. Gentle head and expression. Good depth of rib. Sound all through. Preferred the movement of winner on the day.
3RD Fosters Mr B & Mrs C, EAU MY GOLD VD CORNERBROOK AURISTELA
The Joan Lavender Memorial Special Awards Graduate Dog or Bitch
1ST Hill Miss P, SANDAULA THIS WILL DO (AI) JW
This bitch caught my eye as she walked in the ring so well-constructed, full of quality and breed type with a stunning outline. Superb head and expression. So balanced and well made through out. Presented and handled to perfection. Moved effortlessly, with a super stride and carriage.
2ND Haxton Mrs C, DANTASSIE DOUBLE TAKE
Another stunning exhibit in this class. A well-balanced dog with a pleasing masculine head and expression. Good length of neck with well laid-back shoulder. Neat feet, lovely angulation front and rear. Very sound mover.
3RD Falconer Mrs A E CONTEMPORARY BEGUILE AGAIN VIA SIATHAM
The Joan Gill Memorial Special Award Open Dog or Bitch
1ST Loverock Mrs M C PUTJADE PEAKY BLINDER AT LOVISSA
Lovely presented symmetrical dog in full coat. Typical head with excellent expression and pigmentation. Good reach of neck with strong level topline. Super feet and well boned throughout. Steady mover.
2ND Porter Mrs S SHEARSTONE RIFF RAFF JW
A feminine bitch with a lovely reach of neck. Lovely soft expression of head. Good balanced angulation front and rear. Super topline and neat feet. Steady mover.
3RD Cole Mrs L P ROOKSBURY PHANTASIA JW
Judge Petra Wred (Gillbryan)