22The Golden Retriever Club Single Breed Open Show Sunday 24th November 2019 SPECIAL AWARDS CLASSES It is an honour to judge at one of our parent Breed Club shows. I would like to thank the Officers and Committee of The Golden Retriever Club for the invitation. HEATHER MORRIS MEMORIAL SPECIAL AWARD PUPPY DOG/BITCH (6 Entries,
2019 SPA Judges Critique
22The Golden Retriever Club Single Breed Open Show
Sunday 24th November 2019
SPECIAL AWARDS CLASSES
It is an honour to judge at one of our parent Breed Club shows. I would like to thank the Officers and
Committee of The Golden Retriever Club for the invitation.
HEATHER MORRIS MEMORIAL SPECIAL AWARD PUPPY DOG/BITCH (6 Entries, 0 Absent)
1st Gregory Mr GH & Mrs J’ KENNELRIDGE MELODY BY BERNEWODE
A 10-month old bitch in full cream coat with feminine head. Correct ear set, dark eye and pigment.
Flowing neck into well laid shoulders, level top line with correct set tail. Deep in heart, well sprung
ribs, short in couple, straight front, cat like feet and well bent stifles. Moved with drive.
2nd Grainger’s AMILONE FLINTSTONE
A 9-month old dog in full cream coat. Dark eye and pigment. Pleasing length of neck continuing into
well laid shoulders. Straight front with good bone, cat like feet, level top line, correct tail set. Moved
freely with a long stride. Preferred the forehand construction of 1. on the day
3rd Ashton’s WILLOWLAWN WYLDSTYLE
JOAN LAVENDER MEMORIAL SPECIAL AWARD GRADUATE DOG/BITCH (12 Entries, 7 Absent)
1st Clarke’s OUSEVALE TOBERMORY JW
Blonde boy with balanced and well chiselled head, well set on neck, muzzle wide and deep, dark eye
and rim, complete scissor bite. Pleasing length of neck, clean and muscular leading into well laid
shoulders, long in blade and upper arm placing legs well under body. Deep through heart, well
sprung rib. Level top line. Strong and muscular loin, legs and second thighs. Well bent stifles.
Powerful movement with drive.
2ND Hill, Miss P & the late Mrs S’ SANDAULA THIS WILL DO (AI) JW
Well balanced dark girl. Sound and level movement strode out with purpose. Kindly expression,
chiselled skull without coarseness, good clean and muscular neck, short coupled, deep through
heart, ribs well sprung. Straight and true in front and rear.
3rd Archer’s HAYDENGOLD ROCK STAR AT SUNANDAIR
JOAN GILL MEMORIAL SPECIAL AWARD OPEN DOG/BITCH (11 Entries, 6 Absent)
1st Hush’s BENROWAN ESPIRIT
Dark girl, balanced skull without coarseness, dark eye and complete scissor bite. Long flowing neck
into well laid shoulders, long in blade with upper arm of equal length placing legs well under body.
Elbows close fitting, short coupled, deep though heart with ribs deep and well sprung, loin and legs
strong and muscular, good second thigh with well bent stifles. Moved with drive when given time to
2nd Gayler’s CAROLAKE REMEMBER ME JW
Dark bitch with kindly expression, balanced head well set on neck flowing in shoulders that are well
laid back. Balanced and short coupled, well sprung ribs, level top line with good tail set, round cat
like feet, legs strong and muscular with good second thighs, well bent stifle, hocks well let down,
straight when viewed from rear. Moved well.
3rd Foreman, Mr G and Mrs T’ CAMESTONE FIELD DAY AT AMBERSUN
JUDGE – Andrea Swatton.