Phoenix Judges Critiques.

RICHMOND CHAMPIONSHIP 12/09/10

“Strong and well constructed with a good harsh coat and has a typical outline for the breed. She has excellent movement, really driving from behind.”

1st Post Graduate Bitch

Judge: Eileen Hughes

NATIONAL GUNDOG CHAMPIONSHIP 07/08/10

“Well up to size but is beautifully put together, I just thought her lovely, possesses the prettiest of heads, of correct proportion, melting expression, lovely arch to neck, good reach of upper arm, straightest of fronts, with elbows well tucked in, good depth of chest, level topline, good rear angulation, excellent coat, moved so well, with plenty of drive”

1st Graduate Bitch

Judge: Terry Pearson

MINEHEAD & DISTRICT 28/07/10

Smart bitch, lovely feminine head, clean in neck and good shoulder placement, correct topline and tailset, well angled for a youngster, neat feet and god bone, excellent mover.

1st NSC Open & Best NSC Gundog

Judge: Linda Harvey Major

LISKEARD & DISTRICT 11/07/10

I liked this bitch very much. She had an air of fun about her. Substantial with correctly proportioned head. Slightly rounded skull and kind oval eye, giving a pleasing picture. Strong body with best of fronts. Movement was precise with drive. Correct harsh coat.”

1st NSC Open

Judge: Margaret Bunce

HWVA OPEN 18/04/10

“Well grown, plenty of strength, impressive outline, very appealing expression, in hard muscular condition, sound confident temperament.”

2nd Junior Bitch

Judge: Mrs. Margaret Hathaway

ILFRACOMBE & DISTRICT 20/02/10

Good sized bitch, pleasing head, intelligent expression, a well muscled neck slightly arched set into well laid shoulders, forequarters straight with elbows close to body, level back, ribs well sprung and carried well back, hindquarters viewed from rear straight, hocks well let down, moved well with flowing action.

1st Graduate & Reserve BOB

Judge: Elwyn Evans

SOUTH WESTERN GUNDOG 17/10/09

11 month old puppy with a well proportioned head and intelligent expression. Good depth of chest and correct angulation front and rear. Feminine but with a well proportioned body and well developed thigh. Level topline. Lovely coat. She moved very well maintaining a level topline.”

Best Puppy, Best of Breed and 3rd Best Puppy in Show.

Judge: Jennie Willcock-Bates

SOUTH WALES KENNEL ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIP08/10/09

“A well made puppy bitch, well up for size, although balanced, and with the correct length in body. Matching angles front and rear, moved truly.”

Best Puppy.

Judge: Eileen Hughes

CORNWALL GUN DOG CLUB 26/09/09

“I loved her balance and construction. Sound as a bell and showed herself off to perfection both standing and on the move.”

1st Open, Best Puppy, Best of Breed.

Judge: Wendy Andrews

RICHMOND CHAMPIONSHIP13/09/09

Presented with good balance and correct size. Pleasing dry head and expression with harsh whiskers and good coat. Still young, but should tighten to produce good reach and drive.”

1st Puppy Bitch, Best Puppy.

Judge: Kay Eldred

HWVA OPEN06/09/09

Nine-month-old well-balanced youngster with deep russet colouring and wiry coat. Liked her head which had sufficient facial furnishings for age. Good hind angulation. Moved Well. Should change places with (1st puppy) many times.”

2nd Puppy Bitch

Judge: Barbara Stamp

WELSH KENNEL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP23/08/09

Nine month old bitch with good body length and balance. Head still needs to break but her eye and earset are good, furnishings and coat are good. She has straight forelegs. Topline, croup and rear angulation all please. Reasonably positive movement for age and stage of development. An attractive package.”

1st Puppy Dog or Bitch, Best Puppy.

Judge: Margaret Holmes

NORTH DEVON OPEN05/08/09

“Very pleasing head and eye, good shoulder placement and nice front and feet. Excellent mover.”

1st NSC Junior, Best NSC Puppy, Gundog Puppy Group 1, Reserve Best Puppy in Show.

Judge: Dr. Monica Boggia-Black


NATIONAL GUNDOG CHAMPIONSHIP 01/08/09

“Substantial puppy, yet to grow into herself. Good coat developing, balanced head, correct eye shape, very nice neck, strong boned forelegs, strong pasterns, good length & shape of ribs, correct loin, well muscled croup & 1 thigh, she will be able to hold herself together on the move when she matures.”

2nd Puppy Bitch.

Judge: Jonathan Parry

DORSET COUNTY OPEN 26/07/09

Good wire coat, deep rich colour. Lean head with a noble expression. Straight in front and good quarters for her age. Hocks well let down. Tight Feet. Was pleased to  give her Puppy Group 2″

1st NSC Puppy, Best NSC Puppy, Gundog Puppy Group 2.

Judge: Jill Holgate

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