Central Bernese Mountain Dog Club

2018 Open Show

Judges Critique

The Central Bernese Mountain Dog Club Open Show –  20th May 2018

Judge – Caroline Friend-Rees (Amical)


Many thanks to the Officers and Committee for the invitation to judge at your very well run friendly show. Held at a fabulous venue with a lovely big outdoor ring . Many thanks also to the exhibitors, I was over the moon with such an excellent quality entry.


Minor Puppy Dog 1 -1st –  Mr & Mrs Stephenson’s  Bernark’s Mount Snowdon

Beautiful 7 month old puppy with good head proportions, dark eyes, good ear set and carriage. Medium length neck into sloping shoulders and level topline. Moving with good ground covering action. Pleased to award him Best Puppy Dog & Best Puppy in Show


Puppy Dog 1 -1st – Ms J B Miles’ Littlehidden Jyme Spicez at Jaybiem -Lovely male of good shape and size. Excellent bone and substance. Dark almond shaped eyes and correct dentition. Very nicely marked. Moving well.


Junior Dog 4/1 - 1st Mr S, Mrs J & Miss E Green’s Matthias Vom Durbachler Wald at Waildershelf (Imp NLD) - Masculine male of good type. Dark almond eyes, well defined stop and strong straight muzzle. Good front assembly, well laid shoulders and firm topline. Moved well with excellent reach.

2nd   Mr MP & CA Mrs Wilson’s  Blumental Jack Jones - Another well made male with good bone and substance. Masculine head and muzzle with dark eyes and good ear set and carriage. Firm topline and good tail set. Strong well angulated hind quarters.    

3rd   Mrs J Evans Harvestbank I’m a Believer


Yearling Dog 7/1 - 1st  Ms J B Miles & Ms S Ishaque  Jaybiem Stan Innovation JW

Quality  male with excellent bone and substance. Strong head with dark almond eyes, well defined stop and strong straight muzzle. Correct length of neck into long sloping shoulders and firm topline. Well balanced throughout which showed on the move with excellent ground covering action. Pleased to award him Reserve Best Dog.

2nd   Mrs R, Mr B & Mrs J King & Green’s Joseph Vom Durrbachler Wald at Arvella JW (Imp NLD) Strong male of good type.  Good dark almond eyes, correct dentition  and strong muzzle. Level topline and strong well angulated hindquarters. Preferred the front anglation of 1.

3rd  Mr & Mrs Stephenson’s  Kernow Something Perfect

Res   Ms L & Ms M Arciszewska & Sherratt’s Kyleburn Night Voyager

VHC  Mr M & Mrs J A Wakeland’s Collansues Secret Potion at Bramikdel


Post Graduate Dog  4/1 - 1st  Miss JA & Mr D Wright & Kirk’s Arvella Mark of Respect for Roesilbern Masculine well built male with a strong head and muzzle. Dark eyes and well set ears. Good front and rear anglation. Deep chest and level topline.

2nd Mr G, Ms M & Ms JB Griffiths, Orme & Miles’ Jaybiem with n’Without Y’Zeus JW Balanced masculine head with dark eyes and correct dentition. Correct length of neck into well laid shoulders and good front assembly. Firm topline and  good tail set. Good bone and short, compact round feet. 3rd   Mrs M Bailey’s  Halesbern Naughtly But Nice

Limit Dog 6/3 - 1st  Mr A & Mrs JA Fairclough’s Monalou Spirit of Discovery

3 year old male of good type. Strong balanced head with dark eyes and medium well set ears. Muscular neck  into good front assembly, firm topline and good tail set. Lovely front reaching movement.

2nd Mrs M Bailey’s  HalesBern Naughty but Nice - Pleasing head and expression with lovely dark almond shaped eyes and good dentition. Deep chest down to elbow , well ribbed and strong loins. Moving better in this class than previous class.

3rd Mr D Walton’s Enchambray Waterloo


Open Dog 7/3 - 1st  K & S Bird & Bridges’ Ch Kernow Something ShCm

Quality type male with good bone, substance and proportions. Masculine head with Flat skull, dark almond eyes and broad muzzle. Excellent  front assembly, sloping shoulders and level topline. Deep broad chest down to close fitting elbows. Well ribbed and strong loins. Broad, strong well muscled hindquarters and  well let down hocks. Shown in excellent condition. Could not deny him Best Male and Res Best in Show

2nd M T & Mrs P Granger’s Orlando Bloom at Jaybiem

Well boned male with balanced masculine head. Strong muscular neck, well laid shoulders, straight forelegs and compact feet. Broad deep chest, strong loins and rounded rump.  

3rd  Mr M P & Mrs S J Avery’s Lujento Morse

Res  Ms L & Ms M Arciszewska & Skerratt’s  Kyleburn Night Voyager


Veteran Dog 1 - 1st 78 Miss JA & Mr D Wright & Kirk’s Materabern Good Friday

Strong masculine head of good proportions and kind expression. Correct medium length neck and firm topline. Broad chest down to elbows and well sprung ribs. Compact  rounded feet. Moved well


Minor Puppy Bitch 4/2 - 1st  Mrs V Caswell’s Santala Rose Quartz

Feminine pretty puppy with good bone and substance for her age. Lovely head and super expression. Well made body with good outline and pleasing movement.

2nd Mr DJG Wright’s  Gracielamusu Stebuklai (Imp LTU)

Ultra feminine bitch with lovely dark almond eyes and good dentition. Correct level topline but tail carried a little too high. Lovely compact round feet and moving well.


Puppy  Bitch 2/1 - 1st  Mrs E Worrall’s  Jesterbrock Dragonstone

10 month old Promising puppy. Head of good size and shape with dark eyes, strong muzzle and well set ears. Correct length of neck and lay of shoulder with straight forelegs and firm topline. Lovely blanced bitch moving with good ground covering profile action. Best Puppy Bitch and Res Best Puppy in Show


Junior Bitch 3/1 - 1st   Mrs S A Watson’s Stepdasher Winter Wish

Attractive bitch with medium length neck, correct front and shoulders. Straight forelegs and super feet. Strong well muscled hindquarters and good tail carriage. Moving with lovely balanced reach action in profile.

2nd  Mrs J & Mr R Jones’ Bernfawr Joyful Delight 17 month old bitch with excellent bone. Pleasing head and typical expression. Good neck and topline.  Lovely compact round feet. Moving well

Yearling Bitch 9/4 - 1st Ms J B Miles’ Jaybiem My My My JW

Type young well made bitch with good bone and substance.  Head of good shape with dark eyes and well set ears. Correct medium length muscular neck, well laid shoulders and straight forelegs. Broad chest down to elbow and firm topline. Rounded rump and strong hindquarters. Sound mover with good balanced reach.

2nd  K & H Bird & Head’s Cullumbern Roman Toga with Millermead JW

Another quality bitch of good size and proportions. Feminine head with flat skull, defined stop and dark almond eyes. Good depth of chest, correct front and rear anglation with a  firm level topline. Moving well.

3rd  Mrs J A Harris’s Meadowpark’s Dancin on my own

Res  Mrs B A & Mr LD Knight’s Kernow Something Fancy

VHC Mr B & Mrs J Hellingsworths Alisnobern Anna at Carabaz


Post Graduate Bitch 7/2 - 1st Mrs Y Cloughs Bernarks Now or Never

Feminine bitch yet with required bone and substance. Balanced head with strong muzzle, good ear set and correct dentition. Well laid shoulders and good straight forelegs. Broad deep chest down to elbow and level topline. Well musculed hindquarters and good tail carriage.

2nd Mrs R J & Mr BA King’s Ecalpharas Moonshine over Leapingwell

Pleasing head and expression with lovely dark almond eyes, good dentition and well set ears.  Level topline and strong well muscled hindquarters. Moving well.

3rd Mr JW & Mrs HM Flippance’s Tickbern Upto Jenna at Nenebern

Res Mrs K Flaxmans Glanzberg See The Sun

VHC Mrs S Small Malindibeach Faberge Fancy


Limit Bitch 6/2 - 1st Ms J B Miles’ Jaybiem Burli Shassi JW

Quality 2 year old bitch with lovely eye and expression, correct length of neck into sloping shoulder and firm topline. Well angulated and strong hindquarters. Moving well coming and going with lovely reaching action on the profile movement. Pleased to award her Res Best Bitch .

2nd  Ms K Birds Kernow Let It Be at Cullembern JW ShCm - Feminie bitch yet still with good bone and substance . Lovely head with dark almond eyes and strong muzzle. Medium length neck into sloping shoulders and straight forelegs legs. Level topline and good rear anglation.

3rd  Mr  MP & CA Mrs Wilson’s  Monalou Maid in Russia at Blumental

Res Miss C Handley’s  Jesterbrock Alpine Joy at Enchambray


Open Bitch 4/2 - 1st  Mr TG & Mrs J Sutton’s Ch Bernsteph Dior Remember Me JW ShCm Stunning 5 year old eye catching bitch. Strong, balanced feminine head with lovely dark almond eyes  and well set ears. Muscular neck of good length. Well laid shoulders with good angulation and straight forelegs. Broad chest down to close fitting elbows. Well ribbed and strong loin. Firm topline and broad well muscled hindquartes. Could watch her move all day with her sound up and back then balanced ground covering reach in profile. Presented in super coat and condition A pleasure to award her Best Bitch and Best in Show.

2nd  Mr T & Mrs P Granger’s Shirdees Harlow Jean of Shadybower JW

Strong bitch with ample bone and substance. Dark eyes, defined stop and broad, strong muzzle. All in proportion. Good length of neck, correct sloping shoulders, straight forelegs and firm topline. Moving with good reach in profile.


Veteran Bitch 5/2 - 1st  Mr RW Toms’ Emberfay Moonglow

Quality bitch  with good bone and substance yet still feminine. Lovely balanced head with dark eyes and good expression.  Moderate length of neck, into good front assembly and shoulders, level topline and rounded rump. Strong well angulated hindquartes and short round, compact feet. Excellent movement. Could not deny her Best Veteran in show.

2nd  Mr G, Mrs V E & Ms M L Griffiths, Slade & Orme’s Ch Jaybiem You Doo at Potterspride JW Lovely feminine bitch with dark eyes and kind expression. Excellent shoulders and front assembly with firm level topline, chest down to elbows, strong loin, well muscled strong hindquarters and super feet. Sound moving up and back with lovely profile on the around.

3rd Mrs S Small Malindibeach Perfect Poseur


Mrs Caroline Friend-Rees

Amical

 

 

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