2019 Open Show in aid of The Welfare Trust.Critique and Photos

Midlands and Northern Rhodesian Ridgeback Club Open Show

Sunday 30th November 2019

I would firstly like to thank the club for my invitation to judge this lovely show. I would also like to thank the committee and my stewards for helping my day run very smoothly and enjoyable.              

BEST in SHOW & RES BEST in SHOW
BEST PUPPY in SHOW & BEST VETERAN in SHOW
DOG LINE UP
BITCH LINE UP

Minor Puppy Dog No entries

Puppy Dog 3 entries (1 absent)

  1. DIAMONDRIDGE DI CAPRIOVery nice young liver male. Lovely outline, well angulated in front and rear. Well boned and stood on nice tight feet. A little heavy in head but with correct pigmentation. Moved well once settled. Correct Ridge
  2. DIAMONDRIDGE KEEP IT IN THE DARK FOR KEMGORDONIAnother nice young standard male with good bone and substance. Nice shape. Not quite at the same level of development as 1, still a little loose in his skin. Well-presented and moved nice. Correct Ridge & bite

Junior Dog 4 entries (2 absent)

  1. FIADMA ANSON DONN AT ISIQA Nice youngster of good bone & substance. Correct head but a little light in the eye. Good front but a little stuffy in the rear which became more noticeable on the move. Correct Ridge & bite 2 STASIMELSIE CINNAMON Another nice young male with still a bit more to come. A little finer than 1 but fairly well put together. Nice depth of body. Moved well. Correct Ridge & bite

Novice Dog 2 entries (1 absent)

1. STASIMELSIE CINNAMON

Graduate Dog 2 entries (1 absent)

1. PATEMELIANN RED TARKA KITAARKA Lovely youngster with a very handsome head. Still more to come but a nice outline with good bone and super topline which was kept on the move, but carried tail too high. Correct Ridge & bite

Post Graduate Dog 1 entry (1 absent)

Limit Dog 6 entries (5 absent)

1. KIJVU’S KARDANO Nice male with a lovely outline and length of body. Well angulated front and rear. Plenty of bone. Nice head but a little light eyed A little unsettled on the move. Correct Ridge & bite


Open Dog 9 entries (0 absent

  1. GUNTHWAITE PAPA DON’T PREACH Lovely young male. Beautiful head, handsome but still masculine on a very elegant reach of neck. Fantastic outline with nice bone. Well angulated front and rear. Great length of body. Moved beautifully in class but wasn’t so settled in the challenge. Correct Ridge & bite Best Dog
  2. CH HESPA HENRY HIGGINS JW Another handsome male that pushed hard for 1. Lovely head, great outline but a little too heavy. Well angulated and a lovely length of body. Moved well. Correct Ridge & bite Reserve Best Male
  3. CH KIROMOL KINDRED SPIRIT ShCM

Veteran Dog 5 entries (3 absent)

  1. CH KELSHANTI SENATOR OF AFRICANER JW ShCM Nice substantial male with a lovely balance. Well angulated front and rear and in great condition. Handsome head. Moved out lovely with handler Best Veteran
  2. CH GUNTHWAITE’S SON OF A PREACHA JW Another handsome veteran male that pushed hard for 1. Kind expression with nice dark eye. Nice shape, substance and well put together. A little unsettled on the move

Minor Puppy Bitch 7 entries (1 absent)

  1. BONFIREBEAU DISCO DIVA Very pretty bitch, pleasing outline and well angulated front and rear with a nice balance. A little fine in bone. Moved with good reach and settled for such a youngster. Correct Ridge & bite
  2. PRIORPARK PINCH OF SALT Another lovely young girl, super length of body and good in bone. Lovely front and stood on good tight feet. Would like a more feminine head. Moved nice. Correct Ridge & bite
  3. PRIORPARK PLAYING IT BY EAR FOR NZURI

Puppy Bitch 4 entries (0 absent)

  1. PRIORPARK POT KETTLE BLACK A beautiful young bitch with lots of promise. Pleasing head, nice reach of neck. Stunning outline with everything in the right place. Lovely little mover with reach and drive. Correct Ridge & bite Best Puppy
  2. UMHLANDLA ISONTO A substantial young girl with a pretty head. Lovely length of body and stood on nice tight feet. A little throaty and overweight. Correct Ridge & bite
  3. BINTI HASANI GAUDIWA MUSANA FOR JENGACHENGA NAF (IMP)

Junior Bitch 5 entries (0 absent)

1.KIROMOL MANDOLIN WIND Nice feminine young bitch, well balanced with correct bone. Nicely angulated with a lovely reach of neck and nice front. Moved well. Correct Ridge & bite

2.GLOBALRIDGE RED CORAL Another pretty young bitch with a nice outline, well angulated in front but a little straight in rear. A little finer in bone as 1. Pretty head but a little throaty. Moved ok. Correct Ridge & bite

3.KINABULA’S MENT TO BE FOR FAAHAC

Novice Bitch 4 entries (2 absent)

  1. GLOBALRIDGE RED CORAL
  2. MWANZO SILVER RAINBOW A nice red wheaten bitch that’s a little further on in development but finer in bone. Nice length of body. I would prefer more fill in chest and better feet. Correct Ridge & bite

Graduate Bitch 4 entries (2 absent)

  1. MUTOKO’S BLAZE OF GLORY Nice small bitch that I would like to see with a little more substance. Pleasing outline and of a good length. Feminine head. Moved out well with handler. Correct Ridge & bite
  2. BARFORDRIDGE ELEANOR A lovely shaped bitch, well angulated and with plenty of front. Stood out in the line-up. Unfortunately, too heavy in head and movement. Correct Ridge & bite

Post graduate Bitch 4 entries (0 absent)

  1. NUTHOUSE QUEEN OF CLUBS JW I really liked this bitch, very well proportioned. Great outline, length and height. Very well angulated front and rear and held tightly together. Very pretty head. Moved out soundly. Correct Ridge & bite Reserve Bitch, Reserve BIS

2. KIROMOL COME UP AND SEE ME Another nice feminine bitch, lovely outline with super reach of neck. Good length of body and ribbing. Moved ok. Correct Ridge & bite

3.DIAMONDRIDGE DESTINY CHILD JW

Limit Bitch 11 entries (0 absent)

  1. PRIORPARK PIPSICLE Lovely feminine bitch of a nice size and substance. Lovely balanced, neat and pretty. Well angulated in front and rear, elegant reach of neck. Moved nicely. Correct Ridge & bite
  2. RUBICON RED DO THE RIGHT THING ROYAAL PEARL (IMP) ShCM Another very nice bitch that pushed hard for the class. Very feminine head. Great outline, well angulated front and rear. I preferred the size and substance of 1. Would also like to see a little more drive on the move. Correct Ridge & bite
  3. TOKWE GINVINCIBLE WITH MUTOKO

Open Bitch 7 entries (3 absent)

  1. CH GUNTHWAITES MIDNITE SWINGA Beautiful bitch with just the right amount of size and substance. Great outline, super angulation front and rear. Lovely length of body, ribbing right back. Elegant reach of neck and a very pretty hound head. Outstanding mover. Correct Ridge & bite. Best Bitch, BIS
  2. CH KIROMOL MIDSUMMER SPIRIT JW Another nice pretty bitch, pleasing outline with plenty of bone. Great shape and well angulated front and rear. Feminine head on a lovely reach of neck. Moved with reach but lacking drive. Shown in lovely condition. Correct Ridge & bite
  3. KAMILI COAT OF MANY COLOURS

Veteran Bitch 5 entries (2 absent)

  1. KITOKO MABEL Very pretty lady with a very pleasing head. Lovely outline and very well balanced showing a nice front and rear angulation. Nice tight feet. Lacking drive in movement. Correct Ridge & bite
  2. CH KAMILI COMES AND GOES JW Another lovely lady. Great shape, well angulated front and rear. Nice length of body and well ribbed back. Moved out nice but a little flat footed. Pleasing head. Correct Ridge & bite
  3. NUTHOUSE NEVER SAY NEVER

Judge

Gary Denver