Midland Cairn Terrier Club Championship Show
Judge Geoff Thomas (Tycadno)
5th December 2015
DCC, BIS; Inett, Harrison, King & Leighton’s Carradine George Flies With Harkinleigh
RDCC & RBIS; Shaw’s Ch Honeyhall Headboy
BCC & BOS; Shannon & Storr’s Brenndarcy Dizzee Rascal
RBCC; Felters & Rumens’ Ch Landbuck Xanthe
BPIS; Shopland’s Trekhilli Mr Bean At Cherrycrack
BVIS; Felters & Rumens’ Ch Landbuck Jazz Hands JW
Brenda Shannon, BCC & BOS Brenndarcy Dizzee Rascal, DCC & BIS Carradine George Flies With Harkinleigh, Judge Geoff Thomas, Iain Shaw, R DCC & RBIS Ch Honeyhall Headboy
Maggie Shopland, BPD & BPIS Trekhilli Mr Bean At Cherrycrack, Geoff Thomas, Elaine Short, BPB & RBPIS Splinterhills Amazing Grace To Glenchess
DCC Carradinr George Flies With Harkinleigh, Geoff Thomas, Iain Shaw R DCC Ch Honeyhall Headboy, Maggie Shopland, BPD Trekhilli Mr Bean At Cherrycrack
Brenda Shannon, BCC Brenndarcy Dizzee Rascal, Geoff Thomas, Alan Felters, RBCC Ch Landbuck Xanthe, Elaine Short, BPB & RBPIS Splinterhills Amazing Grace To Glenchess
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Class 1 Veteran Dog or Bitch 12 , 6a
1st Ch Landbuck Jazz Hands Jw
2nd Dandi Boy Spud
3rd Roachdea Mystery of the Full Moon
Res Curtisey Foreign Account With Carradine
VHC Little Miss Tonka
Class 2 Minor Puppy Dog 8,4a
1st Trekhilli Mr BeanAt Cherrycrack
2nd Landbuck Mr Tom
3rd Castleline Ser Jaime
Res Tweedisle Tugman
Class 3 Puppy Dog 2,1a
1st Svendalens Into Mischiei
Class 4 Junior Dog 4,1a
1st Birselaw Stay With Me
2nd Correnie No No Romeo
3rd Seveek I Spied That Dream
Res Performing The Dream For Tweedisle
Class 5 Novice Dog 2,0a
1st Castleline Barn Dance
2nd Mighty Rearranger with Mosspur
Class 6 Graduate Dog 3,1a
1st Brenndarcy Lord Marmaduke Avec
2nd Anjofra Roulette Russe
Class 7 Post Graduate Dog 8,1a
1st Carradine George Flies With Harkinleigh JW
2nd Correnie Hurricane Fly
3rd Carradine My Mate Matthew
Res Cornton Dark Corrie
Vhc Tweedisle Relight My Fire
Class 8 Limit Dog 3,1a
1st Cherrycrack Ludo At Trekhilli JW Sh,CM
2nd Carradine Terries Tipple
Class 9 Open Dog 4,1a
1st Ch Honeyhall Headboy
2nd Ch Svendalens Snow Knight
3rd Am GCh Brenndarcy Borgen
Class 10 Special Beginners Dog 3,0q
1st Carradine My Mate Matthew
2nd Mighty Rearranger With Mosspur
3rd Cloverbrook Harris Tweed
Class 11 Minor Puppy Bitch 4,0
1st Birselaw Paige Turner
2nd Cruzo Thistle Berry With Correnie
3rd Castleline Caledonian Lass
Res Brenndarcy dreamsville
Class 12 Puppy Bitch 4,,1a
1st Splinterhill’s Amazing Grace To Glenchess
2nd Carradine Madam Molly
3rd Carenwil Picture Perfect
Class 13 Junior Bitch 7,0a
1st Seveek Hopes ‘N’ Dreams
2nd Lentrica Dolly Daydream
3rd Seveek Country Sunset
Res Tweedisle Guinevere
Vhc Cornton Rosemaree
Class 14 Novice Bitch 3,1a
1st Splinterhills Amazing Grace to Glenchess
2nd Tweslam Gimme Gimme Magic JW
Class 15 Graduate Bitch 5,2a
1st Tweslam Born To Bewitch
2nd Midnight Dreams Amongst Seveek
3rd Braintwister Xoxo Cis
Class 16 Post Graduate Bitch 6,3a
1st Caldwall Carefree
2nd Miketos Marvelous Fiona At L’Artiste
3rd Brenndarcy Cinnamon Girl
Class 17 Limit Bitch 8,1a
1st Glenrood Scheherazade
2nd Anjofra Mad About Me
3rd Carradine Connies Kirsty
Res Cruzo Capriole
Vhc Trekhilli Pickled Peppa Jw Sh,CM
Class 18 Open Bitch 11,3a
1st Brenndarcy Dizzee Rascal
2nd Ch Landbuck Xanthe
3rd Ch Caldwall Call the Shots
Res Ch Glenrood Magic Spell
Vhc Trbannon Minuet
Class 19 Special Beginners Bitch 1,0a
1st Seveek Country Sunset
Class 20 Brace 3,1a
Lunch Time Fancy Dress Line Up
Awarding the judge!!!!
Photos By Alan Firth
Midland Cairn Terrier Club
Championship Show 5th December
My thanks to the Officers and Committee for the invitation to judge at this friendly and well organised show. My stewards were excellent, keeping the ring (and me) organised at all times. And most importantly thank you to the exhibitors for an excellent entry and allowing me the privilege of going over their dogs. I had a wonderful day and had the opportunity to assess some quality dogs. It has been just over 2 years since I last judged the breed, so many of the dogs were new to me.
On the whole I would have to say the breed has not really improved much overall in that period. There were more dogs with the required deep stop, but quite a few lacked width of skull and there were also a few long in muzzle. It has been said by many before, and I have to agree, without the true Cairn head you cannot get the typical Cairn expression and without the head, no matter how well the dog is made, you just have another generic terrier. Movement is still a concern, many move well in profile, but when viewed coming and going many are close behind, or with wide or platting movement in front. And there were still quite a number of smelly coats.
On a more positive note there seemed to be more shown in a full coat and I found quite a few promising youngsters, which can only be good for the future of the breed. Temperaments on the whole were good. I did however have one exhibit who was not happy at being examined, and did attempt to bite, no contact made due to the quick reactions of the handler. Not appropriate, no matter what the reason and had to pay the penalty.
Veteran D/B; (12, 6 abs)
1. Felters & Rumens Ch Landbuck Jazz Hands JW, clear wheaten with dark points, just over 8 years and I don’t believe anyone has told her she is a veteran. So fully of beans, she took a little while to settle on the move, but when she did settle she moved truly and with drive. Beautifully balanced with a lovely feminine head and keen expression, well made both ends, with firm topline held at all times, well ribbed and in excellent coat and condition. Such a happy showy girl, well deserved this class and Best Veteran in Show.
2. Bateman and Sach’s Dandi Boy Spud, well balanced masculine dark grey brindle. Well made head, with good width of skull, correct eye colour and shape. Firm topline, well ribbed and well let down hocks. Moved soundly and steadily, just not quite as positive in front as the class winner. 3. Parkins Roachdee Mystery Of The Full Moon.
MPD; (8,4 abs)
1.Shoplands Trekhilli Mister Bean at Cherrycrack, attractive masculine and well balanced 8 month old dark red brindle. Loved his head and expression, deep stop with good bite and big teeth. He looked balanced in profile, with good depth of brisket and pronounced forechest. Firm, level topline with good tailset. Well turned stifles, and well let down hocks which he uses to advantage on the move. Strode out well with good reach and drive, still a shade loose in front movement, but he has plenty of time. Pleased to award him Best Puppy in Show.
2. Felters & Rumens Landbuck Mister Tom. Promising 6 month old wheaten. With a bit more maturity will trouble the best. Well balanced with good bone, firm topline, good tailset and strong hindquarters. Shown in a excellent coat and condition. Movement needs to tighten, but he has time on his side. Covered the ground well in profile. 3. Thompsons Castleline Ser Jaime
PD; (2,1 abs)
1. Dennis’ Svendalens Into Mischief, 10 month old wheaten. Presented a balanced outline, with excellent front assembly and good feet. Level topline, which needs to firm up on the move. Needs to mature in head and stop could be deeper. Shown in good condition, coat a little past its best. Moved and showed steadily.
JD; (4)Nice class with some promising young dogs.
1. Cattos Birselaw Stay With Me. Well grown and up to size dark red brindle of just over 12 months. Beautiful head with correct expression, good bite with big teeth. Excels in front, with pronounced forechest and well sprung rib. Firm topline, good length of loin and well set tail. Would not want any more angulation behind. Shown in a full coat of correct texture, a little judicious trimming would improve the overall picture. Confident showman and moved with purpose, promising.
2. Weinbergers Correnie No No Romeo, 17 month old light red brindle with best of heads, with deep stop, good width to skull and correct muzzle and good eye shape. Presents a balanced outline with excellent front assembly, good ribbing and well set tail. Shown in good coat and condition, nicely made behind but could be a shade shorter in hock. Moved steadily and confidently, but not with the drive of class winner, lovely dog. 3. Keeves’ Seveek I Spied That Dream.
1. Thompsons Castleline Barn Dance. Lots to like about this masculine well balanced clear wheaten. Liked his well made head with good ratio of skull and muzzle and dark eyes. Presents a balanced outline, well made both ends, not overdone in any way. Shown in good coat and condition. Not making the best of himself on the move.
2. Purvis’ Mighty Rearranger with Mosspur, nicely made wheaten. Well made throughout, well placed shoulder with straight front. Held his topline on the move, showed and moved steadily. Not the head or expression of class winner.
GD; (3,1 abs)
1. Marshalls Brenndarcy Lord Marmaduke Avec Strathgarten. Smart, masculine wheaten. Nice for size, well made head with good width to skull and broad jaw with good bite. Good neck into well made front, firm topline and well let down hocks. Well ribbed and firm topline, presented in excellent coat and condition. Moved and showed steadily when he settled to it.
2. Confues Anjofra Roulette Russe. Well made light red brindle, with nicely made head with a good bite. Presented a balanced outline, with good front and feet. Well ribbed and firm topline. Shown in excellent coat and condition. Moved well in profile, but a shade close behind when viewed from the rear. Steady showman.
1. Inett, Harrison, King & Leightons Carradine George Flies with Harkinleigh, ultra smart grey brindle, just filled my eye. A clear winner in this class, he dominated the ring from the moment he entered. An imposing dog of correct size and substance. Presents a well balanced outline with correct height to length body ratio. I loved his masculine head, not overdone in any way, so well balanced with deep stop, well shaped dark eyes, broad muzzle of correct length and correct bite. He has a pronounced forechest, with good depth of brisket and well sprung ribs. Excellent fore and hind angulations and well boned legs with good feet. Firm level topline which he held on the move and well set tail carried well at all times. Super turn of stifle with short well let down hocks. Presented in super coat of correct texture. Moved with reach and drive in profile, he does move a shade close behind, but all his virtues far outweigh this. Pleased to award him CC & BIS.
2. Weinbergers Correnie Hurricane Fly, masculine light red brindle. Best of heads with correct width of skull, deep stop, broad muzzle and correct bite. Smart dog who presents a balanced outline, with firm topline, good ribbing and well set tail. Coat a little past its best, moved steadily, but not overly enthusiastic about showing today. 3.Parkins Carradine My Mate Matthew.
LD; (3,1 abs)
1. Days Cherrycrack Ludo at Trekhilli JW Sh.CM, dark grey brindle. Up to size masculine dog, but with no coarseness. He has a good head with correct width to length ratio, well shaped dark eyes and broad muzzle and intense expression. Well angulated both ends, well boned legs and tight feet. Good depth and width to chest and strong level back, well muscled loin and good tailset. Shown in excellent coat and condition. Moved with reach and drive in profile, but a shade close behind when viewed from the rear. An accomplished showman he never lets his handler down.
2. Bateman and Gompels Carradine Terries Tipple. Wheaten with a nicely made head. Presented a balanced outline, with well made front and good feet, well ribbed and level topline. Shown in good coat and condition. Preferred the intensity of expression of winner and wasn’t moving with the reach and drive of class winner.
OD; (4,1 abs)
1. Shaws Ch Honeyhall Headboy, eye-catching grey brindle. Well known champion with the best of heads, broad skull with deep stop and keenest of expressions. He presents a balanced profile. Has lots of positive qualities, including good bone, well set neck & correctly laid shoulders, good forechest, well ribbed and firm level topline. An accomplished showman he never fails to perform and demands your attention and moves around the ring effortlessly. Couldn’t quite match the CC winner in reach & drive on the move today, and not in as good a coat, so had to settle for the RCC and RBIS.
2. Waites’ Svendalen Snow Knight. Another smart grey brindle, with a well made head of correct proportions. Not quite the intensity of expression as the class winner though. Well made throughout, with correct neck and shoulders and straight front with correct bone and good feet. Firm, level topline and well made quarters. Moves well coming and going and a confident showman. Today he was carrying a shade too much weight, which tends to make him look a bit square in outline. 3. Shannon, Storr & Kaplans Am Gr Ch Brenndarcy Borgen.
1. Parkins Carradine My Mate Matthew, well balanced with nicely made head of correct proportions, eye could be a shade darker. Nicely made throughout with well laid shoulder, firm topline and good ribbing. Shown in good coat and condition and steady showman he could move with more drive from behind. 2. Mighty Rearranger with Mosspur ,
2nd in novice dog. 3. Davies’ Cloverbrook Harris Tweed.
MPB; (4) Nice class of promising puppies.
1. Catto’s Birselaw Paige Turner, very feminine, almost 7 month light red brindle. Still very raw, but has lots to like, has a well made head with keen expression. Lovely well laid shoulder and forearm, straight front and good forechest. Firm, level topline which she held on the move. Presented a lovely balanced outline. Gained in confidence as the class went on. Moved well when she settled, showed steadily.
2. Weinbergers Cruzo Thistle Berry with Corrennie. Eye-catching 8 month old grey brindle. Excels in head, with deepest of stops and melting expression. Looked balanced in profile, with good angulations both ends and level topline. Shown in good coat and condition. Moved and showed steadily, just needs to tighten up a bit, but she has time. 3. Thompsons Castleline Caledonian Lass.
PB; (4,1 abs)
1. Shorts Splinterhills Amazing Grace to Glenchess. Very attractive, well made 10 month old dark grey brindle. Lots to like, extremely promising. Loved her feminine well made head, with deepest of stops and intense expression, broad muzzle with correct bite and big teeth. Presented a balanced outline with well set neck into well laid shoulder and forearm. Straight front with correct bone. Good rib and firm level topline, which she held on the move and good tailset. Well angulated both ends, with short well let down hocks. So sound on the move, covering the ground well and showing with confidence. Does not need to carry any more weight.
2. Inett, Harrison & Claytons Carradine Madam Molly. Smart 11 month old red brindle. Loved her overall balance, needs to mature a bit in head. Good stop, but not quite the intensity of expression of 1st. Well made front and firm topline with good tailset. Shown in good coat and condition. Moved and showed with confidence. 3. Carters Carernwil Picture Perfect.
JB; (7) Nice class, splitting hairs on first two.
1. Keeves’ Seveek Hopes ‘N’ Dreams. Beautiful feminine red just over 12 months. Loved her well balanced head with correct earset, good width to skull, deepest of stops, intense expression, broad muzzle and good bite. Super body and balance, not overdone in any way. So well made with good forechest, well laid shoulder and forearm, firm topline and strong quarters. Shown in excellent coat and condition, moved with reach and drive around the ring. Seriously considered her for top honours, with a little more maturity she should trouble the best.
2. Clarkes Lentricia Dolly Daydream. Super feminine wheaten of just over 12 months. So close up to class winner. Beautiful well made head, with deep stop, broad muzzle and correct bite. Just not quite the intensity of expression as class winner. So well made throughout, with good angulations both ends, clean front, firm topline and strong quarters. Moved with purpose, covering the ground well and showed to perfection. Pushed so hard for class, and could easily change places on another day. 3. Williams’ Seveek Country Sunset.
NB; (3,1 abs)
1. Splinterhills Amazing Grace to Glenchess, winner of PB.
2. Osborns Tweslam Gimme Gimme Magic JW. Smart 14 month old light red. Lighter built bitch with well made head, good width to skull and good bite. Not quite the intensity of expression of class winner. Lovely balanced outline, firm topline. Liked her well laid shoulder with straight front and well sprung rib. Shown in excellent coat and condition. Nice bitch.
GB; (5,2 abs)
1. Osborns Tweslam Born To Bewitch. Well balanced light red. Very feminine in outlook. Well made head of correct proportions. Good neck into well made front, firm topline and well set tail. Shown in excellent order. When she settles to it moves well.
2. Keeves Midnight Dreams Among Seveek. Feminine light brindle. Nicely made head, with deep stop and keen expression. Presented a balanced outline, well ribbed and firm topline, coat not at its best. Tail can spoil outline if she gets over excited. 3. Ziesels Braintwister Oxo Cis.
PGB; (6,3 abs) 3 nice bitches, little to separate.
1.Owens Caldwall Carefree. Ultra feminine wheaten brindle. Most beautiful head and expression, deep stop, intense expression and correct bite. Fore and hind angulations are as they should be which allowed her to move freely and with drive, when she settled to it. Level topline and well muscled loin into well set tail. A serious contender for top honours, but lost interest in the challenge.
2. Drews Miketos Marvelous Fiona at L’artiste. Another feminine bitch with the most beautiful head, deep stop and excellent bite. Not quite the intensity of expression of 1st. So well put together with good angulations both ends, pronounced forechest, well sprung rib and well set tail. Shown in excellent coat and condition. Moved around the ring with purpose, driving from behind and such an accomplished showgirl. Close decision. 3. McGraths Brenndarcy Cinnamon Girl.
LB; (8,1 abs) A class of quality bitches.
1. Dolans Glenrood Scheherazade. Well balanced light red. Lovely well balanced head with broad muzzle and correct bite. Presents a balanced outline with well laid shoulder and straight front, good spring of rib and firm level topline into well set tail. Strong quarters with good turn of stifle and well let down hocks. Shown in excellent coat and condition and moved around the ring with drive from behind when she settled to it. Another bitch who will always be in contention for top honours.
2. Confues Anjofra Mad About Me. Feminine grey brindle. Best of heads with intense expression and correct bite. Presents a balanced outline with pronounced forechest and straight front. Well angulated both ends, which showed in her freedom of movement, just moving a shade close behind when viewed from the rear. Spot on for coat and condition. Close decision. 3. Inett, Harrison & Claytons Carradine Connies Kirsty.
OB; (11,3 abs) Another class of quality bitches.
1. Shannon & Storrs Brenndarcy Dizzee Rascal. Feminine red with balanced outline. Super head of correct proportions, lovely dark eye, broad muzzle, correct bite and well set ears. Excellent fore assembly with good forechest, straight front, level topline and well sprung rib. Well made hindquarters with well let down hocks allowed her to drive from the rear and parallel when viewed from front and rear. Shown in tiptop coat and condition and showed steadily to win a strong class. Pleased to award her that all important 3rd CC and BOS in show.
2. Felters & Rumens Ch Landbuck Xanthe. Very feminine clear wheaten with dark points. Beautiful head with deep stop, dark eye, keen expression and correct bite. Presents a balanced outline with well made front and pronounced forechest, firmest of toplines and strong quarters. Shown in excellent coat and condition. On her toes all the time when she settles she moves with reach and drive, her exuberance can unsettle her at times. Lovely bitch and a close decision, really splitting hairs on these two, RCC. 3. Owens Ch Caldwall Call The Shots.
1. Williams’ Seveek Country Sunset. Smart light red brindle, with lots to like. Feminine in outlook with a well made head, nice eye and keen expression. Presents a balanced outline with good angulations both ends, good forechest, straight front and well ribbed. Moves soundly and shows herself to advantage. New coat coming in, but still a shade close at the moment and carrying just a shade to much weight. Nice bitch.
Brace; (3,1 abs)
1. Carters brace, two well matched bitches, both feminine in outlook and just pipped the 2nd brace by moving together in unison and looked more settled and confident.
2. Keeves brace, another well matched pair. Both well balanced, just not as together as the class winner.
Geoff Thomas (Judge).