SOUTHERN CAIRN TERRIER
OPEN SHOW - 24 SEPTEMBER 2011
Firstly I would like to thank the Committee of the Southern Cairn Terrier
Club for inviting me judge their Open Show. It was an honour and I very much
enjoyed the experience of judging at this well planned show.
MPD 2 (1 abs)
1 Felters & Rumens Messrs A & RA; Landbuck Para Handy Roberts.
Brindle dog, 6 ½ months old. Good head and expression, excellent bite with
large teeth. Good clean lay of shoulders, level topline and correct tail set.
Used his good rear angulation to drive out, moved well. A lovely puppy and
one to watch for the future. BPD
PD 2 (1abs)
1 Lamb Mrs J & Saltmarsh Mr B; Renshaw There and Back Again. A well
balanced dog just short of his first birthday. Masculine head, good stop with
correct bite and large teeth. Moved steadily holding his topline, a bit
distracted on the move.
JD 5 (2abs)
1 Robinson Mrs G; Cruzo Bilbo Baggins. Cream dog with nicely proportioned
head, neat ears & correct bite with large teeth. Well put together in
front & rear which led to correct movement moving away & coming back.
Held topline well on the move, and moved the best in this class. On his toes
showing the whole time.
2 Carter Mrs SA; Carradine Alfie the Great at Carernwil. Grey brindle,
masculine head, good ear placement, coat coming along well. Moved steadily,
rear movement better than front.
3 Grey Mrs A; Siabod Tiger Ted
1 Waugh Mrs A; Tribannon for Your Eyes Only. 15 month old, red brindle shown
in good coat. Lovely head with very naughty cairn expression, good stop,
correct ear placement, good bite and dentition. Flowing length of neck down
into well laid shoulders. Level topline with good tail set. Good spring of
rib. Moved true front and rear, driving well from the rear. A lovely cairn
outline, not overdone and in a natural appearance. Showed some true cairn
characteristics to be awarded Best Dog
2 Carter Mrs SA; Carradine Alfie the Great at Carernwil
PGD 4 (1abs)
1 Lifton Mr M & Mrs C, Liffycarin Cumon U Irons. Well proportioned red
brindle dog who moved the best in this class. Lovely head with good stop and
wicked cairn expression. Good bite, nice ear placement. Moved with drive
holding topline well. Shown in good coat.
2 Lamb Mrs J & Saltmarsh Mr B; Birselaw Fable. Grey brindle dog,
expressive head with good earplacement. Shown in good coat, moved better than
3 Kippen Mr DJ & Mrs AC; Chezaku Master Minder
MLD 5 (1abs)
1 Confue Mr F & Mrs C & Miss S; Anjofra I’m Not Going. Dark brindle
shown in great condition with a good textured coat. Lovely head in correct
proportion, good bite. Good length of neck leading to well laid shoulders.
Good front and spring of rib. Moved true front & rear holding topline.
2 Morley Mr T & Mrs G; Kedvaiy Locomotion. A well turned out dog who I
liked a lot. Shown in excellent condition, nice head ears and expression.
Moved well but preferred the showmanship of 1.
3 Lifton Mr M & Mrs C, Glenrood Stormkeeper at Liffycairn ShCM
OD 3 (3abs)
1 Morley Mr T & Mrs G; Kedvaiy Locomotion
SVD or B, 7-9 years 4 (2 abs)
1 Brown Mr P & Mrs S; Cruzo Gold Charmer. 8 year old dog shown in good
condition. Well presented coat, nice head and stop. Moved well holding
2 McIntyre, Mr & Mrs I; Beanoak Snug in the Blanket. 8 ½ year old bitch
very lively for her age. Shown in good coat, moved steadily around the ring.
Preferred head and expression of 1.
SVD or B, 10 years & over 1
1 Grey Mrs A; Braes Winter Widgetty. 12 year old dog, very spritely for his
age and very much enjoying his showing. Nice head and expression. Given his
age moved out well.
MPB 3 (1abs)
1 Robinson Mrs G; Cruzo Reed Bunting. 6 month old brindle bitch. Gorgeous
head with excellent stop, mischievous expression, alert and ready for action.
Good bite and dentition. Flowing neck leading to well laid back shoulders.
Good feet with strong pads. Level topline & well set on tail. Moved well
even though she didn’t like the grass. Good clean drive from the rear. A
lovely puppy who I was pleased to award Best Puppy Bitch and Best Puppy in
2 Saich Miss K; Lindcoly Little Triply NAF 6 month old bitch shown in good
puppy coat. Well muscled body. Moved well holding topline. Preferred head on
1 Ward, Mrs GA; Vanajam Its Cold Outside. 7 month old wheaten bitch. Lots to
like with lovely head and stop, good teeth and ear placement. Good neck and
well placed shoulders, level topline and good tailset. Well balanced and
moved steadily, again didn’t like the grass. Now needs to body up
2 Saich Mr & Mrs; Lindcoly Golden Plum NAF. A well boned and muscled
puppy who had many good features. Strong body with good shoulders and rib.
1 & 2 were two very sweet puppies, it was a close decision but preferred
head & expression of 1
3 Kinchin Mrs JA; Carradine Ruby Tuesday at Pennidazzle
JB 9 (4abs)
1 Waugh Mrs A & Carlton-Smith Miss P; Tribannon Guardian Angel. A well
balanced brindle bitch, with good head, stop & naughty expression. Very
good front, lovely length of neck leading to clean shoulders. Moved well
driving from the rear, very sound in front movement. Showed well. RBB
2 Kinton Mrs S; Woodthorpe Maybe this Thyme. A well balanced grey brindle
bitch with a feminine head, correct mouth and big teeth. Correct textured
coat. Moved out well holding topline, showed up on her toes. Again a close
decision between 1 & 2
3 Carter & Shannon, Mrs S & Miss B; Brenndarcy Dizzie Lizzie
NB 4 (1abs)
1 Carter & Shannon, Mrs S & Miss B; Brenndarcy Dizzie Lizzie
Wheaten bitch shown in good harsh coat. Good head and expression, correct
bite, nice ear placement. Overall a sound bitch who moved and showed well.
2 Saich Mr & Mrs; Lindcoly Full of Surprises NAF. Just 6 months old this
red puppy bitch showed well. Coat was coming in. Good head with correct bite.
Moved true front and rear.
3 Withers Mrs FC; Cannwood Magical Encounter
PGB 5 (2abs)
1 Kinton Mrs S; Woodthorpe Playin for Thyme. A well turned out quality bitch
shown in good coat. Good head and bite. Well sprung ribs , good shoulder
placement. Very lively, showed herself off well. Very sound on the move
holding top line well.
2 Waugh Mrs A; Tribannon in the Limelight. Another well constructed bitch,
lovely head and expression with good bite. Well balanced with good front.
Good rear angulation but unfortunately did not move as well as she could.
3 Day Mrs G, Trekhilli Piccallilli JW
MLB 6 (2abs)
1 Felters Mr A & Rumens Mr R; Landbuck Scrumptious. A really lovely
showgirl giving an excellent outline. Red brindle shown in good textured
coat, not overdone. Lovely expressive head with good stop, ear placement,
correct bite. Used her expression well on the table and when showing. Good
length of neck leading to well laid shoulders and well proportioned
forequarters. Movement true front and rear. Never stopped showing, moved with
drive. Best Bitch & Best of Breed
2 McIntyre, Mr & Mrs I; Glenchess Chloe. Grey brindle, shown in good
quality coat. Nice head and ear placement. Sweet expression. Well made body
with good spring of rib. Moved out well holding a level top line
3 Brown Mr P & Mrs S; Bencana Sunday Best
OB 3 (2abs)
1 Ward Mrs G; Vanajam Leading Lady. Wheaten bitch. Feminine head with good
stop, nice ear set, correct bite. Coat of good texture and well turned out.
Moved out well driving from the rear, held topline well.
1 Day Mrs G, Trekhilli Piccallilli JW. Red brindle bitch in lovely condition,
well groomed with correct textured coat. Sweet head and expression. Sound
construction and moved out well.
2 Withers Mrs FC; Cannwood Magical Encounter
MAXINE BENNETT (MAXIMAL)