Clumber Spaniel Championship Show 2017 – Specials

Judge – Mr J Taylor

Thank you to the Clumber Spaniel Club for the honour of being asked to judge the Special Awards and for their family-like hospitality. Thank you to all exhibitors who gave me the opportunity to judge their dogs.Thank you to the Clumber Spaniel Club for the honour of being asked to judge the Special Awards and for their family-like hospitality. Thank you to all exhibitors who gave me the opportunity to judge their dogs.
Special Junior Dog/Bitch5 Entries, Absent: 1
1stTweedsmuir Calfuray - Monaghan
Very feminine bitch, balanced with well bent stifle and low hocks. Beautiful feminine expression with tight clean eye and scissor bite. Straight front with decent bone and level topline. Moved soundly with firm topline.
2ndMarshalver Moon River - Boden
Well boned and expressive square head but not over done and with clean eye. Scissor bite. Deep enough chest and let down in flank for age, well muscled and level topline. Beautifully presented.
3rdTavirosh Stonewall - Charlesworth-Ironside
ResTweedsmuir Chenoa at Windfly - Grant
Special Post Graduate Dog/Bitch4 Entries, Absent: 1
1stMicklemess Making Music at Clumbadane - Rudbach
Lighter dog all through but in balance and keeping a typical outline. Clean eye and scissor bite. Straight front. Well bent stifle and strong hindquarter. Straight and well driven hind movement which won him his place.
2ndWhissgig The Bristolian - Sheppard
Lovely square head with nice expression, clean eye and no exaggeration. Scissor bite. Straight front legs and well muscled. Preferred this boy for his fuller but still unexaggerated bone and substance, but just not the movement of 1st today.
3rdTweedsmuir Kotton Kandi - Monaghan
Special Open Dog/Bitch8 Entries, Absent: 1
1stCreeaark Atreyu - Hirst
Mature male with beautiful expression, well boned and free from exaggeration all through. Scissor bite, straight front, well ribbed carried well back. Lovely turn of stifle especially evident on the free stand. Deep chest and well let down in flank. Moved well and in beautifully presented straight full coat.
2ndSh Ch Winhampton Over The Yardarm Of Harrifield JW ShCm - Thorogood
Excels in square masculine head, broad skull with deep stop, and strong shoulders. Scissor bite. Well boned, ribbed and very well turned stifle again. Lovely presentation and well handled. Just proud of his tail on the move.
3rdCreeaark Fantastica - Hirst
ResWhissgig Daddy Cool - Sheppard
VHCWhissgig All That Jazz - Sheppard