Championship Show 2nd May 2004

Judqe Miss Sharon Rossiter

BIS Simper's Matabelle Moulin Rouge
RBIS Barnes's Diamondridge Donatello
BPIS Smith's Evergrace Magic Maestro
 
I would like to thank the SRRA for the invitation, I would also like to thank my stewards and the exhibitors, for a very enjoyable day. I found the ridges were fine, a couple of mouths concerned me, temperament was good.

Minor Puppy Dog (3.1)
1) Baldwin's Mangwe Ultimate Edition. Seven months old, red wheaten, nice head and expression, nice lay of shoulder and good front, nice feet, good turn of stifle, moved well.
2) Jeffery's Mirengo's Mikuura. Eight month old, larger dog pup with plenty of bone,
pleasing head, good front, feet need to tighten, preferred the turn of stifle of 1.

Puppy Dog (6.1)
1) Smith's Evergrace Magic Maestro. Ten months old with plenty of bone and substance, lovely head and expression, good reach of neck, good lay of shoulder and return of upper arm, good depth of chest and well ribbed back, a little high on the leg just now. Great feet, good width of thigh and second thigh, with good strong hocks. Would like a little more length of body but as he develops and matures this should come. Moved well, a very promising young dog, best puppy in show.
2) Firth's Hespa Halali at Otavi. Almost twelve months, red wheaten, very mature for age, lovely head, good strong neck and lovely front, good depth of chest and well ribbed back, moved well. Two lovely dogs, preferred the hindquarters of 1.
3) Mr. & Mrs. N. Morris's Nallim Tishlobo

Junior Dog (7.3)
1) Throssell's Kaskazini Sayan Kotor. Handsome dog, lovely head and expression with a nice dark eye, good reach of neck, good lay of shoulder and return of upper arm, good depth of chest. Nice rear angulation, moved well.
2) Browne's Kiromol Kibwana. Larger dog with lovely conformation, good lay of shoulder and return of upper arm, with good in fill in the chest. I preferred the head and rear movement of 1
3) McTiffin & Leggat's Janak Shombay

Graduate Dog (6.3)
1) Davis's Imola Integrale. Handsome red wheaten dog, with a good reach of neck, super front conformation, good depth of chest and well ribbed back, when settled moved well.
2) Bowlus's Sofala Jefferson. Another dog I liked very much, not the substance of 1 but has all the same qualities.
3) Ellis's Zejak Zuri Miko
 
Post Graduate Dog (2.1)
1) Davis's Imola Integrale
 
Mid Limit Dog (1)
1) Nicholson's Trendsetter Sibongile Saba. Red wheaten, shown in good condition, good topline, which he held on the move, well handled.

Limit (6.1)
1) Burgess's Lukulu Umnqobi at Msulwa. Light wheaten dog with a pleasing head and a nice dark eye. Good lay of shoulder and return of upper arm, excellent forechest, plenty of fill, good depth of chest and well ribbed back, good rear angulation. RCC
2) Morris's Nyuki Takamali Shujaa of Mourlingcourt. Red wheaten, lovely head,
good reach of neck, good conformation, moving a bit erratic today difficult to
assess, a little bit wide in front for me.
3) Fletcher's Ousebay Trojan Warrior for Kantaris

Open (10.1)
1) Barnes's Diamondridge Donatello. Handsome muscular red wheaten dog, beautifully balanced, good head, strong neck with good reach, lovely front angulation and standing on good feet, good depth of chest, well ribbed back, good topline and length of body, strong loin, good width of thigh and second thigh, hocks well let down and strong. He is one of the best movers I have ever seen, showing drive and extension, he covered the ground with ease, true coming and going. CC and RBIS
2) Mills's Jhumha Jarza of Nzuri. Another handsome well balanced male, good head, reach of neck, good front angulation, deep chest well down to elbows, moved well and handled well.
3) Dunn's Sikulubani Sebakwe to Tukela

Veteran Dog (2)
1) Saunder's Bruet The Musician, Lovely boy, has a nice head and good conformation, moved and handled well.
2) Shepherd's Makarikari Eastern Promise. Another nice boy, handsome head, still in very good condition, well presented.

Minor Puppy Bitch (6)
1) Fawcus's Adaeze Akiki Blossom . Very feminine, lovely head, good reach of neck, good front and rear angulation, good depth of chest, well ribbed back, moved well.
2) Nash & Kearns's Mirengo's Maiya. Another lovely puppy with the same qualities as 1, she is a bit straighter in the stifle than 1 at present.
3) Baldwin's Mangwe Classic Edition

Puppy Bitch (5)
1) Fawcus's Akiki Blossom
2) Hewsons's Rekaylahn Blaze. Pretty red wheaten bitch, not as mature as 1, lovely head and expression, she just needs time.
3) Parsons's Hyndridge Midsummer Merlot at Priorpark

Junior Bitch (6)
1) Coyne's Amiswarno Madrigal with Ozubi. Very eye catching red wheaten bitch, very pretty head, good reach of neck, nice front angulation and well ribbed back, moved well.
2) Carlton & Parrott's Umhlandla Uthekweni. Brown nosed bitch, not as mature as 1, she has good front and rear angulation, moved well. 3) Lawless's Faahac S'Fiyaa

Graduate Bitch (8.2)
1) Storey's Kiromol Kulula. Wheaten bitch with the most pleasing head, good reach of neck, plenty of substance, excellent front conformation, well ribbed back, moved well, considered her for the RCC but she is still young and was standing a little bit high in the rearquarters.
2) Coyne's Amiswarno Madrigal with Ozubi
3) Farleigh's Mtwapa Kafara

Post Graduate (5)
1) Maitland-Jones's Mtwapa Kengele. Light wheaten bitch with a very pretty head and expression, good reach of neck and lay of shoulder, good length and hindquarters, moved well, she was difficult to assess as she was leaning against her handler. I do not think she was shown off to her full potential on the day.
2) Saunders's Bruet Maggie May. Larger bitch than 1, nice head and conformation, good depth of chest and well ribbed back, moved well.
3) Doran's Veldkammer Point Break

Mid Limit Bitch (5.2)
1) Barnes's Diamondridge Destiny. Pretty head, good reach of neck, good lay of shoulder, she moved well.
2) Storeys's Kiromol Kianga. More substance than 1, and much the same qualities as one, I preferred the topline and turn of stifle of one. 3) Shepherd's Eilack Tuli with Kuwinda

Limit Bitch (9)
1) Fuller's Miss Chief at Nyuki. Very feminine bitch with a lovely head and expression, good reach of neck and lay of shoulder, deep chest well down to elbows, well ribbed back, strong loin, good turn of stifle, moved well RCC
2) Crunden & Strickland's Diamondridge Debut at Voortrekker. A bitch with more substance than 1 but very feminine, pretty head lovely reach of neck and a super front, lost out on topline and she was a bit erratic on the move.
3) Storey's Kiromol Kizazi

Open Bitch (5.1)
1) Simper's Matabelle Moulin Rouge. I judged her as a puppy and awarded her the RCC and BP. She has matured into an outstanding bitch with a very pretty feminine head with good ear set, lovely strong reach of neck, best of fronts, excellent forechest, plenty fill, elbows well tucked in, when viewed from the front forelegs perfectly straight, good depth of chest and well ribbed back, good length of body, good topline which she held on the move, strong loin, good width of thigh and second thigh, strong well let down hocks. Like my dog CC she moved effortlessly around the ring, reaching out in front and driving from behind, true coming and going on the move. I was pleased to award her the CC and BIS
2) Davis's Imola Indianapolis. Nice type of bitch with a pleasing head and expression, excellent conformation and plenty of substance, moved well.
3) Fuller's Nyuki Golden Fizz

Veteran Bitch (5.1)
1) Storey's Kiromol Kibibi. 10 years old, lovely head, good reach of neck, very good angulation front and rear, well presented.
2) Wright's Zejak Zao. 12 years old, lovely bitch and she was moving well.
3) Barnes's Diamondridge Royal Gold
 
 
Breeders' stake
1 Barnes, Diamondridge