Whitehaven & District C.A.  - Border Terrier Club supported entry

Open Show, 17th March 2019, Penrith Leisure Centre, Penrith


Thank you to the Committee of Whitehaven and District Canine Association for inviting me to judge Border Terriers at their Open Show and for the excellent hospitality and the lovely lunch you provided. I had a super entry and thank the Exhibitors for allowing me the privilege to go over their dogs. I enjoyed the day.


Judge: Margaret Armstrong (Carrickfarm)


Best Bitch & Best Of Breed
: Foxcraig Magic Diamond

Best Puppy Dog & Best Puppy in Breed: Valicetarn Blue Cosmos at Beaconpike

Best Dog:  Cedarhill Ghost Writer JW

Best Puppy - Bitch: Carrock Curiosity

Puppy - Dog Entries: 2   Absentees: 0

1st -Valicetarn Blue Cosmos at Beaconpike (Mr S & Mrs K Golding)
10 months smart bl/t, strong head and muzzle. Good length of neck, level topline and well set on carrot tail. Pliable pelt and good coat. Well balanced and shown in good fit condition. BPD.BP.

2nd -Carrock Cathedral (Ms J Fawcett)
6 months grizzle, Head ok, good teeth and strong muzzle.Good reach of neck leading into level topline. Shown in harsh coat. Moved ok

Junior - Dog Entries: 1   Absentees: 1

Post Graduate - Dog Entries: 2   Absentees: 0

1st -Otterpaws Mountain High (Mr & Mrs G Birrel)
2 yr old grizzle. Strong masculine head, good dentition, straight front standing on neat tight feet. Level topline and short carrot tail. In harsh double jacket with close undercoat and moved with drive on well angulated hindquarters.

2nd -Ravenside Chabadabada (Mr L Maclagan)
2 yr old grizzle. Masculine head and strong teeth. Good length of neck and topline. Ribbed well back and nicely angulated. Moved ok.


Open - Dog Entries: 5   Absentees: 0

1st -Cedarhill Ghost Writer JW (Mrs M Fleming)
Well balanced grizzle with masculine head and varminty expression, strong scissor bite. Good angulation, good topline and tailset. Double coat of correct texture and moved out well with drive although a little close in front. BD, BOS.

2nd -Raleniro Second Time Around ShCM (Mr M J & Mrs D A Lorraine & Miss P Thomas)
Grizzle with good otter head and strong muzzle, correct bite and narrow front. Good length of neck and shoulder placement. Well angulated front and rear and well muscled hindquarters with thick pliable pelt. Moved well.

3rd -Ridgebow Two Hoots (Mr N & Mrs A Duxbury)

Res -Otterpaws Muninn (Mr & Mrs G Birrel)

Puppy - Bitch Entries: 7   Absentees: 1

1st -Carrock Curiosity (Ms J Fawcett)
Nice size 6 months bitch with sweet feminine head, nice dark eyes. Straight front and small neat feet. Good reach of neck. lovely topline and tail set. Super harsh jacket and moved well for one so young. Liked her a lot.

2nd -Foxwater House Of Jazz (Mrs J Spence)
9 month grizzle and tan, lovely otter head, correct bite and well placed ear. Good angulation, harsh coat and pliable pelt. Good reach of neck and shoulder placement, narrow in rib., Lost topline a little on move

3rd -Valicetarn Velvet (Mrs V Mason)

Res -Otterbobs Georgia Blue (Mr J R & Mrs H Gilpin)
VHC -Howthwaite Gay Dusky (Mr R J & Mrs E A Barrett)

Junior - Bitch Entries: 5   Absentees: 1

1st -Irton Sovay (Mr D & Mrs A Fryer)
15 month red with a lovely otter head and keen expression. Good reach of neck, topline and well set on carrot tail. Shown in thick double coat which made her look heavy, but was easily spannable. A happy showgirl.

2nd -Otterpaws Take It Easy With Raleniro (Mr D J & Mrs D A Lorraine)
13 month old grizzle, attractive head, good teeth and ear set. Good reach of neck, length of body and flat rib. Good bend of stifle. Short of coat today.

3rd -Otterpaws Lyin Eyes (Miss A M Dixon)

Res -Cromlechs Seren (Mrs P Mulligan)

Post Graduate - Bitch Entries: 11   Absentees: 4

1st -Foxcraig Magic Diamond (Mrs J Dixon)
4 yr old grizzle with a strong head and good expression. Straight front. good shoulder placement and easily spanned. Lovely pinwire coat. In superfit condition and moved well. BB, BOB.

2nd -Beaconpike River Sky (Mr S & Mrs K Golding)
14 months grizzle. Good feminine head with lovely expression and correct biite. Good outline, well angulated and easily spannable. Good coat and pelt and flowing movement.

3rd -Bordurrock Tarot Woman (Mr D & Mrs E Gillies)

Res -Otterbobs Duchess (Mr J R & Mrs H Gilpin)

Open - Bitch Entries: 5   Absentees: 2

1st -Ridgebow Pendle Witch (Mr N & Mrs A Duxbury)
Nicely constructed and well balanced b/t. Nice head, good length of neck and shoulder placement. Lovely coat with correct ticking. Moved with drive and enthusiasm.

2nd -Beaconpike Venus
(Mr S R & Mrs K M Golding)
Grizzle with a good otter head and good dentition.Lovely neck and well laid shoulders. Good angulation, harsh coat and moved well

3rd -Otterpaws Firebird ShCM
(Miss Dixon)











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