MAY 2016

It was my pleasure to judge BIS at this well run show on a lovely sunny day with a nice garden party atmosphere, My thanks to the committee for inviting me.

For Best in Show I chose French - Breckamore By Design - a most gorgeous and beautifully coloured blue merle Smooth Collie dog, so full of breed type and so hard to fault, perfectly balanced all over with a good body, deep chest, and a lovely neck with a nicely balanced head well filled in foreface, good underjaw. with ample stop, two lovely dark eyes and with his neatly tipped small ears sitting right where they should be , right on top giving him the sweetest expression without being feminine, He never once took his eyes off his handler, with great rapport between the two of them. Good quarters, and ample bone with neat tight feet he powered around the ring and looked as if he could go on all day, Only a young dog but I certainly predict a very bright future for him.

Reserve Best in Show
- Growcott - Jopium Fascinator - Tricolour Rough Collie bitch, again true to breed type presented in a full jet black coat with white markings that gleamed in the afternoon sun, she is beautifully constructed and balanced with ample bone, short hocks, neat feet, head handled well with a pleasing expression, another who stood and showed well showing off all her virtues, she too moved out with confidence, covering the ground well, unlucky to meet the smooth today in such brilliant form.

Best Puppy in Show - French - Breckamore Blossom - An adorable smooth sable baby girl, so outgoing and full of confidence for one so young, at this stage, I would not want to change anything about her, She simply oozes quality, , perfectly balanced all over with a gorgeous head and eye , giving her the sweetest expression, ears just need to settle, which I have no doubt will once she has finished teething.movement for one so young was a joy, so sound, and I had no hesitation in awarding her BPIS , She completely captivated me, she too will also have a very bright future, and I wish her well, I congratulate the breeder on producing such quality , well done.

Reserve Best Puppy in Show - Brooker - Lovely Flower Du Bois Des Amazon For Corisian....A beautiful sable baby groomed to perfection, just needing that little bit more confidence, which I no doubt will come with age, nicely balanced all over with a lovely head , eye and expression and very sound on the move, she too will also have a very bright future and I wish her well,very promising.

Best Veteran in Show - Wray - Takhisis High Voltage - Grand ten year old blue merle Rough Collie dog whom I have done well for in the past who really belies his age, he always enjoys himself in the ring and always gives his owner one hundred and one per cent, and is so sound on the move, could really show some of the youngsters these days.