Copyright Gordon Setter Club of Scotland 2018 -
My thanks to the committee for a well organised show and my stewards for keeping things flowing along nicely. Thanks to all the exhibitors who gave me a good entry of excellent dogs to go over and the good sportsmanship shown by all.
Field Trial D or B. (1,0)
1 Smith’s Yennadon Fairisle of Clacorick. Bitch with a feminine head and expression, dark eye and low set ears. Good depth of chest and front, level topline standing and on the move. Moved well. RBB.
Special Vintage D or B. (4,2)
1 McErlean’s Carrochan Suilvenbeag. Well balanced bitch with feminine head, dark eye, moved ok. 2 Smith’s Yennadon Carrick of Clacorick. Dog with typical Gordon head, dark eye, good angulation front and rear, level topline. Good tan with muzzle just going grey.
Veteran Dog. (4,1)
1 Tong’s Liric Special Tribute to Kellizlot (AI) JW. Judged this boy before and he still pleases. Balanced dog of substance with stylish looks. Typical Gordon head with correct proportions and low set ears. Good reach of neck into well laid shoulders, good front & depth of rib, well angulated fore and aft. Well off for coat and moved with drive. BVIS. 2 Pearce’s Ardnadam Red Kite. Lighter build than 1 but balanced overall. Head well proportioned with good reach of neck. Good front and well angulated front & rear, clear tan. Moved ok. 3 Butler’s Yennadon Fortes at Rubymoon.
Puppy Dog. (1,1) No Entries.
Junior Dog. (3,1)
1 Harker’s Hernwood Achilles at Ettrick JW. Substantial dog with strong head of correct proportions, with low set ears. Good reach of neck and front, deep chest and level topline. Moved ok. 2 Munro’s Hernwood Northern Adonis of Dulmaur. Litter brother to 1, another substantial dog with typical Gordon head of correct proportions, good front and deep chest. Tight feet with correct tan on feet & head. Moved with drive.
Yearling Dog. (3,0) 1 Millar’s Yennadon Benriach JW. Smaller made dog but well put together with well proportioned head, good reach of neck into well laid shoulders. Well angulated front and back, correct tail set. Moved with drive. Well presented with correct tan and gleaming black coat. 2 Harker’s Hernwood Achilles at Ettrick JW. 3 Munro’s Hernwood Northern Adonis of Dulmaur.
Novice Dog. (2,1)
1 Knight’s Benbuie Thorntree. Well-
Graduate Dog. (4,0) 1 Millar’s Yennadon Benriach JW. 2 Sinclair’s Lachmhor Serendipity for Siochail (Imp HRV). Larger dog than 1 but balanced overall. Pleasing head with long low set ears. Good reach of neck. Sympathetically handled and moved out with drive. Good tan. 3 Knight’s Benbuie Thorntree. 4 Munro’s Hernwood Northern Adonis of Dulmaur.
Post Graduate Dog. (3,1) 1 George-
Mid Limit Dog. (7,3)
1 Rand’s Kintalis Love on the Rocks. Well balanced throughout with pleasing head, low set ears. Good reach of neck into correct shoulders, correct angulation front and rear and correct tailset. Good tan and tight feet. Moved well. 2 MacGregor’s Somerled Glen Urquart. Longer cast dog than one. Typical well-
Limit Dog. (4,1)
1 McAvoy’s Laurelhach Bemm. Stylish dog which has the substance of a weight carrying hunter. Balanced throughout with a well-
Open Dog. (4,1) Collins-