Giant Schnauzer Club Open Show 9th July 2023
Best in Show Judge: Christine Ellingworth (Doncleve)
Giant Schnauzer Judge: Christine Ellingworth (Doncleve)
Schnauzer & Miniature Schnauzer Judge: Karen Fish (Dulejoes & Riesenheim)
Best in Show: Giant Schnauzer GLORIS RAFAEL DRAXPARK (Mrs L Parker)
Reserve Best in Show: Schnauzer MICCOSUKEES GUESS WHO AT JALERO (Mrs J Watdson)
Best Puppy in Show: Miniature Schnauzer LICHSTONE MIDNIGHT GHOST (Mr & Mrs McDermott)
Best Veteran in Show: Schnauzer CH KHANATE GIN FIZZ ShCM (Bawden & Brown)
Best Dog: GLORIS RAFAEL DRAXPARK (Imp Rus) (Mrs L Parker)
Res Best Dog: DASVAL GOOD AND READY (Mr & Mrs Woodgate)
Best Bitch: FOSTERGIANTS REVELATION AT DRAXPARK (Mrs L Parker)
Res Best Bitch: PHILOMA LUCIA (Mr & Mrs Clay)
Best Puppy Dog: N/A
Best Puppy Bitch: ZARINA vom SCHLOSS EHRENBERG TO GROVELEA (Cox & Bowman)
Best of Breed: GLORIS RAFAEL DRAXPARK (Imp Rus) (Mrs L Parker)
Res Best of Breed: FOSTERGIANTS REVELATION AT DRAXPARK (Mrs L Parker)
Best Puppy: ZARINA vom SCHLOSS EHRENBERG TO GROVELEA (Cox & Bowman)
Best Veteran: DASVAL GOOD AND READY (Mr & Mrs Woodgate)
Best Dog: JAP CH JOKER LAND’S FIRST CALL (ATCAZ89072JPN) (Mr M Uryu)
Res Best Dog: VIOLIS STORM TRACKER JW (Parker & McDonald)
Best Bitch: NOSTAW PENELOPE PITSTOP (Ms C Young)
Res Best Bitch: VIOLIS STRUTS HER STUFF JW (Parker & McDonald)
Best Puppy Dog: LICHSTONE MIDNIGHT GHOST (Mr & Mrs McDermott)
Best Puppy Bitch: BROWN SUGAR LADY (Ms D Butler)
Best of Breed: NOSTAW PENELOPE PITSTOP (Ms C Young)
Res Best of Breed: JAP CH JOKER LAND’S FIRST CALL (ATCAZ89072JPN) (Mr M Uryu)
Best Puppy: LICHSTONE MIDNIGHT GHOST (Mr & Mrs McDermott)
Best Veteran: N/A
Best Dog: CH KHANATE GIN FIZZ ShCM (Bawden & Brown)
Res Best Dog: N/A
Best Bitch: MICCOSUKEES GUESS WHO AT JALERO (Mrs J Watson)
Res Best Bitch: LEFENIX LUCK WOULD HAVE IT (Miss B Railton)
Best Puppy Dog: N/A
Best Puppy Bitch: N/A
Best of Breed: MICCOSUKEES GUESS WHO AT JALERO (Mrs J Watson)
Res Best of Breed: CH KHANATE GIN FIZZ ShCM (Bawden & Brown)
Best Puppy: N/A
Best Veteran: CH KHANATE GIN FIZZ ShCM (Bawden & Brown)
Giant Schnauzer Critique
Giant Schnauzer Club Open Show 9th July 2023
I would like to thank the Committee for inviting me to judge Giants and Best in Show today; to all the exhibitors for the quality entry and sporting way they received my final placings, and finally, I would also extend a huge thank you to my excellent ring stewards for making my day so rewarding and enjoyable.
BEST IN SHOW
Parker’s Gloris Rafael Draxpark (Imp RUS). Giant Schnauzer
RESERVE BEST IN SHOW
Watson’s Miccosukees Guess Who a Jalero. Schnauzer
BEST PUPPY IN SHOW
McDermott’s Lichstone Midnight Ghost. Mini Schnauzer
BEST VETERAN IN SHOW
Bawden & Brown’s Ch Khanate Gin Fizz ShCM Schnauzer
PGD: 1. 1st Dedross’s Adacolm Leningrad a slow maturer. Attractive head, a little narrow and a shade long in body, good neck and nice body. Moved OK for his novice handler but with time and sound training, there’s improvement to be found for both.
OD: 2,1abs. 1st Parker’s Gloris Rafael Draxpark (Imp RUS). A very handsome 4-yr old who’s handler gets the most out of him. Head nicely proportioned to his body, good depth of chest, well-boned front legs & tidy elbows. Lovely neck into shoulders. Very solid body of good proportions. Nice angles and very well-muscled rear end. Moved with enthusiasm and soundness. He presents a nicely balanced picture. BD, BOB & BIS.
Special OD (P & S): 2. 1st Trafford’s Treuherz Cydney. Well-made P&S with a good head, dark mask, good, dark eyes, good bite, ear set a little low. Nice strong neck, good depth of brisket, well sloping topline. Sound quarters moving well in profile. Presented in the harshest of jackets and handled to his advantage. 2nd Watmough & Allen’s Minnienoom Jazz A Matazz with Andmaura Nice head planes, good dark eyes, good mouth and ears a little big. Reasonable neck into good shoulders. Solid body, longer cast than 1.
VD: 3,1abs. 1st Woodgate’s Dasval Good And Ready, substantial, well-proportioned 7-year-old male. Very good head, dark expressive eye, and good mouth. Nicely arching neck into well-placed shoulders, good depth of brisket, good, strong quarters and nice tail-set and carriage. BVD & BVIB. 2nd Watmough & Allen’s Lucavale Washington at Andmaura. 8-year-old dark P&S, slightly longer cast than 1st place, good head with correct dark mask and dark eye. Good depth of chest but would have preferred more forechest. Good hindquarters and moved well.
PB: 1. 1st Cox & Bowman’s Zarina vom Schloss Ehrenberg to Grovelea (Imp DEU) 9-month-old B&S. Still very much a baby, nice head with dark mask. Good front, parallel legs. Nice neck into well placed shoulders. Good depth of chest for her age, a little long in body. Nice, firm backend. Movement a little erratic and tends to lose her topline a little, although this should firm up as she matures. BPB & BP.
JB: 1. 1st Parker’s Draxpark Girl Power 15-month-old who has a lovely head with a lovely expression and nice sized ears. Good parallel front with forward facing feet and a nice forechest. Good body for her age and very nicely proportioned. She has a firm, strong backend and moved very well. She’s a promising girl and I’m sure the owner will have fun with her as she matures.
LB: 2. 1st Clay’s Philoma Lucia, on entering the ring, I liked this girl a lot, very well-balanced and compact. Lovely typical and feminine head, dark expressive eyes, good mouth, and lovely set ears. Nicely arching neck into well-laid shoulders. Good front and depth of brisket, nice strong back, level topline which she didn’t lose on the move. Sound quarters which she used to her advantage both coming and going. Excellent harsh jacket. RBB. 2nd Woodgate & George’s Socialite Vom Schloss Ehrenberg Mit Dasval (Imp DEU). Very feminine young lady, nicely balanced and with a good clean head. Good strong bone well, well-ribbed with a reasonable topline. In excellent condition, well presented and a credit to her owner.
OB: 2,1abs. 1st Parker’s Fostergiants Revelation at Draxpark another girl that impressed me as she entered the ring with great presence. Beautiful feminine head with correct proportions, clean arching neck into well-laid shoulders. Good front, depth of brisket and good spring of rib. Sound level topline, which she kept on the move coming and going and in profile, well-quartered with nicely developed second thigh. BB & RBOB
OB (P&S): 1. 1st Trafford’s Treuherz Georgia well-shaped with plenty of rib, a little strong in head with correct length excellent bite, chest deep and with good width, straight front legs with good bone, good length of neck and set well onto level top line and nicely set tail, good muscle all round, good coat and colour.
VB: 2,1abs: 1st Parker’s Ch Daserbe Chase The Ace to Draxpark. 7-year-old in excellent condition. Clean head with length and correct ear placement, good mouth with correct bite, dark eye. Nice depth to chest and straight leg, plenty of rib, clean neck, and lovely flow from head to tail, level topline and good tail set., correct jacket. BVB.
Miniature Schnauzer Critique
Giant Schnauzer Club Open Show
PD (1 Entry) 1st McDermott, Lichstone Midnight Ghost. Nice long head with good ear set when he decides to use them. Good shoulders and chest. Short coupled. Nice harsh coat. Good tailset. BPD, BPIB & BPIS
JD (2 Entries) Abs 1. 1st Parker & McDonald, Violis Storm Tracker JW. Upto size with lovely head and expression, dark eye and well used ears. Good spring of rib. Good angles front and rear. Nicely flowing neck into good shoulders. Held topline on move. Good angulation which showed when he moved. Well schooled in the ring. RBD.
PGD (3 Entries) 1st McDermott, Lichstone Midnight Sparkie. Nice head and expression. Correct earset. Short coupled. Good angulations. Moved well. 2nd Cater, Lichstone Midnight Robin. Chunkier in head than 1. Good coat. Nice and short in body. Moved okay. 3rd Podlasiak & Richardson, Mel Hollybeat (Imp POL).
OD (3 Entries) Abs:1. 1st Uryu, Jap CH Joker Land’s First Call. Smaller in size than 2nd. Good head and expression. Lovely dark eye. Short coupled. Good angulations front and rear. Lovely well-prepared jacket. Moved freely and with purpose around the ring. BD & RBOB 2nd Gudgin & Campbell, Dayporium The Conjurer At Jennayr. Strong strudy male. Upto size but still in proportion. Good expression. Nicely arched neck into clean shoulders. Good depth of chest and square in outline. Good angulation front and rear. Moved with purpose.
VD (1 Entry) Abs 1.
PB (1 Entry) 1st Butler, Brown Sugar Lady. Seemed overwelmed by the show and wasn’t enjoying it. Head okay, ear set okay but didn’t use to advantage. Good lay back of shoulder. Good tailset. Moved okay. BPB.
JB (4 Entries) Abs:2. 1st Parker & McDonald, Violis Stormy Skies. Nice head. Good chest. Upto size. Good tail set. Level topline. Moved freely. 2nd Cox, Traviston’s Back In A Flash. Lovely black coat. Smaller than 1st. Head okay. Neat ears. Moved okay.
PGB (4 Entries) Abs:2. 1st Young, Nostaw Penelope Pitstop. Best head and expression, ears well set. Nice prominent chest. Short coupled. Good topline held at all times. Nice and cobby without being overdone. Good front and rear angles. Excelled on the move. Owner needs more confidence in the bitch as that’s when she shows her best. BB & BOB. 2nd Cox, Filadelfia Amina Del Cane With Traviston (Imp POL). Nice head and expression. Longer cast than 1st. Good rear angulation. Good tailset.
OB (2 Entires) 1st Parker & McDonald, Violis Struts Her Stuff JW. Correct head planes with strong muzzle. Good outline with strong neck flowing into correct shoulders. Moved with purpose and freely around the ring. RBB. 2nd McDermott, Lichstone Born To Dream. Keen expression when paying attention. Good rear angles. Nice tailset. Moved okay.
VB (0 Entries)
Giant Schnauzer Club Open Show
PD(1 Entry) Abs:1
JD (1 Entry) Abs:1
PGD (0 Entries)
OD (2 Entries) Abs:2
VD (1 Entry) 1st Bawden & Brown, CH Kanate Gin Fizz ShCM. 11yr old, male through and through. Shown in good condition. Super head and expression. Good length of neck into shoulders. Strong, short topline. High tailset. Prominent breastbone and good depth of chest. Moves freely and effortlessly. Lost out in the challenge as his age caught up with him until he found a reason to for the reserve spot, which he could then out move the younger bitch with ease. BD, RBOB, BVIB & BVIS
PB (2 Entries) Abs:2
JB (2 Entries) Abs:1. 1st Stacey, Dovahdok’s A Lady Kida. Moderate type. Feminine head. With good planes. Still needs to mature and fill her frame better.
PGB (3 Entries) Abs:1. 1st Railton, Lefenix Luck Would Have It. Lovely sized bitch, nice head and ears used to advantage. Nicely balanced front and rear. Good reach and drive on the move. Would of liked her to have more substance but should come still. RBB 2nd Morgan, Leebren Midnight Star Gazer At Hexenmeister. Moderate angles, head okay. Nice dark eye and correct ears. Harsh Jacket.
OB (6 Entries) Abs 3. 1st Watson, Miccosukees Guess Who At Jalero. Attractive strong head and expression, happy that she decided to show herself off today. Lovely typey bitch with so much to offer. Good shoulder into short hard topline. Lovely angles front and rear. Super jacket. Free flowing movement and effortlessly made in around the ring. BB, BOB & RBIS 2nd Railton, Lefenix Keep The Faith. Nice square bitch. Clean head and dark eye. Nice harsh coat. Lovely balanced front and rear. Moved well but didn’t have maturity of winner. 3rd Bawden & Brown, Amigris Ain’t Misbehavin At Khanate.
VB (0 Entries)