Judge Mr John Steele
JD 1 Martin’s Sharlana Just The Ticket, young dog with compact body, good broad head, dark eyes showing some white. Good reach of neck, really well coated body with high tail set & good hind angulation. Moved well; 2 Thomas’ Isami at Javalcy, another puppy, slightly larger than 1 but in good proportion. Good width of head, well spaced dark eyes & wide nostrils. Good deep well feathered chest, short coupled body with good hind angulation, moved well; 3 Pearce & Hann’s Rakuchin Kenji Na. PGD 1 Banks’ Choya Masuyo, another puppy with excellent width of head, well spaced dark eyes, & good muzzle cushioning. Nice compact well coated body & good hind angulation. Moved well; 2 Merritt & Hegarty’s Sharlana Hasime, a quality dog who pushed the winner very closely. Nice compact shape & good coat. Good evenly marked head with well spaced dark eyes showing correct amount of white to give the correct required look, the head was enhanced by nice long dark feathering to the ears. Moved & handled well; 3 Matches’ Godheim Stars And Stripes at Fochai. OD 1 Davidson’s Ch Hysterical Samurai Sou at Sharlana, nice compact really well coated little dog. Nicely proportioned head with well spaced dark eyes showing enough white to give the desired astonished look, good cushioning to the muzzle & long feathering to the ears to complete the picture. Short compact body with high set tail which flows beautifully when on the move which make this dog a pleasure to watch when on the move. BD & BOB; 2 Davidson’s Rus Ch Hin Satori Yoko Zolotoy Sneg at Sharlana, a different type to winner but a dog I like very much especially his head. Super wide sable head with good even markings, well spaced dark eyes, good earset, plenty of cushioning to muzzle & giving a lovely expression. Nice deep chest, level topline & high set tail. Good hind angulation & nice straight movement. At this stage does not have the coat of winner which today was the difference between the two. RBD; 3 Beadling’s Sharlana Tailor Made for Dekobras.
JB 1 Banks’ Choya Charlotte, though still only 9 months of age without any doubt this is a fabulous bitch with a bright future. Head of super proportions with nice even markings, well spaced dark eyes with the required amount of white to give the look of astonishment, well cushioned muzzle & well feathered ears to frame the beautiful head. Nice straight well feathered front, compact square body with good high set tail, & well turned stifles which enable her to move well. BB & BP, she was later placed PG3 having won the puppy stakes on the day returned the following day to win the overall puppy stakes, well done; 2 Davidson’s Hin Satori Evita Karmensita at Sharlana, nice bitch with a good head, dark eyes, even markings & good cushioning to the muzzle. Compact body & good hindquarters which enabled her to move well; 3 Gillespy & Van Barren’s Vouges Roiyaru Kimochi.PGB 1 Goldie’s Godheim Virginia, small compact bitch with nice evenly marked head. Good width between eyes & nice short muzzle with width & cushioning. Nice short level back & tail well set high. Moved well; 2 Davidson’s Sharlana Betty Boo, well coated nice square bitch with good head,well spaced dark eyes & good width of muzzle, level back with well feathered high set tail. Good hind angulation which enabled her to move well; 3 Mowatt’s Asmena Fairy Tale. OB 1 Pearce & Hann’s Stepheter Wanna Shout for Rukachin, compact well coated bitch. Evenly marked head with well spaced eyes & good foreface, good depth of chest, level topline & well set tail. Moved very well. RBB; 2 Matches’ Godheim Charlotte at Fochai, a nice bitch with probably a better head than winner but today was lacking in coat. Compact size with level topline & good hind angulation.
JOHN B STEELE