Japanese Chin Club Open Show 2015

19th  July 2015

Judged by Mrs E Rushton




I was honoured to be invited to judge this show and delighted with my entry. It was a great pleasure and privilege to go over so many beautiful Chins. In several classes I was spoilt for choice and could have done with more than one first place.

A few exhibits would have benefitted from carrying a little more weight; a well-covered, well exercised dog portrays the attributes of this elegant breed most favourably.

 I felt that quality in all the puppy classes was excellent, and this can only be good for maintaining the future of the breed.

Class 1 Veteran D/B  : 4 entries 1 absent

1st Steele’s Homerbrent Shirakawa.   Lovely 7 yr old boy, of correct size and overall outline. He has a broad head with large dark eye and pleasing expression, good cushioning to muzzle. He is well constructed, correct front and rear angulation, with good width of rib. He has a profuse cote of correct texture. He moved well around the ring . His demeanour suggested he was obviously enjoying his day out. Best Veteran

2nd Rhodes & Vincent’s Javalcy Suited And Booted. Also 7 yrs old, this boy was in good coat and condition. He moved well around the ring. He has a large head, with large dark eyes. Well cushioned muzzle and pleasing expression. Not quite as settled as the winner.

3rd Thomas’s Lanceian Pleasant Alira At Javalcy

Class 2 Minor Puppy Dog:  6 entries 3 absent

1st Goldie’s Godheim Stars and Stripes.  At just 8 months, this little boy was confident and compact. Well balanced with correct fine bone and hare feet.  He has a lovely head with dark eye and desired surprised expression. Well balanced dog of good construction and therefore moving true.

2nd Allcock’s Sleepyhollow Rheingold.  At Just 6 months, this sable baby was really on his toes, not quite as composed as the first place, but with everything going for him. He is beautifully pigmented, with, lovely head and dark eye; with a degree of white that gives the desired expression.  This dog is of sound construction throughout, with correct fine bone and hare feet. His movement demonstrated his correct construction. Best Red & White Puppy In Show

3rd Banks’s Choya Alfie Boe



Class 3 Puppy Dog : 5 entries 0 absent

1st Allcock’s  Sleepyhollow Robson . This young man took my eye as soon as he came in to the ring. He is superbly balanced with cobby body, good spring of rib, not over angulated in the shoulders, short in loin and with correct set on of tail. He has the correct fine, but strong bone prescribed for correct breed type. His sound construction was demonstrated by his flowing movement.  Throughout his trip round the ring he moved with drive and lovely front extension.  He has the desired large head, with dark eye and correct expression.  I was pleased to award him Reserve Best Dog and Best Puppy Dog.

2nd Goldie’s Godheim Stars And Stripes, As Minor Puppy Dog

3rd Farmer’s Sangria Lord Of The Dance

Class 4 Junior Dog: 2 entries 1 absent

1st Farmer’s Sangria Riverdancer.  Although this dog stood alone in the class, he well deserved his first place. He has a lovely large head with large dark eye, showing an amount of white to give the typical surprised look. He has a well cushioned muzzle and a lovely overall expression. Well covered, and with correct angulation front and rear, good sound overall construction meant he covered the ground well on the move, and was pleasing to watch.  

Class 5 Novice Dog: 5 entries 1 absent

1st Thomas’s Javalcy Nik Nak Paddywack.   This dog was well presented with silky coat, square outline, with desirable large head. He has a sweet expression with dark eye and correct cushioning. He moved with purpose around the ring.

2nd Ansell’s Myojo Morgan.  He is an excitable boy, with correct fine bone and hare feet. Nice overall picture. not quite the maturity or composure of first place.

3rd Boyer’s Roseheaven’s Lemon Qquash With Ellinghurst (Imp Dnk)  

Class 6 Post Graduate: Dog 9 entries 3 absent

1st Rhodes & Vincent’s Javalcy Bit Of Razzle Dazzle.  I see this boy is litter brother to my first place in novice and they are very similar. He is a well-balanced dog, with long silky coat. He has a large head with lovely expression. He has a cobby body and is well constructed throughout.

2nd George’s Yama I’m Kimi Amronchi. Slightly larger than one, but still a lovely boy. He has a large head with large dark eye and correct expression. He is well constructed throughout and in good coat. Not quite so settled on the move as the first place today.

3rd Farmer’s Sangria Back To The Future




Class 7 Limit Dog: 7 entries 2 absent

1st Willis’s Dainichi Sunyano. I loved this boys ‘devil may care ‘attitude. He has a large head on a cobby body with good depth of rib and is well angulated front and rear.  He is well balanced and possesses good overall shape and type. He has a lovely coat and carries his tail well at all times. He flowed round the ring with ease and confidence.

2nd Burden’s Sangria Amadeus. Not as mature as first place and a little unsettled on the move, but still a lovely boy.  Good head with correct expression, well covered and good construction fore and aft.

3rd Pearce & Hann’s Holmchin Secret Affair With Rakuchin

Class 8 Open Dog: 4 entries 1 absent

1st Banks’s Choya Kiosha JW, “Elegant and aristocratic, smart, compact with profuse coat” certainly sums up this lovely boy, well put together from the tip of his nose to the end of his tail. He has lovely facial proportions and a melting expression. He took command of the ring on the move, very pleased to award him Best Dog and Best Opposite Sex.

2nd Pearce & Hann’s Choya Kanjina With Rakuchin. Lovely headed dog with super well-presented coat and a sound mover. I felt that he could do with a little more body.

3rd Kilford’s Cazzukii Prince Kurisu

Class 9 Special Open Red & White: 4 entries 0 absent

1st Thomas’s  Javalcy Call Me Mr Chivers. This mature dog is both, compact, and cobby. He has the correct hare feet and is a well-balanced dog in full coat. He has a lovely head and expression. He is well constructed with good angulation front and rear; and good overall body shape. He moved around the ring with drive.  Best Red & White In Show

2nd Meadows’s Javalcy Starship Trooper At Shamead. This dog is litter brother to the winner and it shows. Not quite as finished as his brother and more moderately angulated, but never the less an all-round nice boy.

3rd Nishigaki’s  Utsukushi  Mandarin Chaos

Class 10 Phil Lewis Memorial Rescue Special Novice Dog or Bitch: 2 entries 0 absent

1st Goldie’s Godheim Stars And Stripes, see first in minor puppy dog

2nd Boyer’s Ellinghurst Phantom Magic. Compact little dog with pretty head, pleasing expression and evenly marked. He is fine boned and elegant, he moved well around the ring, a little short of coat at present.





Class 11 Minor Puppy Bitch:  11 entries 5 absent

1st Banks’s Choya Nina Simone: She headed a very strong class. This bitch is everything you could want in a puppy bitch, sweetest head and expression. Elegant little girl, with fine bone and correct hare feet, cobby body with good rib and well angulated. Never put a foot wrong as she moved round the ring with ease and confidence. Best Puppy Bitch, and at the end of a long day managed to pip the puppy dog at the post to become Best Puppy in Show.

2nd Thomas’s Nisyros Nancy Chinatra. What a cute little package, lovely head with large dark eye and correct cushioning  all giving sweet expression. Well put together with fine bone and hare feet, level top-line and correct tail set. She moved well around the ring.

3rd Goldie’s Godheim Virginia

Class 12 Puppy Bitch 5: entries 0 absent

1st Burden’s Sangria Celebration Of Sheonagh. Rising 11 months, this is a young lady of quality, with very pretty head, large dark eye and melting expression. Compact body with good rib and fine bone, well covered body and moved with style effortlessly around the ring.

2nd Goldie’s Godheim Virginia . This 8 month old delightful little bitch is litter  sister to the minor puppy dog winner , equally matching her brothers attributes and quality,  but with an undeniable feminine stamp. She flowed round the ring with confident movement.

3rd Allcock’s Sleepyhollow Tea For Two

Class 13 Junior Bitch: 5 entries 1 absent

1st Allcock’s Sleepyhollow Cosi Fan Tutte. This lovely bitch headed a quality class. She has a super, compact and cobby body, with correct angulation front and rear. She really has the wow factor with her beautiful large head, large dark expressive eyes and well cushioned muzzle.  She has sound construction and level back, therefore she moved with ease and style around the ring.  Reserve Best Bitch and Reserve Best in Show.

2nd Banks’s Linjato Khaleesa Of Choya. She is a sound bitch, well-constructed with short back and correct angulation front and rear. Shown in good, well presented coat. Her movement was sound and true and very typical of the breed.  She has an attractive expression and dark eye.  She has everything going for her, but unlucky to come up against the winner, this was a close decision.

3rd Burden’s Sangria Etian Of Sheonagh





Class 14 Novice Bitch: 5 entries 1 absent

1st Fry & Jackson’s Amantra Mina.  Attractive bitch with compact, cobby body correct for the breed. She has dark eye with pleasing expression, hare feet, and good angulation front and rear. She has good movement and was handled and presented well.   

2nd Goldie’s Godheim Virginia, see 2nd in puppy bitch

3rd Nishigaki’s  Utsukushi  Mandarin Chaos

Class 15 Post Graduate Bitch: 2 entries 1 absent

1st Allitt’s Tillashby Kimika. Sweet little bitch, with a lovely face and expression. Fine boned with hare feet. Overall  well balanced and well-constructed .With a lively demeanour, she moved well and covered the ground with ease. She more than deserved her first place.

Class 16 Limit Bitch: 3 entries 1 absent

Challenging class to judge as both these bitches were of equal quality and could easily change places on another day. Just felt that first was slightly more settled on the move today.

1st Crane’s Sidlyn Wind Of Change With Cranvarl JW. Lovely bitch of sound construction with good head,  dark eye and sweet expression.  Shown in good coat. Moved soundly .

2nd Willis’s Jonsville Oriana Dainichi JW. Another well-constructed lovely bitch with pretty head and expression, in good coat, moved well.

Class 17 Open Bitch: 6 entries 2 absent

1st Allcock’s  Sleepyhollow Miss Bussell JW.   ‘ Intelligent, happy, lively little dog’ just about sums up this super bitch. She is a pleasure to go over, with lovely head of good size, dark eye and good cushioning, giving correct expression.  She is correctly fine boned and compact throughout.  She is well angulated front and rear, with level top line, plenty of rib and well set on of tail. She has a beautifully balanced body and overall outline. Her body is well covered and well-muscled.   She never put a foot wrong and moves with style, with good reach and elevation.  I couldn’t fail to award her Best Bitch and Best in Show.

2nd Boyer’s Ellinghurst Paige Three. Quality bitch with lovely face and expression, sound throughout and moved well. Not quite the ‘joire de vie’ of the first place bitch.

3rd Steele’s Javalcy China Doll At Threadgold Sh CM



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