NORTHERN BORZOI ASSOCIATION OPEN SHOW 15/09/2019
B. Dog & B.I.S. Kanoo’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress, fully mature all male of correct size & balanced profile picture on stack, pleasing shape of head with strong & punishing jaw, correct in eye & ear sets, well muscled neck of reasonable length, his shoulders are muscular & sloping well beck, clean & straight in foreleg, in excellent body shape with desired seth of chest , nice graceful curve over his loin, long & strong fallaway, in excellent hard condition & gleaming coat of excellent condition & of correct texture, well set tail of correct length & carried well, he was struggling at times with the flooring but so was the majority of hounds not the best of conditions to move these large sight hounds, the hall is large as was the ring but they are sensible enough to not risk putting themselves in danger by striding out as they can. Took top honours today on his size, balance & lovely head ; R.B.D. & R.B.I.S. Jackson,s Harropine Odin At Padztar, slightly younger male who also appeals for his size & balance, presents a nice picture on stack & nice steady movement, pleasing in head but just prefer the shape of Roger F, good strong neck of correct length, clean forelegs with good bone, excellent depth of chest, ribs are narrow & oval, correct loin & well set rear, good feet & tail, in muscular condition & super coat of correct texture & well furnished. B.B. & B.O.S. Kanoo’s Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, 5 yr old b who has matured into a pleasing well balanced feminine young lady, keen & alert eye on a well shaped head, ears well set on, slight arch of neck leading into a good front, in correct body shape & has well set quarters, tail well set on & carried on move, in good coat but not a lot of furnishings today, well shaped feet, sound & steady on the move. B. Puppy & R.B.B. Rogerson’s Donskoi Baristinya, 11 month & most promising, ultra feminine with most lovely head, almond shaped eye & ears well set, body still developing but correct at this stage of her development, good straight forelegs, lovely shaped body, correct feet, tail of good length, set & carriage, just coming into coat but correct texture, in excellent condition & coat gleaming, moved out well fore & aft.
Veteran D or B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka of Enolam, 9 yr old feminine b in excellent hard condition, still gleaming in coat & of good texture, pleasing in head shape, good dentition, well set neck & in good body condition, moved out with ease.
Puppy D or B (2) : 1 D Baristinya ; 2 Johnson’s Sukeshi Maria Alexandrova, a little younger taller & more rangy at this stage than 1, most lovely head shape with good almond shaped eye, well set neck, body very raw but as expected, in good coat, well shaped feet, liked her front & rear, tail well set & carried.
Jun D or B (4) : 1 Fredisdottir & Floyd’s Jamarqui Alchemy Titan, most promising young male, dark eye with alert expression, has that glint in his eye & I expected him to be more unruly but his handler showed him to perfection, good head & ear, excellent neck leading to good front, quite mature in body with good depth of chest & correctly set ribs, arch over loin, powerful well muscled rear, tail well set & carried, should have a promising future ; 2 Smettem-Minson’s Donskoi Romeo At Chywoon, scored for his steady sound movement, taller than 1 & needs more time to fill out, strong jaw & well set eye,, good quarters & well set tail of good length ; 3 Jackson’s Charnels Old Black Magic At Padztar.
Grad D (2) : 1 D Romeo At C ; 2 Fresdisdottir & Floyd’s Tysgol Syr G’wain, well shaped in head, would like a little more length of neck, strong jaw, in good body, prefer front of 1 & tending to stand a little wide, well shaped feet, tail well set & carried.
Limit D (5-3abs) : 1 H Odin At P ; 2 Ellett’s Janter Sylvester, 4 yr old m, all male with good head, strong in jaw, pleasing in neck length with a good front, in good body with enough depth of chest, correct rib, prefer hind movement of 1, good feet, well set tail, in good coat & hard condition .
Open D (1) : 1 N Roger F.
Sp. Beginners D (1) : 1 J Alchemy Titan.
P. Grad B (1) : 1 Humphrey’s Ryazan Fleur, pleasing profile of this feminine b, most lovely head, well set ears, keen expression from her almond shaped eye, good lengthy of neck, well shaped rib, good depth of brisket, scores highly in her sound quarters, well set tail & carriage correct, well shaped feet, would like her to stride out more in front but perhaps down to the flooring today.
Limit B ( 3) : All very different in shape & size. 1 Conroy’s Quarentas Lifes First Love At Enolam, won this class on her balanced feminine profile on stack & did not disappoint on move, strong in jaw with correct dentition, well set ears, almond shaped eye well set & keen in expression, lovely front, depth of brisket, correct shaped ribbing & arch over her strong loin, lovely well set quarters with hocks broad & well let down, in good coat of correct texture, hard muscular condition, moved soundly fore & aft to win this class but felt in challenge she had had enough ; 2 Rogerson’s Nibrass Emerald Queen, good balance but perhaps not as houndy as 1, has an excellent depth to her chest, pleasing head, maybe loose a little weight to her advantage today, excellent muscular condition, well set tail of correct length, silky coat which is quite profuse. ; 3 Moran & Kelsey’s Ricanova Moulin Rouge.
Open B (1) : 1 N Eleanor Reginae.
Brace (1) : 1 Kanoo’s well matched pair that were my Best Dog & Best Bitch, easy to see the kennel type but that one is a masculine dog & a feminine bitch, both in excellent condition & I understand both have recently gained their titles.
Mark Ord (Judge)