Open Show 18 - THE IRISH WOLFHOUND CLUB

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Irish Wolfhound Club Open Show 2018

Judge: Kim Webb (Inkleyboys)



Photos by
Barbora Bridges    
Best Opposite Sex:  Miss W Heather's CH WHITEORCHARD VENUSTA  
Reserve Best in Show: Mrs D Treadwell's GLENGAIL GGILMOUR AT FLOYDIAN
Best in Show: Dr P P & Miss S Das Purkayastha's 
RAVENSBEECH ROMANUS AMONG NECKREBAGH
Best Puppy in Show: Mrs S Dawson's AUSTONLEY'S FALCON OF SHALICO
Best in Show: 
Dr P P & Miss S Das Purkayastha's
RAVENSBEECH ROMANUS AMONG NECKREBAGH
Reserve Best in Show:  
Mrs D Treadwell's 
GLENGAIL GGILMOUR AT FLOYDIAN
Best Opposite Sex:
Miss W Heather's 
CH WHITEORCHARD VENUSTA  
Best Puppy in Show:  
Mrs S Dawson's AUSTONLEY'S FALCON OF SHALICO
 
 
 
 
 

CLASS WINNERS
 
Minor Puppy Dog (1 entry)
Minor Puppy Bitch (2 entries, 1 absent)
1st  Barnes's HAZIANNE PARTIAL ECLIPSE 
Strong 8 month old puppy with softly furnished head & neat ears. Well ribbed back with gentle sweeping underline. Nicely muscled for such a youngster. Excellent feet. Movement a little erratic.

1st  Gilbert's ANSTYARNA QUE CERA CERA
Delightful 8 month baby with nice amount of bone and muscle for age. Good forechest and shoulder. Excellent feet.

 
 
 
Puppy Dog (4 entries, 2 absent)
Puppy Bitch (7 entries, 4 absent)
1st  Dawson's AUSTONLEY'S FALCON OF SHALICO 
Well grown 10 month old wheaten boy. Beautifully proportioned head with well held ears. Strong neck & good shoulder. Well boned limbs with good feet. Very positive even movement for one so young. 

2nd  Vaudin's HOLLYHENGE CARUSO OF TORTEVAL
Another well grown youngster of 11 months with good muscle tone. Pleasing head proportions. Moved out soundly. Shallower in body and not the forechest or positive movement of 1.

1st  Treadwell's ASHGROAVE ECLIPSE AT FLOYDIAN
Curvy 11 month old youngster with well furnished head. Good ears and feet. Well laid shoulder and angulated hindquarters. Lovely sweeping underline. 

2nd  Dawson's AUSTONLEY'S FORTUNE OF SHALICO
10 months old with the prettiest of heads, dark eyes, beautiful ears excellent feet. Balanced outline and nicely muscled. 

3rd  Vaudin's HOLLYHENGE BERRY BLISS OF TORTEVAL
Longer cast 11 month old with a good head and long neck. Nicely muscled and moved soundly. 
 
 
 
Junior Dog (5 entries, 3 absent)
Junior Bitch (5 entries, 4 absent)
1st  Das Purkayastha's 
 BALLYPHELAN ASANSOL AMONG NECKREBAGH
Shapely and well muscled with pleasing head. Good bone and curvaceous rear with broad stifles. Moved with a purposeful extended action. 

2nd  Bridges' BARRASSY BY DEFINITION
Longer cast dog with beautifully furnished head with kind expression. Pleasing underline and well held topline. Easy mover with ground covering stride. Preferred the strength & balance of 1.
1st  Addington's 
WOLFHOUSE DAVINIAH OF WOLVEBRIGG
Rangy feminine girl, with long neck and good shoulder. Good bone and feet. Nicely angulated, well muscled hindquarters.
 
 
 
Yearling Dog (4 entries, 1 absent)
Yearling Bitch (4 entries, 1 absent)
1st  Redfern's GOLDSWIFT FLUKE AT RAINSTER
Tall well proportioned dog with long strong neck. Good shoulder, bone and deep chest. Lovely neat feet. Powerful mover.  

2nd  Das Purkayastha's 
BALLYPHELAN ASANSOL AMONG NECKREBAGH

3rd  Dunwell's GOLDSWIFT SPARTAN'S SECRET
Lovely well furnished head with neat ears. Broad, deep chest. Well laid shoulder. Good bone and good feet. In good muscular condition. Not quite the easy going movement of the other two in the class.
1st  Sheppard's GOLDSWIFT ENCHANTED LEGACY
Curvy 2 year old with nicely balanced angulation. Well furnished head with gentle expression. Good bone and feet. Pleasing top and underlines with firm muscled loin. Moved out freely.

2nd  Crosse's GOLDSWIFT SWEET DISCOVERY
Similar well furnished head with neat rosed ears. Good bone and feet. Deep chest, nicely balanced angulation. Not the length of stride of 1. 
3rd  Bruce's GOLDSWIFT LEAP OF FAITH
Not as developed as the other two in the class. Lovely head proportions and neat ears. Low hocks and neat feet. Pleasing balanced outline.


 
 
 
Special Beginners Dog (2 entries, 1 absent)
Special Beginners Bitch (3 entries, 2 absent)
1st  Barnes's HAZIANNE PARTIAL ECLIPSE
1st  Bruce's GOLDSWIFT LEAP OF FAITH
 
 
 
Novice Dog (2 entries)
Novice Bitch  (No entries)
1st  Dunwell's GOLDSWIFT SPARTAN'S SECRET

2nd  Colbert's 
KEEP IT TOGETHER PHYSICAL ATTRACTION
A more rangy dog with long muzzle and well held ears. Good length of neck but a little straight in shoulder. Deep chest and pleasing underline. Nicely angulated rear quarters.

 
 
 
 
Post Graduate Dog (4 entries, 2 absent)
Post Graduate Bitch (4 entries, 2 absent)
1st  Porter's LINDALL POLDARK
Impressive typical looking hound with balanced profile. Lovely head although ears held a little flat. Good bone and feet and nice tuck-up. Pleasing front and rear angulation. Not co-operating on the move today.

2nd  Colbert's NANU NANA VON DEN ERZMINEN
Smaller framed boy with good head and well held ears. Nice underline and well held topline. Not as balanced in angulation as 1.


1st  Crosse's GOLDSWIFT SWEET DISCOVERY

2nd  Malone's BARACHOIS MELLOW YELLOW
Nicely proportioned head on strong neck. Well set shoulder, moderately angulated hindquarters. Good muscle tone and harsh coat.
 
 
 
Limit Dog (3 entries)
Limit Bitch (6 entries, 4 absent)
1st  Das Purkayastha's 
RAVENSBEECH ROMANUS AMONG NECKREBAGH 
Strong, substantial well muscled 3½ year old. Masculine head with well held ears. Well filled forechest. Strong powerful neck and well laid shoulder. Well boned with broad thighs and good feet. On form today and moved out with power & precision. 

2nd  Addington's 
RAVENSBEECH COMITAS OF WOLVEBRIGG
Five year old hound with typical profile. Handsome, well furnished head with lovely gentle expression. Deep chest but would prefer more width. Well laid shoulder with good return of upper arm and well angulated rear. Good bone and feet. 

3rd  Taverner's CONMERYL MONTGOMERY
Nice head and ears. Chest a bit narrow and a little straight in shoulder but nicely angled rear quarters. Good underline. Moved out soundly.
1st  MacLeod's BRACHAN EIRA
Solidly built, well muscled, broad bitch with well filled forechest. Classic head with neat rosed ears. Strong neck and good shoulder. Well boned legs and good feet. Lovely sweeping underline and firm topline. Moderate hind angulation. 

2nd  Gilbert's ANSTYARNA LILI MARLEEN
Pleasing furnished head and expression. Excellent harsh coat. Balanced outline and well muscled.  
 
 
 
Open Dog (2 entries, 1 absent)
Open Bitch (4 entries, 1 absent)
1st  Treadwell's GLENGAIL GGILMOUR AT FLOYDIAN
Upstanding hound with balanced angulation fore and aft. Nicely furnished head but somewhat bewildered expression. Broad chest, well laid shoulder and good return of upper arm. Strong hindquarters. Sound, animated mover. 
1st  Heather's CH WHITEORCHARD VENUSTA 
Mature substantial bitch. Beautiful head with classic soft expression and rosed ears. Powerful neck and broad deep chest. Curvy muscular hindquarters with broad stifles and low hocks. 

2nd  Wilkinson's 
CONMERYL MERRIMENT OVER HUNACRES ShCM
Feminine 5 year old with balanced outline. Attractive head with good ears. Gentle sweep to underline and firm topline. Good muscular condition.

3rd  Heather's WHITEORCHARD NEBULA
Happy girl with delightful personality. Lovely well furnished head Pleasing underline and long rib cage. Curvy hindquarters and low hocks. In good muscular condition. Not the balanced outline of the other two in the class
 
 
 
Veteran Dog (1 entry, 1 absent)
Veteran Bitch (1 entry, 1 absent)
 
 
 
TROPHIES
Rathdaws Trophy 
Best in Show
Das Purkayastha's RAVENSBEECH ROMANUS AMONG NECKREBAGH
Edeyrn Trophy
Reserve Best in ShowTreadwell's GLENGAIL GGILMOUR AT FLOYDIAN
Susan Hudson Trophy
Best Opposite Sex in Show 
Heather's CH WHITEORCHARD VENUSTA
Arraghglen Trophy
Best Dog
Das Purkayastha's RAVENSBEECH ROMANUS AMONG NECKREBAGH
Baldeagle Trophy
Best Bitch
Heather's CH WHITEORCHARD VENUSTA
Eaglescrag Trophy
Best Puppy in Show
Franshaw TrophyBest Junior
Das Purkayastha's BALLYPHELAN ASANSOL AMONG NECKREBAGH
Ouborough Trophy
Best Yearling
Sheppard's GOLDSWIFT ENCHANTED LEGACY
Brabyns Trophy
Best Special Beginner
Bruce's GOLDSWIFT LEAP OF FAITH
Delorne Trophy
Best Novice
Dunwell's GOLDSWIFT SPARTAN'S SECRET
 Delkerry Trophy
Best Post Graduate
Crosse's GOLDSWIFT SWEET DISCOVERY
Petasmeade Trophy
Best Limit
Das Purkayastha's RAVENSBEECH ROMANUS AMONG NECKREBAGH
Sulhamstead Trophy 
Best Open
Treadwell's GLENGAIL GGILMOUR AT FLOYDIAN
Braehead Rose Bowl
Best Veteran in Show-
 
 
 
AND FINALLY . . .
 
 
 

Thanks to our judge, 
Kim Webb . . . 
. . . and the Queens of the Kitchen, Pat Box and 
Pauline Ashby.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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