Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Scotland 

Kelso Weekend

Springwood Park, Kelso


Championship Show 1st August 2015


Judges;

Dogs - Kate MacDuff (Torridonian)

Bitches - Richard Hallam (Oldberne)

Referee - George Wilson (Ursine)


L to R;  Best Veteran, Best in Show, Reserve Best in Show and Best Puppy


Best in Show ~ Tjofselinas Z Diamuz At Fortonpark JW (Imp)

      Reserve Best in Show ~ Dickson's Ch Monalou Dutch Connexion 

                                                         To Geruth

                   Best Opposite Sex ~ Atherton's Athersbern Peronelle Blush

         Best Puppy in Show ~ Wakeland's Shirdees Joe Dimaggio At Bramikdel

              Best Veteran in Show  ~ Jones & Carr's Markeila Little Gem 

                                                       At Beaucroft 


Dog CC ~ Baldwin's Tjofselinas Z Diamuz At Fortonpark JW (Imp)

Reserve Dog CC ~ Dickson's Ch Monalou Dutch Connexion To Geruth

Best Dog Puppy ~ Wakeland's Shirdees Joe Dimaggio At Bramikdel

Best Veteran Dog ~ Wakeland's Jaybiem  Cedar Trees At Bramikdel           



L to R; Veteran Bitch, Bitch CC, Res Bitch CC and Bitch Puppy 

Bitch CC ~ Atherton's Athersbern Peronelle Blush

Reserve Bitch CC ~ Green's Fortonpark Millie My Love At Pasturegreen

Best Bitch Puppy ~ King's Ecalpharas Moonshine Over Leapingwell

Best Veteran Bitch ~ Jones & Carr's Markeila Little Gem At Beaucroft



* We apologise for the poor quality of some of the photographs * 

* There are some additional 'Candid' photos at the bottom of this page *  


DOG CLASS RESULTS ~ Judge ~ Kate MacDuff (Torridonian) 

On behalf of my family and friends I would like to thank All the committee for a 
fabulous weekend. All the hard work, time and effort from everyone involved in
making  this advent such a well organised, smoothly run show. We loved every
bit of the show stayed until the show closed will definitely be back for next years 
weekend. Once again many thanks.
 
The dogs on whole I found were of good quality (ie my principle winners) but in
between I found lack of bone, substance and height, also some erratic movement.
Lastly but by no means least - handling.  For some maybe it's time to go back to
the basic's to learn how to present your dog to show it off to its best ability.

VETERAN DOG  (5 entered)


1st Wakeland's Jaybiem  Cedar Trees At Bramikdel.

Over 8yrs old quality dog, fabulous head, dark eye and correct almond shaped eye,
good bite, nice markings. Level topline good bone moved really well, nice coat.
2nd Biggins' Greybern Young Dude.

Nice dog, med size, good head, eye and bite. Didn't move as well as the winner.
   
 
MINOR PUPPY DOG  (4)


1st Wakeland's Shirdees Joe Dimaggio At Bramikdel.

Just over 7mths old, Happy puppy tail never stopped wagging. Beautiful head,  
dark eye, correct bite pleasing expression. Correctly laid shoulders, level topline, 
great bone. Nice tight feet, best mover was happy for him to eventually be Best
Puppy in Show. 
2nd Boreham's Deberni Viscount For Broels.

Nice puppy pleasant markings, correct bite, nice angulation. Didn't move today to 
the best of his ability.

 
PUPPY DOG  (4)


1st Brown's Esslinbern Benrus Sky Chief.

9mth old quality puppy, pleasing eye head and expression, correct bite.  Good   
bone level topline, good angulation.  Moved really well, will watch out for his
career. When presented he stands beautifully four square but tends to lend on
owner for support which hopefully the owner will correct. Nice dog.
2nd Dickson's Monalou Vino Verde At Geruth.

10mths old puppy of good size. Nice head dark eye, correct bite. Even all the way 
through but very loose all over at the moment , has a big frame to fill.
3rd Harrison & Ratcliffe's Monalou Axelmeister Of Alachard
Res Walton's Enchambray Waterloo


JUNIOR DOG  (5)


1st Hastings' Bernemcourt Liv'n On A Prayer.

17 mth old med size, loads of ring presence, good head, dark eye, correct bite,
good shoulders, level topline , good mover and handled really well.
2nd Robson's Trudaleaze Majik Spell.

16mths med size, nice head, dark eye, good bite, moved well. Finer in bone 
than the winner.
3rd Hughes' Waldershelf Causing Kaos
Res  Yarker's Kinelarty Cashnova Hugo
VHC Green's Bernsego Jack Vorobey At Pasturegreen (Imp)  

 
YEARLING DOG  (5)


1st Baldwin's Guiness Record From Christofland To Fortonpark (Imp).

22 mths maturing nicely, darker marked med size dog. Nice head and expression, 
correct bite. Level topline on correctly laid shoulders, nice turn of stifle. Moved
really well and presented in excellent condition. One for the future, quality dog.
2nd Murphy's Kinelarty Benvenuto Bjorn Jun Ch.

20 mth med size dog not as mature as winner. Nice head and eye, correct bite, bone
ok, good shoulders and topline, moved well.
3rd Murray's Halesbern Pal Joey
Res Grimes' Stormberne Let It Snow


MAIDEN DOG  (1)


1st Soame's Bernemcourt Don't Look Back.

Nice head, dark eye, correct bit. Small / med size dog in height, fab coat moved ok. 
Stood alone. 

 
NOVICE DOG  (1) 

  
1st Robson's Trudaleaze Majik Spell.

I've seen this dog previously see notes under second in Junior.
2nd Soame's Bernemcourt Don't Look Back.

I've seen this dog previously see notes under Maiden dog winner.
                          

GRADUATE DOG  (1)


1st Wilson's Deheubarth Rhodri Mawr At Gelbackler.

Over 2 yrs med size dog. Nice head and expression, almond shaped dark eye and 
good bite. Nice rich tan moved ok.                     


POST GRADUATE DOG  (8)


1st Dickson's Monalou Maserati At Geruth.

Beautifully turned out 3yrs old. Nice shape and outline, good head, eye and bite. 
Nice markings. Good shoulders and topline and nice hind angulation. Great bone 
and coat in good condition, moved well.
2nd Carty's Floskirk Berneray.

4 yr old med size dog, fabulous head, good markings, great bone, nice tight feet. 
Good turn of stifle moved well.
3rd Addison's Torralbaz Lord Of The Manor
Res Marsden & Robertson's Trudaleaze Aint I Adorable
VHC Soame's  Bernemcourt Don't Look Back

MID LIMIT DOG  (5)


1st Scott's Welshbern One Vision At Scobern ShCM.

Over 2 yrs med size dog of good quality, nice outline, great head and reach of neck, 
dark eye and correct bite, nice markings with nice rich tan.  Loved this dog but would 
have benefitted from a different handler, shall watch his future with interest.
2nd Wright & Kirk's Materabern Good Friday.

4 yr old med size dog, good head but lightish eye, finer made all round than winner, 
but beautifully presented and handled. Winner could have done with this handler.


LIMIT DOG  (8)


1st Webster's Esslinbern Saliman Tootega.

3yr old med size dog, pleasing head, dark eye and expression, correctly laid shoulder, 
level topline, good angulation. Best mover and well handled.
2nd Scott's Welshbern One Vision At Scobern ShCM.

Winner of Mid Limit Dog - see previous notes.
3rd Green's Pasturegreen Irish Cream
Res Kelly's Luuk Van De Klaverhoeve Belhof (Imp)
VHC Hellingsworth's Carabaz Satch Boogie


OPEN DOG  (8)


1st Baldwin's Tjofselinas Z Diamuz At Fortonpark JW (Imp).

Quality dog over 2 yrs now and maturing nicely, fabulous head, dark eye correct bite, 
uses he ears well to create a fabulous expression. Great shape and outline. Presented
in immaculate condition, best mover of the day, beautifully handled, out shown
everyone today. Happy to award I believe his 3rd CC & Best in Show a very worthy
Champion.
2nd Dickson's Ch Monalou Dutch Connexion To Geruth.

Another quality dog 6 yrs now and very much into his own. Med size dog great head 
and expression, correct bite, nice dark eye, good shoulder, and nice angulation. 
Presented and handled well happy to award him RCC.
3rd Granger's Jaybiem Itri For Shadybower JW
Res Connolly's Carabaz New Blues
VHC Jefferson's Meadowpark Boysown 


BITCH CLASS RESULTS ~ Judge ~ Richard Hallam (Oldberne)

Thank you to the Scottish BMD Club for the kind invitation to Judge. I was
pleased to have good entry, and this gave me a real variety of dogs, in both
type and size. I thoroughly enjoyed my day and found some great Bernese.
Presentation on the whole was very good, with clean and well behaved dogs.


VETERAN BITCH  (9 entered, 2 absent)

Super class with some wonderful oldies, well done to you all.

1st  Jones & Carr's Markeila Little Gem At Beaucroft.

This lovely girl at 8 ½ years old really stood out in the class. Substantial,
well made girl with a strong yet feminine head. in good coat and well-presented.
Moved well around the ring. Well done and thank you for bringing her.BV
2nd Ch Gerrard's Torralbaz Designer Diamond.

8 year old  girl with a strong feminine head, dark almond eyes with a well- 
proportioned body, a little out of coat today, but still giving a super outline. 
Another fit healthy bitch who is a credit to her owner.

3rd McCormick's Torralbaz Diamond Princess
Res McAllister's Tiggerifik Hunny Bee
VHC McCallum's Annie's African Violet Avec Noralu   

 
MINOR PUPPY BITCH  (3, 1)


1st Jones & Carr's Greta Garbo From Aberash To Beaucroft (Imp).

A lovely young bitch, who is maturing nicely, very feminine look about her,
super body shape, good angulation front & rear. Movement excellent for such
a young dog. Presented in great condition.
2nd Granger's Shirdees Harlow Jean Of Shadybower.

Another pleasing young bitch, head maturing well, beautiful dark almond eye.
Looks a real picture standing, but a little unnerved on the day and this resulted 
in erratic movement, which is difficult to assess.  Presented in A1 condition. 

  
PUPPY BITCH  (8, 2)


1st King's Ecalpharas Moonshine Over Leapingwell.

Just loved this young bitch, whilst still a long way from maturity, definitely
heading in the right direction. Head developing nicely. Compact well-made body,
level topline, good angulation, front & rear. In great condition and presented well. 
Moved well, and absolutely in tune with her owner, which is a real pleasure to 
see. BPB
2nd Green's Kibou De Neboa De Meigas At Pasturegreen (Imp).

Another lovely young bitch, 7 mths old, with a strong head, dark melting
eyes and correct earset. Taller than 1st , and needs to fill out. Think she will
be impressive as she matures. Again a pleasure to see another young bitch,
presented immaculately, working well, and enjoying her day out.
3rd Jeffries' Esslinbern Binda Hip Hop
Res Kelly's Ridon Hennet Rosetta Stone (Imp)
VHC Soame's Jaybiem Bornfree


JUNIOR BITCH  (5, 1)


1st Green's Millenium Star J'Adore Dior At Pasturegreen (Imp).

15 mth old  girl, with a very strong head, dark eyes and good earset. Reasonable
bone, well angulated front and back. Good tailset. Out of coat at present, but
has a pleasing outline, particularly when she moves. A lot of maturing to do,
but plenty of time to come on. 
2nd Marsden & Robertson's Trudaleaze Majik Potion.

Close decision with 1st, not quite the head of winner, however, in full coat and
a very pleasing outline standing. Good bone and reasonable angulation. Moved
very well.
3rd Dewick's Alisnobern Rainbow Dawn
Res Soame's Jaybiem Bornfree


YEARLING BITCH  (10, 2)


1st Baldwin's Meadowpark Living My Dream At Fortonpark.

A super bitch presented in impeccable condition. Very much stood out in the
class.  Strong feminine head, good stop. Well -proportioned body, good lay of
shoulder, with good bone and reasonable angulation both front and back. Moved
easily round the ring, a pleasure to watch.
2nd Davidson's Meadowpark Pure Breeze.

Another quality bitch, medium sized, with a pleasing overall outline. Not quite
the head of 1st, but loved her super dark eyes, and pleasing expression. Moved
well and should mature into a lovely bitch.
3rd Tomkins' Meadowpark Hopes and Dreams
Res Rossall's Stormberne Aint No Sunshine
VHC Calder's Bernjovi Bed Of Roses    

 
MAIDEN BITCH  (4, 1)


1st  Calder's Bernjovi Bed Of Roses.

Good size, strong head, dark eye and correct earset. Good substantial bone, nice
tailset and  in excellent condition, a little exuberant but moved well once
settled.
2nd Soame's Jaybiem Bornfree. 

Substantial bitch, head needs to mature a little, has super dark eyes and correct
earset. Body coming on nicely, a little out of coat. Moved very well.
3rd Cumming's Clanquaich I Do Declair   

 
NOVICE BITCH  (6, 4)


1st Boyd's Lujento Jessie Jay. 

A super young bitch with a strong feminine head, good bone and angulation.
Pleasing outline standing, which she kept on the move. Well presented in strong
fit condition and worked well with her owner. Liked her a lot, will watch out
for her in the future.
2nd  Marsden & Robertson's Trudaleaze Majik Potion.
3rd  Cumming's Clanquaich I Do Declair     

 
GRADUATE BITCH  (4, 1)


1st  Davidson's Meadowpark Pure Breeze.
2nd  Cumming's Clanquaich I Do Declair.

Taller bitch, still with lots of maturing to do. Stands well, but completely out
of coat, which put her at a disadvantage against others. However, one of the
best movers in the younger classes.    
3rd Whitehall's Faznakyle's Royal Lady At Chievitwa


POST GRADUATE BITCH  (10, 2)


1st Shopland-Reed's Fleur De Neboa De Meigas (Imp).

Just 2 years old, but an impressive youngster, well made, head maturing well,
kind eye, and good earset. Looks super standing and keeps her shape on the move.
Worked really well with owner, and presented in excellent condition.
2nd Thompson's Trudaleaze She's Gorjus.

Bigger bitch overall, with good head, dark eyes and correct earset. Presented in
excellent condition, and moved very well. Stands well with level topline, just
not quite the maturity of 1st.
3rd Thompson's Alphanova Rosetta
Res Biggins' Harvestbank Fantastic Day At Greybern
VHC Bailey & Williams' Carabaz Rubinas Sky At Timarabai 

 
MID LIMIT BITCH  (9, 4) 


1st  Baldwin's Fortonpark Dutch Design.

A beautiful pretty head, with super dark eyes with a lovely expression. She is
smaller overall, but well made, with good bone and well angulated. Stands
beautifully for her owner, has a level topline, and carries herself well on the
move. Presented very well, and overall in great condition.
2nd Rossall's Fortonpark Molly Malone.

A slightly bigger bitch than 1st, and not quite the profile of 1st, but a super
strong feminine head, with beautiful eyes. Has well laid shoulders and good
angulation, which enabled her to move very well in both directions. Presented
and handled expertly.
3rd Flippance's Bernbienaime Bright Button At Nenebern
Res Davidson's Meadowpark Whispers Shadow
VHC Handley's Graburlynn Parisienne                      


LIMIT BITCH  (11, 4)


One of the strongest classes of the day, lots of quality bitches, lovely to judge. 

1st Atherton's Athersbern Peronelle Blush.

This super mid – sized bitch caught my attention as soon as she entered the
ring. Super feminine head with a melting expression, dark eye and correct earset
. Well bodied, mature looking, level topline, with correct tailset. Good
shoulder placement, well angulated front and rear. Obviously very fit, by the
way she moved with ease around the ring. Handled and shown excellently. A super
young bitch and well deserved CC & BOS.
2nd Green's Fortonpark Millie My Love At Pasturegreen.

Very close decision with 1st, as you could not fail to notice this happy outgoing 
quality bitch, whose tail never stopped wagging and was shown to perfection by 
her owner. Sweet feminine head, beautiful dark eyes, and correct earset.  Compact 
and  well bodied with a super topline, good angulation and correct tailset.  Moved 
easily, and with drive. Pushed hard for the CC. At 6 years old a credit to the 
breed. RCC
3rd McCormick's Monalou Artic Queen
Res Wells' Labanc-Volgyi Happy Feet (Imp)
VHC Jeffries' Esslinbern Fenix Fire Lily


OPEN BITCH  (11, 4)


1st Baldwin's Ch Fortonpark Dutch Delight.

Stood out in this class , good sized yet feminine, great outline, with a gleaming 
jet black coat in absolute beautiful condition. Good shoulder placement, deep 
chested and with good front and rear angulation. Moved with drive both coming 
and going. Superbly handled and a treat to go over.
2nd Gerrard's Monalou Dutch By Design At Torralbaz.

Another good sized bitch, well made with a great outline, deep chest, well angulated 
front and rear, level topline. Good head, dark eye and well lai 
shoulders.  Moved with ease around the ring, a pleasure to watch. Close 
decision with 1st.
3rd Thompson's Trudaleaze She's Gorjus
Res Jeffries' Windlenell Quita At Esslinbern
VHC Murphy's Ch Lena En Kinelarty Jun Ch & CW

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