Bernese News 15th June 2016

 




SOUTHERN COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW 4th June 2016


Judge Julie Vaughan with both CC and Puppy class winners. Photo courtesy of Julie Vaughan


Judge Julie Vaughan with the Bitch CC and Dog CC winners. Photo courtesy Julie Vaughan.

Puppy Dog  (3 entries)
1st Baldwin’s Meadowpark First Class For Fortonpark.
 Lovely 9 month old of correct
proportions and good body development.  Head developing well, broad skull, masculine
with kind eye.  Well boned, balanced angulation with excellent straight stance front and rear. 
On the move he was active and firm with level topline. Best Puppy.
2nd Westlake’s Apriori Uill Smith For Jesterbrock.  11 months of good type. Lovely head, 
strong with kind eye.  Excellent bone and well bodied but slightly long in the loin making him 
a little soft in topline, hopefully will firm up with maturity.  Hindquarters could be better angled
and rather slack in movement.  Excellent coat.
3rd Biggins’ Tangyachates Echo Beach At Greybern. 

Junior Dog  (2)
1st Mair, Hartley-Mair & Dybdall’s Meadowpark High Class.  
Super young dog of almost   
17 months.  Very slightly long but otherwise his proportions are correct.  Lovely head, strong 
and masculine with good eye.  Good - bone and breadth all through and good stance. Beautiful 
forehand with well laid shoulder and upper arm, balanced with excellent hindquarters giving him 
a very attractive outline in stance.  On the move he was firm and sound with strong, active gait 
which he held through the challenge.  Reserve CC. 
2nd Bridges Deerpark Traveling Man V Kernow.  12 months of excellent proportions. 
Attractive head, strong in muzzle but needing more breadth to skull.  Excellent stance front and 
rear, adequate bone for size.  Good forehand angulation but a little narrow in chest.  Good in 
hindquarters and a pleasing profile in stance.

Post Graduate Dog  (8, 3)
1st Rotherby’s Glamrock Graffiti Artist. 2 year old of lovely type, broad bodied all through. 
Excellent head, broad and masculine.  Well angulated fore and rear with good bone.  He is a 
little slack in pastern which makes him slightly down on the forehand in stance but not so on 
the move where he is sound and firm with correct reach and drive. 
2nd Vaychkus & Vaickus’ Flintas Kalnu Suo. 2.5 years Well proportioned with adequate 
bone for size.  Well bodied with excellent ribbing.  Attractive head with good eye but needing 
more breadth to skull.  Free and easy mover with excellent side gait.
3rd  Bridges’ Kernow Something. 

Limit Dog  (6, 1)
1st Gopal’s Collansues Secret Bridges.
3 years. Super boy of excellent all round proportions. 
Lovely head, strong and masculine.  Firm and strong in body, well ribbed with good breadth. 
Straight stance front and rear, he looked good from any angle.  Well constructed and he is 
certainly not overdone in hind angulation but enough to support outstanding gait.  Sound and 
firm in front and rear, correct reach and drive holding his level topline and remarkably agile for 
a big dog.  Calm friendly temperament and well muscled.  Not overdone in coat which is flat 
lying and in lovely condition. CC.
2nd Green’s Alpenspirit Pure Pleasure For Arvella. 3 years.  Well proportioned with good
bone. Excellent head, good eye and kind expression.  well bodied, correct straight stance and 
good construction all through giving a pleasing profile in stance.  On the move he was active 
but rather loose, not matching 1st in firmness.
3rd Baldwin’s Guiness Record From Christofland To Fortonpark. 

Open Dog  (6, 3)

1st Mair, Hartley-Mair & Dybdall’s Ch Meadowpark Vertigo JW. 2.5 year old of substantial
type.  Very slightly long in body, good breadth and well ribbed.  Masculine in head with strong 
muzzle and good eye.  Correct forehand  with well laid shoulder and upper arm,balanced in 
the rear, excellent straight stance.  Moving he was sound and active holding a level topline 
but in the challenge he lost out on firmness.
2nd Bridges’ Ch Kernow Rock Star.  4 year old of good proportions, lovely type with very 
pleasing head.  Well boned and well bodied with correct construction all through giving a 
pleasing outline in stance. Not quite matching 1st on he move as he was loose in front action. 
3rd Connelly’s Carabaz New Blues.  

Veteran Dog or Bitch  (3)
1st Rothery’s Glamrock Future Legend.
 8 years. Beautiful bitch of very pleasing type. Liked
everything about her, she is not overdone in any way.  Beautiful head with flat skull and soft, 
feminine expression.  Correct all through making a very pleasing picture in stance. She was 
sound on the move holding her level topline but not quite the stamina of the younger bitches
to maintain this in the challenge.
2nd Miles’ Ch Jaybiem Utwo JW ShCM.  8 year old dog.  Super type with correct proportions. 
Excellent head, well boned with good breadth and correct construction all through.  Firm in 
topline and presenting a pleasing outline in stance but could not match 1st on the move.
3rd Goodyear’s Harvestbank Born To Boogie.  

Good Citizen Dog Scheme Dog or Bitch  (4)
1st Wood’s Tamarbern Dusky Maiden.
6.5 years. Slightly long proportions, well boned with 
good breadth and ribbing. Good forehand balanced with well angulated hindquarters. Moving  
soundly with firm even stride holding her topline and giving a pleasing outline.
2nd. Flanagan’s Collansues Magical Dream. 4.5 year old substantial bitch of good
proportions.   Beautiful head with soft expression.  Good bone and well bodied all through. 
Well angled in fore and hindquarters.  In stance she presented a pleasing outline but rather 
pleasing outline but rather loose on the move.
3rd Connelly’s Carabaz New Blues.

Puppy Bitch  (4, 2)
1st Baldwin’s Fortonpark Lilly's Delight.
Well grown 9 month old of correct proportions. 
Lovely head developing, just a little loose in eye at present.  Excellent front, well boned and 
strongly bodied but could do with a little more hind angulation to balance but she was pleasing 
on the move with good active sidegait.
2nd Clough’s Bernarks Now Or Never. Very promising 6 month old with much to like about 
her.  Well proportioned with pleasing construction all through. Head developing well and 
confident temperament.  She moved well and was only beaten on maturity.

Junior Bitch  (3)
1st Vaychkus & Vaickus' Blue Aira Bernenskie Ranczo.
 12 months.  Well proportions with 
good bone and well bodied.  Liked her head, strong and feminine. Excellent front with well laid
shoulder and upper arm, a little straight in hindquarters.  She moved with good stride length 
and drive holding her shape with correct tail carriage.
2nd Granger’s Shirdees Harlow Jean Of Shadybower. 17 months substantial bitch of correct
proportions and good bone. Construction all through is good, balanced front and rear.  She was 
firm and active on the move, just preferred the head of 1st.
3rd Bridges’ Kernow Festival Days. 

Post Graduate Bitch  (12, 3)
1st Bird’s Kernow Let It Be At Cullumbern JW.
 22 months. Nothing glamorous about her just 
a good honest workmanlike type.  She has lovely head, feminine with good eye and ears, good 
bone and well bodied.  Excellent construction with balanced angles front and rear.  She is firm 
and well muscled which gave her the advantage in movement.  Sound front and rear with
perfect sidegait, holding her shape and level topline.
2nd Stannard’s Kohbern Swans Of Samui. 2.5 years. Of lovely type with sweet expression 
and pleasing profile. Very little about her to fault , she was sound on the move but didn’t quite 
have the firmness of 1st.  Close decision and could easily change places on another occasion.
3rd King’s Ecalpharas Moonshine Over Leapingwell. 

Limit Bitch  (2)
1st Baldwin’s Meadowpark Living My Dream At Fortonpark.
 2.5 years  Beautiful type with 
correct proportions.  Lovely bone, well bodied all through with good strength but absolutely 
feminine.  Her head is strong with flat skull and good eye.  Excellent angles front and rear 
presenting a pleasing outline in stance where she was firm and straight.  On the move she has 
good sidegait but just a little loose in front.  Excellent flat lying coat. Reserve CC.
2nd Atherton’s Athersbern Peronelle Blush. 4 years.  Another of very nice type giving a 
pleasing picture overall.  Lovely head and eye, well boned and pleasing construction.  On
the move she was sound front and rear but not quite so firm from the side as rather soft in 
topline.
3rd Wood’s Tamarbern Dusky Maiden. 

Open Bitch  (5, 1)


1st Mair, Hartley-Mair & Dybdall’s Ch MeadowparkJust A Dream.
Super 2.5 year old.
Loved everything about her. Correct proportions, super head, well boned and beautiful 
construction all through with correct angulation without exaggeration in any way.  Straight
stance front and rear, she looked good from any angle and didn't put a foot wrong.  On the 
move she really excelled, moving with soundness and vigour with correct fore-reach and  
drive, looking as if she could have gone on all day.  CC and Best of Breed.
2nd Stannard’s Meadowpark Beach Blend At Tangyachates. 3.5 year old, top size with 
strong bone and good proportions. Strong muzzle, good eye  but a little narrow in skull. Well  
constructed, balanced fore and rear and excellent straight stance. Active on the move but a 
little slack all through.
3rd Sutton’s Ch Bernsteph Dior Remember Me JW.  
Judge - Julie Vaughan (Carlacot) 


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PAIGNTON CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW 3rd August 2015

Puppy Dog  (4 entries)
1st Mair & Hartley-Mair's Meadowpark High Class.  Best Puppy.
 Very lovely and exciting 
youngster, all of a piece, pleasing head properties with a grand eye and expression. Good flow
of neck into correct top line. Well balanced proportions and construction, moved with style and
confidence.
2nd Atkinson & Reynolds' Meadowpark Secret Blend.  Unlucky to meet winner here, older 
and more mature and with many appealing characteristics. Pleasing head and eye and 
expression. Good ribbing and loin. Active mover, not quite the overall balance of the winner.
active mover, not quite the overall balance of the winner.
3rd Rickman's Tickbern Teddy Bear. 
Res Bridges' Kernow Something. 


Junior Dog  (3 entries, 1 absentee)
1st Green's Waldershelf Here Comes Erik.
 Pleasing type and quality.  Balanced head with  
good eye and expression. Clean neck, good top line.  Well boned, tidy feet, active on the move,
just a little out of coat.
2nd Hastings' Bernemcourt Liv'n On Prayer. In good coat. Pleasing head properties.  Well
boned with good feet, pleasing rib, not quite as pleasing as winner in front assembly or on the 
move.
 
Post Graduate Dog  (4, 1)  
1st Blenkinsopp's Mountain Crystal Don't Forget Me At Thiesbern (Imp).
Pleasing type and 
quality with a well balanced head and a typical eye and expression.  Could have a little strength
in rear quarters.
2nd Gopal's Collansues Secret Bridges.  Good neck and top line, ample rib, a shade long 
cast. Active on the move, a little proud of his tail.
3rd Richards' Marrack Van't Pachthof Von Richenbern (Imp)

Limit Dog  (5, 2)
1st King & Bramble's Shirdees Continental JW ShCM.
 A well balanced exhibit of pleasing 
size, type and proportions. Masculine head with typical eye and expression.  Pleasing forehand
construction, well ribbed, good top line. Strong in loin and well coupled. Moved with style and
enthusiasm.
2nd Westlake's Glanzberg Day Ryder For Jesterbrock. Typical overall appearance with a 
pleasing head and a good eye and expression. Powerful body. Hind action could be a little more 
positive.
3rd Round's Collansues Black Magic. 

Open Dog  (3, 1) 
1st Mair, Hartley-Mair & Dybdall's Meadowpark Vertigo JW.  CC and Best of Breed. 

Outstanding in so many ways that he cannot easily be overlooked, so well balanced in
construction. Well coated. Strong and powerful in body, well ribbed back, strong and powerful
loin. Sturdy limbs, good feet. Well balanced, masculine head with good eye and expression.
Strong rear quarters, moves on a tireless gait with good front reach and powerful rear drive.
2nd Bridges' Ch Kernow Rock Star.  Reserve CC. Worthy champion with many pleasing
attributes and qualities. Masculine head with good balance and pleasing eye and expression.
Strong neck, firm top line, good ribbing, strong loin. Not quite the effortless movement of the
winner.

Veteran Dog  No entries 

Puppy Bitch  (6, 1) 
1st Bird's Kernow Let It Be At Cullumbern.
Promising youngster. Good symmetry and balance
balance of outline, pleasing flow of neck and top line. Pleasing quarters. Good balance of skull
and foreface. Active on the move.
2nd Bridges' Kernow All My Loving. Little to separate from winner. Of good type and quality.  
Well balanced with a pleasing head, eye and expression. Typical gait.
3rd Oakaby's Tickbern Teasle At Iscabern. 
Res Forbes' Shirdees Grace Kelly. 
VHC Pingel's Lintock Memphis Belle.
 

Junior Bitch  (6, 1) 
1st Bridges' Kernow Hello Old Friend.
Very pleasing overall pattern, of good type and quality. 
Appealing head properties, good eye and expression. Good coat, well set tail. Amply developed
quarters. Inclined to be a little lazy on the move at times.
2nd Green's Waldershelf All About Edna.  Pleasing head, neck and top line. Ample bone and
substance. Pleasing eye and expression. Active on the move, preferred coat of winner.
3rd Weston's Bernfawr In Vogue. 
Res Allison's Alisnobern Rainbow Diamond. 
VHC Sayers' Tickbern Takin Liberties At Takodabern. 


Post Graduate Bitch  (7, 1) 
1st Stannard's Kohbern Swans Of Samui.
 Just 20 months, a pleasing overall impression and 
pattern. Good head properties with typical eye and expression. Very well balanced outline and
construction. Well proportioned, moves well on a stylish, free and easy stride.
2nd Bridges' Kernow Moon Song. Pleasing for size, outline and proportions.  Typical head, 
eye and expression. Not quite as free and easy on the move as the winner.
3rd Weston's Bernfawr In Vogue. 
Res Westlake's Alpine Joy Page Story At Jesterbrock (Imp). 
VHC Beet & Young's Northmeadow Clio. 

Limit Bitch  (11, 3) 
1st Flanagan's Collansues Rose Bud.
 Mature exhibit showing very pleasing symmetry and 
balance of outline and proportions.  Balanced head.  Pleasing rib, coupling and top line. Looked
good on the move. Could have just a shade more length of neck.
2nd King & Bramble's Shirdees Chevrolet.  Nicely headed exhibit with an appealing eye and
expression. Pleasing coat, bone and substance.  Active and free movement. Preferred the top
line and length of leg of the winner.
3rd Trevett's Vellbern The Raindancer. 
Res Blenkinsopp's Northmeadow Porsche At Thiesbern. 
VHC Wills' Kernow Moon Dust. 


Open Bitch  (7, 1) 
1st Mair, Hartley-Mair & Dybdall's Meadowpark Breezing On. CC.
 Headed a keenly 
contested class and gained her title on the day. Super r outline.  Pleasing head, eye and
expression. Good balance of outline and proportions.  Well constructed both fore and aft, free
and easy active movement.
2nd Mair & Hartley-Mair's Meadowpark Perfect Blend.  Reserve CC.  From the same  
stable and with little to choose between her and the winner.  Built on breed typical lines with a
good outline and proportions. Super neck and top line.  Balanced construction and moves on a
powerful and positive stride.
3rd Richards' Tickbern Naughty But Nice Von Richenbern. 
Res Trevett's Ch Vellbern You Japanese Gem. 
VHC Flanagan's Collansues Magical Dream. 

Veteran Bitch  (2, 1) 
1st Green's Waldershelf Happy Hattie.
Nice type, very pleasing head properties.
Well constructed and strong body of correct depth and proportions. Moved well on a steady and
impressive gait.
Judge - Ronald W James 

 



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