Bernese News 13th June 2018





The Bernese entry for Windsor Championship Show 2018 has been announced as 68 exhibits giving 68 entries for breed specialist Tom Kelly (Belhof)

For comparison the entry at Windsor 2017 was 81 entries with 19 absentees for all-rounder judge Dr Ron James.




I was pleased to have a real variety of dogs, in both type and size. I thoroughly enjoyed my day and found some great Bernese. Whilst there were some excellent dogs present. Presentation on the whole was very good, with clean and well behaved dogs.

Minor Puppy Dog  No entries

Puppy Dog  (1 entry)
1st Miles' Littlehidden Jyme Spicez.
10 month old boy of good build and size, developing well. Head starting to mature nicely. Moved well for a bigger dog, just needs to tighten up on his front which will come with age.

Junior Dog  (3 entries, 1 absentee)
1st Green’s Mattias Vom Durrbachler Wald At Waldershelf (Imp Nld).
14 month old good sized dog with a super broad head, correct dark eye. Needs to fill out a little but time on his side. Moved well, all in all a promising youngster.
2nd Wood's Cegshe's Cadmus. Good strong head and a very pleasing outline. A little shy but worthwhile working on to get the best out of him.

Yearling Dog  (4)
1st King & Green’s Joseph Vom Durrbachler Wald At Arvella JW (Imp Nld)
. A well-made super young dog. Head maturing well with a kind eye and correct ear set. Has good bone, excellent front and rear angulation. Still to mature a little more, but time on his side. Loved his movement around ring. Presented to the highest standard.
2nd Bridges' Kernow Troubadour. Close decision with 1st. Another good sized dog, Liked his masculine head, dark eye and pleasing expression. Presented a correct outline, well boned and in good coat. Moved and handled well.
3rd Austen’s Halesbern The Warriors.

Novice Dog  No entries

Graduate Dog  (2)
1st Wright & Kirk’s Arvella Mark Of Respect For Roesilbern.
A well-made super young dog with good bone, excellent front and good rear angulation. He has a quality masculine head, dark eye and correct ear set. Presented in great condition which enabled him to move effortlessly around the ring. Body filling out well. Loved his outline on the move and when standing. Another promising young dog.
2nd Perks' Kernow Festival Buzz. Head coming on well, with good bone, just needs a bit more substance, which will come as he matures. Moved well.

Post Graduate Dog  (2)
1st Austen’s Collansues Excalibur.
  5 year old mature dog with a super strong masculine head, a dog of substance and a good size, reasonable front and rear angulation and moved well for a bigger dog.
2nd Griffiths, Orme & Miles' Jaybiem With N’ Without Y’zeus JW. Good sized dog, not as big as 1st but well made with good coat. Still a youngster and plenty of time to fill out further as he matures.

Limit Dog  (7)
1st Rothery’s Glamrock Graffiti Artist ShCM.
  A super dog who stood out in this quality class. Excellent masculine head with good stop and super dark eye. Strong neck and front end. Well bodied with a broad deep chest. Correct angulation both front and rear. Moved well for a bigger dog. Handler got the most out of him. Reserve CC.
2nd Bridges' Deerpark Traveling Man V Kernow (Imp USA).
Very close decision with 1st, just losing out on maturity, but at 2½ years old lots of time to come on. Medium sized dog with good bone and substance. Strong head with expressive eye. In good coat, and moved well. Will watch him with interest.
3rd Fairclough’s Monalou Spirit Of Discovery:

Open Dog  (4, 1)
1st Hartley-Mair & Dybdall's Ch Meadowpark High Class.
Fantastic male dog who demanded attention as soon as he entered the ring. Mature, broad masculine head with expressive eyes. Strong front end with correct shoulder placement and excellent rear angulation. Super outline standing and an absolute joy to watch him on the move. In full coat and presented to the highest standard. Dog CC and Best of Breed.
2nd Green's Ch Alpenspirit Pure Pleasure For Arvella (Imp Can).
Another good sized dog with a super outline. Strong head, broad muzzle. Good sized dog with excellent bone. Moved well round the ring. Made his handler work hard to get the best out of him.
3rd Bird & Bridges' Ch Kernow Something ShCM:

Veteran Dog  (1)
1st Wright & Kirk’s Materabern Good Friday.
Just into veteran, a great example of a fit dog who belies his age. Well put together and moved well both ways. Presented in A1 condition.

Minor Puppy Bitch  (2)
1st Baldwin’s Fortonpark Sez I'm Classy.
A super young bitch, whilst still a long way from maturity at 8 months old, definitely heading in the right direction. A super head, dark melting eyes and correct ear set. Very feminine as one would want. Super shape to her body, level topline, good angulation, front and rear, and finished with a beautiful gleaming coat. Moved well for a youngster, obviously enjoying her day out which is great to see. Best Puppy in Breed.
2nd Bridges Kernow Follow This.
  Pretty 8 month old girl, head coming on well, maturing nicely. Very steady young girl who looked good both standing and on the move, just not quite as together as 1st at this point. Again a lot to like.

Puppy Bitch  (1)
1st Hartley-Mair's Meadowpark Touch Of Class.
Still lots of maturing to do but lots to like about her. A sweet feminine head, body reasonable for age. Moved very well both ways. Well behaved with a sweet nature.

Junior Bitch  (3, 1)
1st Goodyear’s Harvestbank Indian Summer.
13 month old bitch, slightly bigger all round with good bone and good overall shape. Head still needs to mature but plenty of time for that. Moved and handled well, presentation very good.
2nd Watson’s Stepdashar Winters Wish. 15 month old smaller girl, very pretty head with dark eyes. Reasonable bone, well angulated front and back.

Yearling Bitch  (5, 2)
1st Miles' Jaybiem My My My JW
. Good sized bitch, very mature for 23 mths, Strong feminine head, good stop and lovely dark eyes. Well-proportioned body. Pleasing outline which she kept on the move. Another bitch that has a lot to like.
2nd King & Bramble's Shirdees Miss Congeniality JW. Medium sized with a pleasing overall outline. Good strong feminine head, good bone and angulation. Super outline when standing, just lost out on maturity.
3rd Spencer’s Padiky Starr Studded Skye.

Novice Bitch  (2, 1)
1st Goodyear’s Havestbank Indian Summer.

Graduate Bitch  (3, 1)
1st Bird & Head’s Cullumbern Roman Toga With Millermead JW. 
Medium sized bitch. Still a youngster, but well-proportioned all round with a strong feminine head. Good bone and correct angulation. Moved well both ways. Maturing nicely.
2nd Perks' Bernfawr Hot Spice.  Another good sized bitch. Very mature looking , strong head, lovely dark eye. In excellent coat. Lost out on movement to 1st.

Post Graduate Bitch  (4, 1)
1st Miles' Jaybiem Burli Shassi JW.
Lovely mid-sized, well made young bitch. Super feminine head and expression. Excellent front end and good rear angulation. Well bodied and good bone. Correct shoulder placement, level topline and overall well-constructed. She has a lovely balanced outline both standing and on the move. Liked her a lot. Reserve Bitch CC.
2nd Small’s Malindibeach Faberge Fancy.
. Medium sized, strong but feminine head. Well bodied and looked good on the move.

Limit Bitch  (6, 2)
1st Baldwin's Fortonpark Chasing Dreams.
Good sized, happy bitch and very attentive to handler – great to see. She caught my eye as soon as she entered ring. Super feminine head with a melting expression, dark eye and correct earset . Stunning outline as she has super shoulder placement, good rear angulation and a lovely rounded rear rump with a correct tail set. Loved the way she flowed round the ring with absolute ease. Handling and presentation top class. Bitch CC.
2nd Bird’s Kernow Let It Be At Cullumbern JW. 
Another good quality bitch, liked this bitch a lot, darker marked, but still a strong feminine head, super dark eye. Good bone and well angulated. A pleasing movement both out and back.
3rd Granger’s Shirdees Harlow Jean Of Shadybower JW.

Open Bitch  (7, 1)
1st Goodyear’s Harvestbank Fields Of Gold JW ShCM.
A good sized mature looking bitch with a very strong head, well bodied and well angulated both front and rear. Moved with drive both coming and going. Presentation excellent
2nd Baldwin’s Fortonpark Lilly’s Delight.  Another bitch with a lot to like. Mid-sized quality bitch, not quite as finished as 1st but well on the way. Feminine head, good shoulder placement, deep chested and with good rear angulation, giving a pleasing outline. Moved well both out and back. Presented and handled excellently.
3rd Hartley-Mair’s Meadowpark Special Blend.

Veteran Bitch  (2)
1st Toms' Emberfay Moonglow
. Super fit and a real picture to look at. Excellent pretty head, good bone and a pleasing overall outline. Well bodied. Moved well and at ease with handler An absolute sweetheart with a melting expression that I just loved. In good coat and well presented. Fit and healthy and a real credit to her owner. Best Veteran in Breed.
2nd Griffiths, Slade & Orme’s Ch Jaybiem Vou Doo At Potterspride JW.
  Another super veteran girl with a strong feminine head, well-proportioned body, giving a super outline. Flowed round the ring like a youngster, wagging her tail all the time and again, another fit healthy bitch.
Judge - Richard Hallam (Oldberne)

Jude Simonds

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