Leeds Ch Show
1st PGB, Mr K R Newhouse ' Good outline with correct depth of chest and topline. Sweet head and expression. Needs to settle on both front and rear movement.'
Smooth Collie of the Year
Reserve Puppy of the Year, Christine Leach
Yorkshire Collie Club Open Show
1st PGB, RBB, Duna Jones ' Lovely feminine bitch with balanced head and lovely dark eyes, topped by neat ears which she used well. Good body. Moved well.'
Collie Association Open Show
1st PGB, Mr J Smith 'this 18 month old tri appealed greatly on seeing the catalogue I see why. Slightly smaller mould but so well balanced & put together. Lovely feminine head & expression, she used her ears so well. Nicely angulated both ends. She moved well & presented a balanced outline when standing'
Smooth Collie Club Open Show
1st NB, Marianne Benton '18mths super tri. Very pretty bitch, lovely head, nice muzzle, perfect stop, lovely dark eyes. Great ear carriage that were bang on top and used to advantage. Good angulations front and rear. Nice tidy feet. When settled move extremely well. Only criticism is that she is too small.'
Lancs & Cheshire Collie Club Ch Show
1st JB, Ann Hassock
2nd. AVNSC PG, Lynne Salt
2nd JB, Bev White ' another complete opposite. Much smaller bitch but again, all in proportion. Well angulated but not quite the movement of 1. Lovely head type & super expression'
British Collie Club Ch
3rd JB, Mr C-P Fricke
Matlock Open Show
1st PGB, BOB, Yvonne McGrath 'eye catching 16 month old. Very sound and with the sweetest of heads, good ears and beautiful obliquely set dark eyes. She is very good black and in lovely condition. BOB'
Yorkshire Collie Open Show
1st JB, Joy Walker 'another gleaming tri of 14 months from this kennel who decided to have a silly moment & was not keen to be handled. She is not a big girl but everything is in proportion. Has a good length of head, alert well placed ears & dark eyes all combining to give a pleasing expression. Balanced throughout with good reach of neck onto well placed shoulders, straight front & good bend of stifles. Excelled in profile & moved with style.'
Manchester Ch Show
1st JB, Ms Delia Moores ' Stood alone, but a worthy winner. Tricolour with clean wedge head, flat skull topped with good ears used to advantage. Good length of neck and back, just wish she was slightly taller. Moved well.
LKA Ch Show
1st JB, Mr B House 'Petite tri bitch, excellent shape, Super movement, Jet black coat in wonderful condition, lovely sweet eye and expression. I feel that she will win many more classes and go on to top honours in time. Really liked her.'
British Collie Open Show
1st JB, Mr A Staniland 'Nice compact shape, clean head with good well set and placed ears, moved well and handled and presented very well.'
Collie Association Ch Show
1st JB, Sheila Beeney '12 month tricolour just out of puppy. She has a lovely wedge head with a flat skull and good eye and ear placement giving a lovely alert expression. Although her front and rear angulation is good she is not quite in proportion and needs more length of leg.'
Lancs & Cheshire Open Show
1st PB, BPIB,BB, RBOB, BPIS, Mr W Rogerson 'a beautiful 10 month tri who I fell in love with. She has a lovely head with beautiful dark almond shaped eyes that make you wish she was yours. Her make & shape is excellent & she moved effortlessly around the ring. I had no hesitation in awarding her BB, RBOB & BP. I was delighted when the BIS judge gave her BPIS.'
Pollard Open Show
2nd J, BPIB, Puppy Group 2
Mr D Chapman
SCCGB Ch Show
1st PB, Geoff Hyde '10 months tri, another nice puppy with the darkest of eyes, pretty head & neat well placed ears, good body shape & moved well, not a criticism but she was splaying her feet on the move which just spoiled it for her.'
Darlington Ch Show
1st PB, BPIB, Mrs G C Chapman '10½ months but what a cracker. So well put together, super body & balance for age. Quality bone & feet, head is lovely & feminine with dark eyes & well set ears. On the move already has superb hind action with drive from using her hocks, just needs to firm a little in front to complete the picture.'
Welsh Kennel Club Ch Show
1st PB, BPIB, Jeff Horswell 'sweet baby who has some growing to do. Has a feminine, clean head. Well set ears. Dark eyes. Lengthy neck. Quite a good front. Can firm in topline. Well made rear. Moves quite well.'
Shortlisted in the Puppy Group
Leeds Ch Show
1st PB, BPIB, Debbie Chatfield 'a real sweetie, could easily take her home, a super tri, well balanced for her age, head handles well, dark almond eye, nicely placed stop & good ears, lovely reach of neck leading to good shoulder placement, nice level topline with slight rise over loin, well angulated front & rear, moved well around the ring.'
Alfreton Open Show
1st JD/B, BOB, BPIB, Puppy Group 1, Tony Iley 'a lovely 8 months tri with excellent promise for the future. Good angulation front & rear with a level topline excellent reach of neck & a well balanced head with good placement & well used ears correctly placed & good shaped eye giving a lovely expression. BOB, PG1, Puppy Stakes winner.'
1st Minor Puppy Dog or Bitch Stakes, Diane Mottram 'Cracking young bitch, correct head, and feminine with nice eye, good overall balance and proportions, moving out soundly with ease.'
NWPB Ch Show
2nd Puppy Bitch, Tony Foster 'very young tri with a lovely head forming, correct ear placement & showed them all the time. Lovely reach of neck & laid back shoulders, at the moment she is still in the developing stages, hence a bit long in the back, but that will change with maturity, correct tailset, & her movement was very good for her age. Again one for the future.'
Blackpool Ch Show
2nd Junior Bitch, BPIB, Hans Van Den Berg '7 months, now a bit low on legs, very nice head shape with a dark eye & good earset, needs time to get a stronger topline, good coat texture, active mover.'
London Collie Club Ch Show
1st Puppy Bitch, RBPIB, Fran Kaye 'What a poppet Tri baby with lots of charisma feminine head darkest of eyes giving super expression used her ears to show off her virtues moved well just needs to firm up could take her home.'
British Collie Club Open Show
1st Puppy Bitch, Best Puppy in Breed, Best Puppy in Show, Jill Oliver 'Very pretty 6 months tricolour. Very well behaved for one so young. Head is clean with correct stop. Sweet eye and expression and neat ears, which she used. Moved very well and attentive to her handler.'
Yorkshire Collie Club Open Show
1st Puppy Bitch, Best Puppy in Breed, Best Puppy in Show, Joe Chorley 'well made 6 months puppy, pleasing head with flat skull, good stop, nicely moulded foreface, good eye and ears, good neck onto nice shoulders and front, good body, nice rear angulation, moved well'
Scottish Kennel Club Ch Show
1st Puppy Bitch, Best Puppy in Breed, Andrew Brace '6 months tri bitch, a real baby but with so much promise. Excellent head with good planes, neat expressive eye & well placed & carried ears. Nicely crested neck, good angles front & back, ideal overall balance & moved soundly. Just needs to develop & grow up but she has great quality.'