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5th May 2012, The German GRC Special Breed
Championship Show , Bad Arolsen, Germany, judge
Emma Archibald (Abinvale) – Ireland.
Our baby Jelly Belly has her first show experience pictured waiting to go in the ring - - with Noah & our Sebastian also 6 months old.
‘Jelly’ makes her ring debut at 6 months of age .
Jelly stands still beautifully while the judge goes over her and never even moves a foot!
Jelly Belly has the most enormous deep, thick, dense, wavy puppy coat – we
call her our ‘mini sheep’!! Her critique from the judge said “Beautiful
head and expression., dark eye and pigment. Good reach of neck. `well angulated
front and rear. Good bone. Neat feet. Moved well.”
Jelly wins 1st ‘Very Promising’ in the Puppy Bitch Class!!
A great start
for our baby girl!
17th May 2012 – The GRC of the Netherlands
Jelly wins 2nd in the Puppy Bitch Class under judge Glenis Hewitson (Seruila) GB
Her critque reads: “Very promising. Such a pretty baby with so much to like! Lovely head. Superb dark pigment. Excellent angulation. Level topline. Good tailset. Plenty of substance.Good turn of stifle. Strong hocks, which allowed her to drive with a strong action around the ring.”
1st December 2012 – The German GRC Specialty
‘Advents’ Champioship Show, Cloppenburg,
Judge : Santiago Gadea-Castro (Thevenet) – Spain
is graded excellent in the large Junior class of 21 bitches. Her critique read: ‘Very well constructed pale lady of 14 months. Most excellent outline.
Balanced angulations. Excellent proportions.
Excellent reach of neck. Excellent head, with very beautiful eyes.
Excellent closed and strong jaws. Excellent coat quality. Happy movement that
needs more training to show her good construction.
23rd March 2013 – The German GRC Specialty
Championship Show, Cloppenburg,
Judge Eileen Caisley (Standfast) UK
is now 17 months old and wins 2nd Excellent in the large Intermediate bitch
class of 20 entries. Her critique from the judge said: “Very
happy bitch which is well handled and well presented. In good coat and excellent
condition. Sweet, feminine head with lovely dark eyes and lovely dark nose
pigment. Plenty of work over eyes and the sagital line. Good neck crest. Level
topline. Positive mover, Excellent.”
Jelly is now 17 months old and wins 2nd Excellent in the large Intermediate bitch class of 20 entries. Her critique from the judge said: “Very happy bitch which is well handled and well presented. In good coat and excellent condition. Sweet, feminine head with lovely dark eyes and lovely dark nose pigment. Plenty of work over eyes and the sagital line. Good neck crest. Level topline. Positive mover, Excellent.”
3rd August 2013 – The German Retriever Club (DRC)
Specialty Championship Show, Hochstadt, Germany.
Judge : Dagmar Winter (Fourwind Cottage) – D
Jelly wins 1st Excellent in the Intermediate class with the CAC & VDH awards.
The judge wrote : “20 months old bitch. Excellent type. An excellent chiselled head. Top expression. Very good neck and shoulder flow. Good topline. Excellent forechest. A deep chest and excellentspring of ribs. Cat like feet. Correct angles. Moves with a lot of drive and covers the ground well. Excellent.”
Jelly becomes BEST BITCH and then BEST OF BREED too!!!
( with fellow kennelmate Ramchaine Moment of Truth as BOS)
31st August 2013 – The German GRC Specialty Breed
Championship Show, Hammoor, Germany.
Judge : Ralf Koch ( of the Crow Valley) – D
Jelly Belly wins 2nd Excellent and the RCAC in the Intermediate from a class of
11 bitches. The judge wrote: “ Most
appealing bitch of 22 months with
excellent conformation over all. Most impressive front construction. Excellent
body and hindquarters. Level, firm topline. Excellent bone. Excellent coat.
Beautiful strong movement. Excellent.”
20th October 2012- The GRCN Breeders Day Assessment,
Jelly attends the compulsary Breeders Day run by the GRC of the Netherlands to be assessed and graded on her confirmation, movement, temperament, breed type, and steadyness to gunfire. She achieves a complete string of ‘excellents/uitmuntend’ for each factor .... as shown on her score sheet below!!
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