RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK

CLUB OF VICTORIA

 

 

 

RRCV CHAMP SHOW

4 March 2007

 

CRITIQUE BY JOHN SIGVE BERG (Norway)

Breed Entry 127

CLASS 1 -BABY PUPPY DOG (4 entries, 1 absent)

1ST (3) SKISKA FARSCAPE Beautiful male puppy, excellent head, with good width of head, dark eyes, strong neck, well angulated front and rear, strong topline, excellent underline, excellent bone, nice feet, excellent ridge, moves in and out perfectly with a good long gait.
2nd (4) SHELRIDGE VERSACE Tall dog, excellent head with good length of muzzle, needs a little more underjaw, nice neck, a little straight in front, well laid shoulder, good topline, good length of croup, good depth of chest, excellent bone, excellent feet, well angulated rear, moves with a good long stride, but a bit wavy in front, due to his straight front.
3rd (1) ZAWADI SHEEDS JOY Young puppy still needs to mature a lot, he has a nice head, good length of muzzle, dark eyes, good set of ears, excellent angulation front and rear, excellent bone, good feet, good topline, a bit steep croup, a low tail set, and when moving his back is a bit up, so not moving at his best movement at this moment.
 

CLASS 2-MINOR PUPPY DOG (1 entry)

1st (5) UJAMAA ROULETTE He has an excellent head, well set ears, dark eyes, good length of muzzle, underjaw can be a little bit more filled, excellent bite, good neck, well laid shoulder, moderate angulation front and rear, a strong topline, good underline, croup a little bit steep, and moving he moves with a little bit short steps and still not settled on the move, still immature in movement, which is still okay but a little bit short. Still needs to be more settled in temperament.
 

CLASS 3- PUPPY DOG (2entries)

1st (7) KIPSIGIS KIMANI Excellent dog, beautiful head with good width, well set ears, planes excellent. Good length of muzzle, scissor bite, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, well developed front for his age, strong topline, good length of croup, excellent angulation front and rear, excellent underline, a little long in loin, moves with a beautiful long stride, excellent ridge.
2nd (6) ZIMBALOOBA HARRY KEWEL Strong dog at the top of the standard, head a little heavy, well set ears, excellent muzzle, scissor bite, strong neck, good shoulder, a little straight in front, excellent bone, good topline and underline, croup a little steep, moderate angulation, feet okay, ridge okay, moves nice but a little heavy on the move and tends to lower his tail too much when moving.
 

CLASS 4-JUNIOR DOG (9 entries, 1 absent)

1ST (10) CAPRIVI LEX LUTHER Beautiful well constructed dog, overall excellent conformation, very nice head, good length of muzzle, well set ears, dark eyes, scissor bite, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, a little straight in front, strong topline, excellent underline, well angulated behind, croup correct with good length, moves excellent without any effort, he covers the ground beautifully, well handled, excellent ridge.
2nd(11) KIPSIGIS ZIBUKA Strong handsome dog with a good head, ear set okay, nice eye, scissor bite, good length of muzzle good depth of muzzle, strong neck, well laid shoulder, well angulated, good bone, strong topline and good underline, croups okay, excellent ridge, he moves very nice with a good long stride, a little unstable in front but he covered the ground very nicely from the side.
3RD (15) OZRHODE BELIEVE IT ORNOT Yet another excellent dog with a beautiful head, good planes, long muzzle and deep, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, also a little bit straight in front, well angulated behind, strong topline, croup okay, underline okay, good bone and feet, ridge okay could have been a little bit longer, moves very nice from the side, a little unstable in front but covers the ground very nicely.
4th (8) MIERIDGE GATSBY'S APLAWZ Strong handsome dog with an excellent head, eyes a little light, good width of scull, excellent ear set, good depth of muzzle, strong neck, well laid shoulder, moderately angulated, excellent topline, croup a little steep, excellent underline, good feet, moves nicely but he could do with a little bit more longer steps, excellent ridge, all four with excellent temperament.
 

CLASS 5-INTERMEDIATE DOG (9 entries, 1 absent)

1ST (20) MZILAKAZI CELTIC HEATHEN (AI) Excellent type, nice head with a good width, muzzle could have been a little bit longer, good depth of muzzle, excellent bite, well set ear, dark eye, excellent neck, moderately angulated throughout, excellent topline and underline, topline strong, excellent bone and feet, correct ridge, croup very nice, moves excellent from the side, a little narrow behind.
2ND(19) ETOSHA GRIFFES POEM Livernose with very good pigmentation. Excellent head, well set ear, nice amber eyes, good depth of muzzle, strong neck, well laid shoulder, moderately angulated, good topline, excellent underline, excellent bone and feet, croup a little steep, but doesn't trouble him when running, moves very nice with a good long stride, a little narrow behind, excellent temperament.
3RD (18) CH RHODEPARK SALUTE TH STORM Strong handsome dog, a little above the size, excellent head with a good length, well set ears, dark eye, good muzzle with a nice depth, strong neck, well laid shoulder, excellent angulations, moves very nice but he still needs to mature a bit more, he is a bit unsettled in front movement when running, a bit long in loin, excellent ridge, a little steep croup. Moves with a good long stride behind.
4th (17) ISILWANE VAN MORRISON Excellent type, beautiful head with strong muzzle. Correct earset a& bite. Dark eye. Excellent neck, well laid shoulder. Still need to fill out in front & chest. Excellent angulation. A bit long in loin and a little steep croup. Moves nice from the side but still loose in front and a little narrow behind. Excellent ridge. Well handled.
 

CLASS 10-AUST BRED DOG (11 entries, 1 absent)

1ST (29) NZ CH/CH RHODEPARK RED DRAGON Excellent type, beautiful conformation, excellent head with good planes and good length of muzzle and depth, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, moderately angulated in front, well angulated behind, strong topline, excellent underline, well boned, excellent feet, moves very nicely from the side and also coming and going, had a beautiful performance in ring, well behaved, excellent ridge which could have been a little bit longer, well set tail.
2ND (28) CH AMBERIDGE WCR WENDEL Excellent type, beautiful handsome strong dog with an excellent head, well set ear, good eye, good length of muzzle, and depth, strong neck, well laid shoulder, moderately angulated in front, well angulated behind, strong topline, excellent underline, well boned, excellent feet, moves very nicely, a little bit untidy in front on the movement which differs him from the first one, good croup, excellent ridge which also could have been a little bit longer, nice coat, nice temperament.
3RD (33) CH CHILOLO SX ICE ON FIRE Strong handsome dog, beautiful size, excellent head with strong muzzle, dark eye, well set ear, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, moderately angulated, moves very nice, from his angulation he moves very nice, strong topline, nice croup, good bone and feet, very nice dog.
4th (27) CH RIJSTONE WHAT A CHEEK Strong handsome dog, with a nice head, good ear set, also strong muzzle with good depth, a little lippy, very strong neck, well laid shoulder, angulation is very nice, excellent bone and feet, good topline, correct underline, tail set okay, also this one has a little bit short ridge, very nice dark colour, a little dark hair in the coat, is a little bit short on the move, would prefer a longer stride.
5th (31) KIPSIGIS MOTO MOJA Beautiful livernose ridgeback, well sized, good head, nice muzzle, would prefer a little longer muzzle, strong neck, well laid shoulder, straight front, well angulated behind, on the move is a little bit wingerly in front, has a very good long step behind, he tends to fall a little bit on the move which is the reason I put him 5th. Good topline, excellent underline, croup a little bit steep, nice colour, nice temperament.
EMERGENCY (26) CH ISILWANE QUIDDITCH ET
 

CLASS 11- OPEN DOG (14 entries, 3 absent)

1ST(39) DUAL CH(T) BARTESS WILD TRIUMPH ET Excellent type, beautiful overall, excellent head, good ear set, dark eye, good long muzzle with good depth, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, moderately angulated in front, well angulated behind, a little long in loin, strong topline, excellent underline, well boned, excellent feet, excellent croup, moves very nicely from the side and coming and going, ridge could have been a little bit longer, but still correct, excellent temperament.
2ND (41) CH RHODEPARK IT'S A LEGEND Strong handsome dog at top of the size, strong masculine head with well set ear, dark eye, strong muzzle with good depth, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, moderately angulated in front and behind, strong topline, good croup, excellent underline, well boned and good feet, moves very nicely with a good stride, a little loose in front, but otherwise very nice.
3RD (38) CH ISILWANE THE DESERT RAT Excellent dog, with a very nice expression, well set ear, good length of muzzle and depth, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, a little straight in front, strong topline, excellent underline, good croup, excellent angulations in rear, well boned, excellent feet, he moves very nicely, I would like to see more agile on the run, that makes him lose a place. Excellent ridge which could have been a little bit longer, very nice type overall. Excellent temperament.
4th (49) RIJSTONE SIR LANCELOT Strong handsome dog with a very masculine head, good width, strong muzzle with good depth, well set ears, dark eye, strong neck, well developed front, a little bit short upper arm, this makes a straight front, strong topline, croup a little bit steep, excellent underline, moderately angulated, moves very nice but could have had a little bit longer gait, excellent ridge, excellent temperament.
5th (50) CH BALNACOIN KELTON Strong handsome dog, nice head, good ear set, dark eyes, long muzzle, the muzzle a little bit lippy, strong neck, good shoulder lay back, strong topline, good depth of chest, nice moderate angulation front and rear, moves nice, but would like a little bit longer steps on the run, nice bone and feet. Correct ridge, good tail set, excellent temperament.
EMERGENCY (44) KIPSIGIS KUJA KWANZA
 

CHALLENGE DOG-

(39) DUAL CH(T) BARTESS WILD TRIUMPH ET

RESERVE CHALLENGE DOG -

(10) CAPRIVI LEX LUTHER
 

CLASS 1A- BABY PUPPY BITCH (7 entries)

1ST (51) UMKIMZULU GOODGOLYMSMOLY Just an adorable bitch, overall excellent, beautiful head, well set ears, dark eye, excellent muzzle, excellent neck, she has excellent angulations, strong topline, underline is excellent, bones beautiful, well arched toes, croup is okay, ridge excellent, she moves just like an angel in the ring.
2ND (53) SKISKA DEEP SPACE NINE Another very nice puppy, strong bitch with an excellent head, good ear set, dark eye, very well developed muzzle with good depth, excellent neck, excellent angulation front and rear, strong topline, excellent underline, bones very nice, strong topline, and very nice croup moves also very nice with a good long stride, excellent.
3RD (57) SAHWIRA KAMILI BINTI Very nice puppy, she has excellent head, good ear set, nice dark eyes, strong muzzle, I would prefer a bit more underjaw, excellent neck, excellent angulation, well laid shoulder, strong topline, croup a little bit steep, moves okay, but I would like to have a little bit more go when moving, a little bit high on the rear also.
Emergency (54) SHELRIDGE HAUTE COUTURE Very nice bitch excellent type, a little bit high, excellent head, good ear set, nice dark eye, well developed muzzle, strong neck for a young bitch, well laid shoulder, angulation moderate front and rear, well boned, excellent feet, good topline, excellent underline, moves a little bit short on the go, but acceptable, ridge is okay but could be a little bit longer, croup a little bit steep, excellent temperament.
 

CLASS 2A- MINOR PUPPY BITCH (3 entries)

1ST (58) RHODEPARK AMERICAN XPRESO Strong bitch, yet feminine with an excellent head, good length of muzzle and good depth, well set ear, dark eye, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, excellent angulation, a little long in loin, strong topline, excellent underline, beautiful bone, good feet, croup is okay. Ridge is okay but could have been a little bit longer, excellent coat, moves very nicely with an acceptable long stride, excellent temperament.
2ND (59) INGWE BIRTHDAY SECRET Also a strong yet feminine bitch, with well set ears, dark eye, dark muzzle, good length of muzzle, would prefer a little bit more underjaw, strong neck, well laid shoulder, straight in front, topline okay, croup a little bit steep, good depth of chest, excellent bone and feet, a little bit short on the run, a little bit high on the rear also.
3rd (60) SIXEMM ATART AT HEART Excellent bitch, beautiful conformation, very feminine head, good ear set, nice eye, good length of muzzle, beautiful neck, excellent angulation front and rear, strong topline, well developed chest for her age, excellent bone and feet, nice croup, good length of ridge, ridge okay, this bitch lacks self confidence, you can see that when running, she doesn't dare to make her self happy all the time, she needs to train at that, that's why I placed her at no. 3.
 

CLASS 3A -PUPPY BITCH (6 entries, 2 absent)

1st (64) KIPSIGIS ISHARA Excellent type of bitch, overall conformation excellent, feminine head with well set ear, dark eye, good length of muzzle and depth, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, moderately angulated, a little long in loin, strong topline, excellent underline, well boned, excellent feet, croup is excellent, excellent ridge, moves very nice with a beautiful long stride, also coming and going, excellent temperament, well shown.
2nd (66) KIPSIGIS RIBA Excellent type, beautiful conformation, strong yet feminine head, well set ears, dark eye, good length of muzzle, a little lippy, strong neck, well laid shoulder, good angulation front and rear, strong topline, well developed front for her age, correct underline, well boned, excellent feet, croup a little bit steep, runs very nice but I would like to see more length when covering the ground, correct ridge.
3rd (63) KIPSIGIS JULIKANA Excellent type, beautiful head with a feminine look, excellent length of muzzle, nice neck, well laid shoulder, a little straight in front, well angulated rear, good topline, excellent underline, well boned, excellent feet, moves nice but a little bit short on the move, correct coming and going, croup a little bit steep, excellent ridge, nice temperament.
EMERGENCY (61) UMKIMZULU KINKY BOOTS
 

CLASS 4A-JUNIOR BITCH (11 entries)

1ST (67) KUSHIKA WILD DREAM Excellent type overall, feminine head, with good length, well set ears, nice eye, good length of muzzle and good depth, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, moderate angulations, strong topline, croup is okay, excellent underline, good bone, nice arched feet, moves correctly with a good long stride, both coming and going and from the side, ridge okay but could have been a little bit longer, beautiful colour, well handled.
2ND (77) NKAZIMLO BROWN BY DESIGN Beautiful livernose bitch, with a good length of head, muzzle is strong yet it needs a little bit more underjaw, beautiful eye colour, and colour of coat, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, front is excellent developed for her age, excellent topline and underline, good bone and feet, moves very nicely, yet I would like to see a little bit more action from her on the run, correct ridge.
3RD (73) MACRIDGE SOUTHERN GLORY Beautiful bitch, with nice feminine head, ears well set, good eye, good length of muzzle, nice neck, well laid shoulder, a little straight in front, correct topline and underline, good length in body, well angulated behind, is a little bit unstable in front when moving which disturbs a little bit, otherwise very nice on the move, excellent ridge.
4th (72) MIKOZI DEMERARA Beautiful bitch, livernose, with a dark brown wheaten colour, nice head, good length of muzzle, could need a little bit more underjaw, a little bit lippy, strong neck, well developed front, moderately angulated, moves very nice, topline a little bit soft, but strong on the move, good underline, well boned, nice feet, ridge is okay but could have been a little bit longer, croup okay, moves nicely but could have had a little bit longer steps, excellent temperament.
5th (70) INZARA PRETTYN PINK Nice bitch in correct size, nice head, could have a little bit more longer muzzle, good underjaw, nice neck, well laid shoulder, a little straight in front, moderately angulated, bones okay, feet nice, topline okay, a little tucked up underline otherwise okay, croup a little bit steep when moving, a little short on the run, otherwise she is okay, nice bitch with correct long ridge.
EMERGENCY (74) MIERIDGE ABSOLUTE APLAWZ (AI)
 

CLASS 5A-INTERMEDIATE BITCH (12 entries, 1 absent)

1ST (82) CH RHODEPARK STORM INA TCUP Excellent type, well balanced bitch, feminine head, well set ears, dark eye, good length of muzzle, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, well angulated, strong topline, good length of croup, excellent underline, well boned, and well arched toes, moves very nice, both coming and going and sideways, overall an excellent bitch.
2nd (83) AMAKHOSI BAKARI SAKINA (AI) Excellent type, feminine bitch, very nice outline, well set ears, dark eye, good length of muzzle and good depth of muzzle, strong neck, well laid shoulder, a little straight in front, good angulation behind, strong topline, good length of croup, excellent underline, well boned, good feet, moves very nice, with a good long stride, correct ridge which could have been a little bit longer.
3RD (80) CH CAPRIVI WITCHING HOUR Excellent type, strong bitch, yet feminine, excellent head, well set ears, dark eye, well developed muzzle with good length - deep and nice. Beautiful neck, well developed front, moderately angulated front well angulated in rear, moves very nice from the side, a little unstable in front, strong topline, well underlined, a little long in loin, ridge could have been a little longer, good croup, very nice temperament.
4th (79) CH SIXEMM JUSTAGIRLSCOUT (AI) Beautiful coloured livernose, well balanced, nice pigmentation, excellent head, nice eye, good length of muzzle, could need a little bit more underjaw, excellent neck, topline a little bit soft, but steady on the move, excellent depth of chest, well boned, good feet, a little steep croup but moves okay, could have been a little more alert on the move.
5th (84) ETOSHA ANOUK A strong feminine livernose bitch, correct head, good set ear, good eye, good pigmentation, good length of muzzle, could have a little more underjaw, strong neck, well developed chest, a little soft in topline, well boned, good feet, moving she is a little bit heavy and I would like her to be more alert and this is what makes her last in these placings, correct ridge, croup is a little bit steep.
EMERGENCY (85) USAKOSE TRADE WINS
 

CLASS 10A-AUSTRALIAN BRED BITCH (19 entries, 1 absent)

1ST (93) BARTESS BOLD KOINCIDENCE Excellent type bitch, overall excellent conformation, on the top of the size, excellent head, good ear placement, dark eye, good length of muzzle and good depth of muzzle, strong neck, well laid shoulder and moderate angulation at front, well angulated at rear, strong topline, good croup, well developed chest, excellent bone and feet, covers the ground very nice on the move, correct ridge, lovely temperament.
2ND (96) CH MZILAKAZI GOLD FEVER Strong bitch yet feminine, excellent head, good ear set, nice eye, good length of muzzle, would prefer a little bit more underjaw, strong neck, well laid shoulder, moderate angulation in front, well angulated at rear, correct topline and underline, little bit long in loin, good croup, strong topline, correct bone, nice feet, excellent long ridge, moves very nice.
3RD (95) KUSHIKA IRISH CREAM Elegant bitch, with a feminine head, good length, well set ear, nice eye, could need a little bit more underjaw, nice elegant neck, well developed front, correct topline and underline, a little bit long in loin, moderate angulation in front, well angulated at rear, a little unstable in front on the move but covered the ground very nice, well boned, good feet, correct ridge.
4TH (102) CH CHILOLO BRASH N SASSY Very good sized for a bitch, elegant, excellent head, good ear placement, dark nice eye, well developed muzzle, strong neck, well laid shoulder, excellent angulation front and rear, well boned, strong topline, correct underline, moves very nice but would like a little bit more going with longer steps but yet she is very nice, correct ridge.
5TH (92) CH ISILWANE ORLANDO Excellent type, strong but yet feminine, excellent head, well developed ear, nice eye, good strong muzzle with good depth, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, a little short upper arm, gives a straight front, well angulated behind, strong topline, correct underline, croup is okay, well boned, nice feet, ridge could have been a little bit longer, she covers the ground nicely but she fails to take good long steps, so that's why she ends up 5th in this line. Beautiful bitch but I would like to see her more agile in the ring.
Emergency (101) MIERIDGE APLAWZ TOIMPRESS (AI)
 

CLASS 11A- OPEN BITCH (19 entries, 2 absent)

1ST (127) CH KUSHIKA DESERT ORCHID ET Excellent type of bitch, beautiful conformation, feminine strong head with good length, good ear placement, nice eye, good length of muzzle and depth of muzzle, strong neck, well laid shoulder, moderate angulation in front, well angulated rear, strong topline, correct underline, well boned, beautiful arched toes, moves very nice with a good long stride, also nice coming and going, ridge okay could have been a little longer, excellent coat, good temperament.
2ND(124) CH OZRHODE DIA BLUE CRUSH Excellent type of bitch, beautiful head, good planes, good length of muzzle, correct depth, well set ear, nice eye, strong neck, well laid shoulder, moderate angulated front, well angulated rear, moves very nice with a good long stride, strong topline, a little bit long in loin, well boned, a little flat feet in front, good croup, excellent ridge.
3RD (125) CH AMASHUTU MILKSHAKE Excellent type of bitch, good muzzle throughout, well balanced, correct head, good long muzzle, need a little bit more underjaw, well placed ear, good eye, strong neck, well laid shoulder, well developed front, strong topline, a little tucked up underline, well boned, good feet, moved easily and nice, both from the side and coming and going, excellent temperament, could have a little bit longer ridge otherwise okay.
4th (121) GR CH STARRIDGE CAWZFOR APLAWZ Excellent bitch, sound throughout, very nice head, good ear placement, dark eye, good length of muzzle and good depth, excellent neck, well laid shoulder, moderate angled in front, well angulated rear, moves very nice a little bit loose in front, well boned, and excellent feet, strong topline, correct underline, good croup, moves very nice, excellent ridge.
5th (109) GR CH CAMELOT'S THE FIFTH ELEMENT ET (IMP USA) Beautiful livernose bitch up in her ages, carries age very nice, excellent head with good length, beautiful nose, well set ear, nice eye, good pigmentation, excellent neck, well developed front, moderate angulation in front, well angulated rear, good topline, excellent underline, correct croup, well boned, nice feet, moves very nice, would prefer a little bit more agile, but can't get everything, excellent type, correct ridge.
EMERGENCY (119) CH BALNACOIN BURNT TOFFE ET Well balanced bitch, correct head, good length of muzzle, a little bit lippy, well set ear, dark nice eyes, a little short in neck, short upper arm, correct topline and underline, good croup, moderate angulation front and rear, well boned, good feet, moves nice but with a little bit shorter step, correct ridge, nice temperament.
 

CHALLENGE BITCH-

(82) CH RHODEPARK STORM INA TCUP

RESERVE BITCH CHALLLENGE-

(93) BARTESS BOLD KOINCIDENCE

BEST IN SHOW-

CH RHODEPARK STORM INA TCUP

R/U BEST IN SHOW-

(39) DUAL CH(T) BARTESS WILD TRIUMPH ET