The Midland & West of England Great Dane Club
Sunday 2nd February 2020
Judge: Dave Killilea
Many thanks to the officers and committee for making this such a wonderful show and giving me the
honour of judging Best in Show at this Colour Format Open Show. The hospitality was super, as was
the company. The fabulous layout of such a large ring, worked really well for the breed. Some super
specimens of the breed and it was nice to see the exhibitors take the decisions in such a sporting
manner throughout the day.
Best In Show:
37 MacKenzie’s Carsan Vincent. 22 month old blue male of super type. Just loved his head-
with neat ears, excellent width of muzzle, correct in the mouth and such a great expression. Super
neck and shoulders, lovely parallel front, just the right amount of bone and good feet. Firm in the
body with nice depth of chest and correct in top-
in the rear and excellent, effortless movement, producing a super side-
out in lovely coat and condition. A real pleasure to award him Best In Show.
Reserve Best In Show:
30 Ingram’s Dainmajik The Wizard (AI). 5 and a half year old large upstanding fawn male. Strong
through the head with a super expression. Firm in the neck and shoulders, well-
stands correct in front. Strong and firm through the body with just the right amount of spring of rib.
Correct in top-
Best Opposite Sex In Show:
52 Pocock’s Int/Ned Ch Tamzdane Cake My Day BNLW19 EuDDC CH19. 3 year old harlequin bitch of
good type and making an excellent shape and outline. Stands on a true front with the right amount
of bone. Excellent neck and shoulders and a real quality head and expression. Firm through the body
with nice length of leg to depth of body. Good top-
nice parallel, well-
side gait on the move. Turned out in lovely condition, and handled superbly.
Best Puppy In Show
21 Cubitt’s Annadanes Turkana. 9 month old blue bitch making a lovely shape and well balanced for
her age. Stands true in front with nice bone and good feet. Good neck and shoulders, excellent
and back and produces a nice side-
Reserve Best Puppy In Show
32 Eppwood Indiana (AI). 10 month old fawn bitch of good size and type and with nice bone.
Pleasing in head with a lovely expression. Stands true in front with good neck and shoulders.
out well when viewed from all angles. Turned out in super coat and condition.
Best Veteran In Show
31 Ingram’s Dainmajik The Sorceress ShCM. Fawn bitch, coming up 9 years of age, turned out in
excellent coat and condition. Well off for size and substance with just the right amount of bone. Real
good feet. Excellent top-
herself on the move in the big ring, producing a super side-
Class 45: Special Veteran Dog (4 entries 3 abs)
1st: 56 Robinson’s Preveli Be Yourself. 6 year old fawn male with plenty of size and substance. Quality
head with a nice expression. Stands on a good front with nice feet and correct in neck and shoulder.
from all angles.
Class 46: Special Veteran Bitch (2 entries 0 abs)
1st: 31 Ingram’s Dainmajik The Sorceress ShCM. See Best Veteran In Show
2nd: 54 Price’s Ch Leamap Iron Maiden JW. 7 year old quality bitch making a super outline. Stands
true in front with good neck and shoulders and excellent head-
in the top-
lovely coat and condition. Moves true on her down and back and produces a lovely side-
Class 47: Special Brace (2 entries 0 abs)
1st 45 Page & Concannon. 2 good examples of the breed, making a lovely shape on the stand, both in
super coat and condition. Under lovely control on the down and back and producing a great side-
together in this large ring.
2nd: 56 Robinson