The Society's would like to thank
for their support at the Society's 73rd Championship Show
Watford Woodside Leisure Centre
Horseshoe Lane, Watford, Herts WD25 7HH
on Sunday 6th November 2022
Another excellent show that had a great atmosphere and our thanks go to all those that attended the show either as exhibitors, spectator, or trade stand holder because without you there is no show.
We must also thank all those friends of the Southern Counties Society for all their help on the day. Your help is invaluable and very much appreciated!
Our grateful thanks also go to all the individual sponsors for their generous donations.
Lastly, a big thank you to our Judges Mrs. Judy Heller, Mrs. Gill Thomas and Referee Mr. David Manito
BEST IN SHOW
MRS S MR D & MR R MILLAR & CHERRY
"FINNSTAFF PISTOL PETE"
Red and white dog that commands attention from the moment he
walks in the ring. Fabulous head piece with dark round eyes, dark mask and good
pigment. Clean lipped, correct scissor bite, strong underjaw and well-set rose
ears. Short powerful neck that flows into correct shoulder with straight well
boned front, strong pasterns with well-padded tidy feet. Well sprung rib with
level topline that he holds on the move. Muscular hindquarter with good rear angles. Dog stands four-square. Shown in fabulous condition. Handled very well
Top sized yet balanced white and red pied dog. Clean head of good proportion with strong under jaw, neat rose ears, dark round eyes and good bite. Muscular neck widening into laid back shoulder. Good width of front with ample bone. Good rear angels with well let down hocks. Powerful dog that moves with economy of effect. Also handled very well.
BEST OPPOSITE SEX IN SHOW
MISS C ARNTZEN & MRS G MCDERMOTT
"CATSTAFF SAY GOODBYE"
This bl/br bitch exudes quality and breed type with no exaggerations, lovely and well balanced with a super head, correct eye, neat rose ears and perfect dentition all round, strong neck, level topline, close coupled, sound behind, correct tail set on, well let down hocks, steady on the move.
BCC & BOSIS
BEST PUPPY IN SHOW
MR S & MRS X DURELL
"HAMASON GREATEST SHOWMAN"
Very handsome 9-month-old red with white marking and white
blaze. This pup has a lot of ring presence and showed for his young handler
from the moment he came in the ring. Correct head proportions with dark
pigment, dark round eyes and clean muzzle. Good scissor bite. Tidy rose ears
that he used the whole time. Short neck flowing into correct shoulder with
straight well boned front and nice feet. Correct proportioned body with well
angulated rear and good tail set. Found out this was this pups and young
handles first show weekend. Pup was shown in multiple classes and did not put a
foot down wrong and gave this young man his whole heart. Awarded him Best
Puppy and Best Puppy in Show
BEST OPPOSITE SEX PUPPY IN SHOW
MISS T HAMILTON & MR R MURPHY
"BONNIE LASS OF ANGELS PEAK SHAWRIGG"
What a lovely shape and at 11 months maturing nicely, good width between the eyes, neat rose ears, lovely bite, straight front with good bone, tidy feet, lovely topline which she kept on the move, well let down hocks.
BPB & BOSPIS
BEST VETERAN IN SHOW
MR A & MRS L MAYREN
CH. BELLAROUGE ADONIS AT FERGIESTAFFS
7.5 year old Red and white pieds shown in fit condition. Distinct stop, pronounced check muscles, clean lips and short muzzle. Dark eyes and rose ears finish off his correct head proportions. Strong neck flowing into good angled shoulders. Straight front with good depth of chest with well sprung ribs. Muscular and well angled rear. Level topline, moves with drive and purpose.
BEST OPPOSITE SEX VETERAN IN SHOW
MR G CANAVAN
"CH. BOLDSTOCK AM I BOVERED"
Lovely 9yr old bitch, not exaggerated, good mouth, strong muzzle with clean lips and nice depth of jaw really good dark eye with a nice lively expression, a super front, well laid back shoulders and good depth of brisket, good tuck up, nice and fit, kept her topline on the move.
I want to thank the Southern Counties Staffordshire Bull
Terrier Society committee and members for inviting me to judge dogs at the 2022
Championship Show. Thank you so much for all your hospitality.
I would not have been able to make the day happen without my ring stewards. Thank you, Kevin Papworth and Debby Yarham for keeping me on track, keeping the ring organized and everything running smooth.
I want to also thank all the exhibitors that came from far and wide for the fabulous entry of dogs. Everyone was warm and welcoming, and I was honored to examine so many lovely dogs.
Minor Puppy Dog: 4,1abs
1st. Mr & Mrs Durell "HAMASON GREATEST SHOWMAN". See Above.
2nd. Mr & Mrs Page "ELITEBULL MISCHIEF AT BELLASTAFF". Lovely 6 - month old black brindle pup with nice head shape, dark eyes and rose ears. His body has good proportions for a puppy of this age with nicely angulated rear. Moved nicely and responded well to his handler. Pup has a nice future ahead of him.
3rd. Mr & Mrs Lloyd-Williams "CWMHAF CELTIC QUEST".
Puppy Dog: 3,1abs
1st. Mr & Mrs Hinsley "EARTHQUAKES STAFFS WEAR IT WELL AT TIGERBULL (IMP ESP) Good looking and well balanced 12-month-old white and red pied with dark round eyes and fabulous dark pigment including dark eye trim. Well- proportioned head with distinct stop, clean lips, strong underjaw, pronounced cheek bumps, correct scissor bite and rose ears. Short neck into laid back shoulder with straight well boned front. Level topline with nicely angulated rear and well let down hocks. Moved and handled well. Awarded Reserve Best Puppy
2nd. Mr T Lowe & Miss R Kaur-Hayre "BIG MAN ON MAC DUI". 11-month-old red dog with white chest and white feet. Lovely head with good proportions, clean lips, correct bite, dark eyes and rose ears. Short neck with straight front with good spring of rib and level top line. Well angulated rear. Moved and handled nicely.
Junior Dog: 16, 3abs
1st. Mr, Mrs & Miss Wilson "NORTHSTAFF NIGHTMARE JW". Black brindle and white standard sized and nicely balanced dog. Strong head with correct proportions, dark eyes with keen expression and tidy rose ears. Large teeth with correct scissor bite. Good shoulder angles into well boned front with strong pasterns and well-padded feet. Short coupled with well angulated muscular rear. Shown in tip top condition. Moves well and handled expertly.
2nd. Mr & Mrs Reynolds "NIATONA WRECK IT RALPH". Flashy Red and white dog with very nice head and dark pigment. Clean lips with strong underjaw and correct bite. Well set rose ears, and round eyes give him a nice expression. Short neck flowing into well placed shoulders with straight front. Level topline held on the move with good tail set and correct rear. Handled very nicely
3rd. Mr & Mrs Butler "ALPORT ON TOUR".
Res. Raynsford & Stevens "RAYNSTAFF OLD FASHIONED".
VHC. Maj & Mrs Yates "ZAKDAN DEVIOUS DEVIL JW".
Yearling Dog: 7, 1abs
1st. Miss K Couzens & Mr R Coombes "NIATONA ARLO COOMBES". Standard size red and white with lots of flash. Lovely head of good proportion, correct bite with dark eyes and lots of expression, dark pigment, nice big open nares, and tidy rose ears. Correct length of neck flowing into laid back shoulder with good spring of rib. Straight front with tidy feet and level topline held on the move. Good tail set and well-muscled rear. Handled very well. Did not know at the time that I had awarded one of this dog’s offspring many honors today including
BP and BPIS
2nd. Mr G Harwood "MARSTAFF THE REVENANT". Top sized nicely balanced red dog with white marking and lots great virtues. Strong head with good pigment, dark round eyes, cleaned lipped with strong underjaw, and correct scissors bite. Well placed rose ears. Muscular neck into well boned straight front with strong pasterns and well-padded feet. Deep brisket with well sprung rib and level topline. Powerful rear and correct tail set. Moved and handled very well.
3rd. Mr Mayers "MAYNESTAFF SMOOTH CRIMINAL".
Res. Mr P & Mrs L Knight " KALOSTAFFS DARK KNIGHT".
VHC. Mr M Blow "SCOUTOR ROGUE ONE JW".
Novice Dog: 10, 5 abs
1st. Mr & Mrs Durell "HAMASON GREATEST SHOWMAN". See Above
2nd. Mr L Kruger "POWERPACK SEVERUS SNAPE". Black brindle with lovely expression, good head proportions and correctly placed rose ears. Cleaned lips with strong under jaw and distinct stop. Short neck into straight front with good feet. Compact body with good rear angles and correct tail set.3rd. Mr J Butler "BRINSTAR RADIO GA GA".
Res. Mr J Ghinn "MARUDI MAKE AND MEND".
VHC. Mr F Lenza & Miss R Smith "CHARBEL'S GOYA (NAF)".
Graduate Dog: 7, 1 abs
1st. Miss G Kirk "KIRSTAFF THE FIRST AVENGER". Well balanced red dog with white spot on chest and clean outline. Strong head with dark eyes, dark pigment and rose ears. Good length of muzzle with muscular cheek bumps, strong under jaw, clean lips and good bite. Neck flowing into straight front with deep brisket and well sprung rib. Correct rear angels and good tail set. Moved well and presented nicely
2nd. Raynsford & Stevens "RAYNSTAFF OLD FASHIONED". Black brindle with white chest. Nice head and good expression, with clean muzzle, dark eyes, rose ears and correct bite. Straight well boned front with deep brisket. Compact body with well sprung rib and level topline held on the move.
3rd. Mr Mayers "MAYNESTAFF SMOOTH CRIMINAL".
Res. Mrs H Nolan "CHISWELLSTAFF I AM LEGEND".
VHC. Mr G & Mrs L Tomkins "PASGAL REACH OUT AND TOUCH".
Post Graduate Dog: 7, 2 abs
1st. Mr J & Mrs S Hammond "HAMMYSTAFF RED REVENGE JW". Deep red dog with white markings and dark mask. Correctly proportioned head with clean lips and dark round eyes showing lots of expression and no exaggeration. Good shoulder angles into straight front with tight feet. Well sprung rib with level topline, good rear angles with well let down hocks. Handled very well. This dog has a real zest for life and did not stop smiling the whole time he was in the ring.
2nd. Mr F, Mrs I & Miss C Gough "MANARK MADE TO MEASURE". Red dog with white chest. Correctly proportioned head, dark round eyes and neat rose ears. Cleaned lips with correct scissor bite. Good shoulder angulation with deep brisket and well sprung rib, level topline with strong well-muscled rear.
3rd. Mr B Devlin "TIGHTLINES DUSTYS TRAIL".
Res. Ms S Howe & Mr A Fryatt "BRINSTAR RED MARAUDER".
VHC. Mr S & Mrs M Fairhurst "FAIRLENIUM AMERICAN PIE".
Limit Dog: 19, 4 abs
1st. Mr S & Mrs R James "LUTHAIS LOCH NESS". Balanced black brindle dog with nice head shape, well placed dark eyes and rose ears giving him a very pleasing expression. Good shoulder placement into straight front with good width of brisket and good spring of rib. Level topline with well angulated muscled rear and good tail set. Moved well and handled very nicely by his young handler.
2nd. Mr J & Mrs S Parker "JACKABYTE BOLETORO AT NETTLEWORTH". Standard sized black brindle with lots of breed type. Lovely head of good proportion with dark round eyes, well set rose ears, clean lips and strong underjaw. Strong neck into straight front with well padded feet. Moved nicely and handled well
3rd. Mrs J, Mr R & Mrs V Stillman "SAKAISTAFF SHADOW WARRIOR AT MAIDENDALE".
Res. Mr A & Mrs E Miller "SKYLAND ENCHANTED".
VHC. Mrs F Cicquel "QUASH MARVELOUS HAGLER DE STAFF FLORENCE".
Open Dog: 16, 5 abs
1st. Mrs S, Mr D & Mr R Millar & Cherry "FINNSTAFF PISTOL PETE". See Above
2nd. Mr S & Mrs K Waltham "Ch. DRINGSHAW ATHOS JW". See Above
3rd. Mr C Lambert "RUS CH SKY ANGELS STAFFY ALAN IS FANTASTIC".
Res. Mr A & Mrs A Dawe "MARSTAFF SUNDANCE KIS".
VHC. Mrs R Jordan "Ch DAZMARNIC KOW WHAT I MEAN JW ShCH".
Veteran Dog: 11, 6 abs
1st. Mr A & Mrs L Mayren "Ch BELLAROUGE ADONIS AT FERGIESTAFFS JW". See Above
2nd. Mr J & Mrs K Lewis "Ch BIGGLESWICK SPLASH OF GINGE". Red with white chest well balanced 7.5 year old. Lovely correct proportioned
head with black mask, dark eyes, good scissor bite and clean lips. Good depth of brisket into well boned straight front. Short coupled with good spring of rib and level topline. Well-muscled hindquarter. Shown in good condition. Moved and
3rd. Miss G Rowe & Mr D South "ILLORI AKINLANA JW ShCM VW".
Res. Miss V Mitchell "OUR LITTLE CRACKER".
VHC. Mr M Burton "ANTROBOSS FLIP THE SWITCH".
Judge: Mrs Judy Heller
It was an honour and a delight to judge bitches at this well supported show for a club I have been involved with on and off for the past forty odd years. My thanks to my most proficient stewards Kim and Natalie who surpassed all expectations throughout the day, also to the sporting exhibitors who came despite the foul weather.
1st. Lloyd-Williams Mr&Mrs. CWMHAF CARIAD bl/br. A tidy well balanced pup nice and compact with a decent front, super expression, broad muzzle and good dentition, nice depth & spring of rib, level topline and strong rear, correct feet, nice and fit.
2nd.Thomas & Griffiths Mssrs.G.C. & C.J. SKYESTAFF TRUEST DESIRE FOR GAZSTAFF bl/br.wh. Neat feminine pup, a little narrowat the moment but should look well when she fills out a little..
3rd.Taylor Mr&Mrs. NIATONA SISSY THAT WALK r/wh.
Res. Davis & Booth. Sharmara Patronus Charm.
VHC. Robinson, Robinson-Cox & Cox. Rewrite the Stars.
1st. Hamilton & Murphy Miss & Mr. See Above.
2nd.Thomas & Griffiths Mssrs.G.C. & C.J. SKYESTAFF TRUEST DESIRE FOR GAZSTAFF bl/br.wh Second in previous class.
3rd. Burton Mr M. TRUFFLESTAFF BAMBENIE AT BARBARY br.
1st.Mayers Mr. MAYNESTAFF THE GIRL IS MINE bl/br. Impressive young bitch, good width and depth of skull, nice expression and excellent mouth, built on clean lines and very fit, nice body shape with a good topline and rear end, moves well coming and going.
2nd.Sandford Mr&Mrs. FAIRLENIUM IRON QUEEN wh/br pi. Nicely balanced strong yet feminine bitch, good skull, tight lips and clean bite, strong neck well laid shoulder, excellent topline moved well just preferred the feet of first.
3rd.Levy Ms S. FAIRLENIUM PIXIE QUEEN AT SHARBELLE wh/br pi.
1st.Campbell Mr&Mrs. FOYLLFORSDAL AN DUI RE br/wh. Well made bitch, very sound structure, with nice skull, dark eye, well carried ears, good dentition pleasing expression, lovely wide front with sufficient lift, good depth of brisket, topline level, beautiful balanced movement.
2nd.Windsor-Smith Mrs N. REMSTAFF AFTERGLOW r/wh. Ultra fit bitch with a strong head, good bite, very square with a nice forechest, well sprung rib, short couplings, well let down at hock, unused to being shown indoors and this disturbed her movement today, preferred the pigmentation of first..
1st.Funnell & Wiggins Ms P &Ms N. POWERPACK HELGA HUFFLEPUFF bl/br. Only a year old this beautiful top size bitch with clean lines is so well put together good mouth with deep jaw, adequate width, straight front a topline you could do the ironing on sound rear end theres no sloping away here, a promising youngster.
2nd.Levy Ms S. FAIRLENIUM PIXIE QUEEN AT SHARBELLE wh/br pi. I just love her movement it bears out her good contruction, compact body level topline, well balanced with a lovely headdark eye and everything in the right place although a different sort from first.
3rd.Thomas & Griffiths Mssrs.G.C. & C.J. SKYESTAFF TRUEST DESIRE FOR GAZSTAFF
1st.Levy Ms S. FAIRLENIUM PIXIE QUEEN AT SHARBELLE wh/br pi. Second in previous class.
2nd.Pearson & Lambert Miss&Mr. KODAKNOTT COLD AS ICE wh/r pi) Stunning pied bitch, built along the same lines as first with just a fraction more lift, I preferred the rear movement of first.
3rd.Lewis Mr&Mrs. KARJAYDAN GREAT NEMESIS
1st.Noonan & Bunt Mr&Miss. SKYESTAFF FALL INTO LINE AT NOONBULL bl/br. Very neat bitch well put together, clean bite, strong cheek bumps, good length of muzzle, well boned with nice feet, tidy topline , good spring of rib and strong rear, moved very well.
2nd.Turner Miss B. ON THE HILL TWO AT TIDESTAFF br/wh Up to size strong bitch with the neatest ears, broad skull with blunt muzzle and good bite, in stunning condition, well ribbed back, moved with drive.
3rd. Robinson, Robinson-Cox & Cox Mssrs H.M.C.&S. HAMASON BELLE OF THE BALL
1st.Bainborough Mr S. SIKAISTAFF DARK PHOENIX bl/br very typey bitch of correct size and build, well made head of lovely size for her body, well defined stop, good expression and bite, adequate substance, decent rib nice tuck up, moved with drive on well padded feet. shown in fit condition.
2nd. Pearson & Lambert Miss&Mr. KODAKNOTT COLD AS ICE wh/r pi) Second in graduate.
3rd.Johnson Mr & Mrs TILCARR KISSED BY FIRE bl/br
OB. 8/3.1st.Arntzen & McDermott Miss C & Mrs G. CATSTAFF SAY GOODBYE. See Above
2nd.Parker Mr&Mrs. CH. ELITEBULL MOJITO AT NETTLEWORTH bl/br another quality bitch, well put together and sound, lovely neck and rib, I just preferred the rear movement of first today.
3RD.Turley Mr&Mrs. CH. LOYALSTAFF BELLA BAMBINA AT EASTREET
1st.Canavan Mr G. CH. BOLDSTOCK AM I BOVERED br/w. See Above.
2nd.Roper & Harrison Mrs J & Ms B. CH. TRAWDEN ICE AND SPICE JW wh/fn pi Another super bitch of 7yrs, slightly stronger build, with a great skull, neat ears and super dark eye, well defined stop, good long, strong teeth, and super expression, strong neck good spring of rib, lovely short rear pasterns, good mover.
3rd.Folwell & Morris Mr R. & Miss M. ASBONSTAFF JUST IN TIME AT ROWELLSTAFF. r/wh.
Judge: Gill Thomas (Sunnystone)