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Crufts judges announced

THE KC recently announced its judges for 2009: BIS will be chosen by Peter Green, who handled the 2005 Crufts BIS to her win.

Group judges are: Hound - Anne Macdonald; Gundog - Chris Bexon; Terrier - Harry O’Donoghue; Utility - Ernie Patterson; Working - Robin Searle; Pastoral - Brenda  Banbury and Toy, Tom Mather.

Breed judges are:Afghan Hound D, Mrs L I M Busby; Afghan Hound B, Mr KD Sinclair;  Basenji,  Mrs F A Somerfield;  Basset Fauve de Bretagne, Mrs V Phillips; Basset Griffon Vendeen (Grand), Mr C Gillanders; Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit), Mrs D Courtney; Basset Hound, Mr M J Errey; Beagle, Miss S Kimber; Bloodhound,  Mr G Johnston; Borzoi, Mrs E Whitehead; Dachshund (Longhaired), Mrs L Coxon;  Dachshund (Miniature Longhaired) Miss M Norton; Dachshund (Smoothaired),  Mr S A Lund; Dachshund (Miniature Smoothaired), Mr F Kane;   Dachshund (Wirehaired), Miss L Patton;  Dachshund (Miniature Wirehaired), Mrs C Molinari (Portugal); Deerhound,  Miss K Barrett; Finnish Spitz, Mrs M D Montgomery;  Foxhound, Mrs D Courtney; Greyhound Mrs J Banyard; Hamiltonstovare, Miss D Spavin; Ibizan Hound, Mrs R Harrison; Mrs I De Haan de Levie (Holland); Norwegian Elkhound, Mr B Nichols; Otterhound, Mrs B Cornet;  Pharaoh Hound, Mrs B J Brooker; Rhodesian Ridgeback, Miss A T Elina Haapaniemi (Finland); Saluki, Mrs Z Thorn Andrews; Sloughi, Mrs F A Somerfield Whippet D,            Mr CK Thornton; Whippet B, Mrs P Marston-Pollock

Bracco Italiano, TBA; Brittany, Mrs MB Reeves; English Setter D, D Howarth; English Setter B, Mr S Collier;  German Shorthaired Pointer, Mrs V E Grant; German Wirehaired Pointer,  Mrs P Hollings; German Longhaired Pointer, Mrs EP Hollings; Gordon Setter, Mrs D M Hammond; Hungarian Vizsla, Mrs L J Townsend, Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla, Mrs C Coode; Irish Red & White Setter, Mr B Greaves; Irish Setter D, Mrs V King; Irish Setter B, Mrs LC Dale; Italian Spinone, Mr C MacKay; Kooikerhondje, Mrs J Gill-Davies; Large Munsterlander, Mrs C McDonald; Pointer,  C Davies;  Retriever (Chesapeake Bay), TBA;  Retriever (Curly Coated), Mrs CM Bett;  Retriever (Flat Coated) D,   R A Millbank; Retriever (Flat Coated) B            ,  J M Irvine; Retriever (Golden) D, Mrs S M Almey;  Retriever (Golden) B J H Richardson;  Retriever (Labrador) D,  Mrs P M Gill Retriever (Labrador) B,  G Howells; Retriever (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling), Mrs M Edridge; Spaniel (American Cocker),  A H Brace;  Spaniel (Clumber), Mrs J Hubbard;  Spaniel (Cocker) D, Mrs A Koskelo (Finland) Spaniel (Cocker ) B Mrs A Puumala (Finland); Spaniel (English Springer), Mrs J P  Wood; Spaniel (Field) , Mr T Pascoe;  Spaniel (Irish Water), Mrs K M Gorman; Spaniel (Sussex), M Armstrong;  Spanish Water Dog, TBA;  Spaniel (Welsh Springer),  Mrs T J Short; Weimaraner  R A F Ford

Airedale Terrier, Marquise A M Sommi Picenardi (Italy); Australian Terrier, Mrs Z Thorn Andrews; Bedlington Terrier, Mrs P Morton; Border Terrier,  S P Dean; Bull Terrier, Mr T Hylands; Bull Terrier (Miniature), Mrs V Allenden; Cairn Terrier, Miss Y Catto; Cesky Terrier, Mr E Hulme; Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Miss M A Hamilton; Fox Terrier (Smooth), D Jacques; Fox Terrier (Wire),  Mrs E Baldwin; Glen of Imaal Terrier,  TBA;  Irish Terrier,  Mr P M Dorrian; Kerry Blue Terrier,  G Corish; Lakeland Terrier  G Flyckt-Pedersen, Manchester Terrier,  M West;  Norfolk Terrier,   M S King; Norwich Terrier, Mr E Hulme; Parson Russell Terrier, Ms C Samways; Scottish Terrier,  Mrs N Taylor; Sealyham Terrier, Mr K Holmes; Skye Terrier, Mrs JE Kendrick;  Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, S Plane; Staffordshire Bull Terrier D, Mr A Broadstock,  Staffordshire Bull Terrier B B Owen;  Welsh Terrier, Miss A E Witmond; West Highland White Terrier, Mr R Platt

Akita,  Mrs H M Burke; Boston Terrier, Mr T Burgess; Bulldog,  R A Rowe; Canaan Dog, Miss M Persson (Sweden), Chow Chow, Mrs S Varley; Dalmatian, Mrs P Kindersley; French Bulldog, Miss M Persson (Sweden); German Spitz (Mittel);  Mrs V A Dyer; German Spitz (Klein), Mrs M L Manning; Japanese Akita Inu, Miss M Persson (Sweden),  Japanese Shiba Inu,  R Mulligan; Japanese Spitz, Mrs C E Coxall;  Keeshond, Mrs R Burgess; Lhasa Apso, Mr K Nathan; Miniature Schnauzer, Mrs S Martin; Poodle (Miniature), Mrs J M Heron; Poodle (Standard),  Mrs AL Rawlinson; Poodle (Toy),  Mrs S Penny Jones;  Schipperke, Roy T Baker; Schnauzer, Mrs S J Hattrell; Shar Pei, Mrs G Jane Lilley; Shih Tzu, Mrs P A Brook; Tibetan Spaniel, E Hulme;  Tibetan Terrier, M G Davies

Alaskan Malamute, S W Hall; Bernese Mountain Dog, Mr A Brace; Bouvier des Flandres, Mr O Staunskjaer (Denmark); Boxer D Mrs R Williams, Boxer B Mrs JA Townshend; Bullmastiff,  A B Rostron; Canadian Eskimo Dog, Mr J Horswell; Dobermann D, Mrs A L Winterbourn, Dobermann B  Mr J Mullan; Dogue de Bordeaux, Mrs M Van Brempt (Belgium);  German Pinscher, T Johnston; Giant Schnauzer, Mrs A Arch; Great Dane,  A E Pearce; Greenland Dog, Mr J Horswell; Hovawart, Mr M Quinney;  Mastiff & Neapolitan Mastiff, Miss F Manfredi; Newfoundland, Miss V M Chadwick;  Rottweiler D Mrs I Rattray, Rottweiler B R H Gregory; Russian Black Terrier,  Mr T Huxley; St Bernard;  Mr S Oates (Eire); Siberian Husky, Mrs D Gale;  Tibetan Mastiff,  Richard Gardiner

Anatolian Shepherd Dog, M Quinney;  Australian Shepherd, Mrs S Cooke,  Bearded Collie D, GJ Atkins; Bearded Collie B, Mrs SM O’Brien; Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael), Mrs J Biddlecombe; Belgian Shepherd Dog (Lakenois), Mrs J M Andrews; Belgian Shepherd (Malinois), Mrs J M Andrews; Belgian Shepherd Dog (Tervueren), Mrs L E England;  Border Collie D, Mrs S Clark; Border Collie B Mrs A L M Gillespie;  Briard,  J Webb;  Collie (Rough) D,   J Bispham Collie (Rough) B Mrs A R Hodgson; Collie (Smooth), Mrs V Geddes;  Estrela Mountain Dog, Mr M Quinney; Finnish Lapphund, Mrs H Head;  GSD (Alsatian), Mr T Stanbra; Hungarian Kuvasz, Mr M Quinney; Hungarian Puli, I H Crowther; Komondor, Mr OJ Staunskjaer (Denmark); Lancashire Heeler, Mr E Hulme; Maremma Sheepdog, TBA;  Norwegian Buhund,  E Hulme; Old English Sheepdog, Mrs F A Somerfield;  Polish Lowland Sheepdog, Mrs A Arch;  Pyrenean Mountain Dog, A Wight; Pyrenean Sheepdog, Mrs M Persson (Sweden);  Samoyed, Mrs L Morgan; Shetland Sheepdog D, Mrs M Glover;  Shetland Sheepdog B, R Jeff Thomas; Swedish Vallhund, Miss J Lanning; Welsh Corgi (Cardigan), K A Littlefair; Welsh Corgi (Pembroke), S Parsons

Affenpinscher, Miss L Tomlinson; Australian Silky Terrier, Mrs E Stannard, Bichon Frise, Mrs C Coxall; Bolognese, TBA; Cavalier King Charles Spaniel D B Townsend, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel B, E M J Tweddell; Chihuahua (Long Coat), Miss A Foote; Chihuahua (Smooth Coat), Mrs J Sparrow; Chinese Crested M Freeman; Coton De Tulear, Mrs E Stannard; English Toy Terrier, Mrs FA Somerfield; Griffon Bruxellois,  N Swan; Havanese, Miss J Lanning;  Italian Greyhound, Miss H Lister; Japanese Chin,  Mrs J Wallhead; King Charles Spaniel, Mrs B Plews; Lowchen (Little Lion Dog), Mrs E Banks; Maltese, Mrs J Roberts;  Miniature Pinscher, Mrs H A Smith;  Papillon, Mr J Simpson;  Pekingese, Mrs B Taylor;  Pomeranian, Mr A Brace; Pug,  Mrs R Sporre-Willes (Sweden), Yorkshire Terrier, Mr G Davies