Gold Cup & Black

National English Rabbit Club

~ The 24 Carat Club ~

National English Rabbit Club

Secretary

Mr Phil Shaw

(01325) 260409

english1 bis boys with rabbit and cup Roger Prior Gold Cup Winner 2008 Gold Cup Winner, best black, bis - stevie dixon

Breed Standard

1   HEAD MARKINGS                                                                                                    POINTS

a)  Perfect Butterfly Smut...................................................................................................15

b)  Circle around eyes..........................................................................................................8

c)  Cheek spots to be clear from eye circles (either cheek spot missing

     deemed to be a serious fault)..........................................................................................5

d)  Ears neat and clear from white & not over 10.16 cms (4 ") long (ears

      over 4 " long deemed to be undesirable).......................................................................5

 

                                                                                              (Total for Head Markings = 33)

 

2   BODY MARKINGS

a)  Unbroken Saddle, to be herring-boned and clear in any distinct colour,

      from base of ears to tip of tail (a definite break deemed to be a serious

      fault).............................................................................................................................10

b)  Body or Loin Markings to be nicely broken up (as shown in the illustration)

     and not to catch the saddle.......................................................................................... 12  

c)  Chain markings, to be as even as possible on each side.............................................12

d)  Leg Markings, one distinct spot on each leg

                                                                                     front legs.........................................5

                                                                                     backlegs..........................................2

e)  Belly or Teat Spots (there should be six)........................................................................6

 

                                                                                                 (Total for Body Markings = 47)

 

3    COLOURS

      Black, Blue, Tortoiseshell, Chocolate or Grey.  No other colour

      eligible or admissible (all colours to be solid and bright)...............................................10

 

4    SIZE AND TYPE

       Weight kg 2.72-3.62 (6 -8lb), as illustrated (prominent dewlaps and

       chopped rumps undesirable)..........................................................................................5

 

5    CONDITION

       Exhibits should be fit and alert with short tight coats and firm flesh...............................5

 

                                                                                                                                Total    100                                                                                                                              

 

 

IDEAL: The markings on both sides of the rabbit to be equally balanced. Chain markings, as shown in the ideal illustration, to commence at the base of the ears in small spots. Increasing in size towards the loins.

 

DISQUALIFICATIONS: Both cheek spots touching eye circles.  All exhibits with putty nose.  Exhibits which in the judge's opinion are unfairly prepared for exhibition.

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