Dogs, 65-70 lb. (29-32 kg); bitches, 60-65 lb. (27-29 kg).
Coat and Colour
Coat short, smooth, and firm in texture. Colour immaterial.
Long and narrow, fairly wide between the ears, scarcely perceptible stop, little or no development of nasal sinuses, good length of muzzle, which should be powerful without coarseness. Teeth very strong and even in front. Eyes dark, bright, intelligent, indicating spirit. Ears small and fine in texture, thrown back and folded, except when excited, when they are semi-pricked.
Long, muscular, without throatiness, slightly arched, and widening gradually into the shoulder.
Shoulders placed as obliquely as possible, muscular without being loaded. Forelegs perfectly straight, set well into the shoulder, neither turned in nor out, pasterns strong.
Back muscular and broad, well arched. Chest deep, and as wide as consistent with speed, fairly well-sprung ribs. Loins have good depth of muscle, well cut up in the flanks.
Long, very muscular and powerful, wide and well let down, well-bent stifles. Hocks well bent and rather close to ground, wide but straight fore and aft. Feet hard and close, rather more hare than cat-feet, well knuckled up with good strong claws.
Long, fine, and tapering with a slight upward curve.
Scale of Points
General symmetry and quality 10
Head and neck 20
Chest and shoulders 20
Legs and feet 20