• Show Date: 03/07/2022
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Andrew Scourfield Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Windsor Dog Show Society

Breed: Spaniel (Cocker)

Windsor Championship Show 2022. Judge Andy Scourfield

Thanks to all the exhibitors for a super entry which I enjoyed judging . I am encouraged by the state of the breed, not only in the higher classes but also in the puppy and junior classes. Quality was generally high, and in some classes I really was splitting hairs between placings. Three incorrect mouths, but not horrendously so, just the odd tooth or two out of alignment. Good movement prevailed although some dogs did not move with much enthusiasm, maybe due to the hot weather, but I was struck by the number of exhibitors who do not talk to their dogs an encourage them on the move. Remember this is supposed to be the MERRY cocker. A few exhibits had a bit of extra length to them – the breed standard calls for a compact dog with an ever wagging tail, showing the bustling cocker action. My main winners all had these qualities -most essential in this breed.

BEST OF BREED : 6972 AMOS-JONES, Miss S Sh Ch Veratey Vincenzo At Cassom JW

Dog CC : 6972 AMOS-JONES, Miss S Sh Ch Veratey Vincenzo At Cassom JW

Res Dog CC : 7077 WILLIAMS, Mr & Mrs R & S L Wilmerella Outlander

Bitch CC : 7011 HILLIER, Mr I & HILLIER, Mrs Susan Sh Ch Coedcernyw Calendar Girl JW

Res Bitch CC : 7032 MITCHELL, Mrs J E Glowhill Chiquitita

Best Puppy : 7032 MITCHELL, Mrs J E Glowhill Chiquitita

Best Veteran : 6972 AMOS-JONES, Miss S Sh Ch Veratey Vincenzo At Cassom JW

Class 2319 VD/B (5 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 6972 AMOS-JONES, Miss S Sh Ch Veratey Vincenzo At Cassom JW. Not a lot to write about this dog that has not been written before. Well known blue . Best of heads, with a soft, typical expression. Good neck flowing into excellent shoulders, balanced body proportions with good angles front and rear. Well muscled and coat in beautiful condition. On the move he is happy and positive, with perfect footfall, maintaining a correct cocker top line. Delighted to eventually award him Dog CC, Best Veteran and BOB and later to see him win Gundog Group 3 and Veteran Group 3

2nd: 6982 BAVIN, Mr David & BAVIN, Mrs June & AUSTIN, Miss C Rojoys Chase the Dream. Blue with good head and expression , short cobby body, good front assembly and well angulated rear. Correct tail set, and moved well. Looking good for his 7 years.

3rd: 7001 DANIELS, Mrs A & Mr J Starbourne Gazania

Class 2320 MPD (5 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 6983 BAYLISS, Mrs & Mr D & A Shirepark Sir Francis Drake By Wilanorah. Really liked this young 7 months blue, head developing nicely, good neck and shoulders, short cobby body, plenty of coat , not quite ready yet for pulling. Good front, Very happy on the move striding out well and showing excellent drive from his well angulated rear. Apply crappy – his tail never stopped

2nd: 7060 THOMAS, Mrs Gillian Barbara Bruxly Harvest Moon. Orange roan, with a good head and expression , good neck and shoulders, ribs developing nicely and good short loin.

3rd: 7066 WARRINGTON, Mrs Sue Eileen Zakova Mr Magique

Class 2321 PD (5 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 7050 SHERIDAN, Mrs J Oktumi Mischief Maker, blue good head and eye, lovely neck, with good flow into his well placed shoulders. Lovely ribbing and good topline maintained whilst moving. Beautifully presented an well handled. Moved well. Best puppy dog.

2nd: 7037 PRETTY, Miss J J Joaldy Stay, another good one unlucky to meet 1, not as finished as winner, but has a good head and expression, nice neck and good body proportions. Moved well.

3rd: 7065 WARRINGTON, Mrs Sue Eileen Kenwad Cocoa at Zakova

Class 2322 JD (6 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 7077 WILLIAMS, Mr & Mrs R & S L Wilmerella Outlander Well deserved Res CC for this boy who has all the essentials. Good head and expression, correct length of neck, ,excellent front assembly and perfect top line. Good return to his upper arm with good amount of forechest, well ribbed topline perfect and moves happily with reach and drive using his tail well . Shown in good trim with good muscle tone .

2nd: 6980 BARNES, ms Dawn Marie Challowdown Smoking hot. Quality Orange roan , with good head proportions, correct neck ,well sprung ribs with short loin. Good legs an feet and moved soundly.

3rd: 6976 APERS, MRS Melissa Aster Bear U Believe In Me

Class 2323 YD (5 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 7022 LEWIS, Mrs T A Penmartan Bright Knight. Lovely black and white displaying good cocker type , masculine head with good expression , good front assembly with smooth well placed shoulders . Well sprung ribs, Good top line . Moved out well with good reach and drive.

2nd: 6998 CRAIG, Mr D Alisma Austyn Blue good head and eye, well made throughout, with short cobby construction, well balanced throughout, moved stylishly maintaining his topline standing and moving

3rd: 7012 HOLLAND, Mr Stephen Crimicar Indigo Magic to Holchancer

Class 2324 PGD (12 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 7044 SAUNDERS, Mrs S Carmelfair Corocenzo at Oxfordogs Blue, good head well proportioned body with nice ribbing and short loin , good topline. Good feet. Good bustling movement using his tail at all times .

2nd: 7003 DRIVER, Mrs Debbie Lynne & DRIVER, Mr Garry Annilann Mister Spangles At Beckaby JW Excellent head and expression, good neck and front construction , nice ribs and good rear, slightly longer in loin than 1, Moved out well with good reach and drive.

3rd: 7009 GRIST, Mrs W Kasordon Firestarter

Class 2325 LD (12 Entries) Abs: 1

1st: 6992 BRENNAN, Mrs Kerry COVENANT CELTIC PRINCE OF KERRIJOY. Black dog with lots to like, good head, correct moderate neck big ribs and short loin, good body proportions, moved well . Shortlisted for the dog CC

2nd: 7026 LOWERY, Mr Robert & LOWERY, Mrs Yvonne Amaroanne Apollo JW. Blue with good bone and substance, head with good soft expression , no throatiness, good body proportions an moved well with good top line.

3rd: 7063 WARRINGTON, Mrs Sue Eileen Zakova Sunburst


Class 2326 OD (6 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 7027 LOWERY, Mr Robert & LOWERY, Mrs Yvonne Amaroanne Theos JW Have judged this dog before as a puppy and liked him then. He has developed well since then and has the best of heads, with typical soft cocker expression, good moderate neck , short coupled with well sprung ribs, good bone and substance, and moves stylishly. Shortlisted in my final 4 for the CC

2nd: 7070 WHITEHEAD, Miss Pat Casanova Of La Vie Magnifique (imp Hun). O/w Good head , short coupled with well sprung ribs, good width and depth to chest, lovely feet and presented in top form Moved out stylishly.



VHC: 6984 BEDDOWS, Ms Lee Uxendel Rather Dashing

Class 2327 GCD/B (6 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 7067 WEST, Mrs C A Sheigra Simply A Star JW. Black of excellent type, lovely head and expression good front assembly, nice ribs with short loin , good top line moved out well .

2nd: 7014 HUTTON-BABER, Mr Damien & HUTTON-BABER, Mr James Esqueen (FCI) Following Star at Babtonkelpie (Imp. nice type of blue with correct head, short and cobby , decent top line and moved positively .

3rd: 7012 HOLLAND, Mr Stephen Crimicar Indigo Magic to Holchancer

Class 2328 MPB (9 Entries) Abs: 1. A large class of quality exhibits. .

1st: 7071 WHITEHEAD, Miss Pat Ryallcourt Stitch In Time Very promising light blue bitch , lovely head of correct proportion’s, clean in back skull and good depth of muzzle . Strong moderate neck and well laid back in shoulder. Good well sprung ribs and a short loin. Moves well with good reach whilst maintaining her top line. Really liked her .

2nd: 7073 WHITING, Miss S J Annilann Miss Scary Poppins. Another lovely puppy, with a soft typical expression, body properties are well balanced, well up on leg which promotes good movement . I agonized between 1 and 2 and my eventual decision involved splitting hairs. and am sure these 2 will change places time and again at future shows .

3rd: 6999 CRAIG, Mr D Alisma Aloonah

Class 2329 PB (6 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 7032 MITCHELL, Mrs J E Glowhill Chiquitita. Caught my eye as soon as she entered the ring . Beautifully balanced body, with a v feminine head and beautiful expression . Excellent front assembly with good forechest well sprung ribs and short loin . She stands on good feet and has nice substance and bone. On the move she retains her top line , moves well with good reach and drive. Delighted to award her Best Puppy and also the Res CC

2nd: 7017 KETTLE, Miss Sue & KETTLE, Miss Annie Laurellakes Sweet Dream At Lujesa Liked this black girl v much as well, Good head and eye, and correct neck flowing nicely into well laid shoulders. Short cobby body . Good top line . Moved out nicely, well presented and handled .

3rd: 7024 LEWIS, Mrs T A Haradwater Vanity Fair at Penmartan (Imp Prt)

Class 2330 JB (14 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 7031 MITCHELL, Mrs J E Glowhill Sweet Magnolia. Heading this quality class was this lovely light blue,. nice head, excellent neck and shoulders , balanced body and good topline . Moved really well .

2nd: 6990 BLACKLEY, Ms Cheryl & SALERO, Mr Ian Wightroche The Bee. Compact bodied black with good head and typical soft expression. Well sprung ribs and good deep chest which also has some width to it. Good top line/. Not quite as animated on the move as 1 but nonetheless moved soundly.

3rd: 7062 WARD, Mrs B M Wensum Dancing in the Dark

Class 2331 YB (7 Entries) Abs: 1

1st: 6973 AMOS-JONES, Miss S Cassom Merrilegs. Have admired this bitch from the ringside in the past. She has a good head and is well constructed, she moves out stylishly with correct reach and drive. Her topline is good both on the move and when stacked. At the moment she is a little out of coat and therefore lacked the finish for top honors today.

2nd: 7055 SMALL, Mrs Roberta & SMALL, Mr Nigel Albertean Yuzana. O/w typical head with good feminine expression . In tip top condition and well presented . Good ribs and well balanced throughout. Moved well .

3rd: 6994 BROTHWELL, Miss M & BROTHWELL, Miss M Wissant dear darlin

Class 2332 PGB (10 Entries) Abs: 1

1st: 7016 KENGYELICS, Mrs J Hebdene Haute Couture. Lovely black of classic type, soft expression, good neck and shoulders and good forehand, correct moderate neck, short and cobby in body ,with good topline. Moved well In good coat which is well presented.

2nd: 6997 CRAIG, Mr D Alisma Alwena. Very well constructed blue , short and cobby and a good headpiece. Compact well ribbed body , moved well , not quite the coat of 1 .


Class 2333 LB (12 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 7064 WARRINGTON, Mrs Sue Eileen Zakova Miss Scarlet. This gold of quality headed this class. A little old fashioned in type ( not a bad thing) but so well made. With a good head , and expression with good deep muzzle and no throatiness. Excellent neck and shoulders and short well sprung ribs. Short loin and goo topline. Plenty of bone and good feet. Good positive movement. .

2nd: 7015 KENGYELICS, Mrs J Hebdene Harbour Nights. Black well constructed throughout with a good head, correct neck and shoulders and good top line. Splitting hairs here between 1 and 2 .

3rd: 7004 DRIVER, Mrs Debbie Lynne & DRIVER, Mr Garry. Annilann Mister Spangles at Beckaby


Class 2334 OB (5 Entries) Abs: 0 A super class with 3 champion bitches in the first three places .

1st: 7011 HILLIER, Mr I & HILLIER, Mrs Susan Sh Ch Coedcernyw Calendar Girl JW. I judged this gold bitch as a puppy and gave her a puppy group placement when she was about 6 months old - I loved her then and I love her now. She personifies true cocker type, best of heads with a soft gentle expression, short cobby body and a good top line. Correct moderate neck, well sprung ribs and short loin, Good angles that correspond front and rear giving her excellent movement with good reach an drive. Presented in just the right amount of coat to show off her body lines. Well muscled She is a real show girl , striding out and using her tail well as she moves with true cocker bustling movement. CC

2nd: 7075 WILLIAMS, Mr & Mrs R & S L Sh Ch Amaroanne Athena at Wilmerella Ir J Ch. A lovely blue of excellent proportions, feminine all through she is well constructed and moves well with real style. Great body and legs and proper show dog temperament .

3rd: 7072 WHITING, Miss S J Sh Ch Annilann Miss Zing JW.