• Show Date: 23/04/2023
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judged by: Fiona Stapley Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 15/11/2023

Sunderland & District Canine Society

Sunderland & District Canine Society premier open show 23 April 2023

Thanks to the committee for allowing me the pleasure of judging the cocker spaniels, thanks also to the competitors who had to contend with the long wet grass and uneven ground who all dealt with it in good spirit.

Cocker Spaniel Puppy (2 -1)

1, Bacons' Timbric Doris Day

Blue roan bitch with lovely expressive dark eyes set in clean head. Compact body and well balanced appearance, good front assembly maturing nicely with deep brisket and good spring of rib. Lovely level topline and angulation, moved well with purpose and drive. BP

Cocker Spaniel Junior (3 -1)

1, Coxs' Kimpara Kune Kinch

Blue roan bitch 17 months with good tight dark eyes set in a feminine head. Moderate neck and level topline, well balanced appearance with nice developed chest and ribs. Balanced angulation front and rear allowing for through drive with a true merry nature.

Cocker Spaniel Post Graduate (3 - 3)

1, Barber-Bells' Kalispell Couer de Lion

Blue roan dog, lovely balanced head with dark eyes, well set ears and strong neck. Nicely constructed, straight front with good bone. Sturdy, good depth of chest, wide level topline. Good front and rear angulation leading to strong movement and impressive drive. BOB

Pleased to see him win the gundog group.

2, Proudlers' Kimpara kocka kaia

Liver roan bitch nice head with soft expressive eyes, moderate neck, chest well filled and straight front legs, nice tidy tight feet. Good outline with firm topline, slightly longer in the loin. Well muscled hind quarters and moved happily with a merry bustling action covering the ground well.

3, Fairhursts' Bitcon Kind among valefell

Cocker Spaniel Open (2 -1)

1, Proudlers' Kimapa kinda krazee

Blue roan bitch with feminine balanced head and well set ears. Lovely coat and condition, good front and rear angulation with ample ribs and substance. Level topline and lovely through action with a merry nature and ever wagging tail.


Fiona Stapley