A lovel way to end the year with Lancelot winning BOB under Tony Beebe and then going group4 in a large gundog group under Kathy Gorman. Thanks to both judges.

Tyke and Dyllan were shown at Colchester as Emily Gain was judging cockers. Both enjoyed their day out and came home with red rosettes!


What a lovely month, Layla passed her good citizen Beonze and Lancelot went BIS Home Counites Cocker under breed judge Paula Whitham [Arrifana]


WOW! What a way to end the month with Lancelot winning open dog and Layla open bitch at the East Anglian Cocker Club. I was delighted too when Lancelot (Molkara Crystal Knight at Brimbeck) went further and was declared RBIS with his friend Derek (Molkara Magician) going BIS. Thanks to our judge Michele Lockwood for her placings and her cheerful manner whilst judging.

Photo Michele Lockwood

Layla went BOB and gp3 under judge Micheal Blay at the Newmarket and District Open Show

Lancelot had a trip out to Sheringham Open show and went BOB under Lyn Hunter, many thanks to the judge.


A lovely end to August as Layla wins BOB and gp3 at Suffolk Kennel thanks to judges Mr Stephen Bardwell (Stewell) and group judge Mrs Linda Saich (Lindcoly)

At Bournemouth Emily and Lancelot qualified for the YKC stakes final at Crufts thanks to judge Mr J Walton-Haddon  and Layla was awarded 2nd in a very strong PG cocker class under Andrew Jones

Photo: Shel Cowles

Layla was shown at the East Anglian Ladies Kennel show where she was awarded RBOB to her half brother Molkara Magician thanks to judge Annette Baker (Annahonn). This meant she was able to win PG AV Gundog and was awarded Best AV Gundog under judge Mr Alastair M Scott (Largymore)


Layla won Best in match at the Coclchester Canine society match night.


Layla had a lovely show at Windsor coming 3rd in PG her first PG class and coming VHC in with the big girls in Open stakes, thanks to judges Sue Cox and Stakes judge Mr J Horswell


At a very sunny Bath Champ Show Lancelot won the limit class and he and Emily were placed 3rd in the YKC stakes. The highlight of the day was seeing Layla qualify for Crufts with her second place in the Yearling class.

Lancelot (Molkara Crystal Knight at Brimbeck Sh CM) photo:Shel Cowles

May Layla won PG Gundog under Daniela Tranquada

easy winner. Really lovely black Cocker Spaniel, so pretty,  balanced & together. In good coat, moved co-ordinately. Steady & well  handled.


Layla went to her first match night and Won best adult and Best in Match.

Layla had a lovely BOB and group 4 win at the Norfolk and Norwich Show. Many thanks to breed judge Ben Rackett (Solencia) and group judge Mrs K Stirk (Grakar)



Crufts 2012

We are delighted that Lancelot was 3rd in his class in his class at Crufts. Thanks to judge Alan Curry

Photo by Juan Luis Lopez

Layla’s turn to be shown today  she won the PG class and was awarded BOB at Kent County, well done Emily, Kim and the lovely Layla! Thanks to today’s judge Jane Graham.


At the North Midlands and Eastern Counties Champ Show, Lancelot won the PG class and was shortlisted for the DCC. Thanks to judge Lin Parker.

We are delighted to anounce that Lancelot (Lotty to his nearest and dearest) has won his first CC at the Home Counties Cocker Champs Show under judge Elaine Thomas, Lotty won the PG class and was awarded the DCC. Many thanks to today’s judge.

Photo Shel Cowles
Photo Shel Cowles

Some of the cards and keepsakes sent by friends, we are grateful for each and every one of them.