Congratulations to all the breeders, owners, handlers and exhibitors who participated in the 2023 Cocker Spaniel National Specialty!

This year’s Best of Breed winner was Parti-Color GCHS Topaz n Begay’s He’s My Dreamboat TKN. Bred and owned by Gay Ernst and Debi Rudman-Lambert, and handled by Heidi Armour. It’s hard to believe it has been 52 years since CH Begay’s Tan Man won Best in Show at the ASC National – and now Gay Ernest has done it again!

Best of Opposite to Best of Breed was ASCOB bitch Justice N Soundview Goddess of Fire, bred by Debra Allen and owned by Judith and Eric Webb.

Best of Breed Owner Handled was Parti-Color Crestrail’s Girl You Look Famous Bred and owned by Eilene White.

Best Bred-By Exhibitor in Show was Parti-Color Normandy Silhouette In a Perfect World, bred and owned by Regina Beinhauer and Linda Pitts. This lovely dog was also Best of Winners in his variety and Best in Futurity.

Best Veteran in Show was Black GCH Mardi Gras Black Tie Affair RAE MX MXS MXJ MJS OF T2B CGC TKN ATT, bred and owned by Rosemary Logrie.

Best Puppy in show was Micadee’s Black to Reality, bred and owned by Dee Torgerson-Rismyhr. This promising young boy was also Best of Winners in the Black variety.

Best Stud Dog in Show was ASCOB GCHG Dreamflight Samamari Holding Out For a Hero. Bred and Owned by Teri Flores and Stephanie Kaul.

Best Brood Bitch in Show was GCH Juole’s Jem’s Midnight Myst, bred by Judy Gabbard and owned by Jeannie Montanelli.

Best Brace in Show was Mask n TL’s the Way You Make Me Feel and Mask n TL’s You Light Up My Life, shown by Stacy Dobmeier.

The individual variety winners were:

Black – BV – CH Riverwood Little Black Dress
BOS – GCH Encore’s N Kazuyo Queen I’ll Do Anything
BW – Micadee’s Black to Reality
Select Dog – CH Mashell’s Formal Attire
Select Bitch – GCH Twilight’s This Girl is Smokin’ Hot

ASCOB – BV – Justice N Soundview Goddess of Fire
BOS – CH Soundview’s Pole Position
BW – Laurent’s Wedding Bell
Select Dog – CH Color Me Banker’s Choice
Select Bitch – CH Laurent’s Something Blue

Parti-Color – BV – GCHS Topaz N Begay’s He’s My Dreamboat TKN
BOS – GCHS Jasmine Camilla Lester
BW – Normandy Silhouette In a Perfect World
Select Dog – CH PBJ’s Classic Rock
Select Bitch – GCHB Laurent’s Fashion Show CGC

Best Junior was Brielle Marie Duprat!

Congratulations again to all!          

Diane Kepley
ASC President

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