Some of the critiques Millie has received from judges:-

South Wales Kennel Association Championship Show 2013 

 Judge: Alan Hoskins

2nd Veteran Bitch - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon, attractive bitch, barrelled ribs, good type and substance, happy mover. 

 

Richmond Championship Show - 8th September 2013

Judge: Lorraine Palmer (Robraine) 

 1st Veteran Bitch - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon, the coat and condition of this lovely black bitch belies her years. She is square in shape, possessor of a lovely head & a sound & happy mover.

2nd Open Bitch - Parkes's Kasordon Kopper Kapers at Astrabrook  (handled by W Grist) mature golden bitch of good type. Nicely headed, square shape, short coupled, smart sound mover. (this is Millies daughter!)

  London Cocker Spaniel  - Breed Open Show - July 27th 2013

 
Judge: Anders Carlsson (Vitahotellet)
 
2nd Veteran - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon, squarely built bitch, short back, cobby body, lovely coat, moved well.
 

West of England Cocker Club - Breed Open Show - October 2010

Judge: Tracey Herd (Quintavia)

2ndOpen Bitch - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon, pretty bitch who presented a good outline, good legs and feet, well placed shoulders, short body, moved happily.

 Gillingham & Shaftesbury - Open Show - 18thAugust 2010

Judge: Karen M Marsh (Kilnrae)

1stOpen - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon, solid black bitch, good definition in head, lovely dark eyes with intelligent expression, correct angulation and size, plenty of bone & substance without losing femininity, excellent strong driving movement won the class. BOB & G2 (Best of Breed Awarded & Gundog Group 2)

Note: At this show, Millies daugher - Kasordon Firecracker - won Best Puppy In Breed & went on to take PG3, Gundog Puppy Group 3.

We did the double!

 Gillingham & Shaftesbury - Open Show - 19thAugust 2009

Judge: Judith Rodda

1stOpen - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon,black, extremely feminine bitch in tip-top condition, lovely head and eye, low set ears, neck & shoulder fits smoothly, good rear angulation, weight just right, lovely tight feet & shortest of hocks, moved well. BOB (Best of Breed Awarded)

 Hampshire & Sussex Cocker Club - Breed Open Show - 9thAugust 2009

Judge: Fred Hawkins (Grovern)

2ndOpen Solid Colour - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon, well constructed black bitch, moved well.

 

Southern Counties Championship Show - 5thJune 2009

Judge: John Irwin

2ndOpen Bitch - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon. Possessing a good head, with dark eye and low set ears, this nicely presented black also has lovely tight feet and good quarters. Moved with drive.

 

West of England Cocker Club - Breed Open Show - 11thOctober 2008

Judge: Peter Pavey

1stOpen Solid Colour - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon, black bitch with appealing head and eye, well laid shoulders, big ribs & strong quarters, moved well.

 

West of England Cocker Club - Breed Open Show - 7thJune 2008

Judge: Helen MacDonald (Moonwood)

2ndGraduate - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon, sweet black bitch, went happily but not the furnishings of 1.

 

Marlborough Canine Society - Open Show - 5thMay 2008

Judge: Chris Pritchard (Powerscourt)

2ndOpen Bitch - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon 22 month old black bitch. Beautiful head and expression. Moderate neck leading in to well placed shoulders, good return of upper forearm. Deep forechest and body, ample spring of rib, slightly longer in loin, good tail set. Moved well and soundly.

 

Camberley Canine Society - Open Show - 20thApril 2008

Judge: Roly Cross

1stYearling - Grist's Catlor Midnight Maiden at Kasordon, very nice young bitch, lovely head, good reach of neck, first class front & nicely coupled, moved well, one who must have a good future.

 
 
West of England Cocker Club - Breed Championship Show
14th October 2007 
 
Judge: Ken Mcfarlane (Maxway)
 
2nd Open Solid Colour - Grists' Catlor Midnight Maiden, good coated black, correct head and expression, sound.
 
 
 
Westbury Canine - Open Show - 16th September 2007
Judge: Terry Munro
 
1st Junior - Grists' Catlor Midnight Maiden, up to size black bitch, lovely head shape, square muzzle, held her topline, nicely bodied, well furnished, moved out well.
 
 
 
Marlborough Canine - Open Show - 7th May 2007
 
 Judge: Chris Jury
 
1st Junior - Grists' Catlor Midnight Maiden, sweet black of 9 months, well bodied with pretty head & lovely expression, good topline & backend, very nicely presented, needs to settle in movement but has time on her side. BP