Marquell Mystique

Devon and Cornwalls Cocker Puppy of the Year 2010/11


** April 2012 - Scroll down for showing news 2012 **

Marquell Mystique



Nulea Over The Moon JW  x Marquell Miss Marple JW

Bred by Mark Boswell

Lois joined the gang in February and has definately 'made herself at home!'

She made her showing debut at Bath Championship show on 29.05.10, but unfortunately went unplaced in a large, quality minor puppy bitch class.

Taunton DCS

Judge: Gill Pearce-Gudger (Pearkim)

Cocker Puppy - 4th place



Royal Cornwall Show

Cocker Junior - 2nd and BPIB



Heavitree Hospital Fun Dog Show

1st in AV Pedigree puppy and Best in Show!

Exeter and County Canine Society

Judge: Lucy Reader (Kaniboo)

Cocker Puppy - 1st and BPIB

Group judge: Colin Woodward (Wadeson)


Windsor Championship Show

Judge: Mr Andrew Pretty

Shortlisted down to final 10 from 19 in a quality MPB class


Tonglwynais DCS

  BPIB and PG2!


Liskeard Premier Open Show

Today our breed judge was Mr Bill Bunce, he awarded Lois BPIB.

Lois also got a nice 6th in the Puppy stakes


Stithians Agricultural Show

BPIB and PG3


Evesham DCS

Judge: Glenda Johnson (Oakmeadows)

Lois 5th in puppy



The Cocker Spaniel Club Ch Sh

Judge: Miss J Darby (Classicway)

Lois shortlisted in a huge MPB class


Dorset County

Judge: Mrs R Barney

2nd - Cocker Spaniel Puppy


Summer Showing News

Lois has been awarded BP at most of the shows she has attended including Minehead, Totnes (also group 4), Plymouth (Also group 3), Cambourne Redruth (Group 4) and Exeter Limit (Group 3)

She qualified for Crufts at 8 months old at Paignton Champ Show under breed specialist Wilma Reid (Shanaz) where she was placed 3rd in MPB.

At Bournemouth Championship show she was awarded VHC in a huge puppy stakes class and she was VHC again at Richmond Champ Show in Puppy Bitch.


Cornwall Gundog and Okehampton DCS

Lois was awarded BPIB at both shows held consecutively on the weekend of 25th September.


Tavistock DCS

BPIB under breed judge Miss Macpherson


Liskeard DCS

BPIB and PG2


Poole Canine Club

Lois was awarded a respectable 2nd place in puppy under judge Claire Prangle


Midland Counties Ch.Sh

Out of 18 present in puppy bitch. Lois was shortlisted down to 9 but went unplaced unfortunately under judge Liz Cartledge.

Newton Abbott and South Devon CS held their Wiveliscombe qualifier in November and Lois was awarded Reserve Best Puppy in Match


Romsey DCS

3rd in Cocker Puppy under judge Mick Bond (Olibond)


Torquay DCS

2nd in a strong Special Yearling Class

Devon and Cornwall DCS (20.11.10)

Dogs judged by Mr John Gillespie (Lochranza)

Bitches judged by Mrs Ellen Harman (Ellgars)

Lois - 2nd in AOC Pupppy and 2nd in AC Puppy

Bristol Dog Club (20.12.10)

Breed judge: Debbie Stansbury

Again due to severe weather our judge was a last minute change

2nd in Yearling

Weston Super Mare DCS (30.12.10)

Breed judge: Mr S Wilburg (Kanix)

Lois 1st in junior

Taunton DCS (2.1.11)

Breed judge: David Alcorn

Lois 1st in junior

Yeovil DCS - 15th Jan

Breed Judge: Mr Peter Pavey

Lois 2nd - Cocker junior

Exeter County Canine Society - 22nd Jan

Breed judge: Mrs Venturi-Rose

Lois 4th Cocker Junior

5.03.11 - South Wales and Mon Ch Sh

Today we only entered Grace in Veteran and Lois in Junior and Yearling. The judge for the day was Mrs Linda Crowley (Ashalon)

Sadly Lois went unplaced in tough competition.


CRUFTS - 10.03.11

Lois was in a really big, strong junior bitch class and despite putting out a great performance, went unplaced, but had done really well to get to Crufts in the first place!




27.03.11 - Bridgwater DCS

 There were only 3 classes on offer for the breed today, all of which were very well supported with 7 and 8 dogs per class. Lois was in graduate and won the class. She was declared RBOB to Ian Hilliers Open Bitch winner whom Lois gave way to on maturity.

2.4.11 - Exonian DCS

Our judge today was Miss Lauren Vincent (Rosslake). Lois won Junior

3.4.11 - St Agnes DCS

Lois 1st in Junior

10.4.11 - Bodmin DCS

Lois won Junior but unfortunately was beaten for BOB by Chris and Juliet Tretheways golden bitch Penbuff Star Dancer

16.4.11 - South West Gundog

Martin Sanders judged the breed today and awarded BOB to Mike Masters who later went on to win BIS.

Lois 2nd in junior bitch

17.04.11 - St Austell DCS

Today Penny Gowland (Remington) judged the gundog group.

Lois 3rd in graduate


Devon and Cornwall Cocker

Judge: Davis Bowers (Tudormist)

1st in Debutante

4th in Not bred by exhibitor

Lois was officially declared Devon and Cornwall Cocker Puppy of the Year 2010/11



Minehead DCS

Judge: Ian Sparham (Chianja)

Lois 3rd Graduate

Dorset County

Judge: Mr R Sadler

Lois 1st Yearling

North Devon

Judge: Fiona Watson (Durandabell)

Lois 2nd Graduate

Paignton Ch Sh

Judge: Michelle Meredith

Lois unplaced in a large yearling class

National Gundog Ch Sh

Judge: Mrs J Craig (Alisma)

Lois unplaced in a large yearling class



April 2012

Lois has started to come into her own this year and has bagged herself a couple of nice BOB's at Plymouth DCS and Exonian DCS where she was also group 4.