Sunday, July 29, 2012


GCH CH Casablanca’s Thrilling Seduction  
(Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin) 

One of the most beloved dogs of recent years has just picked up one of the most coveted titles in our sport.  The Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Casablanca’s Thrilling Seduction, picked up his 118th career all breed Best In Show at today’s Marion Ohio Kennel Club show, Making him the top winning Sporting Dog in AKC history.  The previous record of 117 was set in 2009 by the Pointer, CH Cookieland Seasyde Hollyberry.  

CH Goldsands Columbus 

On hand to watch judge Donna Buxton make the historic award were the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Jaren s Ready Set Don t Go At R-N-B, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Kenro’s Witching Hour, the Russell Terrier, CH Goldsands Columbus (the RBIS), the Pug, GCH CH Hill Country’s Tag I’m It, the French Bulldog, Lionheart’s Magic Man, and the Pyrenean Shepherd, GCH CH La Brise Sun Bear.  

The record comes just a week after Beckham’s third consecutive Best In Specialty Show at the American Spaniel Club’s 2012 National Specialty.  It was the 27th BIS of 2012 for 2011's Number One Dog All Breeds.  Congratulations to Team Beckham, breeder/owner Linda Moore, owners Bruce Vandeman, Carolee Douglas, & Mary Walker, and handlers Michael & Linda Pitts. 


  1. Love! Love! Love! this dog and his happy personality! All those involved with him have done an outstanding job of bringing out his natural qualities.

  2. Way To Go Team Beckham!!! I just love you!!!

  3. Congratulations! Well done.