Kennel Club Breeders Competition 2019.
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Cukoton Coton de Tulears decided to have a go at the Kennel Club Breeders Competition 2019.
Cukoton were the first Coton de Tulear breeders to ever reach the Crufts Breeders Competition final and this waas in 2020
This competition comprises of breeders of all breeds: Toy, Utility, Hound, Working, Pastoral, Gundog, and Terrier.
There must be 3-4 dogs all bred by the same breeder. Each dog has their own handler. The dogs should look of similar type and size allowing dogs to be slightly bigger than the bitches. The team must walk in unison and stand in a show stance. Points are awarded for 1st - 4th place at Championship Shows ONLY.
Teams must acheived at least 50 points to qualify for the Crufts, however there is ONLY 40 places available in the final, so breeders with the most points will be the ones to qualify for the Crufts grand final.
Cukotons breeders team this year featured: Cukoton Sky's the Limit handled by Miss Alison Walker, Cukoton White Magic Jinx owned and handled by Mr Jim Murdoch and Cukoton Bewitched owned and handled by Mr Stephen Scott,
Here are the results for Team Cukoton
2nd - UK Toy / 4th - WELKS / 5th - The National / 3rd - Scottish KC / 5th - Three Counties / 4th - Border Union / 3rd -Blackpool /4th - East of England / 5th - Welsh KC / 3rd - Scottish KC / 1st - Darlington / 3rd Driffield
Team Cukoton achieved 100 POINTS and were joint 32nd overall in the Breeders Competition leaders table. A tremendous achievement.
Team Cukoton is currently 22nd in the breeders competition 2020, final due to be heald at Crufts 2021. However due to COVID-19 all shows are currently cancelled and the competition is on hold