Sport: Cocker

There are 3OO-odd dog shows held in the U. S. each year. Largest—even larger than England's famed Cruft's—is the open-air Morris & Essex show, staged each spring on the New Jersey estate of Mrs. M. Hartley Dodge. But the oldest and the most important is the midwinter West minster Kennel Club show, whose rosettes for 64 years have been tantamount to national championships.

Last week, when the Westminster was staged at Manhattan's Madison Square Garden, there was a turnout of 2,738 dogs (89 breeds), including many refugees from England (see p. 27). One, a...

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