A Golden surprise  awaited Novice exhibitor  Darren Lowe on his first visit to  our open show at Wendover. Darren's lovely Broken cap Gold hen was judged Best Gold, best Novice & Best Lizard in show and therefore chalking up the first ever win by a Novice exhibitor at the Southern Lizard Canary Club open show. In addition, Darren Westley kept the novice flag flying high taking second best Novice & third best Lizard in show with a tight feathered broken cap Silver hen. Darren Westley also stageed 5th best Lizard with a non cap Gold hen. Ensuring that the Novices didn't have it all thier own way  a rich coloured clear cap Gold cock from Joe Coakley took best Champion Lizard & second best in show. It was pleasing to see that SLCC founder member David Allen had success with his Non Cap Gold Cock, being awarded 2nd best champion, Best Non cap and 4th Best in show.

Full results are as follows :

Best Champion  J Coakley  Clear Cap Gold Cock

2nd Best Champion D Allen  Non Cap Gold Cock

3rd Best Champion  C Jordan  Broken Cap Silver Cock

Best Novice ( Best Lizard)  D Lowe ( Wardle & Lowe) Broken Cap Gold Hen

2nd  Best Novice D Westley Broken Cap Silver Hen

3rd Best Novice D Westley Non Cap Gold Hen

Best Lizard D Lowe (Wardle & Lowe)

2nd Best Lizard J Coakley

3rd Best Lizard D Westley

4th Best Lizard D Allen

5th Best Lizard D Westley