babies came together to celebrate winning places in this year's Examiner Baby of the Year competition.
Back then, the curlyhaired 18-month-old, who was born in Southport, was Merseyside's bonniest
baby and was presented with a special plate decorated with her own picture.
But even before becoming famous, recognition came early as she was crowned Boots' bonniest
Yet despite all-too-brief liaisons, jockeys do get attached and Very Promising was one of the bonniest
horses I've ever had anything to do with.
Our judging panel then had the tough task of choosing the bonniest
babies out of the top 10 most popular entrants in each category, as well as picking an overall winner.
Three little words made it the sweetest of visits to the first leg of yet another cracking three-day extravaganza at one of the bonniest
tracks in Britain.
Leah's mum Claire Henry, 21, of Meadow View Road, said: "People are always talking about her on the estate and say she's one of the bonniest
Ian is a top bloke but not the bonniest
Since we launched our competition to find Britain's bonniest
babies, we've been swamped with photographs.
She entered to be crowned Tyneside's bonniest
lass after her then-husband William Macfarlane submitted a snap of her when she was just 25.
Results were: Dog in Best Condition Rebecca Whittaker Young at Heart Lily Percival Dandiest Dog Wendy Roberts Best RSPCA rescued Dog Janet Rice K9 Fashion Icon Sally Cocking Best Dog on the RSPCA Elderly Animal Rehoming Scheme Pauline Crompton Big Friendly Giant C Shearn Celebrity Dog Look a Like Joe Gallagher My Best Friend Lee Hughes Glossy and Glowing Megan Davis Best Six Legs Dale Stewart Child's Best Friend - handler over 8 yrs old Alison Moor Puppy Love Sophie Norcliffe Bonniest
Bitch Jake Walton Best Rescued Dog Julie Hepworth Waggiest Tail Suzanne Hollas Best Junior Handler aged 9-16 Anne Clark Small is Beautiful Max Dawes Matched Pair Sue Blackwell
Voting lines to select the bonniest
babies will open today at 11am until midnight on Sunday November 1.