Okay, that's a slight misquote of a Willie Nelson song, although it sure fits here. And in this case it could be viewed as a "happy little accident". Or... it could be seen as the equivalent of your favorite daughter coming home at 4 a.m. on the back of a Harley Davidson rat bike. So much of life is all in how you look at it.
The combining of these two breeds distinctly different traits has produced what is sure to be the beginning of a long line of show dogs that will be much in demand.
The Bloodhounds best known trait is his ability to smell good. That ability is, of course, a bit off set by the fact that he also doesn't smell good. (Known to posess a bit of a "houndy" odor only intensified by his absolute refusal to be bathed by any means other than force.)
A bloodhound must not be allowed to roam freely. When he picks up an interesting scent, he will pursue and track it over a distance of several counties. When he's working, nothing else matters. (You can see the results here.)
The Cocker Spaniel, however, has long captured hearts with it's beauty, a demure disposition, and long history as a much sought after companion and family pet.