Daania Sh CM
Daania qualified for Crufts on her first outing August 2007.
She has 13 Best puppy in breed awards from Open Shows with 6 puppy group placings.
Won Reserve best puppy in show at TWAT's Hound Show. At the same show won BOB and Hound group 4.
She has 20 BOB's but is regularly beaten by Poppy and Tia.
Daani went BPIS at a Companion Show and Reserve Best in Show at Houghton-le Spring Limit show 2008, judge Simone Berry.
She won first in Graduate at Southern Counties 2009 under Gloria Mitcham Geringer from USA.
She also has a Reserve Green Star and a Reserve CACIB. Clonmel 2008
Daani gained her Crufts qulification for 2010 at Driffield Champ Show under Judge Gerry Robertson.
Daani was BOB, Hound Group 4 and Puppy Group 2 at Tyne Wear and Tees Nov 2007
Daani was Best Puppy 2007 NOrthern Saluki Club.
Daan won the Special Beginner's trophy at Saluki and Gazelle Hound Show 2008.
Northern Saluki Open Show September 27th 2009 Judge Jill Chapman
Daani won Special Beginners Bitch, 2nd in Graduate Bitch, 3rd in Post Graduate Bitch
SGHC Champ Show Daani won Special Beginner's bitch, Judge Michael Williams wrote Cream with pretty head and pleasing expression. Lovely neck set and well laid back shoulders into a strong topline with good aarch over the loin. Nice underline withgood deep chest and nice tuck up. Would like a little more length of loin. However, balanced angulation and muscling between front and rear.
Won BOB at Tyne Wear and Tees Hound Association under judge Trevor Jepson in November 2009. Photo taken at show with Fernlark Nardini with Daandazi who was Best Pup.
At Houghton-le-Spring Limit Show on December 13th 2009 Daani was Best in Show
Fantabulous!! Under Judge David Robbins. '" 2 year old bitch with a lovely head, good reach of neck into a super topline, true front down to nice feet. Well balanced and moved and showed well.'
Daxlore Daaniaaania was born February 11th 2007 . Her sire was Daxlore Mirasma at Fernlark and her Dam was Daxlore Erada at Fernlark. She was one of 9 puppies. She is a light cream bitch. She was bred by Helen and David Graham.
One litter mate, Darshan lived in India, another Destiny is in the USA, while Diva and Darius live with Helen and David Graham, in France.
She loves to run, is a very prolific hole digger especially in the front lawn. 29 holes in one month!
Loves water and has a regular 'dip' each day in our very weedy natural pond. Pet name Dirtbag for obvious reasons.
Walking On Water January 2009 and Big Freeze 2010
January 2January 6th 2010
February 14th 2010, Jarrow and Hebburn Canine Society, Daani was BOB and Hound Group 2 under judge Ernie Hill (Tynecourt) He said
'A three year old bitch, feminine head, long lean neck onto well placed shoulders, nice front with good tight feet, well balanced body, strong hindquarters, moved well.'
Daania got 1st in Post Graduate at Crufts 2010 under judge Mr Spencer-Bolland, she was handled by Patrizio. She was in a class of 15.
He said,'Reminiscent of the old type of Daxlore going back to the 60's. Dark pigmentation, powerful foreface. Long reach of neck. Deep chest. Good spring of rib. Moderately cast. Sound strong topline. Gentle slope to croup. Moderate quarters. Extremely well presented . Moved well.'
Daani was second in the graduate class at Sunderland Dog Show in April 2010. Judge Mrs Sanghera.
Daani was 2nd in Graduate and 1st in Special Beginners Bitch at Northern Saluki Champ Show in April 2010. Judge Mrs Sue Raby-Williamson. She said, 'Another balanced bitch who looks up for the job. Nicely proportioned with fair forehand, gentle rise over the loin and moderate hindquarters. She was fairly sound on the move..'
Daani was 3rd in Post Graduate Bitch at Birmingham National on May 7th 2010, under Judge Roy Goodby.
At Saltburn and District Show Daani went BOB under judge Miss Battersby, then took the Hound Group under Mr P. Worsley.Handled by Luke Johnson
Daani was 3rd in PGB at Scottish Kennel Club show on May 23rd under judge Mrs SA Rawlings.
Daani was Best Of Breed at Tyne Wear and Tees , handled by Luke Johnson, under judge Jason Hunt, on May 29th 2010. He said,'What a pretty bitch, elegant head and a nice well arched neck. Lovely legs and feet, moved with great style.'
Hound Association of East Anglia 1st Post Graduate.
Saluki and Gazelle hound club open show 3rd PG, 3rd Special Beginners, 3rd Jonathan Horsewell Stakes Judge Frank Kane.
Daani was 2nd in PG AVNSC Hound at Border Union Show 2010. Judge Mrs M Purnell-Carpenter.
Luke was 2nd in huge KC JHC with Daani at Border Union Show The judge said, Another unassuming handler, whenever I looked at him his dog stood out and he melted into the background-just as it should be. Patterns were very good, very close decision here between first three handlers and another day could be different.' Claire Cooper
Daani was 2nd in PGB under Graham Hill at Blackpool Dog Show, he said, 'Mature cream 3 year old who has a sound typical look: a good honest exhibit having a very attractive head and expression. True parallel front , firm and well bodied with adaequate angulations front and rear. Moved freely with pleasing side gait.'
Daani was 1st with Luke at Blackpool dog show in KC JHC.
Daani won Best AV Hound at A1 Harrrogate show .
East of England Daani 1st in Graduate Judge Ken Allen, he said,' Cream, blanced head,expressive eyes, well muscled neck, pleasing topline, good front and rear angulation, strong quarters and satisfactory movement.'
Newton Aycliffe Canine Society July 18th Daani BOB Judge Ian Sexton said.
'A 3 year old white bitch showing a correct head, dark eye and well set ears, correct bite. Feminine and graceful with a good temperament, deep brisket, well ribbed back and correct length of loin. Nicely bent stifles and hocks low to the ground. She is sound and true and moved with purpose.'
Leeds Championship Show, 2010 Daani won PGB.Judge Brian Henry he said,'At 3 years old this cream has a lovely pleasing outline. Beautiful feminine head, flar skull, correct ear set. Best of feet and bone. MOvement very good in profile plus coming and going. Well presented and handled.'
York 1st August 2010 judge Andrew Sharp 1st in PG and 2nd in JH with Luke.
In Ireland, Daani gained two excellent gradings.2010
NSC Show 2nd in PG judge Peter Broadbent said,'Lots to like in head, neck, topline, deep chest, profile movement good.'
DARLINGTON DOG SHOW
Daani, handled by Luke won PG.Judge Avryl Davies said, Cream, lovely type, covers the ground well with good reach.'
Daxlore Daania won BOB at Chester-le-Street open Show 2010
Daxlore Daania won Bob at Spennymoor show 15th January Judge Alf Wood, then took Hound group 1. She has now gained her SHOW Certificate of Merit. She was handled by Luke Johnston.