News 2018

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August 12th 2o18, WORLD DOG SHOW, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Over 40 PHs were entered at the World Dog Show under breed specialist Mr. Andre van den Broek (NL).

 

JUNIOR WORLD WINNER 2018

GB Ch. Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy"

Sandy won the title Junior World Winner 2018 under breed specialist Mr. Andre van den Broek!

 

 

August 11-12th, Askersund & Ronneby, Sweden

Bazinga Baratheon Of Dragonstone "Harvey" won his crowning CC under Mrs. Cindy Pettersson at the Swedish Kennel Club Show in Askersund on Saturday. He also won Best Male 2nd. His sister Bazinga Behold The Dragon's Inferno "Santana" won Best of Opposite Sex with her first Swedish CC!

 

On Sunday they were shown under breed specialist Mrs. Maija Lehtonen (Finland) at the SKK show in Ronneby in the south of Sweden. Harvey won BEST OF BREED and Santana won BOS with her second Swedish CC!

 

Harvey later won Group-4 under Mrs. Ingrid Hectors (Belgium)!

Harvey going BIG-4 at SKK Ronneby!

 

 

August 4th 2018, NKK Fauske International, Norway

Ch. Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" wins BOB, Group 1st and BEST IN SHOW 4 at Fauske International!!!

 

Breed judge: Mr. Tapio Eerola (Finland)

Group judge: Mr. Miklos Levente (Hungary)

BIS judge: Mr. Karl-Erik Johansson (Sweden)

Sandy winning Best In Show-4 under Mr. Karl Erik Johansson!

 

July 28-29th, Strömsholm, Sweden

 

SATURDAY: FANTASTIC DAY at the official Swedish Pharaoh Hound Specialty, 38 PHs entered under Sighthound specialist Mrs Bitte Ahrens Primavera.

 

BAZINGA won BEST IN SHOW Breeders Group in VERY strong competition (4 breeders groups competed). Pictured here in front of Strömsholm Castle.

 

Ch. Bazinga A Storm Of Swords «Storm» won BEST MALE & Specialty BOS!

 

GB Ch. Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke «Sandy» won BEST BITCH 2nd with her first Swedish CC at just 15 months!

 

Bazinga Baratheon Of Dragonstone «Harvey» won Open class dogs.

 

Bazinga Catniss The Girl On Fire «Catniss» was 2nd in junior bitches.

 

Ch. Bazinga A Game of Thrones «Penny» was shown for the first time after her maternity leave (she whelped 8 pups 12 weeks ago) and looked great and was awarded EXC & CK in a huge & competitive champion class.

 

The highlight of the day was to meet Bazinga English Empress «Vera» again, who was BOS puppy at 4 months. She showed off beautifully - first time on a show lead!

Bazinga winning BEST BREEDERS Group at Stora Specialen (out of 4 groups!)

 

 

SUNDAY: Skokloster Summer Show 2018

30 Pharaoh Hounds entered under Beatrix Casanova, Switzerland

 

🔹Storm won Best Male & BOS!!!😊

🔹Harvey was 2nd in open class w/CK

🔹Sandy won the reserve CC

🔹Penny was Best Bitch 3rd

🔹Catniss was Best Bitch 4th with her first Swedish CC!!! She was also BOB-junior.

 

SEJV-17 Bazinga Catniss The Girl On Fire «Catniss» was also awarded a very nice BIS-4 junior placement under Bitte Ahrens, Italy!

 

 

July 21st 2018, Liege, Belgium

Great day at the Golden Dog Trophy show 2018 in Belgium!

 

🌟BOB, CAC & CACIB🌟

JWW-17 NJW-17 HEJW-17 FIJW-17 NORDJW-17 Bazinga Baratheon Of Dragonstone «Harvey»

 

🌟BOS, CAC & winning her first CACIB🌟

GB CH Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke «Sandy»

 

Judge Mr. Jean-Francois Vanaken (BE)

Sandy BOS & Harvey BOB at Liege INT!

 

 

July 14th 2018, The Hound Association, Stafford, UK ~The Houndshow~

We attended the famous Houndshow for the second year in a row. We absolutely love how well organized this show is! Last year our young Bazinga Baratheon Of Dragonstone "Harvey" won BOB under breed specialist Mrs. Barbara Brooker (UK), and this year's show went even better!

 

There were 26 Pharaoh Hound entries this year under Sighthound specialist Mrs. Zola Rawson (UK).

 

Ch. Bazinga A Storm Of Swords "Storm" won the Best Dog & Best of Breed with his second UK CC!

CC-winner Bazinga Bazooka The Dragonslayer "Zookie" won 1st place in Limit bitch.

CC-winner Bazinga Desert Dragoness "Samba" was 2nd in Open bitch.

 

The Best In Show finale was judged by Sighthound specialist Mrs. Marie Bryce-Smith (UK), who had a stunning line-up of breed winners. I was absolutely thrilled when Storm was shortlisted, and even more excited when Bryce-Smith awarded Storm an honourable BIS-3 placement! What an unforgettable day!

 

July 14th 2018, Falcon, Colorado, USA

GCH DC Bazinga Caspian The Crown Prince "Cayper" won his first lure coursing BEST IN FIELD today!!! Huge congratulations to proud owner Darci Kunard!

Cayper on the coursing field! Photo: KC Snaps.

He is the first Bazinga bred Pharaoh Hound to win a BEST IN FIELD!

 

 

July 6th 2018, East Of England Championship Show, Peterborough, UK

Thrilled with Bazinga Desert Dragoness «Samba» who won BEST BITCH with her first CC in the UK today at East of England Championship Show!!!😍 Judge: Dianna Spavin, UK (26 PH entries). One CC down, two to go! :-)

 

July 1st 2018, NKK Trondheim International KC Show, Norway

From Windsor to Trondheim!

 

We only brought two PHs to Trondheim IDS where Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Svend Løvenkjær from Denmark, and it couldn't have gone better!

 

BOB from junior class - GB Ch. Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy"

Best Bitch 2nd with CC & CACIB - SEJV-17 Bazinga Catniss The Girl On Fire "Catniss"

 

June 28th 2018, Windsor Championship Show, UK - our first UK CHAMPION!!!

WHAT A DAY! Sandy & Storm did "the double" at Windsor!

 

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke «Sandy» wins BEST OF BREED & her crowning CC at Windsor Championship Show under breed specialist Mrs Pam Ayling!!! This is Sandy’s 3rd CC in a row in less than a month - making her a UK champion at the age of 14 months😍

 

Her half brother Int No Swe Fin Dan US CH US GCH No Swe Fin LCCH Multi Winner Bazinga A Storm Of Swords «Storm» went BOS with his first UK CC!

 

Our breeders group won 1st place in the Hound Group in the KC Breeders Competition under Mrs Liz Cartledge!

Our first homebred UK Champion - Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy"

 

3 CCs in a row in less than a month!

CC & BOS at Southern Counties 2018 under Mrs. Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen

CC & Best In Show at the PHC Golden Jubilee under Mr. Jarmo Vuorinen

CC & BOB at Windsor Championship Show under Mrs. Pam Ayling

 

 

June 22nd 2018, Nørresundby, Denmark - FCI European Coursing Championship 2018

*** THE biggest lure coursing event in the world! 900 Sighthounds from 22 European countries ***

Ch. Bazinga A Song Of Ice And Fire "Isla" wins the GOLD MEDAL at the FCI European Coursing Championship 2018 in Denmark!!! Huge congratulations to proud owner Emilia Kanerva from Finland!

 

Ch. Bazinga A Dance With Dragons "Sansa" wins the SILVER MEDAL just 3(!!!) months after whelping the Bazinga E-litter.

 

Our newcomers Bazinga Baratheon Of Dragonstone "Harvey" and Bazinga Behold The Dragon's Inferno "Santana" ran two nice heats and placed as #7 among the males and #9 among the bitches respectively.

Ch. Bazinga A Song Of Ice And Fire " Isla" - the European Coursing Champion of 2018!

 

Isla is the 4th (!!!) European Coursing Champion from the Bazinga A-litter.

Storm - ECCW-15 Finland

Penny - ECCW-16 Slovakia

Sansa - ECCW-17 Switzerland

Isla - ECCW-18 Denmark

 

 

June 17th 2018, SvFCK Lilla Specialen 2018, Tånga Hed, Sweden

We attended the Swedish Pharaoh Hound Specialty in Tånga Hed, judged by Helene Siegmund (Chassellis PHs), with an entry of 30 PHs.

 

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" was shown for the first time in Sweden, and at her second specialty ever, and went all the way to BEST BITCH from junior class, and finally BOS! Two weeks ago she won 2 UK CCs & Best In Show at the PH Specialty/Championship Show in England. Not bad for a 14-month-old girl!

 

Ch. Bazinga A Dance With Dragons "Sansa" was shown for the first time after her litter, and won Best In Show Working Class & BEST IN SHOW MOVEMENT!

 

SEJV-17 Bazinga Catniss The Girl On Fire "Catniss" won BEST IN SHOW Intermediate, and was one of the three last finalists in the competition for Best Movement.

 

Catniss & Harvey won BEST BRACE, among 4 brace entries!

 

BAZINGA won Best Breeders Group, among 3 groups! Our breeders group consisted of Pharaoh Hounds from four(!) different combinations. A proud moment!

 

SBIS Ch. Antefa's Xerox "Jerry", SBOS Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy"

judge Helene Siegmund (knl Chassellis, Sweden)

 

Bazinga winning Best Breeders Group!

This group consisted of dogs from four different combinations.

Left to right: Sandy, Sansa, Catniss & Harvey

 

Sandy on the move!

 

 

June 1-3 2018, Southern Counties Canine Association & Pharaoh Hound Club Championship Show 2018, England

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" wins TWO CCs in the UK in ONE weekend!

 

What a weekend in the UK! Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" won Best Bitch and the bitch CC under well respected judge Mrs. Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen (Finland) at Southern Counties Championship Show, just one day shy of 14 months! Huge congratulations to Glyn & Christine Dawson on winning the dog CC and BOB with Ch. Kurriera Orlando At Lyncris "Ollie", the handsome sire of our E-litter!

 

Bazinga Desert Dragoness "Samba" won 1st place in the Junior bitch class.

Bazinga Bazooka The Dragonslayer "Zookie" won 1st place in the Limit bitch class.

Bazinga A Storm Of Swords "Storm" was 2nd in Open dog.

 

At the Pharaoh Hound Club 50th anniversary Championship Show (The Golden Jubilee) with a total entry of 76 under breed specialist Mr. Jarmo Vuorinen (Scheik's, Finland) in Coventry, England, young Sandy exceeded my wildest expectations and went all the way to

 

*** BEST IN SHOW with the bitch CC *** Her 2nd CC in the UK at the tender age of 14 months!

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" winning Best In Show

at the PHC 50th Anniversary Championship show under Mr. Jarmo Vuorinen!

 

Bazinga A Storm Of Swords "Storm" won the Reserve Dog CC.

Bazinga Desert Dragoness "Samba" won 1st place in the Junior bitch class.

Bazinga Bazooka The Dragonslayer "Zookie" won 1st place in the Limit bitch class.

 

Huge congratulations to all the other winners, and a big thank you to the Pharaoh Hound Club committee for organizing such a wonderful Golden Jubilee Show. We had a blast! Photos to come!

 

May 27th 2018, Valcamonica, Italy

Bazinga Daenerys On A Dragon Quest "Daenerys" wins JBOB, BOB and Group 3rd under Anna Albrigo (Italy)! Daenerys is now qualified for Crufts 2019!

 

May 6th 2018, International dog show, Monaco

Bazinga Daenerys On A Dragon Quest "Daenerys" wins JBOB, BOB, BOG and BIS 3 and new * Monaco Junior Champion *

Breed judge: Massimo Inzoli (IT)

Group Judge: Rony Doedijns (NL)

BIS judge: Stefan Sinko (SLO)

The first Pharaoh Hound ever to won the Group and a BEST IN SHOW placement in Monaco!

 

Daenerys winning Best In Show 3 under Mr. Stefan Sinko!

 

May 5th 2018, Bucks County KC, USA

Ch. Bazinga Bardaxxa The Dragonrider "Adira" wins BOB at the PHCA supported entry (31 Pharaoh Hounds entered) and wins her very first Group 1 under Mr. Jamie Hubbard, and continues on to win Reserve Best In Show under Mr. Robert Paust!!!

 

Handled by Anna Stromberg - thank you! Owned & loved by Jerry & Sandy Marchelletta - I am so glad you were there to see it!

GCH Bazinga Bardaxxa The Dragonrider "Adira" winning Reserve Best In Show under Mr. Robert Paust!

 

Adira winning her first Group-1 under Mr. Jamie Hubbard!

 

May 3rd 2018, Central New Jersey Hound Association, USA

Ch. Bazinga Bardaxxa The Dragonrider "Adira" won Best Of Breed at the PHCA Supported Entry today under Diane Divin Thompson in an entry of 27 Pharaoh Hounds!!! Huge congratulations to Jerry & Sandy Marchelletta, and thank you to Anna Stromberg for beautiful handling!

 

May 3rd-4th 2018, Utah, USA

Ch. Bazinga Caspian The Crown Prince "Cayper" won BOB both days in Utah for two new GCH majors and finished his Grand Championship, owner handled by Darci Kunard the whole way! Cayper also won Owner-Handler Group 2 on Thursday.

 

April 28th 2018, NDS Letohallen, Oslo, Norway

Ch. Bazinga A Storm Of Swords "Storm" won BOB and Group 1 under Mrs. Rita McCarry-Beattie from Ireland!

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" went BOS!

 

April 13-15th 2018, PHCA Western Specialty & Supported Entries, California

Bazinga Dragon's Inferno At Rockn "YaYa" made her show debut this weekend, and went Reserve Winners Bitch at the Western Specialties and the first Supported Entry. On the second and last Supported Entry she went Winners Bitch and Best Of Winners for her first AKC major!

 

Bazinga Copernicus The Stargazer "Copper" won Winners Dog at the last Supported Entry and earned some new points towards his AKC Championtitle.

 

Bazinga Caspian The Crown Prince "Cayper" won Select Dog at the first Supported Entry and BOS at the second Supported Entry, gaining new Grand Championship points.

 

Cayper also won BEST OF BREED at the AKC Western lure coursing trial for his first 5-point lure coursing major!

 

April 7-8th 2018, 2 x IDS Montichiari, Italy

Bazinga Daenerys On A Dragon Quest "Daenerys" wins 2 JBOB, x2 BOB, selected in the group on Sunday and new * Junior Garda Winner *

Breed judge Saturday: Giuliano Biasiolo (IT)

Breed judge Sunday: Antonino La Barbera (IT)

Selected under Gianni Fulgenzi (IT)

 

April 8th 2018, NKK Bergen Nordic Show, Norway

Ch. Bazinga A Storm Of Swords "Storm" wins BOB with his first Nordic CC under breed specialist Mr. Jarmo Vuorinen from Finland!

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" wins BOS with yet another Nordic CC!

Bazinga Desert Dragoness "Samba" went Best Bitch 2nd with the bitch CC.

 

April 8th 2018, SKK National Dog Show, Sundsvall, Sweden

Bazinga Dragoness At Ezhar "Saga" wins her first CC and BOS at the NDS in Sundsvall under Mr. Peter L. Jensen from Denmark. Congratulations, Anna & Mathias!

 

April 1st 2018, National Easter Show, Oslo, Norway

Ch. Bazinga A Storm Of Swords "Storm" won BOB under Mr. Jose Romao Pereira Silva!

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" won BOS and BOB-junior, and the big BIS-junior final she went all the way to BEST IN SHOW junior under Mrs. Sylviane Tompousky from France!

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstrike "Sandy" BEST IN SHOW junior!

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" BEST IN SHOW junior!

 

March 17th 2018, NKK International KC Show, Kristiansand, Norway

7 PHs were shown under Kari Granaas Hansen (Norway).

Ch. Bazinga A Storm Of Swords wins BOB at the first International KC Show in Norway of the year.

He later went on to win Group 1st under Mona Selbach (Norway)!!!

 

Among the bitches, our wild & wonderful Bazinga Desert Dragoness "Samba" went all the way to Best Bitch and BOS with her first CC!

Best Bitch 2nd & res-CC: Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy"

Best Bitch 3rd & CACIB: Bazinga Behold The Dragon's Inferno "Santana"

Storm - Group Winner at Kristiansand IDS 2018!

 

 

March 17-18th 2018, IDS Parma & IDS Reggio Emilia, Italy

Bazinga Daenerys On A Dragon Quest "Daenerys" finished her Italian Junior Championship this weekend under Mr. Ferdinando Asnaghi (Italy) with a BOB win at Parma IDS! The following day she won yet another BOB under Mrs. Costanza Mozzillo (Italy) at Reggio Emilia IDS! Huge cogratulations to proud owner Aurora De Poli in Italy!

Daenerys going BOB at the Reggio Emilia International Dog Show

March 14-18 2018, Celtic Cluster, York, PA, USA

GCH Bazinga Bardaxxa The Dragonrider "Adira" had a fantastic week in York, Pennsylvania!

 

In a nice line-up of Pharaoh Hounds (10-13 entries per day), Adira won 4 x BOB and 1 x BOS and 1 x Group 3 and 2 x Group 4!!!

 

Wednesday: Best Of Breed under Eva E. Berg.

Thursday: Best Of Breed under Elliott B. Weiss and Group 4th under Eva E. Berg

Friday: Best Of Opposite Sex under Karen A. Dumke

Saturday: Best Of Breed under Kalen M. Dumke and Group 3rd under Sharon Lyons.

Sunday: Best Of Breed under William G. Daugherty and Group 4th under Cathy Daugherty.

 

Huge congratulations to proud owners Jerry & Sandy Marchelletta, and a big thank you to Anna Stromberg for showing Adira to perfection!

The A-team - Anna & Adira!

 

 

March 11th 2018 - US Canine Chronicle statistics

Ch. Bazinga Caspian The Crown Prince "Cayper" is currently #1 Pharaoh Hound in the USA (breed standings through Feb 28 2018)! Huge congrats to proud owner-handler Darci Kunard! Cayper just turned 1 year old.

 

March 4th 2018, National All Breed Show, Letohallen, Norway

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" wins BOS with her 2nd CC and goes all the way to Best In Show-2 JUNIOR!

Ch. Bazinga A Storm Of Swords "Storm" wins BOB and later Group-2!

 

Breed judge Anne Livø Buvik (Norway), group judge Branislav Rajic Bane (Slovenia) and BIS-junior judge Laurent Heinesche (Luxemburg).

 

February 17th 2018, NKK Bø NORDIC SHOW, Norway

Bazinga Dracarys The Deathstroke "Sandy" starts off her show career in official classes with a bang by going BEST OF BREED at the very first Nordic Show in Norway with her first CC and NORDIC CC!

 

Izzie and her kids Storm, Penny, Sandy & Samba went BEST IN SHOW Progeny Group!

Sandy went BOB at her first show in official classes over specials!

 

Izzie's progeny group going BIS!

 

 

February 16th & 18th 2018, Denver, Colorado, USA

Ch. Bazina Caspian The Crown Prince "Cayper" goes BOB at the Friday PM show in Denver with his first 5-pt Grand Championship major, and BOS with a 3-pt GCH major on Sunday!

 

Bazinga Copernicus The Stargazer "Copper" goes Winners Dog on Friday and Sunday, with his first AKC Championship points!

 

February 12th 2018, Westminster KC Dog Show, New York, USA

WHAT A DAY at one of the most prestigious dog shows in the world!

 

Ch. Bazinga A Storm Of Swords goes BEST OF BREED at the 142nd Westminster KC Dog Show, finishing his US show career with a bang!

 

Ch. Bazinga Bardaxxa The Dragonrider goes BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX with a GCH major, making her a brand new US Grand Champion!

 

Ch. Bazinga A Dream Of Spring For Mia goes SELECT BITCH.

 

Judge: Mr. Johan Becerra-Hernandez

 

Well done and congratulations to everyone involved! I couldn't be more pleased as a breeder!

 

Pics to follow.

 

February 11th 2018, Fredericia, Denmark

Bazinga Baratheon Of Dragonstone "Harvey" goes BEST OF BREED with a Danish CC and his very first CACIB at the International dog show in Fredericia, Denmark, under breed specialist Annette Bystrup! Way to go, Emelie & Harvey!

 

February 10-11th 2018, Italy

Bazinga Daenerys On A Dragon Quest "Daenerys" goes BEST OF BREED two days in a row at International dog shows in Italy! Way to go, Aurora & Daenerys!

 

 

February 2-5th 2018, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Bazinga Caspian The Crown Prince "Cayper" finished his US Champion title at 10 months of age! On Friday he went Winners Dog and Best Of Winners for a 3-point major, on Saturday he won BEST OF BREED from the classes in an entry of 13 Pharaoh Hounds for a 5-point major, and on the last day, he went BOB from the classes again for another 5-point major and finished his US Championship! Huge congratulations to proud owner Darci Kunard!

 

February 1-4 2018, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Ch. Bazinga Bardaxxa The Dragonrider "Adira" won Select on Thursday and Friday, and Best Of Breed on Saturday and Sunday, in Atlanta, Georgia, for new GCH points towards her GCH title! Thanks to handler Anna Strömberg, and huge congratulations to proud owners Jerry & Sandy Marchelletta!

 

February 3-4 2018, St. Joseph, Missouri, USA

Ch. Bazinga A Storm Of Swords "Storm" won 2 x BOB, made the cut in the group on Saturday and went Group 4th on Sunday. Thanks to handler Brian Livingston!

 

January 18th 2018, Brooksville, Florida, USA

Ch. Bazinga Bardaxxa The Dragonrider "Adira" wins BOB every day she was shown at the Brooksville cluster, and even went Group 3rd on Jan. 18th! Huge congratulations to the Marchelletta family!

Adira & Anna going Group 3rd in Brooksville, Florida under Mrs. Pamela Peat!

 

January 6th 2018, Nolan River KC, Texas, USA

Ch. Bazinga A Storm Of Swords "Storm" goes BOB & Group 2nd in Texas today, under Mr. Alberto Berrios! Thanks to Brian Livingston for handling Storm!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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