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2015

 

Celebrating the end of the year! Not a bad one…

We are lucky enough for being able to enjoy (most of the time) the time, energy and money consuming sport of showing dogs. Thanks everyone for making it a successful year: out of 21 shows Gran Pamir Afghans collected 41 class wins, 21 Cac and 17 Cacib wins, multiple Breed and Group wins, thanks to their dedicated owners who make the difference.

And heres our Number 1 for this year:
THUNDELARRA THUNDER DEL GRAN PAMIR
# 1 Young Afghan in Italy 2015!

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Also very WELL DONE to the young Martin Mystere del Gran Pamir and on being # 1 Racing Afghan for the year! Owned by Mavi Fontanesi & knl Kharasahn!

 

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December 5th & 6th International Show San Marino
Judges Mr R De Santiago & C Lokodi

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** Eleanor Rigby del Gran Pamir  
Open Class – Back-to-back CAC CACIB BOS

** Inigo Imagika del Gran Pamir 
Intermediate Class – Back-to-back CAC RCACIB

** MCh Bellatrix Bloxom del Gran Pamir 
Ch Class – CAC (Shown only Sat) & New Sanmarino Champion

Not a show we are too fond of (small and crowded building with small rings), but results were not bad at all. 
“Zelda” continues her winning ways earning Cacib # 7 and # 8 (8 weekends of showing); she got her 2nd foreign Cacib and now has to wait until July for the confirmation one towards her INT title. What a brilliant career so far for this amazing girl (pictured) who keeps on winning hearts ringside. Hats off to owners Sabrina Paradiso and Stefano Landolfi! 
“Pawnie” is now a winner of CAC’s in 3 countries as well, while “Bellatrix” wins her # th title, shown only on Saturday for her missing Cac.

Thanks everyone for a lovely weekend and to Assunta Loreti and my family without whom all this couldn’t be possible. Now on to Xmas festivities and a break from the rings!

 

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November 15th – International/Specialty Show Genova 
Judge Mrs Bitte Ahrens Primavera (Sobers)

 

*Eleanor Rigby del Gran Pamir “Zelda”
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*Jr Ch Inigo Imagika del Gran Pamir “Pawnie”
Intermediate Class winner

 

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“Zelda” is definitely taking over! Winning her first Specialty ticket out of the two needed for the Italian title under such an authority as Mrs Bitte Ahrens Primavera of Sobers fame! Thank you for appreciating our girl: “she’s the kind of bitch I would breed from“, a lovely comment from a breeder to a breeder.

Cousin “Pawnie” wins the huge Intermediate class as well, and her dad near champion Kendall del Ghyryo goes RCAC behind the Bob winner, on one of his rare appeareances. 
On the other hand our boy “Thunder” sadly couldn’t perform because of a foot injury happened right before entering the ring. 
A lovely day though, thank you everyone!

 

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November 7-8th – International Show Sempeter & Vrtojba (Slovenia)

Judges Mr B Nodalli (Sun) & Mrs M Talvitie (Sat) 

 

*Eleanor Rigby del Gran Pamir “Zelda”
CAC CACIB BOB GROUP 2 (Sunday)


*Jr Ch Inigo Imagika del Gran Pamir “Pawnie”
CAC RCACIB (Saturday)

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Thank you judge Mr Bruno Nodalli (Osmanthus Poodles) for awarding Zelda her first foreign Cacib towards the International Ch title and for appreciating her so highly stating that “she’s like a star in the ring“! Making us and her owners Sabrina Paradiso and Stefano Ladolfi proud.

Zelda has been out 6 weekends in her whole life for a total of 5 Cacib and 5 Best Of Breed wins as well as 2 Group wins, BIS-2 and a Runner Up Best In Group. Not bad at all we’d say!

 

 

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October 31st – International Show Busto Arsizio

Judge Mr G Bauchal

 

Eleanor Rigby del Gran Pamir “Zelda”
CAC CACIB BOB


Thundelarra Thunder del Gran Pamir “Thunder”
CAC CACIB BOS

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This was our first all breed show after almost 4 months and Zelda’s first outing since her RBIS win in July. Thanks to the judge Mr Bauchal for appreciating Zelda’s qualities and her stubborn, sparkling temperament and to the many fans she’s winning around the ring! Hats off to her owners Sabrina Paradiso and Stefano Ladolfi for keeping up the good work, Zelda couldn’t look more stunning. Watch for more Zelda next!
Zelda is littersister to Multi Ch Michelle Ma Belle, Multi Ch Lady Madonna and BIS Ch Mr Spaceman. What a litter!

Happy boy “Thunder” keeps on winning hearts too, going BOS to Zelda over Champion entry from the Intermediate class! The day after he was RCacib, again over champion entry. Thunder is still the # 1 Young Afghan in Italy, ranking as # 3 Afghan for total points/dogs beaten (but unfortunately he can’t compete in the adult competition). Yay boy!
Sister Jr Ch Inigo Imagika del Gran Pamir also wins the Intermediate class both days.

 

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October 31st – Racing Club Championship

Congratulations are in order to “Scott”!

Martin Mystère del Gran Pamir wins his first title, Club Champion 2015, under 2 years of age!

Congratulations to owner Mavi Fontanesi and Team Kharasahn Afghan Hounds for the great job, great things ahead for this youngster.

Flash: Scott wins another CACL on November 8th!

 

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September 5th – Coursing License Villaverla

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No shows just fun for our dogs, keeping fit!
Very proud of our youngsters getting their Lure Coursing license on their first try on Sept 5th!

** Tjuringa Sacred Spirit del Gran Pamir & Luna Lovegood del Gran Pamir **

Another great performance keeping up the tradition of Dual Purpose Gran Pamir Afghans – very proud of that, well done Fabrizio Repossi and Assunta Loreti, now kennelmates are waiting for their turn!

 

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 July 21st – Int Show Ivrea

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PARVATI PALITHA DEL GRAN PAMIR “Ray”
CAC CACIB BOS
(Judge Mrs Saija Sylgren, Fin)
THUNDELARRA THUNDER DEL GRAN PAMIR RCAC RCACIB 
Pure spice yet so sweet! This young golden girl continues the tradition of “Golden Afghans” at Gran Pamir, embodying the best of her golden granny “Tuuli” and great granny “Faxe”, as well as her beautiful brindle mom of course. She wins her first certificates, first time out in Intermediate Class on the hottest day ever (click to enlarge the picture). Last show for a while, enjoying holidays, see you next Autumn!
 

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July 4th & 5th – Int Show Alba and Torino (Crufts Qualification 2016)
ELEANOR RIGBY DEL GRAN PAMIR “Zelda”
CAC CACIB BOB BOG BIS-2 Crufts Qualified 2016
(Sunday Breed/BIS Judge Mr. P. Dondina, Group Judge Mr. A. Brace)
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(Saturday Judge Mrs O. zilli)
What a weekend for this red headed girl! On her 4th weekend ever out, she takes it all doing a great performance piloted by Federico Sanguinetti! She also qualifies for Crufts 2016, way to go! See more on her personal page.
Zelda is owned by Sabrina Paradiso and Stefano Ladolfi (click to enlarge the pictures).

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July 12th – Nat Show Sauze d’Oulx
First time out in Intermediate class for our Thunder boy!

THUNDELARRA THUNDER DEL GRAN PAMIR 
CAC BOB GROUP 1

Judge Mrs Bellan (I)

Sister JrCh INIGO IMAGIKA goes CAC & BOS.
Thunder gets his first certificate and at the same time still ranks # 1 Young Afghan 2015.
Good happy boy!

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June 12th – WORLD DOG SHOW MILANO 2015
At the WDS Specialty Show:
-Thundelarra Thunder del Gran Pamir
SBIS-YOUNGSTER 
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-Ch Mr Spaceman del Gran Pamir (Owner P. Pieri)
RCAC
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– Multi Ch Bellatrix Bloxom del Gran Pamir
CHAMPION CLASS WINNER
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– Gran Pamir kennel
BEST BREEDERS GROUP
With more class placements for Felix Felicis, Inigo Imagika and Tjuringa Sacred Spirit GP!

Thanks for the help everyone, for grooming, conditioning, showing the dogs of Gran Pamir! Regardless of the results, good or bad, it was an experience. Doesn’t happen often to see such breeders group, does it 😉

 

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Best Breeders Group 
WDS Specialty Show with from left to right:
Multi Ch Felix Felicis del Gran Pamir, Multi Ch Bellatrix Bloxom del Gran Pamir, Jr Ch Inigo Imagika del Gran Pamir,  Thundelarra Thunder del Gran Pamir, Tjuringa Sacred Spirit del Gran Pamir, Parvati Palitha del Gran Pamir, Int Ch Michelle Ma Belle del Gran Pamir (Owner Noemi Mainardi), Eleonor Rigby del Gran Pamir (Owner Sabrina Paradiso), BIS Ch Mr Spaceman del Gran Pamir (Owner Paola Pieri)
 
 
At the Milano World Dog Show June 13th
Int CH Michelle Ma Belle del Gran Pamir goes RCAC from an Open class of 20 with her twin sister Eleanor Rigby del Gran Pamir going 3rd (her second weekend out ever!). Well done girls!
(Owned by Noemi Mainardi and Sabrina Paradiso)

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Also Thundelarra Thunder del Gran Pamir and Multi Ch Bellatrix Bloxom del Gran Pamir made the cut to the final best 6 in their classes of 20+ entries. Bellatrix and Brother Ch Felix Felicis were also Best Brace.

 

Unfortunately Emanuela couldn’t show all of the dogs due to the bitch and dog judging taking place at the same time, so thanks go to Fausto Capponi, Eleonora Ambra Camia and Noemi Mainardi for stepping in and handle our beautiful hounds. We are very proud and love them to bits, no matter what the results are.

 

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May 30th – Int Show Umag (Cro)

Judge Sanda Terzic

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TJURINGA SACRED SPIRIT DEL GRAN PAMIR 
CAC CACIB BOB Group 3 
CH MICHELLE MA BELLE DEL GRAN PAMIR

CAC CACIB BOS both days and New FCI INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION!

“Tjuri” starts his International title (as well as Croatian title) at just 16 months from the Intermediate class! Shown by Noemi Mainardi in the breed ring. “Tjuri” is being and will be selectively shown on special occasions while growing up!

At the same show Michelle (owned by Noemi Mainardi) becomes the 3rd INT Champion for Gran Pamir this year!

 

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May 22nd & 23rd – 2x San Marino Dog Shows (Sm)

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BIS Ch Mr Spaceman del Gran Pamir 
CAC BOS New San Marino Champion 

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Ch Michelle Ma Belle del Gran Pamir 
CAC CACIB BOS Crufts qualified and New San Marino Champion 

Tjuringa Sacred Spirit del Gran Pamir 
CAC, 16 months

Very proud of the Golden Twins sired by Dual Ch Shinin’Cloud del Gran Pamir x Xendra Xedrella del Gran Pamir (a Bellatrix Sister)! Space is ownedPaola Pieri, Michelle is owned by Noemi Mainardi

 

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International Show in Monte Carlo – May 9th 2015
Judge S Bellan Falletti (I)

Group Winning & Specialty BOB Winning & Multi Champion
FELIX FELICIS DEL GRAN PAMIR
(Ch Agha Djari’s Revenge of Xenos x Zoomin’Fairy del Gran Pamir)
CACIB – BEST OF BREED – GROUP 2

** NEW FCI INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION **

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Proud of our boy’s new title… He has always been shown selectively, even abroad, but he easily finished the prestigeous International title.
Thank you to those who helped in making the dogs from this litter shine, especially my family for the show grooming and care, our extended family Roberto and Assunta for the advice and support and Noemi and Giulia for our crazy show adventures with Felix!
 
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New Champion title!
FELIX FELICIS DEL GRAN PAMIR
NEW “PRODUCING CHAMPION”!
Felix has been awarded this title by the Italian Kennel Club thanks to his kids merits in the showering. He’s father to several winners as well as Jr Ch titled dogs. Good boy! 

 

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May 2nd 2015 – AHC Specialty Show in Padenghe sul Garda
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Thundelarra Thunder del Gran Pamir 
*Runner Up Best Male & 
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Judge Mrs Carina Ekwall (Swe, Xciting) 16 months old!

The happiest dog to have at the end on the lead strutting his stuff at our “National Specialty” beating older dogs and multi ch’s!

It was a busy day spent with good friends (when not in the ring), thank you all!
The day was crowned having a piece of Gran Pamir Cake, a first in the breed! Photos coming up!

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April 2015
NEW INTERNATIONAL &
MULTI CH LADY MADONNA DEL GRAN PAMIR
(Dual Ch Shinin’Cloud del Gran Pamir x Xendra Xedrella del Gran Pamir)

“Elly” finished her Fci International title by winning CACIB & BOS last weekend, one year and 12 days after her first Cacib, widely under 3 years of age! 
Hats off to her team for the beautiful job done, owner Olga Palenga and her handler Daniele Scarantino. Well done! Proud family over here!
She is littersister to the Specialty, Group and BIS winning Michelle Ma Belle, Mr Spaceman and Eleanor Rigby del Gran Pamir.

 

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March 15th – Reggio Emilia International/Specialty Show
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Thundelarra Thunder del Gran Pamir
Specialty BOB – Youngster! Crufts 2016 Qualified!
Under judge Mr Vittorio Passerino, Italy. Good boy, enjoying big rings and moving “big”!

 

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March 7th – Crufts 2015, Birmingham (UK)

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MULTI CH BELLATRIX BLOXOM EL GRAN PAMIR
VHC from the Open Class

Judge Mrs Susan Rhodes (Shadowfax, Uk)

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February 2015

Emanuela took the time to fly to New York City to enjoy the “Garden”! The one and only Westminster Kennel Club Show… have a look at some photos of her Facebook page, or soon in the Gran Pamir Creations Gallery!

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February -th – Vercelli International Show
Inigo Imagika del Gran Pamir

Youth Class Winner Exc 1st & BOS
Judge Paula Heikkinen Lehkonen (Fin)

So proud of this most outgoing girl who loves being out and meeting new 4legged friends!

(N.1 Young Afghan 2014, Crufts qualified)

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February 5th – Lawrenceville Kennel Club, USA
Gaston Lagaffe del Gran Pamir

3 x WINNERS DOG  and Best Owner Handled!

Proudly owned by Patty Dahlman, AL! 
Great job Patty & Gaston!

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First show for the year, just for fun again with the young ones…

INT Show Novegro 10th January 2015 
Jr Ch Inigo Imagika del Gran Pamir (#1 Young Afghan 2014)
Youth Class Winner Exc 1st
“She’s going to be beautiful” – Judge Mr Andrew Brace

Thanks to Agnese Della Rocca for stepping in at the last moment and showing her!
Her golden sis Parvati Palitha (photo coming soon) was Runner Up to her, now 12 months old.
Also thanks to my family for grooming the “monsters” while I was flying back home.

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