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L J Ch Giada Di Cacciola for Braccari (Imp Bel)

In only relatively few Championship Shows across 7 European countries she has taken 27 UK breed records/firsts & beaten over 1,803 other show dogs:

**FCI (World Canine Organisation) definition of the FCI grading 'Excellent': "EXCELLENT may only be awarded to a dog which comes very close to the ideal standard of the breed, which is presented in excellent condition, displays a harmonious, well-balanced temperament, is of high class & has excellent posture. Its superior characteristics in respect of its breed permit that minor imperfections can be ignored; it must however have the typical features of its sex."

See below for some individual show success details

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September 2011: The Netherlands Bracco Italiano & Spinone Championship Club Match 2011, The Netherlands (Bracco Classes) (Breed Specialist & Italian Breed Club SABI President Dr G Colombo-Manfroni, IT)

BEST OPEN BITCH

FCI Grade: EXCELLENT

Superb critique from Dr Manfroni

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September 2011: The European Championship Dog Show 2011, The Netherlands (Bracco Classes)

BEST OPEN BITCH

FCI Grade: EXCELLENT

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September 2011: National Championship CAC Show Leeuwarden, The Netherlands (Bracco Classes)

1st Open Bitch

BEST BITCH

RESERVE BEST OF BREED

CAC-NL Another point towards Dutch Champion status and a UK-CC equivalent

FCI Grade: EXCELLENT

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October 2010:

Driffield Championship Dog Show, UK (Bracco Classes) (Judge: Breed Specialist Mrs E Craske,UK)

1st Open Bitch

BEST BITCH

BEST OF BREED

Crufts 2011 Qualification

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September 2010:

Richmond Championship Dog Show, UK (Bracco Classes) (Judge: Mr F Whyte, UK)

RESERVE BEST BITCH

Crufts 2011Qualification

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July 2010:

Paignton 60th Anniversary Championship Show, UK (Bracco Classes) (Judge: Mr G Haran, UK)

RESERVE BEST BITCH

Crufts 2011 Qualification

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June 2010:

Windsor Championship Dog Show, UK (Bracco Classes) (Judge: Mr M Howes, UK)

RESERVE BEST BITCH

Crufts 2011 Qualification

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July 2009:

International Championship Dog Show, DOUAI, France (Bracco Classes) (Judge: Sig. Giuseppe Alessandra, IT)

1st Open Bitch

BEST BITCH

RES. BEST OF BREED

CAC F (French Champion ticket)

CACIB (International Champion ticket)

FCI Grade: EXCELLENT

UK Breed History: First UK-reg'd Bracco female to take a Reserve Best of Breed in France & a 2nd French Champion ticket

88th National Championship Dog Show, DOUAI, France (Bracco classes) (Judge: Mme Nathalie Parent, FR)

1st Open Bitch

BEST BITCH

BEST OF BREED

GROUP Winner (Group 7, Continental Pointing Dogs)

CAC F (French Champion ticket)

FCI Grade: EXCELLENT

UK Breed History: First UK-reg'd/campaigned Bracco female to compete in France & to take a Best Bitch, a Best Of Breed & a French Champion ticket, as well as the first ever to win a gundog Group at Championship level anywhere, including the UK

19th National Championship Dog Show, CUNEO, Piedmont (place of origin of the orange/white Bracco), Italy (Judge: Pietro Marino, IT)

1st Intermediate Bitch

RESERVE BEST BITCH

ENCI/FCI Grade:EXCELLENT

UK Breed History: First UK-reg'd Bracco Bitch to win her second class in Italy, to take a second RBB position and a 2nd ENCI/FCI Grade of Excellent

10th National Championship Dog Show, ALBA, Piedmont (place of origin of the orange/white Bracco), Italy(Judge: Sig Gaobardi, IT)

1st Intermediate Bitch

RESERVE BEST BITCH

RES CAC I (Italian Champion ticket)

ENCI/FCI Grade: EXCELLENT

UK Breed History: First UK reg'd Bracco Bitch to compete in Italy & to win a reserve Italian Champion ticket, as well as to be ENCI/FCI graded Excellent in Italy & to win a class & a RBB position

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June 2009: aged 23 months

Societa Amatori Bracco Italiano (S.A.B.I) Raduno (all-Bracco club match), Caldes, Italy

3rd (Intermediate Class)

S.A.B.I/Italian Kennel Club VERY GOOD

UK Breed History: First UK-reg'd Bracco Bitch to compete, be graded Very Good, as well as be placed, at an Italian breed RADUNO

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June 2009: aged 23 months

The FCI European Winner Championship Dog Show, Ireland (Bracco classes) (Judge: Mr Rui Oliveira, P)

BEST BITCH (Intermediate Class)

FCI Grade EXCELLENT & "Of Champion Quality"

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March 2009: aged 20 months

78th Luxembourg International Dog Show, Luxembourg(Bracco classes) (Judge: Mrs Dorota Witkowska, PL)

RESERVE BEST BITCH

Res. CACL (FCI Lux. Champion ticket)

Res. CACIB (FCI International Champion ticket)

FCI Grade EXCELLENT

Crufts 2010 qualification 

UK Breed History: First UK reg'd/campaigned Bracco female to compete in Luxembourg

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October 2008: aged 15 months


Midland Counties Championship Dog Show, England (Judge: Mrs Elina Tan, FIN)

Best Postgraduate Bitch

BEST BITCH 37 bitches

RESERVE BEST GUNDOG (NSC)/Best Opposite Sexof 63 dogs/bitches & effectively BEST OF BREED as highest placed Bracco 

Crufts 2009 qualification

Critique: Judge Elina Tan's (Fin): "Very good bitch, feminine, excellent head, good ears and topline,
nice touches and good feet, nice body, moves well. "

Only Bracco Italiano to win a class

UK Breed History: first 4 UK Championship Shows, 4 BB/RBBs

UK Breed History: first 9 Championship Shows, unbeaten in all 9 classes entered

 

Gundog Society of Wales Championship Dog Show, Wales (Bracco classes) (Judge: Mr Moray Armstrong, UK)

Best Junior Dog/Bitch

RESERVE BEST BITCH

Crufts 2009 qualification

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September 2008: aged 14 months

77th Luxembourg International Championship Dog Show, Luxembourg (Bracco classes) (Judge: Mr Robert Osterwalder, SUI)

Best Junior Bitch

Best Junior in Breed

Reserve BEST OF BREED

RESERVE CACIB

FCI GRADE: EXCELLENT

Best Junior in Show (Bitch)- 3rd

Luxembourg Junior Champion

UK Breed History:1st ever UK reg'd/campaigned Bracco to take a World Canine Organisation (FCI) Champion title

FCI GradeEXCELLENT

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August 2008: aged 13 months

Welsh Kennel Club Championship Show, Wales (Judge: Mr Engh, NO)

Best Junior Dog/Bitch

RESERVE BEST BITCH

Crufts 2009 qualification

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July 2008: aged 11 months

South Wales Championship Show, Wales (Judge: Mrs Gwen Mogford, ENG)

Best Puppy

Best Junior Bitch

Reserve Best Bitch

Crufts 2009 qualification

Critique: "Giada di Cacciola for Braccari, 11 months, excellent type, quality girl, good size,
excellent bone & body, well boned legs & feet, lovely head, feminine, good leathers, eyes, maturing so well, good back,
excellent hindquarters, presented well, sound mover, a star! RBB."

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June 2008: aged 10 months

The 112th Brussels Int'l Dog Show, Belgium, 'Belgian Winner Show'(Bracco classes) (Judge: Mr Rui Oliveira, P)

Best Junior Bitch

Best Junior in Breed

Belgian Junior Winner (BJW'08)title

RESERVE CACIB

FCI Grade EXCELLENT

Crufts 2009 qualification

Critique: Judge Rui Oliveira (P) 'Great movement, excellent typical head and build, feminine, excellent condition for one so young.'

UK newspaper 'Dogworld' (29/08/08) on the Brussels Show: " All the best dogs of Europe...compete for a prestigious Euro Title...Brussels
is the capital of Europe and the show must be a reflection of this...one of the highlights of the European dog show calendar.
The impact of foreign judges is very important and is reflected in the numbers of foreign dogs in competition...Be aware the competition will be tough and international."

UK Breed History: First UK reg'd/campaigned Bracco to take an FCI Junior Winner title

Uden Outdoor Int'l Championship Dog Show, The Netherlands (Bracco classes) (Judge: Mrs Rita Kadic, LIT)

Best Junior Bitch

Best Junior in Breed earning points towards the FCI Dutch Youth Champion title.

FCI Grade EXCELLENT

Critique: 'A beautiful feminine head with lovely angulation throughout, great upper and lower chest development for a youngster, and absolutely fantastic movement. Her temperament is wonderful."

UK Breed History: First UK reg'd/campaigned Bracco female to compete in The Netherlands

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February 2008: aged 7 months

42nd International Flanders Championship Dog Show, Belgium (Bracco classes) (Judge: Mr M Chamberlan, B)

Best Bracco Puppy

Best In International Show (Puppy) 8th out of 88 breeds.

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January 2008: aged 6 months

Mouscron International Championship Dog Show, Belgium (Bracco classes) (Judge: Mrs Danielle Letroye, B)

Best Bracco Puppy 

Reserve Best Puppy in International Show

Critique: "Of extremely promising body type and temperament, with a suitably distinguished head and breed-correct eye colour and shape. She moves beautifully".

UK Breed History: First UK reg'd/campaigned Bracco female to compete in Belgium

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