May 31st was and Intl, 1st of June a National show and more club shows, and Sunday 2nd of June was an International show again. On Friday were the Empoli Intl Show with 983 entries, Saturday morning were the clubshows, afternoon the National Show with 876 entries, and the 6th Group of the Sunday Intl Show (I do not know why), and Sunday the Pisa Intl Show (the 9 groups) on that were 1284 entries The show held in the horse racing field of Pisa, the Hippodromo San Rossore, a nice, big horse racing and training center.
The judge list was International, the non-Italian judges were: BAILLIE DIANE (AU), BESSHO SATOSHI (JP), BOBIKOVA VALERIA (RU), DOUGLAS JOHNSON A (US), FRANCIS-LITTLE RITA (AU), LEUNG FRANKI (CN), MALO ALCRUDO RAFAEL (ES), MULLER BARBARA (CH), RUIZ RODRIGUEZ FRANCISCO (ES), SKEFFINGTON MARTIN (IE), SMALL ALAN EDWARD (GB), VIGUZOV IGOR (RU) and WIBLISHAUSER HANS (DE).
The Friday Group winners were (by breeds) Welsh Corgi Pembroke, Great Dane, Kerry Blue Terrier, Standard Wire Dachshund, Pomeranian, Beagle, German Shorthaired Pointer, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrever, Toy Poodle, Azawakh. The BIS winners were: CLASSY K'CHOSENONE Toy Poodle, owned by WELLHOFER ANGELIKA (GER), resBIS BALBOA BOUCANIER, Kerry Blue Terrier, owned by VIRZI' SELENE (I).
3rd was LORIS-F DELLA BAIA AZZURRA, Great Dane, owned by GRASSO SALVATORE (I). Saturday morning were more club shows, near for the all bree ds, but in different clubs. The sighthound show was the repeating of the Sighthound Club Show, what was cancelled on May 5th, due the storm, in Padenghe sul Garda. The CAC show started about 2pm, and finished about 9pm.
The Group winners were (only 8, because of the Italian National Show 2-2 FCI groups judging together): Austral Sheperd, German Boxer, Scottish terrier, Beagle, Samoyede, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrever, Bichon Havanese, Azawakh. The BIS judged by Barbara Müller, she gave the BIS to the Scottie: BEAMEUPS TIMES SQUARE, Scottish Terrier, o.: CAPECE MINUTOLO CRISTIANA, resBIS was the “Toller”, JAVAHILL'S REDHOT SENSATION, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, o. WHYMARK'S kennel, 3rd was FETCH&SMELL CHRISSY SNOW, Beagle, o. PLATIA VICTOR MIGUEL (I). The third day, on the Pisa International (a day before judged the all of 6th group, 63 dogs, and the winner out of them was the PBGV), the Sunday BOG winners were: Bearded Collie, Newfoundland, Scottish terrier, Min Smooth Dachshund, Pharaoh Hound, English Setter, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrever, Maltese, Azawakh.
The BIS judged by Rafael Malo Alcrudo (Spain) , who gave the BIS to the Newfy, EMPEROR CRIXUS NEWFOUNDLAND HILLS NEWFOUNDLAND HILLS, o. AULICINO LUCIANA (I), res BIS was the Scottie: BEAMEUPS TIMES SQUARE, Scottish Terrier, o.: CAPECE MINUTOLO CRISTIANA 3rd was was the “Toller”, JAVAHILL'S REDHOT SENSATION, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, o. WHYMARK'S kennel. Finally was chosen a SUPER BIS out of the Poodle, Scottie and Newfy, and the final winner became the Min Poodle, judged by Johnston Douglas (USA), CLASSY K'CHOSENONE Min Poodle, owned by WELLHOFER ANGELIKA (GER).
Pisa Photos by Gabor Szalanczi