Enzo - CHAMPION DALINSET SARASTRO has been confirmed as TOP ITALIAN GREYHOUND 2012 and continuing to win in spectacular style in 2013 photo by Louise Tope - Dewerstone Photography


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The Dalinset
affix was established in 1975 and we have been
actively involved with Italian Greyhounds since 1997.

Although we breed only a small number of litters we are absolutely committed to responsible and careful breeding of strong healthy puppies which are sound as well as being true to type. 

Russell, David and Linda Hodges
Tel. 01832 720490          dalinset@aol.com

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Despite only a very limited breeding programme,
Dalinset IGs were

TOP IG BREEDERS 2008 & 2009 (Our Dogs competition)

Ch Dalinset Canzonetta (Gloria) was
TOP ITALIAN GREYHOUND 2008 & 2009 (Dog World Competition) and

Dalinset Canzone alla Luna (Luna) was TOP BROOD BITCH 2009 (Dog World Competition) based on the wins of the puppies from her only litter Gloria and Angela.

 Lily - Ch Dalinset Pamina was Best of Breed CRUFTS 2010

 Enzo - CH Dalinset Sarastro who was  TOP PUPPY 2010 and finished 2011 at LKA winning his 8th CC - which was our 50th CC in total, had the most sepctacular 2012.

Enzo has been confirmed as the TOP ITALIAN GREYHOUND 2012. 
having won 11 CCs and 9 BOBs, 2 Group2s, a Group 3 and 3 group4 during the year. 
He has continued into 2013 in spectacular style starting the year with Best of Breed and 2nd in the Toy Group at Crufts, and then Winning the Toy group at The National Show followed by another group 2 at SKC.

He now has 23CCs 5 Res CCs 17 BOB and 9 group placings including a group win and 3 group 2's

SKC 2013

At Scottish Kennel Club 2013 Enzo won his 23rd CC and BOB under Nick Gourley, going on to win a lovely group 2 under John Mc Manus.

photo by Alan V Walker

National Dog SHow 2013

At the National SHow, under Lyn Webster Enzo - Ch Dalinset Sarastro won his 22nd CC and BOB, and then went on to win the Toy group under Andreas Schemel - a fabulous day for us all.  Ada - Dalinset Gloriana, won the Junior Bitch class

Photo by Alan V Walker

WELKS 2013

At Welks 2013 Enzo won his 21st CC under Des Jenkins
Ohoto by Lisa Croft-Elliott


At Crufts 2013 Under Marina Foley,  Enzo won his 20th CC with BOB, going on to win Group 2 under Liz Cartledge!  What a fabulous day!!!
Ada (Dalinset Gloriana) was 2nd in Puppy Bitch.

Photo by Ron Baltus/Kynoweb

Midland Counties 2012

At Midland Counties - Enzo - CH Dalinset Sarastro won his 19th CC under Tom Mather.

His Daughter Ada - Ch Dalinset Gloriana -  was second in a big puppy class, as was her brother Rico - Dalinset Nemorino owned by Linda and Tommy Lockie

South Wales 2012

At South wales there were no CCs on offer.  Under judge Julie Baldwin, Enzo Ch. Dalinset Sarastro- was Best dog and Best of Breed. 
Ada - Dalinset Gloriana - aged just 6 months was 2nd in Junior bitch and was Reserve best bitch!!  - (pictured)


At Driffield 2012, Enzo won his 18th CC with BOB under Howard Ogden, going on to win Group 4 under Sue Terry - his 6th group placing of 2012.

Photo by Ruth Dalrymple

Darlington 2012

At Darlington 2012 Enzo won his 17th CC with BOB under Brenda Banbury.

Photo by Alan Seymour

Richmond 2012

In hot sunshine at Richmond 2012 Under Vanessa Cox, Enzo won his 16th CC with BOB.  He went on to be shortlisted in the toy group under Renee Sporre-Willes (Sweden)

Photo by Alan Seymour

SKC August 2012

Enzo's 15th CC came at SKC (August) with BOB under Jill Peak.  He went on to win Group 3 under Bert Easdon.

Photo by Alan Seymour

Welsh Kennel Club

Enzo was 2nd in open dog, and won the Reserce Dog CC at WKC under Martin Freeman.

Enzo is pictured here from southern counties.


A wonderful day at the Italian Greyhound Club Championship SHow at Roade, where Enzo won his 14th CC and BEST IN SHOW under respected all rounder Albert Wight. 

Pictured with The BCC and RBIS winner Helen Lister's Ch. Florita Tipitina co-incidentally also winning her 14th CC on the day, along with Kay Rutter's BPIS Chrisford Sticky Fingers.

LEEDS 2012

At Leeds 2012, Margaret Boulcott was awarding CCs for the first time in IGs and she awarded Dog CC (His 13th) to Enzo along with Best of Breed.  Enzo was shortlisted in the group under Tom Mather.

southern counties 2012

No CCs on offer for IGs at Southern Counties, but Enzo - CH Dalinset Sarastro - won Best of breed under Liz Cartledge.  He then went on to win Toy Group 4 under Howard Ogden.

Photo by Benita Gower

BATH 2012

At Bath Ch Show, in blistering sunshine,  Enzo - Ch. Dalinset Sarastro - won his 12th CC, along with Best of Breed from breed specialist, Mrs Shirley Vincent.  At the end of a very hot day he performed spetacularly in the main ring and went on to win Toy Group 2 under Mrs Sonya Saxby.

photo by Louise Tope


At Birmingham National under Judge Dr Andreas Schemel, Enzo - Ch Dalinset Sarastro - won his 11th CC along with Best of Breed.  He then went on to win Group 4 under Mr George Farmer.

Photo by Alan Seymour.

WELKS 2012

At WELKS Enzo - Ch Dalinset Sarastro - won his 10th CC under respected breed specialist Annette Oliver.


At UK Toydog Ch Show March 2012 under Linda Jones Enzo won his 9th CC, together with BOB.  He then went on to win Reserve Best in SHow (Group 2) under Alan Bendelow!!



At Crufts March 2012 under judge Michael Quinney Enzo CH. Dalinset Sarastro) won a large Open Dog class and went on to win the Reserve Dog CC

Manchester 2012

Enzo - CH Dalinset Sarastro won Best Dog under Vandella Williams.