British Utility Breeds Association Championship Show 2016 ~ 2nd Minor puppy - Judge Mr Steve Harrison-Stratford
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinor’s Dakata Duranta, another well balanced dog with quite the characteristics of the winner. Good size
Boston Championship Show 2017 - 3rd Minor Puppy Bitch ~ Judge Mrs Carol Harwood
Joint Dalmatian Clubs Championship Show 2017 - 2nd Puppy Dog ~ Judges Mrs Diane Dinsdale & Mrs Maggie Mulholland
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinors Dakata Duranta. Another promising lad. Can see his sire running through him. Excellent pigmentation. Has already an air of elegance. Really lovely head and eye. Moved with style and freedom carrying his tail correctly. Promising
Crufts 2017 - 2nd Puppy Dog ~ Judge Mr Rob Sansom
Judge's Critique ~ GARDNER -DAKATA DURANTA - 10 mth B/S , such a handy size , he has a very good head , excellent neck and front , sound bone , good feet ,well made body , in good coat and spotting , he moved lovely in profile scoring over 1 with tailset , just a little lazy out and back
Windsor Championship Show 2017 - 2nd Junior Dog ~ Judge Mrs Karen Goff-Leggett
Judge's Critique ~ Miss T A Gardinor’s Dakata Duranta Well-developed young dog was 15 months of age, well-marked and balanced youngster, lovely head dark eyes, good bone, feet and good hind quarters, moved sound with good reach, free movement, correct tail carriage.
British Dalmatian Club Championship show 2017 - 1st Novice Dog ~ Judge Mr Malcolm Smith
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinor's Dakata Duranta In lovely coat condition with very good black pigment. HE has a nice reachy neck into a clean wither and level back.Good spring of rib and moving out really well with well held tail carriage.Handler should be aware of his stance as he tends at times to stretch out his stifle when standing
BUBA Championship Show 2017 - 2nd Yearling Dog ~ Judge Mrs Gail Levy
Judge's Critique ~
Gardinor’s Dakata Duranta. Another masculine but not overdone black spotted dog, Deep chest, well sprung ribs, very well balanced with lovely head, dark eyes, moved out well keeping good topline and tailset. Correct angulation.
Boston Championship Show 2018 - 2nd Yearling Dog ~ Judge Mrs Jane Lilley
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinor's Dakata Duranta. So well conformed all through with good shoulders, feet and topline if just a touch longer in loin than the winner. A very good mover with a serious expression.
Joint Dalmatian Clubs Championship Show 2018 - 2nd Yearling Dog ~ Judge Mrs Christing Lewis
Crufts 2018 - 4th Yearling Dog ~ Judge Mrs Sally-Ann Neath-Duggan
BDC Open Show 2018 - 1st Graduate Dog ~ Judge Miss Marie Hobbs
Judge's Critique ~Gardinor’s Dakata Duranta Nicely put together lighter in bone but was eye catching in cleanness and decoration Moved out well with nice feet and excellent tail carriage. Attractive head. Steady moving away and back, Elegant
East of England Championship Show 2018 - 2nd Post Graduate Dog ~ Judge Mrs Sue Wilkinson
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinor Dakata Duranta well constructed black spotted dog with good pigment and even decoration, good topline and tail carriage, well bent stifle , strong hindquarters, moved out well coming and going.
City of Birmingham Championship Show 2018 - 2nd Graduate Dog ~ Judge Mr Ed Casey
Judge's Critique ~ GARDINOR Miss T A Dakata Duranta Pleasing headed dog, clean through the front but not as well angulated as one. Strong topline which he maintained standing and moving, well muscled quarters and hocks well let down. Shown in good condition, moved ok.
NoEDC Championship Show 2018 - 1st Graduate Dog ~ Judge Mrs Maggie Mulholland
Midland Counties Championship Show 2018 - 2nd Post Graduate Dog ~ Judge Mr Per Iversen
BDC Championship Show 2018 - 2nd Graduate Dog ~ Judge Mr John Watson
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinor’s Dakata Durante Slightly smaller and more compact than 1. Standard size with good black spotting. Although a nicely constructed dog of 2.5 yrs, his movement and ring presence did not match that of 1
BUBA Championship Show 2018 - 3rd Post Graduate Dog ~ Judge Mrs Jane Gardner
LKA Championship Show 2018 - 1st Post Graduatet Dog ~ Judge Mr Steve Harrison-Stratford
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinor's Dakata Duranta. Nicely constructed dog who moved straight and true. Dark eye. Level topline. Nice tail set and carried well when standing. Good tight feet.
Boston Championship Show 2019 - 1st Post Graduate Dog ~ Judge Mrs Margaret Cuthbertson
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinor's Dakata Duranta. Handsome black spotted boy of correct size. Lovely head and well constructed front. Reachy neck and level topline. Well sprung ribs giving roomy chest and good shape underneath. Strong over loin with good width of thigh, correct tail carriage. Moved with ease.
Manchester Championship Show 2019 - 2nd Post Graduate ~ Judge Mr Rob Sansom
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinor's Dakata Duranta. This 2 yr old black was very impressive for shape, very pleasing head and eye, good neck and topline, well spotted with good profile movement, liked his quarters, just a little slack in front.
East of England Championship
Show 2019 - 3rd Post Graduate Dog ~ Judge Mr Kevan Berry
NoEDC Open show 2019 - 1st Post Graduate Dog ~ Judge Mrs Helen Tingey
LKA Championship Show 2019 - 1st Post Graduate Dog ~ Mr Alan Cuthbertson
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinor’s Dakata Duranta. Black spotted male with lovely dark eyes giving gentle expression. Head of good proportions with well developed muzzle, reachy neck and defined wither, level topline with correctly placed tail. Good deep chest and strength over loin. Sound movement.
Boston Championship Show 2020 - 2nd Limit Dog ~ Judge Mrs Pat Wilson
Judge's Critique ~ Ms TA Gardinor – Dakata Duranta, Lovely head and expression, well boned, strong hind quarters, calm with good pigment.
Joint Dalmatian Clubs Championship Show 2020 - 3rd Post Graduate ~ Judge Mrs Diane Dinsdale
Crufts show 2020 - 2nd Limit Dog ~ Judge Mrs Karen Goff-Leggett
Judge's Critique ~ Gardinor's DAKATA DURANTA Eye-catching black with excellent deep black pigmentation on a sparkling white coat. Lovely outline with well defined wither, deep brisket and good lay of shoulder. Lovely head with a good dark eye. His rounded quarters enabled him to move with great extension and drive.