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January 2015

Mac is overall #2 Top Dog in the UK
Dog World/Arden Grange Top Dog competition 2014

  • The winners of the Dog World/Arden Grange Top Dog competition 2014 have been anounced and we are delighted to say that our boy Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac for Optimus JW is not only the winner of the Working Group he came second overall in the competition for the title of "Top Dog" in the country. Our congratulations go to the first place winner the record breaking Wire Fox Terrier "Ch Travella Striking Steel"
  • Thank you to all the judges that have thought so highly of Mac and thank you once again to his breeders Hilde Kjeldby and Glenn Hall of Old Manila Kennel (Norway).

Top Bullmastiff 2014

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac for Optimus JW is the UKs Top Bullmastiff 2014

Top Bullmastiff Breeder 2014

  • Congratulations to Hilde Kjeldby and Glenn Hall of Old Manila Kennel (Norway) who are the UK Top Bullmastiff Breeder 2014 in the Our Dogs/Arden Grange Top Breeder competition 2014

Manchester
Ch. Show

    What a great day. So proud of our "Mac", not only is he a great Show dog but is now proving himself as a sire, Manchester was about his offspring.
  • Ch Optimus Rhondda JW won Junior Bitch and Best Bitch In Breed.
  • Optimus Barrington - litter brother to Rhondda won Junior Dog.
  • Mac's daughter Millkeeper's Destiny won Post Graduate Bitch.
    Judge: Mr A T Nitch.
  • We were delighted with Ch Optimus Rhondda JW who on the day also competed in the Eukanuba Champion Stakes and won second place in a very strong line up of 60 champions!
    Judge: Mr Steve Hall.

Ch. Optimus Rhondda JW

  • Rhondda has had her hip score back from the BVA and we are very happy with the result. Hips are 4 : 4 = 8

Optimus Barrington Sh.CM

  • Optimus Barrington litter brother to Rhondda and owned by Scott and Julie Turner has now gained his KC Show Certificate of Merit.
  • Barrington has also had his hip score back from the BVA and we are very happy with his result. Hips are 6 : 5 = 11

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April 2015

WELKS
Ch. show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Open Dog class and RCC.
  • Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Open Bitch class and the CC.
    Judge: Mrs Jane Stockman.

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May 2015

Birmingham Dog Show Society
Ch. Show

  • Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins Bitch CC.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Dog RCC
  • Well Done to Scott and Julie Turner owners of Optimus Barrington Sh.CM (litter brother to Rhondda) who won the Yearling Dog class.
    Judge: Mr T Nagrecha.

Bullmastiff Society Of Scotland
Ch. Show

  • Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins Bitch RCC.
  • Congratulations to Scott and Julie Turner owners of Optimus Barrington Sh.CM and litter brother to Rhondda who won the Limit Dog class gaining his Stud Book number.
    Judge: Mr G Payne.

Scottish Kennel Club
Ch. Show

  • A great day at SKC with a father and daughter double win.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Dog CC and BOB.
  • Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins Bitch CC.
  • Optimus Barrington Sh.CM wins the Yearling Dog class.
    Judge: Mrs. C Davies.

Optimus
100 Not Out!

  • At the SKC Optimus dogs won our kennel the 100th CC an achievement we are very proud of.

Bath Ch. Show

  • Optimus Seven, made her show debut in style! At the age of just 6 months and 2 days she won the Minor Puppy Bitch class and then went on to win Best Puppy in Breed (Seven is the daughter of Ch Old Manila's Whisky Mac For Optimus JW x Ch Optimus Labelle).
  • Optimus Barrington Sh.CM wins the Limit Dog Class
    Judge: Mrs S Pollock-Yule.

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June 2015

3 Counties
Ch. Show

  • Another father and daughter double win today this is the 4th time they have taken top honours in the breed together.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Dog CC.
  • Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins Bitch CC and BOB.
    Judge: Mr B Russell.

World Dog Show Italy
Italian Club Show

  • Ch Optimus Rhondda JW is graded Excellent, wins Bitch Intermediate class and reserve CAC.
    Judge: Sanchez Pardo Jesus (Spain).

World Dog Show Italy
World Show

  • Wow... what a fantastic day we had at the World Dog Show
  • Ch Optimus Rhondda JW is once again graded Excellent, wins the Bitch Intermediate class and then goes on to be crowned BOS CACIB Bitch WW-2015.
    Judge: Malo Alcrudo Rafael (Spain).

Ch. Optimus Rhondda JW

  • After her sucess in Italy we are delighted to announce that Rhondda is now an Italian Champion and WW-2015.
  • We are very proud to be the only UK Bullmastiff breeder to have bred 2 World Winners, Rhondda follows in the footsteps of her uncle WW 11, Hun. Ch, Int Ch, UK Ch Optimus Franklin who is litter brother to Rhondda's mum, Ch Optimus Scarlet.

Border Union
Ch. Show

  • Happy birthday Mac
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Dog CC and BOB.
  • Optimus Barrington Sh.CM wins the Yearling Dog class.
    Judge: Mrs Pamela Jeans-Brown.
  • Later in the day Mac's birthday celebrations began after he won the Working Group under Group Judge Mr. Robin Newhouse.

Blackpool Ch. Show

  • Optimus Barrington Sh.CM wins the Dog RCC, congratulations to his owners Scott & Julie Turner.
    Judge: Mr Paul Harding.

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July 2015

Windsor Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Best Dog.
    Judge: Miss Amanda White (Allwatcha).

National Working and Pastoral Breeds Ch. Show

    Another great day! Our 5th father and daughter double win plus a Working Group 2 for Mac.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW Wins Open Dog the CC and BOB.
  • World It Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Open Bitch class & the Bitch CC
    Judge: Ms C Jenkins
  • "Mac" then went on to win 2nd place in the Working Group under Group Judge Mr J Luscott.

East of England
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW Wins the Dog RCC
  • World It Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Open Bitch class & the Bitch CC.
    Judge: Mr J Luscott.

Leeds Ch. Show

  • World It Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins Best Bitch.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW Wins Reserve Best Dog.
    Judge: Mr. Chris Roberts.

Optimus Will I Am

  • Following his success at the International Dog Show in Rotterdam we are delighted to announce that Optimus Will I Am is now a Dutch Champion. Willi is a Ch Optimus Scarlet & Oldwell Ike son and litter brother to Ch Optimus Labelle and Ch Optimus Alicia JW, he is Co-owned by us with Bob and Natasha of Cooperdale Bullmastiffs in Holland.
    Congratulations Bob and Natasha, we are very proud of you all.

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August 2015

Southern Bullmastiff Society Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins CC and RBIS.
    Judge: Mr G Sparham (Gameguard, Australia)

Paignton Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins CC and BOB.
  • Mac's son Optimus Barrington Sh.CM wins first place in the Limit Dog class and the RCC. Congratulations to his owners Scott & Julie
    Judge: Mr S Myring.

Bournemouth Canine Association Ch. Show

  • WW15, It Ch, Uk Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC.
    Judge: Mr F Kane.

Welsh Kennel Club Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the Open Dog class and the RCC, standing next to his son Optimus Barrington Sh.CM who won the Limit Dog class, CC & BOB. We are so happy for Scott & Julie and were delighted when he went on to win a 4th place in a very good Working Group
  • Not to be outdone daddy Mac went into the Champion Stakes (42 entries) and only went and won it! returning the next day to compete in the final. Mac showed well and won the overall competition and will now go forward to the grand final in October.
    Breed Judge: Mr W Newton.
    Group Judge: Mr Hedd Richards
    Eukanuba Champion Stakes Judge: Mr T Mather

SKC
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the RCC.
    Judge: Mr K R Newhouse (Annecy)

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September 2015


City Of Birmingham
Ch. Show

    Wow....a fantastic weekend at City Of Birmingham - a Tripple win for Mac and his daughters, a Puppy Group 1, plus a Stud Book entry for one of his sons, then to top it all a Reserve Best Puppy In Show!
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the DCC.
  • WW15, It Ch, Uk Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC & BOB.
  • Optimus Seven wins the Puppy Bitch class and Best Puppy In Breed.
  • Mac's son Millkeeper's Norseman wins the Limit Dog Class gaining his stud book number - Congratulations to his owners Cath & Frank Lewis.
    Judge: Mrs M Wildman.

  • We were very pleased with Optimus Seven who later on in the day enjoyed her time in the big ring and went on to win first place in a very strong Working Puppy Group.
    Judge: Mrs P Hollings
  • The following day Optimus Seven returned to compete against the winners of the other puppy groups, and we are delighted to say that she was awarded Reserve Best Puppy In Show by Mrs P Hollings.

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October 2015

British Bullmastiff League
Ch. Show

  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW Wins the BCC & RBIS.
    Rhondda was handled for the first time by our friend Melissa Smith who was visiting from Australia, thank you Mel you did a great job.
    Judge: Mr. W Walkey (Canada)

Midland Counties
Ch. Show

  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the BCC.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins RCC.
    Judge: Miss A Ingham.

Eukunaba Champion
Stakes Final

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW - "Mac" competes in this very prestigious event and once again he does our breed proud winning through to the final seven.

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November 2015

Northern Bullmastiff Club
Ch. Show

    A great day out at The Northern Bullmastiff Club Champ Show.
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the BCC and Best In Show
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins DCC and Reserve Best In Show.
  • Ch Optimus Scarlet wins Best Brindle in Show.
  • Optimus Seven wins Best Puppy in Show.
    Judge: Mrs Tracey Walker.

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December 2015


Gladys has had a litter

We are delighted that a mating between Optimus Barrington Sh.CM and Ch Optimus Labelle (Stanley and Gladys) has produced 7 puppies - 4 boys and 3 girls. Both parents have excellent hip scores, Stan - 6:5 and Gladys - 4:4, mother and babies are doing well.
  • Click here to view the pedigree

  • L.K.A
    Ch. Show

    • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the BCC.
    • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins RCC.
      Judge: Mr. Bas Bosch (Belgium).

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