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Optimus Bullmastiffs - News

January 2016

Rhondda

  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW Is the Top Bullmastiff Bitch 2015.

Scarlet

  • Ch Optimus Scarlet is the Top Brood Bitch 2015

Bullmastiff
Association
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Dog CC and BOB.
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the RCC.
    Judge: Mr. John Bissat

Manchester
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins BOB.
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins Best Bitch.
    Judge: Mr. J Stubbs
  • Once judging was complete Mac headed over to compete in the group ring where he won Working Group 3.
    Judge: Miss Ann Ingram.

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February 2016

Bullmastiff
Winners Event
2016

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW Wins Best Male.

Northern Bullmastiff Club
Open Show

  • Optimus Barrington Sh.CM wins Best in Show, congratulations to his owners Scott & Julie Turner.
  • Optimus Seven wins first in Junior bitch.
  • Ch Optimus Scarlet wins Best Veteran bitch.
    Judge: Mr J Walton Haddon.

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March 2016

Champion
Optimus Liberty

  • Congratulations to Gkalitsis Konstantinos on his new Champion of Greece - Ch Optimus Liberty

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April 2016

Working & Pastoral Breeds of Wales
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Dog CC and BOB, Mac is later short-listed in the group.
  • Mac's Son Millkeeper's Norseman wins first in Limit Dog.
    Judge: Mr. Richard Kinsey.

WELKS
Ch. show

  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Open Bitch class and the CC.
  • Optimus Barrington Sh.CM wins the Reserve Dog CC - congratulations to his owners Scott & Julie Turner.
    Judge: Mr. Bradley Richards.

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May 2016

Welsh & West Of England
Ch. Show

  • Ch Optimus Scarlet wins Best Veteran In Show.
    Judge: Mr. Christofer Habig (Germany).

Optimus Seven

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

Birmingham Dog Show Society
Ch. Show

  • Optimus Barrington Sh.CM (Stan) wins Open Dog, the Dog CC & BOB. Stan is Mac's Son and also litter brother to Rhondda.
    Congratulations & Well Done to his owners Scott and Julie Turner.
  • Millkeeper's Norseman (Teddy) wins second in limit Dog
  • Millkeeper's Destiny (Grace) wins first place in Limit Bitch. (Teddy & Grace are litter brother and sister and also sired by Mac), well done to their owners Cath & Frank Lewis.
    Judge: Mr George Arthur Senior.

Scottish Kennel Club
Ch. Show

    A great day at SKC with a brother and sister double win.
  • Optimus Barrington Sh.CM (Stanley) wins the Open Dog class, his 3rd CC with BOB making him into a champion on the day.
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC.
    Judge: Mr. Dave Webster.
  • Later in the day Stanley celebrated his new title in style and delighted us and his owners Scott & Julie by winning the Working Group.
    Judge: Mr K Nathan

Champion
Optimus Barrington Sh.CM

  • Congratulations to Scott & Julie Turner on your first Bullmastiff Champion (Subject to KC confirmation) - Ch Optimus Barrington Sh.CM.

Bath
Ch. Show

  • Ch Optimus Barrington Sh.CM wins the Open Dog Class, Dog CC & BOB
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch RCC.
    Judge: Mrs S Grant.

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June 2016

3 Counties
Ch. Show

  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins Bitch CC and BOB.
  • Ch Optimus Barrington Sh.CM wins the Dog RCC.
    Judge: Mr C Powell.

Border Union
Ch. Show

    WOW! What an unforgettable weekend at Border Union where Mac started his birthday celebrations early.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins his 38th CC with BOB.
  • Mac's daughter WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch RCC.
  • Mac's Sons - Ch Optimus Barrington Sh.CM and Millkeeper's Norseman win second & reserve places in the Limit Dog class.
  • Mac's daughters Millkeeper Hidden Treasure at Dreadnot & Millkeeper's Destiny win first & second places in the Limit Bitch Class.
    Judge: Mr. Andrew Walker.

  • Later in the day we were thrilled when Mac won the Working Group under Group Judge Mr. Keith Baldwin.

  • We made a return trip back to Border Union the following day where Mac was representing both the breed and the Working Group under Best in Show Judge Mr Keith Nathan.
    Once again Mac owned the ring and showed his socks off right up to the point where Judge Keith Nathan held out his hand and awarded him BEST IN SHOW!

  • A very proud day for us here at Optimus and for his breeders Hilde & Glenn in Norway.
    Wishing you a very happy birthday Mac xx

Blackpool Ch. Show

  • Optimus Seven wins first place in Limit Bitch.
    Judge: Mrs F Krall.

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July 2016

British Bullmastiff League
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW Wins the Dog RCC.
    Judge: Mrs Karina Le Mare

East of England
Ch. Show

    Another brother & sister double win today!
  • Ch Optimus Barrington Sh.CM (Stanley) wins his 5th CC with BOB
  • Barington's litter sister World It Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Open Bitch class & the Bitch CC.
    Judge: Mr. R Searle.
  • Later in the day Stanley was on top form and we were very pleased to see him win 4th place in the Working Group under Group Judge Mr T N Munro. Congratulations to his owners Julie & Scott Turner.

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August 2016


Paignton Ch. Show

  • Optimus Daffyd (Mac's grandson by Ch Optimus Barrington x Ch Optimus Labelle) wins Puppy Dog & Best Puppy in breed.
    Judge: Mrs P Blunden.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins second place in the Eukanuba Special Champion Stakes.
    Judge: Mr G Haran
  • Later in the day Optimus Daffyd enjoyed his time in the Group Ring winning second place in a very strong Working Puppy Group.
    Judge: Mr D Stewart-Ritchie.

Bournemouth Canine Association Ch. Show

    A tripple win for Optimus & it is our 8th father and daughter double too!
  • WW15, It Ch, Uk Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC & BOB.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Dog CC.
  • Optimus Daffyd wins Puppy Dog & Best Puppy In Breed.
    Judge: Mrs S Garner.
  • Later in the day we were delighted to see Daffyd repeating last weeks win at Paington by winning another second place in the Working Puppy Group.
    Judge: Mr R Searle.

Welsh Kennel Club Ch. Show

    Happy 21st Rhondda!
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the RCC.
  • WW15, It Ch, Uk Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins her 21st Bitch CC.
  • Optimus Daffyd wins Puppy Dog & Best Puppy In Breed.
    Judge: Dr R James.
  • Later in the day Daffyd won fourth place in a lovely Working Puppy Group.
    Judge: Mrs Anne Macdonald.

European Belgium Bullmastiff
Club Show

    A great weekend in Belgium
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the CAC and Best Male.
  • Optimus Daffyd wins Puppy Dog & Best Puppy In Breed.
    Judge: Mr P Van Montfoort

European Dog Show
Brussels, Belgium

  • WW15, It Ch, Uk Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the bitch RCAC and RICAC.
    Adult Bullmastiff Judge: Mr Carlos Salas Melero.
  • Optimus Daffyd wins Puppy Dog & Best Puppy In Breed.
    Puppy & Junior Bullmastiff Judge: Mr Bas Bosch.
  • Later in the day Daffyd showed well in the big ring and we were delighted to see him go on to win Reserve Best Puppy In Show.
    Judge: Mr A Komorowski.

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September 2016


City Of Birmingham
Ch. Show

    A great weekend for Daffyd at City Of Birmingham
  • Optimus Daffyd wins Puppy Dog & Best Puppy In Breed.
  • Daffyd's litter sister Optimus Diva, co-owned with Scott & Julie Turner wins Best Puppy Bitch.
    Judge: Mr R Oldham.
  • Optimus Daffyd later on in the day enjoyed his time in the big ring and went on to win fourth place in a very strong Working Puppy Group.
    Judge: Mr E Paterson.
  • It was a busy day for Daffyd who also competed in the second day of the Mike Stockman Memorial Puppy Stakes class with an entry of 40 puppy dogs, he not only won the dog class but went on to win that days competition after competing against the winning puppy bitch.
    Judge: Mrs M Purnell-Carpenter.
  • The following day Daffyd returned for the final day to compete against the other winners of the Mike Stockman Memorial Puppy Stakes, and we are delighted to say that he was declared the overall winner by Judge: Mrs Purnell-Carpenter, he now goes forward to the finals later in the year.

Richmond
Ch. Show

    A Tripple win for Mac, Rhondda & Daffyd.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the DCC & BOB
  • WW15, It Ch, Uk Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC.
  • Optimus Daffyd wins the Puppy Dog class and Best Puppy In Breed.
    Judge: Mrs Marion McArdle.
  • Mac later on in the day went on to win second place in the Working Group.
    Judge: Mr Stuart Mallard

Darlington
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Best Dog & BOB
  • Optimus Daffyd wins the Puppy Dog class and Best Puppy In Breed.
    Judge: Mr I Garthwaite.
  • Daffyd later on in the day went on to win a lovely Working Puppy Group.
    Judge: Dr R James.

Belfast
Ch. Show

    A great day in Belfast
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC & BOB
  • Optimus Daffyd wins the Puppy Dog class and Best Puppy In Breed.
    Judge: Mr K Young.
  • Rhondda & Daffyd later on in the day went on to compete in the groups and both did very well, Rhondda won Working Group 3 and Daffyd won the Working Puppy Group.
    Judge: Mrs L Lewis.

A new record for Rhondda

    A very proud day for Optimus
  • We are very proud to announce that "Rhondda" - WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW won her 23rd Bitch CC at Belfast beating the previous Bitch CC record of 22 CCs held by her great grandmother Ch Optimus Holly.

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October 2016

South Wales Kennel Association
Ch. Show

    Another tripple win for Mac, Rhondda & Daffyd.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Best Dog & BOB
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW Wins Best Bitch.
  • Optimus Daffyd wins the Junior Dog class and Best Puppy In Breed.
    Judge: Caroline Friend-Rees (Amical)
  • Later in the day Mac & Daffyd competed in the groups
  • Mac won the working group 4th place
    Judge: Dr. R James.
  • Daffyd went on to win a lovely Working Puppy Group 2 place.
    Judge: Mrs P A Blay.

  • Mac also competed and won the day's heat of the Eukanuba Champion Stakes (Working/Pastoral/Terrier) he returned the following day to compete against the winners of the other days heats and won it! qualifying him for the Eukanuba World Challenge for the second year running.
    Judge: Mrs Liz Stannard

Midland Counties
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the Dog CC & BOB.
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the RCC.
  • Optimus Daffyd wins Best Puppy and the RCC.
    Judge: Mr. Stuart Mallard.
  • Mac later on in the day Mac went on to win second place in the Working Group.
    Judge: Mr. Peter Jolly.

A new record for Mac

    Another very proud day for Optimus
  • After winning is 41st CC at Midland Counties "Mac" - Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW is now the UK CC Record holder, and with 206 points is the Top Winning Bullmastiff in Breed History!

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November 2016

Northern Bullmastiff Club
Ch. Show

  • Optimus Daphne won the RCC and Best Puppy in Show, congratulations to her owner Pamela Dempsey.

  • Judge: Mrs Daphne Peglar.

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December 2016


L.K.A
Ch. Show

  • Optimus Daffyd continues his successful start in the show ring by winning the CC and BOB at just 12 months of age in his first Junior class.
    Judge: Mr. Paul Harding.

Optimus Brutus
"Bosun"

29/09/03 - 16/12/16

  • Sadly Cath & Frank Lewis had to say goodbye to Bosun at the grand age of 13 years & 2 months.
    Bosun was a very mischievous boy with a very big personality who left a long lasting impression on all those that met him. His "bomb proof" temperament with both people and dogs combined with his ability and willingness to work for Cath, took them into both the show and obedience rings, making him great ambassador for the breed.
    Run free and sleep well Bosun, you will be very sadly missed.

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