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January 2017


After the great success we had in the show ring during 2016 we are very proud to announce the following:-

Top Breeder

  • Top Breeder 2016 is awarded to the Optimus Kennel.

Top Bullmastiff

  • Mac - Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW is the Top Bullmastiff 2016 & the breeds CC record holder.

Top Bullmastiff Bitch

  • Rhondda - WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW Is the Top Bullmastiff Bitch 2016 & the breeds Bitch CC record holder.

Top Puppy

  • Daffyd - Optimus Daffyd is the Top Puppy 2016

Top Brood Bitch

  • Scarlet - Ch Optimus Scarlet is the Top Brood Bitch 2016


Litters

    We have 2 litters
  • USA CH Dal Primo in 7he Making x WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW, have given us 6 puppies, 5 girls and 1 boy.
  • Int Ch Leatherneck Rodels N’Road Warrior x Optimus Seven have given us 1 puppy, a girl.
    Both girls and their babies are doing well. For more details, please click here to see our litters page
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February 2017

Northern Bullmastiff Club
Open Show

  • Optimus Daffyd wins first in Junior dog and Reserve Best Dog.
  • Litter sister to Daffyd - Optimus Daphne owned by Pamela Dempsey wins first in Junior Bitch.
  • Ch Optimus Scarlet wins Best Veteran bitch.
    Judge: Mr John Purnell.

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March 2017

Crufts


Great Results for Optimus at Crufts 2017.
  • Optimus Daphne, 1st Junior Bitch and Bitch CC, congratulations to her owner Pamela Dempsey
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac for Optimus JW, 1st Open Dog and RCC
  • Optimus Daffyd - 1st Junior Dog
  • Optimus Maddison, owned by Nikki & Dan Downs - 1st Limit Bitch
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW, 2nd Open Bitch
  • Ch Optimus Scarlet, 2nd Veteran Bitch
    Our thanks to Judge: Mr Steve W Hall.

South Wales Pup Of The Year


Optimus Daffyd is South Wales Pup Of The Year!

  • We were very pleased when Daffyd went BPIS at Vale of Glamorgan last year and we were delighted to hear that he had qualified and was invited to compete in the South Wales Pup Of The Year Competition.
  • Today we couldn't have asked for more from Daffyd when out of the 46 qualifying dogs he was crowned South Wales Pup Of The Year.
    Our thanks to Judges Mr Lee Cox and Mr Tony Allcock MBE for thinking so highly of Daffyd.

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April 2017

BBL
Open show

  • Optimus Daphne wins 1st Junior Bitch and Best in Show.
  • Optimus Daffyd wins 1st Junior Dog and Reserve Best Dog.
    Thank you to Judge: Mrs D Stansbury.

Working & Pastoral Breeds of Wales
Ch. Show

    Mac goes all the way!
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Dog CC & BOB.
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch RCC.
    Judge: Mr Tom Johnson.
  • Mac was on top form at the show and later in the day he not only went on to win a very stong Working Group, he also went on to win Best in Show!
    A very big thank you to our Group Judge Mr. Richard Kinsey for thinking so highly of our Mac.

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May 2017

Birmingham Dog Show Society
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Dog CC.
  • Optimus Daffyd JW wins first place in the Junior Dog class.
    Judge: Mr Joe Smith.

Welsh & West Of England
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the CC & BOB.
  • Mac's daughter WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC
  • Mac's Grandson Optimus Daffyd wins first place in the Junior Dog class.
  • Our congratulations and well done go to the owners of Mac's Grandson - Sundabish Mr Majeika who was Reserve Best in show, Mac's Grandaughter - Stoneglad Stole The Show With Carminway who was Best Puppy in Show & his Grandson - Stoneglad Soulfire who Reserve Best Puppy in Show.
    Judge: Mr. Jeff Horswell (Crufts BIS judge 2017).

Bullmastiff Society Of Scotland
Ch. Show

    A day off for our dogs this time as Peter enjoyed a great day judging at the Bullmastiff Society Of Scotland Championship Show, thank you to all the exhibitors for entering and thank you to the club for their invitation to judge.
  • DCC & BOB went to Sundabish Mr Majeika, Dog RCC was Jessiemai Reason To Believe.
  • BCC & BOS went to Emsuart Lady Middleton, Bitch RCC winner & Best Veteran was Ch Sundabish Suzi Wong JW.
  • Best Puppy was Stoneglad Sisqo.

Scottish Kennel Club
Ch. Show

  • Optimus Daffyd wins the Junior dog class.
    Judge: Mr. C. Quantrill.

Bath
Ch. Show

  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC.
  • Optimus Daffyd wins the Junior dog class.
    Judge: Mrs Sue Searle.

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June 2017

3 Counties
Ch. Show

  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins Bitch RCC.
    Judge: Mr Ken Baines.

Blackpool Ch. Show

    WOW! another unforgettable day at Blackpool where Mac was celebrating his birthday week in style.
  • Firstly before our breed judging started Mac went into the Eukunuba Champion Stakes and was the overall winner qualifying him for the finals later in the year - this is the 3rd year running he has qualified.
    Judge: Mr Keith Nathan.
  • Mac then moved over to the breed ring, going on to win the dog CC & BOB under International Judge Mrs Elina Haapaniemi from Finland
  • With no time for a break as the group was being called it was straight into the big ring to compete for a place in the Working Group. Mac impressed group judge Mr Jeff Luscott who had no hesitation in awarding him the Working Group 1.
  • After waiting for the last group of the day to be judged Mac then entered the ring representing not only the breed but the Working Group too. After a very long day Mac was still showing well competing against the other group winners and we were over the moon when Judge Irene McManus having gone over all the dogs in the ring walked towards us and awarded Mac BEST IN SHOW!

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

Optimus Daffyd JW

  • Daffyd remains unbeaten in the Junior classes at Champ shows.


Optimus Diva

  • Diva's hip and elbow scores have come back from the BVA and we are very pleased with 7-7 for hips and 0-0 for her elbows.

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July 2017


National Working & Pastoral Breeds
Ch. Show

    Another father & daughter double win today!
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the CC & BOB.
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Open Bitch class & the Bitch CC.
  • Optimus Daffyd wins the Limit dog class.
    Judge: Mr S McArdle.

Leeds
Ch. Show

    Optimus Keep it in the family again!
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins BOB and Working Group 2.
    Group Judge: Mr. Jack Bispham.
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins Best Bitch
  • Rhondda's daughter Optimus Pandora wins Best Puppy Bitch.
    Breed Judge: Mrs Christina Chapman.

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August 2017

Southern Bullmastiff Society
Ch. Show

  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins Reserve Best In Show.
  • Rhondda's daughter Optimus Pandora wins Best Puppy In Show.
    Judge: Ms. Helen Nietsch (USA).

Vale Of Glamorgan Open Show

  • Optimus Daffyd wins BOB, Group 1 and Best In Show!.
  • Optimus Pandora wins Best Puppy and Puppy Group 2.
    Breed and Group Judge: Mrs B Sweigart.
    BIS judge: Mrs J Janek

Bournemouth Canine Association Ch. Show

    Make that another double!
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins Dog CC, BOB & Working Group 1.
  • WW15, It Ch, UK Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC.
  • Optimus Pandora wins her Minor Puppy Bitch class.
    Breed Judge: Mrs M Bryant
    Group Judge: Mr E Engh.

Welsh Kennel Club
Ch. Show

    Double delight as we celebrate our 14th father & daughter double win!.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the Dog CC, BOB & Working Group 1.
  • WW15, It Ch, Uk Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC.
  • Optimus Pandora wins Minor Puppy Bitch class.
    Breed Judge: Mr. J Stubbs
    Group Judge: Mr. S Mallard.

SKC
Champ. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the CC, BOB & Working Group 2.
    Breed Judge: Mr. P Jolly
    Group Judge Mr. J Horswell.

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September 2017


City Of Birmingham
Ch. Show

  • Optimus Pandora wins first place in the Puppy Bitch class.
    Judge: Mr F Kane.

Richmond
Ch. Show

  • WW15, It Ch, Uk Ch Optimus Rhondda JW wins the Bitch CC.
  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac For Optimus JW wins the RDCC
  • Optimus Pandora wins the Puppy Bitch class and Best Puppy In Breed.
    Judge: Mr D Ericsson.
  • Pandora later on in the day went on to win third place in the Working Puppy Group.
    Judge: Mrs S Marshall

Darlington
Ch. Show

  • Optimus Daffyd wins Best Dog & BOB
  • Optimus Pandora wins Best Puppy Bitch.
  • Optimus Daphne wins Best Bitch.
    Judge: Mrs Tracey Walker.

Welsh & West
Open Show

  • Optimus Daphne wins Best in show
  • Optimus Pandora wins Best Puppy in Show.
  • Ch Optimus Scarlet wins Best Veteran in Show.
    Judge: Mrs Cathy Latter.

Driffield
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac for Optimus JW wins the RDCC
  • Optimus Daffyd JW wins the CC & BOB.
    Judge: Mrs B Bodell.

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October 2017

BBL
Open Show

  • Optimus Daffyd JW wins Best in Show
  • Optimus Daphne wins Best Bitch in Show.
  • Optimus Pandora wins Minor Puppy Bitch Class.
    Judge: Mr A Bicknell

Midland Counties
Ch. Show

  • Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac for Optimus JW wins RCC.
  • Optimus Pandora wins Best Puppy & the RCC..
    Judge: Mr R Newhouse.

World Show
Leipzig Germany

  • WW11, Int Ch, UK Ch Optimus Franklin wins Best Veteran

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November 2017

Northern Bullmastiff Club
Ch. Show

  • Optimus Daffyd wins the CC & BOB.
  • Optimus Daphne won the BCC, congratulations to her owner Pamela Dempsey.
    Judge: Mr Roy Baker.

Optimus Daffyd JW

  • We are very pleased to announce that Daffyd is our latest Optimus Champion!

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December 2017


L.K.A
Ch. Show

  • Optimus Daffyd wins the limit Class & RCC.
  • Optimus Pandora wins Best Puppy & RCC
    Judge: Mme Anne-Marie Class (France).

Ch Old Manila’s Whisky Mac for Optimus JW

  • Mac is once again Top Bullmastiff, for a record 4th time!
    We would like to thank all the judges so far that have thought so highly of him.

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