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Optimo Ona Moonbeam (Dixie)
Dixie became one of the youngest ever Smooth Fox Terrier Grand Champions gaining her title before 2 years of age winning consistently since she was 6 months of age.
3 Royal CCs, 5 Specialty CCs, numerous in show and group awards.
One of the biggest winning bitches in Australia over the last decade,
Dixie arguably has a record second to none.
Australia's No. 1 Smooth Fox Terrier bitch in 2009 and
No. 2 nationally on both the Best of Breed and All Breeds leaderboards*
In 2009 #5 Terrier in Victoria (leading Smooth Fox Terrier)
and #12 Nationally (all terriers)*
And all this under two years of age!
Sire: Ch Optimo Ona Jetstream x Dam: Ch Optimo Ozzie Affaire.
BEST OF BREED
ROYAL MELBOURNE and ROYAL CANBERRA SHOWS IN 2009
ROYAL CANBERRA SHOW 2010. Bitch CC & RUBOB
Fox Terrier Club of NSW Specialty 2011
Judge: Mrs Sandra McMahon (NSW).
Fox Terrier Club of Victoria Specialty 2010
Best Bitch & RU Best of Breed
Judge: Mrs Patricia Broom (UK). Total entry of 44 Smooth Fox Terriers
Fox Terrier Club of Victoria Specialty 2009
Best Bitch & RU Best of Breed
Judge: Mr Benny Blid (Sweden).
Smooth Fox Terrier Club of Victoria 2009
Best Bitch & RU In-show
Judge: Breed specialist Ken Sheppard (NSW)
Fox Terrier Club of South Australia Specialty 2010
Best Bitch & Best of Breed
Judge: Mrs J. Bousek (USA).
Fox Terrier Club of Victoria 2008
BEST BABY PUPPY IN SHOW
60th Diamond Jubilee Championship Show (AM)
Judge: Antonia Thornton (Watteau, UK)
BIS, BISS Ch Optimo Ozzy Affaire (AI)
BEST IN SHOW
SMOOTH FOX TERRIER CLUB OF VICTORIA
9th April 2005
BISS Ch. Optimo Ozzie Sunrise (Ozzie)
BEST OF BREED & RUIS
FOX TERRIER CLUB OF VICTORIA, 2010
Judge Mrs Patricia Broom (UK) Breed Specialist
Total entry of 44 Smooth Fox Terriers
BEST IN SHOW
SMOOTH FOX TERRIER CLUB OF VICTORIA, 2009
Judge Mr Ken Sheppard (NSW) Breed Specialist
Litter brother of Ch Optimo Ona Sunrise Note, and a full younger brother of Jetstream.
Best of Breed Sporting Terrier Club of Victoria, June 2008 under judge Dr V. Huber (USA) from an entry of 30 Smooth Fox Terriers.
Best Smooth dog under international judge Mrs Ferelith Sommerfield (UK).
Best Smooth dog Sporting Terrier Club of Victoria, June 2010 under breed specialist Mrs Pat Plimmer (NZ).
Bothwell Foxtrot (Imp UK) (Sue)
Vale Sue - Bothwell Foxtrot (Imp. UK)
Our dear Sue has crossed the rainbow bridge. She will never be forgotten
and is missed by us all.
Sue carried the world's top blood lines and has passed on her excellent quality, breed type,
balance and soundness for Optimo in Australia and Sunrise in USA.
**** #1 dog All Breeds in Finland 2012 ****
Winner of Champion of Champions February 2013
Multi Ch Texforrier Get Off My Cloud (Skäbä)
Co-owned by Molli Nyman, Sari Latinen and Jan Campbell
Sire: Am Ch Lil'tch Game On x Dam: Multi Ch Optimo Ona Sunrise High
Ch. Optimo Oxonian (Fred)
Fred passed over the Rainbow bridge late 2006.
Sadly missed by Ruth Durance and John Sloss.
Fred's excellent breed type is found in some of the leading bloodlines in Australia and America.
Ch. Optimo Omen (Wally)
Wally pictured with his proud owners Beatrice Kirby and the late Roc Kirby, AO.
Wally is a great stud dog and has been a brilliant producer for Optimo
and Wendy Ellwood's Sealgair prefix.
Hungarian Jnr Ch Agria Loulou (Imp. Hungary)
Photo taken at Quarantine January 2006.
Bred by Judit & András Korozs.
Am. Ch. Sunrise Memories of Mansevale (Conan)
S. Ch. Rapidan Oh By George
D. Aust.Am Ch. Mansevale Madeira Mydear
Co-owned by Claire Hoffmann (USA) email: Claire Hoffmann
Ch Optimo On A Sunrise High (AI)
Litter sister of Ch Optimo Ona Jetstream
Whelped February 2005.
Sire: Am Ch Sunrise Memories of Mansevale JE
Dam: Ch Optimo Only a Game
Fleur is in Finland with Molli Nyman (Texforrier).
Fleur was BOB at her first 2 shows in Finland, September 2007.
BOB at the international show in Italy, Saturday 9th December 2006
under judge Mr Peter Green (USA). The following is his critique:
"Beautiful type, extremely lovely head and expression, super legs and feet,
nice shaped body, lovely quarters and tail-set.
... a beautiful Fox Terrier.."
Ch Optimo Ona Sunrise Note (Ella)
S. Am. Ch. Sunrise Memories of Mansevale
D. Ch Optimo Only a Game
Ella had a very successful show career and was a terrier puppy finalist at the Royal Melbourne show.
Ella now lives in Queensland with her proud owners Irene and Peter Hamner.
Ella is very good at rounding up the chooks every night and putting them away!
Ch Optimo Old Lace (Ruby)
Best in Show Smooth Fox Terrier Show 1998
S. Aust./Am./Can. Ch. Optimo Oracle
D. Aust. Ch Optimo Orl Fulla Fun
Optimo Once Ina While (Belle)
(November 1995 - September 2006).
Sadly missed by Bernadette Murphy and Jan and Ken.
Belle's progeny have left their type and character in Australia, Europe and America.