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Rumsden Optima


Sire: Andrews Miracle (Maerdy Forum x Claybury Clarissa)

Dam: Cargriff Lizzy (Foxacre Ironside x Hampton Fameuse)

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Optima was lightly shown as a split aged two year old, and was 6th at the Royal Show, and 1st at Surrey County, her only shows. She is breeding really well. Her second calf was Tosca, unbeaten as a yearling in 2003 including 1st at The Royal Show, Reserve Breed Champion at Heathfield and Reserve Female Champion at the South of England. Her most recent daughter, Dosca, was Junior Champion at the SECA calf show in 2009. Optima's daughters are having a real influence in our herd. We are flushing Tosca, her 2002 daughter, and breeding naturally from Ultima (2003), Akita (2005) and Bolero (2006). We have repurchased Sorbonne (2001) on the strength of her outstanding daughter by New sold to Andrew Powell at the Royal Welsh Show, and we will retain Dosca, Optima's 2008 daughter.


H. Rumsden Sorbonne born April 2001 by Allanfauld Vagabond sold to Graywood Charolais. repurchased in 2007 with heifer calf at foot.

H. Rumsden Tosca born May 2002 by Doonally Olmeto 1st Royal Show in 2003. ET donor.

H. Rumsden Ultima born May 2003 by Doonally New retained

B. Rumsden Vortex born May 2004 by Doonally Palu SOLD AT 11 MONTHS

H.Rumsden Akita born May 2005 by Rumsden Samurai. Female Champion Heathfield Show 2006, 2nd Royal Show 2006, Breed Champion Surrey County 2007, 2nd Royal Show 2007. Retained.

H. Rumsden Bolero born 2nd May 2006 by Blakestown Trustee. Retained.

B. Rumsden Captain born 25th May 2007 by Farleycopse Telemarque.

H. Rumsden Dosca born 2nd September 2008 by Oscar. Junior Champion, SECA calf show 2009

B. Rumsden Europa born 2nd October 2009 by Clonoulty Andraemon 3rd prize Perth Feb 2011 sold for 3,500gns

H. Gloria by born Jan 2011 Rumsden Cruiserweight

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Optima 2009

Optima at 7 months

Rumsden Ultima at 12 months

Rumsden Tosca at 11 months old

Rumsden Akita at 11 months old

Rumsden Dosca at 14 months old