Oscar had a magnificent show career in the USA achieving his American Championship and Grand Championship titles in style as well as winning BEST OPPOSITE SEX at the prestigious 2014 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Oscar was handled by D. Andrew Green and his co-breeder, Tom Dilworth. Amongst Oscar's many wins at all breeds, Terrier and Airedale specialty shows, he was awarded his first 4 point major & Best Opposite Sex award under Australia's Airedale Terrier Specialist judge, Mr Keith Lovell (Tjuringa Airedales), at the Westbury Kennel Club show, New York City, in October 2011, in the lead up to Montgomery KC weekend of shows.
Oscar gained his both his Australian titles with a number of excellent wins and continues to be recognised for his qualities. His most notable wins include:
Newcastle Terrier & Toy show (May 2014),
in show judge Mrs Wendy Baker (SA) & Best in Group (Group 1), judge Mr Vic Jones (QLD),
2014 Airedale Terrier Assoc of NSW championship show, judge Mr Ray Black (USA),
- BISS (Oct 2014)
British Terrier Club of NSW, Terrier Specialist judge Mr Peter Miller(NSW) who critiqued Oscar as being of "...excellent breed type with a lovely head of good length and strength. Well set ears, strong neck, short back, tail set high, excellent hard coat, covering the ground well with free and true movement. A well presented dog in top condition, a pleasure to judge."
& then the following year
- RUBISS (Oct 2015)
under Terrier specialist judge, Mrs Gertrud Hagstrom (SWE)
- BISS (Aug 2015)
Airedale Terrier Enthusiasts Assoc of QLD Championship Show, Judge: Mrs T O'Neill
- Multiple BIG (Group 1) ..... RUBIG (Group 2) & Class In Show
wins under International, Interstate, & NSW judges as well as Airedale Terrier and Terrier specialist judges including
Keith Lovell (Tjuringa Airedales) & Rebecca Preece-Harvey (Fyreoayre Airedales),
2014 & 2015 Sydney Royal Dog Show.
"Oscar" is related to many award winning Airedale Terriers, including: multiple BIS / BISS Am Ch Stirling Cool Hand Luke (Lucas) handled by Ernesto Lara, Am Gr Ch/ Can /Multi Int'l Ch Stirling Skeandhu(Fraser), Am Gr/ Can /Multi Int Ch Stirling Tunes of Glory(Guinness), Am Gr Ch Devonshires Celtic Pride (Baxter) & BOS winner 2011 Airedale Terrier Club of America specialty show at MCKC - Bronze Am Gr Ch Stirling Made Of Honor (Ian), as well as many other noteable Airedales. He is the sire of 4 litters in the US & now Australian progeny ..... many of his progeny appearing in the show ring & gaining their US, CAN, MEX & AUST Championship titles. He now has a Tierra bred son residing in Spain following his BOW award at Montgomery in Oct 2016.
Thank you to his breeders and my dear friends at Stirling and Wildside kennels (USA)for allowing me to own and campaign Oscar. I hope the Australian dog fraternity will continue to appreciate this superb Airedale Terrier for his true form and function as well as his balanced temperament.