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Amateur championships realize 90% sales quota

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Most expensive dressage foal no. 1 Vergissmeinnicht by Vaderland

By Jean Llewellyn / press release
Photography: Reckimedia

This year’s This year's Westfalian Foal Auction during the Laub Immobiliengruppe German Amateur Championships in Münster-Handorf was held as an OnLive Auction, when 25 Westfalian foals presented themselves live on the grounds.

Bidding was possible live on site as well as online. At an average price of €7,793, 23 foals changed hands during the evening.
For the third time, the Westfalian studbook held a foal auction during the Laub Immobiliengruppe German Amateur Championships, albeit for the first time as an OnLive auction. This meant that customers could place bids both live on site as well as from the comfort of their armchairs and, in fact, the virtual hammer fell nine times in favour of customers in front of the screens at home.
The fillies were especially popular among the customers of the Westfalian studbook, and from the groups of foals predispositioned for dressage and jumping, a filly achieved the highest price. The most coveted offer of the evening was Complete Lovely with the head number three. The Cornet Obolensky daughter was bred by Editha Ludewig from Warendorf. The full sister of the grey filly also advanced to the top price at the Westfalian Foal Auction at Gut Ising in 2020. Her dam, London Night (Lasino), has been successfully shown in competitions, and numerous highly successful showjumpers have originated from this dam line. Auctioneer Thomas Münch’s hammer fell at €16,000. It was customers from Ireland who secured this promising future prospect with a telephone bid... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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