By Jean Llewellyn (press release)
Photography: OLD Art
The 99th Oldenburg Elite Auction saw a shining result, with happy customers from around the world, and two price highlights of €160,000. Six horses from the 34-strong catalogue were knocked down for more than 100,000.
The first of the two price highlight was the champion stallion of the 12th Oldenburg Saddle Licensing, Solo Dancer, born 2020, by So Unique out of Dante’s Daughter by Dante Weltino x Fürst Romancier, bred by the Werth breeding community from Moers and exhibited by the Sylvia and Wilhelm Klausing GbR and the Werth breeding community from Diepholz. The charming dancer changed hands for €160,000 to a renowned dressage stable in Germany. Also descending from this dam line are the Grand Prix horses Flovinos Feiner Kerl (ridden by Anush Agarwalla [IND]), and Serrano-H with Anne Horstmann. Solo Dancer is inbred to the star sire Donnerhall several times.
Born in 2016, Fortnite, by For Romance I out of Donna Salina by Don Schufro x Sandro Hit, bred by Paul Schockemöhle/Gestüt Lewitz, and exhibited by Lövsta Stutteri AB from Sweden, was also knocked-down for €160,000 and will now move to a new stable in the United States. Third dam All Day Long is sister to star sire Sandro Song.
The licensed stallion Sergio, born 2020, by Sezuan out of Amperetta by Ampere x Don Frederico, bred by Siegfried Beinroth, and exhibited by the Sylvia and Wilhelm Klausing GbR, placed third on the price list. Sergio changed hands to a U25 dressage rider in Baden-Württemberg for €120,000. Sire Sezuan shone as a triple world champion under Dorothee Schneider... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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