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Valuable international interest in Westfalian youngsters

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Top price at €24,000: the mare Soranja (So Perfect x Dimaggio) will remain in Germany

By Jean Llewellyn (press release)
Photography: Reckimedia

The three-year-old youngsters at the Westfalian Studbook’s recent online auction were in great demand internationally, with 17 rough diamonds. A So Perfec x Dimaggio daughter was especially popular among the customers.

She will remain in Germany for the hammer price of €24,000. A total of 12 young horses changed hands at an average price of €10,708.
However, it was Soranja (So Perfect x Dimaggio) who trotted to the top of the price range. Bred and exhibited by Frank Moormann from Wettrup, she descends from a highly interesting and successful dam line, which also produced the coveted sire, Bundeschampion and vice world champion Secret. The licensed and Grand Prix successful Kennedy son Konsequent is also a descendent from this direct dam line.
Even before the all-important BidUp, the mare’s popularity became well known, with customers from Germany and Spain doing battle until the very end, with the former finally securing this sought-after acquisition.
Meanwhile, Gentleman, head number eight, secured a sale of €15,000. The son of world champion Glamourdale particularly impressed customers from Ireland and Sweden. In the end, the Irish had the greatest stamina in this bidding duel. The stunning black stallion, who was bred and exhibited by Thomas Biehn, Lippstadt, out of the Verb.Pr.St. Sweet Princess (Sunday), will soon travel to his new Emerald Isle home... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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