Viva España for Oldenburgs Auction Stars
Benedetto, born 2015, by Benicio out of Dublette by Diamond Hit - Raimondo, bred by Katrin Alkenings, Wiefelstede, owned by Equium Team, S.l., Spain, won the Preliminary Test for your-year-old dressage horses under Marta Peña Montaner. Benedetto started his career at the Elite Foal Auction 2015. Grandmother Beluga is the sister of the licensed stallion Rainando.
Don Carolus Rex, born 2011, by Don Larino out of Virouna by Rouletto - Vollkorn xx, bred by Hermann Dirks, Jever, owned by Ann-Sofie von Greiffencrantz, Sweden, won a Medium Class Dressage Test under his owner. Don Carolus Rex started his carrer at the Fall Elite Auction 2015.
Esperanza, born 2011, by Sandro Hit out of Estefania by Rohdiamant - Feiner Stern, bred by Pedro J. Banez Garcia, Spain, and owned by Cristina Figueroa Borbon, Spain, won the Medium Class Dressage Test under Cristina Figueroa Borbon. Dam Estefania was discovered at the Summer Mixed Sales 2007 in Vechta. Esperanza is from the dam line of Egale, which has been tested in sport and breeding and produced the 2013 Oldenburg Champion Stallion, Don Deluxe by De Niro, as well as London Eye OLD by Londonderry, a Grand Prix winner under Simone Kruse.
Franz Albers, born 2015, by Franziskus out of Diana by Don Schufro - Sevillano xx, bred by Franz Albers, Höltinghausen, owned by Equium Team, S.l., Spain, ranked third in the Preliminary Test for your-year-old dressage horses under David de Castro Gomez-Serranillos. Franz Albers started his career at the Elite Foal Auction 2015.
Furtwängler OLD, born 2011, by Fürst Wilhelm out of Dornica by Dornenkönig - Weltmeyer, bred by Ralf Kniess, Schweinfurt, owned by Equium Team, S.l., Spain, took the fourth place in the Prix St. Georges under Marta Peña Montaner. Dam Dornica brought also the until Prix St. Georges successful Friedemann by French Kiss for Markus Schetter. Furtwängler was discovered at the 2015 Fall Elite Auction held at the Oldenburg Horse Center Vechta.
Johans Kraus, born 2006, by Johnson out of Pitruschels by Pik Labionics - Welt Hit II, bred by Spekenbrink BV, Netherlands, owned by Tatyana Fedorova, Russia, won the Intermedia I under Alfonso Expósito.
Karabella, born 2014, by Zack out of Komptess by Sunny-Boy - Donnerhall, bred by Johann Kiep, Surwold, owned by Annunciada Torras, Spain, won the the Preliminary Test for five-year-old dressage horses with Alfonso Expósito. Karabella was the price highlight at the Spring Elite Auction 2018.
Licouratio, born 2011, by Licotus out of Aurelia by Curacao - Rubinstein I, bred by Manfred Göken, Cloppenburg, owned by Cristóbal Belmonte Roldán, Spain, ranked on the fifth place in the Prix st. Georges under Charlotta Hallberg Melander. Licouratio was discovered at the Fall Elite Auction 2016.
Quidam Royal, born 2014, by Quateron out of Dona Royale by Don Diamond - Royal Dance, bred and owned by Equium Team, S.l., Spain, took third place in the Preliminary Test for five-year-old dressage horses under David de Castro Gomez-Serranillos. Dam Dona Royale was discovered at the Foal Elite Auction 2010.
Santos OLD, born 2011, by Sancisco out of Levana by Levantos I, bred by Dr. Martin Brüsehaber, Hamburg, Germany, and owned by Cristóbal Belmonte Roldán, Spain, won silver in the Prix St. Georges under his owner Cristóbal Belmonte Roldán. Santos paraded at the 2015 Winter Mixed Sales at the Oldenburg Horse Center Vechta. Santo’s sister Dramatique by Don Picardi produced Sir Picardi, a licensed Sir Donnerhall I son ridden by Matthias Alexander Rath.
Sarotti OLD, born 2010, by Sarkozy out of Janira by De Niro, bred by Rudolf Meyer, Emstek, Germany, and owned by Equium Team, S.l., Spain, and Marta Peña Montaner won the Intermediaire I. Sarotti OLD was sold to Spain at the 2010 Elite Foal Auction in Vechta.
Shadow, born 2012, by Scolari out of Räuberbraut by Royal Hit - Rouletto, bred by Laura Yubero, Spain, owned by Maria Carnerero Morente, Spain, won the Preliminary Test for seven-year-old dressage horses under his owner. Dam Räuberbraut started her career at the Winter Mixed Sales 2009.
Sir Olli OLD, born 2010, by Sir Donnerhall I out of Flybaboo Air by Florestan I - Landadel - Ramiro, bred by Gerd Küst, Pinneberg, owned by Annunciada Torras, Spain, and Alfonso Expósito won the Prix St. Georges. Sir Olli OLD parades as the price highlight at the Fall Elite Auction 2016. Sir Olli won the bronze medal at the World Championships for six-year old dressage horses in Ermelo.
Photo: Sir Olli OLD and Alfonso Expósito won the Prix St. Georges. (Forado)