Oldenburg fans from Denmark secured the two top dressage foals at the 20th Oldenburg Online Elite Foal Auction, which closed on Saturday 1 May 2021. Starboy went to a regular customer from Denmark.
The May auction is the first of several online auction that the Oldenburg society will hold this year with foal collections. Those in the May auction were all born in the early in the year.
Once again San Amour I is the sire of the price leader in Vechta. After 2021 Oldenburg Saddle Licensing Champion stallion Splendid (by San Amour I) was already sold for a record price of 550,000 euro, the charismatic Starboy (by San Amour I - De Niro - Ponticello xx), bred by Helmut Kleen from Bad Zwischenahn/Lower Saxony, was the top price with 37,000 euro. Starboy's brother is none other than Grand Prix winner Gut Wettlkam's Stand by me OLD by Stedinger under Lisa Müller. The Uthoba dam line produced, among others, the Grand Prix successful Dandelion OLD (by De Niro/Uta Gräf), Sandro Boy (by Sandro Hit/Lyndal Oatley, AUS), as well as the Oldenburg premium stallion and Olympic star Jimmie Choo (by Sandro Hit/Mads Hendeliowitz, SW)E. In the future, the movement artist will delight a regular customer in Denmark.
The second most expensive foal sold 31,000 Euros and Dynamic Select (by Dynamic Dream - Don Frederic - For Compliment), bred by the Wieghaus-Vorwerk brothers. Dynamic Dream's dam Miss Frederic is the sister of the Intermediaire I successful Mira la Rouge (by Sir Donnerhall I/Patricia Munz), dam of the Oldenburg State Champion Mia la Rouge OLD (by Foundation). The stallion prospect will bring joy to his new owner in Denmark in the future.
The most expensive jumper was the colt Amazing (by Aganix du Seigneur x Heartbreaker), which fetched 15,500 euro. Four more jumping foals sold for more than 10,000 euro.
Colt Stylist (by Sezuan's Donnerhall x Furst Romancier) sold for 15,000 euro, while colt The Scent (by Total Hope x Stedinger) fetched 13,000 euro. The same price was paid for Brooklyn (by Bonds x Totilas). Evolution (by Escolar x Apache) found a new owner for 11,500 euro.
Eight from 27 auction candidates have been knocked down by customers from all over the world. Customers from Hungary (3), Denmark (2), Spain (1), Ukraine (1) and USA (1) will be taking home talented Oldenburg foals for the future.
The total sales of the 20th Online Elite Foal Auction reached 336,500 Euros. The average price of the foals ranged around 12,500 euro.