Fiadora, Price Highlight of First Hanoverian Auction of 2022, Secured for French Olympian

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 10:25
Hanoverian Auction News
Fiadora (by Fursten-Look x Valentino) :: Photo © Kiki Beelitz

Fiadora, the price highlight horse of the first auction hosted by the Hanoverian society in 2022, has been secured for a French Olympic team rider. 

The Verden Online Auction had a perfect start in January for which the bidding concluded on 22 January.


From the beginning of the online auction, Fiadora (by Fürsten-Look x Valentino), bred by Dr. Michael Lühs and owned by Anke Tonne-Lühs, Wagenfeld) was the favourite for the top price. Twenty-one bidders submitted 156 bids, with France competing versus Austria in the end.

She sold for 218,000 euro to France. She will go in training with Tokyo Olympian Maxime Collard, who trains with French judge Marietta Almasy.

Light Up E

The second most expensive horse was show jumper Light Up E (by Light On x Embassy).

The licensed stallion, bred and owned by Dirk and Lars Eggers, sold for 65,000 euro to a renowned stable in Lower Saxony.

Dance in Black

The third best selling horse in the collection was Dance in Black (by Dancier x Furst Romancier), who sold for 45,000 euro to a German. 

Almost half of the collection sold abroad: 30 of the 61 horses will leave Germany. There were buyers from the USA, Belgium, Finland, Switzerland, and Mexico.

Feiertag V (by Florentinus V x Instertanz V) stays in Germany for 35,000 euro, while Venus W (by Vitalis x Floriscount) fetched 33,500 euro. 

A Belgian bought Fabelhaft (by Floris Prince x Quaterhall) for 31,000 euro. Finnish clients bought Fritz von Diek (by Franz Ferdinand x Don Davidoff) for 23,500 euro  and Finley (by Fantastic x De Niro) for 20,500 euro, while Brioche (by Borsalino x Contendro) and Felina F (by Finnigan x Rascalino) move to Switzerland for 23,000 and 19,500 euro. A Russian bought Francine C (by Foundation x Donnerhall) for 20,000 euro. Seute Deern( by Secret x Dancier) found a new home in Spain for 19,000 euro. 

The average price paid at the first auction of the year was 24,762 euro,  around 5,000 Euros more than the one from the previous year.

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