With a big collection of over a 100 foals, the 2017 Hanoverian Elite Foal Auction in Verden has been split up over two days. Frederick G became the best selling foal on the first day, Friday 4 August 2017.
The bay colt Frederick G (by For Romance II x Davignon) is bred by Wilfried Grabow and sold for 52,000 euro. A renowned horse owner from Bavaria bought the colt.
Freixenet (by Furstenball x Sir Donnerhall) switched owners for 43,000 euro. He is bred by Enrico Messelis, whose mare SPS Dinara (by Diacontinus x Quintender) won the 2017 Hanoverian Elite Mare Show for show jumpers four days earlier.
The colt Fitzgerald (by Franklin x Hotline) sold for a whopping 47,000 euro, while colt Der Hit (by De Niro x Sandro Hit) fetched a price of 25,500 euro. Filly Revette (by Radisson x Stalypso) sold as a dressage foal for 20,000 euro.
The best selling jumper foals so far were Cornets Girl (by Cornet Obolensky x Calido) and Cornets Diamant (by Cornet Obolensky x Diamant de Semilly), both selling for 17,000 euro. The latter was bought by the South African Alexa Stais.
Fifty-one foals were part of the first group being auctioned on Friday. They achieved an average price of 10,431 euro.
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