Fynn the Great became the best selling foal of the 7th Oldenburger Special Edition, a hybrid auction which took place at the Oldenburg Horse Center in Vechta on 11 June 2022. The bidding happened live on the scene as well as online.
The collection consisted of young sport horses and elite foals and they were in hot demand with customers around the globe.
Fynn The Great to New Zealand
The price highlight of the 7th Oldenburger Special Edition was foal Fynn the Great (by Fynch Hatton x Florenz x Bordeaux) which sold to New Zealand for 47,000 euro.
The strong-moving stallion prospect is bred by Andreas Kamphaus from Lohne. Granddam Raskya has already produced three elite auction foals in Vechta: Florieux and Floribeaux, both by Florenz, as well as Viteaux (by Vitalis), and is the sister of the Intermediaire I-winning Salisbury Hill (by Serano Gold under Catharina Brüser).
Strong Prices for Oldenburg Foals
Chesterfield (by Chacoon Blue - Cascadello I - Heraldik xx), bred by Günther Fielmann, Schierensee, was the price highlight of the jumping foals. For 23,500 euro, a German show jumping stable secured this youngster.
The dressage colt Tizian (by Total Diamond PS) out of the full sister to German team horse Annabelle (by Dolany x Linaro) sold for 22,000 euro.
Folklore (by For Romance I x Quando-Quando) sold for 16,000 euro. Dandy (by Dante Weltino x Ampere) had a hammer price of 14,000 euro.
In total, the 34 foals were sold at auction generating a total turnover of 573,500 euro.
The average price for a foal at this auction was 15,000 Euros. 16 Oldenburg young stars will move abroad: to Sweden (3), Belgium (2), Austria (2), Colombia (2), the USA (2), Denmark (1), New Zealand (1), the Netherlands (1), Spain (1) and Hungary (1).
Blue Hope to Spain
The best selling horse in the dressage collection was Blue Hope (by Bordeaux x Sandro Hit x De Niro).
Bred by Karin Rinnen and owned by Linda Erbe, the chestnut was bought by new customers from Madrid, Spain, and scouted by Spanish Oldenburg agent Cristina Figueroa.
The 5-year old Go For Gold (by Goldberg - Rubin Cortes), previously shown by French Jessica Michel-Botton with the name "Gold Star BD," sold for 39,000 euro to Swiss-Russian Valeriya Ephrati (née Yunaeva).
The 4-year old mare Ipamera (by Ibiza - Just Perfect) sold for 30,000 euro. Secret Royal (by Secret x Rubin Royal) sold for 29,000 euro, and Etienne (by Erdinger x Damon Hill) for 24,500 euro.
The 4-year old mare Danza di Maggio (by Dancier x Dimaggio x Santander), who comes from the same bloodline as the 2018 British WEG team bronze medal winning horse Dono Di Maggio (Emile Faurie - Theodora Livanos), fetched 21,500 euro.
The average price of the sport horse collection achieved over 23,000 euros. 19 sport horses fetched a total of 447,750 Euros. Five Oldenburgers will have international careers, moving to Australia (2), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), and the USA (1).
"The quality of the collection was rewarded by a very attractive average price. At the same time, the first-class online handling in combination with the well-known hospitality and top infrastructure in Vechta is a guarantee for the satisfaction of national and international customers," said Oldenburg auctioneer Thorsten Castle.