|Hesselhøj Donkey Boy||ERA Dancing Hit||UNO Don Diego|
€ 1.000 (plus 7% VAT)
Located in Denmark
Downtown, ridden by the breeder's son Uve Sjøbeck Hoeck, won the selection for the Danish four-year-old Championships with an incredible 98 percent. The judges awarded 10 for canter and potential, 9.8 for walk, 9.7 for trot and 9.5 for rideability. In 2019, after his licensing in Herning/DEN, he passed his stallion performance test with uniformly good scores.
Downtown's first foals impress with their noble presence, their optimal conformation and their dynamic movement.
His sire Hesselhøj Donkey Boy, who stands at our stud, started his career in 2015 as premium stallion of the Danish stallion licensing and won his stallion performance test with 889.5 points. In 2016, he was Champion Stallion in the four-year-old class in Herning/DEN and won the Young Horse Championships with a final score of 9.6. He defended this title the following year with the final score of 9.96. He also secured the bronze medal at the World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo/NED. In 2018, as a six-year-old, he was placed again at the World Championships, and then in 2019, as a seven-year-old, he won the silver medal. He also defended his title at the Danish Championships for six and seven-year-olds. In 2020, he won St. Georges and Inter I competitions with scores of over 75 percent and was named Elite Stallion at the licensing in Herning. His offspring are already successful in young horse competitions. From his first crops of foals, he produced several licensed stallions.
His dam Boogie Woogie completed her mare performance test with high scores and won the silver medal at the Elite Mare Show in Denmark.
His dam's sire Zack was placed tenth individually at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon/USA, was highly placed in the World Cup finals in Gothenburg/SWE and Paris/FRA and came fifth with the Danish team at the European Championships in Rotterdam/NED. He has produced over 30 licensed stallions, including the triple World Champion Sezuan and the Team Vice European Champion Glock’s Zonik N.O.P./Edward Gal/NED.
His great-grand-sire Ragazzo won his stallion performance test in Germany and was victorious in Inter I competitions. He then stood at stud in Sweden and Great Britain. His most successful offspring include the Danish team horse Jonstrupgardens Raneur/Lisbet Seierskilde, the Grand Prix horse Remondini/Christina Boos and the internationally successful Barbados Melody.
The Trakehner stallion Schwadroneur and the Hanoverian stallion Fleuret appear in the further generations.