The filly by Revolution / Fürst Romancier / Johnson became most expensive sold for 28.000 euros.
PRESS RELEASE: International buyers know how to find the way to Hooge Mierde
HOOGE MIERDE – The fifth edition of Excellent Dressage Sales (EDS) resulted in a small 2 million euros on Saturday night. Observed by five hundred guests, no less than 41 horses and 9 foals were auctioned at Academy Bartels in Hooge Mierde. The most expensive horse that came under the hammer of auctioneer Koen Olaerts was Kaprãlis, a 9-year-old stallion from Coleo x Gudvils. He was sold for 400,000 euros. In recent year Excellent Dressage Sales has built up a good name abroad and this year again attracted an international audience to Hooge Mierde. With buyers from countries such as America, England, Germany, Switzerland and Denmark, the organisation looks back on a very successful evening.
Foal first time
For the first time at the April edition in Hooge Mierde the Excellent Dressage Sales auctioned a collection of foals. That this was appreciated by the buyers and showed in the prices. The foals jointly generated a profit of 102,500 euros. Noblewood Tarpania, one of the nine foals that was auctioned that night, was sold abroad. A telephone bidder from America paid 28,000 for the foal of Revolution x Fürst Romancier. Once again a Glock’s Toto jr. offspring went down well. Nielson (mv Flemmingh) changed from owner for 11,000 euro’s.
A lot of money was paid for Jirina (by Apache), for 90,000 euros the mare leaves for America. Also for the black stallion Hoogadel (by Hofrat), the new owners had to reach deep into the pockets. An amount of 85,000 euros was paid for this talent.
EDS award for Siem Korver
Siem Korver received the annual EDS award from the organisers, Joop van Uytert, Tim Coomans, Eugène Reesink, Nico Witte and Joep Schellekens. Korver was praised by the great successes he achieved during his KWPN presidency and unbridled dedication to horse breeding.
Johan Cruyff Foundation
At the start of the auction, a Longines ladies watch what was made available by Gassan Diamonds was sold, with a benefit of 1,100 euros for the Johan Cruyff Foundation. Football international Luís Figo also provided a signed football shirt. This went for 1,600 euros to the lucky buyer. The next auction is on the 4th of August at the World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo.