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Delatio De Niro Donnerhall
Alicante
Rubina Rubinstein I
Donna
Sundance Sunny Boy Sandro Hit
Fantastica
Russian Roulette Rosenbug
Japonia

Anyone who knows anything about dressage horse breeding will appreciate the quality of this colt’s bloodlines. The sire Delatio is by the number one WBFSH ranked stallion De Niro. The dam combines the famous cross of Sandro Hit and Donnerhall, and on her dams side the blood of Rohidamant, Ramino and Rubinstein. Quality bloodlines in every generation.

Delatio is a grand prix stallion known for his super rideablity. Delatio won the 2007 performance test in Adelheidsdorf. He qualified for the Bundeschampionat and later won at Prix St. Georges and Intermediaire I level with Miranda Rongen. He then competed at grand prix with Bianca Kasselmann. In late 2017 Delatio competed with Emile Faurie at London Olympia, scoring 80.4 in the Freestyle to Music .

Delatio's sire De Niro is top of the WBFSH sire rankings in 2016 for the fourth time. He made his dressage Grand Prix debut at the age of 7, and in 2008 he was proclaimed "Hanoverian Stallion of the Year". He has sired more than 76 licensed sons in Germany alone. His descendants include Desperados FRH, D'Agostino, Dablino, Delgado, Danone I, Glock's Voice, Super Nova II, Der Designer, Dancier and Don Deluxe.

Delatio's dam Rubina has also produced a second licensed son, Heinrich Heine by Hochadell. Delatio’s damsire Rubinstein I competed up to grand prix. Rubinstein's dam is the full sister of Olympic gold medallist Ahlerich and grand prix horse Amon.

The damsire Sunny Boy was the first approved son by the World and National Champion, Sandro Hit. Sunny Boy is a descendant of one of the most successful mare lineages in German breeding. His dam Fantastica is full-sister to champion producer Don Schufro and has identical bloodlines with Don Primero. Sunny Boy won his 30 day test with a score of 8.9 in Vechta. He confidently qualified for the 2003 National Young Horse Championships and went on to win the small final for six year old dressage horses.

Sunny Boy's sire Sandro Hit was Bundeschampion, World Champion of six-year-old dressage horses and trained up to grand prix. Sandro Hit produced many auction highlights, more than 180 licensed stallions and more than 50 grand prix horses. The Rio 2016 Olympics were especially impressive for Sandro Hit - Showtime FRH was part of the German gold-medal-winning team in dressage, and Santano II was team bronze medallist with Christopher Burton (Australia) in eventing. Showtime finished 6th individually. Sandro Hit has produced twelve Bundeschampions.

Sunny Boy's grandsire Donnerhall himself had a stellar career as a dressage horse, winning some of the most prestigious competitions, including over 65 FEI Grand Prix Dressage classes. He won the team gold and individual bronze at the Dressage World Championship in 1994 and at the European Dressage Championship in 1997 in Verden. In 1997, he also won the World Cup European League. Donnerhall earned his third team gold while finishing 4th individually at the 1998 Dressage World Championship. He was named Oldenburg Stallion of the Year in 1998. He sired over 77 licensed sons and hundreds of state premium daughters, including Don Primero, Don Schufro, Don Frederico, Donnerschlag, Donnerbube, Donnerschwee, Dubai, Primavera, Deutsche Einheit, De Niro, Donatello and Davignon.

In the next generation, Russian Roulette is by the 2001 British Warm Blood Society Champion stallion Rosenburg who is by the dressage sensation Rohdiamant, considered by many to be the best son of the legendary Rubinstein. Roulette's dam is a Swedish bred Oldenburg by Pik Trumpf, half sister to Pastiche, the dam of Donnersong. Her grandsire is the outstanding Celle State stallion Pik Konig who also sired the Dressage legend, Pik Bube. In 2017 one of Roulettes first foals, Sir Rosenburg by San Amour, won his young horse class qualifying for the Semi finals on a score of 80.8! He qualified for two Regional Finals and subsequently qualified for the British Dressage National Championships.

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