Casall Ask x Corrado I x Corlando Fresh Semen - $2500 + GST (LFG)
Candyman GNZ has a pedigree packed full of the most influential bloodlines. Lavall I, Caletto II, Cor de la Bryere, Corrado I, Corlando and Casall Ask. Candyman GNZ is the complete package. He offers the best of both his legendary sire, with the additional benefit of refinements from his exceptional dam line. He shows endless promise for future success.
This superb young stallion exhibits athleticism, scope and correct conformation that is suitable for breeding of a modern type of showjumping or eventing athlete. Referred by many as the Stallion of the Century, Casall Ask competed against his own 5* progeny. On the 2014 WBFSH rankings, Casall was in 14th place, on the 2015 standings he had moved to 9th, and on the 2016 rankings, he moved into 4th, behind Diamant de Semilly, For Pleasure and Cornet Obolensky.
Casall Ask had points from 52 international competitors – the most from the 2016 No 1 showjumper, Chesall Zimequest. Casall Ask has produced nine stallion sons in Holstein and also 3 daughters have won the Elmshorn Elite Mare Show in 2008, 2011 and 2013. On Candyman GNZ's Dam line, the outstanding influence of Corrado I - who combines the blood of the two great Cs – Cor de la Bryère and Capitol, with a healthy dose of Thoroughbred on the dam line through Maestose xx and Frivol xx . Corrado I was ridden by the Holsteiner Verband riders, Thiess Luther and Bo Kristoffersen on the young horse circuit, and was a finalist as a six-year-old at the Bundeschampionate in 1991. Campaigned by Frank Sloothaak's, the pair went on and won the Grand Prix of Leeuwarden in 1993, were second in the Nations Cup at La Baule. In 1994, Corrado I also won the World Cup Qualifier at Dortmund and finished third in the Nations Cup at Aachen.
He also won the German Championship that year. In 1996, he won the Danish World Cup Qualifier at Aarhus, and the Grand Prix of Neumünster and Kiel. In 1997, Franke and Corrado were third in the Hamburg Grand Prix and fourth in the Grand Prix of Göteborg.