|Corland (Keur)||Cor de la Bryere|
|Supardi (Elite, Pref, Prest, PROK)||Kannan|
|Gupardi (Keur, Preferent, Prestatie)|
Bacardi is an impressive son of ‘keur’ Grand Prix jumper Corland. Corland’s offspring perform at the highest international level - for example: Top Gun, Marlo and Silvana. Dam’s sire, Kannan, was National Jumping Champion of France. Kannan is also the sire of A Big Boy. Next in the pedigree comes the legendary stallion Jasper (‘Little One’ under Hugo Simon) and the Grand Prix jumper Fresco.
Bacardi’s dam Supardi scored a 9 for scope in her mare-test. Bacardi’s half sister Capardi had a good IBOP with the highest score of the day receiving an 8.5 for her canter. Grand dam Gupardi is the mother of at least 2 national jumpers.
He is currently one of the most promising young jumpers at international shows.
Bacardi received a 9 for his scope during the performance test. At competitions Bacardi has shown that he has grown into a top show jumper. He stands out with his powerful canter, his unlimited scope and his good jumping technique. With Dennis van Tilburg he became 4th in the final of the Vion Cup and 11th in the final classification. He was also one of the most outstanding stallions in the stallion competitions and he was clear in Zuidbroek and Hengelo, where he finished 5th.
In 2013 the stallion won silver at the World Championship for young show jumpers in Lanaken as a seven-year-old under Jos Lansink. Shortly afterwards Janika Sprunger took over the reins, after which the stallion managed to establish himself among the absolute world top. In 2017 the duo jumped the first five-star competitions in which several great prizes were won by Sprunger and Bacardi.
Bacardi and Sprunger belonged to the Swiss team that took part in the World Equestrian Games in Tryon. The duo also won the World Cup Grand Prix in Dubai and came third in the Sharjah World Cup.
Bacardi is now under the saddle of Edwina Tops-Alexander.
1st World Cup Dubai
2nd Grand Prix Doha
2nd Nations Cup Rome
3rd Nations Cup Rotterdam
3rd Grand Prix Rotterdam
3rd World Cup Sharjah
5th Grand Prix Valencia
5th World Cup Verona
6th Grand Prix Valencia
6th Grand Pix Ascona
6th Grand Prix Paris
Glenfiddich is the only approved son of jumping phenomenon Bacardi VDL, Glenfiddich is a well-developed stallion with amazing scope, great technique and a lot of jumping intelligence. For more information, please visit his page on our website by clicking on his name.
Notable offsprings in sport:
Gerdinieke - Winner GP CSI2* San Miguel de Allende
Bacardi: Four Grand Prix jumping stallions behind him give Technique, Reflexes and Scope.
|Corland (Keur)||Cor de la Bryere||Rantzau||Foxlight xx|
|Bestale du Bois Margot|
|Thyra||Landgraf I||Ladykiller xx|
|Supardi (Elite, Pref, Prest, PROK)||Kannan||Voltaire (Preferent)||Furioso II|
|Cemeta (Keur, Preferent, Prestatie)||Nimmerdor (Preferent)|
|Gupardi (Keur, Preferent, Prestatie)||Jasper (Keur)||Courville xx|
|Vupardi (Keur)||Fresco (Keur)|
|Nupardi (Ster, Preferent)|
A fantastic win for Zuccero (Zirocco Blue x Caretino) and his rider Rolf-Goran Bengtsson in the 1.55m Grand Prix of Uggerhalne in Denmark. They made the fastest clear round in the jump-off.
COAPEXPAN - Gigi-Carmen (Bacardi VDL), under the saddle of John Perez Bohm (COL), claimed victory in CSI5* 1.60m Grand Prix in Coapexpan (MEX). Third were Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (Corland) and Manuel Gonzalez Dufrane.
EXLOO - Lareusa S (Toulon) and Sander Naber won the Regional Championships Drenthe over 1.35m in Exloo. Lareusa S is owned by VDL Stud. In the 1.40m, Ofichem's Finn (Zirocco Blue VDL) and Weite Oldenziel won.
LIER - A great top five for the Grand Prix in Lier: Goldenstar (Bacardi VDL) and Abdel Saïd (BEL) were second, Shanroe Peeters (Dallas VDL) and Kevin Jochems (NED) third and Just the Way (VDL Zirocco Blue) and Virginie Thonon fourth.
COAPEXPAN (MEX) - Ehrens (Cardento x Concorde) and Luciana Roberta Gonzalez Guerra (MEX) finished a fine fourth in CSI4* 1.55m Grand Prix in Coapexpan.
VALKENSWAARD - Shanroe Peeters (Dallas VDL x Condios) and Kevin Jochems finished third in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix in Valkenswaard (NED) with two clear rounds.
CALGARY, SPRUCE MEADOWS - Fabrice DN (Emilion x Baloubet du Rouet) and Matthew Sampson (GBR) have won the CSI5* Grand Prix over 1.60m in Spruce Meadows (CAN) in a fantastic way. Fabrice DN is bred by D. Noordhuis in Wijster (NED).
CHEPSTOW - Ebanking (Etoulon x Sheraton) and Adam Botham (GBR) have won the CSI2* 1.40m competition in Chepstow (GBR). Creevyquinn Pearl (Cardento VDL x Corland), ridden by Anthony Condon (IRL), was third.
KRONENBERG - Gouvernante VDL (Bacardi x Stakkato) and Marlon Módolo Zanotelli (BRA) achieved a wonderful second and sixth place in the CSI2* over 1.40m and 1.45m in Kronenberg (NED).
OSLO - Gouvernante VDL (Bacardi x Stakkato) and Marlon Módolo Zanotelli (BRA) achieved a wonderful second place in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m held in Oslo (NOR).
EXLOO - Goldenstar (Bacardi VDL x Ipsylon B) and James Billington won the 1.45m during the CSI2* competition in Exloo. Two clear rounds and a very fast time resulted in the victory for the successful combination.
With a sales price of € 30,000,- Quel Heart G&O (Harley x Candillo) was the best-selling foal of the Trigon Auctions last night. Bluebell VDL Z (Bacardi VDL) followed in close second with a sales price of € 28,000,-.
TRAVSERSE CITY - Millioninmind (Douglas x Glidawn Diamond) and Emily Ward (GBR) finished second in the Traverse City (USA) Grand Prix. Gerinus T (Arezzo VDL x Indoctro) and Ryann Genn (USA) won the 1.40m.
WELLINGTON - Leone Jei (by Baltic VDL x Corland) and Martin Fuchs (Sui) finished in seventh place in the Grand Prix of Wellington (USA). Amalia VDL (by Arezzo VDL) and Daniel Coyle won the 1.35m level.
Hortsenia van de Leeuwerk (Corland x Argentinus) and Manuel Gonzalez Dufrane won a 1.50m class at the 4* jumping of Coapexpan, Mexico.
Eye Catcher JB (Cantos x Berlin), ridden by Jaime Azcarraga became 8th in the Grand Prix and Gerdinieke (Bacardi VDL x Oklund), ridden by John Perez Bohm, placed 2nd in a 1.50m class
Gerdinieke (Bacardi VDL x Oklund) and John Perez Bohm won the Grand Prix of San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. Eye Catcher JB (Cantos x Berlin), ridden by Jaime Azcarraga, placed 5th in the Grand Prix
The top seller turned out to be Benanda VDL Z, by Bacardi VDL out of the 5* GP mare Banda de Hus. An American buyer paid 56.000€ for the prospect
Idara (by Baltic VDL) and Ibiza (by Inshallah de Muze) have won the 7-year-olds 1.30m classes. Besides, Ibiza Became regular champion!
Goldenstar (Bacardi VDL x Ipsylon B) and Alex David Gill placed 2nd in the Grand Prix of the Roelofsen Horsetrucks Winter Classics competition in Exloo. The Grand Prix was won by Florian (Zirocco Blue x Cardento), ridden by Albert Zoer, Famariloma (Azteca VDL x Ahorn), ridden by Steven Veldhuis, ended up 4th.
In the 1.45m Roelofsen Horsetrucks Winter Classics Grand Prix took Alex Gill with our mare Goldenstar (Bacardi VDL x Ipsylon B) the 3rd place at Luttenberg. Cohinoor VDL (by Cornet Obelensky) became 5th in the 1.40m.
Dallas VDL finished in 5th place in the Oldenburg Grand Prix, halfbrother Grand Slam placed 7th in the final of the Medium Tour.
Our horses Goldenstar and Grand Slam finshed in the top five of the 1.45m Roelofsen Winter Classics Grand Prix at Hellendoorn
Bacardi VDL son, Fremont VDL, became the best out of 26 combinations in the 1.40m class the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Grade C in Birmingham.
HARICH - Gouvernante VDL won the Frisian championships in ZZ jumping in a phenomenal way last weekend under rider Elisah Aarts.
Spruce Meadows - Amalia, a descendant of Arezzo VDL, from Kyacinthe ster pref prest of Emilion, breeder VDL Stud, won the 1.40m Friends of the Meadows YH 7y / o with Daniel Coyle. With Farell (v. Cardento) he became fifth in the Grand Prix.
Alex David Gill, stable rider at Marcel de Boer in Nieuwleusen, has won the U25 Grand Prix in De Peelbergen with Goldenstar (by Bacardi VDL). Gill completed the course in 44.19 seconds.
Fremont VDL (by Bacardi VDL) achieved an excellent 2nd place in the 1.40m of the 2 * Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show 2019.
Bacardi VDL (Corland x Kannan) and Janika Sprunger became 5th in the 5* Grand Prix of Valence, France.
Katinka van het Valenberghof (Corland x Montender) and Harold Boisset won the 2* Grand Prix of Valence.
Bacardi VDL (by Corland) placed 6th in the Grand Prix Valence, Dougie Douglas (by Douglas) placed 8th in the Grand Prix St. Moritz
Gin Tonic vd Haagakkers (Indorado x Saros van ‘t Gestelhof) and Wesley Newlands became 10th in the 2* Grand Prix of London.
Jasmijn vd Renthoeve (Douglas x Baloubet du Rouet) and Wim Vinckx placed 2nd in the Grand Prix of Lier in Belgium. Gretel S (Corland x Baloubet du Rouet), ridden by Jeroen de Winter, placed 7th in the Grand Prix