Baden Baden – Sales & Racing
The story of El Sur-Racing
It all started with a weekend planned for the Baden “Sales & Racing” festival in April 2019. Jochen, who has had a passion for galloping since “Rivals of the Racecourse” (TV series that ran on ZDF in the 1980s) as well as all other equestrian disciplines, just came from the day of the racing stables in Munich, where he had visited the stable of Michael Figge and wanted to bring Simone closer to this passion. The hotel, wellness package and VIP cards were booked and the project could begin.
After we had been thinking about a concept for our Sachsenburg (see Stud) for months, the idea of our own whole blood breeding crystallized more and more. Finally, the passion of polo could also be combined with the professional commercial goals of horse breeding. It is not unusual for gallopers to find a second profession in polo after the end of their career.
However, since the conversion of the Sachsenburg will still take some time, the idea was born with two yearlings, who are still to prove themselves in sport, to lay the basis for their own breeding program.
With some expert tips from the future trainer, Michael Figge and internet research (among others Turf-Times) the auction catalogue was rolled out in the evening, in the end the longlist was 35 yearlings mares. Jochen already traveled to Baden-Baden on Thursday to inspect all horses. We then discussed the shortlist again with Michael Figge.
It started on Friday and an exciting auction day awaited us. Anyone who has ever raised their hands at an auction and knows the adrenaline rush will be able to understand it, it was a glittering experience. Since the price level remained below what we expected, there were four horses. A lot has changed since then, the training list has grown and we have already restructured.
Our current training list:
El Sur Starlets
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Current videos on the training work of our starlets
La Estrellita was able to place 3rd in an international list race on Sunday and thus achieve the coveted blacktype placement.
Wonderful Starlet took the lead in the 5th race over 2,000 m in Munich on Sunday right after the start, which she did not give up until the end. After they this year she was intercepted twice just before the finish post, this time she came to her deserved victory....
Im Video stellen wir den Vater unseres Neuzugangs “Northern Starlet” vor: Ruler of the World ist ein irisches Vollblut-Rennpferd, das 2013 das Derby gewann. He was unrunned as a two-year-old. 2013
Ein besonderes Highlight in Baden-Baden war am 05.09.2021 der mit 8.200 Euro dotierte Preis der Stadt Baden-Baden, bei dem unsere Pop Starlet einen tollen 3. Platz erreichte.
As already reported, the BBAG yearling auction was a complete success for Simone and Jochen. So they were able to secure the contract for the then still nameless "NORWAY" daughter (lot 87) from the offer of the stud Fährhof. In the meantime, the name "Northern...
This year's BBAG Yearling Auction took place on Friday, September 3rd from 10:00 a.m. and was traditionally embedded in the Big Week in Baden-Baden. The total offer of the yearling auction included 223 yearlings. Jochen was already on the road from Wednesday around...