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PL Chanel scored very well to gain an excellence award during the 2024 NZWA foal assessment tour.

Sire - Opium JW Van De Moerhoeve TN

Opium JW van de Moerhoeve is of the jumping sensations of the year. His jumping ability combined with his incredible bloodlines make him a very suitable stallion for international breeding. His carefulness and quick reflexes are combined with a lot of scope and a super mind.

Sire Kannan is for many years already one of the best producers of international grand prix horses. In the pedigree of Opium there are many performance sires with stallions like Nabab de Rêve, Chin Chin and Quidam de Revel. His dam Ischgl de Muze jumped at international level with Joe Clee and she not only produced Opium JW van de Moerhoeve but also the approved stallion Mumbai van de Moerhoeve. Opiums grand dam is very famous in Holland. She is the mare VDL Groep Eureka and with her rider Maikel van der Vleuten she was senior champion of the Netherlands at Mierlo in 2014.

Great grand dam Beauty-belle van ‘t Roosakker is a daugther of the world famous Goliath Z-offspring La Belle van Sombeke. La Belle is the foundation mother of many international grand prix horses.

Opium JW van de Moerhoeve jumped super rounds at the World Championships for Young Horses at Lanaken and finished in 4th place with Willem Greve. With his amazing jumping talent and top pedigree, the stallion Opium JW vd Moerhoeve will become a very valuable breeding sire. Currently, Opium JW van de Moerhoeve is ridden by American rider Lillie Keenan.


Sire: Opium JW Van De Moerhoeve

Grand Sire: Kannan

Kannan's pedigree is a succession of greats from Dutch breeding with Voltaire, Nimmerdor and Le Mexico. Stallions that each guarantee the inheritance of excellent jumping qualities. Kannan's mother is Cemeta, a keur, preferent, performance mare by Nimmerdor out of the preferent mare Wozieta. 

Kannan can look back on a successful career in top sport. Under the saddle of Michel Hecart, he won the French title in 2005 and took part in the European Championships in San Patrignano that same year. In addition, Kannan won the Grand Prix in Deauville, finished 2nd in the Grand Prix of Gijon, La Courneuve and Vichy and was part of the French team that won the Nations Cup competitions in Lisbon and La Baule.

As a sire, Kannan is one of the best showjumping horse suppliers in the world and is 7th in the WBFSH world ranking for show jumpers. Kannan owes this result to a large number of children who shine in the international show jumping sport, including the Olympic Champion and World Cup winner Nino des Buissonnets. Molly Malone has won several Grand Prix and World Cup competitions. Quabri de L‘Isle won the opening round of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and won several Grand Prix and Nations Cups. Quorida de Treho twice won the Helsinki World Cup and the Grand Prix of St. Gallen and Paris, etc.

Petticoat Lane Performance Horses
PL Chanel

Opium JW Van De Moerhoeve TN x Contendros 2 x Caretino

2023 - Bay Filly

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Dam Sire: Contendros 2

Dam Sire - Contendros 2

Bred by Paul Schockemohle, this stallions scope is top class, his technique is perfect and he is an incredible performance stallion. When you take glance at his outstanding pedigree, you'll see his Granddam Gipsy produced Vice Bundeschampion and Hanoverian show jumping champion Codex One (who is very closely related to Contendros 2)! 

Sire, Contendro I, is one of the most outstanding modern show jumping sires of this generation. His offspring include the current Bundeschampion Con Air, the successful Aachen Youngster Tour contender, Holiday by Solitour, more than 30 horses which are competing in 1.50 m classes and over 42 licensed stallions.  Contendros' has the desirable Hanoverian blood from the dam's family. Drosselklang II has produced over 79 show jumpers who compete successfully in 1.50 m classes with a lifetime earnings total of over EUR 858,000 while Glueckspilz contributes the performance genes of legendary show jumping sire, Gotthard.


Dam: Global PH Corletto

Grand Dam - Zita V (Costa 50)

Zita V (aka Costa 50) is a State Premium Holsteiner mare  by Caretino. Jumping to 1.45m herself before being imported to New Zealand. She is the 3/4 sister to Holsteiner Gelding Casallvano. She is direct from Cardento's mare line Stamm 741. Her sire, Caretino is the sire of Casall.

Great Dam Sire - Caretino

Caretino was one of just seven stallions by Caletto II in Holsteiner breeding. The bay revealed his qualities in the stallion performance test, where he received a jumping index as high as 145 points. He won numerous young jumper classes due to his outstanding jumping technique. At 5 and at 6 years old, Caretino participated in the Bundeschampionate under Thomas Schöning. Bo Kristoffersen got the ride on him a year later and got him started at Grand Prixs and nations cup level. The two of them have 40 placings at S level to their name. Then Caretino went to Ludger Beerbaum's stable. The rider from Riesenbeck placed at Neumünster, Balve, and Wiesbaden with the stallion. After a year, Caretino returned to Holstein to be used for breeding only which soon proved the right decision. Caretino offspring, still much sought after, have earned more than 3 million Euros so far.Just now, the most successful Caretino offspring in competition is Casall la Silla out of a Lavall I dam. Under Rolf-Göran Bengstsson, the bay stallion is rated among the top show jumpers in the world. Moreover, he has also earned himself a stellar reputation as a sire. 


Sire: Opium JW Van De Moerhoeve

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