Corofino II (NZWB ELITE STALLION)
height: 170 cm
breeding: Corrado I - Fernando I - Lord
licensed: NZWB, Holsteiner
stud: Xtreme Sport Horses Ltd.
service: AI, Frozen (LFG)
Service Fee: $2700, Does not include collection / freight fees
30 day test in Schlieckau
Xtreme Sport Horses Ltd.
62 Adington Rd
M: + 64 (0) 21 380943
Corofino II - Outstanding from the start
Corofino II was approved in Germany in 1998. He went on to do his 30 day stallion test in Schlieckau where he received:
10 for character
9 for Temperament
10 for jumping.
As a five year old Corofino II qualified for the Bundeschampionat (German young horse championships) where he won one of the qualifications for the final with a final note of 9.
A Showjumping Phenomena with Thomas Konle
After this Corofino II continued in sport with Thomas Konle in the breeding region of Baden Wittenburg and over the years he accumulated more than 125 wins and placing's up to 1.60cm. Corofino also fulfilled his breeding duties over this time and now his oldest crop are 7 year olds.
Further Victories under Janne Meyer
In 2009 Corofino II returned to Holstein and was ridden by Janne Meyer with fantastic results including a 3rd in the Tasdorf Grand Prix, a 2nd in Balve, the German Championships and winning the Breitenburg Grand Prix in Holstein in which the field included the Beijing silver medalist Rolf-Göran Bengtsson on his Olympic mount Ninja.
Corofino II had a phenomenal European record jumping more than 90% clear rounds from 1.45m to 1.60m 4m waters. The first thing people comment on is his scope and how careful he is.
The New Zealand Chapter
Corofino's summer 2009/2010 sport record includes 3rd in Woodhill Sands 2**, 6th World Cup Qualifier Tauranga, 1st 1.35m indoor Manfield Park, 1st World Cup Qualifier Manfield Park, 1st Annadale GP Taupo, 6th 1* GP Woodhill Sands, 2nd 3* GP Woodhill Sands and winner of the Norwood Gold Cup, Horse of the Year 2010.
A Pedigree of Champions:
The Full Brother - World Cup Showjumper
Corofino II is a full brother to the champion sire Corofino I. Corofino I competed in Italy at Grand Prix Between the ages of 8 and 16, Corofino I created a super record of international achievements with the Italian rider: - Winner of the National Grand Prix at Golra Minore (twice), and placed at Vermezzo, Trucazzano, Predazzo, San Remo. - Placed in International competition at Modena, Vincenza, Pinerolo, Massazza, Cesena, Gorla Minore, Arezzo, Linz, Cannes, Cervia and in one round during the World Cup Final in Milan.
Corofino I is 9 years older than Corofino II. He sired both the 2008 Olympians Russel and Corlato. He has been a prolific sire of champion broodmares.
The Dam Line - Olympic Connections
Also from this family is Coriano. He is a half brother to Corofino II's mother Valeska. Coriano is also by Corrado. He also had 2 of his progeny at Beijing Olympics Coertis and Chinobampo Lavita. Coriano competed to top level and has many offspring doing the same all round the world.
The Half Brother - Holsteiner Champion
Corofino II is also the half brother of Holsteiner Approval champion Camiros (by Contender) and the Holsteiner Approval champion, Diarado (Diamant De Semilly x Corrado) is also very closely related.