DAIRE: De Niro x Caprimond x Der Clou
Daire is the daughter of Claire who is also the dam of Woodlander Dornroshen who was short listed for the 2016 Rio Olympics with Micheal Eilberg. Woodlander Dornroshen produced Woodlander Farouche the two time World Breeding Champion. Daire’s family has proven successful in the dressage world and she will be a great start to the breeding programme at Nanoli Stud Farm. She has already produced an Oldenburg premium foal by For Romance II in 2017 and is now due with Dynamic Dream for 2021.
Sire, De Niro who passed away in 2017, was a legend in his own lifetime. The son of Donnerhall excelled in both sport and breeding; competing up to grand prix and producing numerous champions at top level. Renowned for his phenomenal ability for the collected work and his extravagant hind leg, De Niro was an unparalleled sire of grand prix horses. De Niro was also famous for his temperament and ride-ability.
De Niro sired 86 licensed sons in Germany alone and 193 State Premium Mares. His offspring have earned almost 3 million euro in prize money. No less than 215 of his get are competing at S-level in Germany. The list of successful Grand Prix horses sired by him is endless and Desperados, D’Agostino, Dablino, Daily Pleasure, Delgado, Deveraux, Daintree, Dandelion, and Disneyworld are just a few.
De Niro is also found again and again as the dam sire in the pedigrees of outstanding performance horses. For example, the champion stallion, Hotline, who broke the Stallion Market price record, selling for €800,000, and the Oldenburg Champion Mare, Fiey-Fiey. De Niro’s daughter Edina became the 2010 Oldenburg Champion Mare and his daughter Die Weingard was the 2000 Reserve Champion Mare in Rastede. De Niro is also the dam sire of Brefon Woods and his brother Chagall and popular breeding stallions stationed with Helgstrand dressage Springbank II VH and Total Mclaren