Quasimodo Van De Molendreef
Quasimodo's sire is the well-known Heartbreaker, producer of multiple international jumpers and approved stallions. Grand sire is the valuable stallion Lys de Darmen.
His full brother Action Breaker was 11th at the WEG in Kentucky and placed 3rd in the Aachen Grand Prix.
Quasimodo van de Molendreef has been a Grand Prix jumper with both David Jobertie and Jaime Azcarraga. He won the Grand Prix of Lons le Saunier, was 3rd in the GP of Vigo, 4th in the finals of the Sires of the World in Den Bosch, 2nd in the Sires of the World in Mechelen etc.
Offspring of Quasimodo van de Molendreef are successful in sport. The best known is Hello Sanctos, who, ridden by Scott Brash, held the #1 position in world show jumper rankings. Hello Sanctos wrote history by winning the Rolex Grand Slam. Thanks to his consecutive victories in the Grand Prix competitions of Geneva, Aachen and Spruce Meadows, Hello Sanctos earned the 1 million euro Grand Slam bonus. In addition, Hello Sanctos was two-time victor in the Global Champions Tour; won team gold at the Olympic Games in London 2012; Team Gold and Individual Bronze in the European Championships in Herning 2013. Those were the toppings on the cakes of countless major Grand Prix competition wins.
Other offspring are not in the shadows. Ridden by Alexander Onishenko, Comte d’Arsouilles attended the Olympic Games in London 2012. The pair also won the Nations Cups at Drammen and Linz. Dauphin de Muze was successful in the United States, placing 2nd in the Grand Prix of Los Angeles and 10th in the World Cup at Thermal. Colore placed 9th in the GP Lier. El Santo placed 8th in the GP Rio de Janeiro. Gloria van de Barlebuis won multiple international classes - among them the GP Villers Vicomte Breteuil and the GP Hardelot. Gracile won the final of the 6-year olds in Mechelen. Others competing at international level are: Daiquiri van de Moortelshoeve, Duc d’Arsouilles, Emorkus RE, Flying Dutchman, Jewel’s Carat, Bellano van de Bosbeek, Heartbreaker, Zidane and RMF Valiente.
At the mare and foal shows, his offspring also perform well: LO Sanctos van de Suydersee placed 9th in the final of the National Foal Championship and also was Champion of the provincial foal show.
Kilimanjaro was Champion of the foal show in Harich and 8th in the final of the National Foal Championship. Hetwiggy scored 85 points for free jumping. In 2014, Jack Daniel’s JB was 7th and Joline St 11th in the final of the National Foal Championship.
Daughter Fifa Paoloa sold for €?65.000 at the Jumping Talent Sale and Quasi Shura was sold for
€ 16.000 as a foal and was the most expensive show jumping foal at the Elite Foal Auction of Vechta in 2014.
Quasimodo van de Molendreef has brought several approved stallions. Iglesias D.V. and Harvey vh Vossenhol are approved by Zangersheide and Quasimodo Cavalier was crowned Champion of the Stallion Show in Mecklenburg.
The BWP Studbook has honored Quasimodo van de Molendreef as ‘Ambassador’.
Jumping Index KWPN: 130.
Quasimodo van de Molendreef: sire of Olympic horses
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