Lucarelli xx, a highly interesting newcomer from the world famous stallion line!
'A highly interesting thoroughbred with a large frame, legs, shoulder and croup, with big eyes and much expression” was the comment of Lars Gehrmann, the Head of Breeding at the Trakehner Breeding Association. He further praised the poised walk and the worldly-wise manner of the dark brown horse.
In his seven year long career, Lucarelli xx from the Haus Ittlingen stable, competed in 27 races, won seven of them and placed in five. He was especially successful as long distance racehorse. In 2013, he won the Silberne Band des Rheinlandes in Cologne, a Listed race of 3,000 meters and he was able to place in long distance Group races. His best IC was 103 lbs.
Lucarelli ended his active career in the summer of 2014. He was in the final round of the Schaufenster Vollblut in 2010 and placed fourth as the best active racehorse. At the Schaufenster Vollblut in 2012, his then two-year-old half-sister Look of Love by Shirocco was Champion mare.
Lucarelli xx was licensed at the late licensing of Rhineland and Westphalia in January 2012. In February 2015, he was licensed by the Trakehner Breeding Association and, shortly afterwards, by the Oldenburg Breeding Association as well.
Lucarelli's father, elegant and correct High Chaparral xx won six Group 1 races between the age of two and four; among other the Breeders Cup Turf, Group 1 in the USA and as a three year old the British and the Irish Derby, Group 1.
Regarding his mothers side, High Chaparral is a son of Darshaan-mare Kasora, from one of the best mare families by Aga Khan. This cross proved to be extremely successful, providing more than 50 stakes horses. High Chaparral himself is father of 36 Group race winners, 12 of them at Group 1 level.
Sadler's Wells, Lucarelli's grandfather, is compact and full of type. He is the son of Northern Dancer and three times Group 1 winner himself. Sadler's Wells is full brother of Tate Gallery, another Group 1 winner and of champion stallion Fairy King. Sadler's Wells is a proven father of champions, he provided 20 European classical champions heading more than 70 Group 1 winner. With his sons Galileo, Monjeu and High Chaparral at the top, he is a leading stallions provider. Through Sadler's Hall he is grandfather of former Holstein Breeding Association stallion Water Dance (Andreas Ostholt) and through Black Sam Bellamy (Fährhof) of Warendorf state stud stallion Saphir.
Mother Fairy Bridge is a half-sister of Nurejev, who stems from Northern Dancer as well.
Lucarelli's mother Lavorna stood out as a mare very true to type at the Schaufenster Vollblut in Warendorf in 2006. She stems from one of the most successful German mare families. Her grandmother Laurea provided the Derby Champions Lando and Laroche. Lando convinced as champion racehorse with seven international Group 1 victories, among other the Japan Cup, and as father of ten Group 1 Champions.
Regarding the breeding of the warmblooded horse, Lucius by Antonio Canale is to be named first. In Westphalia, he provided many dressage and jumping horses, who were successful up to advanced level. He is turns up in many dam lines, like in the pedigree of outstanding stallion Belissimo M. Further representatives of this family are/were the stallions Last Action Hero by Dashing Blade, Lord Beri by Beribot and Lektor by Alarich. A current representative of the mare family is Trakehner mare Lady You TSF by Houston, born in 2004. With rider Friederike Tophoff-Kaup, she won the individual gold medal and the team gold medal at the European Championships Rural Riders. After further placings in CIC*** tests, she was sold to Australia.
Lucarelli's motherfather Acatenango stems from the best German stallion line (Surumu – Literat – Birhan). He was champion racehorse and champion stallion himself. Twelve thoroughbred sons of Acatenango are licensed for warmblood breeding and listed in the Hengstbuch I. Especially interesting are the full brothers Conception and Concinales, as well as Flucato and the still active Desirao and Ituango. The latter attracted attention with his daughter fischerRocana FST, who won the team gold medal and the individual silver medal with rider Michael Jung at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy in 2014.
Lucarelli's mother-motherfather Shirley Heights, bred by the Queen, was an outstanding racehorse and distinguished himself as excellent father of breeding mares. Shirley Heights' son Zinaad worked at the Graditz stable in thoroughbred and warmblood breeding. His sons Kubaner and Tipsy's Pet continued.