Fleur de Cherie, 4yo Mare, Received Top Bid at Hof Kasselmann Online Auction to go to Australia, 4yo Frank Jacques Bought for America’s Ben Ebeling
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HAGEN, Germany, May 15, 2021–Fleur de Cherie received the top bid of €157,000/US$190,000 at the Hof Kasselmann online auction Saturday for the four-year-old mare to go to Australia while Frank Jacques, a four-year-old Hanoverian gelding, went for €90,000/US$109,000 to become a mount for young American Benjamin Ebeling.
Bidders from six nations sought Fleur de Cherie (Fürst Jazz x Sandro Hit) before being knocked down to customers from Australia.
Tasino, a five-year-old Oldenburg stallion (Total Hope x Fürst Heinrich), fetched €153,000/US$185,000 from a German buyer.
Frank Jacques (Franklin x Don Schufro) will go to California as a ridden for the 21-year-old Ben Ebeling, who is on the United States Olympic team short list with Illuster van de Kampert.
“The result confirms that online auctions continue to be an integral part of the market,” Hof Kasselmann Managing Director Francois Kasselmann said.