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Fina Pastorita (ET)

Fina Pastorita (ET)

Female, Bay,
Born 12/20/2001
RP 39 | SBA 25647

      • KINGS LAKE
    • PUCARÁ
      • SEQUITO
      • RUBIA



English Thoroughbred. He won three races as a 2, 3 and 4-year-old in France and in the USA. When he was two years old, he made his debut and claimed the 1st place over 1600m. Longchamp. Imported from France by Haras La Quebrada. He joined Ellerstina in 1998. Sire of more than 30 horses that play in Opens. 

Sire of

  • RULETA: first of Rainbow Corner’s daughters to play polo. She played in Opens when she was three years old (Palermo 99). She suffered a fracture. At present, she is a donor.
  • G. GALERA: G. Pieres’ best pony, Triple Crown ’08, ’09, ’10 and ’11 with G. Pieres (s). BestPlaying Pony at 2010 Hurlingham Open.
  • FOOTSIE: ’04, ’05, ’06, ’07, ’08 and ’09 Opens withG. Pieres (s) and with N. Pieres in ’10 and ’11.
  • E. SIMPATÍA: ’05, ’06, ’07, ’08 and ’09 Opens with F. Pieres. Triple Crown ’10 and ’11 with N. Pieres. ’12 final with F. Pieres.
  • ELLERSTINA AJÍ: exported to the USA by Audi team. She played and won the US Open 09 with Marc Ganzi.
  • E. ILUSIONADA: ’05, ’06, ’07, ’08 and’09 Opens with F. Pieres. in ’10 and ’11 with G. Pieres.O. MAGNOLIA: ’06, ’07, ’08and ’09 Opens with F. Pieres. Best Playing Pony at the 2006 Jockey Club Open with F. Pieres. 2 chukkers in the ’08,’09 and ’10 Open finals with J. M. Nero. G. Pieres ’11.
  • OPEN MAMA MIA: great level at training. She played her first tournaments. Delayed due to an injury. At present, Ellerstina’s donor.
  • DOLFINA MILENARIA: ’05, ’06, ’07 and ’08 Opens with A. Cambiaso (2 chukkers in the ’05, ’07 and ’08 finals).
  • SHAPE UP: ’03 to ’07 Opens with F. Pieres.
  • DOLFINA CARIDAD: Best horse at the 2006 Polo Tour Ellerstina. Palermo Open ’07 final with M. Aguerre. Exported to the UK. Best Playing Pony of 2010 British Gold Cup.
  • ORIENT BAY: Palermo Open with F. Pieres. Sold to Alfio Marchini.
  • CHALO COMPINCHE: ’05, ’06 , ’07 and ’08 Palermo Open with B. Castagnola.
  • E. SONRISA: ’06, ’07 and ’08 Opens with F. Pieres. 2009 Qualifying Tournament.
  • E. TOPACIO: ’06 and ’07 Opens with F. Pieres. USA ’09 and ’10 with F. Pieres.
  • E. BANGUARDIA: ’07 and ’08 Opens with F. Pieres. USA ’09 and ’10 with F. Pieres.
  • O. LUNA NUEVA: 2008 Triple Crown with G. Pieres (s). 2009 Qualifying Tournament.
  • E. BARULLO: ’06 and ’07 Opens with P. M. Donough. Irenita’s stallion.
  • E. ARVEJA: Triple Crown ’08 and ’09 with F. Pieres. N. Pieres ’10 and ’11.
  • OPEN CHECHU: Triple Crown ’09 and ’10 with G. Pieres (s). Exported to the USA.
  • BLACK MAGIC: Triple Crown ’08 with G. Pieres (s). US Open ’09, ’10 and ’11.
  • GRAPPA AMARRETA: Triple Crown ’09 and ’10 with B. Castagnola. Record price at 2009 Polo Tour auction.
  • GRAPPA SUPERIORA: 2008 Triple Crown with G. Pieres (s). Pablo Pieres (s) ’09.
  • GRAPPA ILUSA: 2008 Triple Crown with Jaime G. Huidobro. Exported to the UK.
  • GRAPPA FOGOSA: 2008 Triple Crown with T. Willington. 2010 Triple Crown with P. Pieres.
  • GRAPPA KURNI: 2009 Qualifying Tournament with N. Pieres. Triple Crown ’10 and ’11 with N. Pieres. UK ’12 with N. Pieres.
  • OPEN JULIETA: 2008 Triple Crown with G. Pieres (s). US Open ’09, ’10 and ’11.
  • OPEN SERPENTINA: 2010 Triple Crown with F. and N. Pieres.
  • GETE FURIA: 2014 Tortugas Open with Guillermo Caset.
  • YATAY LUNA ROSA: 2014 Tortugas Open with Pablo Pieres (s).
  • EURO DESIMA: 2014 Tortugas Open with Nicolás Pieres.
  • YATAY GLAMOROSA: 2014 Tortugas Open with Pablo Pieres.

He also sired: 

  • E. Optimista, UK 09 with N. Pieres; 
  • Dolfina Bombero, ’05 Open with A. Cambiaso; 
  • Dolfina Comba, ’05 Open with A. Cambiaso; 
  • Yepeta, ’05 Open with B. Castagnola; 
  • E. Galaxia, 2006 Jockey Club Open, US Open ’09; 
  • Fina Raqueta, ’07 Open tournaments, deceased;
  • Fina Iluminada, 2007 Tortugas Open with M. Mac Donough, 2009 Qualifying Tournament with N. Pieres; 
  • Fina Rusa, ’07 Opens, 2009 Qualifying Tournament with N. Pieres; 
  • E. Carpeta, 2009 Qualifying Tournament with T. Willington; 
  • O. Sunset, Carlos de Narvaez’s stallion; 
  • O. Elenco, stallion; 
  • Open Interesada, donor; 
  • Cabo Cámarat, Tibiza and Nariva.

Stallions sons of RAINBOW CORNER at Los Pingos del Taita:

Padrillo: Open Sunset
Open Sunset

Maternal Line PASTORA


Impressive campaign in Argentina and England. She won the Lady Susan Townley Award in 1994 and was the UK Best Playing Pony in 1995, 1996 and 1998, ridden by Gonzalo Pieres. Then, she was sent back to Argentina, where she played in the 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 Opens with Gonzalo Pieres (s). Since she spent 5 seasons in England, her most important progeny are still beginning to compete.

Dam of:

  • ELLERSTINA YARDA: new player. Grand Champion Polo Argentino prize, awarded by the Argentine Rural Society in 1998. Died before starting her high handicap polo campaign.
  • ELLERSTINA MILI: Junior Open with F. Pieres; after that, she got injured in her first Triple Crown.
  • ELLERSTINA Z ILUSIÓN: dam, injured when being trained. Dam of: Z Jones, Best Playing Pony of the 2013 Tortugas Open, and Mística, UK Triple Crown in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
  • GRAPPA SUPERIORA: played in the 2008 Gold Cup with Gonzalo Pieres (s). Sold at 2009 Polo Tour auction to Pablo Pieres (s). Played in the 2009 Qualifying Tournament with Pablo Pieres (s).
  • OPEN FARÁNDULA: played in the Triple Crown in ’10, ’11, ’12, ’13 and ’14 with F. Pieres; Best Playing Pony of the match at 2013 Palermo Open.
  • OPEN PANDORA: Triple Crown player in ’10, ’11, ’12, ’13 and ’14 with F. Pieres. Best Playing Pony at 2009 Gold Cup.
  • OPEN PASTILLA: made her debut in the 2013 Triple Crown.
  • ESCRIBA DESPISTADA: played in the 2013 Hurlingham Open and in the 2014 Tortugas Open with Alejandro Novillo Astrada.

As stallions, the following stand out:

  • OPEN OBISPO: stallionthat has recently joined Los Pingos del Taita’s team.
  • OPEN SACERDOTE: stallion that has played in the Triple Crown for team Las Monjitas.
  • OPEN MONJE: stallion. Since he spent 5 seasons in England, his most important progeny are still playing as new ponies.
  • ELLERSTINA MONAGUILLO: stallion owned by Ellerstina and M. Aguerre. His first offspring have played in the Triple Crown.

Maternal granddam of:

  • OPEN MILITO: played in the 2013 Hurlingham Open with Frederick Mannix.
  • OPEN MINTI: played in the 2013 Hurlingham Open with Rodrigo Ribeiro de Andrade.


Sire of excellent horses that play for Cría Tanoira. He has the highest percentage of progeny playing in the Argentine Open Championship, and more than 70 sons and grandsons playing in the Palermo Open Championship.

Sire of

  • PASTORA: plays in all the most esteemed Opens.
  • YAPA: plays in all the most esteemed Opens (G. Pieres and M. Aguerre).
  • LLANURA: all Opens (M. Aguerre, A. Cambiaso and G. Pieres).
  • OPEN XELENE: ridden in Opens by G. Pieres (s).
  • M. JAZZ:ridden in Opens (M. Aguerre).
  • SIBERIA: Palermo Open (C. Gracida).
  • RUSITA: Palermo Open (G. Pieres).
  • TACUARA: Palermo Open (R. Sola).
  • PAISANA: Cámara de Diputados Cup and Indios Tortugas Open Championship (M. Aguerre).
  • GUADAÑA: Cámara de Diputados Cup (C. Laprida - exported to the USA).
  • FALOPA: Cámara de Diputados Cup (J. Tanoira).
  • CARMELA: British Gold Cup.
  • GUERRILLERA: ridden by I. Heguy (Tortugas Open).
  • PEBETA: Cámara de Diputados Cup (exported to the USA).
  • POLÍTICA: exported to Brunei.
  • GAUCHA: sold to I. Heguy.
  • RAISA: Palermo Open (J. Tanoira).
  • CARDO: Indios Tortugas Open (F. Bensadón).
  • PRIMAVERA (ARAÑA): Palermo Open (B. Castagnola).
  • MAMADERA: S. Merlos (imported from the USA in 2004).
  • FLAUTA: Cámara de Diputados Cup (J. Hall).
  • TIGRA: Palermo Open (J. Tanoira).
  • MEDALLA: US Open (M. Aguerre).
  • MARCELO: US Open (F. Bensadón).
  • MELÓN: Cámara de Diputados Cup (G. Von Wernich).
  • TINTO: Palermo Open (M. Garrahan).
  • RABANITO: Cámara de Diputados Cup (C. Bernal).
  • RUSO: US Open (C. Gracida).
  • CHINO: Palermo Open (B. Castagnola).
  • COSACO: US Open and Sotogrande Gold Cup (E. Novillo Astrada).
  • ARANDELA: Palermo Open (J. Novillo Astrada).
  • GETE ANESTESIA: Palermo Open (J. Novillo Astrada); recognized by the AACCP as “Mejor Producto Jugador Inscripto Polo Argentino” at Cámara de Diputados Cup 2002.
  • TIMBA: Cámara de Diputados Cup (F. Bensadón).
  • PINCELADA: Cámara de Diputados Cup (F. Bensadón).
  • TACAÑA: Palermo Open (M. Novillo Astrada).
  • CAROLINA, MARICA and POLO PÚRPURA: Palermo Open (S. Chavanne, 2004).
  • RATA: Palermo Open 04 (A. Heguy (s)).
  • MALVA: Palermo Open 04 (B. Castagnola).
  • FUNKY and ÓPERA: Palermo Open 04 (M. Aguerre).
  • PARÍS CHAMPAGNE and OPEN LECHUZA VIII: Palermo Open 04 (J. I. Merlos).
  • IRENITA FANTA: Palermo Open 04 (P. Mac Donough).
  • ELLERSTINA TINTA: Palermo Open 04 (G. Pieres (s)).
  • IRENITA FANÁTICA and IRENITA FAVORITA: Palermo Open 04 (M. Mac Donough).
  • GETE ARANDELA: Palermo Open (A. Cambiaso (s) 04 and Pablo Mac Donough 05- 2 chukkers in the final).
  • MASERATI: 2005Palermo Open (A. Agote).


SEQUITO, was bred by H. Barrantes. He was one of the best polo stallions of the last years. Sire of a large number of horses that play in Opens for La Espadaña and other teams, such as LEVICU (several times Best Playing Pony in the USA). Some of them are: LAMBADA, TINTO, PELUSA PICANTE, CAIPIRINHA, POLCA, AMPOLLA, ESCOPETA, CARABINA, CHICHACA, NOVICIA, FUYÍ, RUSA NEGRA, PISTOLA, CHICO, UZI, PATADA, BAMBINO, CINDY, PRIMERA, POLILLA and BRUJO. They all play high handicap.

Son of RUBIA

RUBIA, was bred by Dowling. She was a very good player. Her granddam, MALA ESPINA, was an outstanding player, as well. 

Stallions produced by PASTORA at Los Pingos del Taita

Padrillo: Open Obispo (ET)
Open Obispo (ET)
Padrillo: V8 Religioso (ET)
V8 Religioso (ET)