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Open Ballet (ET)

Male, Chestnut,
Born 03/10/2009
RP 697 | SBA 17453

  • Paternal LineSPORTIVO
    • LODE
      • MR. PROSPECTOR
      • GRAND LUXE
    • SPORT FASHION
      • RINGARO
      • SPORT LADY
  • Maternal LineLAMBADA
    • SEQUITO
      • SHEET ANCHOR
      • LANDING
    • CUMBIA
      • TOP SECRET
      • RANCHERA


Open Ballet

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New stallion that stands in service at Los Pingos del Taita. His first offspring were born in 2014.

Full brother of DOLFINA CUARTETERA, who Adolfo Cambiaso considers the best pony in his entire career. 

Paternal Line SPORTIVO

SPORTIVO

Ellerstina’s No. 1 sire. He is the only stallion in history to have claimed the Premio Lady Susan Townley and the AACCP Award with two different progeny, a stallion and a mare, in the same year.

In 2013, 16 of his daughters played in the Triple Crown for the first time

  • O. ILIMITADA: made her debut in the 2013 Tortugas Open with G. Pieres.
  • OPEN AUSTRALIA: made her debut in the 2013 Tortugas Open with F. Pieres; Jackie’s first daughter born in Argentina; played in the 2014 Triple Crown with N. Pieres.
  • OPEN SYDNEY (Jackie): made her debut in the 2013 Tortugas Open with F. Pieres; played in the Triple Crown in ‘13 and ‘14.
  • OPEN CHEQUERA (Cheta): made her debut in ’13; played in the Triple Crown in ’13 and ‘14 by F. Pieres. One of F. Pieres’ best ponies at the moment.
  • OPEN IMAGEN: reserved season 2014.
  • OPEN SUMA: made her debut in ’13; played in the 2014 Triple Crown with D. Stirling (s).
  • OPEN CATENA (Claret): was nominated to the Best Playing Pony honors at the 2013 Tortugas Open; she was played in the Triple Crown in ’13 and ’14 both by Gonzalo and Nicolás Pieres.
  • MACHITOS ABRIL: made her debut in the Triple Crown with E. Novillo.
  • YATAY PEARL JAM: made her debut in ’13; played in the 2014 Tortugas Open by P. Pieres (s).
  • OPEN ORACIÓN: reserved by Ellerstina for the 2013 Triple Crown.
  • OPEN TORERO, OPEN PELEADOR, OPEN NOVA, OPEN PASTILLA.

Of his progeny, the following stand out

  • D. CUARTETERA: “Mejor Producto Polo Argentino” at the 2006, 2009 and 1012 Palermo Open Championship. She was awarded the Lady Susan Townley Award at the 2009 and 2010 Argentine Open Championship, the “Mejor Producto Polo Argentino del Partido” at the 2012 Argentine Open Championship, and the “Mejor Producto Polo Argentino de la Final” at the 2012 Hurlingham Club Open. Dam of: Dolfina Tetera, “Mejor Producto Polo Argentino de la Final” at the 2012 Hurlingham Club Open; Dolfina Bailantera, who was ridden in the Argentine high handicap season by Adolfo Cambiaso, even in the 2013 Tortugas Open- she also played in the UK Gold Cup and in Sotogrande; Dolfina Cumbiera, who was ridden in the 2014 Triple Crown by Adolfo Cambiaso; Clones Cuartetera, who is currently playing high handicap; and Dolfina Popular, who was ridden in the 2014 Triple Crown by G. Caset.
  • D. TORO: “Mejor Producto Jugador Inscripto” at the Palermo Open in 2008 and 2010. He played in three chukkers in the Open’s final in 07 and 08. His first offspring were born in 2008.
  • E. FELICIDAD (Simpática): ridden in all Opens being 5 years old by F. Pieres and M. Mac Donough. Finals at Palermo in ’05, ’07, ’09, ’10, ’11 and ’12. Triple Crown in ’07, ’08 and ’09 with G. Pieres (s).
  • MALAQUITA: Triple Crown in ’06, ’07 and ’08 with G. Pieres. Pieres’ best pony in 2010 British Season. Best Playing Pony award at Sotogrande ’10 with F. Pieres. Exported to the USA, where she played and won the US Open ’12 and ’13 with F. Pieres.
  • OPEN PASARELA (Rusita): Triple Crown in ’10, ’11, ’12, ’13 and ’14.
  • OPEN DALMA (Lechuza): Triple Crown in ’12 and ’13 with F. Pieres. Exported to the UK, where she played and won the 2014 Queen’s Cup.
  • OPEN KODAMA (Jackie): sold at Ellerstina’s auction in ’08. Made her debut in the 2014 Triple Crown with F. Pieres.
  • TOP MODEL (Rusita): Best Playing Pony at the UK Gold Cup 2013. Triple Crown in ’10 and ’12.
  • CAREI (Tortuga): Triple Crown in ’10, ’11, ’12, ’13 and ’14.
  • OPEN SHARAPOVA (Kurny): made her debut in the 2014 Triple Crown with Facundo Pieres.
  • OPEN ALLENDE: 2013 Triple Crown.
  • OPEN ALFONSINA: sold at Ellerstina’s auction in ’08. Currently playing her first practice matches with impressive results.
  • OPEN EASY BAILAMOS: currently playing her first tournaments.
  • OPEN SEXY: new mare currently playing her first practice matches. Alfa mare at training and making. Due to her high quality, she was sent to the Embryo Center.
  • BAYOS RESPIRO: ridden in the 2014 Tortugas Open by Guillermo Caset.
  • OPEN COPETINERA and CACHIYUYU AS DE BASTO: ridden in the 2014 Tortugas Open by Facundo Sola.
  • GRAPPA CONCHETA: ridden in the 2014 Tortugas Open by Jaime García Huidobro.
  • MACHITOS CHARITA: made his debut in the 2014 Triple Crown, ridden by M. Aguerre.
  • ELLERSTINA PENCA: Triple Crown in ’05, ’06 and ’07 with F. Pieres and, in ’09, with G. Pieres (s).
  • CHALO PORTEÑA: 2007 Open final with B. Castagnola.
  • CHALO PRIMERA: 2007Palermo Open final with B. Castagnola.
  • GRAPPA CONSAGRADA: 2008 Triple Crown with G. Pieres (s). In her first season, she played in the Palermo Open final. 2009 Triple Crown with G. Pieres (s).
  • DOLFINA PEHUAJO: currently played in the USA by A. Cambiaso.
  • ELLERSTINA ASPIRINA: Reserve Grand Champion at the 2003 Rural Exhibition. Ridden by Nicolás Pieres during season ‘07.
  • ELLERSTINA VENGATIVA: ridden in season ’07 by G. Pieres (s) and, in season ’08, by P. Mac Donough in the USA.
  • ELLERSTINA AGUA MARINA: US Open ’08 and ’09 with F. Pieres.

As STALLIONS, the following stand out

  • MACHITOS CHELO (M. JAZZ): stands in service at Los Pingos del Taita. His genetics combines the traits of 5 consecutive winners of the “Mejor Producto Jugador Inscripto Polo Argentino Abierto”. His first offspring headed the sales at Los Machitos and La Dolfina’s auctions. In 2012, his first sons were selected for training and their future is promising. Sire of: DOLFINA FRONTIER, Grand Champion at 2014 Palermo Rural Exhibition, First Place and Division Winner at 2014 Palermo Rural Exhibition; CAÑA LA CHICHO, First Place and Division Winner at 2013 Río Cuarto Rural Exhibition; VE OCHO GONDOLA, Grand Champion at 2014 Río Cuarto Rural Exhibition, First Place and Division Winner at 2014 Río Cuarto Rural Exhibition; CAÑA SHANSI, First Place and Division Winner at 2014 Palermo Rural Exhibition.
  • ENIGMA PETRUS (CLARET); FINO LOTUS (F. ILUSIONADA); OPEN BALLET (LAMBADA), D. Cuartetera; at present, all of them stand in service at Los Pingos del Taita. 
  • OPEN ILUMINADO (E .ILUSIONADA): his first progeny are 3 years old, and they have exhibited early maturity and aptitude.
  • OPEN DREAM (ILUSIÓN): Ellerstina’s new stallion.
  • OPEN CABERNET (CLARET): exceptional combination of Australian and Argentine blood. Stallion reserved by Ellerstina due to its excellent genetics. His first offspring were born in ’09 and started to be trained in ’12, showing great condition.
  • OPEN ESPACIAL: important stallion owned by Ellerstina. 
  • MACHITOS LÍDER: sold at auction in 2012 at record price. It is partly owned by Los Machitos and it stands in service at Biopolo center.
  • OPEN PONCHO
  • MACHITOS VITICO: polo stallion sold at auction in 2012; ridden in the 2013 Triple Crown by F. Mannix.
  • MACHITOS PARKERMACHITOS KRUPA and OPEN EL PADRINO, among others. 

Son of LODE

Sire of 4 champions and 42 graded winners, 25 of which are group I winners. His progeny have obtained wins, places and shows in the USA, Argentina, Brazil, Singapore, Germany, South Africa and France.

Sire of horses ridden in Opens:

  • Mecha (x BLESS MY WAY): F. Pieres’ outstanding pony. Seasons ’06, ’07, ’08 and ’09. She played 3 chukkers in the 2007 Palermo Open final and 2 chukkers in the 2008 Argentine Open final. Cassia (x CASSIA): Triple Crown with Marcos Heguy.
  • Pancha (x HOWSYAFATHER): Triple Crown ’08 and ’09 with F. Pieres, even 2 chukkers in the 2008 final. Owned by F. Lanusse. 

Sire of stallions, such as:

  • Don Cartero: Haras La Dolfina’s stallion. He stands in service at Los Pingos del Taita.

Donors sired by SPORTIVO at Los Pingos del Taita:

Donante: Open Oración (ET)
Open Oración (ET)
ILUSION

Maternal Line LAMBADA

LAMBADA

Ridden in all Opens. "Mejor Ejemplar por Tipo y Aptitud" AACCP 1999 prize and "Mejor Producto Jugador Inscripto" at the 113° Argentine Open Championship in 2006. From one of the best polo families.

She was ridden in Opens by Carlos Gracida, Gonzalo Pieres, Gonzalo Pieres (s), Adolfo Cambiaso, Mariano Aguerre and Fabio Diniz.

Dam of

  • ELLERSTINA PORTUARIA (El Sol): donor at Los Pingos del Taita.
  • ELLERSTINA TIMBA: from 2003 to 2009, ridden in Opens by Facundo Pieres. Currently playing her eighth season.
  • OPEN TALISMÁN (Sobornado): ridden in Opens in 2003 and 2004 by Gonzalo Pieres (s).
  • DOLFINA RITMO: Adolfo Cambiaso’s stallion.
  • LOS MACHITOS LÍBANO: sold to Mariano Aguerre for record price in 2007 auction. At present, he stands in service at La Irenita center.
  • MALAMBO: Triple Crown with B. Castagnola.
  • M. LIBERIA and M. LANTANA:  new ponies.
  • M. LADY: new mare- a great project.
  • M. LÍDER: new stallion, sold as sire in a 2012 auction for record price.

Maternal granddam of:

  • OPEN COPETINA: ridden in the 2014 Tortugas Open by Facundo Sola.

Daughter of SEQUITO

He was bred by Héctor Barrantes. He is considered one of the best polo stallions of the last years. His most renowned offspring are: Novicia, Pucará, Levicu and Simpática, among others.

Daughter of CUMBIA (TOP SECRET)

Founding Dam. Dam of

  • Machitos Jazz (Pucará): all Opens with Mariano Aguerre. "Mejor Jugador Inscripto Polo Argentino" prize at the 2007 Palermo Open.
  • Machitos Ópera (Pucará): played 2 chukkers in all the Palermo Argentine Open Championship finals where Mariano Aguerre was chosen MVP (2004, 2005 and 2007).
  • Machitos Funky (Pucará): all Opens with Mariano Aguerre.
  • Machitos Batucada (Ellerstina Pícaro): ridden in the 2009 Triple Crown by Mariano Aguerre.
  • Rastafa:"Mejor Caballo por Tipo y Aptitud" prize at the 2000 Jockey Club Open. Exported to the USA where she played in all the high handicap tournaments.

Stallions produced by LAMBADA at Los Pingos del Taita

Padrillo: Machitos Limbo
Machitos Limbo
SPORTIVO

Donors sired by LAMBADA at Los Pingos del Taita:

Donante: Ellerstina Portuaria (ET)
Ellerstina Portuaria (ET)
EL SOL