Available in the USA
RP 94 l SBA 6521
- Paternal LineOPTIMUM
- SOUTHERN HALO
- NORTHERN SEA
- SOUTHERN HALO
- Maternal LineLIEBRE
- LIEBRE MADRE
La Dolfina’s outstanding stallion. He was First Place and Division Winner at the 2002 Argentine Rural Society Exhibition and Champion Male at the 2004 Río Cuarto Rural Exhibition.
- DOLFINA LUFTHANZA (LAPA): Grand Champion Polo Argentino at the 2007 Argentine Rural Society Exhibition. She played in the 2009 Tortugas Open with Adolfo Cambiaso. She also played in the Argentine Triple Crown with Adolfo Cambiaso, even in the 2011 and 2012 Argentine Open Championship finals.
- DOLFINA EL BOEING: 3rd. Place in his division at the 2007 Argentine Rural Society Exhibition in Palermo, 2nd. Place and Reserve Champion in his division at the 2008 Argentine Rural Society Exhibition in Palermo. He played in the 2010 British Gold Cup with Adolfo Cambiaso. His progeny were born in 2008. He was chosen "Mejor Producto Polo Argentino" at the 2011 Jockey Club Open. He played in the 2013 British high handicap season with Adolfo Cambiaso.
- DOLFINA TREPADORA: Reserve Grand Champion at the 2007 Palermo Rural Exhibition. First Place and Division Winner at the 2008 Argentine Rural Society Exhibition.
- DOLFINA PANNAM: Best Playing Pony of the 2011 Jockey Club Open.
- COQUI IBERIA: 2014 Argentine high handicap season with David Stirling. 2014 Triple Crown with D. Stirling (s).
- DOLFINA LA ALINA: 2nd. Place and Reserve Champion in her division at the 2008 Palermo Rural Exhibition.
- DOLFINA LIMONADA: plays in the USA with Adolfo Cambiaso.
- DOLFINA FRANELA: plays in the USA with Adolfo Cambiaso.
- DOLFINA VIUDA NEGRA: in season 2010, she played in the USA with Matías Magrini and in the Argentine high handicap season with Cristian Laprida (s). She played in the 2014 Triple Crown with C. Laprida (s).
- DOLFINA PELUQUERO: in season 2010, he played in England with Lucas Criado.
- PITE RÚCULA: Opens with Juan Ignacio Merlos. 2014 Triple Crown with Ignacio Toccalino.
- LAVINIA CÁBALA: 2014 Triple Crown with Hilario Ulloa.
- DOLFINA PRIMERA DAMA, DOLFINA HARRIER, DOLFINA TORERA, DOLFINA PULGA, DOLFINA IRÓNICA, DOLFINA PAMPA, DOLFINA GLAMOUR and DOLFINA MILILI, among others.
Paternal Line OPTIMUM
He won 3 major prizes in Palermo, even in his debut, when he was 2 years old. He sired a great number of horses that are ridden in Opens. Nine of Optimum’s sons and daughters played in the 2011 Triple Crown for team Ellerstina (Farándula, Pandora, Divertida, Spuky, Guillermina, Nona, Chalina, Tarántula and Medalla).
- ELLERSTINA LA NONA (MAGDALENA): Triple Crown in ’03 and ’04 with G. Pieres (s) and Pablo Mac Donough. Best Playing Pony at the 2005 Open de France with Fabre. Best Playing Pony of the 2007 Queen’s Cup with G. Pieres (s). Best Playing Pony at 2008 Coronation Cup. Triple Crown in ’09, ’10 and ’11 with G. and N. Pieres.
- DOLFINA NIÑA BONITA (PATERA): she was ridden in the Palermo Open in ’03 and ’04 by Adolfo Cambiaso and in the ’05, ’06, and ’08 Opens by Lucas Monteverde. In 2005, she was chosen "Mejor Producto Jugador Inscripto Polo Argentino" at the Tortugas Open. Moreover, she was ridden in 2 chukkers in the Palermo Argentine Open Championship final, where La Dolfina claimed the tournament’s trophy.
- ELLERSTINA MEDALLA (LECHUZA V): Reserve Grand Champion in her division and 2nd. Place in her division at 2001 Palermo Rural Exhibition. In ‘05, ‘06, ‘07,‘08 and ‘09 she was ridden in Opens by Facundo Pieres, even 2 chukkers in the ’05 and ’07 finals. Triple Crown ’10 and ’11 with N. Pieres.
- ELLERSTINA PICAFLOR (LECHUZA V): Medalla’s full brother. Ridden by Pablo Mac Donough in the ’04, ’05 and ’06 Opens. 2 chukkers in the 2005 final.
- OPEN MOON (LUNA): 2004 Triple Crown with Gonzalo Pieres (s). Deceased.
- ELLERSTINA CHALINA (CAPERUZA): Opens in ‘05 and ‘06 with F. Pieres; in ‘07, with G. Pieres (s); and in ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 and ‘11, with Nicolás Pieres. "Mejor Producto Jugador Inscripto" at 2008 Cámara de Diputados Cup. Her five siblings play in Opens.
- OLIVIA (H): ridden in the 2003 Triple Crown by Adolfo Cambiaso, even 2 chukkers in the Palermo Open final.
- OPEN LEYENDA (MARÍA): Grand Champion Polo Argentino at 2000 Palermo Rural Exhibition. Triple Crown ‘08, ‘10 and ‘11 with J. G. Huidobro.
- OPEN FARÁNDULA (PASTORA): ridden in the Triple Crown in ’10, ’11, ’12, ’13 and ’14 by F. Pieres. Multiple nominations and winner of several awards. Best Playing Pony of the match at 2013 Palermo Open.
- OPEN PANDORA (PASTORA):ridden in the Triple Crown in ’10, ’11, ’12, ’13and ’14 by F. Pieres. Multiple nominations and winner of several awards. Best Playing Pony at 2009 Gold Cup Z.
- SPUKY (CHICHARRA): in her first Open season, she played and won the three finals of the 2010 Triple Crown with Facundo Pieres. She also played in the Triple Crown in ’11, ’12, ’13 and ’14, always 2 chukkers in final matches.
- OPEN GUILLERMINA (GEISHA): Best Playing Pony at the 2012 Palermo Open with Nicolás Pieres. She made her debut when she was 5 years old in the 2009 Palermo Open. 2010 Triple Crown with Nicolás Pieres. Triple Crown ’11 and ‘12.
- OPEN MILITO (E. MILI): 2014 Triple Crown.
- OPEN TARÁNTULA (SESENTA Y OCHO): Best Playing Pony at the 2011 Hurlingham Open during her debut season with Facundo Pieres. What’s more, she was nominated in two of the three Tortugas’ matches.
- OPEN DIVERTIDA (SIMPÁTICA): in her first season, she played and won the 2011 Tortugas final with F. Pieres. Sold at auction in 2005 to Carlos Narvaez. Deceased.
- ELLERSTINA MENSAJERA (TORCAZA): Triple Crown ‘03 and ‘04 with G. Pieres.
- OPEN CHIMENTERO (CHUSMA): stallion ridden by D. Stirling at the 2010 Triple Crown and by Javier N. Astrada at the 2011 Triple Crown. Sold at 2005 Ellerstina’s auction. Property of G. Gracida.
- VAZCA CONFIANZA (ORO PASTILLA): ridden in all Opens by E. Heguy (in 2003 and 2004, two chukkers in the final, and in 2005).
SON OF SOUTHERN HALO
Five wins in the USA and US$ 344,875 in earnings. He was 2nd in the Super Derby Invitational –G1-, SWAPS STAKES –G1-, SILVER SCREENHANDICAP –G2- and in EL CAJON STAKES –L-, and 3rd in the KENSINGTON HANDICAP –L-. He was leading sire on ten occasions. He was Leading Sire of 2-Year-Olds on 6 occasions (in 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2006) and the Broodmare Sire Rankings, five times.
He sired 160 winners of Classics: 57 G1; 27 G2; 33 G3 and 43 Listed. His progeny have won 361 classics: 93 G1; 75 G2; 101 BG3 and 92 L.
Sire of 32 stallions registered in the AACCP: OPTIMUM, PERUGINO, MODERN LOVE, FLAUBERT and SERAPIO, among others.
- PERUGINO: excellent stallion. In season 2014, 20 of his daughters played in all Opens. Sire of: Surra, ridden in all Opens by Horacio S. Heguy and by Bautista Heguy in the 2010 Open; Chapa Bárbaro, ridden in all Opens by Horacio S. Heguy and by Bautista Heguy in the 2010 Open; Chapa Patita, ridden in all Opens by Horacio S. Heguy; Chapa Yamila, all Opens with Horacio S. Heguy; Diablo, exported to the USA, to PONY EXPRESS; Chapa Paola, Reserve Grand Champion at the 2004 and 2005 Argentine Rural Society Exhibition; Chapa Tricota, Chapa Guada, Chapa 3/4, Chapa Chicana, Chapa Mónaco, Chapa Minga and Chapa Viola, among others, ridden in the 2010 Open by Bautista Heguy; Chapa Yamila, ridden in the 2010 Open by Horacio Heguy; Chapa Moulin Rouge, Chapa Aprendiz, and Abrojito Vedette, ridden in the 2010 Open by Juan Martín Nero; Anay Sur Dulce, ridden in Opens by J. M. Nero, "Mejor Producto Polo Argentino de la Final" at the 2013 Hurlingham Club Open, "Mejor Producto Polo Argentino de la Final" at the 2011 Argentine Open Championship, "Mejor Producto Polo Argentino de la Final" at Copa Manuel Belgrano Open (C. Suárez), 2008 Copa Manuel Belgrano Open (C. Suárez); Anay Sur Salada, ridden in the 2008 and 2009 Opens by J. M. Nero; Abrojito Abrojito, ridden in 2010 Opens by Pablo Mac Donough; As Dulce, As Salada, As Tapón, Clarito, ridden in 2010 Opens by Tomás García del Río; Chapa Ruleta Rusa, Opens with Hilario Ulloa.
- MODERN LOVE, sire of: - Sospechosa:Adolfo Cambiaso’s outstanding polo mare. She played in the Argentine high handicap season in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006, including the Palermo Argentine Open Championship finals. In 2001, when she was 3 years old, she was chosen Best Playing Pony at the Polo Masters. - Open Sospechosa: ridden in all Opens by Gonzalo Pieres (s) and Pablo Mac Donough. - Burbuja: Junior Open with Facundo Pieres in England. - Colina: Nacho Figueras in the USA. - Meteoro: stallion bought by Zavaleta at Ellerstina’s 2006 auction. - Sospechoso: Ellerstina’s stallion. - Bengalito: stallion bought by Bautista Heguy and J. Chediack.- Dolfina Ritmo: A. Cambiaso’s stallion.
- SERAPIO: 6 wins, including the "Clásico Asociación Argentina de Fomento Equino". Sire of: Abrojito Fruta, who played in the Cámara de Diputados Cup in 2006 and 2007 with Alejandro Agote; and Irenita Farsa, who played in the 2010 Tortugas Country Club Open with Pablo Mac Donough and won the "Mejor Producto Polo Argentino" prize.
- LINKS: his first progeny are 4 years old. More than twelve of his progeny have been bought to Santiago Chavanne, Horacio S. Heguy, Merlos, T. Goti, A. Zubiaurre, etc.
- RUBIA CINDY: 5 wins in Palermo. 3rd at Joaquin V. Maqueda (G3).
- EVER HALO: 5 wins in Palermo and San Isidro.
- SIBERIAN HUNTER: 4 wins in Palermo and San Isidro.
- SOUTH VAGABUNDA: Best 2-year-old Female. 6 wins, including the G. P. Saturnino J. Unzue –G1-, G. P. J de Atucha -G1-, Clásico Coronel Pringles –G2-, Clásico República de Panama–G3-, etc.
- ALMONDY: 2 wins in San Isidro.
- NUTLET: winner in Palermo. Currently destined to reproduction.
- NUT TREE: 4 wins in San Isidro, 2nd in Clásico Velocidad -G3-, 3rd in Handicap 55º Aniversario de La Asociación Gremial del Personal de Hipódromos.
- PARTY SPIRIT: 3 wins in Palermo and La Plata, including the Clásico W. Latham -L- and the Especial El Ducado.
- SOUTH MARCH: 6 wins, including the Clásico Polla de Potrillos –G2-.
- SOUTH REMERA: 2 wins, Clásico C. Casares –G2- and Clásico Ocurrencia –G3-.
- SOUTH NECKING: 2 wins in Palermo, Clásico Gral. Lavalle –G3- and Especial Dr. Ciro. 2nd in G. P. Estrellas Juniors Sprint –G1-.
- SOUTH FLOWER: 8 wins, including Clásico Centurión –L-.
- SOUTHERN LAWYER: 5 wins in Palermo, including Clásico Sprinters , Clásico B. Lynch –G3-, Especial Ali Bey and Especial Santiago Lawrie. 2nd in G. P. Raul Chevallier –G1-, Clásico Gay Hermit –G3- and Clásico Cyllene –G2-, 3rd in G.P. Santiago Luro –G1-, G. P. Montevideo –G1-, G. P. Alzaga Unzué –G1-.
- SOUTH PUDOROSA: 3 wins in Palermo, Clásico República de Chile –L-, Especial Perugia Wells, 2nd in Especial Paranoide.
- SOUTH HANDYMAN: 3 wins in Palermo and La Plata; winner of the G. P. Invitational Stakes (PER-1).
- SOUTH VERSERA: 1 win in Palermo. Especial Lutine, 3rd in Clásico J. P. Artigas-G1-, 3rd in Clásico Manuel Guiraldes –G3-.
- SOUTH KISSING: 8 wins in Palermo, including Handicap Tirreno, Handicap Mont Petit Chevel, Handicap C. Gardel and Handicap El Baron. 2nd in Clásico Japón.
- SOUTH WORD: 5 wins in Palermo.
- SOUTH ATENEA: 5 wins in Palermo.
- SOUTH BEST: 4 wins in San Isidro.
- SOUTH DURAMEN: 4 wins in Palermo and San Isidro.
- SOUTH LAWYER: winner of 4 races.
- BLACK: winner of 3 races in Palermo.
- SOUTH VALIDO: 3 wins in La Plata.
- SOUTH MARINO: 3 wins in Palermo.
- SOUTH SANDY: 3 wins in San Isidro and Palermo.
- SOUTH DOROTEA: 3 wins in Palermo.
- SOUTH VAGANCIA: 2 wins.
- SOUTH PUDDING: 3 wins in Palermo, including Especial Lady Ling. 4Th in G.P. de Honor -G1-.
- SOUTH FRANTIC: 3 wins in San Isidro and La Plata, including Especial Huxley.
- SOUTH ROYAL: 2 wins, including Especial Copa Precoces Clasificatoria and Final.
- SOUTH ATENEO: 2 wins in Palermo.
- SOUTH SACRED: 2 wins in Palermo.
- SOUTH GREAT: 2 wins in San Isidro and La Plata.
- SOUTH HURAÑO: 2 wins in Palermo.
- SOUTH QUEEN: 1 win in Palermo, Especial Old Star, 3rd in Especial Tierno.
- SOUTH ORIENT: 1 win in San Isidro.
- SOUTH BESA: 1 win in Palermo.
- SOUTH VACANCY: 1 win in Palermo.
- SOUTH SEXY: 1 win in Palermo.
- SOUTH MARSHY: 1 win in San Isidro.
- SOUTH SECRECY: 1 win in La Plata.
- SOUTH REFINED: 1 win in San Isidro.
- SOUTH REFORMADOR: 1 win in La Plata.
Maternal Line LIEBRE
"Mejor Ejemplar por Tipo y Aptitud" at the Tortugas Country Club Open 1992 and 1995.
DAUGHTER OF LIEBRE VIEJA
- ELLERSTINA MULITA (x El Sol): Triple Crown in 2009, 2010 and 2011 with Juan Martín Nero, including the Palermo finals.