Valentino d’Elte, number 1 French horse by earnings and 3rd in the French 5 year old Championships in Fontainebleau, joins the Paillot Equestrian and Ecurie d’Ellipse team to pursue his development towards high levels.
This son of Gastronom Z and Douce de Launay by Windsor, previously ridden by Sandra Delouis and bred by Jean-Francois le Turnier, will be seen under the saddle of Robin Le Squeren in 2015.
Fréderic Busquet mentions: “Valentino d’Elte is a modern horse with a lot of blood, his balance and quality of jump are fantastic; he is a great addition to our program of developing top sport horses”.
VIDEO AT 3 YEARS OLD:
Valentino, Selle Francais winner of the 3 years old Stallions Division. “He impressed our jury with his performance free jumping. He is careful but energetic and has great scope. Valentino takes in the best score of the day, showcasing a great hind end, straight back and a modern model with lots of blood. His overall score: 7.26 out of 10”.
Article by Horsetelex: http://www.horsetelex.com/htenews/view/1867
Article by Cavadeos from June 9, 2012: “The top of the podium goes to Valentino d’Elte (Gastronom Z x Windsor), bred by Jean-François Leturnier (49). Consistent throughout the day, this horse jumped with strength, style and energy. His remarkable score in free jumping (8.30) enabled him to walk away with an overall score of 7.25.”
VIDEO AT 5 YEARS OLD:
Nicolas Paillot adds: “Following Valentin de Theyssamy, Valentino d’Elte is the 2nd 6 year old acquisition of our partnership, Paillot Equestrian and Ecuries d’Ellipse, who will most likely be imported to the United States in September”.