Valentino x Houstonali XX x Houston XX
2015 Premium GOV Mare
VaZoom has been retained by Three Wishes Farm as a hunter prospect. She was a GOV Foal of Distinction and ranked in the top ten nationally in the YHS series as a two year old. Most recently, VaZoom was named a Premium Mare for GOV and is eligible for her Elite predicate. She is by Valentino and out of our top producing Thoroughbred mare, Houstonali xx.
Vazoom’s maternal brother (v. Apiro) currently stands in the top ten in the nation in the Young Hunter standings, was Mid Circuit Champion in the Young Hunter division at Thermal, and is successful in the Green Hunter division on the A circuit.
Sire, Valentino, is a proven producer of hunter and hunter derby winners at indoors and the winter circuits. Valentino is a very striking modern type stallion with a lot of presence, who is also very well known for his intelligent, kind nature. A powerful jumping stallion who earned a spectacular 9.6 for jumping ability and 9’s for temperament and willingness at the 2005 Stallion Performance Test in Adelheidsdorf, Valentino easily won the jumper division of the test, and was the Reserve Champion overall out of 48 stallions.
Valentino made the top 25 list of WBFSH sires for eventing in 2015, and is also rated in the top 1% of breeding stallions in Germany. He has rated in the top 1% of German breeding stallions for the past several years with a jumper breeding value over 150. Valentino has produced numerous 1.40-1.50 jumpers and A circuit hunters, including Sutton Place, Dapper, Imperial, Evangeline, and top ten finisher in the 2018 Pre Green Incentive, Sher Kahn.