Cantos his sire Contender is a top progenitor and sire of Montender and Checkmate. Then we see Goodtimes who bred many international showjumpers like: Obelix R, Kris, e.g.
Cantos carries 46,5% thoroughbred blood; the stallions Abgar xx, Cottage Son xx, Ladykiller xx, Koridon xx, Millerole xx, Pericles xx, Rantzau xx, Rittersporn xx and Waldenser xx are part of it. Cantos comes from a very good dam line with mother Gabanta and grandmom Abanta who both jumped at the highest international level.
Cantos himself had a successful career. As a young stallion he won the stallion competition 1.20m. and he won the ‘Best Young Stallion’ in Zwolle. At international level Cantos and Julia Kayser were 2nd in the Grand Prix in Zuidbroek and Linz. He won the Derby in Bathmen and was several times high placed; 5th and 6th in De Steeg, 5th and 7th in Leipzig, 7th and 9th in Neustadt-Dosse, e.g.
Cantos passes blood and type on to his foals. They have a great jumping technique and a fantastic character. His breedingresults till so far are promising and Cantos is approved as well KWPN as NRPS ‘Keur’. His oldest offspring are doing well on international level. Watch Me won twice in Valkenswaard and placed 4th in Neeroeteren, Woody placed 2nd in the finals of young jumpers in Zuidlaren and 9th in the 1.45 class Basel, Wacantos placed 3rd in Hagen, 4th and 5th in Hamburg, Waronetta placed 6th and 7th in Bonheiden and 9th in Hulsterlo, Wenda placed 3rd and 4th in Manerbio and 7th in Wieze, Very Nice placed 5th in the finals of the World Championships for 7 year olds, Winston placed 12th in the finals at the World Championships for 6 year olds and 2nd in Roeser, 4th in Valkenswaard and 5th in Bonheiden, Watch Me Society won already 4 international classes for young jumpers: in Zwolle, Hengelo and Neeroeteren. Way of Society placed 3rd and 5th in Hengelo and 7th in Neeroeteren, Society’s Voila placed 3rd in the finals of the WC for 5 year olds e.g. Also Wollie Bollie with A. Zoer is doing very well.
In the finals of the GMB Wintercompetition 2010 supplied Cantos the winners of the 5 and 6 year olds competition and the number three at the 4 year olds. At the European Championship Freejumping 2010 for 2 year old, became three 2 year olds the team winners; Cambridge became individual third.
Cantos is already an appreciated stallion by the breeders, dealers and riders.
Cantos: Proves himself as a progenitor.
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St Tropez - During the Longines Global Champions Tour of St Tropez, Delacroix As (by Douglas) and Julia Tops, who is riding for Canada, achieved a nice third place in the CSI2 * 1.45m Dolce & Gabbana Grand Prix.
ZANDHOVEN - Glamour Girl, an eight-year-old daughter of Zirocco Blue, became second in the 2 * / Grand Prix Table A. Lucky Star of the Korteweg, also a descendant of Zirocco Blue, finished third with his Irish rider Richard Howley.
G-Vingino-Blue (by Zirocco Blue) was twice the first to finish in Lamprechtshausen, in the Table A competition over 1.40 meters.
In the CSI2 * Gold Big Tour - Two Phases (2184.108.40.206) - 1.40m in the Drammen Spring Tour 2019, Fernando (by Arezzo VDL) won a prize under Sanne Karstensen.
The Dutch Campionships 2019 are entering the books as very successful for offspring of the VDL stallions. They won in classes B, M, Z and ZZ.
Mirabel vd Oudevelhoeve (Inshallah de Muze x Lys de Darmen) and rider Timo Beck won a 1.40m competition for 8-year old showjumpers during CSI Offenburg in Germany.
Galan S (Indoctro x Calypso D’Herbiers) was placed as 5th in the 1.50m Grand Prix during the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington. Galas S is ridden by Beat Mändli.
Tchin de la Tour (Chin Chin x Narcos II) has won the 1.45m against the clock competition during CSI5* A Coruna in Spain. Tchin de la Tour is ridden by Guillaume Foutrier from France.
GDE Matrix (Cardento x Maximus) and Matias Larocca became 8th in the Grand Prix of San Remo, Italy. They also placed 2nd in a 1.40m class and 3rd in a 1.30m class.
Zazou Szumawa (Cantos x Nairobi) and Adam Grzegorzewski became 7th in the Grand Prix of Ciekocinko during the Baltica Spring Tour in Poland.
Dior V (Indoctro x Garanco), ridden by Aleksandra Kierznowska, won the Junior Grand Prix of Zduchovice, CZ, and placed 6th in a 1.35m class.
Isabeau de Laubry (Cardento x Chin Chin) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli won the 2* Grand Prix of Kronenberg. Ayrton IV (Cantos x Burggraaf) and Julie Andrews became 4th.
Vadetta vh Mettenhof (Orame x Ahorn) and Emanuele Massimiliano Bianchi became 4th in the Grand Prix of Mons Ghlin, Belgium.
Brugal VDL (Indorado x Guidam) and Mathijs van Asten became 7th in the Grand Prix of Kronenberg. Dalien Swally R.P. (Indoctro x Lupicor) and Katrin Eckermann placed 3rd in the Grand Prix.
Dianita H (Cantos x Indoctro) and Marie Janekovic became 9th in the 1* Grand Prix of Ciekocinko, Poland. Elomah (Campbell VDL x Haarlem), ridden by Vivian Brattli, placed 10th.
Wodka Lime (Indorado x Ladalco) and Alice Janout became 7th in the Grand Prix of Ebreichsdorf, Austria. Thay became also 8th in a 1.45m class.
Helios C (Flemmingh x Voltaire) and Barna Burucs became 8th in the Grand Prix of Linz-Ebelsberg in Austria. Bling Chin VDL (Chin Chin x Quinar), ridden by Helmut Morbitzer, placed 9th in the Grand Prix.
Ayrton IV (Cantos x Burggraaf) and Julie Andrews won the Grand Prix of Gorla Minore, Italy. Corleone (Tenerife VDL x Wellington), ridden by Melissa Vanzani, placed 3rd in the Grand Prix.
Arakorn (Cantos x Damiro) and Geir Gulliksen won the Grand Prix of Vestfold in Norway. Douglas Hill (Douglas x Clover Hill), ridden by Martine Myhrer Dyngeland, placed 3rd and Mid Summer Nights Dream (Emilion x Jus de Pomme), ridden by Lisa Ulven, placed 9th.
Vik II (v. Cantos) and Lance Whitehouse became 3rd in the Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain, Danique (Wittinger VDL x Lupicor), ridden by Alberto Zorzi, placed 8th.
Corporal VDL (Cardento x Grosso Z) and Jur Vrieling rode the fastest time but through a fault on the last fence they became 5th in a 1.55m class at the 3* show of Villach Treffen, Austria.
H&M Cue Channa 42 (Cardento x Robi...
Darc Horse (Douglas x Sydney) and Christian Kukuk won a 1.45m young jumpers class at the jumping of Leipzig in Germany. They also placed 10th in a 1.40m young jumpers class.
Weerdenburg (Cardento x Voltaire) and Max Kühner place...
Amerigo (Cardento x Rocky) and Celine Schoonbroodt- De Azevedo placed 3rd in the 1.45m Gold Tour of Oliva in Spain.
VDL Debora S (Cardento x Burggraaf), ridden by Jennifer Goddard, became 5th in a 1.40m Gold class.
Ayrton IV (Cantos x Burggraaf) and Julie Andrews became 6th in the Grand prix of Liverpool. Tiger (Cardento x Stanford), ridden by Angelie von Essen, placed 8th in a 1.50m class and Fento Chin S (Chin Chin x Carthago), ridden by William...
Gin Chin vh Lindenhof (Chin Chin x Calido I) and Marcus Ehning became 5th in the Grand Prix of London. Charly Chaplin S (Harley VDL x Burggraaf), ridden by Darragh Kenny placed 10th. And there was a 7th place for G&C Don Vito (Quapr...
Vik II (v. Cantos) and Lance Whitehouse became 3rd in the Grand Prix of Keysoe in England. Millioninmind (Douglas x Glidawn Diamond), ridden by Joseph Clayton, placed 4th.
6th 1.45m class: Daroento VDL (Cardento x Nimmerdor), ridden ...