Lando (horse)

Lando

Sire
Acatenango

Grandsire
Surumu

Dam
Laurea

Damsire
Sharpman

Sex
Stallion

Foaled
23 January, 1990[1]

Country
Germany

Colour
Bay

Breeder
Gestut Hof Ittlingen

Owner
Gestut Haus Ittlingen

Trainer
Heinz Jentzsch

Record
23: 10-2-1

Earnings
€2,892,802

Major wins

Preis des Winterfavoriten (1992)
Deutsches Derby (1993)
Grosser Preis von Baden (1993, 1994)
Hansa Preis (1994)
Gran Premio del Jockey Club (1994)
Gran Premio di Milano (1995)
Preis der Privatbankiers Merck, Finck & Co (1995)
Japan Cup (1995)

Awards

German Horse of the Year (1994, 1995)
Timeform rating 125 (1993), 123 (1994), 128 (1995)[2]

Lando (23 January 1990 – 20 August 2013) was a German Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. He was twice named German Horse of the Year and set an earnings record for a horse trained in Germany. He was one of the best juveniles in Germany in 1990, winning the Preis des Winterfavoriten and went on to greater success in 1993 when he won the Deutsches Derby and the Grosser Preis von Baden. He continued to improve as a four-year-old, winning the Hansa Preis and a second Grosser Preis von Baden in Germany as well as the Gran Premio del Jockey Club in Italy. He had his best year in 1995 when he won the Gran Premio di Milano and the Preis der Privatbankiers Merck, Finck & Co before ending his career with a victory in the Japan Cup. In all, he won 10 of his 23 races, having competed in five different countries on three continents. After his retirement from racing he became a successful breeding stallion. He died in 2013 at the age of 23.

Contents

1 Background
2 Racing career

2.1 1992: two-year-old season
2.2 1993: three-year-old season
2.3 1994: four-year-old season
2.4 1995: five-year-old season

3 Stud record
4 Pedigree
5 References

Background[edit]
Lando was a “powerfully-built”[2] bay horse standing 16.1 hands high bred in Germany by Gestut Hof Ittlingen. He was sired by Acatenango, a three-time German Horse of the Year whose other progeny include the Prix du Jockey Club winner Blue Canari and the Hong Kong Vase winner Borgia.[3] His dam Laurea produced several other winners including the 1994 Deutsches Derby winner Laroche,[4] and was a daughter of the German 1,000 Guineas winner Licata.[5]
During his racing career, Lando carried the colours of Gestut Haus Ittlingen and was trained by Heinz Jentzsch.
Racing career[edit]
1992: two-year-old season[edit]
Lando began his racing career by finishing second in a maiden
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