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Paisley KUB

2020 Filly (Westminster VDL — Lucy in the Sky, by Chin Quidam VDL)

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Paisley KUB is a filly by Westminster VDL out of the Chin Quidam VDL mare Lucy in the Sky. Paisley KUB was foaled on May 27, 2020.

About the Sire Line

Westminster VDL was a five-star performer and boasts a five-star pedigree. The bay jumped at CSIO5* La Baule and is a full brother to five-star Champion Romanov, the former top mount of Ireland's Bertram Allen. 

Westminster VDL is by Heartbreaker, who in 2004 was named an Ambassador to the Belgian breed due to his successes as both a competitor and stallion. In addition to Romanov, Heartbreaker has sired the likes of Toulon, Quasimodo van de Molendreef, Zidane, and others, and in 2006 was the KWPN Horse of the Year

Westminster VDL's dam Narzisse has been an immensely reliable and successful producer, giving birth to recorded foals every year from 1998 to 2007. In addition to Westminster and Romanov, she is the dam of three additional international show jumpers.

About the Dam Line

Lucy In the Sky is by Chin Quidam VDL and out of Acrobat.  Chin Quidam VDL was bought as a six year old from VDL Stud in Holland. To date Chin Quidam has impressed us all with his  power, technique and aptitude in the competition arena. In 2014, Chin Quidam truly stood out amongst his peers by beginning his season with several top 10 finishes at WEF in the 1.30m to 1.40m divisions with Irishman Darragh Kenny. Going forward into the summer with several wins in Spruce Meadows in the 1.40-1.45m divisions. Then Chin Quidam went to Aachen, winning the Youngster Cup Qualifier as well as the Youngster Finale in Aachen. Chin Quidam is an exceptional example of the sire and dams of his pedigree.

Sire Chin Chin has had an enormous influence on the Dutch breeding in the modern day. His sport career was astounding! He competed at two Olympic Games ( Seoul & Barcelona) for Team Mexico, twice at the World Equestrian Games and numerous World Cup competitions. He has sired several approved stallions such as Zapatero VDL, Triomphe de Muze and Chin Quidam VDL.

Damsire Quidam de Revel was a superior jumping athlete who competed in the Barcelona Olympics, winning a team bronze and finishing fourth individually with French rider, Herve Godignon. The pair won several Grand Prix and competed on a slew of Nations Cup squads. Quidam de Revel was ranked #1 for two years in a row in the World Breeding rankings for jumper stallions. He his sire to over 189 approved sons including Quite Easy, Quite Capitol, VDL Groep Verdi and Nabab de Reve. His offspring continue to compete at the top of the sport to this day.

Chin’s most notable career highlights in 2014 include winning the 1.40m during week 11 at WEF, winning 3 classes in Spruce Meadows, winning the Sparkassen Youngster Cup Qualifier and Finale in Aachen, Germany, 2 wins in the 8 yr old youngster classes in Dublin, 2nd in the Finale of Dublin, and winner of the 1.50m Grand Prix in Ommen.

Acrobat, the mother of Lucy in the Sky, was a Grand Prix jumper with Jill Henselwood and a Junior jumper with Navona Gallegos.