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Billy Congo

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Billy Congo retired from the highest levels of sport in 2019 at the age of 18, after finishing 2nd in the Queen Elizabeth Cup at Hickstead in 2018.

His sire, Vechta, has an extended pedigree with 3 crosses to influential TB stallions Lucky Boy, Cottage Son and Furioso Heisman, Faust Z and Maximillian Voltucky, Champion young stallion at the SHB (GB) stallion grading. Vechta was a talented show jumper being placed in numerous Grand Prix, including the Hickstead Derby, and was regularly selected for the British Nations Cup Teams including Rome and Aachen, ridden by William Funnell. He is also the sire of Billy Landretti now competing at CCI*** level with Pippa Funnell.

Billy Autumn the dam of Billy Congo was bred at The Billy Stud. A talented show jumper, placed third at the Horse of the Year Show in the Foxhunter Final and winning numerous Young Horse classes, ridden by both William and Pippa Funnell, before being sold as an 8 year old to Canada, where she has won and been placed in many Grand Prix classes.

Billy Autumn’s sire Animo is among the elite jumping stallions in the world today and the Grandfather Clover Hill is a fantastic sire of many international winners.

Billy Congo has many winnings and placings to his name, wining over £650,000 in prize money. He was the most consistent stallion on the GCT in 2013, with a 4th place ranking and 2nds in Madrid, Monte Carlo, and Cannes. He was also on the Gold Medal European Championship team in 2013.

He has sired numerous 1.60 m jumpers, including Billy Buckingham, who as a member of the British team at WEG 2018, as well as winning the Hickstead Derby in 2018. Billy Fanta and Samantha Cohen won gold the FEI Young Riders Championships in 2019. Other offspring include Billy Onslow, Billy Olive, Billy Chatter, Billy Cool, and Billy Cointreau.

He has also sired several CCI***eventers including Billy LIffey, Billy Cuckoo, and Billy Bandit.

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Price

$0.00

Discipline Type

Eventer, Jumper

Color

Black

Foal Year

2001

Height

16.2

Transport Cold Semen?

No

Frozen Semen?

Yes

Breeding Details

Price listed is per dose; also available in limited LFG

Sire

Vechta

Dam

Billy Autumn

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Pedigree

Root
Vechta
Voltaire
Woludine
Billy Autumn
Animo
Tatum

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