Horse Stallions

Lucarelli XX

Stallion Profile


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All Rounder

Colour / Genes Carried




16.3hh (170.18cm)


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DNA Health Tests - Clear



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Stands At

Drumhowan Stud, Castleblayney, Co Monoghan


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How often does a top racehorse finish his career on the track and then get licensed by SIX Sport Horse Studbooks? Take a bow Lucarelli!

The search that seemed like looking for a “black cat in a coal cellar” finally concluded, when Gladys & Eamon McArdle sourced the shining Lucarelli in Germany. For Ireland’s breeders Lucarelli is a “special” TB stallion, his credentials are of epic potential. His qualities could not be better!

Successful and tough racehose

Retired Sound

Multiple German Sport Horse Studbook Licences

Glowing Studbook Jury reports

Son of the Epsom and Irish Derby Winner

By the sire of the mighty Altior

Relative to Ituango, the sire of 3 time Rolex CC14* Kentucky

Winner Fisher Rocara FST (MI. Jung) and Team Gold and Individual Silver at WEG Normandy

Relative to Multiple Group 1 Jump Sire – Belissimo M

Spectacular qualities and rideability displayed at licensings

Guaranteed not to produce a chestnut progeny

A highly interesting thoroughbred with a large frame, legs, shoulder and croup, with big eyes and much expression” was the comment of Lars Gehrmann, the Head of Breeding at the Trakehner Breeding Association. He further praised the poised walk and the worldly-wise manner of the dark brown horse. He is praised for his rideability. Unusually for a sport stallion, Lucarelli was hugely successful as a racehorse before being used as a sport horse stallion.

Lucarelli comes from an exceptional family of racehorses. The mother Lavorna represents one of the most successful German mare families. Her grandmother Lauzea brought the Derby winners Lando and Laroche. Lando appears in the lines of the renowned dressage sire Belissima M. Another offspring of the line is the mare Lady You TSF of Houston, Team and Individual Gold Medallist European Championship of the rural Eventing riders 2013, under Friederick Tophoff-Kaup.

Lucarellie’s dam’s sire Acatenango, a race champion and champion sire. No less that 12 TB. Sons of Acatenango have been Approved for Warmblood Breeding. They include Ituango, the sire of Fischer Rocana FST, (Michael Jung), Team Gold and Individual Silver medal 2014, World Equestrian Games, Normandy and the 3 time Rolex CCI4* Kentucky winner.

Lucarelli’s sire High Chaparral, was the 3 time German Racehorse of the Year. He is the sire of Nicky Henderson’s stable star Altior, the treble Cheltenham Festival winner. High Chaparral’s lines relate to Holstein Breeding Association stallion Water Dance and Warendorf State Stud stallion Saphir.

Lucarelli’s first foals in Germany are tall, athletic models with good gaits and a lot of power. They are bold characters who love to gallop! His oldest progeny are 3 years of age in 2019 in Germany.

Eventually a Thoroughbred stallion that we have been looking for, for years! Lucarelli – A joy to the eyes, with an amazing mentality, super gaits and outstanding rideability.

We are grateful to Mr. Wahler, Klostehof Medinger, for agreeing the deal of Lucarelli.

“Either of these TB. Stallions, Primary or Lucarelli, are the types to breed young event horses”: Brian Lusk, Eventing Ireland and Young Event Horse.


Performance Record

In his seven year long racing career, Lucarelli xx, competed in 27 races, won seven of them and placed in five. He was especially successful as long distance racehorse. In 2013, he won the Silberne Band des Rheinlandes in Cologne, a Listed race of 3,000 meters and he was able to place in long distance Group races.. At the Thoroughbred Showcase in 2012, his then two-year-old half-sister Look of Love by Shirocco was Champion mare. 

Progeny Information

Lucarelli ended his active racing career sound in the summer of 2014 and began his second career as a sport horse stallion.

Lucarelli’s first young stock are tall, athletic models, with very good gaits and a lot of power. They are bold characters who love to GALLOP!

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Drumhowan Stud, Castleblayney, Co Monoghan


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