DAMASK was born 2.3.2003 at the
studfarm Akhalt-Service, Russia. He was imported to Czech Republic as a yearling,
together with his mother. He is the horse with elegant movement, with a lot of
space and excells with his beautiful neck line, with typical long flat poll.
This beautiful neck line transfers to his offspring totally, same as good
character. He has been used in breeding since spring 2006.
In 2008 he participated in a flat race,
„Prize of Boinou“, distance 1200m and placed 4th. Same year, in the Race of
Eastern Breeds which was held during exhibition „Horses in Action“ in Pardubice,
he placed 2nd. In 2009 he placed 2nd in the flat race „Prize of Boinou“, this
time at the distance of 1600m.
Damask´s origin is based on
combination of Arab and El line. From the dam´ s side of pedigree he is inbred
V, V on stallion 982 Almaz and from the sire´s side IV, IV on stallion Ametist.
Ametist is the record holder on distance of 2000m (2:11,5). Ametist is the son
of the dressage Olympic winner, stallion 668 Absent, who is descendant of
legendary grey stallion 26 Arab. This stallion (under his „sport“ name Kazbek),
excelled in different riding disciplines. At the age of 16 he overcame the jump
with the height 2.19 m. In 1935 Arab participated in Ashkhabad-Moscow ride for
Stallion 26 Arab founded his own line
to which Damask belongs.
Damask´s sire is stallion 1122 Aksum,
dark chestnut, born 1993 at the studfarm Akhalt-Service, Russia, by stallion
1070 Melekush, out of mare 2543 Akgozel. He is massive stallion, with long back
and lower height (154 cm). Since 2006 he has been used in breeding at the
studfarm Daghestanskii, Russia. Aksum was not performed in sport, neither in
races. Except others, he is the sire of elite stallion Magnatli, who is used in
breeding in USA.
Aksum´s sire, buckskin stallion
Melekush, was born in 1985 at the studfarm „Komsomol“ in Turkmenistan. He was
extremely typical stallion, with evaluation of type 9,6 points. At the
exhibition in Tbilisi in 1988 he got diploma of III. Degree. As 2-3 years old he
raced at the racetracks in Ashkhabad and Kiev. In 11 starts he won twice, once
placed 2nd and twice third. His best time was 1.10s – distance 1000m.
Aksum´s dam, elite black mare 2543
Akgozel (995 Kerzi – 1726 Arfa), was born at the studfarm Daghestanskii. Except
others she produced stallion Asket, who became World champion in the category of
„working“ horses in 2003 and then in 2004 he became World Virtual Champion. He
is now used as a breeding sire. The daughter of Akgozel, mare Akpay (by Palmar),
placed 3rd at the World championship in the cathegory of 2 years old mares.
Akgozel´s sire, black stallion 995
Kerzi is considered to be one of the most typical horses of Kaplan line. He
raced 18 times at Ashkhabad racetrack, won 3 times, 9 times placed 2nd and once
third and fourth. Kerzi´s sire is golden bay stallion 896 Kerogly, son of the
founder of the line, stallion 721 Kaplan. Kerogly was typical, quite tall (161
cm) stallion of correct conformation. He raced as 2-7 years old and participated
in 50 races. He won 13 times, placed 24 times, once finished 4th.
Damask´s dam, mare 2698 Davenda, is
the daughter of elite stallion 1195 Ekemen, who was born in Uzbekistan from
covering in Turkmenistan. Ekemen was not tested in sport, but his sire 1066
Kemal, born 1977, raced as 2-4 years old. In 15 starts he won 4 times, twice
placed 2nd and 4 times third. Kemal´s sire, 871 Gindukush, is the record holder
on the distance of 2.800 m (3:09,6 min). Davenda produced at her native studfarm
3 foals. First of them was stallion Karakhan, who placed third at the World
Championship in 2003 and who is used as a breeding stallion now. The second foal
was filly Diamanta (by 1227 Makat), who died and third descendant was Damask.
Since 2004 Davenda has been producing at the farm Achalteke Tukleky of Petra
Maresova. Davenda belongs to El line.
From dam´s side Damask belongs to the
family founded by mare 1252 Kepderi.