In Memory of

Ellusive Look (USA)

17.06.2005 - 25.02.2015

Australian Stud Book & APHA Reg.

Brown Frame Overo (EE oN Aa) and White (W20)

Homozygous Black 15.3hh


The First Frame Overo Thoroughbred Stallion To Compete

In Australian Showjumping.


HE HAD

ABILITY ATHLETICISM TEMPERAMENT TRAINABILITY TYPE & COLOUR

Pictured 31st August 2014


Progeny Update

Ellusive Look has progeny competing in racing and as performancehorses in Australia and Europe. Gabi (AUS) had her first win in April 2018, on just her fourth start.

In 2017 the entire "Peregrino" (Ger) race results were 10:1-0-1, with multiple top five finishes.

Performance

It was always our intention for Ellusive Look to become a Performance Horse upon his

importation to Australia. He, along with some other "Coloured" Thoroughbreds around the

world had not been used as performance horses in previous years, usually due to their rarity. Unlike the other "coloured' Thoroughbred Stallions imported to Australia previous to him, racing was not an option for "Looky" due to his age, he was seven upon his importation.


Ellusive Look spent four months in 2013 training and competing with professionals Brook & Angela Dobbin of Glenwood Park. Brook is a five time Australian Team Representative, a World Cup league winner in four different countries and is also known for his work with top Race and Dressage horses. Both Brook and Ang rode Looky and found he displayed careful, natural jumping ability, with scope, athleticism, versatility and excellent trainability.


Ellusive Look competed at two Official Classic Show Jumping competitions in July/August 2013, 95cm and 1m classes with clear rounds. Having spent only a few months under saddle in Germany and no previous jumping experience at all, we were very happy with this result. His temperament was even more prevalent when competing, being stabled next to geldings and mares, competing both indoor and outdoors, being ridden amongst the crowds of horses and people easily in the warm up areas. At the time of competing he was the FIRST and ONLY ASB registered Frame Overo Thoroughbred Stallion to compete in show jumping in Australia.


He was also trained to Novice level Dressage, with consolidated walk canter transitions

and flying changes.

July 2013

Ridden By Angela Dobbin

Tatura SJ Classic July 2013                                      Euroa SJ Classic August 2013

Ridden and competed by Brook Dobbin

Breeding Credentials

Australian Stud Book Registered

Super VOBIS Sire

American Paint Horse Association

European Colour Horse Association

Premium Rated by the European Colour Horse Association.

Ellusive look was presented to ECHA to be assessed on Type, Physique, Correctness, Movement, Overall Impression/Development - along with Colour. He received an overall rating of 8 out of 10 as a 3 year old.


Already a proven sire in Germany at Gestuet Falkhorst before our purchase, his Arab and Warmblood cross progeny have received PREMIUM ratings at German Foal Shows. He also has progeny in the UK whom have had successes in their show career.


His breeding, height, type and proven ability to compete/perform himself made him a great choice for a variety of mares across many disciplines. He was very agile, athletic and elegant. His Australian stock have raced or started on their paths as performance horses in eventing, dressage and Polo. 

Pedigree

Sire Line:


Sire: Ellusive Quest by Sonny's Solo Halo - Sire of USA multi Stakes winner Halo Passer US116,196. Sonny's Solo Halo in turn is by the dominant multi stakes winning Halo. Halo is also the Grandsire of More Than Ready, sire of Australian G1 winning Phelan Ready, Sebring, Benicio and Samaready. Sonny's Solo Halo dam, multi stakes winningmare Softly US112,568 is also dam of multi stakes winner Rock Softly US346,925 and stakes placer Afleet Fatale.

Dam Line:


Dam: She’s Got A Look. Dam of successful racers in USA, is a full sister to multi winner

For Josie US94,299 and half to multi winner Josie's Habit.


2nd Dam: Dear Josie Produced successful racers and is a half sister to two listed race

winners in the USA


3rd Dam: Happy Bettor. A stakes winner and produced multi Listed winner

Eastern Bettor and numerous other winners. Linage including such as multi stakes

winners Bold Bidder, Bold Ruler, Greek Ship, Crazy Kid and the legendary Secretariat. Ellusive Looks' half brother Bubbasgotadance won with some nice times on dirt in the USA. His familytree is also littered with two year old performers as well.

Ellusive Look was put to Rest on 25th February 2015.

He will be forever in our hearts, his lineage will carry on through the progeny at our stud, around Australia and in Europe.