Very Rare Oppenheim Stud medal commemorating centenary
& VERY RARE 60s SCHLENDERHAN HORSE RACING STUD MEDAL TO COMMEMORATE THE
100TH ANIVERSARY OF THE FAMOUS OPPENHEIM STUD STABLES, WHICH WAS FOUNDED BY EDUARD
VON OPPENHEIM IN GERMANY - THE BACK SHOWS THE APHORISM OF THE FAMILY CREST (
INTEGRITAS CONCORDIA INDUSTRIA) - MARKED "SCHLENDERAN" 1869-1969 TO FRONT
Very grateful to Steve Gale for allowing me to use the article shown below which outlines the history of the rare badge shown above.
|KARIN Baroness von Ullmann, one of the most
important owner-breeders in German racing history, died in July 2009 in
Dubbed "the grande dame of the turf" by the German racing press, the baroness was the owner of Gestüt Schlenderhan and the great-granddaughter of Eduard von Oppenheim, who founded the stud in 1869.
Schlenderhan has remained in the ownership of the Oppenheim and von Ullmann families
throughout. Karin von Ullmann took over the stud at Bergheim, west of
She herself was widowed when her husband Georg von Ullmann died in an accident in 1972. She had twin children, a son who is the present Georg Baron von Ullmann and a daughter, Ilona.
The Baron is an extremely sucessful owner-breeder in his own right, while his sister is married to Matthias Graf von Krockow, manager of the Sal. Oppenheim Bank from which the family fortune is derived.
Schlenderhan has been tremendously successful throughout its history. The stud hit a purple patch in 2007, when Adlerflug won the Deutsches Derby and Toylsome caused a sensation by winning the Prix de la Foret at 100-1.
Irian became the stud's second success in the German 2,000 Guineas in the last three
years when scoring at
The stud is also home of the fantastically successful stallion Monsun, who ascended to international prominence by siring world champion Manduro and Breeders' Cup Turf hero Shirocco. Ouija Board visited Schlenderhan to be covered by Monsun last year, and delivered a colt by him on Valentine's Day