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Welton Crackerjack. With Tiny Clapham at ThirlestaneCrackerjack was selected as a potential stallion being out of a half Irish Draught mare who bred 4 colt foals, all of which went to advanced and three were International event horses - all by Welton Gameful.

He became and still is the only stallion in the World himself a 4* event horse (13th Burghley 1983 with double clear), to have sired the winners of the World's 3 most prestigious 4* three day events. Badminton, Burghley and Kentucky.Welton Crackerjack. Placed 2nd at Bramham with Tiny Clapham

From 1995 to 2001 he was the leading event sire on progeny points won. To date his progeny have amassed in excess of 10,000 horse trials points.

Crackerjack was renowned for his extrovert character, exceptional temperament, athleticism and his jumping ability, which he freely passed onto his stock.

The measure of his success can be seen in the number of his progeny still successfully competing today. He has left a truly remarkable influence on the breeding of British event horses.


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