Kankan - Ptashka
Schimmel Hengst, 27.04.1970
Züchter: Tersk, Russland
1200m-1.24,4; 1400m-1.40; 1500m-1.44,3; 1600m-1.54
im Stutbuch: Elite
After being raised at Tersk Stud and being racedat the Pyatigorsk Racetrack, Prizrak was sold within the former Soviet Union as many Tersk born stallions were in these days.
He returned to Tersk Stud for one season and had some Purebred Arabian offspring in Latvia (Tervete Stud).
Prizrak was raced in 1972 and 1973 14 times (3-2-3), 1200 m : 1.24.4, 1400 m : 1.40.0, 1500 m: 1.44.3, 1600 m: 1.54.0.
He was used to improve the quality of sporthorse in Russia (Kalingrad Horse Stud).
Offspring of him was sold at the yearly auction in Moscow, which exellent qualities caught the attention of Mr. Sascha Ponomarev deputy director of Tersk Stud. After inspecting the stallion Mr Ponomarev leased Prizrak in exchange for another Tersk bred stallion, for the 1984 breeding season.
Returning to Tersk Stud he in fact re-eastablished the male K-line.
The 'K'-line is known for overall quality, speed and bone descending from the orignal French import Denouste through Korej. A line (almost) lost at Tersk. The only other male descendant being the Korej grandson Kumir.
Prizrak also is the most important son of the famous Tersk broodmare PTASHKA.
Pustina (by Salon) dam of Panagia, Pudra and Pula,
Palmira (by Salon) dam of Poznan, Prichina and Peleng,
Pallada (by Salon) dam of Penza, and
Pesnia (by Aswan) dam of Pesniar, Pesnianka, Pesennik and Pessennaia
Prizrak brought 14 products at Tersk Stud: 10 colts and 4 fillies.
6 of his sons were exported:
out of Karinka (exp. Holland/Dubai), Drakon out of Prikhot
(exp. Germany), Dantist out of Setun (exp. England), Dagestan
out of Mastika (exp. Holland/Italy), Delfin out of Naturcia (exp. Holland),
Dombai out of Mazurka (exp. Holland/France).
After a superb racing career in Europe (France, England, Holland) Drug returned to Tersk where he was used intensively.
Prizrak moved to Latvia (Tervete Stud) where he was used for breeding purebred arabians in 1985-1996. There he was also used for breeding modern sporthorses.
In Latvia Prizrak had a limited number of purebred mare. All of Prizrak's Latvian offspring begin with the letter 'P', like Piezime, Pepia and Pepsi, all three exp. to Germany.
Several attempts were made to buy Prizrak for use in Western Europe.
In the winter 1996 Prizrak was exchanged with the Vilnius Horse Stud in Lithuania where Mr. Loek Post from Holland and Mrs Christine Jamar from Belgium bought him. After covering some mares in Vilnius, Prizrak was tranported to Belgium where he prematurely died before covering any mare at age 27.