In the pedigree of Dakar the best European performance sires for jumping are all together. It is not easy to find a stallion with so much jumping performance blood in his veins, as Dakar TN.
In Kentucky, his sire Nabab de Reve was the best sire with four offspring participating in the World Equestrian Games. His most famous son is the World Champion Vigo d’Arsouilles.
His mother Nilotte (v. Holland) jumped herself at National level (1.30 m) with her rider Pascal Uytendaal.
She is the full sister to the KWPN approved Grand Prix jumper stallion Oklund, with whom Eric van der Vleuten won de Grand Prix of Eindhoven. Also Oklund is known as a sire of a lot of international jumpers.
Grand dam Ilotte is also the mother of the famous stallion Plot Blue (v. Mr. Blue), with whom Marcus Ehning won the World Cup Finals in Geneva in 2010.
Ilotte is a daughter of the well-known Westphalian stallion Pilot out of the mare Santa Fee. She is the full sister to the international jumper Sotheby from Heinrich Hermann Engemann.