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Thursday, 15 November, 2018

BBA Germany co-founder Hansjorg Eisele dies aged 84

The agency was set up as a partnership with his son Dirk

Night Magic: BBA Germany purchase wins the 2010 Grosser Preis von Baden
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Hansjorg Eisele, co-founder of the BBA Germany, has died at the age of 84. 

The step-son of champion German trainer Charles Keller, Eisele became the first major bloodstock agent in Germany and also acted as racing adviser for Baroness Gabrielle von Oppenheim’s Gestut Schlenderhan.

Eisele also worked as a journalist and commentator from his Cologne base and was the German representative for the BBA England.

He also purchased the 1976 Grosser Preis von Baden winner Sharper and the 1995 Deutsches Derby scorer All My Dreams.

Together with his son Dirk, he founded the BBA Germany.

Among their purchases were the likes of German Oaks winner Night Magic, who also won and was placed in the Grosser Preis von Baden, and 2010 Deutsches Derby runner-up Zazou, who also landed the Group 1 Premio Roma in Italy. 

Eisele also worked as a journalist and commentator and, from his Cologne base, was the German representative for the BBA England
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