His dam, Palida, is by Carthago, one of the top international competition horses of his time under Jos Lansink. He competed at the Olympics twice, and also ranks among the top international show jumping sires.
Quattro Z, a half brother to Casaltino, has result in jumping classes to 1.60m under Denis Lynch. Even though his third sire Cantus was never shown in competition, he was ranked in the top group of international jumping sires. Calvaro under Willi Melliger, Cantate Z with Rodrigo Pessoa and Canturo under Bernardo Alves reflect their sire’s genetic ability.