Epsom Derby runner-up by leading NH influence MONTJEU
“the unheralded sire who’s quietly making monsters… perhaps Walk In The Park, formerly owned by Michael Tabor, is the National Hunt stallion star of tomorrow” Timeform
Top performers include:
Douvan – 8-time Grade 1 winner over hurdles and fences for Willie Mullins & Mrs S Ricci.
Min – Gr.1 Racing Post Novices’ Chase, Gr.2 Coral Dublin Chase & Gr.2 Novices’ Hurdle winner for Willie Mullins & Mrs S Ricci.
Antony – multiple winner including the Gr.3 Sodexo Gold Cup Handicap Chase at Ascot for Gary Moore.
Park Light – dual Listed winner over hurdles & made a winning debut over fences at Auteuil.
Koshari – novice hurdle & dual chase winner for Willie Mullins. Runner-up in a Gr.3 Novice Chase at Punchestown.
Walk In The Mill – 4-time winner & placed in a Listed chase.
Vado Forte – winner of the Sussex Champion Hurdle for Tome Lacey.
“He’s [Douvan] an amazing athlete for a horse of his size and I would say he’s as good as I’ve ever had.” Willie Mullins
“He [Min] reminds me of Kauto.” Ruby Walsh
Stores in 2017 sold for €140,000 (Aiden Murphy), €140,000 (Aiden Murphy) etc.
First Irish-bred foals in 2017 sold for €72,000, €70,000, €60,000, €55,000, €50,000, €47,000, €45,000, €42,000, €40,000 etc.
April 13, 2018
The four-year-old Little Light (4f Walk In The Park-Luna Rossa, by Lit De Justice) proved a hot property at the… View Article
March 30, 2018
The Willie Mullins-trained Koshari (6g Walk In The Park-Honor May, by Balleroy) starred in the feature Suir Valley Chase at… View Article
February 3, 2018
The brilliant Min (7g Walk In The Park-Phemyka, by Saint Estephe) completed his preparation for the G1 Queen Mother Champion… View Article
December 17, 2017
Willie Mullins knows more than most about the prowess of Walk In The Park’s progeny, as handler of the likes… View Article
December 15, 2017
For a second consecutive day, Walk In The Park was responsible for the top-priced foal at the concluding session of… View Article
December 14, 2017
Day one of the Goffs December Sale was headed by a son of Walk In The Park, who realised €50,000… View Article
November 25, 2017
The sensational Min (6g Walk In The Park-Phemyka, by Saint Estephe) began his season on the brightest possible note when… View Article
November 16, 2017
A €70,000 half-brother the outstanding Bellshill was just just one of several Walk In The Park foals to shine at… View Article
AT 2 YEARS
1st Maiden, 8f., Saint-Cloud by a length from Azay Le Rideau and Archange D’Or.
3rd Criterium International-Gr.1, 8f., Saint-Cloud to Helios Quercus and Dubai Surprise.
AT 3 YEARS
2nd Epsom Derby-Gr.1, 12f., Epsom, behind Motivator.
2nd Letheby & Christopher Derby Trial Stakes-Gr.3, 11½f., Lingfield beaten a neck by Kong.
Rated 123 by Timeform
AT 4 YEARS
3rd Prix d’Hedouville-Gr.3, 12f., Longchamp beaten 1¾ lengths by Bellamy Cay and Salutino