Walk In The Park, sire of Cheltenham Festival Gr.1 Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase, Aintree Gr.1 Maghull Novices’ Chase, Punchestown Gr.1 Ryanair Novice Chase, Gr.1 Cashcard Chase winner DOUVAN, Gr.1 Racing Post Novices Chase & Gr.2 Novice Hurdle winner MIN, Gr.3 winner ANTHONY, multiple listed hurdle winner PARK LIGHT etc.
Epsom Derby runner-up by leading NH influence MONTJEU
“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
“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, Jan 2016
Stores in 2016 have sold for €165,000 (H Kirk/Willie Mullins), €165,000 (MV Magnier) etc. and the only 2yo at Arqana’s summer sale went to Willie Browne for €150,000.
April 1, 2017
Trainer Gary Moore has big hopes for Dell Oro (4g Walk In The Park-Kallistea, by Sicyos) after the four-year-old made… View Article
March 27, 2017
Barry Connell’s colours were carried to victory at Downpatrick on Sunday by French import Holly Flight (5m Walk In The… View Article
February 6, 2017
Walk In The Park’s brilliant flagbearer Douvan (7g Walk In The Park-Star Face, by Saint Des Saints) warmed up for… View Article
December 27, 2016
On Monday it was the turn of Min to treat Leopardstown’s Christmas crowd to a scintillating display and 24 hours… View Article
December 26, 2016
Min (5g Walk In The Park-Phemyka, by Saint Estephe) brought more G1 glory for Walk In The Park at Leopardstown… View Article
December 11, 2016
Walk In The Park’s outstanding son Douvan (6g Walk In The Park-Star Face, by Saint Des Saints) had little more… View Article
November 27, 2016
Brilliant hurdler Min (5g Walk In The Park-Phemyka, by Saint Estephe) began his chasing career on the best possible note… View Article
October 29, 2016
Improving Walk In The Park six-year-old Antony (6g Walk In The Park-Melanie Du Chenet, by Nikos) won the feature £100,000… 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