Walk In The Park

Bay 2002 
Montjeu – Classic Park
Distance won over: 8f. 

The hottest young NH sire around!

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Stands at Grange Stud

Fee for 2018: Private

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
– 4-time 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 – 15-length beginners chase winner & runner-up in a Gr.3 Novice Chase at Punchestown for Willie Mullins.

“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.

PRINCIPAL PERFORMANCES

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