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Il Est Francais

Horse Form Profile

Age: 5 years

Owner: R Kelvin-Hughes & Haras De Saint-Voir

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26th Dec 2023


3m 0f 0y

Class 1

13:20 Kempton

Il Est Francais

11st 7lb

J: James Reveley

T: Noel George & Amanda Zetterholm

French challenger; pushed subsequent Grade 1-winning hurdler Irish Point to within a length in a bumper; five wins out of six over hurdles back home included a Grade 1 and he's won both his chases at Auteuil (2m1f, very soft; 2m6f, heavy) without breaking sweat; has raced mostly left-handed and this ground will be faster than he's encountered (unraced on ground quicker than officially good to soft) but he looks very exciting.