For his first race at Argentan on March 15th, MERCIAN KING behaved very well and finished 2nd, ridden by Wilfrid Denuault. This race was a maiden for 4 year-old horses on the distance of 3600m (2 miles and 2 furlongs).
He started in 5th/6th position, jumped everything well, and came closer in the far straight. Before the last hurdle he was in second position and was only beaten a neck.
MERCIAN KING is a 4 year-old thoroughbred by Robin des Prés out of Mariah Rollins. He is bred by his owner Paul Murphy.