…. to run over bigger obstacles and on longer distances.
He was 2nd in a chase at Fontainebleau on November 17th, ridden by Wilfrid Denuault.
Although he was short of speed all around, he jumped well and pulled himself together to finish fast..
A few meters further and he would have won.
Wilfrid told us that he will definitely be better at Auteuil with bigger obstacles and longer distances.
His owner breeder Paul Murphy confirmed that MERCIAN KING’s whole family only liked this type of races and especially his dam Mariah Rollins who was a champion who won Group races in England and Ireland.
Nice future for this big and beautiful horse.