|Pedigree:||Balko (FR) - Ravissante (FR)|
|Owner:||Mr Andrew Phillips | Mr & Mrs Sperling|
Charmant is by Balko, a top class Hurdler and Chaser in France; he was in training when James worked for Mr Macaire. Balko has proved to be a good National Hunt Sire (42% Jumps, 25% Bumpers) and progeny include: Gitane Du Berlais, Fago, Mitchto.
The unraced Dam has produced the French 1m 6f National Hunt Flat race winner Banal and is from the family of Jupon Bleu – Hurdle/Chase winner.
Charmant has won twice this campaign including a Class 4 Hanicap Hurdle at Ayr on Heavy going under jockey Steven Fox.