|Name:||Fostered Phil (IRE)|
|Pedigree:||Arcadio (GER) - Knock Na Shee (IRE)|
|Owners:||Neil and Sally Ewart|
Fostered Phil was purchased for us by Bobby O'Ryan at the Cheltenham November 2018 sale.
Initially trained in Ireland by Paul Nolan and bred by Margaret Nolan,he is a first foal whose dam sadly lost her life whilst foaling hence his name. Phil came second in a Bumper at Clonmel in October 2018 and the third, fourth and fifth in behind are all now winners. He had two promising runs for us at Kelso just touched off last time out 1 length and a quarter by Enlighten and behind us in third Big Bad Bear who went on to win a bumper and two hurdles and bumper and hurdle winner Order of Thistle. His form is very strong.
The German Sire Arcadio was a high class middle distance horse and is now a successful stallion with a 28% strike rate with all his jump runners who include stars such as Hardline, The Game Changer, Flying Angel and Simply The Betts. Grand dam Great Outlook has produced four winners including Black Type Chasing Cars - Punchestown Bumper and Grade A Novice Chase winner and grand, grand dam produced three winners including black type Whattabob Bumper Hurdle and chase winner so he also has a very strong pedigree.