- Heroique de Maulde (FR)
- Jeu St. Eloi (FR) - Ondine de Brejoux
- Steve Murrills
Half-brother to stable star Empire, we got word on the grapevine that he was for sale, having won two chases already in France and were delighted to secure him this summer through Richard Hobson. He did not arrive in great shape having had a torrid journey over but thrived at grass. A similar intelligent natural leader in the field to his brother and would canter behind the feed truck. He has had two runs on the flat and five runs in chases - a slightly irregular programme which seemed to work! He won at 2m1f on soft at La Roche Sur Yon and at Mont de Marsan over 2m7f on good and showing some versatility like his brother.
By Jeu St Eloi who is by Saint des Saints and related to Balko with 358 foals on the ground that have run in 366 races with 54 wins. Standing at Haras de Cercy he has already sired black type performers in France Grade 3 Idefixe du Moulin and Listed winner Hucello.
The Dam Ondine de Brejoux has produced seven foals who have amassed 11 wins and 33 places to date including C’Lartist with eight wins and 25 places including the Crystal Cup cross country race at Craon over 3m 6f.