Pattern and Group Races: 2017

ROBIN OF NAVAN started the year well with 2 places in a Group 2 then a Group 1 and was then rewarded with a Group 3 win at Chantilly in La Coupe he was consistent all through the year and then won the Darley Club Stakes, a Group 3 at Newmarket. He was then invited to run in Hong Kong at Sha Tin in the Longines Hong Kong Cup (Group 1). He ran well and finish 8th, just out of the money.

After winning his Maiden and a Nursery race, FIGHTING IRISH went to Maisons-Laffitte for the Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte (Group 2) and won, beating the odds on favourite who went and won a Group 3 next time out.