« Douvan is Champion » (Mai 24, 2017 COOLMORE National Hunt)

Walk In The Park’s brilliant son Douvan (7g Walk In The Park-Star Face, by Saint Des Saints) has been named as the highest rated Jumps horse of the 2016/17 season in both Britain and Ireland.
At the Anglo-Irish Jump Classifications press conference, hosted by the British Horseracing Authority and the Irish Turf Club, on Wednesday it was revealed that the Willie Mullins-trained Chaser achieved a rating of 174 for his eight-length defeat of subsequent Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John in the Grade 1 Paddy Power Cashcard Chase at Leopardstown.
Phil Smith, Head of Handicapping for the BHA, said: « Douvan, the previous season’s top novice, improved his rating from 169 to 174 thanks to a scintillating performance at Leopardstown at Christmas where he beat the future Gold Cup winner. »