VIRGILIO, purchased at the Arqana July sale in 2012, wins easily in Richard Venn’s colours at LES SABLES D’OLONNE under W.Denuault on Friday 25th October 2013. Trained by Etienne Leenders in France, this horse loved the soft ground and jumped beautifully. He travelled through the race untroubled sitting comfortably in third and quickened up nicely after the last to win easily.
BANTU, purchased at the Osarus September Yearling sale in 2012, is an impressive winner at Bordeaux le Bouscat in the colours of Mr Ron Davies on Sunday 20th October 2013. Trained by David Henderson and ridden by his son Thomas the horse travelled well and finished strongly for a facile 3 length victory. It was a decent performance and he could be raised in class for his next start.
HESPERIDES, purchased at the Tattersalls December Sales in 2012, records her second success in France when winning at Bordeaux le Bouscat in the colours of Richard Venn on Monday 8th October. Trained by David Henderson this filly has been a real bargain buy, she has now won over €28,000, not bad for a 2,000 guineas purchase!