IL Etait Temps was impressive on debut over fences at Thurles for his owners Hollywood Syndicate and Barnane Stud, trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Paul Townend. The son of Jukebox Jury was purchased privately by Peter & Ross Doyle Bloodstock Ltd. IL Etait Temps showed a very promising display confirming his place for the season ahead.
That jump at the last 😍
Grade 1-winning hurdler Il Etait Temps soars of the last to open his chasing account at the first time of asking.
— Racing TV (@RacingTV) November 30, 2023
👍 Paul Townend on IL ETAIT TEMPS, per @irishracing: “He was very manageable which was a pleasant surprise and he has a lot more respect for fences than hurdles. He used to bring a hurdle with him but I thought he jumped brilliantly on the whole today. “We went a good even… pic.twitter.com/Ersg47cAXw — Road To Cheltenham (@RoadCheltenham) November 30, 2023