Mid Dancer is a French horse, born the 11th of April 2001 in France. He was named horse of the year 2007 and 2012.
The story between Pegasus Farms Ltd, Sean Mulryan and P&A began in 2004, and by November 2005 he won his first grade race at Auteuil, this victory will be the beginning of an incredible number of victories. This versatile hurdler has won when he was five years old the race Grande Course de Haies d’Auteuil (GR1) and one year later he won for the first time of his carreer the Grand Steeple Chase de Paris (GR1).
He continued to impress by winning the race Prix de la Haye Jousseling (GR1) in 2007 and ended at the 3rd place in 2008 and the 2nd place in 2009 of the Grand Steeple Chase de Paris.
He is considered to be the best obstacle horse of our age and also in racing history. He became the richest horse in the history after his second win at the age of 11 at the Grand Steeple Chase of Paris in May 2011 (see the tables at the bottom).
He ran for the fith time of his life the “Grand Steeple Chase de Paris” the mythical obstacle race, the 20th of April and won. Stepping into the history because he joined Hyeres III and Katko in the circle of the “Grand Steeple Chase” three times winners, Mid Dancer is at 11 years old a true legend, with an outstanding carreer where in 41 races he was 40 times at the end, and where is only fail was not a fall but the jockey who was ejected.
Mid Dancer is a five stars horse also because of his longevity which is remarquable because in 41 races he won 25 times and was placed 15 times on the podium, this make a 98% rate of success, a record in the history of horse racing. Actually he has won 16 grade races, including five grade 1 races, five grade 2 races and six grave 3 races.
Mid Dancer life is a true masterpiece, where technical capacities and moral fight allowed our hero to be the number one of jumping horse, it will take a long time before such an horse will come to Auteuil. Mid Dancer is a living legend, a true athlete, a champion, a real one.
19/05/2013 : Gras Savoye Grand Steeple Chase – G1 – 5800m – Jumps – Paris
20/05/2012 : Gras Savoye Grand Steeple Chase – G1 – 5800m – Jumps – Paris
29/05/2011 : Gras Savoye Grand Steeple Chase – G1 – 5800m – Jumps – Paris
04/11/2007 : Prix La Haye Jousselin – G1 – 5500m – Jumps
27/05/2007 : Gras Savoye Grand Steeple Chase – G1 – 5800m – Jumps – Paris
17/06/2006 : Grande Course de haies d’auteuil – G1 – 5800m – Jumps
07/04/2009 : Prix Murat – G2 – 4400m – Jumps
28/04/2007 : Prix Leon Rambaud – G2 – 3900m – Jumps
03/12/2006 : Prix Georges Courtois – G2 – 4400m – Jumps
28/05/2006 : Gras Savoye hipcover – Prix la barka – G2 – 4300m – Jumps
16/04/2006 : Prix Murat – G2 – 4400m – Jumps
28/04/2012 : Prix Ingre (3ème) – G3 – 4400m – Jumps
08/05/2011 : Prix Ingre – G3 – 4400m – Jumps
10/10/2010 : Prix Heros XII – G3 – 4400m – Jumps
11/10/2009 : Prix Heros XII – G3 – 4400m – Jumps
04/05/2009 : Prix Ingre – G3 – 4400m – Jumps
25/03/2007 : Prix Troytown – G3 – 4400m – Jumps
27/11/2005 : Prix Morgex – G3 – 4100m – Jumps