The prospect of a thrilling face-off between the Willie Mullins-trained duo ‘State Man’ and ‘Impaire Et Passe’ is on the horizon at the upcoming Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown next month.
Both horses have been declared for the highly anticipated Irish Champion Hurdle over 2 miles.
The last encounter between ‘State Man’ and ‘Impaire Et Passe’ at Christmas saw ‘State Man’ emerge as the victor, securing a convincing 3-and-a-quarter length win. The upcoming rematch at the Dublin Racing Festival adds an extra layer of intrigue, as racing fans eagerly anticipate whether ‘Impaire Et Passe’ can turn the tables and even the score.
Trained by the renowned Willie Mullins, both horses showcase the skill and expertise of their handler, setting the stage for a fierce battle on the prestigious Leopardstown course. Mullins, a maestro in the world of horse racing, is well-known for producing top-quality contenders, and ‘State Man’ and ‘Impaire Et Passe’ are no exceptions.
Adding to the mix is another formidable entry in the form of Henry De Bromhead’s ‘Bob Olinger.’
As the countdown to the Dublin Racing Festival begins, anticipation builds for a spectacular showcase of speed & skill.
The clash between ‘State Man’ and ‘Impaire Et Passe’ promises to be a highlight of the festival, and with the added presence of ‘Bob Olinger,’ the Irish Champion Hurdle is shaping up to be an unmissable event for race fans.