ERAGONE. 20 April 2014. Martaline-Sharonne. Owner-Samuel Sutton.
Eragone is a six year old French bred gelding who has recently arrived at the yard having been previously trained by P.Peltier in France. He has raced on 14 occasions to date, which includes 11 appearances at Auteuil. His dam is by Robin Des Champs, and she only saw the racecourse once when pulling up at Auteuil in 2011.As a broodmare she has had four runners, of which Eragone is the eldest.
Eragone made his debut at Compiegne in a three year old hurdle, and duly won first time up by five lengths, earning a Racing Post rating of 120.He returned to Compiegne 22 days later to tackle Grade 3 company, and although beaten 16 lengths in to fifth place, was once again judged to have run to a mark of 120.
Eragone was off the track for the next 11 months, and did not reappear until October 2018 at Auteuil, where he would run his next 10 races, he finished ninth, beaten by 13 lengths in his first handicap, but with the run under his belt, three weeks later, and stepping up to the extended two miles and three furlongs for the first time, he finished third, beaten by two lengths.He raced on two more occasions, both in November, in handicap hurdles, but was well beaten.
After a short break he returned in March 2019 to make his debut over fences with James Reveley riding him for the first time, and at odds of 21/10 he won by 18 lengths, earning a best yet Racing Post rating of 127.It was back over hurdles in April, with James Reveley retaining the ride, that he won for the third time, this time by 10 lengths.He was raised up in to Listed class in May, but finished well done the field, before returning to fences in June, being beaten by 18 lengths, in to sixth place, on his first, and only try to date over two miles and six furlongs.He was given a break and didn't reappear until November when pulling up, but 13 days later he was a 17 length third, over the extended two miles and three furlongs.After a further break he returned at Angers in May 2020, and raced over fences for only the third time, but fell.His final two runs in France were both back at Auteuil, in a hot looking conditions race over hurdles he finished last of seven, and on October 1st, in first time blinkers, and dropped in to claiming company, he won his third race over hurdles, and forth in all.