Bearded, roller-skating Barbu, from the Canadian circus family Cirque Alfonse, will also make their Edinburgh debut with a show best described by the troupe's Antoine Carabinier
Trained by champion Willie Mullins, he faces nine rivals, including Enda Bolger's former Nicky Hendersontrained new recruit Carabinier
and Make A Track, fourth in the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham.
may find the receipt of weight from his rivals - and a first attempt at three miles - swings the scales in his favour.
STEADY: Antoine Carabinier
in his wheel Pictures: GARETH JONES
Another Solwayfirth Union son, this time the 18 month old Thrunton Consort TI 29, SRI 37 and out of a Moncur General bred cow made 8,500gns to JI and WN Stout, Stronsay, Orkney, while Thrunton Carabinier
(February 2007), by Union and out of a Blelack Jaguarsired dam sold for 7,500gns to Kincraigie Farms, Lumphanan, Banchory.
With the assistance of the Riposto carabinier
that was done.
In Montreal, a city whose population grew from 115,000 in 1871 to 470,000 in 1911, prospective 'Saturday soldiers' had a wide choice of active militia units, (9) the most prominent of which were the 5th Royal Scots (founded in 1862), (10) the Victoria Rifles (1862)," the Carabinier
Mont-Royal (1869), (12) the Prince of Wales Fusiliers (1870) (13) and the Royal Canadian Hussars (1877).
Trained by McGrath's boss Nicky Henderson, Carabinier
will now head totheDoncastersales.
bETTING: 4-6 Bahira, 10-3 Carabinier
, Inandover, 25 Granwood, Harrys Whim.
Nicky Henderson, trainer of Carabinier
"The step up to three miles will help.
, encountering fast ground for the first time, left previous form well behind as he romped home under Tony McCoy in the 2m maiden hurdle.
20) - Problema Tic, The White Admiral and Carabinier