Edredon Bleu

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Edredon Bleu
Edredon Bleu.jpg
Edredon Bleu in 2007.
Sire Grand Tresor
Grandsire Grandchant
Dam Nuit Bleue
Damsire Le Pontet
Sex Gelding
Foaled 26 April 1992
Country France
Colour Bay
Breeder Lucien Chevrollier
Owner Jim Lewis
Trainer Henrietta Knight
Record 57: 25-7-6
Earnings £731,065[1]
Major wins
Grand Annual Chase (1998)
Peterborough Chase (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)
Queen Mother Champion Chase (2000)
Championship Chase (2001)
Haldon Gold Cup (2002, 2003)
John Bull Chase (2003)
Desert Orchid SW Pattern Chase (2003)
Clonmel Oil Chase (2003)
King George VI Chase (2003)

Edredon Bleu is a retired AQPS National Hunt racehorse. He was bred in France but trained for most of his racing career in the United Kingdom. He was a specialist steeplechaser who recorded most of his wins over two and two-and-a-half miles, but was capable of winning major races over longer distances. In a ten-year racing career he ran fifty-seven times and won twenty-five races. His most important successes when winning the Queen Mother Champion Chase in 2000 and the King George VI Chase in 2003.

Racing career[edit]

In 2000, he won the Queen Mother Champion Chase while ridden by Tony McCoy. He also won the 2003 King George VI Chase and four renewals of the Peterborough Chase from 1998 to 2001.