DOUVAN has had his comeback delayed after struggling one other minor setback.
The good chaser continues to be solely an eight-year-old and is more likely to have massive race targets once more this season.
Nonetheless, coach Willie Mullins has revealed Douvan was discovered to be lame this week and is ready on additional scan outcomes.
Douvan is an eight-year-old thoroughbred racehorse who has already gained eight Grade 1 races in his profession.
He has twice been a Cheltenham Competition hero, profitable the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle again in 2015 and the Arkle Chase in 2016.
Douvan misplaced his unbeaten file for Willie Mullins when crushed within the Champion Chase in 2017.
Who trains Douvan?
Douvan is educated by Willie Mullins in Eire.
Mullins has had many superstars undergo his yard in his profession.
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When will Douvan next race?
Targets are yet to be named for the chaser but judged on last season it would be a surprise if he didn’t stick to two miles.
However, his next race is on hold after his latest injury setback.
Where did Douvan finish on his last start?
Douvan was beaten at odds of 4-5 on his last start by stablemate Un De Sceaux.
That was at Punchestown in the Boylesports Champion Chase.