The Paddy Mullins-trained Il Etait Temps Il Etait Temps was a shock winner yesterday of the Grade 1 Tattersalls Ireland Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown over two miles running in the colours of the Hollywood Syndicate.
Hollywood lease Il Etatit Temps in partnership with Barnane Stud, which is owned by the Kieswetters of Ridgemont Highlands.
Il Etait Temps’ stablemate Facile Vega was widely expected to triumph as the 4-9 favourite.
On Saturday Hollywood and Barnane Stud had a Grade 1 fifth place finish with the Mullins-trained Gust Of Wind in the Donohue Marquees Spring Juvenile Hurdle.
He is a best priced 40/1 for the Cheltenham Festival’s Triumph Hurdle.