This is Francis’s third season with a license and he is doing very well. He has already had a Group 3 winner and is highly regarded by his Peers. Just prior to setting up on his own, Francis was assistant trainer to Alain de Royer Dupré, the Aga Khan’s principal trainer. He is based in Chantilly, Paris. Francis has had winners, Arcadia and Simmantov for Thurloe France.