Bank on Benie in champion hurdle

Benie Des Dieux can score for Paul Townend in today’s French champion hurdle.

The National Hunt season that has just finished was a very strange one. At times it felt like the season would never get going as we waited and waited for the skies to open. For us in racing, they never really did, but hopefully for the flat season ahead they won’t open now.

Willie Mullins dominated the season like Aidan O’Brien probably will all summer. Gordon Elliott, Henry

de Bromhead and Noel

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