After a sluggish start to the Festival, Willie Mullins’ team found stride late on Wednesday, upped the pace with a double on Thursday, and when Monkfish edged out compatriots Latest Exhibition and Fury Road in the Grade 1 Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle, it was a third on the day and a sixth in total for the Closutton maestro.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2020
Navan is not where I expected to be this afternoon, but I suppose it was better to find out early in the week at home that Un De Sceaux was a bit flat than when leaving the Railway Fences and wondering why he wasn’t picking up going to the Pond Fence.
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
Over 350 entries have been made for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle, JCB Triumph Hurdle and Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival with the Willie Mullins stable responsible for 64 of those.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2014