Mullins ace back at Wexford

Willie Mullins is looking forward to getting Fiveforthree back on the track in the Richard Brown And Sons Limited Hurdle at Wexford tomorrow.

Willie Mullins is looking forward to getting Fiveforthree back on the track in the Richard Brown And Sons Limited Hurdle at Wexford tomorrow.

The grey will be making a belated seasonal debut after being sidelined since the Punchestown Festival 11 months ago.

He looked an exciting prospect when winning the Ballymore Properties Novices’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival last March before placed twice at Punchestown the following month.

However, Mullins shelved plans to send his charge novice chasing after he came back from a summer break with a slight problem.

“He’s in great form. He did a fantastic piece of work at Leopardstown and he has worked very well since,” said the County Carlow trainer.

“It’s a nice opportunity. I’m going to see how he goes tomorrow and then make my plans.”

Fiveforthree faces six rivals in the two-mile heat, headed by Gordon Elliott’s Salford City and Coolcashin from Michael Bowe’s stable.

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