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Which Horses Could Be Willie Mullins’ 2021 Champion Hurdle Contenders?

Between 2011 and 2016, Willie Mullins saddled three different horses to four Champion Hurdle victories at the Cheltenham Festival. As the new jumps season begins in earnest this autumn, it is hard to believe that nothing from his Closutton…
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31 Entries For The Champion Chase 2020

It looks like it's going to be another bumper year at the 2020 Cheltenham Festival. Entries for the first three races - the Queen Mother Champion Chase 2020, the Ryanair Chase and the Gold Cup are already in and there's plenty to look at. The…

Is Wicklow Brave the Most Versatile Horse in Training?

The Willie Mullins trained Wicklow Brave is a real people’s favourite. And when you look at his record and versatility, it is easy to see why. The 10-year-old added another string to his bow this week, by winning a novice chase at the first…
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Could Benie Des Dieux Turn To Fences?

Many will remember the Willie Mullins trained mare Benie Des Dieux for her last flight fall at the Cheltenham Festival. But those who have forgiven her have been following her with great delight since that date. She has run twice since Cheltenham,…

Mullins Lands Irish National with Burrows Saint

Despite a hugely successful training career, two big races had eluded Willie Mullins. In the space of just over a month, he has done the double and claimed both. This started with Al Boum Photo winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup at the festival…

Four To Follow From Ruby Walsh

It's always good to get multiple perspectives on which horses are looking good for the season. Legendary jockey Ruby Walsh has offered some insight into four horses from Willie Mullins yard. And he thinks they could be the ones to beat over…
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Will 2017 See The Return of Faugheen?

Few horses have been mentioned as often as Faugheen over the past 18 months. What makes that incredible is that we haven’t seen him on a racecourse since January 2016, when he bolted up in the Irish Champion Hurdle. We thought he would defend…
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Can Mullins Rule Cheltenham?

It's been 20 years since Irish Champion Trainer, Willie Mullins, first tasted the sweet success of a Cheltenham Festival victory and few at the time could have guessed that he would subsequently go on to become the all-time leading Irish trainer…

Mullins Retains Frighteningly Strong Hand Ahead Of Cheltenham Festival

Although there have naturally been a few hiccups along the way, champion Irish jumps trainer Willie Mullins still has an immensely strong team assembled ahead of his latest assault on the Cheltenham Festival. A glance at the ante-post markets…