It’s as easy as 1-2-3 for Ruby
Published 16/03/2011 | 07:18
Ruby Walsh dispelled any doubts about his fitness in the very first race of the 2011 Cheltenham Festival yesterday on his way to a dazzling 76/1 treble writes Richard Forristal.
The Kildare rider kicked off by booting Al Ferof home in the Supreme Novices, before secure his first Champion Hurdle on the Willie Mullins-trained Hurricane Fly. He closed out the day with a bloodless rout on Quevega in the mares' race and can look forward to another fine book of rides today.