So Hurricane Fly did the business on Sunday and made history.
The first horse to win 17 Grade 1 races, trainer Willie Mullins said this was probably his worst race so far. The Fly did look heavy to my eye but it was the first race of the season and he'll be back fitter and, no doubt, winning bigger races later in the season.
Some people were questioning if racing was making too much of a fuss about the Fly. I say that's nonsense. Great racehorses do not come around too often and we should appreciate them while . . .
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