A 25/1 winner landed one of the feature races at Punchestown on Tuesday, the Champion Novice Hurdle. That was a surprise. Willie Mullins trained the winner called Draconien, and it's rare for him to have a winner at such a big price. Bookies will have enjoyed that outcome as punters steamed into the more obvious expected winners.
But that's where we are now, at the end of the jumps season proper and with so very many races that are wide open. I would not be too sure about anyone you speak to who says they are "sure . . .
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