With one or two notable exceptions, the Dubin Irish Racing Festival staged last weekend seems to have gone down well with those who relish quality National Hunt racing.
I thought it was a splendid meeting and a fantastic addition to the pre-Cheltenham racing schedule. It is true that some of the races may not have produced results that we should take literally as they relate to what might happen at the Cheltenham Festival, but other races did.
Going forward to the festival, Footpad impressed and may once again get the better of my darling Petit Moucher if, as expected . . .
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