The man of Carlow has done it. At last! Willie Mullins, the finest trainer in Ireland, has finally trained the winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
I recall jockey Ruby Walsh giving a big up for Al Boum Photo when speaking to a festival preview meeting a couple of weeks ago. He said he might choose to ride that one of the handful of Mullins contenders. I bet he is wishing he had chosen that one as I am wishing I had listened closer to what he was saying.
Al Boum Photo was a very deserving winner. He went well . . .
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