Tattersalls Ireland got 2018 off to the best possible start at the weekend with a Grade 1 double provided by Next Destination and Summerville Boy.
Unbeaten over hurdles the Willie Mullins trained Next Destination won the Grade 1 Novice Hurdle at Naas yesterday. Next Destination was purchased from Five Naughts Stud at the 2012 November National Hunt Sale by Castleboy Farm for €9,500.
Summerville Boy owned by R S Brookhouse won the Grade 1 Tolworth Novices' Hurdle at Sandown for trainer Tom George. The six-year-old was sold at the August National Sale in 2015 from Lacken Stud to Richard Downes for €4,000.