Apr 28, 2017

Grade 1 victory for Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale graduate WICKLOW BRAVE

Derby Sale

Leading from the outset Derby Sale graduate WICKLOW BRAVE put up a tremendous display to win the Grade 1 Betdaq Punchestown Champion Hurdle.  The versatile eight-year-old jumped flawlessly throughout and held on bravely to give Mullins' father-and-son team a much sought after victory.  

Grade 1 Betdaq Punchestown Champion Hurdle

Sale: 2012 Derby Sale
Vendor: Manister House Stud
Purchaser: H Kirk/WP Mullins
Sold: €43,000
Sale: 2010 September Yearling Sale
Vendor: Corduff Stud
Purchaser: Bobby O' Ryan
Sold: €11,000

BACARDYS wins the Tattersalls Ireland Grade 1 Champion Novice Hurdle

An exceptional field of ten runners went to post today in the Tattersalls Ireland Champion Novice Hurdle (Grade 1) at Punchestown.  In what was a close tight race throughout, BACARDYS battled right to the end to win by a short- head. It was the second Grade 1 victory of the day for Willie and Patrick Mullins.