Glen turns over odds-on stablemate
Glens Melody (Paul Townend) leads over the last
(Healy Racing Photos)
Mullins later stated “we decided to ride her more positively today and it seems to have worked. We'll keep her to those mares' races and she'd have no problem over two and a half miles.
Regarding Zuzka, Mullins said “she seemed to never travel and we'll have to see how she is. That said though, Zuzka has improved so much that we never dreamt that after winning at Kilbeggan she would have achieved what she has.”
Stan James later introducedp>Glens Melody at 12/1 for the Mares Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Quotes from Alan Magee
St Stephens Day in Leopardstown is one of the iconic racing days of the year and 2014 looks set to deliver on this long established standard. The most appealing bet for a Tote Punter on this day looks set to be the Jackpot which has been guaranteed at an incredibly generous €20,000. I say generous because as we go through the card you will see that the jackpot puzzle looks a relatively easy one to solve with two small field short priced favourites courtesy of the all-conquering Willie Mullins stable. In addition to the guarantee Tote are also offering a €10,000 bonus to any punter who happens to be the only winner of the jackpot on any particular day.