Festival options open for Yorkhill

Tue 16th Feb 2016, 11:28

Yorkhill
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Connections of Connections of Yorkhill are in no hurry to decide on a Cheltenham Festival target.

Winner of the Tolworth Hurdle, form which has been franked by the runner-up O O Seven and Betfair Hurdle winner Agrapart, Yorkhill could either run in the Supreme or the Neptune next month.

Both races currently have hot favourites in the shape of Min and Yanworth respectively.

"He's obviously one of my best novices this season, if not my best novice," owner Graham Wylie told At The Races.

"The truth is he's down for both the Supreme and Neptune and we haven't made up our minds yet. If he goes in the Supreme, he's up against Min. If he goes in the Neptune, he's up against Yanworth. He's got two tough competitors in either race.

"I spoke to Willie (Mullins, trainer) and he said he'd make up his mind nearer the time.

"We'll probably keep him separate from Bellshill - one of those will go in the Supreme and one in the Neptune - but we don't know just yet." are in no hurry to decide on a Cheltenham Festival target.

Winner of the Tolworth Hurdle, form which has been franked by the runner-up O O Seven and Betfair Hurdle winner Agrapart, Yorkhill could either run in the Supreme or the Neptune next month.

Both races currently have hot favourites in the shape of Min and Yanworth respectively.

"He's obviously one of my best novices this season, if not my best novice," owner Graham Wylie told At The Races.

"The truth is he's down for both the Supreme and Neptune and we haven't made up our minds yet. If he goes in the Supreme, he's up against Min. If he goes in the Neptune, he's up against Yanworth. He's got two tough competitors in either race.

"I spoke to Willie (Mullins, trainer) and he said he'd make up his mind nearer the time.

"We'll probably keep him separate from Bellshill - one of those will go in the Supreme and one in the Neptune - but we don't know just yet."

THE IRISH TIMES