The big part of Kempton’s Boxing Day was the return of King George Chase 28/1 to the biggest outfielder in a tornado flyer, giving Willie Mullins their second title in the race 20 years after the Florida Pearl. His nephew is the nephew of Hurricane Fly with his mother, the winner under Danny, the Australian Exide and Excel … but he jumps well and never gets tired!
The tornado flyer stunned everyone and won the King George Chase … another Mullins blow! (Photo Twitter Kempton Park)
Large, with a few hours difference on 3 different race tracks Willie Mullins This “Boxing Day” brought in 5 winners, the biggest day of racing on Boxing Day. Each of his successes has a special meaning, the first successful steps of the former “Fouin” in Ireland. Henc c, Bought the most expensive after 2nd place on Auteuil in the spring, the rare but very good 1st Gr.1 Fernie Hollow, Successful debut in bumper champion hurdles Sir Gerhard, Or the flight of a future star born of purple, Easy fast, Son of the great Quwega. These 4 winners were often plagued by money, as in the case of Mullins. But the face of the master in Closuton is to be where you least expect it, and often at the right time.
Willie Mullins, an Irish genius on all fronts
The Winter Gold Cup at Kempton, King George Chase (Gr.1) is generally guarded by the English. Irish and Eternal rivals, who have a late tendency to make life difficult for their neighbors and better enemies, have not won a competition since 2005, winning doubles Kicking King. For Willie Mullins, the host of GR1 wins, only one win in 2001. Florida Pearl, Was his first big champion. Now, 20 years later, he finds the highest point on the podium of this legendary competition Tornado Flyer, The horse with the least play in the race at 28/1, set a record for the highest chances in history for a King George to win in the process … From Leopard’stown’s presentation round, Willie even dropped some “dad”. Of relief.
Because, before the blow, it seemed that King George had promised one of the three horses Paul Nichols, Record holder for race victories, triple title holder. Frodo, The winner of 2020, took the lead Minalla Indo, This year’s Gold Cup winner. In a terrain heavily affected by the recent rains, they did not maintain speed and crushed several rivals, including one of the favorites. Chantry House. Traveled very patiently Danny Mullins, Willie’s nephew and former pony racing champion Tornado Flyer dominates The genus Obox Tired, last attacker. Willie Mullins could have formed the pair Asterion Forlong Fortunately without gravity. Student of Pierre Noiroth There is a very old class, but an annoying tendency not to complete the courses in the steeplechase … it will be for another time!
This is the first title of the competition for Willie’s nephew and former pony racing champion jockey Danny Mullins.
Under the eyes of its happy owners, the tornado created a big surprise in Kempton. At the age of 8, he won his 1st Gr.1 and returned to a success that had left him since December 2019! This level is very consistent and often takes place at the biggest events behind boxing associates Mini, Allah, Faufin Or Each one for him, This harmless horse promises a self-deserving jubilee, and Mullins’ mark, which is very simple: from the moment the Irish master is lined up at the beginning of a Gr.1, because he believes he can achieve it.
Hurricane Fly in front of a crowd in Leopard’s Town during his 22nd Gr.1 victory in January 2015
A beautiful bay with a slightly scythe-like body and a tornado flare re-ignites the flames of a family that legendary Willie Mullins. He is, of course, the nephew of the great Hurricane Fly, Having started his career in a flat in France, scored 22 Gr.1 for Willie Mullins, thus setting a record in the jumps. Raised by the Italians in Ireland, the emergence of this champion caused the Irish to leapfrog their son’s close relatives. Montju. One of her sisters is from Australia Exceed and Excel, Mach Maqabi, Erin Green was lying for the hurdle. Upstairs passed Stallion Coolmore Flemensfirth, She immediately gave us our tornado flyer. She herself failed to win 12 outings in Italy and struggled to get even a small spot. Here she is the mother of a winner of King George Chase. How Mullin works wonders! …
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