7yo GR G COASTAL PATH – BELLE DU BRIZAIS (TURGEON)
|Breeder:||E.A.R.L. La Forlonge|
Some of the biggest names in the game have stood their ground for the eight Grade 1 races at this weekend’s Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown.
It was a clean sweep of success for Irish Pointers in the three Punchestown races over fences including with two former Grade 1 winners.
The opening contest of the Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday sees a final entry of 22, containing multiple point-to-point graduates.
Could these graduates follow in the hoofprints of some of last years Festival winners?
There were 14 graded-race winners in February, including four Grade 1 winners.
For the second time at the Dublin Racing Festival, Pat Doyle supplied Willie Mullins with a big race winner.
Jamie Codd was in double-winning form on a bitterly cold day for point-to-point followers at The Folly.