Today's racecards

Un Atout heading straight to Cheltenham

Last Updated: 08/02/13 2:03pm

  • Share:
Mullins: Trains Un Atout

Mullins: Trains Un Atout

Sky Bet

Leading Supreme Novices' Hurdle hope Un Atout is set to head straight to next month's Cheltenham Festival after connections elected to bypass Saturday's meeting at Leopardstown.

The Gigginstown House Stud-owned gelding has impressed in his two starts over obstacles this season and is the general second-favourite for the Festival curtain-raiser behind compatriot Jezki.

Trainer Willie Mullins did have the option of running his charge in this weekend's Deloitte Novice Hurdle, but said:

"He'll go straight to Cheltenham now I think."

The five-year-old was most recently seen at Naas last month, where he slammed Rory O'Moore by 19 lengths.

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Royal week of racing

Royal week of racing

Alex Hammond shares tips for the Galway Festival and Glorious Goodwood - where Captain Cat is among her selections.

Tip of the Day

Tip of the Day

Fancy a flutter on the racing? Let Sky Sports News' Alex Hammond mark your card every day.

Thursday Tips

Thursday Tips

Cavalryman can prove he is as good as ever by landing the Artemis Goodwood Cup for Godolphin according to Nick Robson.