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  • Hurricane Fly (IRE)

  • Age: 10 (Foaled April 5th, 2004)
  • Sex: Bay Gelding
  • Breeding: Montjeu - Scandisk (Kenmare)
  • Trainer: W P Mullins
  • Owner: George Creighton & Mrs Rose Boyd

News Clippings

Jezki fights off the Hurricane

May 2nd, 2014

Jezki and Tony McCoy fought off Hurricane Fly to take the Racing Post Champion Hurdle and give trainer Jessie Harrington a treble at the Punchestown Festival for the second day running.

Ruby Walsh: Age no barrier to Hurricane Fly

March 17th, 2014

Ruby Walsh is confident Hurricane Fly's advancing years were not to blame for his disappointing effort in last week's Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham.

Ruby Walsh felt Hurricane Fly lacked his usual finish in the Champion Hurdle

March 12th, 2014

Jockey Ruby Walsh felt Hurricane Fly lacked his renowned finishing kick in his failed defence of the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on Tuesday.

Hurricane Fly delights Ruby Walsh ahead of Cheltenham Festival

March 10th, 2014

Ruby Walsh declared himself pleased with Hurricane Fly after riding him out at Cheltenham on Monday morning.

Ruby Walsh has vowed to get it right on Hurricane Fly at Cheltenham

February 27th, 2014

Ruby Walsh believes that Hurricane Fly can show his best at Cheltenham and finally put to bed the perception that he has not been at the peak of his powers around Prestbury Park.

Star duo key to Willie Mullins fortunes

February 19th, 2014

Willie Mullins is placing victories for Hurricane Fly and Quevega the highest on his Cheltenham Festival wishlist.

Major test for Hurricane Fly, says Willie Mullins

January 25th, 2014

Willie Mullins concedes Hurricane Fly faces a "hell of a test" in the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday.

Annie Power plans still open, according to Willie Mullins

January 6th, 2014

Willie Mullins is still keeping his cards close to his chest with regards to plans for Annie Power, with punters no nearer to finding out which race she might tackle next, let alone a possible Cheltenham Festival target for the unbeaten mare.

Willie Mullins believes that there's a good deal more to come this season from Hurricane Fly

December 30th, 2013

Willie Mullins believes that there's a good deal more to come this season from Ryanair Hurdle winner Hurricane Fly.

Hurricane Fly 'the one we all have to beat': Sam Twiston-Davies

December 15th, 2013

Sam Twiston-Davies believes Hurricane Fly is still the one to beat in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham in March.

Ruby Walsh expects Hurricane Fly to make great strides following his seasonal return in the Morgiana Hurdle

November 19th, 2013

Ruby Walsh expects Hurricane Fly to make great strides following his seasonal return in the Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.

Hurricane Fly claims record 17th Grade One win

November 17th, 2013

Hurricane Fly set a new world record of 17 Grade One wins with success in the StanJames.com Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.

Willie Mullins reports Hurricane Fly to be "stronger than ever"

November 12th, 2013

Willie Mullins reports Hurricane Fly to be "stronger than ever" ahead of his reappearance at Punchestown on Sunday.

Willie Mullins outlines plans for champion hurdler Hurricane Fly

October 24th, 2013

Willie Mullins reports Hurricane Fly to be stronger than ever as he prepares the StanJames Champion Hurdle winner for the season ahead.

Hurricane Fly won't run in the French Champion Hurdle

May 18th, 2013

Willie Mullins has decided against a bid for the French Champion Hurdle with Hurricane Fly.

Hurricane Fly the Champion Hurdle winner again

March 12th, 2013

Hurricane Fly (13/8f) regained his Stan James Champion Hurdle crown from last year's winner Rock On Ruby (11/2) in brilliant fashion on day one at the Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday.

Ruby Walsh has revealed he is "utterly perplexed" by the negativity surrounding Hurricane Fly

March 9th, 2013

Ruby Walsh has revealed he is "utterly perplexed" by the negativity surrounding Hurricane Fly as he aims to regain his crown in Tuesday's Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

Ruby Walsh would love Hurricane Fly to win the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham

March 4th, 2013

Ruby Walsh would love Hurricane Fly to show his true colours again in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham next week.

Ruby Walsh has reaffirmed his intention to ride Hurricane Fly in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham next month.

February 16th, 2013

Ruby Walsh has reaffirmed his intention to ride Hurricane Fly in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival next month.

Willie Mullins reports Hurricane Fly to be in fine form and has news of Cheltenham targets

February 2nd, 2013

Willie Mullins reports Hurricane Fly to be in fine form following his impressive Irish Champion Hurdle victory.