Hazel Hill Denies O’Connor As Mullins Gets The Cup

There was no luck for Clare’s Derek O’Connor today as his horse ‘Get Up and Fight’ came sixth in the 4.10 Open Hunters Chase behind winning 7/2 favourite Hazel Hill.

The Willie Mullins-trained 12/1 shot Al Boum Photo has won the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

It’s Mullins’ 64th winner at the Cheltenham Festival, but his first ever Gold Cup.



O’Connor will be back in Limerick tomorrow (Saturday) for a double.

He rides Top Moon in the 4.40 Racing Again Tomorrow At Limerick Racecourse INH Flat Race.

And in the 5.15 Buy Twilight Racing Tickets Online INH Flat Race, he’s aboard Cappamurra.