Ruby Walsh: This 3/1 fancy of Willie’s is the bet of the weekend

Who says you need a big field to make a great race?.....

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14.10 Beginners Chase

Looks a dead match between Ballela Boy and Turcagua. I think the trip of two miles and six will really suit Turcagua and I fancy him to beat Ballela Boy here.

14.45 Pierce Molony Memorial Novice Chase

Who says you need a big field to make a great race. Tombstone, Jett, Cadmium, Castlegrace Paddy and Montalbano – that’s going to be some battle. Ratings suggest Montalbano is the one here and I think he could be. I think he’s the most progressive, I think he’s a good shout and I think he’ll collect.

15.55 Opportunity Maiden Hurdle

Willie runs Winter Soldier in this Opportunity Maiden Hurdle. He cost a lot of money from France, well I think he cost a lot of money! He’s been a hard enough horse to train, he wears a hood for this and will possibly improve for this run.

17.40 Bumper

In this Bumper Willie runs Redfield. I think he’s the best bet of Saturday’s card and possible the best bet of the weekend. He’s a really nice horse who goes well and I think he’s going to take a lot of beating. Yea, he’s my one for the weekend.

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