Willie Mullins may hit 100-winner mark at Fairyhouse today

Three more winners this weekend will give Mullins fastest ever century in Irish National Hunt season

Willie Mullins: could be celebrating 100 winners this season at Fairyhouse today.

Willie Mullins: could be celebrating 100 winners this season at Fairyhouse today.

 

Willie Mullins

Three more winners this weekend will give Mullins the fastest ever century of winners in an Irish National Hunt season and with a dozen domestic runners over the weekend, it must be short odds about the 100 coming up.

Pont Alexandre brought up the benchmark figure last year on December 16th in the Navan Hurdle and it could be Suntiep that gets the honour this afternoon, if a couple of his stable companions do the business earlier at Fairyhouse.

Paul Townend is on duty at home and he will be on board Abbyssial who kicks things off for the Mullins team in the juvenile hurdle. Abbyssial brings the experience of a run over hurdles at Auteuil in May. Mozoltov, a Grade Two winner over hurdles on his last start, has his first start for Gigginstown in the first of the Beginners Chases while Sunteip looks an interesting recruit to fences in the other.

Upazo is the champion trainer’s hope in the conditions hurdle, but Rory O’Moore is preferred