Simon Munir

4 results

Laurina has been entered for the Coral Hurdle at Ascot. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Laurina is a fascinating contender in a reopened field of 11 for this weekend’s Coral Hurdle at Ascot. Willie Mullins’ Cheltenham Festival winner, un(...)

Davy Russell on Death Duty on the way to winning  the Bar One Racing Drinmore Novice Steeplechase at Fairyhouse at the start of December. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Death Duty’s surprise inclusion in the Racing Post Novice Chase field sets up a mouthwatering clash with Footpad in the feature event on the opening d(...)

Michael O’Leary and  Willie Mullins: Few in Irish racing would be surprised  if the partnership were reformed. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The split took the racing world by surprise. Willie Mullins, national hunt’s top trainer, parted company this week with Gigginstown House Stud, the ra(...)

 Gitane Du Berlais, seen here winning the Solerina last year under Paul Townend, aims for Grade 1 success at Sandown today, while the Mullins stable has two mares lined up to take on her mantle in the Fairyhouse feature. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Willie Mullins’s Grade 1 focus today will be on Gitane Du Berlais at Sandown, but the champion trainer presents a notable quandary with two other mar(...)