Faugheen outstanding at Punchestown

FAUGHEEN OUTSTANDING Faugheen (1/6 Fav) maintained his unbeaten record with a fabulous display in the Grade 1 Queally Group Celebrating 35 Years In Naas Punchestown Champion Hurdle when holding off stablemate Arctic Fire (5/1) to score by eight lengths. “Ruby (Walsh) didn’t hang around and the quicker they go, the better he jumps,” said trainer Willie Mullins, enjoying his 12th success of the Festival, while Faugheen has now won 10 races. “It’s extraordinary to see a former point-to-pointer doing that over two miles. “Ruby jumped…

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