Bryan Cooper is expected to be fit for the start of the Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday after emerging relatively unscathed from a crunching fall at Naas.
The number one rider for the powerful Gigginstown House Stud operation was thrown to the ground when leader Allied Victory came to grief in the Sunday Market At Naas Racecourse Maiden Hurdle, and although rising to his feet, he was assessed for some moments by paramedics.
Danny Mullins geared up for a huge week at the Cheltenham Festival in the best possible fashion as he completed a Naas double aboard Gallant Oscar in the Woodlands Park 100 Club Leinster National.
As retained rider for owner Barry Connell, Mullins will head to Prestbury Park with genuine hopes of riding his first Festival winner, with Champion Hurdle hope Our Conor the star of his quality book of rides.
Sarah-Jayne Davies has impressed in her brief career as a trainer under rules and CAPISCI (Taunton, nap, 4.50) looks a decent bet to start Cheltenham week in the best possible manner.
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