The nice competition Allegorie De Vassy has been disqualified on account of damage

Allegorie De Vassy and Sean O'Keeffe win the BetVictor Solerina Mares Novice Hurdle at Fairyhouse

Proprietor Wealthy Ritchie’s hand has been weakened at Cheltenham Competition on account of Allegorie De Vassy’s enforced absence on account of damage.

The five-year-old was improbable successful her first two matches in Eire for Willie Mullins – and most just lately took residence third honors on the Fairyhouse in late January.

It was as quick as 5/2 to provide its proprietor a 3rd win on the Parnell Properties ‘Mares’ junior hurdle, following earlier wins for Limini (2016) and Let’s Dance (2017), nevertheless it will not now be making the journey to Prestbury Park.

speaking on Day by day podcast Nick LackJoe Chambers, Ricci Racing Director, mentioned: “Allegorie De Vassy broke her shank bone and will likely be on the sidelines for at least three months. The total time period will likely be confirmed.

“We took a lot of x-rays, all of which had been destructive over the weekend. Nonetheless, they weren’t fully wholesome and it took us till the examination yesterday night to determine the acute space.”

Mullins, who has gained 5 of the final six editions of the race, stays second out there with new favourite Brandi Love (9/4 Sky Wager) – defeated by Allegory de Vasey at Fairyhouse final month – and three/1 Dinoblue second favourite.

Brandy Love is now a favourite with nags' favourite.  Beginner's & # 39;  Almana in Cheltenham
Brandy Love is now a favourite on the Mares ‘Novices’ Checkpoint in Cheltenham

Though Allegorie De Vassy was omitted, Ricci’s colours will seemingly be effectively represented throughout his 4 days within the Cotswolds.

Main hopes embrace Queen Mom Chase contender Chakun Bor Sui and favourite Vauban within the Triumph Hurdle, and Gillick Warrior, who’s but to run for the Mullins however has an enormous increase within the Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle.

Paul Townend rides a Chacun Pour Soi Wipe the latter in Leopardstown
Paul Townend rides a Chacun Pour Soi Wipe the latter in Leopardstown

“Someplace within the space we might have eight to 10 riders,” Chambers mentioned. “Allegory de Vasey was most likely one in all three or 4 pretty sturdy riders that we thought can be very aggressive.”

“If the Irish Chacun Pour Soi comes out, we’ll be very enthusiastic about it. We’ll see the place it would lie in a very deep area, I feel.

“Mercure entered for the Champion Bumper, in addition to Houlanbatordechais, who gained each AQPS races in France and is ineligible for the Irish fenders, however for the UK fenders. All the pieces is okay from time to time hopefully he can vote and take that entry.

“In Disabilities We’ll Have a Little Hand, Vauban goes to Triumph with a transparent likelihood and the now notorious social media darling Gaelic Warrior goes to Fred Winter (Boodles).”