Find a page

Killiltagh Vic ruled out Cheltenham
10 Feb 2016 18:06
Killultagh Vic has been ruled out of Cheltenham and is set to miss the rest of the season after suffering an injury setback.
-
The Willie Mullins-trained seven-year-old had been a short-priced favourite for the JLT Novices' Chase next month.
-
Conqueror of World Hurdle hotpot Thistlecrack at Punchestown in April, he has won both his starts since switching to fences, most recently benefiting from a remarkable Ruby Walsh recovery after a bad blunder to claim a Grade Two contest at Leopardstown last month.
-
But a suspensory problem means Festival hopes have been dashed, and Mullins said: "He is unlikely to run again this season."
-
Killultagh Vic would have been bidding for a second consecutive Cheltenham victory, having won the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle last year in the hands of Luke Dempsey.
-

Where can I get RTÉ Aertel Digital?

RTÉ Aertel Digital is an enhanced digital version of the RTÉ Aertel teletext service. It functions in the same way as the analogue service, offering current news, sport and weather updates but is now more agile and easier to use.

RTÉ Aertel Digital is available on Saorview, the new free digital TV service in Ireland.
Press TEXT button on your remote to launch Aertel from RTÉ One, RTÉ Two, RTÉ News Now.