Someone mentioned Ballycastle earlier. Won the Northern in around '78 but the interesting thing here was he was ridden by one Grant Cooksley, still good enough to kick home a major winner last weekend.
Spectacular jumper, but his most spectacular moment was at the second of the stand double at Riccarton when he put his front legs through the fence just above the sighter board and sent Baggy into orbit.
The $500,000 bonus offered in the TVV Capital Iroquois Cheltenham Challenge is expected to be on the line at this year's Calvin Houghland Irorquois Hurdle Stakes May 13.
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