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Hurricane Fly Joins

Hurricane Fly Joins

12th Mar 2016

Champion hurdler Hurricane Fly joins the Irish National Stud’s ‘Living Legends’ team alongside Beef Or Salmon, Hardy Eustace, Kicking King, Moscow Flyer and Rite Of Passage.

Hurricane Fly, the son of Montjeu, was foaled at the Irish National Stud. He was bred to be a flat horse and raced and won on the flat in France. When he returned to Ireland in 2008, he went into training with Willie Mullins and won his first maiden hurdle at Punchestown. He went on to win 24 of his 32 start over hurdles, including 22 Grade 1 races which is why he is considered one of the greatest hurdlers of all time.

22 Grade 1 wins include:

Jan 15 – Irish Champion Hurdle, Leopardstown
Dec 14 – Ryanair Hurdle, Leopardstown
Nov 14 – Morgiana Hurdle, Punchestown
Jan 14 – Irish Champion Hurdle, Leopardstown
Dec 13 – Ryanair Hurdle, Leopardstown
Nov 13 – Morgiana Hurdle, Punchestown
Apr 13 – Champion Hurdle, Punchestown
Mar13 – Champion Hurdle, Cheltenham
Jan 13 – Irish Champion Hurdle, Leopardstown
Dec 12 – Festival Hurdle, Leopardstown
Nov 12 – Morgiana Hurdle, Punchestown
Apr 12 – Champion Hurdle, Punchestown
Jan 12 – Irish Champion Hurdle, Leopardstown
May 11 – Champion Hurdle, Punchestown
Mar 11 – Champion Hurdle, Cheltenham
Jan 11 – Irish Champion Hurdle, Leopardstown
Dec 10 – Festival Hurdle, Leopardstown
Dec 10 – Hattons Grace Hurdle, Fairyhouse
Apr 10 – Champion Hurdle, Punchestown
Apr 09 – Champion Novice Hurdle, Punchestown
Dec 08 – Champion Novice Hurdle, Leopardstown
Nov 08 – Novice Hurdle, Fairyhouse

The Irish National Stud is delighted to have Hurricane Fly join the ‘Living Legends’ team. The ‘Living Legends’ are a great feature of our visitor experience where their heroic exploits on the track are recounted to thousands of visitors from around the globe each year.

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