Paul Townend

Paul Townend previews his weekend rides at Navan and Leopardstown

| 05.03.2021

I only have the one tomorrow at Navan and it will be on Manitopark Aa (14.13) who seems to be improving with every run. The mare that beat her in Fairyhouse went on and won again so hopefully this will be the day. I don’t think she needs to show an awful lot of improvement to be there or thereabouts. Sunday I have four rides at Leopardstown where the first is Fly Smart (14.10). He hasn’t been seen... more...

Paul Townend previews his Sunday rides at the Dublin Racing Festival

| 05.02.2021

It’s another busy day with seven rides, all for the Willie Mullins stable. I’ve chosen Dysart Diamond (13.10) in the first race. She was a good winner in Leopardstown over Christmas. She has gone up 11lb for that, which isn’t ideal, but she wore a tongue tie for the first time that day and it seemed to do the trick. Maybe she has a little bit more improvement. It’s a huge field with Henry and Rach... more...