Facile Vega pulled off a late swoop to win the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at Cheltenham Festival


Facile Vega pulled off a late swoop past American Mike in the final stages to win the Weatherbys Champion Bumper race on day two of Cheltenham Festival

  • Facile Vega sealed the win in the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at Cheltenham
  • The final race of day two was delayed due to wet and muddy ground conditions
  • The winner swooped past American Mike in the dying stages of the race

Facile Vega sealed the win in the Weatherbys Champion Bumper race on day two of Cheltenham Festival.

There was a slight delay to the start of the race as jockeys were shown a different route to avoid some of the worst ground – due to the wet and muddy weather conditions.

Willie Mullins says they were worried about the landing area of the hurdles, which he says is over-cautious. 

Facile Vega sealed the win in the Weatherbys Champion Bumper race on day two of  Cheltenham Festival

Facile Vega sealed the win in the Weatherbys Champion Bumper race on day two of  Cheltenham Festival

He has six of the top eight runners in the market.

More to follow.

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