Apple’s Jade shortens for Mares’ Hurdle after Ricci retires Vroum Vroum Mag
Apple’s Jade, potentially the final leg of a short-priced four-timer on the first day of the Cheltenham Festival, contracted further in the betting for the Mares’ Hurdle on Wednesday following the news Vroum Vroum Mag, the 8-1 fourth-favourite, has been retired after failing to convince Willie Mullins she would do herself justice.
Vroum Vroum Mag won the Mares’ Hurdle in 2016 and finished a close second behind Apple’s Jade 12 months ago and was once described by Mullins as the versatile “supersub” in his team as she could compete at a high level over hurdles and in chases.
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