Richard Johnson: Cheltenham impressions and frustrations [H&H VIP]

As was feared going into Cheltenham, Willie Mullins proved hard to beat.

I thought Faugheen was outstanding and for Mullins to have a one-two-three in the Champion Hurdle was an incredible training feat.

Vautour was also extremely impressive in the JLT Novices’ Chase and I think there’s more to come in future. His travelling and jumping was breathtaking — I think even Ruby was pleasantly surprised. You rarely see a horse jump