Yorkhill makes a winning debut over hurdles at Punchestown Image by www.healyracing.ie

Yorkhill makes a winning debut over hurdles at Punchestown
Image by www.healyracing.ie

Willie Mullins has confirmed Yorkhill will take his chance in Saturday’s 32Red Tolworth Novices’ Hurdle at Sandown.

The winner of a point-to-point and two bumpers, the son of Presenting made an impressive start to his career over hurdles at Punchestown at the start of December and is set to go off favourite for this weekend’s Grade One feature.

The champion trainer will be doubly represented in the 32Red.com Mares’ Hurdle on the same card, with Gitane Du Berlais and Petite Parisienne joining Yorkhill on the trip across the Irish Sea.

Mullins said: “Yorkhill, Gitane De Berlais and Petite Parisienne will all run at Sandown, with Ruby (Walsh) riding two of them and Bryan (Cooper) on Petite Parisienne