Winning return for Ruby Walsh at Thurles

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Winning return for Ruby Walsh at Thurles

Ruby Walsh

Kildare jockey Ruby Walsh, made a winning return to racing at Thurles, this afternoon, when winning the Thurles.ie Maiden Hurdle decisively on the Willie Mullins trained Lareena.

The 11/8 favourite won comfortably from Awayinthewest (6/4) and Rough Night at 16/1.

It was Ruby’s first ride since breaking a leg at Punchestown back in November.

The champion jockey has stated he may ride at the weekend before travelling over to the Cheltenham Festival, beginning on Tuesday.