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Glens Melody Hands Mullins Festival Four-Timer As Annie Power Falls

Tuesday 10th March 2015

Glens Melody was a narrow winner of the David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle, as she handed Willie Mullins a fabulous festival four-timer with a battling victory over Polly Peachum, but the race will long be remembered for Annie Power's fall at the final flight of hurdles when comfortably clear of her rivals in what was a sensational finish to the Grade 1 race.

With the Mullins, Walsh combination having already notched a hat-trick earlier on the card with Douvan, Un De Sceaux and Faugheen all storming to glory, Annie Power was sent off a heavily-backed 1/2 favourite for this race as she looked to hand the bookmakers another Prestbury Park bashing in the Mares' Hurdle.

She breezed through the race just stalking the front few and when the aforementioned Walsh elected to send her to the front, she duly eased to take up the running and subsequently kicked a couple lengths clear of her stablemate Glens Melody.

Walsh steadied the highly acclaimed mare at the final flight, but she guessed at her obstacle and clipped the top bar which caused Walsh to take a crashing fall and it was then left to Glens Melody and the staying on Polly Peachum to fight it out up the run-in.

The latter appeared to get her head in front as they approached the finishing line, but with the rail to help her Glens Melody found a little bit extra for Paul Townend to win by a head and hand Mullins his fourth win of the day in what were sensational scenes.

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