Being Cheltenham time of the year and being forced to do pretty much whatever Paddy Power tells us to do, we thought ‘what better way to humour our egomaniacal boss while talking to the best jumps jockey in the business about the Festival?’
To resolve that particular dilemma, we threw them in a room, locked it gave Paddy a load of questions (and orders not to take off his pants) and told him to point his piehole in the general direction of renowned straight talker, Ruby Walsh and see what happened.
And it worked! We got some really good Cheltenham information while at the same time making life awkward for Ruby to the point where he pulled weird faces like the one you see in the above picture.
So, if you want to hear Ruby’s view on Faugheen, Douvan and Taylor Swift’s chances of ever finding love, then watch away. If not, sorry – you’ll just have to shake it off.