Cow time is cow time, no matter who calls,” Niall Flynn explains after earlier requesting a call back as he headed out to the day job.

The Waterford owner-breeder is surrounded by women, mares and cattle but he wouldn’t have it any other way and he says he’ll die a happy man after Colreevy became the first product since Meladon in 1977 to come out of his family’s Five Naughts Stud and win at the Cheltenham Festival.