GIVEN that with each passing year, and the advent of Artificial Intelligence, and we are led to believe that us journalists are becoming less of a requirement – I decided I’d ask an AI site if one William P Mullins could be described as a great horse trainer.

The answer came rapidly: “Willie Mullins has become one of the most dominant names in training. His unwavering commitment to excellence has reshaped the landscape of Irish horse racing. He has influenced generations of horse racing enthusiasts and professionals. In summary, Wilie Mullins is not only a good trainer but a legendary figure in the equestrian world leaving an enduring impact on the sport.”