A TOP jockey's mug has been plastered across Laytown beach ahead of racing on Tuesday… but who is it?
Punters have been left scratching their heads, comparing it to the infamous Cristiano Ronaldo and even suggesting it looks like Russian tyrant Joseph Stalin.
The man in question is actually Tote ambassador Danny Mullins, son of highly successful trainers Tony Mullins and Mags Mullins.
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He's the nephew of Ireland's best jumps trainer Willie Mullins and will head over to Laytown for one ride.
The artwork was done by Sean Corcoran and took him six hours to complete.
He said: "I only take on commissions which I believe I can get behind. Like many people in Ireland, I have a connection to racing.
"My daughter is an apprentice jockey and rides out for Ken Condon and Joseph O’Brien. Once she’d confirmed that Danny was a great guy we got cracking on those trademark curls.
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"I'm delighted to be able to create this portrait just in time for the prestigious Laytown Races”.
Laytown is perhaps the most unique meeting of the season, as it's hosted on a beach.
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It's a seven-furlong straight track and racing takes place just once a year, with crowds of around 5,000 flocking to see it.
Mullins is down to ride in the 7f claiming race and was set to be joined by jumps colleagues Rachael Blackmore, Paul Townend and JJ Slevin.
However, interestingly, he has actually ditched the fixture to ride Marvel Star in the 3.30 at Worcester.
Back to Laytown, though, and it's Blackmore who looks to have the best chance in the race on Ayr winner Clarinbridge.
The memorial, which Mullins may not see given he's in England, will be washed away after racing.
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