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  • First Lieutenant (IRE)

  • Age: 10 (Foaled April 15th, 2005)
  • Sex: Chestnut Gelding
  • Breeding: Presenting - Fourstargale (IRE) (Fourstars Allstar (USA))
  • Trainer: M F Morris
  • Owner: Gigginstown House Stud

News Clippings

Nina Carberry to ride in Grand National

March 31st, 2015

Nina Carberry will have another chance at becoming the first woman to ride the Crabbie's Grand National winner at Aintree next month.

First Lieutenant on course for Crabbie's Grand National

March 20th, 2015

First Lieutenant remains on course for next month's Crabbie's Grand National despite suffering an odds-on reverse at Thurles on Thursday.

Grand National hope First Lieutenant finished last of the three finishers at Thurles

March 19th, 2015

First Lieutenant finished last of the three finishers on his return to timber behind Rolly Baby in the Thurles Racecourse Hurdle.

Grand National date for Lieutenant

February 16th, 2015

First Lieutenant is in line for the Crabbie's Grand National after ultimately trailing home in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown.

Morris pair to miss Murphy Chase

November 13th, 2014

Mouse Morris says both First Lieutenant and Rogue Angel will miss the Murphy Group Handicap Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday.

First Lieutenant runs at Down Royal rather than Charlie Hall Chase

October 29th, 2014

First Lieutenant will sidestep Saturday's Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby and instead line up in the JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal on the same afternoon.

First Lieutenant eyes Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby

October 23rd, 2014

First Lieutenant is likely to make his seasonal reappearance in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on Saturday week.

Last Instalment and First Lieutenant in Gold Cup contention

March 11th, 2014

Last Instalment and First Lieutenant will both be declared for Friday's Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup, according to Gigginstown House Stud's racing manager Eddie O'Leary.

Ground key to Mouse Morris' Cheltenham big guns

February 21st, 2014

Trainer Mouse Morris faces several late calls over the targets for his main Cheltenham Festival contenders.

First Lieutenant's Cheltenham Festival target open

February 12th, 2014

First Lieutenant's Cheltenham Festival target is likely to be dictated by the ground.

Hennessy possible for Lieutenant

January 2nd, 2014

Mouse Morris will consider the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown on February 9 for First Lieutenant following the gelding's fine effort in the Lexus Chase.

Lexus aim for Lieutenant

December 1st, 2013

First Lieutenant is set to head straight for the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown following his disappointing display at Down Royal.

Betfair Chase target for First Lieutenant

November 4th, 2013

First Lieutenant could try to get his season back on track in the Betfair Chase at Haydock later this month.

The JNwine.com Champion Chase for First Lieutenant

October 21st, 2013

The JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal is the likely next port of call for First Lieutenant after he was beaten on his seasonal reappearance at Punchestown last week.

First Lieutenant ready for return at Punchestown

October 6th, 2013

Trainer Mouse Morris has identified the Star Best For Racing Coverage Chase at Punchestown later this month as a potential starting point for First Lieutenant.

Sir Des Champs and First Lieutenant on target to clash at Punchestown

April 11th, 2013

Sir Des Champs and First Lieutenant are both set to represent Gigginstown House Stud in the Bet Online With The Tote.com Punchestown Gold Cup on April 24.

First Lieutenant takes the Bowl

April 4th, 2013

First Lieutenant (7/2) just got the better of Menorah (14/1) in a thrilling renewal of the Betfred Bowl at Aintree.

Mouse Morris is making plans for his trio of Cheltenham Festival runners

March 17th, 2013

Mouse Morris is pleased to report his Cheltenham Festival runners have arrived home in good shape after all three filled the runner-up spot in their respective races.

First Lieutenant Cheltenham Festival options are still open

March 7th, 2013

Mouse Morris insists it is "50-50" whether First Lieutenant contests the Ryanair Chase or the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup at next week's Festival.

Sir Des Champs and First Lieutenant remain on target for the Cheltenham Festival

December 31st, 2012

Connections of Sir Des Champs retain hope he will be a major player in this season's Cheltenham Gold Cup following his staying-on fourth in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown last week.