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Punchestown

  • 17:30 Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup 3m 1f

  • (Grade 1) €200,000 added 5yo+ 9 ran
  • Winner €120,000 2nd €38,000 3rd €18,000 4th €6,000
  • Going: Good to Yielding
  • Surface: Turf
    Weighed In
  • Winning time: 6m 22.40s
  • Off time: 17:31:59

Mullins duo on Gold trail

Last Updated: 28/04/14 12:28pm

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On His Own (left): Will contest the Punchestown Gold Cup

On His Own (left): Will contest the Punchestown Gold Cup

Willie Mullins' pair of On His Own and Boston Bob top a list of 10 declared runners for Wednesday's Punchestown Gold Cup.

On His Own was last seen finishing a short-head second to Lord Windermere in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, while Boston Bob struck gold in the two-and-a-half-mile Melling Chase at Aintree earlier this month.

Ruby Walsh has opted to partner Boston Bob, with Paul Townend aboard On His Own, having ridden the horse to claim the Thyestes Chase earlier in the season.

First Lieutenant disappointed when only fourth in the Betfred Bowl at Aintree and he will be sporting blinkers for the first time as trainer Mouse Morris tries to recapture the horse's best form.

Nicky Henderson's Long Run fell in the Crabbie's Grand National but he returns to regulation fences for the Group One in which he finished second last term.

Alan King's Medermit is the other British-trained representative in a race that also features Argocat, Foildubh, Lyreen Legend and Noble Prince.

Morning Assembly is also amongst the declarations, although he is due to run in Tuesday's Growise Champion Novices Chase.

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