Tubber jockey Derek O Connor has an eye catching ride this evening on the second day of the Punchestown festival.
He’s aboard the Willie Mullins-trained Kilcruit at the Champion Bumper, who will again lock horns with Sir Gerhard following their battle at Cheltenham when the latter came out on top.
O Connor will be hoping to put a crashing fall on You Cannot Be Serious yesterday behind him, as he’ll also climb aboard the Denise Foster-trained Glan in the Mares Bumper on the card.
Elsewhere, Willie Mullins is represented by favourite ‘Al Boum Photo’ in today’s feature, the Gold Cup.
The big race goes to post at 5.55.
Paul Townend leads Rachael Blackmore by 5 in the jockeys title race.
In all, there are 8 races on the card at the Kildare track with the first off at 3.40.