SPORT: 3 GRADE ONE RACES AT PUNCHESTOWN TODAY
Punchestown continues today with another 3 grade one races on the card.
The first is away at twenty to four.
The feature is the 200,000 euro Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup at 5.30
First Lieutenant was third in the race last year and he will be popular with punters under man of the moment Barry Geraghty who won the Irish Grand National on Shut the front door.
There is a two-pronged British challenge with former Gold Cup winner Long Run and Alan King’s Medermit bidding to bring the prize across the water.