O'Neill Going For Kerry National Repeat

Tue 12th Sep 2017, 12:45

Lisa O'Neill and 2016 winner Wrath Of Titans
©Healy Racing Photos
Lisa O'Neill has strong claims of landing back to back Guinness Kerry Nationals as she again teams up with Gigginstown House Stud and Gordon Elliott in tomorrow's Festival highlight at Listowel.

O'Neill partners the in-form Potters Point as she bids to win the prestigious contest for the second year in a row.

Davy Russell, successful on Potters Point last time out, rides the higher weighted A Toi Phil for the same connections tomorrow.

A Toi Phil is one of seven runners that also took part in last month's Tote sponsored Galway Plate. This group includes Ruby Walsh's mount Arbre De Vie and the top weight Lord Scoundrel which was in contention when falling at the second last fence in this race twelve months ago.

Sunday's Listowel winner Kylecrue runs under a five pounds penalty as he goes in search of course victory number five.

There are two British runners, Templestatefloresco for Colin Tizzard and Viva Steve from the yard of Fergal O'Brien

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Aidan O'Brien's Order Of St George has once again been handed top weight for the Emirates Melbourne Cup.

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