Day three of Punchestown Festival

first_imgThe Willie Mullins-trained 6-year-old will be looking to follow-up his successes at Cheltenham and Aintree and continue his nine-race unbeaten career when he lines-up in the Ryanair Novice Chase at twenty-to-seven.The first off today is at 3.40. After an upset in yesterday’s Gold Cup, there’s three strong contenders for today’s feature.“Alpha Des Obeaux”, “Shaneshill” and “Diamond King” will all have their supporters when they line-out for the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at half-past five.However, the feature is in danger of being overshadowed by the presence of the brilliant “Douvan” in today’s other Grade One race.last_img