The runner up performance in the Cheltenham Gold Cup proved to me that Sir Des Champs was peaking as the National Hunt season came to a close. That has been the case for a few horses whose season was disrupted by the bad weather and meetings being abandoned.
Today, at Punchestown, Sir Des Champ won for members at odds of 15-8 or 2-1.
Despite a gutsy effort in second from Long Run, Davey Russell drove one of my favourite horses to a victory that went down very well in Ireland. Watch the climax to the race here
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