2021 Punchestown Gold Cup Odds - Minella Indo 5/4 to complete big-race double
- We take a look through the betting for the 2021 Punchestown Gold Cup
- This Grade One headlines the card on day two of the Punchestown Festival on Wednesday 28th April
- 11 horses have been entered into this Grade One
- Minella Indo is the 5/4 favourite with Ladbrokes
Minella Indo (centre) after beating Al Boum Photo in the Gold Cup. (Getty)
The second day of racing at the Punchestown Festival is headlined by the Punchestown Gold Cup. This Grade One was added to the Festival schedule in 1999, and it's been won by legends like Beef Or Salmon, Kicking King and Carlingford Lough.
11 chasers have been entered in this year's feature at Punchestown, and it's the Cheltenham Gold Cup hero who dominates the market.
2021 Punchestown Gold Cup Odds
|Al Boum Photo||11/4|
*Odds taken from Ladbrokes on 20/4/21*
2021 Punchestown Gold Cup Entries
Minella Indo2021 Punchestown Gold Cup FavouriteGET 5/4 HERE
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Under a brilliant ride from Jack Kennedy, Minella Indo jumped his rivals into submission at Cheltenham, powering clear of A Plus Tard up the hill to hand Henry De Bromhead his first Cheltenham Gold Cup win.
Al Boum Photo could only finish third on his quest to become a three-time Gold Cup winner. Willie Mullins' star sits second behind Minella Indo in the Punchestown betting, with Ladbrokes listing the favourite as at 5/4.
Kemboy could only finish ninth at Cheltenham, but the 2019 Punchestown Gold Cup winner will relish the return to Ireland. Willie Mullins has also handed entries to Melon, Allaho and Easy Game.
Fakir D'Oudairies could step back up to three miles, having secured an emphatic win in the Melling Chase last time out. The Storyteller could run in his fifth Grade One this season. Court Maid, Tiger Roll and Notebook also feature in the Punchestown Festival betting.