Al Boum Photo delivers a first Cheltenham Gold Cup for Willie Mullins as Lisgoold jockey, Paul Townend takes centre stage


Friday was a historic day which saw Willie Mullins with his first Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, with Lisgoold jockey, Paul Townend riding Al Boum Photo to victory.

Mullins has been denied victory in the Gold Cup with six second-placed finishes but experienced glory with jockey Paul Townend on board as Al Boum Photo won with two and a half lengths to spare at 12-1.

Read more in this week’s Midleton & District News.