Al Boum Photo won the Gold Cup at Cheltenham in which Kemboy was an early faller, but he gained his revenge at Punchestown when partnered by Ruby Walsh – after which the legendary jockey promptly retired.
The Grade One Matheson Hurdle a day later has attracted 12 entries, but among them is the exciting unbeaten novice Envoi Allen.
There are 19 entered for the Paddy’s Rewards Club ‘Loyalty’s Dead, Live For Rewards’ Chase over two miles including last year’s winner Simply Ned.
Battleoverdoyen, Samcro and Faugheen are among the leading lights in the Neville Hotels Novice Chase over three miles, while Laurina and Fakir D’oudairies are the stars among 16 in the Racing Post Novice Chase over two miles.
The race could also see the first clash between Honeysuckle and Benie Des Dieux.