There was much jubilation among Longford punters this afternoon as Philip Reynolds’ owned ‘Presenting Percy’, with jockey Davy Russell on board and trained by Patrick Kelly, triumphed in the Pertemps Final at Cheltenham.
It was the second year in-a-row for Reynolds’, along with Russell and Kelly to savour success in the race.
Last year, the Longford businessman and son of former Taoiseach, the late Albert Reynolds, also landed the Pertemps Final at with ‘Mall Dini’.
Presenting Percy powered to a three and three-quarter length victory at 11-1 from Fergal O'Brien's Barney Dwan, with the other Irish fancy - Gordon Elliott's Jury Duty - third and Alan King's 66-1 shot The Tourard Man fourth.
Six-year-old ‘Presenting Percy’ was last seen winning a handicap at Fairyhouse by three and a quarter lengths.