Joncol claims Irish Hennessy

RACING: Joncol handed jockey Alain Cawley the biggest success of his career by storming home to win the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown.

The Paul Nolan-trained seven-year-old producing a stirring finish to beat Ruby Walsh’s charge Cooldine by a neck in a thrilling finish.

Schindler’s Hunt looked to pose the biggest threat but a mistake at the last allowed Joncol to power home