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Lisa O’Neill records remarkable double with Potters Point win in Listowel | Sport

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Lisa O’Neill, whose success on Wrath Of Titans in last season’s Guinness Kerry National at Listowel was her first win over fences under Rules, recorded a remarkable double on Wednesday when she took the feature event at the Listowel Festival for the second year running, this time aboard the 8-1 chance Potters Point.

O’Neill, an amateur jockey who works in a variety of roles at Gordon Elliott’s stable in County Meath, also won the JT McNamara National Hunt Challenge Cup at the Cheltenham Festival in March aboard the 2014 Triumph Hurdle winner, Tiger Roll. After her latest big-race success, she has won a total of four races over fences, including two which were worth €103,000 (£93,000) to the winner and another with a first prize of £72,000.

Potters Point was one of three runners in the field from the Elliott stable, a team that included A Toi Phil, the 7-1 joint-favourite with leading professional Davy Russell in the saddle. Russell’s mount finished down the field,…



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