The prize for either of the British runners inflicting a first defeat on Honeysuckle has grown substantially, after a pledge by the sponsors.
Connections of Epatante and Goshen will scoop an extra £87,000 if they can topple the winner of 11 races in the Paddy Power Champion Hurdle at Punchestown on Friday.
That is on top of the first place money of £131,000 – which makes it the richest hurdle in Ireland.
Epatante finished third, nine-and-a-half lengths behind mighty mare Honeysuckle at the Cheltenham Festival, a race in which Goshen trailed home eighth after he hung across the track.
Paddys Power's bonus comes just weeks after Irish runners won 23 of the 28 races at the high class, four-day meeting.
But there has been light at the end of the tunnel for the British-trained horses, as Clan Des Obeaux, a thoroughbred part-owned by Sir Alex Ferguson, took the Ladbrokes Punchestown Gold Cup.
Then Dorset-based Anthony Honeyball saddled Sully D'Oc Aa to win the Pigsback.com Handicap Chase.
Honeysuckle is the firm's 4-7 favourite for Friday's race with Epatante priced at 9-2 and Goshen a 10-1 chance.
Spokesperson Paddy Power said: "In for a penny, in for one hundred thousand pounds.
"I'm firmly hoping the Irish superstars can do the business on Friday otherwise it's going to be a miserable bank holiday weekend for my accountant.
"Epatante and Goshen have the chance to take the shirt from my back and €100k (£87,000) from my pocket."
The bookmaker is also offering money back as a free bet on all losing stakes if a UK-trained horse is successful.
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