February 2017

February 2017

Mullins ponders Champion Hurdle bid for Limini

Posted: 24th February 2017
Punchestown News: Mullins ponders Champion Hurdle bid for Limini Posted: 24th Feb 2017 Limini (pink hat): could go for Champion Hurdle or OLBG Mares’ Hurdle   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)   Limini in the mix for the Champion Hurdle  By Peter Scargill7:00PM 24 FEB 2017  LIMINI could be called in to represent Willie Mullins in the […]

Apples Jade and Limini Set for Punchestown Battle

Posted: 21st February 2017
Punchestown News: Apples Jade and Limini Set for Punchestown Battle Posted: 21st Feb 2017 Triple Grade 1 winner Apple’s Jade and the Cheltenham Festival winner Limini will clash in a mouthwatering renewal of Wednesday’s Quevega Hurdle at Punchestown.  Champion trainer Willie Mullins has declared Limini for her first start of the season and he will […]

Coral to Sponsor Punchestown Gold Cup

Posted: 14th February 2017
Punchestown News: Coral Announced as Punchestown Gold Cup Sponsor Posted: 14th Feb 2017 Coral Announced as Punchestown Gold Cup Sponsor Punchestown racecourse today announced that leading bookmaker Coral are to be the new sponsors of the Punchestown Gold Cup in a deal that will see the prize fund increasing by €50,000 to a total of […]

One Track Mind to miss Stayers’ Hurdle for Punchestown

Posted: 13th February 2017
Punchestown News: One Track Mind to miss Stayers’ Hurdle for Punchestown Posted: 13th Feb 2017 One Track Mind (left): a general 20-1 chance for Sun Bet Stayers’ Hurdle   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos   One Track Mind to miss Stayers’ for Punchestown  By Peter Scargill 8:37AM 13 FEB 2017  ONE Track Mind will bypass next month’s […]

Bollinger Best Dressed Lady 2017

Posted: 10th February 2017
Punchestown News: Bollinger Best Dressed Lady 2017 Posted: 10th Feb 2017 Bollinger Champagne to Sponsor ‘Best Dressed Lady’ at The Punchestown Festival 2017   Bollinger Champagne has been announced as sponsor of the Best Dressed Lady competition at the 2017 Punchestown Festival. The social and sporting highlight of the Irish calendar takes place from Tuesday […]

The Sunday Briefing: latest going and market movers

Posted: 5th February 2017
Punchestown News: The Sunday Briefing: latest going and market movers Posted: 5th Feb 2017 Musselburgh: track stages second day of Cheltenham trials meeting   PICTURE: John Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)   The Sunday Briefing: latest going and betting  By Bruce Jackson 9:07AM 5 FEB 2017  IS 13 going to be unlucky? That is the question for today’s star […]

Douvan canters to routine Tied Cottage Chase success

Posted: 5th February 2017
Punchestown News: Douvan canters to routine Tied Cottage Chase success Posted: 5th Feb 2017 Douvan and Ruby Walsh clear another fence in effortless style   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)   Douvan canters to routine Tied Cottage win  By Peter Scargill 3:07PM 5 FEB 2017  Report: Punchestown, Sunday Boylesports Tied Cottage Chase (Grade 2) 2m, 5yo+ JOB […]

Sensational Douvan heads to Punchestown

Posted: 3rd February 2017
Punchestown News: Sensational Douvan heads to Punchestown Posted: 3rd Feb 2017 Ireland’s highest rated chaser Douvan will be the star on show at Punchestown on Sunday when the eight time Grade 1 winner lines up in the Boylesports Tied Cottage Chase.  The seven-year-old is unbeaten in all 12 of his races for trainer Willie Mullins […]

Mouse Looking for a Smashing Weekend

Posted: 3rd February 2017
Punchestown News: Mouse Looking for a Smashing Weekend Posted: 3rd Feb 2017 A field of four runners, headed by the superstar Douvan, will line up for Sunday’s Grade 2 Boylesports Tied Cottage Chase at Punchestown with the odds on Queen Mother Champion Chase favourite looking to extend his marvellous winning sequence to 13.  Douvan is […]