Bar One Bar None On Festival Saturday at Punchestown
Thursday 22 April 2021 - Punchestown racecourse are delighted to welcome one of Ireland’s leading independent bookmakers as sponsor of the BARONERACING.COM Handicap Hurdle on the concluding day of next weeks festival running from Tuesday 27th April to Saturday 1st May.
The €100,000 two and a half mile BARONERACING.COM Handicap Hurdle is the latest addition to the Louth based company’s extensive sponsorship portfolio throughout Irish racing and secures the position as official bookmaking partner for festival Saturday at Punchestown.
Champion trainer Willie Mullins will bid for a fourth consecutive win in the valuable contest with the diverse 2019 winner Mr. Adjudicator following up his Punchestown Festival win with a Grade 2 hurdle victory in Auteuil, France and win on the flat at the Galway Festival.
Barney O’Hare, Bar One Racing company Director, said, “Bar One Racing are delighted to be partnering with Punchestown for the first time. The Punchestown Festival is a huge week from a business perspective and we expect turnover to soar with Irish racing on the crest of a wave at present. It will be fascinating to see can the Cheltenham heroes back up their successes at Punchestown. It will be a super week of sport and I look forward to a fiercely competitive BARONERACING.COM handicap hurdle on day five."
Punchestown CEO Conor O’Neill welcomed the announcement, “Barney O’Hare and his Bar One Racing team are huge supporters of Irish racing so it is our pleasure to welcome them to Punchestown for this years festival. The concluding day is a fitting finale for not only the most prestigious jump racing festival in the country but also for the entire jump racing season. I think it’s fair to say we all look forward to being part of an event that marks what was an landmark time in Irish sport. We really look forward to working alongside a home grown dynamic customer focused company like Bar One Racing”.
The BARONERACING.COM Handicap Hurdle will go to post at 5.05pm on the final day of the 2021 Punchestown Festival which runs from Tuesday 27th April to Saturday 1st May. Going at the home of Irish jump racing is Good to Yielding on the chase, hurdle and bumper courses with watering on-going.
Both RTE and Racing TV will broadcast the festival live from Punchestown each day. Get involved on Punchestown Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Visit www.punchestown.com