RACING

Posted: 30th September 2018

FESTIVAL RACE PROGRAMME

There are a total of  40 races run at the Punchestown Festival including 12 Grade 1 contests. 

Tuesday 27 April - William Hill Champion Chase Day - View Entries HERE

Race 1 -  3.40pm: **New Festival Race** The Punchestown Novice Handicap Hurdle of €20,000 2 Miles 100 Yards

Race 2 - 4.15pm: The eCOMM Merchant Solutions Champion Novice Hurdle of €100,000 (Grade 1) 2 Miles 100 Yards

Race 3 - 4.50pm: The Killashee Hotel Handicap Hurdle of €50,000 (Grade B) 2 Miles 100 Yards

Race 4 -  5.25pm: The William Hill Champion Steeplechase (registered the Drogheda) of €250,000 (Grade 1) 2 Miles

Race 5 - 5.55pm: The Goffs Land Rover Bumper of €100,000 2 Miles 100 Yards – Race Closed

Race 6 - 6.30pm: The Dooley Insurance Group Champion Novice Steeplechase of €100,000 (Grade 1) 3 Miles 120 Yards

Race 7 - 7pm: The Kildare Hunt Club Fr. Sean Breen Memorial Cross Country Steeplechase for the Ladies Perpetual Cup of €15,000 (Bank Course) 3 Miles 1 Furlong

Race 8 - 7.35pm: The Punchestown Flat Race of €15,000 2 Miles 100 Yards

Wednesday 28 April - Ladbrokes Gold Cup Day - View Entries HERE

Race 1 - 3.40pm: The Adare Manor Opportunity Series Final Handicap Hurdle of €30,000 (95-123) 2 Miles 5 Furlongs (Conditional Riders)

Race 2 - 4.15pm: The Connolly’s Red Mills Irish EBF Auction Hurdle Series Final of €75,000 2 Miles 4 Furlongs

Race 3 - 4.50pm:The Louis Fitzgerald Hotel Hurdle of €20,000 2 Miles 4 Furlongs

Race 4 - 5.20pm: The Irish Mirror (War of Attrition) Novice Hurdle (Grade 1) of €100,000 3 Miles

Race 5 - 5.55pm: The Ladbrokes Punchestown Gold Cup of €250,000 (Grade 1) 3 Miles 120 Yards

Race 6 - 6.30pm: The ITM – Supporting Irish Store Sales Champion I.N.H Flat Race of €100,000 (Grade 1) for The Conyngham Cup 2 Miles 70 Yards

Race 7 - 7.00pm: The Guinness Handicap Steeplechase of €80,000 (Grade A) 2 Miles 4 Furlongs

Race 8 - 7.35pm: The Weatherbys GSB Irish EBF Mares Flat Race of €50,000 2miles 70 Yards (Grade 3) (Registered the Liss A Paoraigh)

Thursday 29 April - Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle Day - View Entries HERE

Race 1 - 3.40pm: The Specialist Joinery Group Handicap Hurdle of €30,000 (Rated 88-123) 2 Miles 40 Yards

Race 2 - 4.15pm: The Pigsback.com Handicap Steeplechase of €50,000 2 Miles (Grade B) (Registered Black Hills)

Race 3 - 4.50pm: The Mongey Communications La Touche Cup Cross Country race of €30,000 (Bank Course) 4 Miles 2 Furlongs

Race 4 - 5.25pm: The Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle of €250,000 (Grade 1) 3 Miles (Registered the Tipperkevin)

Race 5 - 6.00pm: The Conway Piling Handicap Hurdle of €50,000 3 Miles (Grade B) (Registered the Ballymore Eustace)

Race 6 - 6.35pm: The Ryanair Novice Steeplechase of €115,000 (registered the Colliers) (Grade 1) 2 Miles

Race 7 - 7.05pm: The Punchestown Mares Novice Hurdle of €30,000 (Listed) (Registered the Shawiya) 2 Miles 40 Yards

Race 8: 7.35pm: The Grant Thornton (C&G) Flat Race of €11,000 2 Miles 40 Yards

Friday 30 April - Paddy Power Champion Hurdle Day - View Entries HERE

Race 1 - 3.40pm: The Paddy Power Hunters Steeplechase for the Bishopscourt Cup of €10,000 (Bush Fence Course) 2 Miles 4 Furlongs

Race 2 - 4.15pm: The EMS Copiers Novice Handicap Steeplechase of €80,000 (Grade A) 2 Miles 5 Furlongs

Race 3 - 4.50pm: The Hanlon Concrete Irish EBF (Registered the Glencarrig Lady Francis Flood) Mares Handicap Steeplechase of €60,000 2 Miles 5 Furlongs (Grade B)

Race 4 - 5.25pm: The Paddy Power Champion Hurdle of €250,000 (Grade 1) 2 Miles

Race 5 - 6.00pm: The Alanna Homes Champion Novice Hurdle (Grade 1) of €100,000 (Registered the Tickell) 2 Miles 4 Furlongs

Race 6 - 6.35pm: The Irish Daily Star Champion Hunters Steeplechase of €25,000 3 Miles 120 Yards

Race 7 - 7.05pm: The SalesSense International Novice Hurdle of €20,000 2 Miles

Race 8 - 7.35pm: The Avison Young INH Flat Race of €10,000 2 Miles 2 Furlongs

Saturday 1 May - Ballymore Festival Family Day  - View Entries HERE

Race 1 - 2.15pm: The Dooley Insurance Group WFA Cross Country Steeplechase of €14,000 over the Bank Course 3 Miles 1 Furlong

Race 2 - 2.50pm: The Punchestown Handicap Steeplechase of €40,000 (Rated 0-145) 3 Miles 7 Furlongs

Race 3 - 3.20pm: The Coolmore Kew Gardens Irish EBF Annie Power Mares Champion Hurdle of €120,000 (Grade 1) 2 Miles 4 Furlongs

Race 4 - 4.00pm: The Ballymore Champion Four Year Old Hurdle of €100,000 (Grade 1) 2 Miles

Race 5 - 4.30pm: The Palmerstown House Pat Taaffe Handicap Steeplechase of €50,000 (Grade B) 3 Miles 120 Yards (Rated 0-150)

Race 6 - 5.05pm: The Punchestown Handicap Hurdle of €100,000 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (Grade B)

Race 7 - 5.40pm: **New Festival Race** The Punchestown Mares Handicap Hurdle of €20,000 2 Miles 4 Furlongs

Race 8 - 6.10pm: The Punchestown (Pro Am) Flat Race of €10,000 2 Miles

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