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Dream Week Continues for Mullins & Townend. Power Announces Retirement.

Posted: 28th April 2022
Dream week continues for Mullins-Townend axis as Robbie Power announces retirement   Paul Townend is not only on his way to being crowned champion jockey in Ireland once again but he is doing so at an incredible 36 per cent strike rate which was helped today by the victory of Klassical Dream in the Ladbrokes […]

Super Mum Julie Caulfield Wins Day Three Bollinger Best Dressed

Posted: 28th April 2022
Super mum Julie Caulfield wins the Bollinger Best Dressed Lady competition at Punchestown Today!   The Bollinger Best Dressed Lady Competition winner on Day three of the Punchestown Festival was Julie Caulfield from Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford. The new mum wowed the Bollinger Style Council just 10 weeks after she welcomed baby Sorcha into the […]

Mullins Continues To Lord It At Punchestown

Posted: 28th April 2022
Mullins continues to Lord it at Punchestown It really has been a dream week for Willie Mullins and Paul Townend. The Grade 1 races just keep coming for Ireland’s respective champion trainer and jockey as Blue Lord got up in the shadows of the post to deny Couer Sublime in the Barberstown Castle Novice Chase. […]

Paisley Park Team Relishing Punchestown Visit

Posted: 26th April 2022
Paisley Park and Aidan Coleman will face seven rivals in the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown on Thursday Paisley Park team relishing Punchestown visit The select British challenge at the 2022 Punchestown Festival is one that oozes quality and that is further emphasised by Emma Lavelle sending stable star Paisley Park to County Kildare […]

The Great Comeback Festival of 2022 – Day 1

Posted: 26th April 2022
It’s been a while. Too long, but good times are back with a bang today at Punchestown! The Punchestown Festival, one of Ireland’s favourite social and sporting events returned today and it certainly did not disappoint. Here are some of today’s highlights; Racing Gordon Elliott had a four timer Party Central, Mighty Potter, Felix Desjy […]

Punchestown Returns with The Great Comeback Festival

Posted: 25th April 2022
Punchestown Returns with The Great Comeback Festival Tuesday 26th to Saturday 30th April. *Advance ticket sales up 80% * Hospitality Sold Out * 2020 Price Freeze * *Big Business – 50 event sponsors & 800 companies involved * *UK attendance increase despite Brexit in the interim* Punchestown racecourse returns with The Great Comeback Festival from […]

Nine Runners Go For Gold in Wednesday’s Showpiece

Posted: 25th April 2022
Nine Runners go for Punchestown Gold in Wednesday’s Showpiece Declarations Here  A field of nine runners, all of whom are Grade 1 winners and with a total of 26 Grade 1 races won between them, will fight it out for Wednesday’s Ladbrokes Punchestown Gold Cup. Last year’s winner Clan Des Obeaux, who is partly owned […]

We are Sweet on Honeysuckle in Paddy Power

Posted: 25th April 2022
Racing Heavyweight Honeysuckle ready to wow packed Punchestown grandstands   On the eve of Katie Taylor putting her unbeaten record on the line in the boxing ring, jump racing’s heavyweight Honeysuckle is back in Town for the Paddy Power Champion Hurdle and has an unbeaten record of her own to extend.  In a career that began […]

Chac Attack As Day One Decs Go Live.

Posted: 24th April 2022
Energumene and Chacun Pour Soi go head-to-head once more in William Hill Champion Chase Sir Gerhard and Bob Olinger also feature on day one of the Punchestown Festival    The five-day Punchestown Festival will begin with a feature race to savour as stable companions Energumene and Chacun Pour Soi lock horns in the Grade 1 […]

Entries Info Days 1, 2 and 3.

Posted: 22nd April 2022
The Great Comeback is full of great racing as entries for opening three days of Punchestown Festival are revealed WATCH PATRICK MULLINS CHAT THROUGH CLOSUTTON CONTENDERS HERE   The 2022 Punchestown Festival is being billed as ‘The Great Comeback’ as the grandstands are set to fill up to witness Ireland’s biggest racing meeting for the first […]