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Ballymore Back as Family Day Sponsor at the Punchestown Festival 

Posted: 21st January 2020
Punchestown racecourse today (21st January 2020) made the major announcement that Ballymore have returned as title sponsors of the final day of Ireland’s most prestigious jump racing festival. The Ballymore Festival Family day will take place on Saturday 2nd May 2020 and concludes not only the Punchestown Festival but the Irish jump racing season itself. […]

Two Will Do for O’Brien in Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown

Posted: 10th January 2020
Book Tickets Here Trainer Joseph O’Brien will be hoping to add his name to the Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle roll of honour for the first time with two fascinating runners in the Grade 2 contest at Punchestown this Sunday.  Meticulous, who was second to the unbeaten Envoi Allen in a Grade 2 bumper […]

Elliott Hoping To Weave His Magic In Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle

Posted: 7th January 2020
Book Tickets Here The Grade 1 winning Abacadabras heads the entries for Sunday’s Grade 2 Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Hurdle at Punchestown as Gordon Elliott looks to add another high class novice race to his tally this season. Elliott holds a strong hand at the five-day entry stage for Punchestown’s renowned Supreme Novices Hurdle trial […]

Min Presented With A Stern Test In The John Durkan 

Posted: 6th December 2019
   BOOK TICKETS HERE  First race to post 12.20pm. Admission €15, €10 seniors/students and under 14 years free Last year’s winner Min heads a tremendous nine-strong field for the Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase which is the centrepiece of a high-class card at the home of Irish Jump Racing on Sunday.    Twelve […]

Planning a trip from the UK to Punchestown?

Posted: 5th December 2019
  Click here to view our UK Visitor Guide for the 2020 Punchestown Festival. The Punchestown Festival continues to grow in popularity with British racing fans and we are delighted to welcome so many each year. A trip from the UK to Punchestown is really good value, hassle free and great fun. This visitor guide […]

Grade 1 Winners Galore Go Forward For John Durkan Glory 

Posted: 3rd December 2019
Grade 1 Winners Galore Go Forward For John Durkan Glory  Book Tickets Here Gold Cup runner-up Anibale Fly could kick start his season in Sunday’s Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown as 14 horses have stood their ground following the latest forfeit stage.   Last year’s winner Min is one of five possible […]

Ladbrokes Commitment to Irish Racing Is Good As Gold

Posted: 26th November 2019
Ladbrokes Commitment to Irish Racing Is Good As Gold Presenting the 2020 Punchestown Gold Cup   One of the highlights of the Irish jump racing calendar will take place under a new banner for 2020 as the Ladbrokes Punchestown Gold Cup sponsorship announcement was made today, Tuesday 26th November 2019.     This year the €300,000 […]

John Durkan Memorial Chase Strength In Numbers with 17 Grade 1 winners among early entries 

Posted: 20th November 2019
Book Tickets Or Race & Dine Package Here The John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown has attracted a combined total of 49 Grade 1 winners with 17 individual horses to have won at the top level among a stellar list of 23 entries for the feature race on Sunday, 8th December.    Cheltenham Gold Cup winner […]

Mullins aims for Cloud 9 in Grade 1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle

Posted: 15th November 2019
 BOOK WINTER FESTIVAL TICKETS HERE  First Race Saturday 16th @ 12.15. First Race Sunday @ 12.05. Admission €15, €10 seniors/students and under 14 years free    Mullins aims for Cloud 9 in Grade 1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle Willie Mullins will launch a three-pronged attack on the Grade 1 Unibet Morigana Hurdle with Klassical Dream, Sharjah and Saldier […]

Townend has a Morgiana Dream

Posted: 12th November 2019
Townend has a Morgiana Dream   Champion trainer Willie Mullins boasts a strong hand in his quest to extend his remarkable record in the Grade 1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown with three-time Grade 1 winning novice, Klassical Dream spearheading his representation.     Mullins has held off all rivals in the last eight renewals of […]