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Minimum of fuss for Mullins and Walsh in Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase

Posted: 10th December 2018
Minimum of fuss for Mullins and Walsh in Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase   Champion trainer Willie Mullins won the Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown for a fifth time on Sunday as Min shrugged off the challenge of Shattered Love and Balko Des Flos. Ridden to victory by Ruby Walsh, Min […]

Fabulous five for John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown

Posted: 7th December 2018
Fabulous five for John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown Sunday’s 20th running of the Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown will be an early festive treat for racegoers with a select field of five individual Grade 1 winners set to go to post. Gordon Elliott is eyeing a second victory in the prestigious […]

Presenting Percy among elite entries for Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown

Posted: 4th December 2018
Presenting Percy among elite entries for Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown Some of Ireland’s leading chasers are bound for Punchestown this Sunday for the 20th running of the Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase as top level action returns to the home of Irish jump racing. A quality list of 19 entries […]

Mullins Lands Unibet Morgiana Hurdle With Surprise Package

Posted: 18th November 2018
Mullins Lands Unibet Morgiana Hurdle With Surprise Package   Willie Mullins made it eight wins on the bounce in today’s Grade 1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown but not in the order that many expected as Sharjah shocked his odds on stablemate Faugheen.  The defections of Supasundae and Samcro owing to the ground left this […]

Mullins Gets Revs Up With Punchestown Double

Posted: 17th November 2018
Mullins Gets Revs Up With Punchestown Double Voix Du Reve produced a career best effort while maintaining his 100 per cent unbeaten record over fences in the Betway Craddockstown Novice Chase at Punchestown on Saturday. Champion trainer Willie Mullins enjoyed a big race double at the Kildare track with the high class Stormy Ireland later […]

Hurdling Heavyweights Ready for Unibet Morgiana Hurdle Showdown

Posted: 16th November 2018
Hurdling Heavyweights Ready for Unibet Morgiana Hurdle Showdown Ireland’s hurdling heavyweights Faugheen, Samcro and Supasundae have all been declared to run in Sunday’s Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.  A thrilling renewal has attracted a quality field of six runners for the €100,000 Grade 1 contest with 2018 Punchestown Champion Hurdle winner Supasundae looking to pick […]

Samcro out to end Mullins dominance in Unibet Morgiana Hurdle

Posted: 13th November 2018
Samcro out to end Mullins dominance in Unibet Morgiana Hurdle The Gordon Elliott-trained Samcro will aim to end Willie Mullins’ stranglehold in the €100,000 Grade 1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown on Sunday. The Punchestown Winter Festival will see Grade 1 action return to the home of Irish jump racing and Mullins has left in […]

Betway Extend Irish Racing Support with Punchestown Deal

Posted: 8th November 2018
Betway Extend Irish Racing Support with Punchestown Deal Thursday 8th November 2018 – Punchestown Racecourse today announced that leading online betting and casino company Betway have joined the sponsorship ranks at the home of Irish jump racing. The Grade 2 Betway Craddockstown Novice Steeplechase will be the feature race on the opening day of the […]

Unibet Renew Morgiana Deal with Prize Fund Boost to €100,000

Posted: 25th October 2018
Prize fund increased from €85,000 to €100,000 Punchestown Champion Hurdle Winner Supasundae Targets Unibet Morgiana for Season Debut   Punchestown Racecourse today announced that Unibet has renewed its sponsorship of the Unibet Morgiana Hurdle in a valuable deal that will see a significant prize fund increase from €85,000 to €100,000. The G1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle […]

Faugheen back with a bang

Posted: 25th September 2018
Highlights footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Upv5FKTJQCg&feature=youtu.be Attendance Figures: 2018 – 20,204 2017 – 19,072 Up 1,132   Overall attendance so far: 2018 – 58,459 2017 – 58,124 Up 335   The Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle Winner: Faugheen Trained by Willie Mullins Ridden by: David Mullins Owned by: Mrs. S Ricci Listen to Rich Ricci’s reaction courtesy of Mike Vince […]