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Clean sweep for Gigginstown in the BoyleSports Grand National Trial

Posted: 10th February 2019
Clean sweep for Gigginstown in the BoyleSports Grand National Trial   For the second year in succession Gordon Elliott struck gold in the €100,000 BoyleSports Grand National Trial Handicap Chase as a back to form Dounikos claimed the big race of the day at Punchestown.  Elliott fielded five runners in his quest to follow up Folsom […]

Shark is on the Hunt for Punchestown Riches with Kilkishen 

Posted: 8th February 2019
Shark is on the Hunt for Punchestown Riches with Kilkishen    Trainer Gordon Elliott is mob-handed in Sunday’s €100,000 BoyleSports Grand National Trial with Grade 1 winner Don Poli heading a competitive field which also includes last year’s Irish Grand National winner General Principle.     The Grand National winning trainer has declared six of the 17 runners […]

Grand ambitions to be realised in BoyleSports National Trial at Punchestown

Posted: 5th February 2019
Grand ambitions to be realised in BoyleSports National Trial at Punchestown Free entry for the BoyleSports Irish Grand National to winner of Sunday’s feature contest   A total of 40 horses remain in the €100,000 BoyleSports National Trial Handicap Chase at Punchestown this Sunday with the winner of the feature race gaining a free entry into the Irish […]

€75,000 RED MILLS Irish EBF Auction Series Final Announced for Punchestown Festival

Posted: 22nd January 2019
  €75,000 RED MILLS Irish EBF Auction Series Final Announced for Punchestown Festival   RED MILLS Irish EBF Auction Hurdle Series Final Will take place on Gold Cup Day at the Punchestown Festival   Irish European Breeders’ Fund and Connolly’s RED MILLS today announced that the €75,000 Auction Hurdle Series Final will take place on […]

Felix Desjy gives Elliott first win in Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle

Posted: 13th January 2019
Felix Desjy gives Elliott first win in Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle   Gordon Elliott won the Grade 2 Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle for the first time on Sunday as Felix Desjy made all the running to win impressively and book his place at the Cheltenham Festival in March.  Felix Desjy was […]

Promising Novices Set To Shine At Punchestown

Posted: 11th January 2019
Promising Novices Set To Shine At Punchestown   The promising duo of Harrie and Buildmeupbuttercup will bid to continue the Willie Mullins domination of the Grade 2 Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown on Sunday.  Cheltenham Festival winner Douvan, Vautour and Mikael D’Haguenet were among the seven previous winners that Mullins has sent […]

Elliott launches strong assault on Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown

Posted: 8th January 2019
Elliott launches strong assault on Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown   Gordon Elliott will be hoping to unearth a genuine Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle contender this weekend as he is responsible for eight of the 14 entries for the Grade 2 Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle which headlines the first meeting of […]

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 […]