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Ruby waves goodbye and brings the curtain down on a fabulous career following emotional success in the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup aboard Kemboy

Posted: 1st May 2019
Ruby waves goodbye and brings the curtain down on a fabulous career following emotional success in the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup aboard Kemboy Incredible scenes at Punchestown as the twelve time champion jockey announces immediate retirement    Ruby Walsh brought his amazing, incomparable and ground breaking career to a close at Punchestown this evening after partnering […]

Skelton looking forward to Grade 1 challenge with Aux Ptits Soins

Posted: 1st May 2019
Skelton looking forward to Grade 1 challenge with Aux Ptits Soins Apple’s Jade, Benie Des Dieux and Laurina all stand their ground for Mares Champion Hurlde on Saturday   Aux Ptits Soins will bid to give Dan Skelton a first Punchestown Festival success when he lines up in the Grade 1 Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle on […]

The Punchestown Festival is off to a cracking start!

Posted: 30th April 2019
The Punchestown Festival is off to a cracking start! Even the rain couldn’t dampen spirits at the Punchestown Festival on Day One today and with weather set to pick up for the rest of the week, things are looking good for a really exciting and busy week at the County Kildare venue.   Attendance: 2019 […]

Clash of titans is on as Al Boum Photo, Kemboy and Bellshill all go to war in the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup

Posted: 29th April 2019
Clash of titans is on as Al Boum Photo, Kemboy and Bellshill all go to war in the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup Supa’ stars to clash on Friday as Harrington’s stable star Supasundae prepares to take on dual Champion Hurdle winner Buveur D’air following latest forfeit stage   Punchestown is set for one of the […]

The Stage is Set for A Super Punchestown Festival

Posted: 29th April 2019
The Stage is Set for A Super Punchestown Festival One of Ireland’s favourite social and sporting events, the Punchestown Festival, gets underway tomorrow Tuesday 30th April and runs until Saturday 4th May. Over 125,000 people are expected to attend the action packed event to enjoy top class racing, vibrant social scene and soak up the […]

Mullins Rolls Out The Big Guns as Punchestown Festival Prepares to Begin With a Bang 

Posted: 28th April 2019
Mullins Rolls Out The Big Guns as Punchestown Festival Prepares to Begin With a Bang    Min and last year’s winner Un De Sceaux head the field for the Grade 1 BoylesSports Champion Chase following the feature race declarations for the opening day of the Punchestown Festival.  Willie Mullins is responsible for three of the six […]

Punchestown Look to The Future as Exciting Track Development Plans Are Unveiled

Posted: 26th April 2019
Punchestown Look to The Future as Exciting Track Development Plans Are Unveiled   With just days to the launch of the 2019 Punchestown Festival the racecourse today announced exciting plans for a major track development project. This development will see the 2018 Racecourse of the Year  widen the finishing straight by ca. 35 metres, extend […]

Conway Piling Drive Home Sponsorship Deal at Punchestown

Posted: 25th April 2019
Conway Piling Drive Home Sponsorship Deal at Punchestown Conway Piling are the latest Kildare company to join the sponsorship ranks for the 2019 Punchestown Festival that will kick off in just over a weeks time. The €60,000 Conway Piling Handicap Hurdle will be run over three miles on the third day of the event, Thursday […]

Al Boum Photo and Kemboy set for Punchestown showdown  in Coral Punchestown Gold Cup

Posted: 25th April 2019
Al Boum Photo and Kemboy set for Punchestown showdown  in Coral Punchestown Gold Cup Full entries revealed for opening three days of the 2019 Punchestown Festival including the Grade 1 Racing Post Champion Bumper   The two highest rated National Hunt horses in Ireland, Al Boum Photo and Kemboy, are due to lock horns in […]

Mongey Communications to Sponsor Historic La Touche Cup at Punchestown

Posted: 22nd April 2019
Mongey Communications to Sponsor Historic La Touche Cup at Punchestown   Punchestown Racecourse today announced that Mongey Communications are to sponsor the prestigious La Touche Cup cross country race on day three of the 2019 Punchestown Festival, Thursday 2nd May. The Mongey Communications La Touche Cross Country Steeplechase is widely considered to be one of […]