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It’s On – Envoi Allen On His Way To Punchestown

Posted: 15th January 2021
Rising star Envoi Allen heads a final field of six in Sunday’s Sky Bet Killiney Novice Chase at Punchestown (12.50). The unbeaten seven-year-old has yet to taste defeat in his 10-race career and is two from two over fences this season following a faultless start to a novice chasing campaign. A winner of the Grade […]

Power’s Dream To Pack A Punch

Posted: 4th December 2020
Power’s Dream To Pack A Punch The Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase will bring some early festive cheer to the winning connections of Sunday’s €80,000 feature at the County Kildare venue.  A race which boasts a roll of honour including household names such as Florida Pearl, Beef Of Salmon, Flemenstar, and Cheltenham Gold […]

2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled

Posted: 1st April 2020
2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled Punchestown Racecourse today confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Punchestown Festival which was scheduled to take place from Tuesday 28th April to Saturday 2nd May. Following consultation with Horse Racing Ireland and the relevant statutory bodies the Punchestown Festival has been cancelled in response to the ongoing threat to public health […]

Take A Stroll on Osprey Avenue at Punchestown 2020

Posted: 5th March 2020
Osprey Hotel Continue Punchestown Festival Partnership and Entertainment Programme With just eight weeks to go to the 2020 Punchestown Festival the racecourse team are excited to continue our association with official accommodation partner Osprey Hotel.  Launched at the 2019 festival, the centre piece of the partnership, Osprey Avenue, is back for the 2020 event taking […]

Vista in Good Health for Punchestown Festival

Posted: 2nd March 2020
The family run flagship Vista Primary Care medical facility joins sponsorship ranks at home of Irish jump racing Monday 2nd March 2020 – With just eight weeks to go to the 2020 Punchestown Festival the home of Irish jump racing today welcomed Vista Primary Care to the sponsorship ranks at Ireland’s premier national hunt fixture.  […]

Today’s (9th February) meeting rescheduled to Tuesday 11th Feb

Posted: 9th February 2020
Following 26mm of rain overnight and a further 27mm since 8am this morning racing at Punchestown has been cancelled today 9th February. The meeting is now scheduled to take place on Tuesday 11th February.  For information on ticket and hospitality arrangements please contact 00 353 45 897704 or email info@punchestown.com 

All Bets Are Off As The Gents Enter The Bollinger Best Dressed At Punchestown

Posted: 5th February 2020
Bollinger, sponsor of the Best Dressed Competition at the Punchestown Festival in April has announced a most exciting change of format to the high-profile event for 2020. The Bollinger Best Dressed Competition will not only include the most fashionable ladies from all across the country this year but also the most stylish gents will now […]

O’Loughlin Aiming High At Punchestown This Weekend

Posted: 5th February 2020
Young trainer Gearoid O’Loughlin is gearing up for a potentially big day at Punchestown on Sunday where he will field strong contenders for both of the day’s main events with Space Cadet set to represent him in the featured €100,000 BoyleSports Grand National Trial Handicap Chase.  Space Cadet is among 23 entries for the three […]

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 […]