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Dooley Insurance Elevate to Grade One Status at Punchestown

Posted: 19th April 2019
Dooley Insurance Elevate to Grade One Status at Punchestown Punchestown racecourse today announced the exciting news that Dooley Insurance Group have further enhanced their support of the Punchestown Festival in a deal that will see the Naas based firm elevate to grade one sponsorship status. The €100,000 Dooley Insurance Group Champion Novice chase is one […]

Style Refresh for 2019 Punchestown Festival

Posted: 19th April 2019
Style Refresh for 2019 Punchestown Festival Introducing The Bollinger Style Quarter at Punchestown Pose and post to win a magnum of Bollinger Mission upgrade for Bollinger Best Dressed Prize The Punchestown Festival, a social and sporting highlight of the Irish calendar takes place from Tuesday 30th April to Saturday 4th of May at Punchestown Racecourse, […]

Santa is Gearing up for the Punchestown Festival According to McLoughlin

Posted: 18th April 2019
Santa is Gearing up for the Punchestown Festival According to McLoughlin   Dermot McLoughlin is hoping that all his Christmases will come at the Punchestown Festival as he prepares Santa Rossa for the Grade 1 Racing Post Champion Bumper.  Already a Grade 2 winner this season, Santa Rossa was beaten less than four lengths at […]

Cheltenham winner City Island all set to go to ‘Town for Brassil and Mulryan  

Posted: 18th April 2019
Cheltenham winner City Island all set to go to ‘Town for Brassil and Mulryan     Curragh-based trainer Martin Brassil is assembling a select team for the Punchestown Festival with City Island on course for the Grade 1 Alanna Homes Champion Novice Hurdle on the penultimate day of the Irish National Hunt season.  City Island […]

Nicky Henderson and Colin Tizzard among Trainers eyeing up a slice of Punchestown’s Record Prize Money

Posted: 12th April 2019
Nicky Henderson and Colin Tizzard among Trainers eyeing up a slice of Punchestown’s Record Prize Money   Punchestown on Buveur D’air’s radar as Elliott considers options with Apple’s Jade and Samcro     Apple’s Jade and Samcro are among the names to have the option of both the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle on the third […]

Punchestown Festival Attracts the Very Best In Ireland as Al Boum Photo Prepares for Gold Cup Double 

Posted: 11th April 2019
Punchestown Festival Attracts the Very Best In Ireland as Al Boum Photo Prepares for Gold Cup Double    Quality mix of household names like Douvan, Un De Sceaux and Al Boum Photo join Ireland’s leading novices among top class entries for the Punchestown Festival    Al Boum Photo, the horse that finally gave Willie Mullins his […]

The Name’s Dressed…. ‘Bollinger Best Dressed’

Posted: 8th March 2019
The Name’s Dressed…. ‘Bollinger Best Dressed’ Punchestown Announce Details of 2019 Best Dressed Lady    The winner of this year’s Bollinger Best Dressed Lady award at the Punchestown Festival will partake in an elite mission as details of the prize are released by the racecourse. The overall winner of the coveted style competition will attend […]

Take a Stroll on Osprey Avenue at Punchestown 2019

Posted: 4th March 2019
Take a Stroll on Osprey Avenue at Punchestown 2019   Osprey Hotel announce Punchestown Festival partnership and entertainment programme    With just eight weeks to go to the 2019 Punchestown Festival the racecourse team are excited to welcome new sponsor Osprey Hotel to the home of Irish jump racing. The centre piece of the partnership, […]

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 […]