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Supasundae Aiming to Light Up Yet Another Friday at Punchestown 

Posted: 2nd May 2019
Supasundae Aiming to Light Up Yet Another Friday at Punchestown    The dual Champion Hurdle winner Buveur D’Air, last year’s winner Supasundae and the brilliant mare Apple’s Jade head a stellar cast for the Grade 1 BETDAQ Punchestown Hurdle on Friday.  Gordon Elliott has yet to win this race but is hoping Apple’s Jade can […]

Day two highlights from Coral Punchestown Gold Cup day at the Festival!

Posted: 1st May 2019
An emotional Ruby Walsh announced his retirement with immediate effect following his win in the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup. Ruby who turns 40 next month has enjoyed an incredible career spanning two decades, riding many memorable winners at The Punchestown Festival such as, Hurricane Fly, Quevega, Kauto Star, Annie Power and Douvan to mention but […]

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 […]