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The Big Dog is back in Town for the Hollywoodbets Grand National Trial Birthday Bonus bash

Posted: 11th February 2022
Trainer Peter Fahey has big plans for The Big Dog as the nine-year-old returns to Punchestown on Sunday looking for back-to-back successes in the Hollywoodbets Grand National Trial. A field of 13 runners go to post for Sunday’s €90,000 feature on what is a fascinating day of racing at the Kildare venue.  The Big Dog […]

What’s The Story – Restrictions Update 24 January

Posted: 25th January 2022
Capacity restrictions for outdoor events have been removed, therefore racecourses can return to pre-Covid capacity levels. Digital Covid Certificates are no longer required for access to indoor food and beverage facilities. Contact tracing is no longer required (i.e. through the racecourse ticketing system or IHRB App) for attendees. Bookmakers rings may return to pre-Covid capacity […]

de Bromhead Seeking to Defuse Dynamo in Sky Bet

Posted: 11th January 2022
De Bromhead seeking to defuse Dynamo in Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Hurdle Champion trainer Willie Mullins once again holds a strong hand in the Grade 2 Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown this weekend with the unbeaten pair of Dysart Dynamo and Hawai Game headlining the seven entries. A recognised trial for the […]

Hollywoodbets Add Star Quality With Punchestown Sponsorship

Posted: 10th January 2022
Star Quality at Punchestown as Hollywoodbets Announce Sponsorship   On Monday 17th January 2022 Punchestown racecourse will welcome leading South African sports betting operator Hollywoodbets to the sponsorship line up at the home of Irish jump racing. The arrangement will see Punchestown partner with Hollywoodbets in a ten race sponsorship split between two fixtures on […]

Punchestown Join Forces with Rewards4Racing

Posted: 14th December 2021
Punchestown, Galway, Navan, Cork, Fairyhouse, Leopardstown and Tipperary Punchestown along with Galway, Cork and Horse Racing Ireland’s (HRI) racecourse division racecourses today announced a partnership with Rewards4Racing to offer a dedicated loyalty programme for Irish racegoers – Rewards4Racing.ie Now in its eleventh year and with over a million members, Rewards4Racing, the award-winning rewards programme for […]

What A Year. What a Racing Yearbook.

Posted: 1st December 2021
More and More – glass ceilings never stood a chance with Rachael Blackmore €1500 worth of FREE admission tickets to nearly 80 race meetings Some play the game, some change it. March 2021 was the first Cheltenham in 20 years that there wasn’t the usual gang of champs in the weigh room. Geraghty had joined […]

Job Vacancies – Punchestown 2021

Posted: 1st December 2021
Work In Town Punchestown….we may be biased but some might say #WhereChampionsWork We have two positions to fill and are currently seeking to recruit a Sales Executive and Event & Operations Executive to join our dynamic team at Punchestown Racecourse. We are just about to head into our busy period in the lead-up to the […]

John Durkan Chase Heats Up Winter Racing

Posted: 30th November 2021
Envoi Allen to take on Mullins brigade as winter heats up at Punchestown for the Grade 1 John Durkan Chase BOOK TICKETS HERE Trainer Henry de Bromhead has confirmed that Envoi Allen will return to Grade 1 company at Punchestown on Sunday for what is gearing up to be a vintage renewal of the John […]

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Posted: 29th November 2021
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Unibet Morgiana – Young Guns V Proven Champs

Posted: 12th November 2021
Majestic Unibet Morgiana in store at Punchestown as previous winners take on young brigade Willie Mullins will attempt to regain the Grade 1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown on Sunday as the champion trainer saddles two of the five-strong field for the €100,000 opening Grade 1 hurdle of the season. Mullins has declared 2018 winner […]