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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 […]

Punchestown Attracts Record Attendance as Henderson Caps a Memorable Week

Posted: 4th May 2019
Punchestown Attracts Record Attendance as Henderson Caps a Memorable Week   In front of a record attendance of 37,206 on Saturday, a fine Punchestown Festival for the English contingent continued as Fusil Raffles gave Nicky Henderson a second Grade 1 victory in as many days in the AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle.    Fusil Raffles, […]

Brits Who D’air Win at The Punchestown Festival as Three Feature Races Go for Export on Day Four 

Posted: 3rd May 2019
Brits Who D’air Win at The Punchestown Festival as Three Feature Races Go for Export on Day Four    The brilliant Buveur D’Air bounced back to his best with victory in the BETDAQ Punchestown Champion Hurdle which headed a brilliant day for English horses on the penultimate day of the Punchestown Festival.   The dual Champion […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]