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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Minimum of fuss for Mullins and Walsh in Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase

Posted: 10th December 2018
Minimum of fuss for Mullins and Walsh in Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase   Champion trainer Willie Mullins won the Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown for a fifth time on Sunday as Min shrugged off the challenge of Shattered Love and Balko Des Flos. Ridden to victory by Ruby Walsh, Min […]

Fabulous five for John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown

Posted: 7th December 2018
Fabulous five for John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown Sunday’s 20th running of the Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown will be an early festive treat for racegoers with a select field of five individual Grade 1 winners set to go to post. Gordon Elliott is eyeing a second victory in the prestigious […]