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Punchestown Returns with The Great Comeback Festival

Posted: 25th April 2022
Punchestown Returns with The Great Comeback Festival Tuesday 26th to Saturday 30th April. *Advance ticket sales up 80% * Hospitality Sold Out * 2020 Price Freeze * *Big Business – 50 event sponsors & 800 companies involved * *UK attendance increase despite Brexit in the interim* Punchestown racecourse returns with The Great Comeback Festival from […]

Entries Info Days 1, 2 and 3.

Posted: 22nd April 2022
The Great Comeback is full of great racing as entries for opening three days of Punchestown Festival are revealed WATCH PATRICK MULLINS CHAT THROUGH CLOSUTTON CONTENDERS HERE   The 2022 Punchestown Festival is being billed as ‘The Great Comeback’ as the grandstands are set to fill up to witness Ireland’s biggest racing meeting for the first […]

Like father, Like Son – Patrick Mullins Interview

Posted: 22nd April 2022
Like father, like son – Mullins Jnr wants more at “Ireland’s biggest festival” Patrick runs the rule on big guns bound for Punchestown   **WATCH FULL INTERVIEW CHAT HERE** When it comes to an insatiable appetite for success, the apple did not fall far from the Willie Mullins tree when it comes to his son, […]

Barberstown Castle Join Forces with Punchestown and The Curragh

Posted: 22nd March 2022
Tuesday 22nd March 2022 – Barberstown Castle was today unveiled as a major player on the Irish hotel and sporting hospitality scene with the announcement of a dual racecourse sponsorship that will see the county Kildare venue feature at both Punchestown, the home of Irish jump racing and The Curragh, home of Irish Flat racing. […]

Ballymore Back as Family Day Sponsor at the Punchestown Festival 

Posted: 21st January 2020
Punchestown racecourse today (21st January 2020) made the major announcement that Ballymore have returned as title sponsors of the final day of Ireland’s most prestigious jump racing festival. The Ballymore Festival Family day will take place on Saturday 2nd May 2020 and concludes not only the Punchestown Festival but the Irish jump racing season itself. […]

What a Weekend in Store for Punchestown Winter Festival!

Posted: 5th November 2019
What a Weekend in Store for Punchestown Winter Festival!   Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November Brilliant racing. Live Music. Great Food & Bar Options Children under 14 Race For Free **BOOK TICKETS** The stars of the Irish racing will be out in force as the jump season ramps up for the 2019 Punchestown Winter […]

Punchestown Winter Festival Warms Up with Thanks to Naas Oil

Posted: 5th November 2019
Punchestown Winter Festival Warms Up with Thanks to Naas Oil   South Leinster’s leading oil company, Naas Oil, will make their Irish racing sponsorship debut at the upcoming Punchestown Winter Festival Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November. The €14,000 Naas Oil Beginners Steeplechase over two miles and four furlongs will take place on the opening […]

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, […]

Benie Bids to Go Back to Back as Punchestown Festival Bids Adieu to The Irish National Hunt Season 

Posted: 4th May 2019
Benie Bids to Go Back to Back as Punchestown Festival Bids Adieu to The Irish National Hunt Season    The 2019 Punchestown Festival draws to a close on Saturday afternoon with another eight race card and two more Grade 1 races down for decision.  Champion trainer Willie Mullins will be hoping to end the season with […]

Harry Reels in The Years and Mullins Reels in The Winners

Posted: 3rd May 2019
Harry Reels in The Years and Mullins Reels in The Winners   A back to form Unowhatimeanharry sprang a 16/1 surprise in the €300,000 Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown yesterday evening. The Harry Fry-trained eleven-year-old claimed a famous victory in this race in 2017 but a few of his recent runs suggested that his […]