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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 […]

Punchestown Entries Put The Great In The Great Comeback Festival

Posted: 11th April 2022
Equine Greats lead the way at the Punchestown Festival in The Great Comeback HoneyHill clash, Clan Des Obeaux title defence & Galopin Des Champs/Bob Olinger rematch just some of the treats in store A stupendous catalogue of some of jump racing’s most lustrous talents feature as the entries for the Punchestown Festival’s 12 Grade 1 […]

“For me Punchestown is home” – Ruby Comes Home.

Posted: 4th April 2022
There’s No Place Like Home – Ruby Walsh Joins the Punchestown Team Champion Ruby Walsh To Champion Punchestown As the much anticipated 2022 Punchestown Festival approaches the racecourse today announced Ruby Walsh as Punchestown Brand Champion in a move that will see the 12 time champion jockey officially champion the home of Irish jump racing. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]