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Townend has a Morgiana Dream

Posted: 12th November 2019
Townend has a Morgiana Dream   Champion trainer Willie Mullins boasts a strong hand in his quest to extend his remarkable record in the Grade 1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown with three-time Grade 1 winning novice, Klassical Dream spearheading his representation.     Mullins has held off all rivals in the last eight renewals of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mullins Lands Unibet Morgiana Hurdle With Surprise Package

Posted: 18th November 2018
Mullins Lands Unibet Morgiana Hurdle With Surprise Package   Willie Mullins made it eight wins on the bounce in today’s Grade 1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown but not in the order that many expected as Sharjah shocked his odds on stablemate Faugheen.  The defections of Supasundae and Samcro owing to the ground left this […]