TG4 TO SCREEN 2017 PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL PREVIEW
TG4 will screen a 30-minute preview of the Punchestown Irish National Hunt Racing Festival on Saturday night, 22nd April at 7.15pm with a repeat on Monday evening, 24th April at 7.30pm. It will also be available on the TG4 player and catch-up services. The preview will have features on Jessica Harrington, Rachael Blackmore, Nicky Henderson and on the battle for the Irish trainers championship between Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins.
Denis Kirwan presents the magazine style preview, with analysis from Donn McClean. Hayley O’Connor from Ladbrokes provides the betting view. The preview programme is produced by Touchline Media, who have produced racing festival preview programmes for the past decade.
“The Punchestown Festival is one of the highlights of the Irish sporting and social calendar and TG4 are delighted to provide racing fans with a look ahead to one of the biggest racing occasions of the year” said Rónán O’Coisdealbha, Head of Sport, TG4.
For further information contact:
Denis Kirwan, Touchline Media 087-2701070
Rónán O’Coisdealbha, Head of Sport, TG4 087-2472841