Close Brothers Announces First Irish Sponsorship at Punchestown

Punchestown Racecourse has announced the news that Close Brothers, the leading UK merchant bank, is to join the sponsor ranks at the home of Irish Jump racing in what will be their first sponsorship deal in Ireland. The commercial partnership will see the banking group sponsor the Close Brothers Mares Listed Novice Hurdle on the […]

Fabulous Further Entries Announced for Punchestown

  – Cheltenham Grade 1 winners Farclas, Footpad, Penhill and Samcro all in mix   – Star mares Apple’s Jade and La Bague Roi bidding to bounce back   The countdown is underway for the 2018 Punchestown Festival following today’s publication of the Grade 1 entries for the meeting’s final three days.   The Festival […]

Top Jumping Names Head to Punchestown Festival – Entries Released

Cheltenham feature race winners Samcro, Altior and Balko Des Flos among superb entries for opening two days   Fabulous Grade 1 entries are revealed today for the opening two days of Ireland’s National Hunt showpiece, the 2018 Punchestown Festival.   Staged over five days from Tuesday, April 24 to Saturday, April 28, this year’s Festival boasts massive prize […]