Stamina Thursday of the Punchestown Festival is a real crowd pleaser!

A great day’s racing was had by all at the Punchestown Festival on Thursdahy as crowds thronged to the Kildare venue for day three of the action-packed five-day festival! Attendance: 2019 20,756 2018 20,204 Difference +552 Racing Highlights: The Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle Won in great style by English raider Unowhatimeanharry trained by Harry Fry […]

Day 2 – That’s a wrap as Willie Mullins edges in front in the Champion Trainer Title Race training 6 of the 7 winners on today’s card

The Champion Trainers Tiltle Race has taken a turn this evening with Willie Mullins training a remarkable 6 of the 7 races at Punchestown today. This saw him steal the lead on Gordon Elliott by less than 50,000 and with just 3 days to go before the curtain come down on the 2018 National Hunt […]

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 […]

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 […]