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#Punchestown

# punchestown - Monday 1 March, 2021

Four-timer for Elliott at Punchestown as controversy over photo continues
# Gordon Elliott
# Gordon Elliott

Four-timer for Elliott at Punchestown as controversy over photo continues

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 6:02 PM 9,888 Views 3 Comments

The trainer has had two winners at today’s Punchestown meeting.

# punchestown - Sunday 14 February, 2021

The Big Dog strikes chasing gold in Grand National Trial
# Woof
# Woof

The Big Dog strikes chasing gold in Grand National Trial

Feb 14th 2021, 6:03 PM 2,611 Views 2 Comments

Fahey runner scores maiden fences win in Punchestown feature.

# punchestown - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Envoi Allen continues his relentless march as Dreal Deal points McNally towards Cheltenham
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Envoi Allen continues his relentless march as Dreal Deal points McNally towards Cheltenham

Jan 17th 2021, 2:30 PM 2,622 Views 2 Comments

Asterion Forlonge crashes out at the first in eagerly-anticipated Punchestown clash.

# punchestown - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Bachasson lands Punchestown double to cap Willie Mullins’ sensational Christmas
# Bach To Business
# Bach To Business

Bachasson lands Punchestown double to cap Willie Mullins’ sensational Christmas

Dec 31st 2020, 3:43 PM 4,574 Views 0 Comments

Grey strikes again in Punchestown’s New Year’s Eve feature.

# punchestown - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Mighty Min leads home a one-two-three for Willie Mullins at Punchestown
# Min The Merciless
# Min The Merciless

Mighty Min leads home a one-two-three for Willie Mullins at Punchestown

Dec 6th 2020, 3:39 PM 2,503 Views 2 Comments

‘He’s the first horse to get a hat-trick in this race and he’ll be very hard to replace.’

# punchestown - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Abacadabras weaves Morgiana magic as Elliott lands big-race Punchestown treble
# Clean Sweep
# Clean Sweep

Abacadabras weaves Morgiana magic as Elliott lands big-race Punchestown treble

Nov 15th 2020, 3:28 PM 3,768 Views 4 Comments

Abacadabras, Fury Road and Pencilfulloflead make it a day to savour for Gordon Elliott.

# punchestown - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Asterion Forlonge off to winning start over fences at Punchestown
# Willie Mullins
# Willie Mullins

Asterion Forlonge off to winning start over fences at Punchestown

Nov 14th 2020, 7:56 PM 4,505 Views 0 Comments

Classy novice hurdler justifies odds-on favouritism at Punchestown.

# punchestown - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Joy for Kennedy as Dingle youngster makes winning return from injury at Punchestown
# Jack The Lad
# Jack The Lad

Joy for Kennedy as Dingle youngster makes winning return from injury at Punchestown

Sep 9th 2020, 10:27 PM 3,808 Views 0 Comments

Jack Kennedy enjoyed a successful return today.

# punchestown - Sunday 3 May, 2020

'I was filled with so much emotion, I ran down to meet them all and it was absolutely magic'
# 2000: Revisited
# 2000: Revisited

'I was filled with so much emotion, I ran down to meet them all and it was absolutely magic'

May 3rd 2020, 7:36 PM 24,941 Views 3 Comments

Ted Walsh on his greatest winning run as a racing trainer and celebrating with his family.

# punchestown - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Racing cancelled at Punchestown after heavy snowfall
# Called Off
# Called Off

Racing cancelled at Punchestown after heavy snowfall

Feb 11th 2020, 9:42 AM 3,996 Views 1 Comment

It is the latest sporting event to be cancelled in the past few days.

# punchestown - Monday 13 January, 2020

Today's racing at Punchestown cancelled due to 'safety concerns' amid storm
# Called Off
# Called Off

Today's racing at Punchestown cancelled due to 'safety concerns' amid storm

Jan 13th 2020, 8:54 AM 1,760 Views 2 Comments

The entire country is under a Status Orange alert as Storm Brendan hits.

# punchestown - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Elliott's Andy Dufresne back to winning ways at Punchestown
# First Home
# First Home

Elliott's Andy Dufresne back to winning ways at Punchestown

Jan 12th 2020, 4:49 PM 3,464 Views 4 Comments

Mark Walsh was on board for success after a shock loss at Navan last month.

# punchestown - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

2017 Gold Cup hero Sizing John falls on his long-awaited return at Punchestown
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

2017 Gold Cup hero Sizing John falls on his long-awaited return at Punchestown

Dec 31st 2019, 2:17 PM 4,072 Views 1 Comment

Another festive win for Rachael Blackmore.

# punchestown - Sunday 8 December, 2019

More success for Mullins as Min takes John Durkan glory at Punchestown
# First Home
# First Home

More success for Mullins as Min takes John Durkan glory at Punchestown

Dec 8th 2019, 4:10 PM 2,981 Views 0 Comments

Cilaos Emery took the feature race at Cork today.

# punchestown - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Faugheen wins at Punchestown as Klassical Dream upset by Saldier
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Faugheen wins at Punchestown as Klassical Dream upset by Saldier

Nov 16th 2019, 5:55 PM 4,851 Views 4 Comments

The 2015 Champion Hurdle Winner got off to a winning start over fences.

# punchestown - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Raffles rounds off fine week for Henderson as Benie Des Dieux seals Annie Power win
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Raffles rounds off fine week for Henderson as Benie Des Dieux seals Annie Power win

May 4th 2019, 8:31 PM 2,577 Views 0 Comments

The big winners on a busy day at Punchestown.

Hurricane Darwin the value option on the final day at Punchestown
# Tips
# Tips

Hurricane Darwin the value option on the final day at Punchestown

May 4th 2019, 8:05 AM 1,977 Views 0 Comments

The nine-year-old arrives fresher than most and has some rock-solid form at the track.

# punchestown - Friday 3 May, 2019

Buveur D'Air rebounds with Punchestown triumph under Davy Russell
# Results
# Results

Buveur D'Air rebounds with Punchestown triumph under Davy Russell

May 3rd 2019, 8:54 PM 3,204 Views 0 Comments

JP McManus’ top-class hurdler reversed the Aintree placings with Supasundae at the Kildare venue.

'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms'
# Siblings
# Siblings

'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms'

May 3rd 2019, 1:38 PM 4,344 Views 0 Comments

Betway brand ambassador Katie Walsh reflects on her brother’s incredible career in the saddle after his announcement at Punchestown this week.

# punchestown - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Power proves worthy replacement for Ruby Walsh by clinching victory for Mullins
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

Power proves worthy replacement for Ruby Walsh by clinching victory for Mullins

May 2nd 2019, 8:11 PM 6,526 Views 2 Comments

Chacun Pour Soi stormed to victory in the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown.

Defi the banker in Ryanair Novice Chase on day three at Punchestown
# Top Tips
# Top Tips

Defi the banker in Ryanair Novice Chase on day three at Punchestown

May 2nd 2019, 9:16 AM 3,076 Views 0 Comments

Here are your top tips for today’s action on the Kildare track.

# punchestown - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Ruby Walsh announces retirement from racing after Punchestown Gold Cup win
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Ruby Walsh announces retirement from racing after Punchestown Gold Cup win

May 1st 2019, 6:47 PM 66,535 Views 50 Comments

The 12-time Irish champion jockey this evening called time on a remarkable career.

# punchestown - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Un De Sceaux powers home ahead of stablemate Min to defend Champion Chase
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Un De Sceaux powers home ahead of stablemate Min to defend Champion Chase

Apr 30th 2019, 7:06 PM 4,712 Views 2 Comments

Klassical Dream took the Champion Hurdle earlier on Tuesday evening.

# punchestown - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Buveur D'Air to spearhead Nicky Henderson's Punchestown challenge
# Squad
# Squad

Buveur D'Air to spearhead Nicky Henderson's Punchestown challenge

Apr 27th 2019, 2:15 PM 2,154 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Champion Hurdle hero leads the trainer’s formidable looking line-up for next week’s meet.

# punchestown - Friday 26 April, 2019

Weekend tips: Present Man a gift with Bryony Frost on board at Sandown
# Racing
# Racing

Weekend tips: Present Man a gift with Bryony Frost on board at Sandown

Apr 26th 2019, 4:26 PM 2,401 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty of action this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

'I’m like a bad smell, I'm going nowhere' - Ruby rejects retirement rumours
# Staying On
# Staying On

'I’m like a bad smell, I'm going nowhere' - Ruby rejects retirement rumours

Apr 26th 2019, 1:43 PM 3,103 Views 4 Comments

The champion jockey is focused on next week’s Punchestown Festival.

# punchestown - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Cheltenham hero set to bid to land Gold Cup double at Punchestown next month
# Chasing Glory
# Chasing Glory

Cheltenham hero set to bid to land Gold Cup double at Punchestown next month

Apr 11th 2019, 11:56 AM 4,286 Views 1 Comment

Al Boum Photo chases more glory at the festival next month.

# punchestown - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Laurina out to cement her status as a live Champion player in Quevega Hurdle
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Laurina out to cement her status as a live Champion player in Quevega Hurdle

Feb 20th 2019, 7:20 AM 2,518 Views 0 Comments

Racing gets underway at 1.30pm later this afternoon at Punchestown.

# punchestown - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Dounikos and Gordon Elliott land Grand National Trial at Punchestown
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Dounikos and Gordon Elliott land Grand National Trial at Punchestown

Feb 10th 2019, 9:03 PM 2,223 Views 0 Comments

Elliott watched two of his runners occupy the top three spots.

# punchestown - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Supreme Novices the target as Felix Desjy claims impressive Moscow Flyer victory
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Supreme Novices the target as Felix Desjy claims impressive Moscow Flyer victory

Jan 13th 2019, 4:26 PM 3,612 Views 0 Comments

It was a first win in the race for Gordon Elliott

# punchestown - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Willie Mullins' Min makes winning return at Punchestown
# Festive Racing
# Festive Racing

Willie Mullins' Min makes winning return at Punchestown

Dec 9th 2018, 4:10 PM 3,536 Views 1 Comment

Ruby Walsh guided the even-money favourite to Grade One victory this afternoon.

# punchestown - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Faugheen put to the sword by stablemate Sharjah at Punchestown
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Faugheen put to the sword by stablemate Sharjah at Punchestown

Nov 18th 2018, 5:20 PM 4,903 Views 1 Comment

A 1-2 for Willie Mullins in Sunday’s big race at Punchestown.

# punchestown - Friday 27 April, 2018

Katie Walsh announces retirement after riding winner at Punchestown
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

Katie Walsh announces retirement after riding winner at Punchestown

Apr 27th 2018, 10:00 PM 11,540 Views 9 Comments

Walsh triumphed in the Novice Hurdle on board Antey to bring her race-riding career to a close.

Samcro and Melon crash out to leave dramatic Champion Hurdle on a plate for Supasundae
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Samcro and Melon crash out to leave dramatic Champion Hurdle on a plate for Supasundae

Apr 27th 2018, 7:41 PM 4,701 Views 4 Comments

Dortmund Park was the surprise winner of the Champion Novice Hurdle for Gordon Elliott.

# punchestown - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Rise of the Machine: Fabulous Faugheen takes Mullins one step closer to trainer's crown
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Rise of the Machine: Fabulous Faugheen takes Mullins one step closer to trainer's crown

Apr 26th 2018, 9:04 PM 4,969 Views 3 Comments

Willie Mullins now leads Gordon Elliott by over €400,000 with two days of the national hunt season remaining.

'I've a wife and a child at home. I have to go home and be in some kind of humour for them'
# In For A Penny
# In For A Penny

'I've a wife and a child at home. I have to go home and be in some kind of humour for them'

Apr 26th 2018, 11:30 AM 33,527 Views 8 Comments

We followed a bookmaker at Punchestown on the opening day to find out what a big festival is like from the bookies’ point-of-view, whether that’s big wins or losses.

# punchestown - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Heaslip: 'It's a new challenge and I'm just trying to find my way through it'
# Life After Rugby
# Life After Rugby

Heaslip: 'It's a new challenge and I'm just trying to find my way through it'

Apr 25th 2018, 1:22 PM 12,994 Views 2 Comments

The former Ireland number eight talks Punchestown, retirement and Leinster’s pursuit of a fourth European star.

'Genuine mistake': Jockey explains what went wrong in chaotic conclusion to Punchestown race
# Exit Stage Right
# Exit Stage Right

'Genuine mistake': Jockey explains what went wrong in chaotic conclusion to Punchestown race

Apr 25th 2018, 11:13 AM 11,755 Views 7 Comments

Paul Townend and Robbie Power have both released statements this morning.

# punchestown - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Ruby Walsh eyeing return at Punchestown following leg fracture
# Getting There
# Getting There

Ruby Walsh eyeing return at Punchestown following leg fracture

Mar 21st 2018, 11:19 AM 3,185 Views 3 Comments

The 38-year-old suffered the injury at Cheltenham last week but is hopeful he will be fit to ride at Punchestown next month.

# punchestown - Friday 15 December, 2017

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Jessica Harrington crowned 2017 Sportswoman of the Year
# Award
# Award

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Jessica Harrington crowned 2017 Sportswoman of the Year

Dec 15th 2017, 3:57 PM 4,119 Views 12 Comments

The horse trainer also won the Irish Gold Cup and Punchestown Gold Cup this year.

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