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'I have really missed racing over the last few months' - Elliott returns after suspension
# Back In Business
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# Back In Business

'I have really missed racing over the last few months' - Elliott returns after suspension

Sep 14th 2021, 5:06 PM 3,287 Views 2 Comments

The leading Irish trainer was unlucky with his first runner at Punchestown.

Punchestown ready for Gordon Elliott’s return
# Oh Purple Reign
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# Oh Purple Reign

Punchestown ready for Gordon Elliott’s return

Sep 13th 2021, 1:55 PM 2,394 Views 0 Comments

Oh Purple Reign will be trainer’s first runner following six-month ban.

Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown
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# Racing

Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown

May 1st 2021, 5:21 PM 2,854 Views 0 Comments

The 2021 Festival finished today.

Dream return for Klassical with Stayers success and Energumene impresses with easy Ryanair triumph
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# Punchestown

Dream return for Klassical with Stayers success and Energumene impresses with easy Ryanair triumph

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 7:09 PM 2,019 Views 2 Comments

Grade One glory for Mullins’ runner after lengthy absence.

More racing glory for Alex Ferguson with Punchestown Gold Cup win
# Clan Des Obeaux
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# Clan Des Obeaux

More racing glory for Alex Ferguson with Punchestown Gold Cup win

Apr 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 21,619 Views 4 Comments

Paul Nicholls’ dual King George hero sees off Al Boum Photo.

Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race
# Title Challenge
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# Title Challenge

Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race

Updated Apr 28th 2021, 6:47 PM 2,676 Views 0 Comments

Galopin Des Champs keeps up momentum for reigning champion.

Honeysuckle heads Punchestown’s Champion Hurdle field
# Sweet Spot
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# Sweet Spot

Honeysuckle heads Punchestown’s Champion Hurdle field

Apr 28th 2021, 11:31 AM 1,864 Views 0 Comments

De Bromhead’s brilliant mare to face seven rivals on Friday.

Colreevy shocks big guns to cap racing career with Punchestown glory
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# Racing

Colreevy shocks big guns to cap racing career with Punchestown glory

Apr 27th 2021, 7:05 PM 3,376 Views 1 Comment

Mullins’ mare stuns Monkfish and Envoi Allen with all-the-way success.

Chacun Pour Soi back to brilliant best at Punchestown for Townend and Mullins
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# Racing

Chacun Pour Soi back to brilliant best at Punchestown for Townend and Mullins

Updated Apr 27th 2021, 5:32 PM 2,491 Views 3 Comments

Smart mare Echoes In Rain adds to Mullins haul in Grade One contest.

No Ruby, but Kemboy can clinch it again: Punchestown Gold Cup preview
# Preview
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# Preview

No Ruby, but Kemboy can clinch it again: Punchestown Gold Cup preview

Apr 27th 2021, 11:51 AM 2,315 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward previews a race that was last won by Ruby Walsh on his final ride.

Donn McClean: Expect fireworks as Townend and Blackmore do battle for jockey's title
# Climactic
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# Climactic

Donn McClean: Expect fireworks as Townend and Blackmore do battle for jockey's title

Apr 26th 2021, 4:48 PM 15,103 Views 8 Comments

There will be intriguing clashes all week at Punchestown between the pair of leading jockeys, and their amateur equivalents, beginning tomorrow.

Townend back in action for Punchestown as title race with Blackmore nears end
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# Racing

Townend back in action for Punchestown as title race with Blackmore nears end

Apr 25th 2021, 2:46 PM 4,149 Views 0 Comments

Champion booked for three rides on day one after foot injury.

'With all the doom and gloom, it lifted the whole of West Kerry. He is one of us and a Gold Cup winner'
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# The42 Reads

'With all the doom and gloom, it lifted the whole of West Kerry. He is one of us and a Gold Cup winner'

Updated Apr 25th 2021, 10:15 AM 24,937 Views 3 Comments

22-year-old Jack Kennedy’s metoric rise in racing and recovery from injuries has inspired his fanbase at home in West Kerry.

'We're roaring at each other with FaceTime on during the races. It's a dream come true.'
# Flooring Porter
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# Flooring Porter

'We're roaring at each other with FaceTime on during the races. It's a dream come true.'

Apr 24th 2021, 8:00 AM 16,632 Views 2 Comments

The syndicate with modest ambitions have seen their horse reign at Leopardstown and Cheltenham, with Punchestown next up.

Treble for Rachael Blackmore to boost hopes in jockey title race as she reaches 91 winners for season
# Chasing Glory
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# Chasing Glory

Treble for Rachael Blackmore to boost hopes in jockey title race as she reaches 91 winners for season

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 8:15 PM 9,599 Views 2 Comments

Three winners for the Blackmore and De Bromhead partnership at Kilbeggan this evening.

Cheltenham victor Minella Indo tops 11 in Punchestown mix
# Kildare To Dream
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# Kildare To Dream

Cheltenham victor Minella Indo tops 11 in Punchestown mix

Apr 22nd 2021, 3:20 PM 2,526 Views 2 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s charge aiming to supplement Gold Cup heroics.

Paul Townend continuing Punchestown fitness fight
# Moon Boy
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# Moon Boy

Paul Townend continuing Punchestown fitness fight

Apr 21st 2021, 1:46 PM 3,090 Views 3 Comments

Rider is having a protective boot made ahead of Festival.

Alex Ferguson's Aintree winner set to run in Punchestown Gold Cup
# Clan Des Obeaux
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# Clan Des Obeaux

Alex Ferguson's Aintree winner set to run in Punchestown Gold Cup

Apr 20th 2021, 8:50 PM 4,915 Views 0 Comments

Connections opt against running Clan Des Obeaux at Sandown.

RTÉ announce new record breaking horse racing deal for the next three years
# Tune In
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# Tune In

RTÉ announce new record breaking horse racing deal for the next three years

Apr 1st 2021, 2:27 PM 9,324 Views 11 Comments

The action continues this weekend at Fairyhouse.

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

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

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 6:02 PM 9,900 Views 3 Comments

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

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

The Big Dog strikes chasing gold in Grand National Trial

Feb 14th 2021, 6:03 PM 2,628 Views 2 Comments

Fahey runner scores maiden fences win in Punchestown feature.

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

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

Jan 17th 2021, 2:30 PM 2,627 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Bachasson lands Punchestown double to cap Willie Mullins’ sensational Christmas

Dec 31st 2020, 3:43 PM 4,577 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 6th 2020, 3:39 PM 2,508 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 15th 2020, 3:28 PM 3,773 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Asterion Forlonge off to winning start over fences at Punchestown

Nov 14th 2020, 7:56 PM 4,511 Views 0 Comments

Classy novice hurdler justifies odds-on favouritism at Punchestown.

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

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

Sep 9th 2020, 10:27 PM 3,814 Views 0 Comments

Jack Kennedy enjoyed a successful return today.

'I was filled with so much emotion, I ran down to meet them all and it was absolutely magic'
# 2000: Revisited
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# 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 25,024 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Racing cancelled at Punchestown after heavy snowfall

Feb 11th 2020, 9:42 AM 4,015 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Jan 13th 2020, 8:54 AM 1,796 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Elliott's Andy Dufresne back to winning ways at Punchestown

Jan 12th 2020, 4:49 PM 3,467 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 31st 2019, 2:17 PM 4,078 Views 1 Comment

Another festive win for Rachael Blackmore.

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

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

Dec 8th 2019, 4:10 PM 2,985 Views 0 Comments

Cilaos Emery took the feature race at Cork today.

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

Faugheen wins at Punchestown as Klassical Dream upset by Saldier

Nov 16th 2019, 5:55 PM 4,858 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

May 4th 2019, 8:31 PM 2,581 Views 0 Comments

The big winners on a busy day at Punchestown.

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

Hurricane Darwin the value option on the final day at Punchestown

May 4th 2019, 8:05 AM 1,982 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Buveur D'Air rebounds with Punchestown triumph under Davy Russell

May 3rd 2019, 8:54 PM 3,208 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
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# 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 4,351 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.

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

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

May 2nd 2019, 8:11 PM 6,532 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
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# Top Tips

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

May 2nd 2019, 9:16 AM 3,082 Views 0 Comments

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

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