With another memorable Cheltenham Festival and Aintree Festival over for another year, it is now Ireland’s turn to host the pinnacle of their National Hunt season with the eagerly anticipated Punchestown Festival. You can make the most of this first-class jump racing action with bet365’s excellent Horse Racing offers.
This annual five-day season finale is likely to attract some of the biggest names in Horse Racing and features a demanding 35 races in total, ten of which are Grade 1s.
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2012 PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL RACE PROGRAMMETuesday, April 24 – Boylesports Day
- 3.40pm Kildare Hunt Club Fr Sean Breen Memorial Cross Country Chase (Bank Course) 3m €9,000
- 4.20pm Evening Herald Champion Novice Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m €80,000
- 4.55pm The ‘3’ Hurdle (Handicap) 2m €30,000
- 5.30pm Boylesports.com Champion Chase (Grade 1) 2m €140,000
- 6.05pm Goffs Land Rover Bumper 2m €100,000
- 6.40pm Growise Champion Novice Chase (Grade 1) 3m 1f €80,000
- 7.15pm Finlay Motor Group (Pro/AM) I.N.H. Flat Race 2m €9,000
Wednesday, April 25 – Gold Cup Day
- 3.40pm Martinstown Opportunity Series Final Handicap Hurdle (Conditional Riders) 2m 4f €27,000
- 4.20pm Louis Fitzgerald Hotel Four Year Old Hurdle 2m €22,500
- 4.55pm Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle (Grade 1) 3m €75,000
- 5.30pm tote.com Punchestown Gold Cup (Grade 1) 3m 1f €140,000
- 6.05pm betchronicle.com Champion I.N.H Flat Race (Grade 1) 2m €75,000
- 6.40pm Guinness Handicap Chase (Grade A) 2m 4f €80,000
- 7.15pm Attheraces.com INH Flat Race 2m 2f €9,000
Thursday, April 26 – Ladbrokes Day
- 3.40pm Stephens Green Hibernian Club Hurdle 2m 4f €22,500
- 4.15pm Coleman Tunnelling Ireland, Uk and Africa Handicap Chase 2m €25,000
- 4.50pm Avon Ri Corporate & Leisure Resort Cross Country Chase for the La Touche Cup 4m 1f €25,000
- (Bank/Chase Course)
- 5.30pm Ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle (Grade 1) 3m €160,000
- 6.05pm Naas Court Hotel Handicap Hurdle 3m €20,000
- 6.40pm Ryanair Novice Chase (Grade 1) 2m €100,000
- 7.15pm Kildare Post I.N.H. Flat Race 2m €11,000
Friday, April 27 – Rabobank Day
- 3.40pm KFM Hunters Chase for the Bishopscourt Cup (Bush Fence Course) 2m 4f €9,000
- 4.20pm Breakfast With Hector Handicap Chase 3m 6f €25,000
- 4.55pm Aon Novice Handicap Chase 2m 5f €75,000
- 5.30pm Rabobank Champion Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m €160,000
- 6.05pm Cathal Ryan Memorial Champion Novice Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m 4f €80,000
- 6.40pm Star Best for Racing Coverage Novice Hurdle 2m €22,500
- 7.10pm ITBA & European Breeders Fund Association Fillies Scheme Fillies Premier Bumper 2m 1f €60,000
- 7.45pm Irish Racing Post Champion Hunters’ Chase 3m 1f €22,000
Saturday, April 28 – AES Family Day
2.30pm Irish Field WFA Chase (Bank Course) 3m €10,000
3.10pm Madra Irish Dog Foods Novice Chase 2m 2f €17,500
3.45pm ITBA Fillies’ Scheme EBF Mares Hurdle (Grade 3) 2m 2f €60,000
4.25pm AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m €80,000
5.00pm Mick The Tent Memorial Pat Taaffe Handicap Chase 3m 1f €45,000
5.35pm Setantabet.com Hurdle (Handicap) 2m 4f €80,000
6.10pm O’Reilly Recruitment (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race 2m 1f €9,000
6.45pm Diageo Punchestown Private Charity Sweepstakes 1m 7f