Sunday, April 26, 2009

Punchestown programme

The Punchestown Festival starts on Tuesday. One of my long term goals is to make it to this meeting - in the meantime, here's an outline of the main treats in store over the coming week...

Tuesday 28th April - Kerrygold Day

4.20 Evening Herald Champion Novice Hurdle (2 miles)
6.05 Kerrygold Champion Steeplechase (2 miles)
6.40 Champion Novice Steeplechase (3 miles 1 furlong)

Wednesday April 29th - Guinness Day

5.30 Paddy Power Champion I.N.H. Flat Race (2 miles)
6.05 Punchestown Guinness Gold Cup (3 miles 1 furlong)

Thursday April 30th - Ladbrokes Day

5.30 World Series Hurdle (3 miles)
6.40 Cathal Ryan Memorial Novice Steeplechase (2 miles)

Friday May 1st - Rabobank Day

5.30 The Rabobank Champion Hurdle (2 miles)
6.05 The Land Rover Champion Novice Hurdle (2 miles 4 furlongs)

Saturday May 2nd - Ballymore Day

2.55 The Ballymore Champion Four Year Old Hurdle (2 miles)

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