NEWS: Ryanair hero Un De Sceaux and Melling Chase winner Fox Norton are set to meet in the BoyleSports Champion Chase on the first day of the Punchestown festival. Fox Norton will lead British hopes on day one of the festival. UK-based horses won half a dozen races at last year’s festival and made a
NEWS: JP McManus’ racing manager Frank Berry has announced that Triumph Hurdle winner Defi Du Seuil will not run at the Punchestown Festival and will head off for his summer break. A seven-time winner in Britain this season, Defi Du Seuil had entered for the Grade 1 AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle, but, connections
NEWS: Sprinter Sacre, regarded as one of the best chasers of modern times, will parade on the opening day of the 2017 Punchestown Festival, Tuesday 25th April. It is four years since the Nicky Henderson- trained superstar rounded off an incredible campaign with victory in the 2013 Boylesports Champion Chase at the Co Kildare circuit.