Tag Archives: Punchestown Festival

BetBright makes five-figure donation to injured jockeys charity

Bookmaker BetBright has donated £10,000 to the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund, after Ireland defeated Britain British 17-11 at this year’s Cheltenham Festival. The BetBright Cup is awarded to the country with the greatest number of Cheltenham Festival winners. Following the Irish victory, the winning BetBright Cup Irish captain, snooker player Ken Doherty received the trophy on the last day of …

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Matchbook extends offer to cover Grand National and Punchestown

Matchbook is extending its offer of 0% commission on all UK and Irish racing to 28th April, meaning punters can look forward to commission-free betting on both the Grand National and the Punchestown Festival next month. Neil Campbell, Matchbook’s Chief Marketing Officer, said: “We want to keep encouraging customers to move over to the Matchbook Betting Exchange. Those that did …

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Punchestown Racecourse secures €6.2 million redevelopment funding

County Kildare (Ireland) Punchestown Racecourse is set to undergo a €6.2 million renovation project, which will see work begin on a new €3.8 million grandstand, following 2016’s Punchestown Festival in April. The redevelopment project has been approved by the board of Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), who will contribute €2.5 million through a capital development grant. Punchestown Racecourse management will now …

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At The Races hosts unique Punchestown Festival Preview at The Irish Embassy in London

At The Races will give viewers and invited guests a great opportunity to gain valuable insight into the upcoming Punchestown Festival (Tuesday 28th April – Saturday 2nd May) with an exclusive Punchestown Festival Preview to be held at The Irish Embassy in London tonight. The evening will celebrate the Festival and Irish racing generally with At The Races viewers able to tune into …

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