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Michael O'Leary's Gigginstown House Stud will bid to round off the Irish season on a high at next week's Punchestown Festival with leading contenders in most of the big races.
Its day three of the Punchestown festival and the results have been good for punters, we have the advice of Patrick Mullins on his dad Willie Mullins stables runners.
Just three runners are set to go to post in Friday’s Racing Post Champion Hurdle at Punchestown which will see 2014 Champion Hurdler Jezki take on dual Champion Hurdle winner Hurricane Fly.
Patrick Mullins joined Boylesports.com to give them the lowdown on his father Willie’s team runners and his betting advice for Punchestown on Wednesday.
The Boylesports.com Champion chase takes place at Punchestownon Tuesday with ten runners set to head to post at the County Kildare venue.
Gigginstown House Stud look set to unleash a powerful team in many of the major races at next week's five-day Punchestown Festival, which begins on Tuesday, April 29.
Trainer Jessica Harrington today confirmed that Jezki will line up in the €200,000 Grade 1 RACING POST CHAMPION HURDLE at Punchestown on Friday, May 2, when he will take on Hurricane Fly.
With less than five weeks to the highlight of the Irish jump racing season Punchestown looks set to once again attract the superstars of racing with the announcement of an impressive €2.5 million prize fund.
This week in a nutshell. Tuesday - Sprinter Sacre imperious in the Champion Chase. Wednesday - Sir Des Champs a gutsy and deserving winner of the Gold Cup. Thursday - renamed Willie Mullins day. Friday - renamed Willie Mullins day. That just leaves Saturday, which in truth could well become another Willie Mullins day. The Irish champion trainer goes into the final day with currently six favourites out of the seven races
Day one of the Punchestown festival proved to be a poor day for us in terms of winning money, but hopefully on day two we can make up for some horrible tips yesterday!The first race goes to the post at 3:40pm and with some big prices to be had, we could win some serious cash in the first race, that will set us up nicely for the rest of the day! 8/1 is the smallest price you will find.
With five days of top-level racing and over €2 million in prize money on offer, the Punchestown Festival gets underway today with both the National Hunt Champion Jockey and National Hunt Champion Owner titles still to be decided.
The Punchestown festival starts today, and all eyes will be on Sprinter Sacre in the 5:30pm, but at 1/7 on, he does not represent value for money, so here is a look at where punters could make a tidy profit at the Bookmakers expense! The first race goes to post at 3:40pm and with 15 runners in a three mile chase, it may be somewhat difficult to pick a clear winner.
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