Punchestown

Punchestown Festival: Wednesday’s tips

| 27.04.2016

David Metcalf | Updated April 27, 2016 Steamboat Bill handicapped to strike Steamboat Bill can take advantage of what looks a lenient mark to land the 2m 4f Martinstown Opportunity Series Final Handicap Hurdle, which opens proceedings on day two of the Punchestown Festival (15:40). The Gordon Elliott trained gelding... View Article

Punchestown Festival: Henryville hot stuff in Champion Novice Chase

| 26.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 25, 2016 Henryville has plenty going for him in Champion Novice Chase Henryville has a progressive profile and looks the answer to the Grade 1 Growise Champion Novice Chase on the opening day of the Punchestown Festival (18.40). The Harry Fry trained eight-year-old has won two... View Article

Punchestown Festival: Tuesday’s tips

| 26.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 25, 2016 Automated geared up for big run in handicap hurdle Automated shaped as if ahead of his mark when runner-up last time out and can go one better to land the 2m handicap hurdle on a cracking card at the Punchestown Festival (16.55). The Gordon... View Article

Punchestown Festival: Charbel value in Champion Novice Hurdle

| 26.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 25, 2016 Charbel the Champion Novice Hurdle choice Charbel looks decent value to turn over the red-hot favourite Yorkhill and land the spoils in the Grade 1 Herald Champion Novice Hurdle at Punchestown (16.20). The gelding was a useful bumper performer when trained in Ireland who... View Article

Thistlecrack skips Punchestown Festival, so is chasing in his future?

| 25.04.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | April 11, 2016 Thistlecrack’s dominance of the 3m hurdling division this term continued at Aintree when the Colin Tizzard gelding made all to take the Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle on Grand National day. Sent off a long odds-on favourite for that contest because of a string... View Article