Punchestown 2017

Forty page Punchestown Supplement Special

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Forty page Punchestown Supplement Special

Free with this week’s Leinster Leader, forty page Punchestown Supplement with news, views, interviews, a look ahead to the biggest racing festival of the year,  with €2.9m in prize money.

Dick O’Sullivan and Shona Dreaper talk on the Punchestown redevelopment (Tommy Callaghan).

Jessica Harrington hoping to build on her proud Punchestown Memories, in conversation with Robert Catterson

Racing Manager Richie Galway talks of his love of horses and racing, plus lots more (Tommy Callaghan).

Festival of 2017, far from a two man show (Robert Catterson).

Ashling’s top tips for Ladies Day glamour (Paula Campbell).

From the bunker to the saddle, Paul O’Meara talks to former Naas golfer Richie Walsh as he is about to saddle up for the big charity race

Former Gold Cup hero Coneygree gunning for top Festival prize (Robert Catterson).

After a wait of some 22 years, dream trip finally comes to pass, Colm Schwer looks back on his first trip to Cheltenham.

Willie Mullins confirms a host of big stars ready for Punchestown assault.

Major cash injection to change the face of the three local tracks (Niamh O’Donoghue).

Spring style for Punchestown … stand out in bold, bright colours.

Festival, an economic boon for Kildare, and further afield (Conor McHugh).

‘Pride In Kildare’ theme of Club Kildare Race Day

Charity Race, strong Kildare presence.

The Loughlins and Punchestown, continuing a family tradition (Theresa Murray).

Style and fashion always featured high in the Punchestown stakes (Liam Kenny).

Naas is getting ready to boom as local economy is turning a cornere (Alan Shine).

All that and much, much more in the 40 page 2017 Punchestown Supplement, free with this week’s Leinster Leader, in the shops now