The Punchestown Champion Hurdle is a Grade 1 race for horses aged 4-years-old and over. The national hunt race involves a trip of 2 miles and there are nine hurdles to be negotiated along the way. The race takes place each year at the prestigious Punchestown Festival in Ireland during late April or early May.
The Festival is the Irish equivalent of Britain's Cheltenham Festival and there are plenty of horses that feature strongly at both meetings, and that is well worth remembering when looking at the ante-post odds. Both meetings offer a range of betting opportunities and it could be worth looking out for the Cheltenham performers when considering a bet on the Irish version, and vice versa.
Other races at the Punchestown Festival include:
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|1st||3. Faugheen||R Walsh||W Mullins||1/6|
|2nd||1. Arctic Fire||P Townend||W Mullins||5/1|
|2001||Moscow Flyer||7||Jessica Harrington|
|2002||Davenport Milenium||6||Willie Mullins|
|2004||Hardy Eustace||7||Dessie Hughes|
|2005||Brave Inca||7||Colm Murphy|
|2006||Macs Joy||7||Jessica Harrington|
|2007||Silent Oscar||8||Harry Rogers|
|2010||Hurricane Fly||6||Willie Mullins|
|2011||Hurricane Fly||7||Willie Mullins|
|2012||Hurricane Fly||8||Willie Mullins|
|2013||Hurricane Fly||9||Willie Mullins|
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