What are you doing for the next five days? Watching the Punchestown Festival, that’s what. The end-of-season meeting is offering up 40 rip-roaring races and the going at Punchestown Racecourse could make all the difference when the runners and riders go to post. It’s sensible to swot up on every variable before having a punt which means indulging in a spot on amateur meteorology. But before you dig out your old temperature gauge and barometer, Paddy Power News has done all the leg work and found out the latest weather forecast and track conditions for the five-day fiesta.
WHAT’S THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL 2021?
Met Eireann are forecasting a chance of passing showers otherwise it should be a dry at Punchestown on Friday and Saturday, with highs of around 9C.
WHAT’S THE GOING AT PUNCHESTOWN RACECOURSE?
The latest ground report produced on Friday April 30 has the going on the Hurdle, Chase and Bumper Course as Yielding, Good to Yielding in Places.
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WHAT’S HAPPENING ON DAY FOUR OF THE PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL 2021?
It’s Paddy Power Champion Hurdle day at Punchestown on Friday as Honeysuckle attempts to follow up her success at the Cheltenham Festival. There’s further Grade 1 action with the Alanna Homes Champion Novice Hurdle.
The action from Punchestown on day three gets underway at 15.40 with the Paddy Power Hunters Chase For The Bishopscourt Cup and concludes at 19.35 with the Avison Young Flat Race.
PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL TIPS TODAY
Paddy Power’s resident jockey-turned-pundit Ruby Walsh has offered his best bets for the fourth day of the Punchestown Festival.
*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widget, while in-copy odds are accurate at time of publication but subject to change
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