NY Times run Punchestown Festival feature

Fri 9th Nov 2012, 23:37
Punchestown
Punchestown
(Healy Racing Photos)
Punchestown racecourse are very pleased to announce that a feature article on the 2012 Punchestown Irish National Hunt Festival will appear in this weeks issue (11th November) of the New York Times magazine.

The feature will cover the well documented ‘battle with the elements’ at the 2012 festival as well as extensive interviews with leading jockeys. Attached below is a link to the New York Times website where a sample of current features appear. This link includes some wonderful images and an audio segment of the interview with Ruby Walsh.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/11/11/magazine/irish-jockeys.html?ref=magazine

Two for Whelan at over 20/1

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