• Grade 1 Hurdle Race
  • Run at Punchestown
  • Distance is approx. 2m
  • 9 hurdles to be jumped
  • €80,000 purse
  • First winner was Grabel ridden by Tony Mullins and trained by Paddy Mullins (1988)
  • Most successful jockey – Paul Carberry (6 winners)
  • Most successful trainer – Noel Meade (6 wins)
  • Most successful horse(s) – Limestone Lad & Hurricane Fly (3 wins each)
  • Oldest winner – Hardy Eustace (11 years old)
  • 2016 winner – Nichols Canyon ridden by Ruby Walsh and trained by Willie Mullins