Punchestown Festival 2021: Live stream, TV channel, tips and runners as Rachael Blackmore looks to make history

THE Punchestown Festival will bring the curtain down on the jumps season in spectacular style.

Trailblazing Rachael Blackmore is looking for more big wins – and to end the season as champion jockey.

But she faces a tough task against Paul Townend, who's having a special protective boot made for his injured leg.

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Of course, many of the big names we saw at Cheltenham and Aintree will be in action too.

Here, SunSport tells you all you need to know about the Punchestown Festival.

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When is Punchestown Festival 2021?

Punchestown Festival started on Tuesday, April 27.

The five-day showpiece ends on Saturday, May 1.

All the action takes place at Punchestown racecourse in Co Kildare, Ireland.

What TV channel is the Punchestown Festival on?

The action will be on Racing TV, which is a subscription service.

You can also watch the races for free on a bookie's website, providing you have an account.

Tips for Punchestown Festival 2021

Templegate has gone through his picks for day one of the festival here.

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