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Punchestown to honour the late Colm Murray

Updated: Wednesday, 09 Apr 2014 21:46 | Comments

Colm Murray died aged 61 after a long illness
Colm Murray died aged 61 after a long illness

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Punchestown is to name a race in honour of the late broadcaster Colm Murray at its National Hunt Festival. 

The festival begins on 29 April and The Colm Murray Memorial Handicap Hurdle will be the first race on day three.

Colm Murray died in July 2013 aged 61 after battling motor neurone disease. 

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