RTÉ Sport racing http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport racing http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:40:01 +0100 Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:40:01 +0100 Sport News Making Light lands Killavullan Stakes Making Light beat the boys to the Group Three spoils in the Killavullan Stakes at Leopardstown. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:13:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1023/826259-making-light/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1023/826259-making-light/ Third Intention first at Aintree in Old Roan Third Intention delivered the big-race victory he has long promised in the 188Bet Monet's Garden Old Roan Chase at Aintree. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:40:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1023/826262-third-intention-first-at-aintree-in-old-roan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1023/826262-third-intention-first-at-aintree-in-old-roan/ Coneygree to swerve Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Coneygree will not make his return to action in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on Saturday. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:08:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1023/826252-coneygree-to-swerve/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1023/826252-coneygree-to-swerve/ Rivet triumphs in Racing Post Trophy Andrea Atzeni won the Racing Post Trophy for a fourth successive year as 11-4 shot Rivet made nearly all the running at Doncaster. Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:50:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1022/826087-rivet-triumphs-in-racing-post-trophy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1022/826087-rivet-triumphs-in-racing-post-trophy/ Cheltenham double for Mulholland Fox Norton looked like a horse jumping into the big time when he made a mockery of his rating to come home unchallenged in the Randox Health Handicap Chase at Cheltenham. Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:14:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1022/826112-cheltenham-double-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1022/826112-cheltenham-double-for/ Thief not for catching at Punchestown Grade One-winning hurdler Identity Thief made a foot-perfect start to life over fences in the Download The BETDAQ App Beginners Chase at Punchestown. Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:31:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1022/826116-thief-not-for-catching-at/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1022/826116-thief-not-for-catching-at/ Winx wallops rivals in the Cox Plate Trainer Chris Waller has set his sights on a third Cox Plate title with Winx after the mare secured back-to-back victories in the Group One event at Moonee Valley. Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:59:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1022/826081-winx-wallops-rivals-in-cox-plate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1022/826081-winx-wallops-rivals-in-cox-plate/ Yucatan spearheads Irish challenge at Doncaster Yucatan began the week not looking the obvious number one contender for Aidan O'Brien in the Racing Post Trophy, but now finds himself a short-priced favourite for the final Group One of the British season at Doncaster on Saturday. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:15:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825974-yucatan-spearheads-irish-challenge-in/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825974-yucatan-spearheads-irish-challenge-in/ De Bromhead saddles one-two at Cheltenham Henry de Bromhead ended a lengthy wait for a winner at Cheltenham on Friday after 6-1 shot Heron Heights led home a one-two for the trainer in the Ryman Stationery Cheltenham Business Club Novices' Chase. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:25:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825962-cheltenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825962-cheltenham/ Cheltenham hero Moscow Flyer dies aged 22 Dual Champion Chase winner Moscow Flyer has died aged 22, the Irish National Stud has announced. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:32:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825833-cheltenham-hero-moscow-flyer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825833-cheltenham-hero-moscow-flyer/ Munster name side for emotional Thomond test As a mark of respect to the late Anthony Foley, Munster have retired the number eight jersey for the Glasgow game on Saturday in the European Champions Cup. Ireland international CJ Stander, who has been selected in the number eight position, will wear number 24. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:21:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1021/825861-keith-earls-returns-to-the-munster-team/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1021/825861-keith-earls-returns-to-the-munster-team/ Jack Kennedy suffers further injury setback Teenage jockey Jack Kennedy is facing a further spell on the sidelines after fracturing his leg for the second time in less than a month. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:17:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825817-kennedy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825817-kennedy/ Cheltenham to run race to honour JT McNamara The National Hunt Chase at next year's Cheltenham Festival is to be run in honour of Irish jockey John Thomas McNamara. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:36:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825784-mcnamara/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825784-mcnamara/ Identity Thief primed for chasing debut Top-class hurdler Identity Thief is to make his eagerly-awaited debut over fences in the Download The BETDAQ App Beginners Chase at Punchestown on Saturday. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:35:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825796-identity-thief/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1021/825796-identity-thief/ Yucatan heads trio of O'Brien runners in RP Trophy Aidan O'Brien's chief hope at Doncaster in edging closer towards the record number of top-level winners in a calendar year is Yucatan, after Capri was not declared for the Racing Post Trophy on Saturday. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:39:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1020/825574-yucatan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1020/825574-yucatan/ Alpha Des Obeaux claims Thurles victory Alpha Des Obeaux opened his account over fences at the second attempt with an assured display in the www.thurlesraces.ie Beginners Chase. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:58:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1020/825600-alpha-des-obeaux-claims-first-win-over-fences/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1020/825600-alpha-des-obeaux-claims-first-win-over-fences/ Fitzgerald remembers National hero Rough Quest Mick Fitzgerald has paid tribute to 1996 Grand National winner Rough Quest, who has died aged 30. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:02:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1020/825543-rough-quest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1020/825543-rough-quest/ Annie Power looks set to make Morgiana return Next month's Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown appears the most likely comeback target for Annie Power. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:13:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1019/825311-annie-power-looks-set-to-make-morgiana-return/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1019/825311-annie-power-looks-set-to-make-morgiana-return/ Trainer Francis Flood dies aged 86 Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning trainer Francis Flood has died at the age of 86, his son, Francis jnr, announced. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:55:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1018/824986-trainer-francis-flood-has-died/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1018/824986-trainer-francis-flood-has-died/ Weld expects decisions on star duo Dermot Weld has revealed a decision on the futures of stable stars Harzand and Fascinating Rock is "imminent". Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:04:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1018/825087-weld-expects-decisions-on/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1018/825087-weld-expects-decisions-on/