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 Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:41:52 +0000 Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:41:52 +0000 Sport News Limerick card on Wednesday called off Limerick's meeting on Wednesday has been cancelled due to a waterlogged track. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 12:39:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0208/766300-limerick-card/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0208/766300-limerick-card/ Carlingford Lough wins another Irish Gold Cup Carlingford Lough belied his 20-1 starting price to land a dramatic renewal of the Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown for the second year running. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:41:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0206/765943-carlingford-lough/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0206/765943-carlingford-lough/ Outlander justifies favouritism in Flogas Outlander gave Willie Mullins a Grade One hat-trick at Leopardstown when ploughing through the testing conditions to run out a convincing winner of the Flogas Novice Chase. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:40:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0206/765927-outlander/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0206/765927-outlander/ Footpad springs surprise at Leopardstown Footpad was a surprise winner as he led home a one-two-three for trainer Willie Mullins in the Gain Spring Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:35:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0206/765933-footpad-springs-surprise-at-leopardstown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0206/765933-footpad-springs-surprise-at-leopardstown/ Bristol De Mai scores in Scilly Isles at Sandown Bristol De Mai made every yard of the running to land his first Grade One over fences in the Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:13:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0206/765953-bristol-de-mai_sandown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0206/765953-bristol-de-mai_sandown/ Bleu Et Rouge delivers in Deloitte Willie Mullins 11-1 shot Bleu Et Rouge got the better of Tombstone in the Deloitte Novice Hurdle to give the trainer a quick Grade One double at Leopardstown. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:36:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0206/765916-leopardstown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0206/765916-leopardstown/ Tips and Previews: Irish Gold Cup There is an excellent card awaiting us at Leopardstown this Saturday, with four Grade One races - the highlight being the Irish Gold Cup. Read Declan Meagher's preview. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 15:44:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0205/765755-tips-and-previews-irish-gold-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0205/765755-tips-and-previews-irish-gold-cup/ Meade criticises 'stupid price' on Road to Riches Trainer Noel Meade believes Road To Riches is a "stupid price" for Saturday's Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown. Fri, 5 Feb 2016 15:57:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0205/765716-punchestown-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0205/765716-punchestown-preview/ VIDEO: Riches 'bouncing' ahead of Irish Gold Cup Noel Meade is keeping his fingers crossed Road To Riches arrives at Leopardstown on Saturday in the same form he was in last weekend in his quest for Irish Gold Cup glory. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 15:58:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0204/765335-road-to-riches-bouncing-ahead-of-irish-gold-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0204/765335-road-to-riches-bouncing-ahead-of-irish-gold-cup/ Marise takes slim victory at Dundalk Five flashed past the post virtually in line in Dundalk's Crowne Plaza Race & Stay Handicap, but it was Marise who had her head down where it mattered. Fri, 5 Feb 2016 21:18:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0205/765821-marise/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0205/765821-marise/ HRI recommends lifetime bans for drug misuse A lifetime ban for any horse who has been illicitly administered prohibited substances and increased frequency of out-of-competition testing are two of the main recommendations from a report published today by Horse Racing Ireland. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:57:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0204/765410-hri-want-lifetime-ban-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0204/765410-hri-want-lifetime-ban-for/ Mullins lands Novices Hurdle in Clonmel again Arkwrisht benefitted from an enterprising Ruby Walsh ride to continue Willie Mullins' domination of the Surehaul Mercedes-Benz Novice Hurdle at Clonmel. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 19:21:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0204/765478-mullins-domination-of-novices-hurdle-in-clonmel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0204/765478-mullins-domination-of-novices-hurdle-in-clonmel/ Grand National attracts 126 entries Last year's winner Many Clouds features among 126 entries for the Crabbie's Grand National on 9 April, with the Aintree feature attracting the highest number of entries since 2008. Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:31:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0203/765138-grand-national/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0203/765138-grand-national/ Political Policy continues progress at Dundalk Political Policy is out to continue his rapid progression in the Crowne Plaza Race & Stay Handicap at Dundalk on Friday night. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:35:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0204/765409-political-policy-continues-progress-at-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0204/765409-political-policy-continues-progress-at-dundalk/ Dont Tell No One runs for Brian Gleeson at Clonmel RTÉ racing presenter Brian Gleeson has his fingers crossed for a big run from Dont Tell No One in the Surehaul Mercedes-Benz Novice Hurdle at Clonmel. Wed, 3 Feb 2016 13:47:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0203/765104-dont-tell-no-one-represents-brian-gleeson-at-clonm/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0203/765104-dont-tell-no-one-represents-brian-gleeson-at-clonm/ Road To Riches faces nine rivals in Irish Gold Cup Road To Riches is the star name among 10 horses confirmed for Saturday's Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown. Tue, 2 Feb 2016 14:13:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0202/764814-irish-gold-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0202/764814-irish-gold-cup/ Willie Mullins boasts ultra-strong Deloitte hand Willie Mullins is responsible for five of the nine horses to have stood their ground for the Deloitte Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown on Saturday. Tue, 2 Feb 2016 16:40:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0202/764820-mullins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0202/764820-mullins/ Simonsig team face crucial period Nicky Henderson admits the next few weeks will be "crucial" for Simonsig as connections mull over their options. Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:48:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0202/764707-simonsig-team-face-crucial-period/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0202/764707-simonsig-team-face-crucial-period/ Coolaghknock set for Down Royal run Last weekend's Fairyhouse scorer Coolaghknock Glebe makes a swift turnaround in the Bet With The Tote Handicap Hurdle at Down Royal on Wednesday. Tue, 2 Feb 2016 12:13:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0202/764768-coolaghknock-set-for-down-royal-run/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0202/764768-coolaghknock-set-for-down-royal-run/ Noel Meade points Road To Riches at Irish Gold Cup Road To Riches is firmly on course for Saturday's Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown after delighting trainer Noel Meade in a racecourse gallop at Punchestown on Sunday. Mon, 1 Feb 2016 18:01:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0201/764577-road-to-riches_irish-gold-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0201/764577-road-to-riches_irish-gold-cup/