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, 22 Jan 2017 15:59:59 +0000 Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:59:59 +0000 Sport News A Toi Phil snatches Leopardstown Handicap Chase Teenage sensation Jack Kennedy nailed another big race when snatching victory on A Toi Phil in the Coral.ie Leopardstown Handicap Chase Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:52:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0122/846919-a-toi-phil-snatches/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0122/846919-a-toi-phil-snatches/ Ice Cold Soul completes Gigginstown double Ice Cold Soul sprang a surprise to give Gigginstown House Stud a big-race double in the Coral.ie Handicap Hurdle at Leopardstown. Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:59:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0122/846920-ice-cold-soul-completes-double-at-leopardstown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0122/846920-ice-cold-soul-completes-double-at-leopardstown/ The New One wins Champion Hurdle Trial again The New One edged out Clyne to win Haydock's stanjames.com Champion Hurdle Trial for a third year running. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:14:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846772-the-new-one/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846772-the-new-one/ Jezki makes impressive return at Navan Jezki stylishly overcame an absence of 632 days with a cosy success over hurdles at Navan. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:40:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846749-jezki-makes-return-in-impressive-style-at-navan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846749-jezki-makes-return-in-impressive-style-at-navan/ Un De Sceaux 'definitely' going to Cheltenham Un De Sceaux "definitely" heads to Cheltenham next Saturday for the rearranged Clarence House Chase at Ascot, said trainer Willie Mullins. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:35:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846769-un-de-sceaux-definitely-back-for-cheltenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846769-un-de-sceaux-definitely-back-for-cheltenham/ Tony Martin has high hopes for Heartbreak Tony Martin is taking nothing for granted ahead of Melbourne Cup runner-up Heartbreak City's return to the jumping game in Sunday's Coral.ie Hurdle at Leopardstown. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:16:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846738-heartbreak/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846738-heartbreak/ Ascot called off due to frozen track This afternoon's high-profile fixture at Ascot has been abandoned due to a frozen track, while Taunton has also fallen foul of the weather conditions. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:23:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846716-ascot-frozen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846716-ascot-frozen/ Jezki back on road to Cheltenham with Navan return Jezki makes his long-awaited return to action in the Race Displays Event Signage Hurdle at Navan on Saturday, with Carlingford Lough also on the comeback trail. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:00:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0120/846437-jezki/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0120/846437-jezki/ Twiston-Davies: New One up against it at Haydock Nigel Twiston-Davies feels The New One will have his work cut out to win the stanjames.com Champion Hurdle Trial for the third year running at Haydock. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:40:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0120/846488-the-new-one/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0120/846488-the-new-one/ Mullins plots plan for Faugheen and Annie Power Willie Mullins is leaning towards running Faugheen rather than Annie Power in the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday week. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:31:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846285-mullins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846285-mullins/ Sizing John surges to Kinloch success at Thurles Sizing John came home best to claim top honours in the Ladbrokes Ireland Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:12:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846252-sizing-john/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846252-sizing-john/ Kennedy produces acrobatics at Thurles Teenage Kerry rider Jack Kennedy produced an incredible rescue act to stay aboard Bilko at Thurles after being catapulted from saddle aboard Gordon Elliott's charge. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:11:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846246-kennedy-performs-heroics-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846246-kennedy-performs-heroics-to/ Mullins keeping Cheltenham options open for stars Willie Mullins' superstars Faugheen and Annie Power feature in a 47-strong entry for the Sun Bet Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham on 16 March. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:07:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846182-stayers-hurlde/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846182-stayers-hurlde/ Murphy looking to Cheltenham for Pairofbrowneyes Trainer Barry Murphy will consider a Cheltenham Festival appearance for Pairofbrowneyes following another fine effort in defeat at Fairyhouse last weekend. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:50:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846126-browneyes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846126-browneyes/ O'Connell hoping Conti can surprise at Cheltenham Connections of Chateau Conti are hoping their French recruit can cause an upset in an open year for the Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:02:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846094-chateau-conti-has-supreme-goal-at-cheltenham-festi/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846094-chateau-conti-has-supreme-goal-at-cheltenham-festi/ Cheltenham Festival countdown: Ante-post questions With exactly eight weeks to go until the tapes go up for the first race at the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, we look ahead to some of the main quandaries facing ante-post punters. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:52:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0117/845588-cheltenham-festival/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0117/845588-cheltenham-festival/ Aussie jockey in hot water over reckless ride Jockey Josh Cartwright could learn of his penalty later this week after admitting to riding recklessly in an extraordinary incident at Morphettville in Australia last Saturday. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:01:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0117/845610-josh-cartwright/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0117/845610-josh-cartwright/ Faugheen and Annie Power among Champion entries Annie Power and Faugheen, the last two winners of the Stan James Champion Hurdle, head the entries for the Cheltenham feature on 14 March. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:52:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0118/845883-faugheen-and-annie-power-head/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0118/845883-faugheen-and-annie-power-head/ Mouchoir to face Champion test at Leopardstown Henry de Bromhead is looking forward to testing Petit Mouchoir's Stan James Champion Hurdle credentials at Leopardstown on January 29. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:53:17 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0117/845504-mouchoir-to-face-champion-test-at-leopardstown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0117/845504-mouchoir-to-face-champion-test-at-leopardstown/ RTÉ Sport and BoyleSports announce new sponsorship RTÉ Sport and BoyleSports have announced an extension of their partnership for coverage of racing across television, radio, online and mobile in 2017. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:46:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0116/845322-rte-sport-and-boylesports-announce-new-sponsorship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0116/845322-rte-sport-and-boylesports-announce-new-sponsorship/