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, 1 Mar 2015 19:30:04 +0000 Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:30:04 +0000 Sport News Jamie Codd angling for Cheltenham glory Leading Irish amateur Jamie Codd is excited about the prospect of adding to his tally after firming up a couple of rides at the Cheltenham Festival next week. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:16:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0302/683899-jamie-codd-angling-for-cheltenham-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0302/683899-jamie-codd-angling-for-cheltenham-glory/ Bryan Cooper claims double at Navan Bryan Cooper has a great book of rides to look forward to at the upcoming Cheltenham Festival and kept things ticking over in the Gigginstown House Stud colours with an emphatic success on Azorian at Navan. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:30:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0301/683736-bryan-cooper-claims-double-at-navan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0301/683736-bryan-cooper-claims-double-at-navan/ Navan preview Glenquest continues to roll back the years and bids for more glory in the Newgrange Veterans Handicap Chase at Navan. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 10:45:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0301/683636-navan-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0301/683636-navan-preview/ Twitter activity costs Christophe Lemaire dear Christophe Lemaire's debut as a fully-licensed jockey in Japan is on hold for 30 days after the rider was banned for using Twitter at Hanshin racecourse. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:10:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0301/683707-twitter-activity-costs-christophe-lemaire-dearly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0301/683707-twitter-activity-costs-christophe-lemaire-dearly/ Noel Meade happy with form of Cheltenham team Noel Meade could not be happier with the small but select string of horses he is preparing to send to the Cheltenham Festival in a little over a week's time. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:25:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0301/683706-noel-meade-happy-with-form-of-cheltenham-festival/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0301/683706-noel-meade-happy-with-form-of-cheltenham-festival/ Wayward Prince pounces in Grimthorpe Chase Wayward Prince defied his advancing years to spring a 25-1 surprise in the BetBright Grimthorpe Chase at Doncaster. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:34:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0228/683550-wayward-prince-pounces-in-grimthorpe-chase/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0228/683550-wayward-prince-pounces-in-grimthorpe-chase/ Felix Yonger wins at Leopardstown Aintree in April is an option open to Felix Yonger after he successfully reverted to hurdling at Leopardstown. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:42:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0228/683567-felix-yonger-wins-at-leopardstown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0228/683567-felix-yonger-wins-at-leopardstown/ Sound Investment scores in Greatwood for Nicholls Paul Nicholls gained a seventh win in the last 10 renewals of the StanJames.com Supporting Greatwood Gold Cup at Newbury as Sound Investment justified favouritism in the Grade Three event. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:28:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0228/683553-sound-investment-scores-in-greatwood-for-nicholls/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0228/683553-sound-investment-scores-in-greatwood-for-nicholls/ Glingerburn impresses at Kelso Glingerburn looks a horse firmly on the upgrade after he pocketed the totescoop6 Premier Kelso Hurdle at the Scottish Borders circuit. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:37:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0228/683542-glingerburn-impresses-at-kelso/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0228/683542-glingerburn-impresses-at-kelso/ Barry Geraghty to partner The Young Master in RSA Barry Geraghty will partner The Young Master as he is pitched into Grade One company for the first time in the RSA Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:32:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0228/683539-barry-geraghty-to-partner-the-young-master-in-rsa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0228/683539-barry-geraghty-to-partner-the-young-master-in-rsa/ Golantilla looking to impress at Leopardstown Golantilla takes the next step in an interrupted career when tackling seven rivals in the Ballsbridge Hurdle at Leopardstown on Saturday. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:23:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0227/683287-golantilla-looking-to-impress-at-leopardstown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0227/683287-golantilla-looking-to-impress-at-leopardstown/ McCoy aiming for Grand National after Cheltenham Tony McCoy has revealed it is extremely doubtful he will hang up his saddle at the Cheltenham Festival. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:01:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0227/683235-ap-mccoy-retirement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0227/683235-ap-mccoy-retirement/ Almadaa takes the feature at Dundalk David Marnane's veteran sprinter Almadaa came out on top in a thrilling three-way finish to the feature Floodlit Friday Nights Handicap at Dundalk. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:42:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0227/683421-almadaa-takes-the-feature-at-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0227/683421-almadaa-takes-the-feature-at-dundalk/ Jockey Danny Cook suspended after positive test Danny Cook has been suspended from riding with immediate effect after the jockey tested positive for a banned substance. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:51:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0227/683231-cook-suspended/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0227/683231-cook-suspended/ Maguire out of Cheltenham after losing appeal Jockey Jason Maguire has lost an appeal against the 14-day ban he picked up at Ludlow last week which rules him out of the upcoming Cheltenham Festival. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:16:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0226/683052-maguire-loses-appeal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0226/683052-maguire-loses-appeal/ Foxrock still in Gold Cup picture Owner Barry Connell is still "actively considering" whether to stump up £27,500 to supplement Foxrock for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:43:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0226/683018-foxrock/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0226/683018-foxrock/ Dundalk return for Strategic Heights Last year's winner Strategic Heights returns to Dundalk for the Floodlit Friday Nights Handicap. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:40:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0226/683034-dundalk-return-for-strategic-heights/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0226/683034-dundalk-return-for-strategic-heights/ Sub Lieutenant wins Grade Two at Thurles Gigginstown House stud enjoyed a one-two in the Michael Purcell Memorial Novice Hurdle at Thurles, but not in the order generally expected. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:56:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0226/683102-sub-lieutenant-wins-grade-two-at-thurles/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0226/683102-sub-lieutenant-wins-grade-two-at-thurles/ Thurles preview Milsean bids to get his season back on track in the Grade Two Michael Purcell Memorial Novice Hurdle at Thurles. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:36:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0225/682823-thurles-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0225/682823-thurles-preview/ Willie Mullins could run eight in Champion Bumper Ante-post favourite Bordini is one of eight possible runners for Willie Mullins after 46 horses were entered for the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at the Cheltenham Festival on 11 March. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:43:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0225/682761-willie-mullins-could-run-eight-in-champion-bumper/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0225/682761-willie-mullins-could-run-eight-in-champion-bumper/