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 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:25:28 +0100 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:25:28 +0100 Sport News Vastonea and Brackan set for Galway rematch Vastonea and Brendan Brackan have won the last three Topaz Mile Handicaps between them and return to Galway for another crack at Tuesday's feature. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:29:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717500-vastonea-and-brackan-set-for-galway-rematch/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717500-vastonea-and-brackan-set-for-galway-rematch/ Options remain open for Vent De Force Hughie Morrison is keeping his options open with Vent De Force after he failed to sparkle in the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:25:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717663-options-remains-open-for-vent-de-force/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717663-options-remains-open-for-vent-de-force/ Modem takes control in Connacht Handicap Trainer Jessica Harrington and daughter Kate teamed up in glorious fashion to take the featured Connacht Hotel Qualified Riders' Handicap race on day one of the Galway Festival with Modem. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:16:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717571-modem-takes-control/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717571-modem-takes-control/ Smullen gears up for 'important' Galway mission Pat Smullen is braced for an "enjoyable but very important" week at the Galway Festival as the champion jockey looks to help make it another memorable year for Dermot Weld. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:16:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717482-smullen-braced-for-important-galway-mission/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717482-smullen-braced-for-important-galway-mission/ Gleneagles to miss Goodwood due to ground Glorious Goodwood has been robbed of one of its highlights as Gleneagles bypasses Wednesday's Qatar Sussex Stakes due to unsuitable ground. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:03:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717438-gleneagles-to-miss-gleneagles-due-to-ground/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717438-gleneagles-to-miss-gleneagles-due-to-ground/ Big guns set to clash at Qatar Nassau Stakes Three Group One winners are on course to clash in Saturday's Qatar Nassau Stakes on the final day of Glorious Goodwood. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:59:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717490-big-guns-set-to-clash-at/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717490-big-guns-set-to-clash-at/ Preview of day one of Galway Festival Ted Veale spearheads a Tony Martin trio as the Meath handler attempts to land his third successive win in the Connacht Hotel (QR) Handicap on the first day of the Galway Festival. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:30:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717323-galway-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717323-galway-preview/ Gutaifan scores in Prix Robert Papin Richard Hannon and Frankie Dettori combined for big-race success in France as 6-1 shot Gutaifan claimed top honours in a British-dominated finish to the Prix Robert Papin at Maisons-Laffitte. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 18:18:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717325-gutaifan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717325-gutaifan/ McCullagh 'very stable' after gallops accident Jockey Niall McCullagh is "very stable" in intensive care after he was seriously injured when riding out on Friday morning. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 13:16:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717287-niall-mccullagh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717287-niall-mccullagh/ Postponed edges out Eagle Top in King George Postponed capitalised on Golden Horn's absence to see off Eagle Top in a thrilling finish to the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:18:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717181-postponed-edges-out-eagle-top-in-king-george/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717181-postponed-edges-out-eagle-top-in-king-george/ Tullius takes York Stakes Phillip Makin, fresh from a four-timer on John Smith's Cup day at York a fortnight ago, got Tullius home in a thrilling finish to the Sky Bet York Stakes on the Knavesmire. Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:47:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717175-tullius/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717175-tullius/ Golden Horn to miss King George Golden Horn will not run in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot this afternoon due to soft ground. Sat, 25 Jul 2015 15:53:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717160-golden-horn-to-miss-king-george/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717160-golden-horn-to-miss-king-george/ Upbeat Robbie McNamara back to 'old self' Injured jockey Robbie McNamara says he has turned the corner on the road to recovery after going through a "tough" period. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:10:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0724/716893-robbie-mcnamara/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0724/716893-robbie-mcnamara/ Ryan Moore still unsure of return date Ryan Moore played down reports he could be out of action for the rest of the year. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:37:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0724/717050-ryan-moore-dismisses-reports-hes-out-for-the-year/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0724/717050-ryan-moore-dismisses-reports-hes-out-for-the-year/ Down Royal review The best was saved until last at Down Royal where Order Of St George ran out a comfortable winner of Her Majesty's Plate. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 21:52:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0724/717095-down-royal-review/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0724/717095-down-royal-review/ Sruthan may return for Leopardstown Desmond Stakes Next month's Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown is a potential target for Sruthan as he closes in on a return to action. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:38:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0723/716654-sruthan-may-return-for-leopardstown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0723/716654-sruthan-may-return-for-leopardstown/ Wexford preview Mistiness bids to make it two wins on the bounce when he lines up in the Monart Destination Spa Ladies Day Handicap at Wexford. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:29:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0724/716973-wexford-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0724/716973-wexford-preview/ Leopardstown review Deauville dented the lofty reputation of Sanus Per Aquam to land the Japanese Racing Association Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:35:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0723/716814-leopardstown-review/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0723/716814-leopardstown-review/ Bolger, O'Brien & Deegan launch potent Tyros bids Trainer Paul Deegan is looking forward to firing a twin assault on Thursday's Japanese Racing Association Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:37:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0722/716485-paul-deegan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0722/716485-paul-deegan/ Letters Of Note records Listed win at Naas Letters Of Note just held the late thrust of Byzantium to claim Listed honours in the Yeomanstown Stud Dark Angel EBF Stakes at Naas. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:42:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0722/716569-letters-of-note/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0722/716569-letters-of-note/