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 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:33:04 +0100 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:33:04 +0100 Sport News Doyle seeking Fairyhouse pointers Tim Doyle's Mallowney is likely to put his Punchestown Festival credentials on the line at Fairyhouse on Sunday as long as the ground is not too fast. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:16:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0417/609480-doyle-seeking-fairyhouse-pointers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0417/609480-doyle-seeking-fairyhouse-pointers/ Toormore lands Craven for Hannon Toormore extended his unbeaten record to four with victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:33:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0417/609545-toormore-lands-craven-for-hannon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0417/609545-toormore-lands-craven-for-hannon/ Sandiva gives Dettori a boost in Nell Gwyn Frankie Dettori can look towards Guineas weekend with a positive feeling about at least one Classic ride after the courageous performance of Sandiva in the Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:18:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0416/609372-sandiva-gives-dettori-a-boost-in-nell-gwyn/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0416/609372-sandiva-gives-dettori-a-boost-in-nell-gwyn/ Ruby to return to the saddle this weekend Ruby Walsh plans to be back riding out this weekend as he prepares to return to competitive action in time for the Punchestown Festival. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:33:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0416/609307-ruby-to-return-to-the-saddle-this-weekend/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0416/609307-ruby-to-return-to-the-saddle-this-weekend/ Cantlow on track for Fairyhouse Paul Webber is ready to let Cantlow carry what could be top-weight in the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Monday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:43:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0416/609322-irish-national-cantlow/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0416/609322-irish-national-cantlow/ Byron looks set for Hong Kong run Gordon Lord Byron remains on course for a tilt at the Champions Mile at Sha Tin racecourse in Hong Kong on 4 May. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:30:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2014/0416/609304-byron-looks-set-for-hong-kong-run/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2014/0416/609304-byron-looks-set-for-hong-kong-run/ Dreaper hoping for soft ground at Fairyhouse Jim Dreaper wants cut in the ground for Los Amigos and Goonyella ahead of the Boylesports Irish Grand National Chase at Fairyhouse on Monday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:22:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0416/609175-dreaper-hoping-for-soft-ground-at-fairyhouse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0416/609175-dreaper-hoping-for-soft-ground-at-fairyhouse/ Tipperary preview Dermot Weld looks to have a strong hand at Tipperary on Thursday, with Edelmira an exciting newcomer in the Book Online At tipperaryraces.ie Fillies Maiden. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:07:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0416/609315-tipperary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0416/609315-tipperary/ Mullins dominates Powers possibilities Willie Mullins is responsible for four of the 11 horses confirmed for the Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse on Sunday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:43:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0415/609041-mullins-dominates-powers-possibilities/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0415/609041-mullins-dominates-powers-possibilities/ Oliver wants more from Set To Go Trainer Andrew Oliver is considering the next plan of attack for All Set To Go following his good run in defeat in the Ballysax Stakes at Navan on Saturday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:29:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0415/608962-oliver-wants-more-from-set-to-go/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0415/608962-oliver-wants-more-from-set-to-go/ Fly on target for Champion Hurdle at Punchestown Hurricane Fly is on target to try for a sixth successive win at the Punchestown Festival. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:20:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0415/609103-hurricane-fly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0415/609103-hurricane-fly/ Double for Butler at Tramore meeting Jockey Michael Butler landed a double at Tramore, including victory aboard Preswell Lad in the Live The Dream With The Tote Handicap Chase. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:49:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0414/608876-tramore/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0414/608876-tramore/ Cyclone is heading for Punchestown Shark Hanlon is keeping his fingers crossed there is some ease in the ground at the Punchestown Festival later this month ahead of Hidden Cyclone's intended appearance in the Boylesports.com Champion Chase. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:41:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0414/608788-cyclone-is-heading-for-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0414/608788-cyclone-is-heading-for-punchestown/ O'Brien delighted after Curragh workout Unbeaten colt Geoffrey Chaucer could be prepared for a tilt at next month's French 2000 Guineas after starring in a team of over 40 horses worked by Aidan O'Brien on Sunday. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:26:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0414/608710-obrien-delighted-after-curragh-workout/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0414/608710-obrien-delighted-after-curragh-workout/ Sruthan back to winning ways at the Curragh The JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury is a potential next port of call for Sruthan after he made a winning return to action in the Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes at the Curragh. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:00:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0413/608636-letter-is-headline-news-at-the-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0413/608636-letter-is-headline-news-at-the-curragh/ Ectot stars at Longchamp Ectot came out best in a duel with Karakontie to enhance his Classic claims in the Prix de Fontainebleau at Longchamp. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:44:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/european/2014/0413/608641-ectot-stars-at-longchamp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/european/2014/0413/608641-ectot-stars-at-longchamp/ Certerach camp eye up Ascot Gold Mick Halford's Certerach remains on course for a tilt at the Ascot Gold Cup after his heroics in the Dubai Gold Cup at Meydan. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:17:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0413/608629-certerach-camp-eye-up-ascot-gold/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0413/608629-certerach-camp-eye-up-ascot-gold/ Preview for Monday Tramore meeting There are plenty of big fields for punters to get to grips with at Tramore, with the opening 16,095 Average Pick 6 Dividend Maiden Hurdle the easiest to solve, on paper at least. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:47:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0413/608611-preview-for-monday-tramore-meeting/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0413/608611-preview-for-monday-tramore-meeting/ Majestic Kingman annihilates Greenham rivals It was only his trial race but such was the immaculate return of Kingman at Newbury that bookmakers were forced into a complete overhaul of the betting for the Qipco 2000 Guineas. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:58:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0412/608546-majestic-kingman-annihilates-greenham-rivals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0412/608546-majestic-kingman-annihilates-greenham-rivals/ 40-1 shot Al Co wins Scottish Grand National Al Co was a shock 40-1 winner of the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:37:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0412/608520-40-1-shot-al-co-wins-scottish-grand-national/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0412/608520-40-1-shot-al-co-wins-scottish-grand-national/