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 Fri, 1 Aug 2014 21:04:45 +0100 Fri, 1 Aug 2014 21:04:45 +0100 Sport News Galway preview - Day 6 Punters face a real challenge in solving the Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle at Galway on Saturday. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:29:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0801/634644-galway-preview-day-6/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0801/634644-galway-preview-day-6/ Martin lands Galway feature on Day 5 Tony Martin's fantastic Galway Festival continued as talented apprentice Sean Corby conjured a late run out of Artful Artist to land the Guinness Handicap. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 21:04:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0801/634734-martin-lands-galway-feature-on-day/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0801/634734-martin-lands-galway-feature-on-day/ Take Cover rockets to Goodwood glory Take Cover catapulted the largely unknown David Griffiths into the Glorious Goodwood spotlight by using his blistering speed in the Betfred King George Stakes. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:22:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0801/634712-cover-rockets-to-goodwood-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0801/634712-cover-rockets-to-goodwood-glory/ Edison lights up Galway after Hurdle victory Tony McCoy steered hot favourite Thomas Edison to a popular victory in the Guinness Galway Hurdle. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:10:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0731/634470-edision-lights-up-galway-after-hurdle-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0731/634470-edision-lights-up-galway-after-hurdle-victory/ Missunited retired after Goodwood success Michael Winters' Missunited has been retired from racing after her valiant winning effort in the Lillie Langtry Stakes at Glorious Goodwood. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 20:29:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0731/634485-missunited-retired-after-goodwood-success/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0731/634485-missunited-retired-after-goodwood-success/ Galway preview - Day 5 The 2014 Galway Festival is in to its fifth day on Friday when the highlight is the €100,000 Guinness Handicap. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:35:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0731/634272-galway-preview-day-5/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0731/634272-galway-preview-day-5/ O'Brien's Australia may return for Juddmonte Aidan O'Brien's dual Derby winner Australia is back in full work ahead of his end-of-season targets. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:24:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0731/634178-obrien-australia-may-return-for-juddmonte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0731/634178-obrien-australia-may-return-for-juddmonte/ Cavalryman hangs on to win Goodwood Cup A resurgent Cavalryman met the specialist demands of the Sussex Downs better than his opponents as he led home Ahzeemah in an Artemis Goodwood Cup one-two for trainer Saeed bin Suroor. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:11:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0731/634467-cavalryman-hangs-on-to-win-goodwood-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0731/634467-cavalryman-hangs-on-to-win-goodwood-cup/ Kingman quickens brilliantly to win Sussex Stakes Kingman (2-5 favourite) deployed his potent turn of foot to power past his rivals and win a fascinating renewal of the Qipco Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:35:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0730/634061-kingman-quickens-brilliantly-to-win-sussex-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0730/634061-kingman-quickens-brilliantly-to-win-sussex-stakes/ Riches runs Galway Plate rivals ragged Road To Riches earned trainer Noel Meade a first ever win in thetote.com Galway Plate as the seven-year-old ran out a bloodless winner of the feature race on the third day of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit under talented 7lb-claimer Shane Shortall. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:13:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0730/634092-riches-runs-galway-plate-rivals-ragged/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0730/634092-riches-runs-galway-plate-rivals-ragged/ Highland Reel vanquishes Vintage rivals Aidan O'Brien's Highland Reel is the clear favourite for next year's Investec Derby after recording an authoritative victory in the Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes at Glorious Goodwood. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:38:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0730/634079-highland-reel-vanquishes-vintage-rivals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0730/634079-highland-reel-vanquishes-vintage-rivals/ Zalty still in the frame for Galway David Marnane will wait until later in the week before deciding whether to turn out Zalty at Galway following his good effort at York on Saturday. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:21:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0730/633960-zalty-still-in-the-frame-for-galway/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0730/633960-zalty-still-in-the-frame-for-galway/ Weld and Bolger honoured by NUIG Dermot Weld and Jim Bolger have been given honorary doctorates by NUI Galway, in recognition of their contribution to horse racing. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:01:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0730/634041-weld-and-bolger-honoured-by-nuig/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0730/634041-weld-and-bolger-honoured-by-nuig/ Hanagan faces spell on sidelines Paul Hanagan faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering a hairline fracture in an arm following a fall at Goodwood on Tuesday. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:06:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0730/633974-hanagan-faces-spell-on-sidelines/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0730/633974-hanagan-faces-spell-on-sidelines/ Vastonea vanquishes rivals to claim a second Topaz Vastonea bounced back to his best to record a second victory in the Topaz Mile Handicap, the feature event on day two of the Galway Festival. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:50:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0729/633877-vastonea-vanquishes-rivals-to-claim-a-second-topaz/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0729/633877-vastonea-vanquishes-rivals-to-claim-a-second-topaz/ Galway preview - Day 3 Owner JP McManus will have his colours carried by at least seven horses as he bids to lift thetote.com Galway Plate for the fourth time in five years. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:15:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0729/633812-mcmanus-sends-seven-to-galway-plate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0729/633812-mcmanus-sends-seven-to-galway-plate/ Hughes' Plate hopes have different requirements Dessie Hughes is confident both Art Of Logistics and Golden Wonder are capable of making their presence felt in Wednesday's thetote.com Galway Plate. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:13:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0729/633830-galway-plate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0729/633830-galway-plate/ Love lands Lennox at Glorious Goodwood Consistent sprinter Es Que Love earned a deserved return to the winner's enclosure with a stylish performance in the bet365 Lennox Stakes on the opening day of Glorious Goodwood. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:52:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0729/633821-love-lands-lennox-at-glorious-goodwood/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0729/633821-love-lands-lennox-at-glorious-goodwood/ Estimate declared for Goodwood Cup Estimate, the 2013 Ascot Gold Cup winner, is among a field of 10 declared for the Artemis Goodwood Cup on Thursday. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:11:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0729/633783-estimate-declared-for-artemis-goodwood-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0729/633783-estimate-declared-for-artemis-goodwood-cup/ Galway preview - Day 2 British raider Balty Boys heads the weights for the Topaz Mile Handicap, the feature event on day two of the Galway Festival. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:38:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0728/633669-galway-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0728/633669-galway-preview/