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, 26 Jun 2016 01:40:42 +0100 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:40:42 +0100 Sport News Harzand triumphs in the Irish Derby Harzand completed the English-Irish Derby double when taking the Dubai Duty Free-sponsored Classic at the Curragh. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:31:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798175-hrazand-pulls-off-double-with-irish-derby-triumph/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798175-hrazand-pulls-off-double-with-irish-derby-triumph/ Medicine Jack lands Railway Stakes Medicine Jack put up a game display to outpoint Peace Envoy in the GAIN Railway Stakes at the Curragh. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:40:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0626/798236-medicine-jack-lands-railway-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0626/798236-medicine-jack-lands-railway-stakes/ Fran Berry set for spell out after fall Fran Berry is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a fall at Doncaster on Friday. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:48:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798135-fran-berry-set-for-spell-out-after-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798135-fran-berry-set-for-spell-out-after-fall/ Minding seeking to upset elders in Pretty Polly Aidan O'Brien's Minding bids to continue her spectacular campaign in a first clash with her elders in Sunday's Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:17:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798118-pretty-polly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798118-pretty-polly/ Harzand still on course for the Irish Derby Epsom hero Harzand remains an intended runner in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby after satisfying trainer Dermot Weld in a workout on Friday morning. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:05:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0624/797935-harzand/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0624/797935-harzand/ Minding faces four rivals in Pretty Polly Stakes Dual Classic heroine Minding will face just four rivals in the Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:46:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0624/797886-minding-faces-four-rivals-in-pretty-polly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0624/797886-minding-faces-four-rivals-in-pretty-polly/ Harzand faces eight in Derby date at the Curragh Epsom hero Harzand heads a field of nine runners in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:49:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0623/797621-harzand-faces-eight-rivals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0623/797621-harzand-faces-eight-rivals/ US Army Ranger ruled out of Irish Derby Aidan O'Brien's hopes of landing Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh have been dealt a blow with the news US Army Ranger is out of the race. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:59:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797429-ranger-derby/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797429-ranger-derby/ Speedy Boarding must take flight for Pretty Polly Frederik Tylicki is aware Speedy Boarding needs to take her form to another level to beat Minding in Sunday's Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:02:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797417-pretty-polly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797417-pretty-polly/ All eyes on Newbury for crucial Brexit result On a day when Britain will take to the polls to decide whether or not it leaves the European Union a very appropriately named horse will be lining up at Newbury. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:56:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797412-brexit-result-expected-in-6-10-at-newbury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797412-brexit-result-expected-in-6-10-at-newbury/ Arise, Sir Anthony - McCoy receives knighthood Newly knighted AP McCoy has joked he was nervous about receiving the honour in case friend and fellow racing enthusiast Princess Anne threatened to "let the sword slip". Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:16:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797408-mccoy-knighthood/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797408-mccoy-knighthood/ Weld concerned over Harzand's Derby preparations Dermot Weld admits he would have preferred another week to prepare Harzand for Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:01:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0621/797127-derby-harzand/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0621/797127-derby-harzand/ O'Brien's four in mix for Railway Stakes Aidan O'Brien has four possible runners in the GAIN Railway Stakes at the Curragh on Saturday as he bids to win the Group Two for a 13th time. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:28:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0621/797134-obriens-four-in-mix-for-railway-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0621/797134-obriens-four-in-mix-for-railway-stakes/ Air Force Blue waiting on quick ground Aidan O'Brien is hoping the ground at Newmarket will be quick enough to allow Air Force Blue to run in next month's Darley July Cup. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:51:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0621/797065-air-force-blue-waiting-on-quick-ground/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0621/797065-air-force-blue-waiting-on-quick-ground/ Ranger heads quartet of O'Brien Derby challengers US Army Ranger will lead a four-pronged attack by Aidan O'Brien on the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday in a rematch with his Epsom conqueror Harzand. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:34:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0620/796907-irish-derby/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0620/796907-irish-derby/ O'Brien to turn Sword towards St Leger Sword Fighter is set to be aimed at the Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster after his Royal Ascot win in the Queen's Vase last week. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:25:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0620/796890-obrien/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0620/796890-obrien/ La Cressonniere secures Classic double in Oaks French 1000 Guineas heroine La Cressonniere completed a Classic double with a victory in the Prix de Diane at Chantilly. Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:06:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0619/796697-french-oaks/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0619/796697-french-oaks/ Buick given four-week ban over Chantilly incident William Buick has been handed a four-week ban by the Chantilly stewards after an incident in the Prix de Diane. Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:54:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0619/796716-buick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0619/796716-buick/ Smullen hopes Curragh ground suits Harzand Pat Smullen is keeping his fingers crossed for safe ground at the Curragh next Saturday to allow Epsom hero Harzand to bid for the Derby double. Sun, 19 Jun 2016 13:11:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0619/796669-smullen-harzand/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0619/796669-smullen-harzand/ Churchill justifies favouritism in Chesham The heavily-supported Churchill got favourite-backers off to the perfect start on the final day of Royal Ascot with victory in the Chesham Stakes. Sat, 18 Jun 2016 15:02:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0618/796537-ascot-wrap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0618/796537-ascot-wrap/