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, 29 Sep 2016 13:52:12 +0100 Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:52:12 +0100 Sport News Russell storms off course after getting 17-day ban Davy Russell stormed off the course at Clonmel on Thursday and refused to take his final two mounts of the day after receiving a 17-day ban from the stewards. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:50:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820286-russell-gets-17-day-ban-after-storming-off-course/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820286-russell-gets-17-day-ban-after-storming-off-course/ Smullen wants rain to aid Harzand's Arc mission Pat Smullen believes that his mount Harzand would be well suited by the arrival of rain prior to Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, the world's richest turf race. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:52:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820168-harzand-primed-for-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820168-harzand-primed-for-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ Elliott to welcome around 20 Gigginstown horses Gordon Elliott is looking forward to welcoming 'just short of 20' new horses to his yard later today following the shock news Willie Mullins will no longer be training for Gigginstown House Stud. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:20:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820101-elliot/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820101-elliot/ O'Leary splits with champion trainer Mullins Leading owner Michael O'Leary will have no horses in training with Willie Mullins this season after a failure to reach an agreement over training fees, with 60 horses leaving Mullins' base for the yards of Gordon Elliott, Mouse Morris, Henry de Bromhead, Noel Meade and Joseph O'Brien. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:46:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819814-michael-oleary-in-shock-split-with-mullins-yard/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819814-michael-oleary-in-shock-split-with-mullins-yard/ McClean: Mullins news will increase competition Racing pundit Donn McClean believes that end of Gigginstown House Stud's association with champion trainer Willie Mullins will herald in a new exciting era in Irish National Hunt racing. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:14:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819990-mcclean-mullins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819990-mcclean-mullins/ Heartbreak heading Down Under for Melbourne Cup Heartbreak City is to be prepared for the Emirates Melbourne Cup after Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock bought into the Ebor winner. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:49:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819933-melbourne-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819933-melbourne-cup/ Air Force Blue grounded permanently Last season's champion European two-year-old Air Force Blue has been retired and will stand at Coolmore America's Ashford Stud in Kentucky. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:55:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819996-air-force-blue-grounded-permanently/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819996-air-force-blue-grounded-permanently/ Almanzor out of Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Irish Champion Stakes winner Almanzor has been taken out of Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:02:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819849-almanzor-out-of/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819849-almanzor-out-of/ Almanzor amongst 19 in Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Impressive Irish Champion Stakes winner Almanzor is apparently still being aimed at Ascot's Qipco Champion Stakes despite appearing among 19 confirmations for Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:27:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819594-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819594-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ Jet Setting hoping for lift-off in Concorde Stakes The prospect of soft ground has tempted Adrian Keatley to run Jet Setting in the Coolmore Stud Home Of Champions Concorde Stakes at Tipperary on Sunday. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:05:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819610-jet-setting/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819610-jet-setting/ Munster National to be renamed for McNamara The Ladbrokes Munster National at Limerick has been renamed to honour the late JT McNamara. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:19:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819402-munster-national-to-be-renamed-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819402-munster-national-to-be-renamed-for/ Dettori hunts Arc mount after Rock ruled out Frankie Dettori is back on the search for a ride in Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after his intended mount Fascinating Rock was ruled out of the race. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:53:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819549-dettori-needs-arc-mount-after-rock-ruled-out/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819549-dettori-needs-arc-mount-after-rock-ruled-out/ Soumillon set to partner Silverwave in Arc Christophe Soumillon will partner Silverwave for the first time in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:28:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819308-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819308-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ Mullins keen for conclusion of BHA investigation Willie Mullins is "anxious" to learn the outcome of a British Horseracing Authority investigation into alleged betting irregularities that reportedly concerns the withdrawal of Faugheen from the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:15:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819218-mullins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819218-mullins/ Fahey uncertain on Cesarewitch run for Jewel The Betfred Cesarewitch at Newmarket "is not off the agenda yet" for Jennies Jewel - despite having disappointed at the Curragh on Sunday. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:34:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819258-fahey-undecided-on/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819258-fahey-undecided-on/ Weld and O'Brien mulling Arc options Dermot Weld will decide on Tuesday whether Harzand will take part in next Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe while Aidan O'Brien plans to send three contenders to France. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:19:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0925/819135-weld-and-obrien-mulling-arc-options/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0925/819135-weld-and-obrien-mulling-arc-options/ Capri justifies favouritism to take Beresford Capri gave Aidan O'Brien his 16th victory in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes when leading home a one-two-three for the Ballydoyle trainer at the Curragh. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:12:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0925/819126-beresford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0925/819126-beresford/ Tommy Stack set to retire at end of year Classic-winning trainer Tommy Stack is to retire at the end of the year, with his son Fozzy set to take up the reins at Thomastown Castle in Co Tipperary. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:37:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0925/819125-tommy-stack/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0925/819125-tommy-stack/ Eziyra keeps Weld stakes in the family Dermot Weld's Eziyra stayed on to win the C.L. & M.F. Weld Park Stakes, named in his late parents' memory, at the Curragh and head into winter quarters as a potential Classic candidate. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:13:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0925/819123-vociferous-marina-takes-maiden-at-the-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0925/819123-vociferous-marina-takes-maiden-at-the-curragh/ Brave Anna wins as Lady Aurelia disappoints Brave Anna and Roly Poly gave Aidan O'Brien a surprise one-two as the pair upstaged Lady Aurelia in the Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:53:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0924/818984-cheveley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0924/818984-cheveley/