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, 21 Aug 2014 19:55:09 +0100 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:55:09 +0100 Sport News Tapestry floors Taghrooda on the Knavesmire Taghrooda's unbeaten record was brought to an abrupt end as the Aidan O'Brien-trained 8-1 shot Tapestry claimed a shock victory in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:28:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0821/638567-tapestry-floors-taghrooda-on-the-knavesmire/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0821/638567-tapestry-floors-taghrooda-on-the-knavesmire/ Spencer set to retire from the saddle Jockey Jamie Spencer will retire at the end of the current season at the age of just 34 to take up a new role with Qatar Racing Ltd. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:55:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0821/638512-jamie-spencer-set-to-retire-from-the-saddle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0821/638512-jamie-spencer-set-to-retire-from-the-saddle/ Australia beats elders in International at York Australia stylishly added to his growing roll of honour by winning the Juddmonte International Stakes at York. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:24:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0820/638345-australia-rules-in-juddmonte-international-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0820/638345-australia-rules-in-juddmonte-international-stakes/ Brooch lands Ruby Stakes at Killarney Brooch ably justified odds-on favouritism in the Vincent O'Brien Ruby Stakes at Killarney to extend her unbeaten record to two races. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:53:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0820/638388-brooch-lands-ruby-stakes-at-killarney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0820/638388-brooch-lands-ruby-stakes-at-killarney/ Taghrooda takes in York before trip to Paris Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe favourite Taghrooda is likely to head straight to Europe's most prestigious race if she clinches a third Group One in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks on Thursday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:47:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0820/638314-taghrooda-takes-in-york-before-trip-to-paris/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0820/638314-taghrooda-takes-in-york-before-trip-to-paris/ International trip could be ideal for Australia Australia tries what connections feel could be his ideal distance of just over a mile and quarter for the first time in the Juddmonte International at York on Wednesday. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:41:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0819/638157-international-trip-could-be-ideal-for-australia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0819/638157-international-trip-could-be-ideal-for-australia/ Avenir Certain dismisses Deauville rivals Avenir Certain stamped her class on the Shadwell Prix de la Nonette as she maintained her unbeaten record at Deauville. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:29:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/0819/638145-avenir-certain-dismisses-deauville-rivals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/0819/638145-avenir-certain-dismisses-deauville-rivals/ Corona Borealis misses out on victory at Sligo Connacht Derby second Corona Borealis again had to settle for the runner-up spot on his return to Sligo. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:33:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0819/638168-corona-borealis-misses-out-on-victory-at-sligo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0819/638168-corona-borealis-misses-out-on-victory-at-sligo/ Unbeaten Taghrooda heads to the Knavesmire John Gosden's brilliant filly Taghrooda will face six rivals when she puts her unbeaten record on the line in Thursday's Darley Yorkshire Oaks. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:15:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0819/638064-unbeaten-taghrooda-heads-to-the-knavesmire/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0819/638064-unbeaten-taghrooda-heads-to-the-knavesmire/ McCreery optimistic of big Blue run at Killarney Willie McCreery is optimistic Colour Blue can further showcase her consistent streak when she runs in the Listed Vincent O'Brien Ruby Stakes at Killarney on Wednesday. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:27:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0819/638124-mccreery-optimistic-for-obrien-ruby-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0819/638124-mccreery-optimistic-for-obrien-ruby-stakes/ O'Brien has slight concerns over Australia fitness Aidan O'Brien has issued concerns over the potential fitness of Australia as the dual Derby winner is pitched into all-aged competition for the first time in the Juddmonte International at York tomorrow. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:11:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0819/637993-obrien-slight-concerns-over-australia-fitness/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0819/637993-obrien-slight-concerns-over-australia-fitness/ Australia heads International sextet Aidan O'Brien's dual Derby hero Australia will face five rivals in the Juddmonte International at York on Wednesday. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:24:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0818/637821-australia-heads-international-sextet/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0818/637821-australia-heads-international-sextet/ Grandma Dotty stuns in Roscommon Grandma Dotty caused a real upset at Roscommon when lowering the colours of hot favourite Clondaw Warrior in the Sean Cleary Memorial Handicap. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:49:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0818/637927-grandma-dotty-stuns-in-roscommon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0818/637927-grandma-dotty-stuns-in-roscommon/ Moore to partner Kingston in Great Voltigeur Ryan Moore has been confirmed to ride Kingston Hill after the Investec Derby runner-up was one of 10 horses declared for Wednesday's Neptune Investment Management Great Voltigeur Stakes at York. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:51:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0818/637851-moore-to-pilot-kingston-hill-in-great-voltigeur-st/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0818/637851-moore-to-pilot-kingston-hill-in-great-voltigeur-st/ O'Brien confident of making International weight Joseph O'Brien believes he can manage the 8st 12lb weight allotted to Australia in Wednesday's Juddmonte International at York. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:28:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/0818/637798-obrien-confident-of-making-weight-for-juddmonte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/0818/637798-obrien-confident-of-making-weight-for-juddmonte/ Kenny "very stable" following Tramore fall Karen Kenny was reported to be "very stable" and "much brighter" in hospital on Sunday following a fall at Tramore on Saturday. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:47:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0817/637664-kenny-very-stable-following-tramore-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0817/637664-kenny-very-stable-following-tramore-fall/ O'Brien's Magician second in Million Magician was denied a second major win in America as Hardest Core recorded a surprise success in the Arlington Million. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:51:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2014/0817/637704-obriens-magician-second-in-million/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2014/0817/637704-obriens-magician-second-in-million/ Awesome Kingman reigns in France Champions Day at Ascot looks like being the next port of call for Kingman after the exceptional three-year-old made it four Group Ones in a row in the Prix Jacques Le Marois at Deauville on Sunday. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18:04:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0817/637707-awesome-kingman-reigns-in-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0817/637707-awesome-kingman-reigns-in-france/ Kenny to undergo brain scan after Tramore fall Karen Kenny will undergo a brain scan after the jockey sustained a head injury at Tramore on Saturday evening. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:05:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0816/637571-kenny-to-undergo-brain-scan-after-tramore-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0816/637571-kenny-to-undergo-brain-scan-after-tramore-fall/ Blue Ridge Lane claims Tramore victory John McConnell provided half the field in the four-runner Assembly Techniques Weekend Jolly Handicap at Tramore and won the four-horse race with the front-runner Blue Ridge Lane. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 21:10:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0816/637584-blue-ridge-lane-claims-tramore-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0816/637584-blue-ridge-lane-claims-tramore-victory/