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, 28 Apr 2016 19:29:22 +0100 Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:29:22 +0100 Sport News Punchestown Day 4 Tips and Previews Declan Meagher marks your card for day four of the Punchestown Festival. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:39:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784983-punchestown-day-4-tips-and-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784983-punchestown-day-4-tips-and-previews/ Douvan cruises to Ryanair Novice Chase victory Douvan rounded off his spectacular season with another faultless display in the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:29:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784971-douvan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784971-douvan/ One Track Mind takes Stayers Hurdle prize One Track Mind claimed Grade One glory for Warren Greatrex and Gavin Sheehan with victory in a dramatic running of the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:26:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784940-one-track-mind-takes-winning-route-in-stayers-hurd/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784940-one-track-mind-takes-winning-route-in-stayers-hurd/ Quantitativeeasing on the money for Enda Bolger Quantitativeeasing led home stable companion Cantlow to provide cross-country king Enda Bolger with a one-two in the La Touche Cup at Punchestown. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:35:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784934-quantitativeeasing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784934-quantitativeeasing/ Punchestown wrap: Dawn strikes for Elliott Bright New Dawn got rolling late to claim top honours in the Three.ie Handicap Chase for Gordon Elliott on day three of the Festival. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:14:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784920-puchestown-wrap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784920-puchestown-wrap/ Punchestown Day 3: Tips and Previews Declan Meagher casts his eye over the runners and riders at the third day of the Punchestown Festival, including the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:33:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784711-punchestown-day-3-tips-and-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784711-punchestown-day-3-tips-and-previews/ Mouse Morris plots next move for Rule The World Connections of Rule The World are set to discuss future plans for the Crabbie's Grand National hero after the dust has settled following his run at Punchestown on Tuesday. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:43:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784899-morris-plots-next-move-for-rule-the-world/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784899-morris-plots-next-move-for-rule-the-world/ Air Force Blue to face 12 rivals in 2000 Guineas Air Force Blue heads a field of 13 declared for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:58:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784811-air-force-blue/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784811-air-force-blue/ Carlingford Lough claims Punchestown Gold Cup Barry Geraghty heaped praise on trainer John Kiely as Carlingford Lough powered home to cause a minor upset in the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:01:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784666-punchestown-gold-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784666-punchestown-gold-cup/ Bellshill wins novice battle at Punchestown Bellshill showed talent and tenacity in equal measure to claim top honours in the Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle at Punchestown. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:25:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784678-bellshill/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784678-bellshill/ Maiden Grade One victory for Walsh on Blow By Blow Blow By Blow made virtually every yard of the running under Katie Walsh for a famous success in the Attheraces.com Champion INH Flat Race at Punchestown. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:45:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784668-at-the-races/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784668-at-the-races/ Augusta Kate strikes gold for celebrity owners Augusta Kate struck gold for her celebrity owners in the concluding race on day two of the Punchestown Festival. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:13:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784655-shamiran-upsets-odds-in-handicap-hurdle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784655-shamiran-upsets-odds-in-handicap-hurdle/ Alpha Des Obeaux ready for Champion Stayers Hurdle Trainer Mouse Morris is hoping Alpha Des Obeaux can exploit Thistlecrack's absence to the full to take the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown on Thursday. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:00:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784601-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784601-punchestown/ Annie Power misses Punchestown Champion Hurdle Annie Power has not been declared for Friday's Betdaq Punchestown Champion Hurdle, but trainer Willie Mullins will be represented by another impressive mare in the form of Vroum Vroum Mag. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:13:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784573-annie-power-misses-punchestown-champion-hurdle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784573-annie-power-misses-punchestown-champion-hurdle/ God's Own beats Vautour to Champion Chase God's Own (9/1) emerged triumphant after a thrilling climax to the Boylesports Champion Chase on the opening day of the Punchestown Festival. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:21:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784434-gods-own/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784434-gods-own/ Punchestown Day 2 Tips and Previews Declan Meagher casts his eye over the runners and riders ahead of the second day of the Punchestown Festival and has plenty of tips for the day's racing. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:37:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784471-punchestown-day-2-tips-and-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784471-punchestown-day-2-tips-and-previews/ Zabana takes Champion Novice Chase Zabana, trained by Andrew Lynch and ridden by Davy Russell, won the Growise Champion Novice Chase at Punchestown. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 19:51:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784450-zabana-takes-champion-novice-chase/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784450-zabana-takes-champion-novice-chase/ Don't Touch It capitalises as Yorkhill disappoints Red-hot favourite Yorkhill was bitterly disappointing as Don't Touch It claimed victory in the Herald Champion Novice Hurdle at Punchestown. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:41:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784432-yorkhill-disappoints-as/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784432-yorkhill-disappoints-as/ Wish Ye Didnt takes opener at Punchestown Wish Ye Didnt got favourite backers off to a flyer in the first race of the festival by successfully defending her crown in the Kildare Hunt Club Fr Sean Breen Memorial Chase. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:01:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784407-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784407-punchestown/ Douvan to face five in Ryanair Novice Chase Douvan is one of six declared runners for the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown on Thursday. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 11:16:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784317-douvan_ryanair-novice/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0426/784317-douvan_ryanair-novice/