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, 3 Sep 2015 16:17:40 +0100 Thu, 3 Sep 2015 16:17:40 +0100 Sport News Gordon Lord Byron bids for second Sprint Cup win Wayne Lordan believes Gordon Lord Byron is the "one to beat" in Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock. Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:53:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0903/725436-gordon-lord-byron/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0903/725436-gordon-lord-byron/ American Pharoah to race on with Classic goal Triple Crown hero American Pharoah will be pointed at the Breeders' Cup Classic despite his shock defeat at Saratoga last weekend. Thu, 3 Sep 2015 16:17:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0903/725459-american-pharoah/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0903/725459-american-pharoah/ Clive Brittain announces retirement Multiple Classic-winning trainer Clive Brittain has announced he is to retire at the end of the season. Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:47:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0903/725406-clive-brittain/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0903/725406-clive-brittain/ Jack Hobbs to face six runners at Kempton Irish Derby hero Jack Hobbs will face just six opponents when he makes his return from a summer break in Saturday's totescoop6 September Stakes at Kempton. Thu, 3 Sep 2015 15:46:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0903/725395-jack-hobbs-to-face-six-at-kempton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0903/725395-jack-hobbs-to-face-six-at-kempton/ De Sousa booked for improving Memory in Sprint Cup Champion jockey-elect Silvestre de Sousa will team up with Stewards' Cup winner Magical Memory in Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 15:13:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0902/725208-sprint-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0902/725208-sprint-cup/ James Toller happy with retirement decision Irish 2,000 Guineas-winning trainer James Toller admitted to feeling relieved after confirming his intention to quit the training ranks at the end of the season. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 11:50:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0902/725129-james-toller-happy-with-retirement-decision/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0902/725129-james-toller-happy-with-retirement-decision/ Gleneagles could head to Classic for season finale Aidan O'Brien has nominated dual Guineas hero Gleneagles for the Breeders' Cup Classic, in which he could take on American Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Tue, 1 Sep 2015 18:02:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0901/724996-gleneagles-could-head-to-classic-for-season-finale/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0901/724996-gleneagles-could-head-to-classic-for-season-finale/ Melbourne Cup attracts 140 entries Three-time runner up Red Cadeaux features among 140 entries for the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on 3 November. Tue, 1 Sep 2015 20:42:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0901/724956-melbourne-cup-attracts-140entries/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0901/724956-melbourne-cup-attracts-140entries/ Long Run taking hunter chase route back Long Run will run in hunter chases when he returns from injury to "see if he has any fire left in the tank". Tue, 1 Sep 2015 14:01:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0901/724944-waley-cohen-confirms-hunter-chase-route-for-long/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0901/724944-waley-cohen-confirms-hunter-chase-route-for-long/ Record-breaker Hurricane Fly retires from racing Time has been called on the career of the record-breaking 11-year-old Hurricane Fly, who won an astonishing 22 Grade One races. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:58:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0831/724678-hurricane-fly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0831/724678-hurricane-fly/ Waaheb enjoys return to hurdles at Roscommon Waaheb relished the return to the smaller obstacles when winning the Oran Hurdle at Roscommon. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:23:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0831/724773-roscommon-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0831/724773-roscommon-report/ Davy Russell out for over two months after surgery Davy Russell could out of action for the next two months after he suffered a broken arm and a broken foot in a fall at Cork on Sunday. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:32:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0831/724636-davy-russell-out-for-two-months-after-surgery/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0831/724636-davy-russell-out-for-two-months-after-surgery/ Hurricane Highlights - The Fly's best moments Following the retirement of one of the greatest hurdlers of all time, we take a look back at Hurricane Fly's very best moments. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:58:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0831/724682-hurricane-highlights/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0831/724682-hurricane-highlights/ Leading female jockey Hayley Turner set to retire Leading female jockey Hayley Turner is set to retire at the end of the season. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:46:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0831/724762-hayley-turner/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0831/724762-hayley-turner/ Davy Russell suffers fractured arm in Cork Davy Russell is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a fracture to his left arm in an incident in the parade ring before the Family Day Out Maiden Hurdle at Cork. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:36:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0830/724499-davy-russell-suffers-fractured-arm-in-cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0830/724499-davy-russell-suffers-fractured-arm-in-cork/ Williams smashes rivals for Curragh victory Smash Williams looks bound for bigger and better things after confirming the promise of his impressive debut with another comprehensive victory in the Round Tower Stakes at the Curragh. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:11:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0830/724492-beacon-shines-brightest-at-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0830/724492-beacon-shines-brightest-at-curragh/ Retirement on the cards for American Pharoah American Triple Crown hero American Pharoah could now be retired after his shock defeat in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:11:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0830/724446-retirement-on-the-cards-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0830/724446-retirement-on-the-cards-for/ Oxx fancies Sea Moon for Irish St Leger John Oxx feels Sea Moon deserves a tilt at the Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger following a fine effort at the Curragh. Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:33:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0830/724463-oxx-fancis-sea-moon-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0830/724463-oxx-fancis-sea-moon-for/ Family affair for the O'Brien's at Wexford The O'Brien family dominated proceedings at Wexford on Saturday with trainer Aidan saddling three winners, with his son and two daughters taking the mounts. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:43:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0829/724381-wexford-review/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0829/724381-wexford-review/ Titania looks to step up at the Curragh My Titania bids to get off the mark for the season in the Dance Design Fillies' Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:27:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0829/724336-titania-looks-to-step-up-at-the-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0829/724336-titania-looks-to-step-up-at-the-curragh/