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 Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:59:25 +0100 Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:59:25 +0100 Sport News Jamie Codd chasing bumper glory at Punchestown Jamie Codd hailed Fayonagh as the best bumper horse he has ridden as she bids to follow up her Cheltenham Festival victory in the Racing Post Champion INH Flat Race at Punchestown. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:17:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0425/870068-jamie-codd/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0425/870068-jamie-codd/ Sizing John back on Gold trail at Punchestown Jessica Harrington is hoping Sizing John's relative freshness will be a plus when he bids for a notable double in the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup at on Wednesday. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:59:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0425/870067-sizing-john-back-on-gold-trail-at/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0425/870067-sizing-john-back-on-gold-trail-at/ Mullins and Elliott title battle will end in Punches' Punchestown has enough in-built excitement without a need for any sub-plots but this week's five-day jumps extravaganza will also host the dramatic denouement to a thrilling jumps trainers' championship. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:25:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0421/869293-mullins-and-elliott-title-battle-will-end-in-punches/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0421/869293-mullins-and-elliott-title-battle-will-end-in-punches/ Death of former champion flat jockey Johnny Roe Trainer John Oxx led the tributes to Johnny Roe following the death of the nine-time Irish flat champion jockey at the age of 79. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:15:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0425/870066-johnny-roe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0425/870066-johnny-roe/ Mullins tips Un De Sceaux to maintain winning streak Un De Sceaux and Fox Norton lock horns in what promises to be a fascinating renewal of the BoyleSports Champion Chase at the Punchestown Festival on Tuesday. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:03:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0424/869885-mullins-confident-un-de-sceaux-can-deliver-once-again/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0424/869885-mullins-confident-un-de-sceaux-can-deliver-once-again/ Washington DC returns to winning ways at Navan Washington DC took full advantage of a drop in grade to end an 11-month losing run in the Woodlands Stakes at Navan. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:08:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0424/869960-washington-dc-returns-to-winning-ways-at-navan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0424/869960-washington-dc-returns-to-winning-ways-at-navan/ Gordon Elliott hopes Labaik can shine at Punchestown Gordon Elliott is keeping his fingers crossed Cheltenham hero Labaik will again put his best foot forward in the Herald Champion Novice Hurdle at Punchestown on Tuesday. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:04:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0424/869862-gordon-elliott-keeps-fingers-crossed-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0424/869862-gordon-elliott-keeps-fingers-crossed-for/ Sizing John and Coneygree to clash in Punchestown Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Sizing John heads a field of six declared for the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup on Wednesday. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:04:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0424/869814-sizing-john-and/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0424/869814-sizing-john-and/ Harrington doubles up at Navan after week to remember A week that started with victory in the Irish Grand National ended with a big-race double on the Flat for trainer Jessica Harrington as Khukri and Torcedor continued her dream season at Navan. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:31:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0423/869703-harrington-doubles-up-at-navan-after-week-to-remember/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0423/869703-harrington-doubles-up-at-navan-after-week-to-remember/ Vicente victorious again in Scottish National Vicente joined the list of dual Coral Scottish Grand National winners after getting up in the final stride at Ayr. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:12:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0422/869531-vicente-victorious-again-in-scottish-national/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0422/869531-vicente-victorious-again-in-scottish-national/ Barney Roy and Dabyah win Guineas trials at Newbury Two Godolphin horses dominated the JLT Greenham Stakes with Richard Hannon's Barney Roy staying on strongly to beat Dream Castle at Newbury, while Dabyah justified favouritism in the Dubai Duty Free Stakes in fine style. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:28:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0422/869529-barney-roy-and/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0422/869529-barney-roy-and/ Nico de Boinville hospitalised after fall Former Gold Cup winning-jockey Nico de Boinville was taken to Ayr Hospital for a 'precautionary' assessment after a fall in the Scottish Grand National. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:16:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0422/869541-nico-de-boinville-hospitalised-after-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0422/869541-nico-de-boinville-hospitalised-after-fall/ Annie Power expecting Camelot foal in 2018 The brilliant racemare Annie Power has been confirmed in foal to multiple Classic winner Camelot. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:53:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0421/869413-annie-power/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0421/869413-annie-power/ Whitecliffsofdover takes Guineas trial for O'Brien Whitecliffsofdover led his rivals a merry dance in the bet365 European Free Handicap at Newmarket. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:05:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0419/868721-whitecliffsofdover/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0419/868721-whitecliffsofdover/ O'Leary eyes success at Punchestown season finale Michael O'Leary is hopeful of finishing another outstanding season for the Gigginstown House Stud on a high at next week's Punchestown Festival. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:50:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0419/868626-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0419/868626-punchestown/ Khalidi claims Feilden Stakes at Newmarket Khalidi relished the return to fast ground as he repelled the challenge of Salouen to win the bet365 Feilden Stakes at Newmarket. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:03:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0418/868506-khalidi-claims/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0418/868506-khalidi-claims/ Our Duke impresses in landing Irish Grand National Our Duke stamped his class on the BoyleSports Irish Grand National to continue the golden season of trainer Jessica Harrington and jockey Robbie Power. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 22:28:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0417/868251-boylesports-grand-national/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0417/868251-boylesports-grand-national/ Barry Geraghty breaks arm after Irish National fall Barry Geraghty is set for another lengthy injury lay-off after breaking his arm in a fall at Fairyhouse on Monday. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 19:21:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0417/868289-barry-geraghty-breaks-arm-after-irish-national-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0417/868289-barry-geraghty-breaks-arm-after-irish-national-fall/ Diakali leaves disappointing Jezki in the shade Diakali benefited from an excellent front-running ride by Ruby Walsh to win the Rathbarry & Glenview Studs Hurdle at Fairyhouse. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:52:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0417/868255-diakali-leaves-disappointing-jezki-in-the-shade/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0417/868255-diakali-leaves-disappointing-jezki-in-the-shade/ Squad goals for Elliott ahead of Irish National Gordon Elliott has a 10-strong squad primed for duty in the BoyleSports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:38:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0417/868210-squad-goals-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0417/868210-squad-goals-for/