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 Sun, 21 May 2017 13:54:18 +0100 Sun, 21 May 2017 13:54:18 +0100 Sport News Caravaggio makes Ascot case with impressive Naas win Caravaggio enhanced his already strong claims for the Commonwealth Cup when making an impressive seasonal debut in the EMS Copiers Lacken Stakes at Naas. Sun, 21 May 2017 18:06:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0521/876856-caravggio/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0521/876856-caravggio/ Frankel-sired Soul Stirring wins Japanese Oaks Soul Stirring became the first progeny of Frankel to claim Classic glory when winning the Japanese Oaks at Tokyo racecourse. Sun, 21 May 2017 13:54:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0521/876832-soul-stirring/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0521/876832-soul-stirring/ Ribchester justifies favouritism in Lockinge Stakes Ribchester, trained by Richard Fahey and ridden by William Buick, has won the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Sat, 20 May 2017 17:05:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876688-lockinge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876688-lockinge/ Shaneshill gives Mullins and Walsh victory in France Shaneshill has won the Grade 2 Prix la Barka at Auteuil for Ruby Walsh and Willie Mullins. Sat, 20 May 2017 16:10:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876676-shanesill-gives-mullins-and-walsh-victory-in-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876676-shanesill-gives-mullins-and-walsh-victory-in-france/ Royal Ascot date for Naughty Or Nice after Navan win John Oxx plans to send Naughty Or Nice to Royal Ascot after she secured Listed honours at Navan. Sat, 20 May 2017 16:58:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876694-royal-ascot-date-for-naughty-or-nice-after-navan-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876694-royal-ascot-date-for-naughty-or-nice-after-navan-win/ Hawkbill bounces back with comprehensive Newbury win Last year's Eclipse Stakes hero Hawkbill bounced back to his best with a comprehensive victory in the Al Rayyan Stakes at Newbury. Sat, 20 May 2017 15:42:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876671-newbury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876671-newbury/ Caravaggio ready for much anticipated return Caravaggio makes his eagerly-awaited return to action in the EMS Copiers Lacken Stakes at Naas on Sunday. Sat, 20 May 2017 14:20:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876645-caravaggio/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876645-caravaggio/ Alpha Centauri looking to back up initial impression Exciting filly Alpha Centauri is reported in fine form ahead of her second career outing in the Coolmore Stud Irish EBF Fillies Sprint Stakes at Naas on Sunday. Sat, 20 May 2017 14:09:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876643-aplha-centauri-looking-to-back-up-initial-impression/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0520/876643-aplha-centauri-looking-to-back-up-initial-impression/ Dartmouth prevails in Yorkshire Cup thriller Dartmouth just came out on top in a thrilling finish to the Betway Yorkshire Cup at York. Fri, 19 May 2017 17:54:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0519/876534-dartmouth-prevails-in-yorkshire-cup-thriller/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0519/876534-dartmouth-prevails-in-yorkshire-cup-thriller/ O'Brien sends Somehow to Newbury for Lockinge Aidan O'Brien relies on Somehow as he seeks a second success in the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Fri, 19 May 2017 16:02:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0519/876494-obrien-sends-somehow-to-newbury-for-lockinge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0519/876494-obrien-sends-somehow-to-newbury-for-lockinge/ Curragh rather than Epsom may be next for Churchill Aidan O'Brien says there is a "good chance" Churchill will run in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday week - rather than head to Epsom for the Investec Derby. Fri, 19 May 2017 08:42:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0519/876378-churchill/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0519/876378-churchill/ Permian shows resolve to dig out Dante Stakes success Permian gave the Investec Derby hopes of Cracksman a direct boost after running out the winner of the Betfred Dante Stakes at York. Thu, 18 May 2017 16:02:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0518/876247-permian/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0518/876247-permian/ Breeders call for action to prevent Brexit damage Thoroughbred racehorse experts have questioned why the Government's Brexit plan did not specifically mention the €1.3 billion euro industry. Thu, 18 May 2017 16:10:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0518/876243-racehorse-breeders-call-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0518/876243-racehorse-breeders-call-for/ Kennedy out for four months after breaking leg Jack Kennedy sustained a broken leg in a fall at Punchestown last night and will be out of action for four months. Thu, 18 May 2017 14:39:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0518/876119-jack-kennedy-out-for-four-months-with-broken-leg/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0518/876119-jack-kennedy-out-for-four-months-with-broken-leg/ Tasleet thrives to wrap up Duke of York success Tasleet relished the soft ground and fairly bolted up in the Duke of York Clipper Logistics Stakes at York. Wed, 17 May 2017 15:59:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0517/875951-duke-of-york/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0517/875951-duke-of-york/ Minding heads Aidan O'Brien's Eclipse assault Multiple Group One winner Minding has been installed as the 4-1 favourite by race sponsors Coral for this year's Eclipse. Wed, 17 May 2017 13:34:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0517/875908-aidan-obrien-has-minding-poised-for-eclipse-assault/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0517/875908-aidan-obrien-has-minding-poised-for-eclipse-assault/ Willie Mullins hails retiring Annie Power Willie Mullins has hailed the retiring Annie Power as one the best horses he has ever trained and says returning to win the 2016 Champion Hurdle was the five-time Grade One winner's greatest triumph. Tue, 16 May 2017 23:19:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0516/875625-ruby-walsh-pays-tribute-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0516/875625-ruby-walsh-pays-tribute-to/ Robbie Power fractures ribs in Killarney fall Robbie Power faces at least two weeks on the sidelines after fracturing two ribs in a nasty fall at Killarney on Monday. Tue, 16 May 2017 17:02:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0516/875664-robbie-power-fractures-ribs-in-killarney-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0516/875664-robbie-power-fractures-ribs-in-killarney-fall/ Jamie Codd makes winning bow at Sedgefield Champion Irish amateur Jamie Codd made his first visit to Sedgefield a successful one when scoring on newcomer Way Out West for Stuart Crawford. Tue, 16 May 2017 18:15:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0516/875693-jamie-codd-makes-winning-bow-at/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0516/875693-jamie-codd-makes-winning-bow-at/ Champion Hurdle heroine Annie Power retired Annie Power has run her last race, after Willie Mullins confirmed the brilliant Champion Hurdle winner has been retired. Tue, 16 May 2017 13:00:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0516/875565-mullins-brilliant-mare-annie-power-retired/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0516/875565-mullins-brilliant-mare-annie-power-retired/