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 Fri, 18 May 2018 16:47:35 +0100 Fri, 18 May 2018 16:47:35 +0100 Sport News Rhododendron strikes in Lockinge Stakes for O'Brien Rhododendron gave Aidan O'Brien a second victory in the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes following a thrilling finish to the Group One showpiece over a mile at Newbury. Sat, 19 May 2018 16:17:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0519/964636-rhododendron-strikes-in-lockinge-stakes-for-obrien/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0519/964636-rhododendron-strikes-in-lockinge-stakes-for-obrien/ Mullins sends three runners to Prix Alain du Breil Willie Mullins fields three of the 10 runners in Saturday's Prix Alain du Breil at Auteuil, with Triumph Hurdle runner-up Mr Adjudicator heading up the trio. Fri, 18 May 2018 16:47:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0518/964420-mullins-sends-three-runners-to-prix-alain-du-breil/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0518/964420-mullins-sends-three-runners-to-prix-alain-du-breil/ Roaring Lion makes Derby claim with classy York success Roaring Lion stamped his class when running out a brilliant winner of the Betfred Dante Stakes at York. Thu, 17 May 2018 16:17:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0517/964217-roaring-lion-makes-derby-claim-with-classy-york-success/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0517/964217-roaring-lion-makes-derby-claim-with-classy-york-success/ Lancaster Bomber among O'Brien artillery in Lockinge Rhododendron and Lancaster Bomber head a party of four from the Aidan O'Brien stable heading to Saturday's Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Thu, 17 May 2018 12:30:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0517/964131-lancaster-bomber-among-obrien-artilery-in-lockinge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0517/964131-lancaster-bomber-among-obrien-artilery-in-lockinge/ Ascot hero Big Orange ruled out for the season Ascot Gold Cup winner Big Orange has been ruled out for the season because of injury, trainer Michael Bell has announced. Thu, 17 May 2018 09:02:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0517/964090-ascot-hero-big-orange-ruled-out-for-the-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0517/964090-ascot-hero-big-orange-ruled-out-for-the-season/ Kirby strikes with Harry Angel on first start of season Star sprinter Harry Angel made a successful start to his campaign with an authoritative display in the Duke of York Clipper Logistics Stakes. Wed, 16 May 2018 19:51:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0516/963987-kirby-strikes-with-harry-angel-on-first-start-of-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0516/963987-kirby-strikes-with-harry-angel-on-first-start-of-season/ Mullins sends duo to York long distance feature Willie Mullins has left in both Max Dynamite and Wicklow Brave for Friday's Yorkshire Cup at York. Wed, 16 May 2018 11:39:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0516/963897-mullins-sends-duo-to-york-long-distance-feature/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0516/963897-mullins-sends-duo-to-york-long-distance-feature/ Grand National winner Timmy Murphy retires Irish jockey Timmy Murphy announced his retirement from the saddle following a winner at Chepstow on Tuesday evening. Tue, 15 May 2018 19:59:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0515/963779-grand-national-winner-timmy-murphy-retires/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0515/963779-grand-national-winner-timmy-murphy-retires/ Aidan O'Brien focused on family rather than records His daughter returning to the racetrack that day last October for the first time meant far more than breaking a world record, said Aidan O'Brien. Mon, 14 May 2018 14:47:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0514/963455-aidan-obrien-focused-on-family-rather-than-records/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0514/963455-aidan-obrien-focused-on-family-rather-than-records/ Racecourses mull beefing up security after Ascot brawl More uniformed security officers could be deployed at racecourses to help tackle outbreaks of violence. Mon, 14 May 2018 18:21:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0514/963508-racecourses-mull-beefing-up-security-after-ascot-brawl/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0514/963508-racecourses-mull-beefing-up-security-after-ascot-brawl/ Olmedo scorches home to win French 2000 Guineas Olmedo finished with a late rattle to win the Emirates Poule d'Essai des Poulains (French 2000 Guineas) at ParisLongchamp. Sun, 13 May 2018 15:16:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0513/963230-olmedo-scorches-home-to-win-french-2000-guineas/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0513/963230-olmedo-scorches-home-to-win-french-2000-guineas/ Hazapour shows Classic credentials at Leopardstown Dermot Weld appears to have another genuine Classic contender on his hands in the shape of Hazapour, who took a decisive step forward with victory in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Stakes at Leopardstown. Sun, 13 May 2018 16:32:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0513/963239-whos-steph-shines-again-to-stake-1000-guineas-claim/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0513/963239-whos-steph-shines-again-to-stake-1000-guineas-claim/ Walsh waits on final clearance to return at Auteuil Ruby Walsh is hoping to be given the green light to return to the saddle for next weekend's top-class meeting at Auteuil. Sun, 13 May 2018 12:46:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0513/963197-walsh-waits-on-final-clearance-to-return-to-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0513/963197-walsh-waits-on-final-clearance-to-return-to-france/ Bye Bye Baby heading for Epsom after Curragh win Bye Bye Baby waved the opposition a fond farewell by running them into the ground with an all-the-way win in the Plusvital Irish EBF Blue Wind Stakes. Sat, 12 May 2018 17:08:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0512/963054-bye-bye-baby-heading-for-epsom-after-curragh-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0512/963054-bye-bye-baby-heading-for-epsom-after-curragh-win/ McCreery optimistic for Mary Tudor in Guineas Trial Mary Tudor bids to earn herself a shot at Classic glory in Sunday's Derrinstown Stud 1,000 Guineas Trial at Leopardstown. Sat, 12 May 2018 10:48:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0512/962984-mccreery-optimistic-for-mary-tudor-in-guineas-trial/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0512/962984-mccreery-optimistic-for-mary-tudor-in-guineas-trial/ O'Brien triple-handed for Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Aidan O'Brien is triple-handed as he bids to extend his tremendous record in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown on Sunday. Fri, 11 May 2018 11:27:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0511/962792-obrien-triple-handed-for-derrinstown-stud-derby-trial/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0511/962792-obrien-triple-handed-for-derrinstown-stud-derby-trial/ Magic Wand spells success for O'Brien at Chester Magic Wand made every yard of the running to claim a high-profile first success in the Arkle Finance Cheshire Oaks at Chester. Wed, 9 May 2018 15:02:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0509/961313-magic-wand-spells-success-for-obrien-at-chester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0509/961313-magic-wand-spells-success-for-obrien-at-chester/ Cliffs Of Moher regains winning view at Naas Last year's Epsom Derby runner-up Cliffs Of Moher rediscovered the winning trail in the Coolmore Camelot Irish EBF Mooresbridge Stakes at Naas. Mon, 7 May 2018 16:48:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0507/960826-cliffs-of-moher-regains-winning-view-at-naas/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0507/960826-cliffs-of-moher-regains-winning-view-at-naas/ Enable ruled out until August because of injury Enable will be out of action until August at the earliest after suffering a setback, connections have anounced. Mon, 7 May 2018 11:56:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0507/960792-enable-ruled-out-until-august-because-of-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0507/960792-enable-ruled-out-until-august-because-of-injury/ Billesdon Brook causes shock to land 1000 Guineas Billesdon Brook caused a massive 66-1 upset in the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket. Sun, 6 May 2018 16:06:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0506/960679-billesdon-brook-causes-shock-to-land-1000-guineas/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0506/960679-billesdon-brook-causes-shock-to-land-1000-guineas/