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 Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:06:40 +0100 Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:06:40 +0100 Sport News Flight Risk causes major upset at the Curragh Flight Risk sprang a massive 50-1 surprise in the Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes as trainer Jim Bolger and jockey Kevin Manning landed a stunning 840.5-1 treble. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:55:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0419/695193-flight-risk-causes-major-upset-at-the-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0419/695193-flight-risk-causes-major-upset-at-the-curragh/ Wayward Prince crowned in Scottish Grand National Wayward Prince rolled back the years as he warded off late challengers to lift the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:06:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0418/695047-wayward-prince-crowned-in-scottish-grand-national/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0418/695047-wayward-prince-crowned-in-scottish-grand-national/ Muhaarar & Redstart win Guineas trials at Newbury Frankie Dettori and 16-1 shot Muhaarar dented some big reputations in the Aon Greenham Stakes at Newbury. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:02:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0418/695042-muhaarar-redstart-win-guineas-trials-at-newbury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0418/695042-muhaarar-redstart-win-guineas-trials-at-newbury/ Harrington fined, Bolger suspended at Tipp Jessica Harrington was fined €1,000 and jockey Mark Bolger suspended for seven days after the running and riding of High Tail It in the Tipperary Races Supporters Club Maiden Hurdle. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:44:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0417/694914-harrington-fined-bolger-suspended-in-tipp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0417/694914-harrington-fined-bolger-suspended-in-tipp/ Bocca Baciata successful in Salsabil Stakes Bocca Baciata looked a useful filly in the making as she took the feature Irish Stallion Farms EBF Salsabil Stakes at Navan. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:10:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0418/695055-navan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0418/695055-navan/ Curragh preview A competitive field comes together for the feature Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 14:48:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0418/695040-curragh-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0418/695040-curragh-preview/ McCoy blow as Scottish National runner withdrawn Tony McCoy's intended Coral Scottish Grand National mount Benvolio has been declared a non-runner in Saturday's feature event. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:52:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0417/694723-mccoy-blow-as-scottish-national-runner-withdrawn/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0417/694723-mccoy-blow-as-scottish-national-runner-withdrawn/ Paul Deegan confident in Sruthan's chances Paul Deegan's Sruthan will aim to repeat his win of last year in the Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:24:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0417/694917-paul-deegan-confident-in-sruthans-chances/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0417/694917-paul-deegan-confident-in-sruthans-chances/ Navan preview Pleascach is around the 20-1 mark for the Oaks and attempts to advertise her Classic credentials in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Salsabil Stakes at Navan. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:42:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0417/694787-navan-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0417/694787-navan-preview/ Gallant Oscar a non-runner in Scottish National Long-time ante-post favourite Gallant Oscar has been declared a non-runner in the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr this afternoon due to the drying ground. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:18:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0418/695028-gallant-oscar/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0418/695028-gallant-oscar/ Don Cossack in Elliott's Punchestown thoughts Gordon Elliott is weighing up whether to let runaway Aintree winner Don Cossack have an outing at the Punchestown Festival at the end of the month. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:39:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0416/694486-don-cossack/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0416/694486-don-cossack/ Four-timer for Chris Hayes at Limerick Chris Hayes was the man of the moment at Limerick with a fabulous four-timer, including victory for smart hurdler Katie T in the Follow Limerickraces On Twitter Handicap. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:28:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0416/694630-limerick-review/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0416/694630-limerick-review/ Oscar nominated for Scottish National raid Ante-post favourite Gallant Oscar is among a maximum field of 30 runners in the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr on Saturday. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:44:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0416/694533-oscar-nominated-for-scottish-national-raid/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0416/694533-oscar-nominated-for-scottish-national-raid/ De Bersy and Gatechecker set for Tipp battle Unic De Bersy hasn't had a lot of luck during his brief career and attempts to make up for lost time in the Join Tipperary Races Supporters Club Maiden Hurdle. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:37:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0416/694573-de-bersy-and-gatechecker-set-for-tipp-battle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0416/694573-de-bersy-and-gatechecker-set-for-tipp-battle/ Faydhan flops at Newmarket Leading Qipco 2000 Guineas contender Faydhan was ruled out of the race after delivering a dismal display behind 9-2 shot Home Of The Brave on his seasonal reappearance in the CSP European Free Handicap at Newmarket. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:57:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0415/694330-faydhan-flops-at-newmarket/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0415/694330-faydhan-flops-at-newmarket/ O'Brien rides first Flat winner of the season Joseph O'Brien insisted his weight "isn't too bad" as he returned to the winner's enclosure on the Flat for the first time this season. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:24:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0415/694397-obrien-rides-first-flat-winner-of-the-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0415/694397-obrien-rides-first-flat-winner-of-the-season/ Hannon clan plotting more Craven glory Richard Hannon is aiming for a fourth consecutive family win in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes and has two chances with the highly-regarded Moheet and the consistent Kool Kompany. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:19:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0415/694381-hannon-clan-plotting-more-craven-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0415/694381-hannon-clan-plotting-more-craven-glory/ Fascinating Rock lands Leopardstown feature Fascinating Rock got his season off to the perfect start with a workmanlike victory in the Listed Heritage Stakes at Leopardstown. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:37:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0415/694347-fascinating-rock/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0415/694347-fascinating-rock/ High Celebrity ruled out of 1000 Guineas Andre Fabre's High Celebrity, one of the leading fancies for the Qipco 1000 Guineas, will miss the race. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:41:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0415/694322-high-celebrity-ruled-out-of-1000-guineas/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0415/694322-high-celebrity-ruled-out-of-1000-guineas/ Mullins' star trio set for rematch at Punchestown Stablemates Faugheen, Arctic Fire and Hurricane Fly are set for a rematch in the Queally Group Celebrating 35 Years in Naas Punchestown Champion Hurdle. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:46:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0415/694268-mullins-star-trio-set-for-rematch-at-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0415/694268-mullins-star-trio-set-for-rematch-at-punchestown/