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 Nov 2017 15:03:34 +0000 Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:03:34 +0000 Sport News Walsh suffers suspected broken leg at Punchestown Ruby Walsh was taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg following a fall from Let's Dance at Punchestown. Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:57:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1118/921128-walsh-suffers-suspected-broken-leg-at-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1118/921128-walsh-suffers-suspected-broken-leg-at-punchestown/ Splash Of Ginge surprise in BetVictor Gold Cup Splash Of Ginge was a 25-1 winner of the BetVictor Gold Cup at Cheltenham for Nigel Twiston-Davies. Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:03:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1118/921099-splash-of-ginge-surprise-in-betvictor-gold-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1118/921099-splash-of-ginge-surprise-in-betvictor-gold-cup/ Finian's Oscar stays unbeaten after emotional victory Finian's Oscar continued to live up to his high expectations after making it two from two over fences with a poignant success in the Steel Plate And Sections Novices' Chase at Cheltenham. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:17:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1117/920990-finians-oscar/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1117/920990-finians-oscar/ Aidan O'Brien's Idaho arrives for Japan Cup Japan Cup hopeful Idaho enjoyed some light exercise on Friday after arriving in the country ahead of his big-race date. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:28:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1117/920824-obriens-idaho-arrives-for-japan-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1117/920824-obriens-idaho-arrives-for-japan-cup/ Tizzard to saddle Potts' horses at Cheltenham Colin Tizzard has received permission from the family of Alan Potts to run the late owner's horses at Cheltenham's three-day fixture. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:27:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1116/920480-tizzard-to-saddle-potts/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1116/920480-tizzard-to-saddle-potts/ Altior ruled out of Tingle Creek by Henderson Altior will miss the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown next month due to "a wind problem", trainer Nicky Henderson said in a statement to bookmakers Unibet. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:38:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1115/920386-altior-out-of/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1115/920386-altior-out-of/ Enable crowned Horse of the Year Enable has been named Cartier Horse of the Year at the Cartier Racing Awards ceremony at the Dorchester Hotel in London. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:36:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1115/920175-enable-crowned-horse-of-the-year/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1115/920175-enable-crowned-horse-of-the-year/ McDonogh to go freelance as Oxx decides not to retain Declan McDonogh will go freelance in 2018 after John Oxx decided not to retain a jockey next year. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:21:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1115/920287-mcdonogh-to-go-freelance-as-oxx-decide-not-to-retain/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1115/920287-mcdonogh-to-go-freelance-as-oxx-decide-not-to-retain/ Gold Cup winning-owner Alan Potts passes away Jessica Harrington led the tributes to Alan Potts after the leading National Hunt owner died at the age of 80. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:33:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1114/920062-gold-cup-winning-owner-potts-dies/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1114/920062-gold-cup-winning-owner-potts-dies/ Faugheen on track for Punchestown comeback Faugheen is in line to make his long-awaited return to action in Sunday's Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:25:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1114/919994-faugheen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1114/919994-faugheen/ Red Jack off to winning start over jumps Dual bumper winner Red Jack made a successful start to his jumping career in the Irish Stallion Owners EBF Maiden Hurdle at Naas. Sat, 11 Nov 2017 15:32:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1111/919266-red-jack-off-to-winning-start-over-jumps/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1111/919266-red-jack-off-to-winning-start-over-jumps/ Ruby out of action with damaged hand Ruby Walsh is set for a week on the sidelines after he bruised his right hand in a fall at Down Royal earlier this month. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:48:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1110/919072-ruby-out-of-action-with-damaged-hand/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1110/919072-ruby-out-of-action-with-damaged-hand/ Russell hospitalised after Thurles fall Davy Russell has gone to hospital for precautionary x-rays on his left foot following a fall at Thurles. Thu, 9 Nov 2017 15:36:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1109/918738-russel-hospitalised-after-thurles-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1109/918738-russel-hospitalised-after-thurles-fall/ O'Brien mullls Ascot Gold Cup date for Rekindling Melbourne Cup hero Rekindling is set for a short break in Australia before returning to Europe with next year's Gold Cup at Royal Ascot a possible target. Wed, 8 Nov 2017 09:25:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1108/918343-obrien-mullls/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1108/918343-obrien-mullls/ Thistlecrack heads field for George VI Chase Thistlecrack, Might Bite and Sizing John all feature among a stellar cast of 26 entries for the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton. Wed, 8 Nov 2017 14:33:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1108/918439-thistlecrack-heads/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1108/918439-thistlecrack-heads/ Joseph O'Brien: I never dreamt of Melbourne Cup win History making trainer Joseph O'Brien admitted that not in his wildest dreams did he imagine he would see his horse win the 2017 Melbourne Cup. Tue, 7 Nov 2017 16:10:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1107/918035-joseph-obrien/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1107/918035-joseph-obrien/ Suspected broken leg for Brassil after Fairyhouse fall Jockey Conor Brassil was taken to hospital after suffering a suspected broken leg in a fall in the final race at Fairyhouse. Tue, 7 Nov 2017 17:17:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1107/918208-conor-brassil-sufferes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1107/918208-conor-brassil-sufferes/ Melbourne Cup win rekindles fond memories for Weld Dermot Weld, the first non-Australian trainer to win the Melbourne Cup, has hailed Ireland's 1-2-3 Flemington Racecourse as a "great achievement". Tue, 7 Nov 2017 23:05:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1107/918116-dermot-weld-rekindling-melbourne-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1107/918116-dermot-weld-rekindling-melbourne-cup/ Sizing John and Outlander hold Betfair entries Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Sizing John stars among 11 entries for the Betfair Chase at Haydock on 25 November. Tue, 7 Nov 2017 15:21:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1107/918140-sizing-john-and-outlander-hold-betfair-entries/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1107/918140-sizing-john-and-outlander-hold-betfair-entries/ Easy as 1-2-3 as O'Brien leads Melbourne Cup Irish home Joseph O'Brien claimed the biggest win of his training career so far as Rekindling won the Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Tue, 7 Nov 2017 14:00:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1107/918002-melbourne-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1107/918002-melbourne-cup/