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 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:29:15 +0100 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:29:15 +0100 Sport News Smullen steps in for Irish Derby ride on Cracksman Pat Smullen has been booked to ride Cracksman in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:24:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0627/885888-smullen-steps-in-for-irish-derby-ride-on-cracksman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0627/885888-smullen-steps-in-for-irish-derby-ride-on-cracksman/ Dettori blow leaves Cracksman in need of derby jockey Connections of Cracksman are on the lookout for a jockey for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on Saturday. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:29:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0626/885685-cracksman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0626/885685-cracksman/ Harrington happy despite drawing Ascot blank Jessica Harrington had no complaints about how her horses ran at Royal Ascot last week despite leaving empty-handed. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:06:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0626/885600-harrington-happy-despite-drawing-ascot-blank/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0626/885600-harrington-happy-despite-drawing-ascot-blank/ Frankie Dettori to miss Irish Derby with arm injury Frankie Dettori will not be back before the week of Newmarket's July Festival at the earliest, meaning he will miss Saturday's Irish Derby the jockey's manager Peter Burrell has said. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:28:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0626/885662-frankie-dettori-to-miss-irish-derby-with-arm-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0626/885662-frankie-dettori-to-miss-irish-derby-with-arm-injury/ Railway Stakes likely to be next for De Bruyne Horse The Railway Stakes at the Curragh is likely next port of call for talented juvenile De Bruyne Horse. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 11:38:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0625/885360-railway-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0625/885360-railway-stakes/ O'Brien claims Ascot trainers' title with Idaho success Idaho could join his full-brother Highland Reel in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes next month after winning the Hardwicke Stakes on the final day of Royal Ascot. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:20:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0624/885250-obrien-claims-ascot-trainers-title-with-idaho-success/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0624/885250-obrien-claims-ascot-trainers-title-with-idaho-success/ Winter comes good for O'Brien in Coronation 1-2-3 Dual Classic heroine Winter continued her fantastic season with an assured victory in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:53:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0623/885098-winter-comes-good-for-obrien-in-coronation-1-2-3/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0623/885098-winter-comes-good-for-obrien-in-coronation-1-2-3/ Caravaggio wins Commonwealth Cup for O'Brien at Ascot Caravaggio maintained his unbeaten record with a superb display in the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot, netting another winner for Aidan O'Brien. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:56:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0623/885084-caravaggio-wins-commonwealth/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0623/885084-caravaggio-wins-commonwealth/ Big Orange wins thrilling Ascot Gold Cup Big Orange held off a late charge from two-in-a-row chasing Order of St. George to win a thrilling Ascot Gold Cup this afternoon. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:07:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0622/884844-big-orange-wins-thrilling-ascot-gold-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0622/884844-big-orange-wins-thrilling-ascot-gold-cup/ Highland the Reel deal in Ascot feature Highland Reel, trained by Aidan O'Brien and ridden by Ryan Moore, won the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:06:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0621/884504-prince-of-waless-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0621/884504-prince-of-waless-stakes/ French raiders claim spoils at Royal Ascot Royal Ascot witnessed something of a quiet French revolution on Wednesday as Qemah won the Duke of Cambridge Stakes, while compatriot Le Brivido did the business in the Jersey Stakes. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:05:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0621/884548-french-raiders-claim/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0621/884548-french-raiders-claim/ O'Brien optimistic St George can retain Gold Cup Having answered questions about his stamina when an impressive winner last year, Aidan O'Brien's Order Of St George looks a solid favourite to retain the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot on Thursday. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:36:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0621/884488-obrien-cautiously/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0621/884488-obrien-cautiously/ No victory for Churchill as Barney Roy claims Palace Barney Roy, trained by Richard Hannon and ridden by James Doyle, won the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:14:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0620/884239-st-jamess-palace-stakes-barney-roy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0620/884239-st-jamess-palace-stakes-barney-roy/ Thomas Hobson gives Mullins Ascot Stakes win Thomas Hobson bolted up in the Ascot Stakes for the formidable combination of trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Ryan Moore. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:26:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0620/884249-thomas-hobson-gives-mullins-rare-ascot-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0620/884249-thomas-hobson-gives-mullins-rare-ascot-win/ Ribchester takes the Queen Anne Stakes Hot favourite Ribchester claimed top honours in the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:49:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0620/884201-ribchester-takes-the/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0620/884201-ribchester-takes-the/ Dettori ruled out of entire Ascot meeting Frankie Dettori has ruled himself out of the entire Royal Ascot meeting due to an arm injury. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:53:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0620/884117-dettori-ruled-out-of-entire-ascot-meeting/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0620/884117-dettori-ruled-out-of-entire-ascot-meeting/ Colin Keane sets sights on making Royal Ascot impact After setting the target of riding 100 winners in Ireland this season Colin Keane has more immediate glory in his sights at Royal Ascot. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:14:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0619/883955-keane-sets-sights-on-royal-ascot/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0619/883955-keane-sets-sights-on-royal-ascot/ Godolphin seeking to break O'Brien dominance Dubai's Godolphin Operation will seek to use racing's most glamorous week at Royal Ascot to begin their fight back and put a stop to the bandwagon of master Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:22:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0619/883919-godolphin-seeking-to-break/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0619/883919-godolphin-seeking-to-break/ Moonmeister wins after thrilling climax to Cork Derby Tony Martin's Moonmeister came out on top after a thrilling climax to the Cork Derby. Sun, 18 Jun 2017 16:47:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0618/883673-moonmeister-wins-after-thrilling-climax-to-cork-derby/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0618/883673-moonmeister-wins-after-thrilling-climax-to-cork-derby/ Creggs Pipes skips Ascot with the Curragh in mind Andy Slattery has decided to skip Royal Ascot with Creggs Pipes and will instead wait for the Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on July 2. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:28:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0616/883188-creggs-pipes-skips-ascot-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0616/883188-creggs-pipes-skips-ascot-for/