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 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:56:19 +0100 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:56:19 +0100 Sport News The Gurkha heads Eclipse septet The Gurkha heads a seven-strong field for the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:27:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0630/799235-coral-eclipse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0630/799235-coral-eclipse/ John Gosden aims two runners at Lancashire Oaks John Gosden has declared both Furia Cruzada and Lady Of Camelot as he tries to win the bet365 Lancashire Oaks for a seventh time at Haydock on Saturday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:56:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0630/799243-john-gosden-aims-two-runners-at/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0630/799243-john-gosden-aims-two-runners-at/ Kieren Fallon misses Fairyhouse rides Michael O'Callaghan is hoping Kieren Fallon will make a quick return to action following a fall on the gallops on Wednesday morning. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:49:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0629/799103-kieren-fallon-misses-fairyhouse-rides/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0629/799103-kieren-fallon-misses-fairyhouse-rides/ Jet Setting to campaign towards Matron Stakes Adrian Keatley is planning an assault on the Coolmore Fusachi Pegasus Matron Stakes with Jet Setting as she continues to recover from a respiratory infection she picked up travelling to Ascot. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:04:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0628/798706-jet-setting/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0628/798706-jet-setting/ No return date in sight for Rebel Fitz The racing future of Rebel Fitz is still up in the air but he is at least recovering well from serious injury, according to trainer Mick Winters. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:56:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0628/798742-rebel-fitz/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0628/798742-rebel-fitz/ Former Derby contender Zawraq on comeback trail Connections of Zawraq report the one-time Derby contender to be making steady progress as he continues to work towards a comeback. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:24:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0627/798440-zawraq/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0627/798440-zawraq/ Minding lands Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh Minding duly landed the odds to collect her third Group One triumph of the season in the Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:51:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0626/798313-pretty-polly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0626/798313-pretty-polly/ Harzand triumphs in the Irish Derby Harzand completed the English-Irish Derby double when taking the Dubai Duty Free-sponsored Classic at the Curragh. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:31:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798175-hrazand-pulls-off-double-with-irish-derby-triumph/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798175-hrazand-pulls-off-double-with-irish-derby-triumph/ Medicine Jack lands Railway Stakes Medicine Jack put up a game display to outpoint Peace Envoy in the GAIN Railway Stakes at the Curragh. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:40:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0626/798236-medicine-jack-lands-railway-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0626/798236-medicine-jack-lands-railway-stakes/ Fran Berry set for spell out after fall Fran Berry is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a fall at Doncaster on Friday. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:48:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798135-fran-berry-set-for-spell-out-after-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798135-fran-berry-set-for-spell-out-after-fall/ Minding seeking to upset elders in Pretty Polly Aidan O'Brien's Minding bids to continue her spectacular campaign in a first clash with her elders in Sunday's Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:17:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798118-pretty-polly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0625/798118-pretty-polly/ Harzand still on course for the Irish Derby Epsom hero Harzand remains an intended runner in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby after satisfying trainer Dermot Weld in a workout on Friday morning. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:05:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0624/797935-harzand/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0624/797935-harzand/ Minding faces four rivals in Pretty Polly Stakes Dual Classic heroine Minding will face just four rivals in the Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:46:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0624/797886-minding-faces-four-rivals-in-pretty-polly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0624/797886-minding-faces-four-rivals-in-pretty-polly/ Harzand faces eight in Derby date at the Curragh Epsom hero Harzand heads a field of nine runners in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:49:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0623/797621-harzand-faces-eight-rivals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0623/797621-harzand-faces-eight-rivals/ US Army Ranger ruled out of Irish Derby Aidan O'Brien's hopes of landing Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh have been dealt a blow with the news US Army Ranger is out of the race. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:59:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797429-ranger-derby/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797429-ranger-derby/ Speedy Boarding must take flight for Pretty Polly Frederik Tylicki is aware Speedy Boarding needs to take her form to another level to beat Minding in Sunday's Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:02:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797417-pretty-polly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797417-pretty-polly/ All eyes on Newbury for crucial Brexit result On a day when Britain will take to the polls to decide whether or not it leaves the European Union a very appropriately named horse will be lining up at Newbury. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:56:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797412-brexit-result-expected-in-6-10-at-newbury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797412-brexit-result-expected-in-6-10-at-newbury/ Arise, Sir Anthony - McCoy receives knighthood Newly knighted AP McCoy has joked he was nervous about receiving the honour in case friend and fellow racing enthusiast Princess Anne threatened to "let the sword slip". Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:16:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797408-mccoy-knighthood/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0622/797408-mccoy-knighthood/ Weld concerned over Harzand's Derby preparations Dermot Weld admits he would have preferred another week to prepare Harzand for Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:01:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0621/797127-derby-harzand/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0621/797127-derby-harzand/ O'Brien's four in mix for Railway Stakes Aidan O'Brien has four possible runners in the GAIN Railway Stakes at the Curragh on Saturday as he bids to win the Group Two for a 13th time. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:28:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0621/797134-obriens-four-in-mix-for-railway-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0621/797134-obriens-four-in-mix-for-railway-stakes/