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, 30 Sep 2016 20:54:25 +0100 Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:54:25 +0100 Sport News Harzand primed for Arc tilt after favourable draw Dermot Weld's Harzand has received a favourable stall draw for Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly, but Aidan O'Brien's trio of runners appear to have fared less well. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:14:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0930/820425-harzand-well-placed-for-arc-titl/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0930/820425-harzand-well-placed-for-arc-titl/ Crowley believed to have set record with 46th win British jockeys championship leader Jim Crowley is believed to have created his own piece of history at Newcastle by riding his 46th winner in a calendar month on Castleacre. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:54:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0930/820641-crowley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0930/820641-crowley/ Road to Riches hoping to get back on right track Road To Riches bids to get his career back on track in the PWC Champion Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday as the National Hunt season kicks into gear. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:46:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0930/820544-road-to-riches/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0930/820544-road-to-riches/ Irish Guineas winner Awtaad to retire to stud Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Awtaad is to be retied to stand at Derrinstown Stud at the end of the season. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:12:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0930/820552-awtaad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0930/820552-awtaad/ Dettori delight at Order Of St George Arc ride Frankie Dettori will ride Gold Cup winner Order Of St George for Aidan O'Brien in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:12:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0930/820377-dettori/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0930/820377-dettori/ Russell storms off course after getting 17-day ban Davy Russell stormed off the course at Clonmel on Thursday and refused to take his final two mounts of the day after receiving a 17-day ban from the stewards. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:50:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820286-russell-gets-17-day-ban-after-storming-off-course/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820286-russell-gets-17-day-ban-after-storming-off-course/ Smullen wants rain to aid Harzand's Arc mission Pat Smullen believes that his mount Harzand would be well suited by the arrival of rain prior to Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, the world's richest turf race. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:52:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820168-harzand-primed-for-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820168-harzand-primed-for-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ Elliott to welcome around 20 Gigginstown horses Gordon Elliott is looking forward to welcoming 'just short of 20' new horses to his yard later today following the shock news Willie Mullins will no longer be training for Gigginstown House Stud. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:20:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820101-elliot/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0929/820101-elliot/ O'Leary splits with champion trainer Mullins Leading owner Michael O'Leary will have no horses in training with Willie Mullins this season after a failure to reach an agreement over training fees, with 60 horses leaving Mullins' base for the yards of Gordon Elliott, Mouse Morris, Henry de Bromhead, Noel Meade and Joseph O'Brien. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:46:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819814-michael-oleary-in-shock-split-with-mullins-yard/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819814-michael-oleary-in-shock-split-with-mullins-yard/ McClean: Mullins news will increase competition Racing pundit Donn McClean believes that end of Gigginstown House Stud's association with champion trainer Willie Mullins will herald in a new exciting era in Irish National Hunt racing. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:14:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819990-mcclean-mullins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819990-mcclean-mullins/ Heartbreak heading Down Under for Melbourne Cup Heartbreak City is to be prepared for the Emirates Melbourne Cup after Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock bought into the Ebor winner. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:49:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819933-melbourne-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819933-melbourne-cup/ Air Force Blue grounded permanently Last season's champion European two-year-old Air Force Blue has been retired and will stand at Coolmore America's Ashford Stud in Kentucky. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:55:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819996-air-force-blue-grounded-permanently/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819996-air-force-blue-grounded-permanently/ Almanzor out of Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Irish Champion Stakes winner Almanzor has been taken out of Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:02:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819849-almanzor-out-of/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0928/819849-almanzor-out-of/ Almanzor amongst 19 in Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Impressive Irish Champion Stakes winner Almanzor is apparently still being aimed at Ascot's Qipco Champion Stakes despite appearing among 19 confirmations for Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:27:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819594-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819594-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ Jet Setting hoping for lift-off in Concorde Stakes The prospect of soft ground has tempted Adrian Keatley to run Jet Setting in the Coolmore Stud Home Of Champions Concorde Stakes at Tipperary on Sunday. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:05:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819610-jet-setting/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819610-jet-setting/ Munster National to be renamed for McNamara The Ladbrokes Munster National at Limerick has been renamed to honour the late JT McNamara. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:19:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819402-munster-national-to-be-renamed-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819402-munster-national-to-be-renamed-for/ Dettori hunts Arc mount after Rock ruled out Frankie Dettori is back on the search for a ride in Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after his intended mount Fascinating Rock was ruled out of the race. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:53:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819549-dettori-needs-arc-mount-after-rock-ruled-out/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0927/819549-dettori-needs-arc-mount-after-rock-ruled-out/ Soumillon set to partner Silverwave in Arc Christophe Soumillon will partner Silverwave for the first time in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:28:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819308-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819308-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ Mullins keen for conclusion of BHA investigation Willie Mullins is "anxious" to learn the outcome of a British Horseracing Authority investigation into alleged betting irregularities that reportedly concerns the withdrawal of Faugheen from the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:15:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819218-mullins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819218-mullins/ Fahey uncertain on Cesarewitch run for Jewel The Betfred Cesarewitch at Newmarket "is not off the agenda yet" for Jennies Jewel - despite having disappointed at the Curragh on Sunday. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:34:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819258-fahey-undecided-on/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819258-fahey-undecided-on/