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 Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:26:29 +0000 Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:26:29 +0000 Sport News Great Field the attraction at rescheuled Navan card Great Field is the star attraction in the rescheduled Toals.com Bookmakers Webster Cup at Navan on Friday. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:18:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0322/949389-great-field-the-attraction-at-rescheuled-navan-card/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0322/949389-great-field-the-attraction-at-rescheuled-navan-card/ First Graded win for Denis Hogan at Limerick Denis Hogan reflected on the biggest victory of his training and riding career to date after steering Youcantcallherthat to success at Limerick. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:26:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0321/949149-first-graded-win-for-denis-hogan-at-limerick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0321/949149-first-graded-win-for-denis-hogan-at-limerick/ O'Brien details daughter Ana's significant memory loss Leading flat trainer Aidan O'Brien opened up for the first time on his daughter Ana's fall last summer, the subsequent memory loss and her decision to return to riding out at Ballydoyle Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:37:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0321/949067-obrien-details-daughter-anas-significant-memory-loss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0321/949067-obrien-details-daughter-anas-significant-memory-loss/ Ruby targeting Punchestown return Leading jockey says he's determined to finish the season on a high at Punchestown after his latest injury setback. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:47:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0321/948969-ruby-targeting-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0321/948969-ruby-targeting-punchestown/ Ruby hoping for swift return as he awaits injury update Ruby Walsh expects to discover on Wednesday how long he will be out of action for following his latest injury setback. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:26:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0318/948366-ruby-hoping-for-swift-return-as-he-awaits-injury-update/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0318/948366-ruby-hoping-for-swift-return-as-he-awaits-injury-update/ Gold Cup star Native River comes home to hero's welcome Hundreds of well-wishers braved freezing conditions on Saturday morning to give Native River a reception fit for a king following his victory in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 13:49:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0317/948229-gold-cup-star-native-river-comes-home-to-heros-welcome/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0317/948229-gold-cup-star-native-river-comes-home-to-heros-welcome/ Russell and Elliot scoop top Cheltenham awards There was more reason for jockey Davy Russell and trainer Gordon Elliot to celebrate after a bumper week at Cheltenham. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:01:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0316/948079-mullins-russell-oleary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0316/948079-mullins-russell-oleary/ Native River holds off Might Bite for Gold Cup glory Native River saw off Might Bite to make all the running in what was an epic duel for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:07:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0316/948029-native-river-holds-off-might-bite-for-gold-cup-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0316/948029-native-river-holds-off-might-bite-for-gold-cup-glory/ Kilkbricken Storms to shock victory in Albert Bartlett Kilbricken Storm caused a 33-1 upset as he showed stamina in abundance to win the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:57:17 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0316/948038-kilkbricken-storms-to-shock-victory-in-albert-bartlett/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0316/948038-kilkbricken-storms-to-shock-victory-in-albert-bartlett/ Four-up for Kennedy on Farclas as Elliott reaches seven Sweet 16 for Ireland as Gigginstown, Gordon Elliott and Jack Kennedy enjoy yet another victory in the opening race of Gold Cup day, the JCB Triumph Hurdle Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:08:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0316/947990-farclas-jcb-triumph-jack-kennedy-gordon-elliott/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0316/947990-farclas-jcb-triumph-jack-kennedy-gordon-elliott/ Cheltenham Day 4: Top tips and punting advice Johnny Ward casts an eye over the best of the final day's action as another Festival draws to a close. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:53:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947713-cheltenham-day-4-top-tips-and-punting-advice/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947713-cheltenham-day-4-top-tips-and-punting-advice/ Irish dominate on 'St Patrick's Thursday' at Cheltenham Ireland's domination of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival reached new heights today, when trainers from the Emerald Isle saddled six  of seven winners to wrap up the Prestbury Cup from Great Britain with a day to spare. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:57:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947780-irish-dominate-on-st-patricks-thursday-at-cheltenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947780-irish-dominate-on-st-patricks-thursday-at-cheltenham/ Missed Approach denies Irish clean sweep Only Missed Approach's victory in the Kim Muir denied Irish trainers a clean sweep of all seven races on Day 3 of Cheltenham. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:55:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947712-delta-work-gives-russell-and-elliott-a-photo-finish-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947712-delta-work-gives-russell-and-elliott-a-photo-finish-win/ Balko Des Flos gives Gigginstown a first Ryanair win Balko Des Flos gave Michael O'Leary's Gigginstown House Stud a first win in the race he sponsors by storming home in the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:43:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947719-balko-des-flos-and-davy-russell-win-the-ryanair-hurdle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947719-balko-des-flos-and-davy-russell-win-the-ryanair-hurdle/ Penhill emerges to win the Stayers' Hurdle Penhill, trained by Willie Mullins and ridden by Paul Townend, won the Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:04:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947740-penhill-emerges-to-win-the-stayers-hurdle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947740-penhill-emerges-to-win-the-stayers-hurdle/ Shattered Love romps to JLT Novices' Chase glory Shattered Love gave trainer Gordon Elliott his fourth winner of the week at the Cheltenham Festival in the JLT Novices' Chase. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:18:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947701-shattered-love-romps-to-jlt-novices-chase-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947701-shattered-love-romps-to-jlt-novices-chase-glory/ 'To me he's only a kid' - Ted opens up on Ruby fall Ted Walsh admitted watching his son Ruby take a fall that ended his Cheltenham Festival was "torture", but has no doubt the jockey will be back in the saddle and doing what he does best soon. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:55:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947653-to-me-hes-only-a-kid-ted-opens-up-on-ruby-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0315/947653-to-me-hes-only-a-kid-ted-opens-up-on-ruby-fall/ Cheltenham Day 3: Top tips and punting advice The third day of the Cheltenham Festival looks to be another good one for the Irish, with strong chances in both of the day's main events - the Ryanair Chase and the Stayers Hurdle. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:31:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0314/947471-cheltenham-festival/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0314/947471-cheltenham-festival/ Ruby has to wait to discover extent of leg injury Ruby Walsh expects to find out next week how long he will be on the sidelines for after aggravating the broken leg injury which had kept him on the sidelines for the previous four months in a fall at Cheltenham. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 21:27:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0314/947407-ruby-walsh-suffers-broken-leg-claims-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0314/947407-ruby-walsh-suffers-broken-leg-claims-report/ Altior proves his class to take Champion Chase Altior claimed a dramatic renewal of the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham to remain unbeaten over jumps. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:04:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0314/947435-altior-proves-his-class-to-take-champion-chase/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2018/0314/947435-altior-proves-his-class-to-take-champion-chase/