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, 21 Aug 2017 11:52:39 +0100 Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:52:39 +0100 Sport News Davy Russell keen to defend himself on Tramore incident Davy Russell is keen to put his side of the story to the Irish Turf Club over an alleged incident involving the jockey's treatment of a horse at Tramore on Friday. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:50:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0821/898875-davy-russell-i-didnt-do-anything-out-of-ordinary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0821/898875-davy-russell-i-didnt-do-anything-out-of-ordinary/ Ulysses and Barney Roy poised for another epic Coral-Eclipse principals Ulysses and Barney Roy are set for an intriguing rematch in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:52:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0821/898874-ulysses-and-barney-roy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0821/898874-ulysses-and-barney-roy/ Racing at Roscommon cancelled due to heavy rain The Turf Club has announced that the fixture scheduled for Roscommon today has been postponed until next Monday due to heavy rain overnight. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:17:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0821/898858-racing-at-roscommon-cancelled-due-to-heavy-rain/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0821/898858-racing-at-roscommon-cancelled-due-to-heavy-rain/ Four-year-old Almanzor retired to stud Almanzor, last season's champion three-year-old, has been retired. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:07:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0821/898818-almanzor-retired-to-stud/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0821/898818-almanzor-retired-to-stud/ Ger Lyons and Treasuring strike gold at the Curragh Treasuring stepped up on a nursery success on her latest start to lift the Group Three Qatar Racing And Equestrian Club Curragh Stakes at the County Kildare track. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:45:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0820/898695-ger-lyons-and/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0820/898695-ger-lyons-and/ Creggs Pipes aimed at Matron Stakes Andrew Slattery is eyeing the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes as a potential comeback target for his star mare Creggs Pipes. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:40:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0820/898653-creggs-pipes-aimed-at/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0820/898653-creggs-pipes-aimed-at/ O'Brien's Magical upsets the odds at Curragh Aidan O'Brien's apparent third string Magical upstaged her two stable companions to take the Group Two Breast Cancer Research Debutante Stakes at the Curragh. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:57:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0820/898690-rostropovich-gets-up-late-at-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0820/898690-rostropovich-gets-up-late-at-curragh/ Turf club investigate Russell over alleged strike The Irish Turf Club has launched an investigation into an alleged incident involving Davy Russell's treatment of his mount Kings Dolly at Tramore on Friday. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:25:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0819/898601-davy-russell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0819/898601-davy-russell/ St George wins third successive Irish St Leger Trial Order Of St George won the Comer Group International Irish St Leger Trial for the third year running with an authoritative performance at the Curragh. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:51:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0819/898538-st-george-claims-third-successful/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0819/898538-st-george-claims-third-successful/ September set to stake Guineas claim at the Curragh September will put her unbeaten record and huge reputation on the line in the National Breast Cancer Research Debutante Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:24:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0819/898495-september-set-to-stake-guineas-claim-at-the-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0819/898495-september-set-to-stake-guineas-claim-at-the-curragh/ No acting the maggot for Alexios at Leopardstown After an unusual treatment for a cut, Alexios Komnenos stepped up on his seasonal bow to win the Group Three Invesco Pension Consultants Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:27:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0817/898185-no-acting-the-maggot-alexios-komnenos/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0817/898185-no-acting-the-maggot-alexios-komnenos/ O'Brien's Churchill eyes improvement in Juddmonte Barney Roy, Churchill and Ulysses are the headline names among 15 confirmations for Wednesday's Juddmonte International Stakes at York. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:05:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0817/898079-obriens-ulysses-eyes-improvement-in-juddmonte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0817/898079-obriens-ulysses-eyes-improvement-in-juddmonte/ Airlie Beach aiming to end career on high at Tramore Grade One-winning hurdler Airlie Beach will attempt to end her career on a high in the Seanie Colfer Construction (Ladies) Maiden at Tramore. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:37:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0816/897874-airlie-beach-aiming-to-defy-high-mark-at-tramore/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0816/897874-airlie-beach-aiming-to-defy-high-mark-at-tramore/ York on Gordon Lord Byron agenda after Curragh scare Gordon Lord Byron could make a swift return to action at York next week after having avoided serious injury in the Phoenix Sprint Stakes at the Curragh. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:20:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0816/897759-gordon-lord-byron/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0816/897759-gordon-lord-byron/ Ulysses and Barney Roy on Juddmonte collision course Coral-Eclipse principals Ulysses and Barney Roy are on course to clash again in what is shaping up to be a fantastic renewal of the Juddmonte International at York on Wednesday week. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:01:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0815/897469-juddmonte-and-barney-roy-add-to-juddmonte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0815/897469-juddmonte-and-barney-roy-add-to-juddmonte/ O'Brien makes plans for Churchill Aidan O'Brien feels that it is now or never to try Churchill over 10 furlongs in next week's Juddmonte International at York. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:46:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0814/897280-obrien-makes-plans-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0814/897280-obrien-makes-plans-for/ Sioux Nation gets better of Beckford at Curragh Royal Ascot winner Sioux Nation got the better of Beckford in a cracking renewal of the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 15:59:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0813/897093-sioux-nation-gets-better-of-beckford-at-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0813/897093-sioux-nation-gets-better-of-beckford-at-curragh/ Mendelssohn secures win on only second start Mendelssohn opened his account at the second time of asking in the Anglesey Lodge Equine Hospital Irish EBF Maiden at the Curragh. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 15:27:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0813/897085-mendelssohn-secures-win-on-only-second-start/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0813/897085-mendelssohn-secures-win-on-only-second-start/ Elliott's Beckford ready for O'Brien quartet in Phoenix Gordon Elliott is confident Beckford has not yet reached the ceiling of his ability ahead of his bid for Group One glory in the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Sat, 12 Aug 2017 09:43:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0812/896877-elliotts-phoenix-favourite-beckford-in-great-form/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0812/896877-elliotts-phoenix-favourite-beckford-in-great-form/ Weld has Zhukova in mind for Prix de l'Arc Dermot Weld is considering an ambitious tilt at the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe with high-class mare Zhukova. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:52:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0811/896750-weld-has-zhukova-in-mind-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0811/896750-weld-has-zhukova-in-mind-for/