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, 29 Apr 2016 18:18:43 +0100 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:18:43 +0100 Sport News Punchestown Day 5 Tips and Previews Declan Meagher marks your card for the final day of the Punchestown Festival. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 22:54:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785264-punchestown-day-5-tips-and-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785264-punchestown-day-5-tips-and-previews/ Vroum Vroum hits top gear in Punchestown Hurdle Vroum Vroum Mag stylishly handled the return to two miles by holding off the persistent challenge of Identity Thief in the Betdaq Punchestown Champion Hurdle. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:18:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785223-punchestown-hurdle-goes-vroum-vroum/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785223-punchestown-hurdle-goes-vroum-vroum/ Jer's Girl strikes for Novice Hurdle triumph Jer's Girl gave Barry Geraghty and JP McManus a third Grade One success of the week with victory in the Tattersalls Ireland Champion Novice Hurdle at Punchestown. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:42:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785235-jers-girl/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785235-jers-girl/ Punchestown wrap: On The Fringe doubles up again On The Fringe brilliantly completed the Cheltenham-Aintree-Punchestown treble for a second consecutive year when winning the Racing Post Champion Hunters Chase. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:21:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785204-punchestown-wrap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785204-punchestown-wrap/ Minding faces 15 in 1000 Guineas mission Minding heads a formidable challenge by the Aidan O'Brien stable on the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:16:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785109-minding/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785109-minding/ Air Force Blue facing Classic 'acid test' Air Force Blue faces the "acid test" of his Classic credentials in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:16:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785129-guineas/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785129-guineas/ O'Leary fearful Don Cossack's career may be over Gigginstown Stud owner Michael O'Leary admits he fears the career of Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Don Cossack is over after the horse sustained a tendon injury. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:36:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785064-cossack/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0429/785064-cossack/ Punchestown Day 4 Tips and Previews Declan Meagher marks your card for day four of the Punchestown Festival. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:05:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784983-punchestown-day-4-tips-and-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784983-punchestown-day-4-tips-and-previews/ Douvan cruises to Ryanair Novice Chase victory Douvan rounded off his spectacular season with another faultless display in the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:29:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784971-douvan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784971-douvan/ One Track Mind takes Stayers Hurdle prize One Track Mind claimed Grade One glory for Warren Greatrex and Gavin Sheehan with victory in a dramatic running of the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:26:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784940-one-track-mind-takes-winning-route-in-stayers-hurd/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784940-one-track-mind-takes-winning-route-in-stayers-hurd/ Quantitativeeasing on the money for Enda Bolger Quantitativeeasing led home stable companion Cantlow to provide cross-country king Enda Bolger with a one-two in the La Touche Cup at Punchestown. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:35:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784934-quantitativeeasing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784934-quantitativeeasing/ Punchestown wrap: Dawn strikes for Elliott Bright New Dawn got rolling late to claim top honours in the Three.ie Handicap Chase for Gordon Elliott on day three of the Festival. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:14:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784920-puchestown-wrap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784920-puchestown-wrap/ Punchestown Day 3: Tips and Previews Declan Meagher casts his eye over the runners and riders at the third day of the Punchestown Festival, including the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:33:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784711-punchestown-day-3-tips-and-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784711-punchestown-day-3-tips-and-previews/ Mouse Morris plots next move for Rule The World Connections of Rule The World are set to discuss future plans for the Crabbie's Grand National hero after the dust has settled following his run at Punchestown on Tuesday. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:43:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784899-morris-plots-next-move-for-rule-the-world/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784899-morris-plots-next-move-for-rule-the-world/ Air Force Blue to face 12 rivals in 2000 Guineas Air Force Blue heads a field of 13 declared for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:58:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784811-air-force-blue/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0428/784811-air-force-blue/ Carlingford Lough claims Punchestown Gold Cup Barry Geraghty heaped praise on trainer John Kiely as Carlingford Lough powered home to cause a minor upset in the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:01:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784666-punchestown-gold-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784666-punchestown-gold-cup/ Bellshill wins novice battle at Punchestown Bellshill showed talent and tenacity in equal measure to claim top honours in the Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle at Punchestown. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:25:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784678-bellshill/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784678-bellshill/ Maiden Grade One victory for Walsh on Blow By Blow Blow By Blow made virtually every yard of the running under Katie Walsh for a famous success in the Attheraces.com Champion INH Flat Race at Punchestown. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:45:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784668-at-the-races/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784668-at-the-races/ Augusta Kate strikes gold for celebrity owners Augusta Kate struck gold for her celebrity owners in the concluding race on day two of the Punchestown Festival. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:13:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784655-shamiran-upsets-odds-in-handicap-hurdle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784655-shamiran-upsets-odds-in-handicap-hurdle/ Alpha Des Obeaux ready for Champion Stayers Hurdle Trainer Mouse Morris is hoping Alpha Des Obeaux can exploit Thistlecrack's absence to the full to take the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown on Thursday. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:00:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784601-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0427/784601-punchestown/