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, 1 Apr 2015 15:49:21 +0100 Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:49:21 +0100 Sport News California Chrome set for Royal Ascot Dubai World Cup runner-up California Chrome has been given the go-ahead to run at Royal Ascot in June. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:32:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0401/691433-california-chrome-set-for-royal-ascot/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0401/691433-california-chrome-set-for-royal-ascot/ Massive 93 entries for Scottish Grand National The last two winners of the Scottish Grand National, Peter Bowen's Al Co and Alan King's Godsmejudge, are among a massive entry of 93 for this year's renewal of the Ayr showpiece. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:49:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0401/691438-massive-93-entries-for-scottish-grand-national/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0401/691438-massive-93-entries-for-scottish-grand-national/ O'Neill: McCoy Aintree fairytale no given Jonjo O'Neill accepts it will be "a tall order" for the dream result of the soon-to-retire Tony McCoy partnering Shutthefrontdoor to victory in his last ride in the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree on Saturday week. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:50:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0401/691383-jonjo-oneill-mccoy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0401/691383-jonjo-oneill-mccoy/ McNamara handed Windermere ride for National Robbie McNamara has been booked to ride top-weight Lord Windermere in the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree on Saturday week. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:47:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0401/691384-mcnamara-handed-windermere-ride-for-national/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0401/691384-mcnamara-handed-windermere-ride-for-national/ Clonmel preview Colbert Station bids to end his long losing run in the Suir Valley Chase, the feature event at Clonmel on Thursday. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:50:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0401/691418-clonmel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0401/691418-clonmel/ Harry Fry doubles up at Fairyhouse Novice Hurdle Harry Fry is set to be double-handed in the Irish Stallions Farms EBF Novice Hurdle at Fairyhouse this weekend after confirming both Bitofapuzzle and Desert Queen for the Easter Sunday Grade One. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:47:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0331/691166-harry-fry-doubles-up-at-fairyhouse-novice-hurdle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0331/691166-harry-fry-doubles-up-at-fairyhouse-novice-hurdle/ Ryan Moore has Dundalk ride for O'Brien Aidan O'Brien has called on the services of Ryan Moore for the feature race at Dundalk on Wednesday as his son Joseph O'Brien misses his second successive Flat meeting in Ireland. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:25:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0331/691143-ryan-moore-has-dundalk-ride-for-obrien/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0331/691143-ryan-moore-has-dundalk-ride-for-obrien/ Irish Grand National will cater for three reserves The Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday will this season cater for three reserves. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:42:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0331/691018-irish-grand-national-at-fairyhouse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0331/691018-irish-grand-national-at-fairyhouse/ Tony McCoy rules out riding at Punchestown Tony McCoy believes it is "very likely" that he will ride Shutthefrontdoor rather than Cause Of Causes in the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree next month and has also confirmed he will not be riding at the Punchestown Festival. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:53:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0330/690776-tony-mccoy-rules-out-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0330/690776-tony-mccoy-rules-out-punchestown/ Jim Bolger stable tour: Classic contenders Jim Bolger has compared Lucida to his dual Classic-winning filly Finsceal Beo ahead of a likely tilt at the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on 3 May. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:21:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0330/690922-jim-bolger-stable-tour-classic-contenders/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0330/690922-jim-bolger-stable-tour-classic-contenders/ Jason Maguire ruled out for the rest of the season Grand National-winning jockey Jason Maguire will miss this year's renewal of the world's most famous steeplechase as he sits out the rest of the campaign to recover from injury. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:18:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0330/690909-jason-maguire-ruled-out-for-the-rest-of-the-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0330/690909-jason-maguire-ruled-out-for-the-rest-of-the-season/ Mullins to aim stable stars at Aintree Hurdle Willie Mullins has raised the possibility of running two of his stable stars in the Doom Bar Aintree Hurdle on Thursday week. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:47:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0330/690829-mullins-to-aim-stable-stars-at-aintree-hurdle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0330/690829-mullins-to-aim-stable-stars-at-aintree-hurdle/ Flemenstar set for Punchestown after comeback Flemenstar will head to the Punchestown Festival after pleasing connections on his return to action at Navan on Saturday. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:58:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0330/690839-flemenstar-will-head-to-the-punchestown-festival/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0330/690839-flemenstar-will-head-to-the-punchestown-festival/ Ramone causes a huge shock at HQ curtain-raiser Bill Farrell claimed the biggest success of his training career on the first day of the Flat season at the Curragh as unconsidered 100-1 shot Ramone clinched a shock victory in the Lodge Park Stud EBF Park Express Stakes. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:13:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0329/690648-state-of-emergency-wins-at-the-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0329/690648-state-of-emergency-wins-at-the-curragh/ Joseph O'Brien out of luck on National Hunt debut Joseph O'Brien plans to continue riding under both codes after finishing down the field on his first ride over jumps at Limerick. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:28:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0329/690665-joseph-obrien-out-of-luck-on-national-hunt-debut/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0329/690665-joseph-obrien-out-of-luck-on-national-hunt-debut/ Daryl Jacob handed Pineau De Re ride Daryl Jacob will partner Pineau De Re when the horse goes in search of back-to-back victories in the Crabbie's Grand National on Saturday week. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:19:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0329/690651-daryl-jacob-handed-pineau-de-re-ride/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0329/690651-daryl-jacob-handed-pineau-de-re-ride/ Dolniya seizes Sheema Classic Dolniya led home a one-two for French-trained horses as she defeated Flintshire in the Dubai Sheema Classic at Meydan. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:14:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0328/690483-dolniya-sheema-classic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0328/690483-dolniya-sheema-classic/ Prince Bishop rules in Dubai World Cup Veteran Prince Bishop sprung a 14-1 surprise as he lengthened clear of American challengers California Chrome and Lea to land the Dubai World Cup at Meydan. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:26:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0328/690494-prince-bishop-rules-in-dubai-world-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0328/690494-prince-bishop-rules-in-dubai-world-cup/ Sole Power sees off fellow speedsters at Meydan Sole Power won the Al Quoz Sprint at the fifth attempt with a customary late surge in the Group One over five furlongs at Meydan. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:34:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0328/690473-sole-power-sees-off-fellow-speedsters-at-meydan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0328/690473-sole-power-sees-off-fellow-speedsters-at-meydan/ Gabrial lands Lincoln at Doncaster Trainer Richard Fahey combined with jockey Tony Hamilton and owner Dr Marwan Koukash to win the Betway Lincoln at Doncaster for a second time in four years as 12-1 shot Gabrial scored by a neck in the traditional opener to the British Flat season. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:18:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0328/690509-gabrial-lands-lincoln-at-doncaster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0328/690509-gabrial-lands-lincoln-at-doncaster/