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, 29 Jul 2015 09:43:00 +0100 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:43:00 +0100 Sport News Moviesta gets King George go ahead Moviesta is one of three previous winners of the Qatar King George Stakes running at Goodwood on Friday. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:31:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/717948-moviesta-gets-king-george-go-ahead/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/717948-moviesta-gets-king-george-go-ahead/ Big Race Build-Up: The Galway Plate Watch and read views from trainers, jockeys, bookmakers and journalists ahead of one of the festival highlights, the The Tote.Com Galway Plate (5.30pm, RTÉ 2). Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:43:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717837-video-mullins-and-walsh-on-galway-plate-team/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717837-video-mullins-and-walsh-on-galway-plate-team/ Mullins thrilled to ride Bob in Galway Plate Patrick Mullins is thrilled to have picked up the ride on multiple Group One winner Boston Bob in Wednesday's thetote.com Galway Plate. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:53:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717746-galway-wednesday-preview-plate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717746-galway-wednesday-preview-plate/ Hint of a Tint takes feature in Galway Hint Of A Tint gave trainer David Wachman another big-race winner with victory in the Topaz Mile Handicap at Galway. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:31:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0728/717831-hint-of-a-tint-takes-topaz-title-in-galway/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0728/717831-hint-of-a-tint-takes-topaz-title-in-galway/ VIDEO: McCoy yet to decide on plan for future AP McCoy joined Robert Hall and Ted Walsh during RTÉ's Galway Races coverage to talk about how he's approaching his retirement and what he might do next. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:01:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717823-video-ap-mccoy-interview-with-robert-hall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717823-video-ap-mccoy-interview-with-robert-hall/ Top dogs Mullins & Walsh win Galway opener Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh repeated what they did on the opening evening of the Galway Festival as Long Dog rewarded favourite backers in the Topaz Novice Hurdle. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:17:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0728/717827-top-dogs-mullins-walsh-win-galway-opener/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0728/717827-top-dogs-mullins-walsh-win-galway-opener/ Toormore lands Lennox Stakes at Goodwood Toormore dug deep for James Doyle to deservedly get off the mark for the campaign in the Qatar Lennox Stakes at Goodwood. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:20:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717773-toormore-lands-lennox-stakes-at-goodwood/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717773-toormore-lands-lennox-stakes-at-goodwood/ Dettori delighted with Glorious Goodwood Gold Richard Hughes might be retiring at the end of Glorious Goodwood but that thought could not be further away from Frankie Dettori's mind as he racked up another Group-race success in the Qatar Vintage Stakes on Galileo Gold. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:35:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717841-dettori-delighted-with-glorious-goodwood-gold/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717841-dettori-delighted-with-glorious-goodwood-gold/ Vastonea and Brackan set for Galway rematch Vastonea and Brendan Brackan have won the last three Topaz Mile Handicaps between them and return to Galway for another crack at Tuesday's feature. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:29:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717500-vastonea-and-brackan-set-for-galway-rematch/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717500-vastonea-and-brackan-set-for-galway-rematch/ Options remain open for Vent De Force Hughie Morrison is keeping his options open with Vent De Force after he failed to sparkle in the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:25:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717663-options-remains-open-for-vent-de-force/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717663-options-remains-open-for-vent-de-force/ Modem takes control in Connacht Handicap Trainer Jessica Harrington and daughter Kate teamed up in glorious fashion to take the featured Connacht Hotel Qualified Riders' Handicap race on day one of the Galway Festival with Modem. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:16:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717571-modem-takes-control/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717571-modem-takes-control/ Smullen gears up for 'important' Galway mission Pat Smullen is braced for an "enjoyable but very important" week at the Galway Festival as the champion jockey looks to help make it another memorable year for Dermot Weld. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:16:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717482-smullen-braced-for-important-galway-mission/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717482-smullen-braced-for-important-galway-mission/ Gleneagles to miss Goodwood due to ground Glorious Goodwood has been robbed of one of its highlights as Gleneagles bypasses Wednesday's Qatar Sussex Stakes due to unsuitable ground. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:03:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717438-gleneagles-to-miss-gleneagles-due-to-ground/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717438-gleneagles-to-miss-gleneagles-due-to-ground/ Big guns set to clash at Qatar Nassau Stakes Three Group One winners are on course to clash in Saturday's Qatar Nassau Stakes on the final day of Glorious Goodwood. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:59:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717490-big-guns-set-to-clash-at/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0727/717490-big-guns-set-to-clash-at/ Preview of day one of Galway Festival Ted Veale spearheads a Tony Martin trio as the Meath handler attempts to land his third successive win in the Connacht Hotel (QR) Handicap on the first day of the Galway Festival. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:30:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717323-galway-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717323-galway-preview/ Gutaifan scores in Prix Robert Papin Richard Hannon and Frankie Dettori combined for big-race success in France as 6-1 shot Gutaifan claimed top honours in a British-dominated finish to the Prix Robert Papin at Maisons-Laffitte. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 18:18:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717325-gutaifan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717325-gutaifan/ McCullagh 'very stable' after gallops accident Jockey Niall McCullagh is "very stable" in intensive care after he was seriously injured when riding out on Friday morning. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 13:16:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717287-niall-mccullagh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0726/717287-niall-mccullagh/ Postponed edges out Eagle Top in King George Postponed capitalised on Golden Horn's absence to see off Eagle Top in a thrilling finish to the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:18:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717181-postponed-edges-out-eagle-top-in-king-george/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717181-postponed-edges-out-eagle-top-in-king-george/ Tullius takes York Stakes Phillip Makin, fresh from a four-timer on John Smith's Cup day at York a fortnight ago, got Tullius home in a thrilling finish to the Sky Bet York Stakes on the Knavesmire. Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:47:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717175-tullius/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717175-tullius/ Golden Horn to miss King George Golden Horn will not run in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot this afternoon due to soft ground. Sat, 25 Jul 2015 15:53:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717160-golden-horn-to-miss-king-george/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0725/717160-golden-horn-to-miss-king-george/