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Interception Wokingham double stakes

Interception Bidding for Wokingham Double

There haven’t been many dual winners of the ultra-competitive Wokingham Handicap, a cavalry charge of a six-furlong sprint held on the final day of Royal Ascot, but last year’s winner Interception will certainly have plenty going for her at an attractive price as she eyes a double strike in the coveted race. Interception (20/1), Favorite […]

Exosphere Hardwicke Stakes

Exosphere fancied for Hardwicke Stakes

Six of the last 10 renewals of the Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes, run over a mile-and-a-half for four-year-olds and upwards, have been won by horses trainer by Sir Michael Stoute, so it seems only logical that his representatives in this event should be given very serious consideration. At the time of writing Stoute has three […]

Oriental Fox Queen Alexndra Stakes

Oriental Fox Seeking Second “Queen Alexandra Stakes”

It’s the longest flat race in Britain and very possibly in the world of international flat racing. It’s also the last of the 30 spectacular races spread over the five superb days at Royal Ascot. The Queen Alexandra Stakes, run over two miles, five furlongs and 159 yards, is the ultimate stamina test, especially if, […]

Ballydoyle horse Coronation Stakes

Can Ballydoyle strike in Coronation Stakes?

Ballydoyle, the three-year-old filly trained at Ballydoyle by the great Aidan O’Brien, looks set to be among the market principals for a fascinating renewal of the Group 1 Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot on Friday. It’s a sign of the esteem in which this filly was held before she even set foot on a racecourse, […]

Quiet Reflection at Commonwealth Cup

Quiet Reflection to Shine in Commonwealth Cup

Group 1 winners at Royal Ascot for the north of England these days are rare indeed, but Karl Burke’s rapidly progressive filly Quiet Reflection (11/4) looks to have solid claims to victory in what promises to be a great race for the six furlong Group 1 Commonwealth Cup on Friday. Quiet Reflection (11/4), to Win Commonwealth […]

Prince Charles Cantop for King Edward VII Stakes

Prince Charles keen to land King Edward VII Stakes

With British racegoers combining the celebration of the world’s greatest horse racing fixture with the 90th birthday of The Queen, many will be hoping for a royal winner at Royal Ascot. While The Queen has a few runners with chances throughout the five-day meeting, it might be her son, Prince Charles, who has the best […]

Mark Johnston Queens Vase Royal Ascot

Johnston the man to follow in Queen’s Vase

The two-mile Queen’s Vase, the final race on the penultimate day of Royal Ascot, is a grueling contest for three-year-olds only, which has been completely dominated by northern trainer Mark Johnston over the last 15 years during which he has won this prestigious stamina test no less than seven times. That’s a remarkable statistic, as […]