Going news at the end of day four

Going news at the end of day four The going at the end of day four of Royal Ascot remains: Straight Course: Good to Soft Round Course: Soft, Good to Soft in places Chris Stickels, Clerk of the Course at Ascot, said: “I am leaving the going description unchanged overnight as Good to Soft on […]

33/1 Scarlet Dragon hands Hollie Doyle first Royal Ascot success

33/1 Scarlet Dragon hands Hollie Doyle first Royal Ascot success Hollie Doyle created history in 2019 when recording the highest number of wins ever by a female jockey in a calendar year – 116. The jockey now has another addition to her CV after partnering 33/1 shot Scarlet Dragon to victory in the Duke of […]

Friday’s sectional times

Friday’s sectional times Sectional Timing Data courtesy of Longines – please click on race title to access data 1.15pm Palace of Holyroodhouse Handicap 1.50pm Albany Stakes 2.25pm Norfolk Stakes 3.00pm Hardwicke Stakes 3.35pm Commonwealth Cup 4.10pm Queen’s Vase 4.40pm Duke of Edinburgh Stakes Longines Timing System – Royal Ascot Day Four Highlights Golden highway for […]

Santiago a comfortable winner of Queen’s Vase

Santiago a comfortable winner of Queen’s Vase Santiago was the comfortable winner of the G2 Queen’s Vase over a mile and six furlongs, giving both trainer Aidan O’Brien and jockey Ryan Moore a fourth success of the meeting. After delivering his challenge entering the final quarter mile, the son of Authorized quickened impressively for a […]

Classy performance from Golden Horde to take G1 Commonwealth Cup

Classy performance from Golden Horde to take G1 Commonwealth Cup Friday’s G1 highlight, the Commonwealth Cup over six furlongs, saw a decisive victory for 5/1 chance Golden Horde. It was an eighth Royal Ascot victory for both trainer Clive Cox and jockey Adam Kirby. Always travelling well, the son of Lethal Force held a clear […]

Landmark 70th success for Dettori as Fanny Logan takes the Hardwicke

Landmark 70th success for Dettori as Fanny Logan takes the Hardwicke Frankie Dettori was in the winner’s enclosure for the 70th time at Royal Ascot after four-year-old filly Fanny Logan landed the G2 Hardwicke Stakes over a mile and a half. Dettori delivered the daughter of Sea The Stars with a perfectly timed challenge entering […]

The Lir Jet powers home to take Norfolk honours

The Lir Jet powers home to take Norfolk honours It looked as if American challenger Golden Pal (Wesley Ward/Andrea Atzeni, 12/1) had the G2 Norfolk Stakes in the bag but a strong run from 9/2 chance The Lir Jet (Michael Bell/Oisin Murphy) in the closing stages saw the latter get up to score by a […]

Dandalla gives Ben Curtis first Royal Ascot success with dazzling Albany victory

Dandalla gives Ben Curtis first Royal Ascot success with dazzling Albany victory Dandalla made it two wins from as many starts when powering to an impressive victory in the G3 Albany Stakes over six furlongs, handing jockey Ben Curtis his first Royal Ascot win. Owned by Nick Bradley Racing & Elaine Burke, the daughter of […]

Art Power so impressive in Friday’s opening race

Art Power so impressive in Friday’s opening race The five-furlong Palace of Holyroodhouse Handicap got proceedings underway on day four of Royal Ascot 2020. Despite being a 21-runner handicap for three-year-olds, the contest was turned into something of a procession as red-hot 6/4 favourite Art Power came home three and a half lengths clear. It […]

Early going news on day four of Royal Ascot

Early going news on day four of Royal Ascot The going for day four of Royal Ascot 2020, Friday, June 19, has changed to: Straight Course: Good to Soft Round Course: Soft, Good to Soft in places It was Soft all over at the end of racing on Thursday. GoingStick Readings at 8.30am today Stands’ […]