Going remains Soft at the end of day three

Going remains Soft at the end of day three The going at the end of day three of Royal Ascot 2020 remains Soft all over. Chris Stickels, Ascot’s Clerk of the Course, said: “I am leaving the ground as Soft overnight. “If the forecast is correct, we are hopefully now set for a drier couple […]

Thursday’s sectional times

Thursday’s sectional times Sectional Timing Data courtesy of Longines – please click on race title to access data 1.15pm Golden Gates Handicap 1.50pm Wolferton Stakes 2.25pm Jersey Stakes 3.00pm Chesham Stakes 3.35pm Gold Cup 4.10pm Britannia Stakes 4.40pm Sandringham Stakes Longines Timing System – Royal Ascot day three highlights Stradivarius calls the tune again for […]

It is Crowley again as Khaloosy takes Britannia

It is Crowley again as Khaloosy takes Britannia Jockey Jim Crowley chalked up win number six of Royal Ascot 2020 as Khaloosy recorded an impressive four and a half length victory in the mile Britannia Heritage Handicap. It was also a near 35/1 double on day three for the Ascot-born jockey following the success of […]

So easy for Stradivarius as he wins his third Gold Cup

So easy for Stradivarius as he wins his third Gold Cup Superstar stayer Stradivarius was simply imperious as he won the G1 Gold Cup for the third consecutive time for owner Bjorn Nielsen, trainer John Gosden and jockey Frankie Dettori. The six-year-old Sea The Stars horse joins Sagaro (1975, 1976, 1977) as a triple Gold […]

Battleground does his dam proud with impressive Chesham success

Battleground does his dam proud with impressive Chesham success Battleground (11/4 Fav) was the comfortable winner of the Listed Chesham Stakes, lengthening impressively in the final furlong to take the seven-furlong contest by two and a half lengths from March Law (18/1). Sired by War Front, the two-year-old colt Battleground is the first foal of […]

Molatham is fifth winner of the week for Crowley

Molatham is fifth winner of the week for Crowley Jockey Jim Crowley is enjoying a Royal Ascot to remember, and he recorded his fifth winner of the week when Molatham (11/2) landed the G3 Jersey Stakes by half a length from Monarch Of Egypt (4/1) after a sustained battle. Like all of Crowley’s four previous […]

Mountain Angel hands James Doyle his third winner at Royal Ascot 2020

Mountain Angel hands James Doyle his third winner at Royal Ascot 2020 Jockey James Doyle bagged his third winner of the week as he superbly delivered Mountain Angel (8/1) up the inside to comfortably take the Listed Wolferton Stakes over 10 furlongs. Doyle, who has now ridden a total of 16 Royal Ascot winners, said: […]

Highland Chief in command in Golden Gates

Highland Chief in command in Golden Gates Day three of Royal Ascot 2020 began with a decisive success for top-weight Highland Chief (20/1) in the 10-furlong Golden Gates Handicap. This was a first Royal Ascot success for a training partnership, permitted by the BHA since the resumption of racing on June 1, with Paul and […]

Going changes to Soft ahead of day three of Royal Ascot

Going changes to Soft ahead of day three of Royal Ascot The going ahead of racing on day three of Royal Ascot 2020 has changed to SOFT (from Good to Soft). There has been 16 millimetres of rain after racing finished on Wednesday up to 11.30am today. Further showers are forecast for today, with Friday […]