Going update after racing on Wednesday

Going update after racing on Wednesday The going at end of day two remains Good all over, having been changed after race three today (from Good on the Straight Course & Good, Good to Soft in places on the Round Course). Chris Stickels, Clerk of the Course at Ascot, said: “I am leaving the ground […]

Easy success for Fujaira Prince in Copper Horse Handicap

Easy success for Fujaira Prince in Copper Horse Handicap Day two of Royal Ascot concluded with a comfortable success for Fujaira Prince in the 14-furlong Copper Horse Handicap. The six-year-old grey was making his first appearance since coming home third in the Duke of Edinburgh Handicap at Royal Ascot 12 months’ ago and stayed on […]

Tactical hands Her Majesty The Queen a 24th Royal Ascot success

Tactical hands Her Majesty The Queen a 24th Royal Ascot success The Queen may be missing for the first time in her reign, but Tactical (7/2 Fav) handed Her Majesty a 24th Royal Ascot success when taking the Listed Windsor Castle Stakes. It was a sixth Royal Ascot success for trainer Andrew Balding and a […]

Wednesday’s sectional times

Wednesday’s sectional times Sectional Timing Data courtesy of Longines – please click on race title to access data 1.15pm Silver Royal Hunt Cup 1.50pm Hampton Court Stakes 2.25pm King George V Stakes 3.00pm Prince Of Wales’s Stakes 3.35pm Royal Hunt Cup   4.10pm Windsor Castle Stakes   4.40pm Copper Horse Handicap Longines Timing System highlights […]

Revitalised Dark Vision takes Royal Hunt Cup

Revitalised Dark Vision takes Royal Hunt Cup Dark Vision, winner of the G2 Vintage Stakes at Goodwood in 2018, bounced back to form today when landing the ultra-competitive Royal Hunt Cup. Running the famous blue silks of Godolphin, Dark Vision was a 46th Royal Ascot win for trainer Mark Johnston and a 24th for jockey […]

Lord North comes of age with success in G1 Prince of Wales’s Stakes

Lord North comes of age with success in G1 Prince of Wales’s Stakes Lord North landed one of the season’s most competitive handicaps in 2019, the Cambridgeshire at Newmarket in October. Having followed up that victory with Listed and G3 wins, the four-year-old came of age today when taking the G1 Prince of Wales’s Stakes […]

Hukum makes it four for the week for Crowley

Hukum makes it four for the week for Crowley Royal Ascot 2020 just gets better and better for jockey Jim Crowley, who rode his fourth winner of the week when delivering Hukum (12/1) with a perfectly timed challenge to take the mile and a half King George V Handicap by half a length from 9/2 […]

Russian Emperor denies Her Majesty as Moore hits Royal Ascot 60

Russian Emperor denies Her Majesty as Moore hits Royal Ascot 60 A strong run in the final furlong saw Russian Emperor (100/30) get up and deny The Queen’s runner First Receiver (9/4 Fav) by half a length in the G3 Hampton Court Stakes over a mile and a quarter.   Russian Emperor was a second […]

Sir provides Knight with first Royal Ascot win in Silver Royal Hunt Cup

Sir provides Knight with first Royal Ascot win in Silver Royal Hunt Cup William Knight saddled his first Royal Ascot winner when Sir Busker (12/1) was partnered to a three-quarter length success in Wednesday’s opening race, the Silver Royal Hunt Cup. The Silver Royal Hunt Cup, a special contest for 2020, is for horses who […]

Early going news on day two of Royal Ascot 2020

Early going news on day two of Royal Ascot 2020 The going for day two of Royal Ascot 2020, Wednesday, June 17 remains: Straight Course: Good Round Course: Good, Good to Soft in places Royal Ascot began yesterday on Good to Soft ground, changing to the above descriptions after Tuesday’s penultimate contest, the G2 Duke […]