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Royal Ascot News

Gallant Takeover Just Misses Target 24/06/06
Tuesday’s Australian-trained King’s Stand Stakes winner Takeover Stand just failed in his bid to land a Royal Ascot sprint double when finishing third to Les Arcs in the Golden Jubilee Stakes.

Yeats Runs Away With Gold Cup 23/06/06
Trainer Aidan O’Brien added a new chapter to his long list of successes when Yeats, making his seasonal debut, ran away with the Gold Cup by four lengths under Kieren Fallon.

Nannina Proves Herself Best Filly In Europe 23/06/06
Nannina finished two lengths clear of a glittering field featuring Europe’s finest three-year-old mile fillies when winning the Group 1 Coronation Stakes under Jimmy Fortune.

Takeover Target Gains Rapturous Worldwide Acclaim 22/06/06
Takeover Target’s thrilling triumph in yesterday’s King’s Stand Stakes - the first British leg of the Global Sprint Challenge - stole all the headlines in the media’s Royal Ascot coverage after the first day.

Highclere Plans Four Royal Ascot Runners After Primary Weekend 20/06/06
Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, the most successful racehorse multiple ownership operation in Europe, looks set to have at least four runners at Royal Ascot this week.

Royal Meeting Prize Money Tops £3.5 Million
Prize Money for Royal Ascot, Tuesday 20th to Saturday 24th June, has been increased by 12.5% in 2006, bringing the total on offer over the five days to £3,665,000 from £3,255,000. Across the board increases totalling £85,000 have been made to 11 races to ensure that no race at the Royal Meeting is run for less than £55,000.

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2006 Races & Results

Day One Roundup - Tuesday 20th June
Day Two Roundup - Wednesday 21st June
Day Three Roundup - Thursday 22nd June
Day Four Roundup - Friday 23rd June
Day Five Roundup - Saturday 24th June

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2005 Races & Results

The Duke of Devonshire, The Queen’s representative at Ascot, looked back at the five days by saying: “we are delighted to have staged such a successful, popular and high quality Royal meeting at York this year, while Ascot’s redevelopment is taking place.

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The major races

Until 1945, the only racing that took place at Ascot was the Royal Meeting and many of the races run at today’s Royal Ascot featured in the earliest meetings. The oldest race is the Gold Cup which was first run in 1807 when it was won by Master Jackey, a three year old who had already won a race at Ascot twenty-four hours earlier.

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Royal Ascot to return home in 2006

The Duke of Devonshire, Her Majesty’s Representative and Chairman of Ascot Racecourse, today confirmed that Royal Ascot will be back at its Berkshire home for 2006. The Royal Meeting will run from Tuesday 20th to Saturday 24th June 2006. The official opening of the racecourse will take place on the first day of the Royal Meeting.

2004 Racing News
Papineau came from off the pace to land the Gold Cup for the Godolphin team. Rakti, runner-up in the Prince of Wales's Stakes 12 months ago, went one better in the Group One contest on Wednesday. Azamour made up for two Classic defeats with victory in the St James's Palace Stakes. Darryll Holland brought The Tatling with a tremendous late run down the centre of the course to lift the King's Stand Stakes.
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Ascot Racecourse
Ascot Racecourse, founded in 1711 is the world’s most famous racecourse. The very best Flat racing takes place at Ascot between March and October, with the main highlight undoubtedly being the internationally renowned Royal Ascot in June. The five-day meeting is a perfect opportunity to experience the unique atmosphere of Royal Ascot, particularly for those who may not have been able to attend before.
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