2012 running order/results
Royal Ascot News
Black Caviar’s Diamond Jubilee Performance 15 Pounds Below Her Official Rating 27/06/12
Aussie sprinting star Black Caviar ran 15 pounds below her official rating in Australia – the equivalent of five lengths in a sprint – when narrowly winning the six-furlong Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the last of seven QIPCO British Champions Series races run at Royal Ascot.
Juveniles Colts That Caught The Eye At Ascot 26/06/12
With the first of this season’s two year old Group races completed at Royal Ascot last week, there are already a number of juvenile colts who have caught the eye of racing fans and bookmakers alike as potential Classic contenders for next season.
Black Caviar Wins the Diamond Jubilee Stakes by a Head 23/06/12
Black Caviar lived up to all the hype as she won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot, but it was a desperately close call.
Frankel Machine 19/06/12
Frankel turned in another spellbinding performance to maintain his unbeaten record in the Queen Anne Stakes, the opening contest of Royal Ascot.
Dandy Boy Powers to Wokingham Stakes Victory 23/06/12
Irish eyes were smiling in the Wokingham Stakes at Royal Ascot when Dandy Boy scooted clear for trainer David Marnane.
Sea Moon Flies Home in Hardwicke
Sea Moon ran out a hugely impressive winner of the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Estimate Gives Queen Royal Ascot Glory 22/06/12
The three-year-old filly Estimate, five-length winner of the two-mile Queen’s Vase, gave The Queen her 21st Royal Ascot success, a sequence started in her Coronation year, 1953, by Choir Boy in the Royal Hunt Cup.
Fallen For You Crowned Coronation Queen 22/06/12
Fallen For You led home stable companion Starscope to give John Gosden a one-two in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Thomas Chippendale Carves Out Win in King Edward VII Stakes
Henry Cecil's Thomas Chippendale came home strongest to beat stable companion Noble Mission in the King Edward VII Stakes.
Newfangled Impressive in Albany Stakes 22/06/12
Newfangled made every yard of the running to win the Albany Stakes by two and a half lengths.
Frankie Wins Gold Cupon Colour Vision 21/06/12
Colour Vision held off fellow Godolphin runner Opinion Poll to take top honours in the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot under Frankie Dettori.
Princess Highway Blitzes Ribblesdale Field 21/06/12
Princess Highway emulated her dam Irresistible Jewel as she powered to victory in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Reckless Abandon Steers an Erratic Path to Norfolk Glory 21/06/12
Reckless Abandon overcame clear signs of inexperience to record his second victory from as many starts in the Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot.
So You Think Takes Prince of Wales's Stakes 20/06/12
Aidan O'Brien's So You Think recorded his 10th Group One victory in the 150th Anniversary of Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Ceiling Kitty Hits Queen Mary Target 20/06/12
Tom Dascombe's York heroine Ceiling Kitty showed a sparkling turn of foot to win the Queen Mary Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Joviality Takes the Windsor Forest Stakes 20/06/12
Joviality held off the late lunge of Chachamaidee to get John Gosden off the mark for Royal Ascot 2012 in the Windsor Forest Stakes.
Prince Of Johanne Reigns Supreme in Royal Hunt Cup 20/06/12
Prince Of Johanne landed his second major handicap when taking the Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot.
Most Improved Takes St James's Palace Stakes 19/06/12
Most Improved held on under a strong ride from Keiren Fallon to win the St James's Palace Stakes for trainer Brian Meehan.
Dawn Approach Wins Coventry Stakes 19/06/12
Dawn Approach lived up to his tall reputation with a hard-fought victory in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Little Bridge Strikes for Hong Kong in King's Stand 19/06/12
Little Bridge struck for Hong Kong in a furiously run King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Captain's Royal Ascot Tips
There are four so called good things in the shape of Frankel, So You Think, Fame and Glory and Black Caviar and for many those four horses provide the golden ticket to a profitable Ascot.
O’Briens Look Set to Continue Series Dominance 19/06/12
Seven QIPCO British Champions Series races will be run at the Royal Meeting, including a scintillating trio on the opening day, with Aidan O’Brien and Joseph O’Brien looking well on course to extend their leads in the Trainer and Jockey of the Series tables.
Ortensia Could Double Up in Royal Ascot Sprints 17/06/12
Trainer Paul Messara admits there is a chance that the mare Ortensia could line up in both the King's Stand Stakes on Tuesday and the Diamond Jubilee Stakes four days later.
Moody Stable Confident About Black Caviar 15/06/12
Black Caviar, the unbeaten Australian sprinting sensation, exercised in Newmarket yesterday morning, Thursday, June 14, during a Royal Ascot media morning ahead of racing in the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes over six furlongs on Saturday, June 23.
Hannon, O'Brien & Bolger Look to Battle it Out in Coventry Stakes
The Group Two Coventry Stakes over 6 furlongs has not always been a great yardstick for producing top class juveniles but down the years.
Krypton Factor Team Anxious about Ascot Rain 15/06/12
Bahrain-based owner-trainer Fawzi Nass is keeping an anxious eye on the weather as he targets Krypton Factor at the Diamond Jubilee Stakes on Saturday June 23.
Little Bridge Targets King Stand Stakes 15/06/12
Hong Kong based Little Bridge heads to Ascot for the King's Stand Stakes, on the back of two victories for trainer Danny Shum.
Joy And Fun in King Stand Stakes 15/06/12
Derek Cruz is hopeful that nine-year-old Joy And Fun can fly the flag for Hong Kong in Tuesday's King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot although the trainer admits the recent rain could prove a concern.
Frankel Red-Hot Favourite for Queen Anne 14/06/12
Frankel is the red-hot favourite at 1/5 with Betfred for the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot after a total of 12 horses were left in the race at the latest forfeit stage.
Coventry Gamble on Cristoforo Colombo 13/06/12
Coral has slashed Cristoforo Colombo to 7-2 favourite (from 6-1) for next week's Coventry Stakes, after the Aidan O'Brien-trained colt was the subject of a sustained gamble for the 6f contest.
Black Caviar - Aussie Sensation
The Australian mare arrived in England ahead of an attempt to record a 22nd consecutive career win in the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Ascot on June 23.
Stars of Sport, Stage and Screen to Present Trophies at Royal Ascot
Famous names from the world of sport and entertainment will join members of the Royal Family and racing fraternity in presenting trophies to winning owners during Royal Ascot 2012.
Black Caviar Sidesteps Goodwood’s Top Race 29/05/12
Black Caviar, trained by Peter Moody in Australia, is due to come to Britain in early June and run at Royal Ascot (June 19 to 23).
Australia’s Leading Ladies Headline International Royal Ascot Entries
Black Caviar (Peter Moody), with the Diamond Jubilee Stakes her most likely target, headlines entries from 11 countries for Royal Ascot’s Group One races.
Ascot's Premier Sprint Renamed 'Diamond Jubilee Stakes'
Ascot Racecourse is delighted to announce that The Golden Jubilee Stakes has been renamed The Diamond Jubilee Stakes to mark this important milestone in Her Majesty The Queen’s reign.