Royal Ascot News
Fabulous Royal Ascot Shakes Up Standings for Cartier Racing Awards 27/06/13
Royal Ascot offers a fabulous week of the world’s best Flat racing and the 2013 renewal, which took place from Tuesday, June 18 through to Saturday, June 22, provided some outstanding performances that will live long in the memory.
York Glory Storms Home in Wokingham 22/06/13
Jamie Spencer partnered York Glory to a clear-cut victory in the Wokingham Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Lethal Force Smashes Diamond Jubilee 22/06/13
Lethal Force ran out a hugely impressive winner of the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot for trainer Clive Cox and jockey Adam Kirby.
Tragic End to Thomas Chippendale Hardwicke Win 22/06/13
Thomas Chippendale lost his life at Royal Ascot after he won the Hardwicke Stakes for trainer Lady Cecil and jockey Johnny Murtagh.
Berkshire Blasts Home in Chesham 22/06/13
Paul Cole's Berkshire ran out a convincing winner of the Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Leading Light Shows the Way in Queen’s Vase 21/06/13
Disclaimer could not provide Warren Place stables with a poignant winner of the Queen's Vase, this year named in honour of the late Sir Henry Cecil, as Leading Light justified 5-4 favouritism.
Sky Lantern Leads Coronation Stakes Procession 21/06/13
Sky Lantern defied stall 16 of 17 to run out a hugely impressive winner of the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Hillstar Takes King Edward Crown 21/06/13
Ryan Moore produced a fine waiting ride on Hillstar to win the King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Kiyoshi Flies to Albany Stakes Victory 21/06/13
Kiyoshi trumps the favoured two in the betting market and the Charlie Hills-trained filly could even afford to veer violently across the front of the rest of the field as she approached the finishing post.
Estimate Strikes Gold for The Queen 20/06/13
Estimate raised the roof at Royal Ascot by providing the Queen with victory in the Gold Cup.
Riposte Wins Ribblesdale for Lady Cecil 20/06/13
Riposte provided the Royal Ascot crowd with the win they were all craving for Lady Cecil in the Ribblesdale Stakes.
No Nay Never Blitzes Norfolk Stakes 20/06/13
No Nay Never finished strongly to win the Norfolk Stakes in very impressive style for Wesley Ward. Despite missing the break he broke the 2yo 5f track record.
Remote Takes Control in Tercentenary Stakes 20/06/13
Remote lived up to his tall reputation by showing a smart turn of foot to land the Tercentenary Stakes and give John Gosden and William Buick their first winner of the week at Royal Ascot.
Rizeena on Target in Queen Mary 19/06/13
Veteran handler Clive Brittain won the Queen Mary for the first time as Rizeena blitzed her opponents to give jockey James Doyle a treble on day two of Royal Ascot.
Belgian Bill Takes Royal Hunt Cup Glory 19/06/13
Belgian Bill came out of the pack to take victory in the Royal Hunt Cup under a patient ride from James Doyle.
Al Kazeem King in Prince of Wales's Stakes 19/06/13
Al Kazeem and James Doyle caught Mukhadram on the line to take the Prince of Wales's Stakes in a thrilling finish.
Duntle Takes Duke of Cambridge Stakes 19/06/13
Duntle, already a winner at the Royal meeting having landed last year's Sandringham Handicap, landed the Duke of Cambridge Stakes in a thrilling finish.
Well Sharp Pounces in Ascot Stakes 18/06/13
The J P McManus owned and Jonjo O'Neill trained Well Sharp took the Ascot Stakes with considerable ease under Fran Berry.
War Command Storms to Victory in the Coventry 18/06/13
Aidan O'Brien's third string entry blitzed a good field to win the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Dawn Approach Returns to Winning Ways 18/06/13
Dawn Approach held off a spirited challenge from Toranado to take the St James's Palace stakes by a nose.
Declaration Of War Takes Queen Anne 18/06/13
The American raider Animal Kingdom was left trailing in the wake of most of the field as Declaration Of War fought his way to an impressive victory.
Sole Powers to King's Stand Crown 18/06/13
Sole Power came with a scorching late run to deny South African challenger Shea Shea on the line to take the King Stand Stakes.
International Challengers Ready to Go 14/06/13
Animal Kingdom, trained in America by Graham Motion, has won two of the world’s major races – the Kentucky Derby and the Dubai World Cup – and is now aiming to succeed at Royal Ascot next week.
Queen’s Vase to be Run in Memory of Sir Henry Cecil 14/06/13
Ascot Racecourse has announced that the 2013 Queen’s Vase, to be run next Friday, June 21, will be titled: “The Queen’s Vase In Memory of Sir Henry Cecil”.
Wohler Lines Up Ascot Foray 11/06/13
Trainer Andreas Wohler is heading to Royal Ascot with a couple of outside chances, fresh from breaking new ground by saddling Germany's first runner in this year's Investec Derby.
Ballydoyle Announces Ascot Plans 10/06/13
Aidan O’Brien has announced running plans for some of the top Ballydoyle prospects at Royal Ascot 2013.
Magician to Perform at Royal Ascot 10/06/13
Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Magician is a likely runner in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Pink Team Praying for Royal Ascot Rain 07/06/13
Newmarket trainer Chris Wall would welcome a break in the current dry weather to enable Intense Pink to run at Royal Ascot.
Royal Ascot: A Horse Racing Spectacle Like No Other 06/06/13
Quite simply, Royal Ascot is a unique event in the horse racing calendar. There is nothing else quite like the enthralling mixture of racing excellence and style that this annual gathering brings.
Number Theory Going for Gold 06/06/13
John Holt's Number Theory will head for the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot after his fine effort in the Henry II Stakes at Sandown on May 30.
Royal Ascot Target for Flying Thistle Bird 06/06/13
Roger Charlton has his string in fine form ahead of the forthcoming Royal Ascot fixture, and he will be hoping his good run continues as Thistle Bird bids for the Duke of Cambridge Stakes.
Royal Ascot Not in Telescope's Sights 05/06/13
Telescope will not make an appearance at Ascot 2013, Sir Michael Stoute deciding to keep him back for later in the season. Greatwood is now set to be Highclere Thoroughbred Racing's only representative at the Royal meeting.
Royal Ascot Redemption Aim for Banoffee 04/06/13
Banoffee passed the post well beaten in seventh place in the Investec Oaks at Epsom, but could aim to repair her reputation in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot on June 20.
Royal Ascot Return on the Cards for Junior 03/06/13
The veteran Junior is set to make an appearance at Royal Ascot 2013 in either the Ascot Stakes on Tuesday June 18, or the Queen Alexandra Stakes on Saturday June 22.
Style Reigns in French 2000 Guineas 13/05/13
The Group 1 Poule d’Essai de Poulains – the French 2000 Guineas – went the way of the impressive Nicholas Clement-trained Style Vendome who may now be destined for a trip to Royal Ascot next month for the St James’s Palace Stakes.
A Dozen Nations Come Together in Royal Ascot Group One Entries 25/04/13
Exciting global entries have been revealed for the seven Group One races run this year at Royal Ascot, which takes place from Tuesday, June 18 to Saturday, June 22 inclusive.
Animal Kingdom Set for Royal Ascot 31/03/13
Animal Kingdom is set to weave his magic, probably in the Prince of Wales's Stakes, at Royal Ascot in the summer, after seeing off the gallant challenge of Red Cadeaux to lift the Dubai World Cup on March 30.
Royal Ascot Prize Money Reaches £5 Million for the First Time
Prize money at Royal Ascot will be a record £5 million this year, representing an increase of £500,000 (11%) from 2012 and Ascot is delighted to announce that the Windsor Forest Stakes has been renamed the Duke of Cambridge Stakes.
Rite Of Passage Aimed Another Crack at Gold 22/10/12
After his superb victory in the Qipco Long Distance Cup at Ascot on October 20, Dermot Weld maintains his prime objective is to keep Rite Of Passage sound for another crack at the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot 2013.