Royal Ascot 2018
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Tuesday 19th - Saturday 23rd June

2018 Running Order & Results


3 Key Performances to Take from Royal Ascot 2018
Royal Ascot has finished for another year and again provided stunning racing across the four days.

Soldier’s Call provided fledgling trainer Archie Watson with his first winner at Royal Ascot with victory in the Windsor Castle Stakes.

Crystal Ocean stays on strongly to give Sir Michael Stoute his 11th winner of the Hardwicke Stakes.

Arthur Kitt claimed a fairytale success in the Chesham Stakes for Tom Dascombe and Richard Kingscote.

The Group One Commonwealth Cup goes to Eqtidaar under Jim Crowley in the colours of Hamdan Al Maktoum.

Old Persian wins the King Edward VII Stakes for Charlie Appleby and William Buick.

It's a first Albany Stakes win for Mark Johnston as Main Edition makes it three-from-three in the hands of James Doyle.

Frankie Dettori won a fifth Gold Cup and the 60th Royal Ascot race of his glittering career as Stradivarius scored as the 7/4 joint-favourite.

Magic Wand dominated her rivals in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Hunting Horn cruises to victory in the Hampton Court Stakes at Ascot to give Ryan Moore his 50th Royal Ascot success.

Shang Shang Shang lands the Norfolk Stakes in a close finish for American trainer Wesley Ward.

Sir Michael Stoute became the winning-most trainer in Royal Ascot history when Poet’s Word claimed victory in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes

Marco Botti's Aljazzi runs out a very impressive winner of the Group 2 Duke of Cambridge Stakes.

Kew Gardens led home a one-two-three for Aidan O’Brien as he dominated the Queen’s Vase.

Signora Cabello narrowly prevailed in a blanket three-way finish to the Queen Mary Stakes.

Lagostovegas provided Willie Mullins with a fourth victory in the Ascot Stakes.

Without Parole claimed his fourth victory from as many starts with a clear-cut success in the St James’s Palace Stakes.


Blue Point wore down Battaash to claim top honours in the King’s Stand Stakes.

Calyx maintained his unbeaten record with a most impressive display in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Accidental Agent was a shock winner of the Queen Anne Stakes, the first race of Royal Ascot 2018.

Key Runners at Royal Ascot 14/06/18
We are now just days away from the start of Royal Ascot and this year’s festival is shaping up to be another star-studded classic.

Sir Michael Stoute to Tighten his Grip on Group Two Hardwicke Stakes 12/06/18
What promises to be a thrilling renewal of the world famous Royal Ascot meeting comes to a close on Saturday 23rd June. Six races will be run on the final day of action before the curtain drops with two of those being Group class.

No Fears for Harry Angel 11/06/18
Trainer Clive Cox insists there is no fear factor of Ascot for his star sprinter Harry Angel ahead of the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.

Will Defoe Rise to the Challenge at Royal Ascot?05/06/18
Roger Varian has announced his decision to send his charge Defoe forward for the Hardwicke Stakes at Ascot as the Irish horse looks to announce himself on the major stage.

Order of St George 2018 Gold Cup Winner? 17/05/18
There is no doubt that Order of St George has firmly established himself as the current top stayer in training in recent times.

Cracksman Has Royal Ascot In His Sights 17/05/18
Cracksman had a winning return to the track for the start of the 2018 season, triumphing at the Prix Ganay at Longchamp.

Oppenheimer Targets Ascot Glory 01/05/18
Owner Anthony Oppenheimer cannot wait for the rest of Cracksman's season after a blistering start in France on April 29.

Record Prize Money of 13.45 million at Ascot in 2018 15/01/18
Ascot Racecourse today announced that prize money for 2018 for its 25 racedays (excluding the industry-owned QIPCO British Champions Day) will be a record £13,452,000.

William Hill Celebrate Annus Mirabilis at Royal Ascot 24/06/17
William Hill, along with the majority of bookies across the country, were celebrating their best Royal Ascot in the last three-years.

Tin Man Strikes in Diamond Jubilee Stakes24/06/17
The Tin Man came out on top after a thrilling climax to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Wonderful Performance from Winter 23/06/17
Winter becomes the first horse since the great Attraction to do the Irish Guineas, English Guineas & Coronation Stakes treble.

Caravaggio Wins Commonwealth Thriller 23/06/17
Caravaggio maintained his unbeaten record with a superb display in the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot.

Big Orange Squeezes Out Gold Cup Win 22/06/17
Big Orange repelled the late thrust of defending champion Order Of St George to win the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.

Highland Reels in Another Group 1 21/06/17
A sixth Group One triumph in a decorated career as he wins the Prince of Wales's Stakes, the feature race on day two of Royal Ascot. 

Barney Roy wins the St James's Palace Stakes 20/06/17
Joy for Richard Hannon and James Doyle as Churchill proves deeply disappointing.

Lady Aurelia Flies at Ascot 20/06/17
Lady Aurelia stretches away to win the King's Stand Stakes for Wesley Ward and America.

Rajasinghe Wins the Coventry Stakes 20/06/17
A huge result for trainer Richard Spencer and jockey Stevie Donohoe as the Coventry Stakes goes to Newcastle maiden winner Rajasinghe.

Ribchester Registers Queen Anne Triumph 20/06/17
Richard Fahey's Godolphin-owned four-year-old was all the rage for the first race of the week in Berkshire.