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Never a dull moment!

This year’s Royal Ascot will be Charles Barnett’s eighth and last as the track’s Chief Executive, his previous role at Aintree having witnessed him deal with a void National and a bomb scare more » Read More...

Dave Mason: On Music, Racing, and ‘Live at Belmont Park 1978′

Most fans of our sport know 1978 was the last year a horse won American racing’s Triple Crown. The rivalry between Affirmed and Alydar reached a dizzying crescendo on the afternoon of June 10, 1978,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Ayr Gold Cup Target for Ripon hero, Baccarat

European Racing | 1 year ago
In-form jockey, Tony Hamilton, certainly played his cards right on the fast improving sprinter, Baccarat, as he came fast and late to snatch the spoils in the valuable William Hill Great St Wilfrid Handicap at Ripon, and now looks set to target an even bigger six furlong prize in the Ayr Gold Cup on September […] Read More...

Bold Approach pays dividends

St James’s Palace glory for Dawn Approach banishes Derby disappointment more » Read More...

Animal Kingdom Seeking History in Queen Anne Stakes

Michael Compton | 1 year ago
Animal Kingdom is poised for a run at history on June 18 when he starts in the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot.   Winner of the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-G1) at Meydan in his last start and the 2011 Kentucky Derby (G1), Animal Kingdom will take on 12 rivals in the Queen [...](Read more...) Read More...

Royal Ascot – Horse Racing Royalty

Ascot Racecourse is possibly the most famous horse racing track in the world, and home to the year’s most celebrated event, the Royal Ascot 2013. All you need to know here. The Ascot Racecourse is as famous as it is old. First established in the 1700s by Queen Anne of England, it has been the […] Read More...