Tags ‘Royal Ascot’

Wesley Ward On Royal Ascot: ‘You’ve Got To Bring Your Best’

Trainer Wesley Ward had a topsy-turvy week at Royal Ascot in England. On Wednesday he sent out the Scat Daddy filly Acapulco – a $750,000 purchase from the McKathan Brothers consignment at the OBS... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Goffs London Sale: From Afternoon Tea To Owning A Royal Ascot Runner

If we really do live in an instant-gratification society, what could be more instantly gratifying than buying a Thoroughbred racehorse on a Monday and then watching it run in what is perhaps the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f... Read More...

Steering the good ship Ascot

Guy Henderson enjoyed a long career as a commercial lawyer, but when the opportunity came to apply for the position of Chief Executive at Ascot, he took it – now comes the challenge of a first Royal Meeting more » Read More...

The Friday Show: Derby Malaise, Royal Dissension?

The 141st Run for the Roses should be a lot clearer after this weekend, which features three of the final four major prep races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. It’s a last chance to gauge... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

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 | 2 years 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 | 2 years 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

European Racing | Royal Ascot | 2 years ago
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...