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Royal Ascot switch for The Grey Gatsby and Ashadihan

Trainer Kevin Ryan will send The Grey Gatsby and Ashadihan straight to Royal Ascot 2016; after the pair were both withdrawn from their races at the Curragh on Irish Guineas weekend. The Grey Gatsby, second in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes in 2015, was due to make his seasonal reappearance in the Group 1 Tattersalls […]

2000 Guineas stars set for Royal Ascot decider

Galileo Gold and Awtaad will meet at Royal Ascot in a battle of the British 2000 Guineas winner and the Irish 2000 Guineas winner. The Hugo Palmer trained Galileo Gold was looking for British and Irish Guineas double on Saturday at the Curragh, but was beaten by the Kevin Prendergast star Awtaad, who made it […]

Royal Ascot 2016 targets set for Nathra and Litigant

Nathra who produced an impressive run in the French 1000 Guineas at the weekend will now be aimed at the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot 2016. The John Gosden filly made an impressive reappearance in the Group 3 Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket in April, but was well-beaten by Minding in the 1000 Guineas. However […]

Royal Ascot the plan son of Frankel after debut win

Cunco, the first of Frankel’s offspring to make it to the racetrack, will be aimed at the Listed Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot 2016 after a successful debut. The two-year-old’s victory in a six furlong maiden at Newbury on Friday attracted a great deal of media interest, with fans eager to see if Frankel’s first […]

Beautiful Romance heading for Royal Ascot after York romp

Beautiful Romance the impressive winner of the Betfred Middleton Stakes at York’s Dante Festival could be heading for Royal Ascot next month. The Godolphin owned four-year-old went into the race as the 5-1 second favourite behind the well fancied Journey. Under a beautifully timed ride from James Doyle the mare travelled well and two furlongs […]

Vancouver to be aimed at Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Champion Australian two-year-old Vancouver is most likely to run in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot 2016 according to his new trainer Aidan O’Brien. Winner of the prestigious Golden Slipper, the Australian powerhouse has been at O’Brien’s Ballydoyle yard for roughly seven weeks, but he will have to go into quarantine ahead of his […]

2000 Guineas Third In Line For Royal Ascot

Ribchester, who ran an impressive race to finish third in the 2000 Guineas on Saturday is set to run at Royal Ascot 2016, with the St James’s Palace Stakes on the opening day the main aim. There is just over a month to go until the biggest event in flat racing returns to Ascot Racecourse, […]

Lumiere looking to bounce back at Royal Ascot 2016

After failing to see out the trip during the 1000 Guineas, Mark Johnston has said that Lumiere will revert to sprinting when she heads for Royal Ascot next month. The filly enjoyed a superb two-year-old season for Johnston, winning two of her three starts. After winning her maiden she went to the York Ebor Festival […]

Create A Dream Has Wesley Ward Dreaming of Royal Ascot

Ascot Racecourse opened its gates for the opening meeting of the flat season and American trainer Wesley Ward is dreaming after more Royal Ascot glory after taking the opening race of the day. Ward is known for sending high-class horses to the Royal Meeting and he could have another on his hands after Create A […]