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Moore Looking Forward to Royal Ascot Return

Ryan Moore is relishing a return to Royal Ascot in two-months, after his record breaking week in 2015. The meeting is the biggest event of the flat racing season with the world’s finest horses and trainers coming to Ascot Racecourse for five days of action. Moore is widely regarded as the world’s leading flat jockey […]

Royal Ascot 2016 Receives Record Number of Overseas Entries

Royal Ascot could once again host some of the global stars of horse racing after receiving a record number of international entries for the biggest meeting of the flat racing season; Tuesday 14th – Saturday 18th June 2016. The eight Group One contests have received 394 entries from eight different countries, with 164 entries overseas […]

Manhattan Dan aiming for Royal Ascot glory in 2016

Royal Ascot is the main target for American sprinter Manhattan Dan according to his trainer Gary Contessa. The star colt has been in superb form this season and after his impressive victory in Gulfstream’s Fisher Island Handicap, Manhattan Dan will make his first trip to Europe for the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. The six-furlong […]

Quiet Reflection has Royal Ascot mission

Quiet Reflection has Royal Ascot her sights after a victory in France on Sunday and is now a 14-1 chance for the Commonwealth Cup. The three-year-old provided the perfect start to the new combination of trainer Karl Burke and jockey Dougie Costello as she held on to win Chantilly’s Group 3 Prix Sigy by a […]

Time Test to return at Royal Ascot in 2016

Time Test, the electrifying winner of Royal Ascot’s Tercentenary Stakes last season, will be aimed at The Prince of Wales’s Stakes in 2016 according to his trainer Roger Charlton. The four-year-old enjoyed a fantastic 2015, which included a Group 2 win at Newmarket and of course his finest hour when blazing to victory under Frankie […]

Buffering to swerve Royal Ascot 2016

Superstar Australian sprinter Buffering will not run at Royal Ascot in 2016 according to his trainer Robert Heathcote. Buffering is a multiple Group One champion and added the prestigious Al Quoz Sprint title to his list of victories on Dubai World Cup Night at the end of March. That win at Meydan put the eight-year-old […]

Royal Ascot step up international recruitment at Dubai

Royal Ascot’s Head of International Recruitment, Nick Smith, was at one of the world’s biggest race meetings on Saturday as the stars lined-up for the Dubai World Cup Night. Smith would have been delighted with some of the performances as he steps up his efforts ahead of Royal Ascot 2016. Royal Ascot has a strong […]

Royal Ascot 2016 – Vancouver could run in Queen Anne Stakes

Aidan O’Brien is considering running his exciting Australian recruit, Vancouver, in the Queen Anne Stakes, the opening race of Royal Ascot 2016. Australia’s champion two-year old was brought by breeding giants Coolmore for $AU40million last year after winning the Group 1 Golden Slipper at Rosehill for trainer Gai Waterhouse; that fee made him most expensive […]

Royal Ascot 2016 the aim for Belgian Bill

Belgian Bill a former Royal Ascot winner and regular at the meeting is once again being targeted at the biggest meeting in flat racing for the 2016 season, in an attempt to regain his Royal Hunt Cup title. The George Baker-trained eight-year-old won the 2013 running of the Royal Hunt Cup run over one-mile by […]

Royal Ascot winner Solow returns in style

Solow, who won the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot last summer, returned to action with a smooth win at Chantilly ahead of what is expected to be another fantastic season for the French star. The six-year-old was sent off as the 1-6 for the one-mile Prix Montjeu and his victory was his tenth consecutive […]