Home 2018 June

Monthly Archives: June 2018

Weekend Preview – Northumberland Plate, Irish Derby & More

Racing fans were really spoiled by all the top tier racing from Royal Ascot last week so you could be forgiven for assuming this weekend would be thin on quality and quantity. Although nothing could be further from the...

Irish Derby Preview

First run in 1866, the Irish Derby is a Group 1 contest ran over 1 mile 4 furlongs at the Curragh. It’s the Irish equivalent to the English Derby and Orby was the first horse to compete the English/Irish...

The Royal Review

So the Royal meeting has come to an end and oh what a week we were treated to. There were International runners galore, a 50th Royal Ascot winner for Ryan Moore and Sir Michael Stoute coming to the fore. It was...

Royal Ascot Preview – Day 5

So the final day of the Royal meeting is upon us and oh what a week it has been; International winners, fabulous Frankie, record-breaking training and jockey performances and course record smashed. Let’s look forward not back, the feature on...

Royal Ascot Preview – Day 4

There are two Group Ones that’ll make every racing enthusiast excited on Friday. The Commonwealth Cup and Coronation Stakes are both fascinating races. The Commonwealth Cup is a 6f furlong contest for three-year-olds which was first ran in 2015. Sioux...

Royal Ascot Preview – Day 3

The Group 1 Gold Cup takes centre stage on Day 3 of Royal Ascot, this contest which is run over the marathon trip of 2m 4f has attracted some of the best stayers in training. The race is synonymous...

Royal Ascot Preview – Day 2

It’s slightly disappointing that the Price Of Wales’s Stakes is the only Group 1 contest tomorrow but it’s a stellar day racing nonetheless. Cracksman tops the billing and last season’s Champion Stakes winner is very hard to oppose. The...

Royal Ascot Preview – Day 1

Tomorrow marks the start of Royal Ascot, arguably the best week of Flat racing all year. On the opening day, there are three Group Ones to feast on. The Queen Anne is the curtain raiser where we will see...

Charlie Appleby Royal Ascot preview

TRAINER Charlie Appleby is still on a high after his Masar claimed the Investec Derby at Epsom this month in the colours of Godolphin. He will be hoping his Royal Ascot runners help keep him in a buoyant mood across...

Wesley Ward Royal Ascot Exclusive

WHILE many get excited by the sight of the Queen at Royal Ascot, racing fans and punters every year cannot wait to see what horses American trainer Wesley Ward is bringing over. Ever since Strike The Tiger’s shock win in...