Another excellent preview with betting tips for Royal Ascot from our friend the Turf Analyst
The Ascot Gold Cup takes centre stage on day 3 of Royal Ascot. A Group 1 for 4 y/o+ over 2m4f. Irish trained horses have won the last 6 renewals of this race, and Fame & Glory is bidding for back-to-back victories today. He is reasonably priced at even money and I believe he will oblige for favourite backers.
I will be having two bets.
Reckless Abandon – 2.30, Norfolk Stakes – 6/1
The Norfolk Stakes is a 5f sprint for 2 year olds. Clive ...
Thanks to Calum Madell of theyoungracegoer.com for today's Royal Ascot preview guest blog.
A vintage Royal Ascot starts in magnificent style with Frankel running in the Queen Anne. He again faces most of his usual opposition, notably the smart Excelebration but there is no way Henry Cecil's superstar will get beat here. Strong Suit should make up the first three, as the rest of the field, are a cut below these top milers.
And that's just the start as we are treated to two cracking Group Ones after which includes The Kings Stand over 5f and ...
The pinnacle of mid-summer flat racing gets underway next Tuesday and with some of the best equine talent in the world on show it promises to be a spectacular week.
Frankel will get the action underway in the Queen Anne Stakes at 2.30pm on Tuesday, he needs no introduction and we can only be thankful that we are around in the same era as him.
Plenty of champagne will be sipped throughout the week and the crowds will hopefully be toasting Aussie wonder-mare Black Caviar on the final day when she contests the Diamond Jubilee Stakes. Peter Moody seems ...
It’s Ladies day at Epsom and we’ll be bombarded with pictures of the elegant fillies in the stands and the enclosure as well as those in the parade ring.
And those ladies will be feted as fashion horses. They’ll be praised for their dress-sense, adored for their fashion styles and no praise will too high from the commentators and the editors of the Cosmo-style glossy magazines.
And it annoys me like hell. That’s because when Ladies Day takes place at Aintree, as of course it did just a couple of months ago there was no fashion-bible ...