Keyword: Ascot

  • Cracksman wins the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot

    Cracksman Superb in Champion Stakes Romp

    Cracksman surged to the lead early in the stretch run in the QIPCO British Champion Stakes (G1) Oct. 21 at Ascot and kicked away smartly to a seven-length victory, earning his first top-level win.

  • Enable easily captures the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh

    Dual Oaks Winner Enable Steps Up in King George

    A powerhouse renewal of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1) is on tap July 29 at Ascot, with dual Oaks winner Enable set to take on older rivals Highland Reel, his full brother Idaho, Jack Hobbs, and Ulysses.

  • La Coronel runs down stablemate Dream Dancing to win the Edgewood

    La Coronel Prepares for Royal Ascot Run

    Trainer Mark Casse looks to invade and score at Royal Ascot again this year with John Oxley's multiple graded stakes winner La Coronel in the one-mile Coronation Stakes (G1). 

  • Almanzor leads the way in the QIPCO Champion Stakes

    Almanzor Handles Found in Champion Stakes

    French Derby (Fr-I) winner Almanzor for a second straight time got the best of Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) winner Found, winning the £1.3 million QIPCO Champion Stakes (Eng-I), the centerpiece of QIPCO British Champions Day Oct. 15 at Ascot.

  • Minding takes the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes

    Minding Tallies Seventh GI in QE II Stakes

    Filly phenom Minding tallied a seventh top-level win Oct. 15 when holding off Ribchester by a half length in the £1.2 million Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-I) on British Champions Day at Ascot.

  • Found after last year's Breeders' Cup Turf

    Found Seeks to Build on Success in Champion

    After breaking a string of runner-up finishes in most spectacular fashion, Found (IRE) will try for a second straight group I win Oct. 15, when she faces up to 18 rivals in the $1,586,000 QIPCO Champion Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot.

  • Fair Eva First Stakes Winner for Frankel

    Juddmonte Farms' unbeaten champion Frankel reached an important milestone as a freshman sire July 23 when his daughter Fair Eva won the Princess Margaret Juddmonte Stakes (Eng-III) at Ascot, providing him with his first stakes winner.

  • Postponed

    Postponed to Miss King George VI Stakes

    Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum’s Postponed will miss the opportunity to defend his title in the group I King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Qipco July 23 due to a respiratory infection.

  • 'Perfect' Scores First in Kingston Town

    Perfect Reflection beat champion and stablemate Delicacy to the finish in the Kingston Town Classic (Aus-I) Dec. 5 at Ascot and became the first 3-year-old filly to win Australia's final top-level race of 2015.

  • Good Project Front-Running Railway Winner

    Good Project lifted trainer Chris Waller to a 10th group I victory this season after grabbing the lead early and running on strongly to win the Aus$1 million Railway Stakes (Aus-I) at Ascot.

  • Buffering All the Way for Winterbottom Win

    Star sprinter Buffering never gave backers an anxious moment in the Aus$1 million Winterbottom Stakes (Aus-I) Nov. 21 as Damian Brown took the 8-year-old straight to the lead at Ascot and stayed there to get the win.

  • Gleneagles Still on Fence for Ascot Start

    Aidan O'Brien, trainer of Gleneagles, walked the course at Ascot Racecourse the afternoon of Oct. 16 to test the ground on which the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes Sponsored by QIPCO (Eng-I) will be run Saturday.

  • Cumani's Postponed Gutsy King George Winner

    Postponed and Eagle Top fought out the finish in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I), but Postponed was unyielding and got the best of the favorite to win by the slimmest of margins July 25 at Ascot.

  • Hootenanny Successful in Season Debut

    Trainer Wesley Ward needed the April 18 season debut of Hootenanny to help gauge the 2014 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) winner's conditioning levels. It took just over a minute at Keeneland to find out good to go.

  • Elite Belle, Magnifisio Win in Australia

    Jockey William Pike skillfully guided Elite Belle through opponents in the stretch, where she caught the leader in the final 100 meters and won the Aus$1 million Railway Stakes (Aus-I) Nov. 22 at Ascot in Perth, Australia.

  • Noble Mission fights off Al Kazeem to win the QIPCO Champion Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-5x9x2MM">Order This Photo</a>

    Gutsy Noble Mission Makes All for Ascot Win

    Juddmonte Farms' Noble Mission led from the start in the QIPCO Champion Stakes (Eng-I) and showed the heart of lion in repelling the challenge from Al Kazeem to get the win Oct. 18 at Ascot.

  • Gordon Lord Byron Shines in Champions Sprint

    World traveler Gordon Lord Byron squeezed through a narrow gap nearing the finish line for a stunning win in the QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes (Eng-II) Oct. 18 at Ascot.

  • Madame Chiang and Jim Crowley take the QIPCO Fillies and Mares Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-HdrZJPP">Order This Photo</a>

    Madame Chiang Strikes in Fillies and Mares

    Madame Chiang capitalized when erratic front-runner Chicquita dramatically hung left in the final 100 yards and captured the QIPCO Fillies and Mares Stakes (Eng-I) Oct.18 at Ascot.

  • Charm Spirit gets the victory in the QIPCO Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-NZ553cc">Order This Photo</a>

    Charm Spirit Denies Night of Thunder in QEII

    France-based Charm Spirit denied 2-1 favorite Night of Thunder victory in the QIPCO Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-I), the latter not getting a clear run until too late Oct. 18 at Ascot.

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    Night Of Thunder Looks to Rebound at Ascot

    The sole sophomore classic winner on show at British Champions Day Oct. 18 at Ascot attempts to regain the winning thread for the first time since he won the Qipco Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) May 3.

  • A Jockey Challenge with 'Bling'

    South African known as 'Bling' makes British riding debut in Ascot's annual international jockey challenge Aug. 9.

  • Taghrooda comes home strong to win the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-q7kx4nV">Order This Photo</a>

    Taghrooda Flies to King George Triumph

    Taghrooda became the first Investec Epsom Oaks (Eng-I) winner in more than three decades to capture the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) July 26 at Ascot.

  • Taghrooda won the 2014 Investec Epsom Oaks.

    Filly Taghrooda Takes Aim at Ascot History

    Classic-winning 3-year-old filly Taghrooda will face older males July 26, when she starts from the outside in the field of 12 expected for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot.

  • Leathel Force, ridden by Adam Kirby, wins the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.

    Royal Ascot 2013

    View the sights and races from the Royal Ascot race meet.