Keyword: Ascot

  • Animal Kingdom<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2432872341&k=WbdBgK7">Order This Photo</a>

    Animal Kingdom Posts Strong Ascot Work

    Presented with a new setting and a much different assignment, Team Valor International, Arrowfield Stud, and Darley's Animal Kingdom answered impressively May 29 in a key workout over the straightaway at Ascot.

  • Frankel after winning the QIPCO Champion Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2162079039&k=3CFNGZq">Order This Photo</a>

    Frankel Secures Place in History at Ascot

    Khalid Abdullah's brilliant Frankel captured the QIPCO Champion Stakes Oct. 20 at Ascot, remaining unbeaten and securing his legacy as one of the best racehorses of the modern era and perhaps one of the greatest of all time.

  • Frankel is expected to make his final start in the in the QIPCO Champion Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2113689526&k=njt8rbx">Order This Photo</a>

    Soft Ground at Ascot Awaits Unbeaten Frankel

    Great Britain will stage its highly anticipated season finale Oct. 20 at Ascot, where superstar Frankel, one of the best racehorses of the modern era, will bid to remain undefeated in his final career start.

  • Henry Cecil

    Ailing Cecil Grateful for Frankel

    There will be mixed feelings at Ascot on Saturday, Oct. 20, when the brilliant Frankel makes his farewell appearance on the racetrack in the QIPCO Champion Stakes (Eng-I).

  • Nathaniel and William Buick take the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9607906%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Nathaniel Upsets Tragic King George

    Nathaniel, the lone 3-year-old in the field, drew clear from Workforce to win the $1,630,380 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes-Sponsored by Betfair (Eng-I) at Ascot July 23.

  • BC Challenge Series Adds Four British Races

    The Breeders' Cup announced June 22 that the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes sponsored by Sony (Eng-I), Meon Valley Stud Fillies' Mile (Eng-I) and Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes (Eng-II) at Ascot on Sept. 26, and the Emirates Airline Champion Stakes (Eng-I) at Newmarket on Oct. 17, have been selected to the 2009 Breeders' Cup Challenge series.

  • Father Time, Times Two

    There have been instances over the years with horses bred in different countries having the same name. But not often have the two won on the same day, and in this case, the same race number.

  • Russell Baze

    Baze Banned for Whip Use at Ascot

    Russell Baze, North America's most winning jockey with more than 10,000 victories during his career, will long remember his first ride in Europe at Ascot, which cost him a four-day whip ban.

  • Swing Lord to Ascot Stud in Ontario

    Swing Lord, a winning 8-year-old son of A.P. Indy, will stand at Michael and Chris Blake's Ascot Stud near Colborne, Ontario, Canada.

  • Ascot CEO to Leave at End of Year

    The board of England's Ascot racecourse has been informed by its Chief Executive, Douglas Erskine-Crum, of his intention to leave Ascot in the New Year. After nearly 13 years with Ascot, he has decided that the time has come for him to find a new challenge and to handover to someone new.

  • Classic-Placed Impeachment to Ascot in Canada

    Impeachment, who placed in both the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), will stand in 2006 at Michael and Chris Blake's Ascot Stud near Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada.

  • Red Clubs Wins Coventry for 2-Year-Olds at Royal Ascot

    Racing at the Royal Ascot at York meet got underway June 14 with the Coventry Stakes (Eng-II) for 2-year-olds, and it was Red Ransom's son, Red Clubs, winning his third consecutive race after an opening loss.

  • Global Sprint Championship Series Unveiled for 2005

    Racing organizations in Australia, England, and Japan announced a six-race series for sprinters, the Global Sprint Challenge, that will use free or subsidized travel instead of a cash bonus as an incentive for participation.

  • Global Sprint Championship Series Unveiled for 2005

    Racing organizations in Australia, England, and Japan announced a six-race series for sprinters, the Global Sprint Challenge, that will use free or subsidized travel instead of a cash bonus as an incentive for participation.

  • Refuse to Bend, Azamour Victorious in Ascot Opener

    Godolphin Racingês Refuse to Bend, sent off at 12-1 odds due to his recent lack of success, returned to the winnerês enclosure Tuesday when he posted a narrow victory in the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) on the opening day card of the Royal Ascot meet at Ascot, England.

  • Persian Punch Dies on Track

    Champion European stayer Persian Punch died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack while making his 11-year-old debut in the Sagaro Stakes (Eng-III) at Ascot, according to The <i>Racing Post</i>.

  • Russian Valour gets second graded win in Norfolk Stakes.

    Russian Valour Earns Second Stakes Win in Norfolk

    Russian Valour raced comfortably on the lead under jockey Kevin Darley and held off the late-charge of the highly-touted Kheleyf to win the Norfolk Stakes (Eng-III) for 2-year-olds at Royal Ascot Thursday.

  • Attraction Remains Unbeaten with Queen Mary Win

    The Duke of Roxburghe's homebred Attraction remained unbeaten as the 2-year-old filly defeated 13 of her peers in Wednesday's Queen Mary Stakes (Eng-III) at Ascot. Attraction led for the entirety of the five-furlong race, and finished three lengths ahead of Sheikh Mohammed's Catstar (Storm Cat--Advancing Star).

  • Systematic Rounds Out Year With Ascot Win

    Systematic ended a sparkling second season in typically tenacious style when he fought back to beat Warrsan by half a length in the Group III Young Vic Theatre Cumberland Lodge Stakes at Ascot Sunday.

  • Race Against Frankie Dettori at Ascot

    The British Red Cross, Ascot's charity of the year, is staging a fundraising jockey race to help raise money for the charity work it does in the UK and abroad. Leading European riders Frankie Dettori and George Duffield have agreed to participate and need an additional eight riders to join them in the Red Cross Stakes on Blue Square Shergar Cup Day on Aug. 10.

  • Rock of Gibraltar registers third of three wins in three starts.

    Admirable Ascot

    Rock of Gibraltar's St. James's Palace score is the highlight of a memorable meeting.