Keyword: Royal Ascot

  • Yeats

    Haskin: Stayers Again Steal Ascot Show

    Someone asked me today to send them a link to the column I wrote five years ago about Yeats' record-breaking fourth Ascot Gold Cup victory. That got me thinking about this year's Gold Cup, which awakened those same feelings.

  • Rizeena and Ryan Moore take the Coronation Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-VpGmsQd">Order This Photo</a>

    Rizeena Back to Best in Coronation Stakes

    Rizeena, a disappointing classic starter last time out, repelled strong bids from Lesstalk In Paris and Euro Charline to win the Coronation Stakes (Eng-I) for 3-year-old fillies June 20 at Royal Ascot.

  • Slade Power won the 2013 QIPCO British Champions Sprint by a neck.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2843775579&k=QK7jjcN">Order This Photo</a>

    Slade Power Bids for Royal Double for Lynam

    Slade Power could provide trainer Eddie Lynam with a top-level sprint double at Royal Ascot when he bids for the a breakthrough group I win in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes June 21, closing day.

  • Leading Light and Joseph O'Brien (right) take the Gold Cup.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-ksXv4R8">Order This Photo</a>

    Leading Light Denies Estimate in Gold Cup

    Leading Light denied Queen Elizabeth II's Estimate a repeat victory in the Gold Cup (Eng-I) June 19 at Royal Ascot in winning by a neck from that rival in a rousing three-horse battle.

  • My Titania Among Dozen for Coronation Stakes

    Three-year-old fillies get the spotlight June 20 in the Coronation Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot, where Christopher Tsui's My Titania is the early favorite for a top-level breakthrough in the field of 12.

  • The Fugue wins the Prince of Wales's Stakes June 18.
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    The Fugue Wins at Royal Ascot, Treve Third

    The Fugue easily handled a stellar field in the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) June 18 at Royal Ascot, winning in record time over Magician, while European Horse of the Year and heavy favorite Treve struggled in for third.

  • Estimate
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    Estimate Bids for Gold Cup Repeat

    Queen Elizabeth II's Estimate makes her first start of the year June 19 at Royal Ascot, where she will bid for a repeat victory in the Gold Cup (Eng-I).

  • Hootenanny wins the 2014 Windsor Castle Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-6F9rrcF">Order This Photo</a>

    Hootenanny Gives Ward Another Royal Ascot Win

    American trainer Wesley Ward's annual trip to Royal Ascot was off to a dazzling start opening day June 17, when 2-year-old colt Hootenanny dominated 23 overmatched rivals in the Windsor Castle Stakes.

  • Sole Power wins the Kings Stands Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-ms6gsh8">Order This Photo</a>

    Sole Power Repeats in King's Stand

    Sole Power pulled a King's Stand Stakes (Eng-I) double, motoring on the far side to pass 50-1 shot Stepper Point by 1 1/4 lengths. The 7-year-old sprinter won last year's race and was third in the 2012 running.

  • Toronado held off Verrazano to win the 2014 Queen Anne Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-VLzdN4S">Order This Photo</a>

    Toronado Opens Season With Queen Anne Victory

    Toronado proved up to the challenge of facing top competition in his seasonal debut when the 4-year-old held off a late challenge from Verrazano to secure a victory in the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) June 17 at Royal Ascot.

  • Treve
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    Treve Seeks Redemption in Prince of Wales's

    Reigning European Horse of the Year Treve will try to bounce back from her first career defeat against seven opponents in the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) June 18, the second day of the Royal Ascot meeting.

  • Wesley Ward

    Ward Eyes Royal Ascot with Four Juveniles

    Trainer Wesley Ward sent out four Royal Ascot hopefuls, all 2-year-olds, for four-furlong drills the morning of May 26 at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Danzig

    Pedigree Analysis - The King of Royal Ascot

    by John P. Sparkman<br />Danzig proved himself a sire of sires, and his greatest influence has been abroad instead of in the country of his birth, and that influence has rarely been more evident than at Royal Ascot in 2013.

  • 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.

  • Royal Ascot: Jockey James Doyle

    Jockey James Doyle, who won three races at the 2013 Royal Ascot meet, including the Prince of Wale's Stakes with Al Kazeem.

  • Royal Ascot: Gary Player

    Gary Player talks about Royal Ascot, including reaction to The Queen's victory in the Ascot Gold Cup.

  • Royal Ascot: Preview Day 4

    Although Matt Chapman wonders why he was asked back after picking against Estimate, he tries again with Day 4 at Royal Ascot, including the Coronation Stakes and the King Edward VII.

  • Society Rock won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes in 2011.

    Society Rock Seeks Rare Royal Ascot Double

    Society Rock will bid to become only the second horse in more than 50 years to win the Diamond Jubilee (Eng-I) twice when he takes on 17 opponents June 22, the final day of the 2013 Royal Ascot meeting.

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    Estimate, No Nay Never Win at Royal Ascot

    Estimate led in the final furlong of the Gold Cup (Eng-I) June 20 at Royal Ascot and gamely turned back a strong challenge to narrowly prevail in the 2 1/2-mile marathon for owner Queen Elizabeth II.