The Al Quoz Sprint (G1) may not be the last time the son of 2004 Florida Derby (G1) runner-up Value Plus meets the world's top turf sprinters on a straight course. His big performance now opens the door to even more prestigious events.
The top-rated miler in the world, Able Friend, will take aim at the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) June 16 when the prestigious Royal Ascot meet gets off to a flying start with three group I races.
Ascot Racecourse announced there will be an eighth group I race at Royal Ascot beginning next year, the name of which will be announced later.
Three-year-old sprinter Hot Streak looks to be the early favorite in the 17-horse field set for the King's Stand Stakes (Eng-I) June 17 at Royal Ascot.
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Sole Power wins the Kings Stand Stakes. Trainer Edward Lynham and jockey Johnny Murtagh talk about the race.
Sole Power wore down 11-4 favorite Shea Shea in the closing strides and won the King's Stand Stakes (Eng-I) by a neck June 18 at Royal Ascot.
Jockey Craig Newitt rides Shamexpress in the Kings Stand Stakes.
Impressive Al Quoz Sprint (UAE-I) winner Shea Shea will attempt to become the first South African horse to win at Royal Ascot in the King's Stand Stakes (Eng-I) on opening day June 18.
Trainer Danny O'Brien discusses Shamexpress, who had his final gallop in preparation for the King's Stand Stakes Tuesday at Royal Ascot. Watch Video
Comments from Zac Purton after his winning ride on Little Bridge in the King's Stand Stakes on opening day at Royal Ascot, June 19, 2012. Watch Video
Hong Kong raider Little Bridge hit the front a furlong from the wire and easily held off the late charge of Bated Breath to win the $542,500 King's Stand Stakes (Eng-I) by three-quarters of a length at Royal Ascot June 19.
Twenty-three of the top sprinters in Europe are set to line up in the $542,500 King's Stand Stakes (Eng-I), a five-furlong turf dash that is the second of three group I races on the opening day at Royal Ascot.
Simon Burgess talks with Danny O'Brien, trainer of Star Witness, who finished 2nd in the King Stand Stakes (Eng-1) on June 14, and scheduled to run in the Golden Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I) on June 18. Watch Video
Simon Burgess talks with Tony Millard, trainer of Sweet Sanette, who finished third in the King's Stand Stakes (Eng-I) on June 14. Watch Video
Britain's Ascot Racecourse announced Jan. 6 that prize money for the 2009 royal race meeting June 16-20 has been increased.
Australian star Miss Andretti roared to an impressive victory in the King's Stand Stakes (Eng-II) on Tuesday at Royal Ascot.
English race goers now know what their French counterparts know: That Chineur is a commendable sprinter.
Irish jockey Johnny Murtagh guided Maktoum Al Maktoum's No Excuses Needed to a head win in the group II Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Affirmed Success S.||BEL|
|Bewitch S. (G3T)||KEE|
|Golden Circle S.||PRM|
|Elusive Quality S.||BEL|
|Edward Babst/Albert Palacios Memorial H.||BTP|