Royal Ascot 2021

Dream Of Dreams comes true for Stoute in Diamond Jubilee

By Duane Fonseca


After two heartbreaks it turned out to be a case of third time lucky for Dream Of Dreams who grittily won the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the feature event on the final day of Royal Ascot Saturday.

Creative is a Force to be reckoned with after first Group level success in Jersey Stakes

By Duane Fonseca

Godolphin handler Charlie Appleby enjoyed a 1-2 in the Group 3 Jersey Stakes on the final day of Royal Ascot Saturday after Creative Force ran home with a length and a quarter to spare from stablemate Naval Crown.

Coronation for Murphy who turns his disappointment to joy on Balding’s Alcohol Free

By Duane Fonseca

British Champion Jockey Oisin Murphy endured a topsy turvy hour on the fourth day at Royal Ascot Friday as he sampled both the highs and lows of a sport that has brought him immense international renown.

A Dragon Symbol was etched on Commonwealth Cup before stewards intervene!

MUCH LAUDED AS A welcome addition to the fixture list when introduced in 2015, Friday’s Group 1 Commonwealth Cup, a 6f sprint for 3yos, produced an epic duel between Campanelle, under Frankie Dettori, and Oisin Murphy’

Connections dreaming will be third time lucky

RUNNER-UP IN each of the last two years, by just a head on both occasions, Dream Of Dreams will bid to go one better for Saeed Suhail and Sir Michael Stoute in Saturday’s Royal Ascot highlight, the 6f Group 1 Golden Jubilee

Dubai winner Subjectivist denies Stradivarius a fourth straight Gold Cup win at Ascot

By Duane Fonseca


Going into the third day at Royal Ascot all talk centered around John and Thady Gosden’s Stradivarius and whether or not the 7yo Sea The Stars gelding would go on to win a fourth straight Group 1 G

Mohaafeth’s rise continues with Hampton Court Stakes success

By Duane Fonseca

Shadwell owned Mohaafeth justified his favourites’ tag in the Group 3 Hampton Court Stakes, which he won in dramatic fashion for William Haggas with Jim Crowley up.

Haggas’ charge w

Emotions high as Hanaghan Powers home Perfectly for Sheikh Rashid Dalmook

By Duane Fonseca


Paul Hanagan was overwhelmed with emotion moments after guiding the Richard Fahey trained Perfect Power through to a sensational win at the end of a nerve wracking finish in the Group 2

Two 3yo features highlight penultimate day of royal meeting

A PAIR OF GROUP ONES on Friday at Royal Ascot with the 3yo sprinters getting their chance in the 6f Commonwealth Cup for which a cosmopolitan field of 21 have been declared.

As the numbers suggest it promises to be competitive with

Love lands Prince Of Wales’s Stakes for Aidan O’Brien

By Duane Fonseca

When the going  gets tough the tough get going and Aidan O'Brien's dual Classic heroine Love battled hard to make a triumphant return to action in an epic renewal of the Group 1 Prince of Wales’s Stake

Real in a World of his own

Saeed bin Suroor and Marco Ghiani combined to stylishly land the 1600m Royal Hunt Cup with Real World on day two of Royal Ascot.
The 4yo Dark Angel colt sneaked in towards the bottom of the weights but there was no close call about the resu

Kemari opens Royal Ascot account for Godolphin

By Duane Fonseca

Godolphin opened their Royal Ascot account after Kemari showed absolute class in nicking The 2847m Group 2 Queen's Vase for trainer Charlie Appleby.
Ridden by William Buick, Kemari was asked to track the early

Stradivarius seeks emulate Ascot legend Yeats

OFFICIALLY THE MAIN RACE of the week at Royal Ascot, the 2m4f Group 1 Ascot Gold Cup was inaugurated in 1807 since when Yeats, successful each year between 2006 and 2009, has been the only horse to win it four times.

That could well all

Poetic Flare strides along in the footsteps of his illustrious sire to land St James's Palace

By Duane Fonseca


Jim Bolger's Poetic Flare upheld family tradition on the opening day of Royal Ascot Tuesday, following in the footsteps of his illustrious sire to win the St. James's Palace Stakes with a flouris

Oxted back to his speedy best

FOR THE SPEEDSTERS, the 5f Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes provided Oxted the perfect change to double his winning tally at the highest level, adding this prize to the 6f July Cup at Newmarket last summer.

Reunited wit

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