Antepost Royal Ascot Horse Racing News


King's Stand Stakes betting preview - Aussie raider Star Witness favourite for Royal Ascot sprint

Published on 13/06/2011 18:46

There have been four Australian-trained winners of the King’s Stand Stakes and there appears to be growing confidence behind the sole raider from the Southern Hemisphere in Tuesday’s renewal of the Royal Ascot sprint, Star Witness, who will be partnered by Steven Arnold, successful in this race aboard Scenic Blast in 2009. A dual grade one winner in Australia, the four-year-old is currently priced up at around the 7-2 mark for this five-furlong contest, which has a …

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Royal Ascot: Frankel 1/3 for St James’s Palace Stakes but Dubawi Gold the e/w value.

Published on 12/06/2011 11:50

Recalling watching Frankel’s amazing victory in the 2,000 Guineas still gives me goose bumps and Tuesday’s Royal Ascot card is topped by the colt’s reappearance in the Group 1 St James’s Palace Stakes. It is a given that his superlative ‘almost bolted’ charge down the Newmarket heath will not be topped on Tuesday but the bookies have Henry Cecil trained son of Galileo at no bigger than odds of 1/3 and so a seventh straight victory is very much …

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Canford Cliffs Hannon’s Royal Ascot Tip - Queen Anne Stakes on Tuesday

Published on 09/06/2011 22:29

Richard Hannon Jr has told At The Races that Canford Cliffs, current favourite for Tuesday’s Queen Anne Stakes, is the yard’s best chance of a Royal Ascot Winner. The colt worked at Kempton racecourse yesterday and impressed those lucky enough to witness the preparation. A year ago, Paco Boy carried the Hannon flag but was put in his place by Goldikova. History is lurking as the French-trained super-mare is again due to line up. Still, Hannon Jr seems confident,…

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Royal Ascot: Royal Hunt Cup Betting Preview – North can point the way in cavalry charge

Published on 07/06/2011 19:20

At the time of writing, there’s just a week to go until Royal Ascot commences. One of the races I look forward to most at the meeting is the Royal Hunt Cup, which takes place on the Wednesday. Green Destiny has headed the ante-post market for this valuable handicap since making a winning reappearance at Newmarket in April. The son of Marju was certainly impressive on that occasion, beating his 18 rivals with a good deal of authority, and there’s every chance that…

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