Horse Racing

15 Jan 2015 09:30

Sprinter Sacre to return to the track at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday

THE gaze of the horse racing world will be focused on Ascot Racecourse this Saturday for the long-awaited return of Sprinter Sacre.

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24 Dec 2014 09:30

Ascot hat-trick for superb Reve de Sivola

REVE De Sivola became the third stayer to win the Long Walk Hurdle three times at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday.

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18 Dec 2014 17:30

Reve De Sivola and Zarkander set for Ascot showdown

REVE De Sivola will bid for a hat-trick of wins in the JLT Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot on Saturday.

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12 Dec 2014 10:30

Henderson showing positive signs ahead of Ladbroke Hurdle

SIGN Of A Victory (5/1 favourite with Ladbrokes) is among 41 entries for the £150,000 The Ladbroke Hurdle, the famous Grade Three handicap hurdle run over two miles at Ascot on Saturday, December 20.

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28 Nov 2014 18:30 • Sportsdesk

Win tickets to Cheltenham Racecourse plus free bets in our exclusive competition

THE testing road to the Cheltenham Festival in March continues next month for some of the country’s leading hurdlers, and you could be at Cheltenham on Saturday, December 13 to get the festive season off to a brilliant start by watching one of the most valuable hurdle races in Europe, the £130,000 International Hurdle.

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20 Nov 2014 17:30

Ante-post Champion Hurdle favourite Faugheen poised for Ascot assault

WILLIE Mullins could fire a formidable twin assault on Ascot’s major Saturday prizes after Faugheen and Ballycasey were confirmed for the Coral Ascot Hurdle and the Amlin 1965 Chase.

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9 Nov 2014 09:30

Win tickets to Cheltenham Racecourse plus free bets in our exclusive competition

TEMPERATURES are falling but the jump racing season is hotting up with The Open meeting at Cheltenham just over a week away.


6 Nov 2014 18:30

Ascot Racecourse's jumps season starts with a bang

THE first meeting of the new 2014/2015 Jumps season began with a bang on Saturday as Ascot welcomed the popular United House Group Day and annual firework spectacular.

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16 Oct 2014 11:30 • Sportsdesk

Frankel's sibling on a Mission to secure Ascot's Champions Stakes

NOBLE Mission, younger brother of the mighty Frankel, will try to emulate his older sibling and win the QIPCO Champion Stakes on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday.

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6 Sep 2014 13:30

Royal Ascot confirm eighth Group One race

ASCOT Racecourse has confirmed there will be an eighth Group One race at Royal Ascot from 2015.

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18 Aug 2014 13:35

Experience is key as Europe win Shergar Cup

TEAM Europe, captained by Frankie Dettori, won the 14th annual Shergar Cup at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday.

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15 Aug 2014 13:30

Win tickets to Windsor Races

188BET, one of the UK’s prefereed destinations for online gaming and betting, has teamed up with the Slough Observer to offer 10 lucky readers a pair of tickets to Ladies Night at Royal Windsor Racecourse on Saturday, August 23.

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7 Aug 2014 16:00

Giant racehorse statue unveiled ahead of Saturday's Shergar Cup at Ascot

A GIANT racehorse created out of contortionists has been unveiled at Ascot Racecourse in celebration of the Shergar Cup this Saturday.

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25 Jul 2014 06:30

Taghrooda seeks rare Ascot double - full preview to King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes

TAGHROODA would be only the second Oaks winner to capture the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored by QIPCO) in the same year if successful at Ascot this Saturday.

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14 Jul 2014 12:11 • Gary Farmer

Ascots ‘Summer of Champions’ increases sports betting activities

Bracknell has a long and rich association with horse racing, and with Ascots Summer of Champions and the King George Racing weekend drawing in the crowds at Berkshire, it’s not surprising that there seems to have been an increase in sports betting activities in and around the region.


5 Jul 2014 12:30

Treve and Australia set for King George showdown

A MOUTH-WATERING clash between the most recent Arc and Derby winners could be on the cards for Europe’s mid-season middle distance championship - the £1-million King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on July 26.

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3 Jul 2014 18:30

Kingman closing in on Cirrus

FIVE days of memorable racing at Royal Ascot resulted in significant movements in the points’ standings for the 24th Cartier Racing Awards.

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23 Jun 2014 18:07 • Anthony Smith

Charles Barnett hails 'wonderful week' at Royal Ascot

ASCOT Racecourse Chief Executive Charles Barnett says the royal meeting will ‘live long in the memory’ as he plans to retire later this year.

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17 Jun 2014 10:15

Royal Ascot - the big preview plus betting tips

ROYAL ASCOT is the highlight of the summer for fans of racing and fashion who will join the Queen for five days at the famous Berkshire racetrack from today onwards.

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12 Jun 2014 15:30

Royal Ascot weather conditions set to be the best in years

WEATHER conditions for Royal Ascot week next week are set to be the best in years, racecourse officials have announced.

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