Horse Racing

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.

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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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3 Apr 2014 11:00 • Sportsdesk

Racing Post tip Lion Na Bearnais, Burton Port and Double Seven for Grand National

Paul Kealy, Racing Post Betting Editor and tipster looks ahead to the Grand National

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2 Mar 2014 09:30

Royal Ascot set for record prize fund

THIS year’s Royal Meeting at Ascot Racecourse will boast a record prize fund. The total pot will be boosted to a whopping £5,310,000, an increase of £310,000 on last year’s event.

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20 Feb 2014 14:30

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THE countdown is underway to what promises to be another marvellous Cheltenham Festival - and you could be there on the opening day next month thanks to Berkshire Media Group.

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19 Dec 2013 10:00

Star aiming to Roll over Ladbroke opposition at Ascot Racecourse

ROLLING Star has been installed as 5-1 favourite by sponsors Ladbrokes for the ultra-competitive Ladbroke Hurdle at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday, writes Rob Stevens.

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8 Nov 2013 13:30

Jump season starts with a bang at Ascot Racecourse

THE FIRST meeting of the new 2013/14 jump season started with a bang at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday.

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18 Oct 2013 13:00

Rain arrives for Cirrus ahead of Ascot Champions Day

LONG recognised as one of Europe’s championship events, races come no bigger anywhere on the international stage than Ascot’s Queen Elizabeth II Stakes this Saturday.

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18 Jun 2013 21:00

Husband and wife team secure maiden Royal Ascot winner

OLLY Stevens and wife Hetta trained their first Royal Ascot winner in their debut season when Extortionist landed the Windsor Forest Stakes on Tuesday's opening day.

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14 Jun 2013 12:00

Reckless Abandon aiming to be King at Royal Ascot

RECKLESS Abandon is likely to take his chance in the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday, according to trainer Clive Cox.

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13 Jun 2013 17:25 • Lisa Jones

Royal Ascot to honour Henry Cecil with Queen's Vase race

ROYAL Ascot is to pay tribute to the late Sir Henry Cecil by naming the race in which Sir Henry had the most success in his honour.

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21 Feb 2013 15:30

Punters Cue up to back Tizzard winner

CUE Card enhanced his Ryanair Chase claims at the Cheltenham Festival by making every yard of the running to win the Ascot Chase on Saturday.

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18 Jan 2013 12:27

Ascot Racecourse abandon BetVictor Day due to snow

ASCOT Racecourse have abandoned BetVictor Day, scheduled for this Saturday, due to snow.

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18 Jan 2013 09:56

Ascot Racecourse call inspection ahead of BetVictor Day

ASCOT Racecourse must pass an inspection at 4:30pm today [Friday] for the much anticipated BetVictor Day to be given the go-ahead.

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26 Dec 2012 15:30

Sports review of the year for 2012

PICK up this week's News for an exclusive two-page review of the sporting year.

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