With the Queen Anne, the St James’s Palace Stakes, the King’s Stand Stakes and the Coventry all on one card, day one of Royal Ascot can claim to be the best day’s racing of the entire year, and the renewed rivalry of Irish 2000 Guineas first and second, Phoenix Of Spain and Too Darn Hot, in the Group 1 St James’s Palace Stakes sets the tone for a fabulous five days at the Berkshire track.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
The number of horses from the stables already caught up in the morphine controversy has risen to eight, said the British Horseracing Authority, with the completion of an initial stage of inquiry suggesting contaminated feed as the source of the positives.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2014
Alan McCabe continues to be peeved by Caspar Netscher's underdog status, but the Nottinghamshire trainer can have another attempt at confounding the experts in the Qipco 2000 Guineas after the colt came out on top in Newbury's Aon Greenham Stakes this afternoon.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2012