While Aidan O’Brien is not afraid of using superlatives to describe his horses, his comparison of Order Of St George to a Rolls Royce was not far off the mark after he turned in a display of sheer class to land the Gold Cup In Honour Of The Queen’s 90th Birthday.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2016
DERMOT WELD, fresh from saddling Princess Highway to record a brilliant success in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot on Thursday, turns his attentions to much lesser pickings with Quick Glimpse in the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Maiden at Down Royal this afternoon and the three-year-old is the nap choice.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2012
After the gallant effort of Carlton House in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes on Wednesday and the disappointment of Momentary in yesterday’s Ribblesdale Stakes, it could be a case of third-time lucky for host and owner Queen Elizabeth II as her choicely bred Estimate looks set for a big run in this afternoon’s Queen’s Vase at Royal Ascot.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2012