2017 Royal Ascot Thursday tips: Havana Grey is white hot

Havana Grey

KARL Burke knows a good horse when he sees one. Although his stable star Quiet Reflection is missing from Royal Ascot this week, he has a great chance of notching a winner for the north at the Berkshire track. HAVANA GREY has won two out of three and goes in the Norfolk Stakes on Thursday. …[Read More]

Royal Ascot five to follow


THE bookies appear a tiny bit worried about this week’s Royal Ascot. Accumulators on the meeting’s red-hot favourites could cost them millions if the jollies all oblige. Ribchester, Churchill, Winter and Order Of St George will all be popular as punters play safe in their multiple bets. Looking for a bit of value, especially in …[Read More]

2017 Royal Ascot tips: Tuesday

2017 Royal Ascot tips

NOT for the first time, Tuesday looks likely to be the best day at Royal Ascot in terms of pure quality. The weather forecast is set fair for the week and the Coolmore and Godolphin battalions will try to repel the American invasion, led by sprint king Wesley Ward. Here’s a race-by-race look at Tuesday’s …[Read More]

Jack Hobbs heads Prince of Wales’s Stakes betting

Jack Hobbs

JACK Hobbs, pictured, is among 17 horses left in the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot.  John Gosden’s five-year-old has hardly raced since his three-year-old campaign when he won the Irish Derby. But he showed he was as good as ever when winning at Meydan in the Dubai Sheema Classic. John Gosden also has …[Read More]

Lady Aurelia eyes Royal Ascot double

Lady Aurelia

FEW sights in racing lifted the spirits more than the Royal Ascot success of Lady Aurelia in last year’s Queen Mary Stakes. She was like a bullet from a gun and her victory was the abiding memory from last year’s royal meeting. The flying American filly, trained by Wesley Ward, returns to Royal Ascot in …[Read More]