Sign of a Victory at Ascot

NICKY Henderson plundered the Chester Cup on Wednesday and he could strike on the flat again today at Ascot. SIGN OF A VICTORY is just below top class over hurdles. In fact his last race over jumps was in the Champion Hurdle in March when he was 23 lengths behind Annie Power. No disgrace at …[Read More]

Be thankful for Sprinter Sacre

A WORD about Sprinter Sacre…. Racing needs its superstars. They don’t come along too often but there was a glorious period in 2012 when both Frankel and Sprinter Sacre were at the top of their game. Two equine superstars in their pomp at the same time. We were truly blessed and racing even gatecrashed the …[Read More]

Mudlark Maarek can reign on Champions Day

THERE might be no Frankel this year but the build-up to Champions Day is simmering nicely. Despite the weather causing a glut of withdrawals, there will still be an emphasis on quality. although you should be targeting horses who will handle soft ground. MAAREK will love the mud and has a great chance of following …[Read More]

Cirrus Des Aigles can regain Champion Stakes crown

by JACK MILNER Champions Day at Ascot will be without the star of its last two meetings and despite there being no Frankel, the superstar that chased him home last year can take back his Champions Stakes crown. French raider CIRRUS DES AIGLES beat a stellar field two years ago in what looks the strongest …[Read More]

Royal Ascot: Day Four

More rain overnight will make the ground even more testing on day four of the Royal meeting. So go for horses with proven form on the ground and don’t forget that Ascot is a stiff track so stamina is crucial. With so many runners and bad ground it should pay to seek each-way value Here …[Read More]