Royal Ascot tips Day Two

DAY two… and it will have to go some to better Tuesday’s opening feast. Fantastic performances from Solow and Gleneagles were the obvious highlights, although there was no joy on the punting front. Beaverbrook at 33/1 just failed to hit a place in the Coventry, finishing an excellent fourth. On to today… JERSEY STAKES: I’ve …[Read More]

Royal Ascot tips Day One

THE Queen, silly hats, daft suits, Gok Wan, fascinators, fashion… Yup, it’s here, Royal Ascot. Stripping away the pomp and finery, the fashion and the royal theme, it is five days of the very best racing that you’ll see anywhere in the world. Tuesday sees THREE Group One contests. And, more than ever, the international …[Read More]

Royal Ascot: A Group One feast

THE weather is set fair for Royal Ascot. There isn’t a drop of rain forecast for the next week at the Berkshire track, which is great news for fashionistas and even better news for thoroughbreds wanting fast ground. Tuesday’s racing is immense with three Group One races kicking off the royal meeting. There are very …[Read More]

Royal Ascot: Day 1

It’s one of the meetings of the year and it’s here at last. And what a way to start: Frankel in the Queen Anne Stakes. I get nervous when this horse runs because I’m desperate for him not to get beat (a bit like watching Everton). Hopefully it won’t happen today. Big fields are a …[Read More]