Kingston Hill can grab St Leger glory

THE St Leger has been around for 238 years. In fact, it was first raced just 69 years after Scotland officially became part of the UK in the 1707 Act Of Union. The oldest Classic is steeped in history but let’s be honest: this year’s race is a shade disappointing. There’s nothing of the class …[Read More]

York Ebor meeting: Five to follow

ORDINARILY, the York Ebor meeting is one of the best Flat meetings of the year. But this year the probable presence of the Epsom Derby and Oaks winners is poised to give it added lustre. Australia and Taghrooda are both promising to be exceptional Classic winners and their participation in the Juddmonte International and Yorkshire …[Read More]

Royal Ascot five to follow

AS sporting weeks go, they don’t get much bigger than this. The World Cup continues to thrill but a wonderful side dish is provided by Royal Ascot 2014. Five wonderful days of racing, supplemented by the usual dose of tradition and heritage that resonate not just with racing purists but the nation as a whole, …[Read More]