Royal Ascot

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Royal Ascot - Day One

Just as the NCAA tournament signals the end of winter and the Masters brings forth spring, Royal Ascot is my sign that the first half year of racing is behind us and summer racing has arrived. The preliminaries are over. Championship season is upon us.... Read More

Royal Ascot Summary

  • 23 Jun 2008 9:40 PM

Vincent O'Brien and Aidan O'Brien are of no relation, but you couldn't tell it from their results. The younger O'Brien won four Group 1 stakes last week at Royal Ascot, saving his greatest feat for Thursday when Yeats won his third consecutive Gold Cup for the Coolmore connection. ... Read More

Royal Ascot Day 4

  • 20 Jun 2008 2:14 PM

The next to last day of the 2008 Royal Meet at Ascot Race Course came up windy and cloudy with the ground much harder than most European runners desire. Rain would not fall until the fifth contest of the day.... Read More

Royal Ascot Coverage

  • 20 Jun 2008 9:21 AM

The Group 2 Norfolk Stakes was the first race on the card of day three at Royal Ascot. The son of Forest Camp out of the Forty Niner mare, Brittan Lee, won his first start at Carlisle by a double-digit margin. Today, he squeaked out a win over the Irish-bred Spin Cycle with English bred Prolific and Flashmans Papers were third and fourth. It sounds foolish to say that the next three looked better than the winner, but that could prove to be the case when the distances become more taxing than the five furlongs traveled today. ... Read More

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