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You can Chil out at Goodwood but no need to leave from Bague D’or

THERE are cavalry charges and then there is the Stewards’ Cup (3.20pm), a famous 28-runner handicap down Goodwood’s straight six-furlong track. Some → Read More

Super fancy Ouzo won’t leave you feeling too Blue

BAAEED may have cruised to Sussex Stakes success earlier this week, but for punters it has been less of a breeze and today’s card doesn’t look to offer → Read More

It might be worth taking a swing on Sunningdale in the Nursery

NURSERY handicaps at Goodwood are never easy to find the winner, and today’s Class Two contest (4.10pm) falls very much into that category. TRUE → Read More

Dreamloper and Hall can add to the show in Nashwa’s Nassau

WEIGHT stops trains which might be why three-year-olds, who get plenty of weight from their elders in the Group One Nassau Stakes (3.35pm), have won seven → Read More

You can say Hello to the winners’ enclosure after Oak Tree Stakes

Hello You (nearside) seen winning the Group Two Rockfel Stakes at Newmarket last season THERE is an intriguing clash of the generations when the → Read More

Alcohol Free to be the perfect Baaeed chaser in Sussex

Rob Hornby celebrates after winning the July Cup at Newmarket on Alcohol Free UNBEATEN superstar BAAEED should stretch his winning streak to nine → Read More

Kyprios to prove he's the star stayer in Goodwood Cup

ALTHOUGH the Qatar Goodwood Festival takes place over the next five days, many will argue that the race of the meeting comes during today’s opening salvo. → Read More

Caradoc can Rock Goodwood in Glorious opener

THERE wouldn’t be a more fitting winner of the opening race of Glorious Goodwood than the Queen’s Just Fine in her Platinum Jubilee year. The → Read More

Put faith in Sacred to give Haggas a first Lennox Stakes victory

THERE aren’t many races in Britain that trainer William Haggas hasn’t won, but today’s World Pool Lennox Stakes (3.00pm) is one of them. I have a feeling → Read More

It could be Destiny for Lord Riddiford to win again

SPRINT races at Goodwood are virtually all downhill making this one of the fastest five furlongs in the calendar. It’s unsurprising then that a proven → Read More

Mishriff can upset Westover in Ascot generation battle

ONLY six runners have been declared for Saturday’s King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes (3.35pm), but what the field lacks in quantity, it more → Read More

Track specialist Chiefofchiefs to Star in international

FULL-FIELD handicaps down Ascot’s straight course are never easy to unpick and the International Stakes (3.00pm) is another classic example. Near the head → Read More

Resurgent Rohaan to prove Wokingham win was no fluke

ALL EYES will again be on Frankie Dettori this Saturday as he renews his partnership with Emily Upjohn in the Juddmonte Irish Oaks (3.45pm) at the Curragh → Read More

Make sure you don’t Miss The Cut

AUSTRALIAN raider Home Affairs will be hard to beat in the Platinum Jubilee Stakes (4.20pm) tomorrow if anywhere near the form of his stablemate Nature → Read More

Fast-growing secures £1.3m new investment, Europe’s largest horseracing travel business, has enjoyed an excellent start to 2022 offering worldwide racing packages and has recently → Read More

Hayley's Lover and Murtagh's Church look perfect pair for the Holyrood

LOOK down the home straight at Ascot this afternoon and you’ll see the air wobble. By the time they line up for the King Edward VII Stakes (5:35pm), → Read More

Quick ground to crown Sandrine Coronation Dame

THERE don’t look many better races this week than the Coronation Stakes (4.20pm), which sees all the best three-year-old fillies in the mile division – → Read More

Fresh Hope that Fellowes and Turner can win the Sandringham yet again

TRAINERS are creatures of habit. They have certain races they target and Charlie Fellowes will be hoping he can continue his love affair with the → Read More

Jet looks good bet to take out Commonwealth

FEW PEOPLE have crabbed the decision to introduce the Commonwealth Cup (3.05pm) in 2015, and the short but select roll of honour confirms that this has → Read More

Strad’s not lost his Mojo but Kyp can be king

IS IT time for a new king to take to the throne of the stayers’ division? Thursday’s Gold Cup (4:20pm), the jewel in the crown of Royal Ascot’s five-day → Read More