Merchant Navy wins thrilling Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Merchant Navy held on to win a photo finish in the dramatic renewal of the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.
The three-year-old was well fancied after impressing during recent runs in Australia for trainer Aidan O'Brien. There was drama at the start of the race on Saturday as favourite read more...

Soldier’s Call hands Watson first Royal Ascot win

A brilliant performance from Soldier's Call handed trainer Archie Watson his first winner at Royal Ascot in the indsor Castle Stakes.
The colt showed promise on debut at Lingfield before then following that up with an impressive display at Haydock last month. He was sent off at 12/1 for the read more...

Appleby hails Old Persian’s progress

Trainer Charlie Appleby hailed the progress of Old Persian after the three-year-old claimed Royal Ascot's King Edward VII Stakes.
The son of Dubawi was always handy throughout the Group 2 contest and seemed content to track the leader Raa Atoll in the hands of William Buick. He pressed the a read more...

Alpha Centauri sees Harrington break duck

Jessica Harrington was delighted after Alpha Centauri provided her with a first Royal Ascot winner in the Coronation Stakes.
The veteran handler has won many of the sport's top prizes over obstacles at the biggest meetings but was still seeking her first success at the Berkshire showpiece. H read more...

O’Brien bullish on Clemmie bid

Aidan O'Brien feels Clemmie is a real contender for Coronation Stakes glory at Royal Ascot on Friday.
Clemmie has only had one outing so far this season as she came in ninth in the Irish Guineas at the Curragh. However, the three-year-old was making a return from a setback in that race and t read more...

Cracksman beaten as Stoute claims record

Poet's Word beat favourite Cracksman in the Prince of Wales's Stakes to give trainer Sir Michael Stoute the most wins at Royal Ascot.
The Newmarket handler edged just ahead of the late Sir Henry Cecil, with 76 wins at the Royal fixture, after Poet's Word stunned Cracksman to secure the win b read more...

Aljazzi claims Duke of Cambridge triumph

Aljazzi won the Duke of Cambridge Stakes at Royal Ascot in style - 12 months after having to settle for second spot behind Qemah.
The Marco Botti-trained five-year-old was expected to face more disappointment this time around as she was second favourite behind Aidan O'Brien's Hydrangea. Howe read more...

Walsh targets Galway return

Ruby Walsh has confirmed he plans to return from a broken leg at the upcoming Galway Festival.
The Irish jockey has been sidelined since breaking his leg at the Cheltenham Festival in March, with that setback coming just days after he had recovered from a similar injury he suffered last Nove read more...

Cracksman’s Ascot prep not ideal – Gosden

Trainer John Gosden admits Cracksman's preparations for the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot have not been ideal.
The four-year-old had looked in imperious form after winning both the Champion Stakes and the Prix Ganay, but he laboured to victory in his most recent outing at Epsom ear read more...