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Baker on course to witness Law take bronze in Gold Cup
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:27:18 +0100
George Baker took his latest step on the road to recovery with a day out at Royal Ascot on Thursday, where he witnessed his St Leger hero Harbour Law outrun odds of 33-1 to finish third in the Gold Cup.

King George V: Persse puts Shoemark on Ascot scoresheet
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:27:18 +0100
Atty Persse provided his sire Frankel with a first winner at the royal meeting as the Roger Charlton-trained colt ran away with the finale on day three, continuing Godolphin's fantastic meeting with a fifth winner for the operation.

Britannia: Bless Him strikes after trail of lucky breaks
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:27:18 +0100
Luck, the aptly-named Bless Him had had bucket loads of it before the stalls opened for one of the most competitive mile races of the summer but not a jot of it was needed in the race itself.

Sandringham: Spencer weaves magic for Ward to foil Coolmore gamble
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:27:18 +0100
Wesley Ward, so often the bane of bookmakers at Royal Ascot, came to their rescue as Con Te Partiro, a 20-1 shot, denied a gamble on Aidan O'Brien runner Rain Goddess under a typical Jamie Spencer ride on the straight course.

Hunt Cup: Zhui Feng makes all under fantastic Dwyer
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:27:18 +0100
Zhui Feng made every yard under a fantastic front-running ride against the stands' side rail from Martin Dwyer to deny Godolphin's Blair House in the Royal Hunt Cup for Amanda Perrett.

Prince of Wales's: O'Brien hails his bravest friend Highland Reel
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:27:18 +0100
When things aren't going quite right it's good to have a reliable friend you can turn to - and few trainers have ever had a friend as reliable as the incredible Highland Reel.

Queen Mary: Heartache for Happy Like A Fool as Cox spoils party
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:27:18 +0100
Wesley Ward believed he had found another speed machine in Happy Like A Fool who could deliver him a Queen Mary Stakes hat-trick, but all he got was Heartache.

Jersey: Le Brivido strikes for Fabre and Boudot
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:27:18 +0100
You don't get to be champion trainer 24 times without getting the big decisions right more often than not.

Only partial relief for Ascot as ITV tops C4 opening day numbers
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:27:18 +0100
Better than Channel 4 but a long way shy of the BBC was the opening day outcome in the Royal Ascot ratings race now being run by ITV.

Commonwealth Cup clash on as big three stand ground
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:27:18 +0100
The mouthwatering showdown between exciting sprinters Caravaggio, Harry Angel and Blue Point - for many the highlight of Royal Ascot 2017 - is on after the trio were declared for Friday's Commonwealth Cup.