Royal Ascot private party photos

June 24, 2011

PHOTOS OF ROYAL ASCOT GOLD CUP PARTY IN SHANGHAI Thanks to all of you who attended Shanghai Race Club Royal Ascot trophy party at the Shanghai clubhouse (Moller Villa) on the evening of 16th June 2011.  All photos by the Club photographer are available here. The next trophy party at The Clubhouse will be a smaller more »


Fame & Glory wins the Royal Ascot Gold Cup

June 21, 2011

As was noted in the race previews, the 2011 Ascot Gold Cup really boiled down to one key question. Could Fame And Glory reproduce his top class middle distance form over the unique two and a half miles of the Ascot Gold Cup? The answer to that question was a resounding ‘Yes’ as Jamie Spencer more »


Who will win the Ascot Gold Cup – Final Field

June 14, 2011

(中文版) The big news in the days building up to the Ascot Gold Cup has been the unfortunate withdrawal of last year’s winner, Rite Of Passage. Trainer Dermot Weld reported that his horse had suffered some training setbacks in the lead-up to the race and he had lost his battle against the clock to get more »


Who will win the Ascot Gold Cup? Part 4

June 7, 2011

(中文版) Quiz question: Which horse was placed in two Cheltenham Festivals before winning a Group 1 race on the flat? The answer is of course Rite Of Passage (below in purple and yellow silks), who won the 2010 renewal of the Ascot Gold Cup. Rite Of Passage carries the silks of Dr Ronan Lambe. Lambe more »


Who will win the Royal Ascot Gold Cup? Part 3

June 1, 2011

(中文版) As was discussed in the first preview, one of the ironies of the Ascot Gold Cup is that it doesn’t hold a great deal significance for the Bloodstock in industry in terms of prospective stallions, yet it is frequently the Breeding superpowers who are seen battling it out for this staying prize. Recent years more »