Tag archive for ‘Royal Ascot 2012’
RECKLESS ABANDON
By James Muir On Monday, July 23rd, 2012
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British Raiders Dominate in France

On the same day that Bradley Wiggins became the first British rider to win the Tour de France, and fellow Brits Mark Cavendish and Chris Froome also dominated proceedings in the cycling showpiece, British horses More...

GREAT HEAVENS IRISH OAKS
By James Muir On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012
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Great Heavens Wins Irish Oaks

William Buick, John Gosden and Lady Rothschild gained compensation for Nathaniel’s narrow defeat in yesterday’s King George, by winning the Darley Irish Oaks with Great Heavens. The three-year-old led home a More...

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By Amy Davies On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Hats the way to do it-A look at the weird, wacky and wonderful headwear at Royal Ascot

Before the first race had even started, there had been plenty of attention given to this year’s Royal Ascot, in particular, the strict new dress code for the Royal Enclosure. But, the most exciting part of More...

FINAL DAY 2
By James Muir On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Royal Ascot, Saturday: Déjà Vu

In a carbon copy of last year, Ryan Moore sealed the top jockey title at Royal Ascot in the very last race of the week, as the Queen Alexandra Stakes brought the curtain down on the most memorable Royal Meeting More...

DIAMOND JUBILEE - BC
By James Muir On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
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Royal Ascot, Saturday: Black Caviar Scrapes Home

The Diamond Jubilee Stakes has lived up to all of the excitement and hype it promised, but perhaps for some unexpected reasons. Black Caviar has scrambled home by a head, from the fast finishing French duo Moonlight More...

SEA MOON
By James Muir On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
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Royal Ascot, Saturday: Moore On Top After Hardwicke

Ryan Moore is leading the Royal Ascot 2012 QIPCO jockey’s championship after guiding Sea Moon to an impressive win in the Hardwicke Stakes. Last year’s Great Voltigeur winner stormed into the lead down the home More...

LDETTORI
By James Muir On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
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Royal Ascot, Saturday: Good Start For Dettori

It has been a great week for Godolphin, Saeed bin Suroor and Frankie Dettori, with Colour Vision winning the Gold Cup on Thursday, and now they’ve won the opening race on the final day of the meeting, the Chesham More...

FINAL DAY
By James Muir On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
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Royal Ascot, Saturday: Day 5 The Finale

After a most memorable Royal Ascot, one of the finest in history, the 2012 meeting draws to a dazzling close this afternoon. The great Black Caviar is the highlight in the Diamond Jubilee, but the final day kicks-off More...

MEMPHIS
By James Muir On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
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Royal Ascot, Saturday: Memphis Unexposed In Hardwicke

Memphis Tennessee looks an improving sort in the Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot later today. He will bid to send Aidan O’Brien home with a winner on the final day and such a result wouldn’t be beyond More...

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By James Muir On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
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Royal Ascot, Saturday: Black Caviar Anticipation Building

This afternoon, Australian supermare Black Caviar will have her first race in Great Britain, when she lines up in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes on the final day of Royal Ascot 2012. Peter Moody’s six-year-old is More...