June 23, 2017

Royal Ascot sneak preview: Tuesday

June 18, 2017 0

In the build-up to Royal Ascot 2017, two overarching storylines have emerged. One is familiar – the strength of Aidan O’Brien’s yard as he seeks an eighth training title at this historic meeting. The other […]

Royal Ascot sneak preview: Wednesday

June 18, 2017 0

Continued from Tuesday’s Royal Ascot forecast… WEDNESDAY Royal Ascot post times here The Jersey (G3) is often a rebound spot for horses beaten in classics, and a trio of sophomores fitting that profile are prominent […]

Royal Ascot sneak preview: Thursday

June 18, 2017 0

Continued from Wednesday’s Royal Ascot forecast… THURSDAY Royal Ascot post times here The Norfolk (G2), as a five-furlong sprint for two-year-olds, has some crossover with Tuesday’s Coventry and Windsor Castle. As of this writing, Ward’s […]

Royal Ascot sneak preview: Friday

June 18, 2017 0

Continued from Thursday’s Royal Ascot forecast… FRIDAY Royal Ascot post times here The six-furlong Albany for juvenile fillies could involve two from Ward’s barn, his preferred spot for Fairyland and Princess Peggy. But the early […]

Royal Ascot sneak preview: Saturday

June 18, 2017 0

Continued from Friday’s Royal Ascot forecast… SATURDAY Royal Ascot post times here One year after Churchill broke his maiden in the Chesham, baby sister Clemmie might attempt the same in this seven-furlong test. But as noted […]

Earth turns it on late, becomes Orb’s first winner

June 11, 2017 0

One day after capturing the Belmont S. (G1) with Tapwrit, trainer Todd Pletcher was already unveiling a promising juvenile for Tapwrit’s co-owner, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, at Gulfstream Park. That two-year-old, Earth, got up in time […]

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