ROYAL ASCOT: DAY 2 – THE FUGUE TOO FAST

Highlight of the second day at Royal Ascot was the ten furlong Prince of Wales’s Stakes (gr. I). The odds-on favorite was last year’s co-world champion Treve (Motivator), despite having her unbeaten record when going down to the redoubtable Cirrus Des Aigles on her reappearance this year. However, Treve was

ROYAL ASCOT DAY II – A CASE FOR INBREEDING

The Royal Ascot seven furlong Jersey Stakes (gr. III) for three-year-olds who have yet to win a group race went to Gale Force Ten, who produced a super-game effort to prevail after being headed close home. The result was a significant boost for the form of both the French 2,000 Guineas

ROYAL ASCOT DAY 1 – WAR TIME

  At around halfway in the Opening Day’s Queen Anne Stakes (gr. I), Animal Kingdom and Declaration of War were about the same distance off the lead. From that point, however, the duo went in opposite directions, Animal Kingdom, who had pulled hard in the early stages, and found no cover, fading out of