Going news at the end of QIPCO King George Diamond Day

Going news at the end of QIPCO King George Diamond Day The going at the end of QIPCO King George Diamond Day remains Good to Firm, having changed from Good to Firm, Good in places following the first race. The QIPCO King George Diamond Weekend continues tomorrow, Sunday, 26 July with an eight-race programme running […]

Round-up of final three races on QIPCO King George Diamond Day

Round-up of final three races on QIPCO King George Diamond Day Owner Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum, trainer Roger Varian and jockey Andrea Atzeni recorded a 47/1 double when four-year-old Look Closely (7/1) landed the mile and a half Betfred.com Handicap (4.10pm, 10 runners). The trio were successful earlier in the afternoon with Zabeel Queen […]

Progressive Tsar scores impressive success

Progressive Tsar scores impressive success The familiar colours of Khalid Abdullah were in the winner’s enclosure for the second race in succession when Tsar (John Gosden/Frankie Dettori, 9/4 Fav) registered his third success in five starts in the Betfred “Nifty Fifty” Handicap over the straight mile. The three-year-old Kingman colt was slightly slow into stride […]

9/2 favourite Blue Mist comes good in Moet & Chandon International

9/2 favourite Blue Mist comes good in Moet & Chandon International Blue Mist (Roger Charlton/Ryan Moore) justified 9/2 favouritism in the 19-runner Moet & Chandon International Heritage Handicap. The five-year-old son of Makfi, homebred by owner Khalid Abdullah’s Juddmonte Farms, had not entered the winner’s enclosure since scoring at Ascot in October, 2018 but has […]

Chindit makes it two from two in Listed BetfredTv Pat Eddery Stakes

Chindit makes it two from two in Listed BetfredTv Pat Eddery Stakes Chindit (Richard Hannon/Pat Dobbs, 15/2) now has two wins from as many starts following his success in the Listed BetfredTv Pat Eddery Stakes over seven furlongs. The Wootton Bassett colt, who made a winning debut at Doncaster on 5 July, made progress to […]

Zabeel Queen rules on debut

Zabeel Queen rules on debut The colours of Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum were carried to success in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes by Postponed back in 2015 and the owner enjoyed success on QIPCO King George Diamond Day in 2020 when Zabeel Queen (Roger Varian/Andrea Atzeni, 5/1) made a winning […]

Mohawk King swoops late to take opener

Mohawk King swoops late to take opener The opening Anders Foundation British EBF Crocker Bulteel Maiden went the way of debutant Mohawk King (Richard Hannon/Pat Dobbs, 6/1), who got up close home to score by a head from Churchill Bay (Clive Cox/Adam Kirby, 15/2), with a 100/30 favourite Mayaas (William Haggas/Tom Marquand) a further neck […]

Early going news & non-runners on QIPCO King George Diamond Day

Early going news & non-runners on QIPCO King George Diamond Day The going at Ascot for QIPCO King George Diamond Day, Saturday, 25 July, and day one of QIPCO King George Diamond Weekend is:  Good to Firm, Good in places GoingStick Readings at 8.15m today Stands’ Side: 8.5 Centre: 8.2 Farside: 8.2. Round: 8.0.  Stalls […]