Royal Ascot is one of the greatest race meets in the world, and there is no race as historic or exciting during the meet than the Gold Cup (G1)! First run in 1807, it is one of the premier races for stayers in the world. The two-and-a-half-mile turf race offers a rich £500,000 purse, and it drew ten of the world’s best long-distance horses.
Field of Six Set for $100,000 Belle Harbor Stakes
Paulassilverlining tops the field as the morning line favorite at odds of 2-1 for trainer Michelle Nevin. A bay daughter of Ghostzapper, she has won three of her six starts […]
Paulassilverlining tops the field as the morning line favorite at odds of 2-1 for trainer Michelle Nevin. A bay daughter of Ghostzapper, she has won three of her six starts and was a graded stakes winner as a juvenile. She has had two starts this year with a win and most recently a second in the Busher Stakes in February. Jose Ortiz will be in the irons and they are scheduled to break from post position five as she goes for her fourth career win.
Perchance gets another shot at stakes company
Second choice at 5-2 on the morning line is Perchance for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin. A dark bay daughter of Distorted Humor, she is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Dreaming of Julia and will be trying to earn her first stakes win. After winning her first two starts, she was fifth last time out in her stakes debut in the Any Limit Stakes. Irad Ortiz, Jr. will be aboard and they will break from post position two.
Lindisfarne going for third straight win
Also in the field at morning line odds of 3-1 is Lindisfarne for trainer Rudy Rodriguez. A chestnut daughter of City Zip, she has won three of her five starts and is a perfect two-for-two as a three-year-old this year. She was last seen winning the Marshua Stakes over a field of six rivals. She will get a jockey change to Javier Castellano and they will break from post position four as she goes for her third straight win.
The Prince of Wales’s Stakes is one of the most important races of the Royal Ascot meeting! With a £1 million purse, the race is one of the richest of the entire week, and it also offers its winner a guaranteed berth in the Breeders’ Cup Turf.
The 2022 Belmont Stakes, which will be run on Saturday, June 11, drew an exciting field of eight to compete for $1.5 million and a place in horse racing immortality. Several familiar New York horses will line up for the race, including Wood Memorial (G2) winner Mo Donegal and Peter Pan (G3) winner We the People.
The best horses in the older dirt male division line up for the $3 million Pegasus World Cup on Saturday, January 29 at Gulfstream Park! The race is at a mile and an eighth on the main track, an intermediate distance that draws both Classic runners and milers alike. Nine horses have passed the entry box, and are ready for a thrilling renewal of the winter’s biggest race!