Mappin & Webb announced as official silverware and trophy supplier to Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse, home of the Royal Meeting, today announces that Mappin & Webb has been designated the Official Silverware and Trophy Supplier for the world famous sporting venue. Mappin & Webb has had a 75-year association with Royal Ascot to date, having produced many of its historic race trophies and cups since creating the Gold Cup for the first time in 1938. The Gold Cup (1807), Ascot’s oldest surviving race, is one of only three races (30 in total) at the Royal Meeting for which…

Powell hoping to secure Fallon for Dark Emerald at Goodwood on Friday evening – Andy Cato of Groove Armada takes to the decks after racing

Goodwood Racecourse plays host to the second of Three Friday Nights this week (Friday, June 14) with Andy Cato of Groove Armada taking to the decks after racing when a quick change of scenery will transform the parade ring into a huge dance floor. Cato has recently released an 18-track collection album entitled “Time and Places”, an audio reminder of the history over the past 20 years of British dance music culture. Tickets were available today (Monday, June 10) from www.goodwood.com but booking in advance…

Race for 2013 Cartier Racing Awards underway

Sajjhaa leads the way in the first standings issued for the 2013 Cartier Racing Awards after recording four victories from five stars this year. All of the six-year-old’s successes came at Meydan, Dubai, where she captured a pair of Group Two contests, plus the Group One Jebel Hatta sponsored by Emirates Airline and the Group One Dubai Duty Free on World Cup Night, March 30. The Saeed bin Suroor-trained mare was fourth in the Group One Audemars Piguet QEII Cup at Sha Tin on her…

All the news on Investec Derby Day

THREE INVESTEC DERBYS ON THE TROT FOR TABOR, SMITH & MAGNIER Racing’s most successful trio of owners – Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith – landed their third Investec Derby on the trot today when Ruler Of The World beat 11 rivals. Their colours were carried by five runners, headed by Battle Of Marengo, who was ridden by Joseph O’Brien into fourth place, and Ruler Of The World, who was the mount of Ryan Moore. Magnier’s husband, John, who has forged the link between…

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