Exciting entries revealed for valuable Group Two races at the Qatar Goodwood Festival

Fabulous entries are unveiled today for three of the Group Two contests at the Qatar Goodwood Festival – the seven-furlong Qatar Lennox Stakes (Tuesday, July 28), the Qatar Goodwood Cup over two miles (Thursday, July 30) and the five-furlong Qatar King George Stakes (Friday, July 31). All three contests have boosted prizes of £300,000, with the Qatar Lennox Stakes worth double its 2014 total of £150,000, the Qatar Goodwood Cup rising from £120,000 and the Qatar King George Stakes having triple the prize money offered…

Vintage Royal Ascot shakes up standings for 2015 Cartier Racing Awards

Royal Ascot offers the finest Flat racing to be found and the tremendous performances seen during last week’s five-day spectacular have made a significant impact on the latest standings for the 2015 Cartier Racing Awards. The 25th annual Cartier Racing Awards will be presented at a glittering ceremony before an invited audience of 300 at the Dorchester Hotel, London, England, on the evening of Tuesday, November 10. The Cartier Racing Awards were established in 1991 to reward excellence in horseracing. In addition to the eight…

Seville set for Qatar Nassau Stakes at Goodwood

Classic winners from each of the last three seasons feature among 34 top quality entries for the Group One Qatar Nassau Stakes, which takes place on the fifth and final day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Saturday, August 1. The showpiece for fillies and mares aged three and above boasts a guaranteed prize fund of £600,000, triple last year’s total of £200,000, thanks to Qatar’s sponsorship. Newmarket trainer John Gosden has engaged four fillies as he bids for an unprecedented fourth consecutive victory in the…

All the news from the fifth day of Royal Ascot 2015

ROYAL ASCOT 2015 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE FIFTH DAY, SATURDAY, JUNE 20 GOING NOW GOOD TO FIRM, FIRM IN PLACES The going description has changed this morning after a dry night. The going is now: Good to Firm, Firm in places from Good to Firm. The forecast is for possible showers throughout the day, some of which could be heavy. GoingStick Readings 8.15am today, Friday, Thursday, Wednesday, Tuesday Stands’ side: 9.2 8.8 9.0 9.3 8.5 Centre: 9.1 8.5 8.5 9.1 8.3 Far side: 9.0 8.5 8.9…

All the news from the fourth day of Royal Ascot 2015

ROYAL ASCOT 2015 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE FOURTH DAY, FRIDAY, JUNE 19 GOING REMAINS GOOD TO FIRM After five millimetres of water were applied to the round and straight courses overnight, the going remains Good to Firm at 8.30am. It was the second night running that overnight watering has taken place. GoingStick Readings 8.15am today, Thursday, Wednesday, Tuesday Stands’ side: 8.8 9.0 9.3 8.5 Centre: 8.5 8.5 9.1 8.3 Far side: 8.5 8.9 9.2 8.5 Round: 7.8 8.4 8.6 8.1 Stalls Straight Course: Centre Round Course:…

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