Record £1,150,000 prize money for 2015 ‘King George’

Ascot Racecourse today announces that the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by QIPCO) will be run for £1,150,000 this July, an increase of £150,000 on the 2014 renewal and a record for Europe’s midsummer showpiece. The “King George” closes next Tuesday, 9th June, following this weekend’s Investec Derby Festival. “The King George, a QIPCO British Champions Series race, is Britain’s most important all-aged mile-and-a-half contest and it is important to us that it maintains and enhances its status in an increasingly competitive…

Golden Horn and Success Days supplemented as 15 seek Investec Derby glory at Epsom Downs on Saturday

Monday, June 1, 2015 – There are now just five days to go until the 2015 Investec Derby and the countdown for Britain’s richest and greatest race entered its final stages today with the confirmation and supplementary entry stage. As expected, unbeaten Group Two Dante Stakes scorer Golden Horn (John Gosden, 7/4 favourite with Coral, official betting partner of the Investec Derby Festival) has been supplemented at a cost of £75,000. The three-year-old son of Cape Cross entered the reckoning for the Investec Derby with…

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