All the news from the International Challengers Press Morning in Newmarket

For background information on the international challengers, please click HERE Ascot and Newmarket Racecourses staged the annual International Challengers Press Morning in Newmarket this morning, Thursday, June 14, and connections of the overseas challengers plus other leading hopes gave their thoughts ahead of Royal Ascot (Tuesday, June 19 to Saturday, June 23) and the Moët & Chandon July Festival (Thursday, July 12 to Saturday, July 14). Frankie Dettori, the most successful current jockey at Royal Ascot with 56 winners, talked about how special Royal Ascot is…

Ascot Racecourse announces 2017 financial results

ASCOT RACECOURSE ANNOUNCES 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS Pre-tax profits rise from £5.1m to £6.2m Prudent balance sheet management – net debt reduced by £11.9m ahead of schedule to under £60m Increase in Capital Investment and 2018 Prize money Date: Monday, June 4, 2018 Ascot Racecourse today announces its financial results for the 12 months ending December 31, 2017. Ascot Authority (Holdings) Limited (AAHL) reported a pre-tax profit of £6.2 million. Financial summary 2017 £’000 2016 £’000 Turnover 85,410 80,081 Cost of sales (50,507) (47,656) Gross profit 34,903…

WORLD HORSE RACING LAUNCHES THE ULTIMATE DIGITAL RACING FAN EXPERIENCE

   WORLD HORSE RACING LAUNCHES THE ULTIMATE DIGITAL RACING FAN EXPERIENCE    Iconic global racing festivals join forces to create a major new online platform for racing fans LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, Tuesday, May 22, 2018: A ground-breaking new media company dedicated to telling the story of international thoroughbred horse racing launches today. World Horse Racing will give fans exclusive access to the thrills, glamour and culture of one of the world’s most enthralling sports. This major new media brand is unique in being powered by four iconic racing festivals – Ascot and Goodwood Racecourses in the…

Six overseas countries represented as Royal Ascot Group 1 entries unveiled – Bill Mott, Wesley Ward, Harlan Malter, Francis Lui, Anthony Freedman and Bob Edwards talk about their hopes

Ascot Racecourse Media Release for immediate release, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Six overseas countries represented as Royal Ascot Group 1 entries unveiled   Bill Mott, Wesley Ward, Harlan Malter, Francis Lui, Anthony Freedman and Bob Edwards talk about their hopes Entries for the eight Group One races at Royal Ascot in June are revealed today, with representation from six overseas countries – Australia, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan and the USA. The potential raiders include 12 American entries, three each from Australia and Japan, plus…

Top Notch, Waiting Patiently and Coney Island among magnificent seven for Saturday’s Betfair Ascot Chase

Top Notch heads seven runners for an excellent renewal of the £150,000 G1 Betfair Ascot Chase over two miles and five furlongs at Ascot this Saturday, Betfair Ascot Chase Day, February 17. Top Notch (Nicky Henderson/Daryl Jacob) has won his last two starts in great style, including over the course and distance in the G2 Christy 1965 Chase in November, and tops Betfair’s market at 7/4. Trainer Nicky Henderson has saddled three Betfair Ascot Chase winners, including dual scorer Riverside Theatre, a record only bettered by…

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