PALACE PIER AND OXTED SCORE GROUP 1 DOUBLE FOR BRITISH BREEDERS AND STALLIONS ON OPENING DAY OF ROYAL ASCOT
PALACE PIER (GB) gave British breeders a successful start to the 2021 Royal Meeting at Ascot Racecourse on Tuesday afternoon when recording his second victory at the fixture in as many years for breeders Highclere Stud and Floors Farming in the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes. Shortly after, Homecroft Wealth Racing’s homebred OXTED (GB) landed the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes, to secure a top-flight double on the first day of Royal Ascot for breeding operations and stallions based in Britain.
DOMESTIC SPENDING (GB) added a third Grade 1 to his resume with a convincing success in the Manhattan Stakes at Belmont Park on Saturday. The four-year-old son of KINGMAN (GB) caught his closest rival TRIBHUVAN in the final furlong and was going away at the line.
PYLEDRIVER’s (GB) tenacious victory in the Group 1 Coronation Cup at Epsom is certain to feature in any end of season highlights compilation; a fairytale story of the unsold foal who has gone on to scale racing’s highest peaks.
Ascot Racecourse, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) and the Racecourse Association (RCA) announce today that Royal Ascot (15th - 19th June 2021) has been selected to be part of the Events Research Programme (ERP) on behalf of the sport.
ZAAKI (GB) became the impressive winner of the 2021 Group 1 Doomben Cup at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday, providing Miss Kirsten Rausing and her Lanwades Stud with yet another Australian victory, this time at the highest level.
PALACE PIER (GB) led home a British-bred 1-2 in the Group 1 Lockinge Stakes at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday afternoon.
Joint statement issued on behalf of the British Horseracing Authority, Racecourse Association & The Horsemen’s Group
Racecourses are set to welcome spectators through their turnstiles once more from 17 May.
The relationship between Sara and Luca Cumani of Fittocks Stud and Paolo and Emma Agostini of Scuderia Archi Romani has been a long and successful one, the latest chapter of which was written at Newmarket on Sunday with the victory of LADY BOWTHORPE (GB) in the Group 2 Dahlia Stakes for William Jarvis and Emma Banks.
DOMESTIC SPENDING (GB) split the spoils with Colonel Liam in a spectacular finish to the Grade 1 Turf Classic Stakes at Churchill Downs on Saturday night.
HONEYSUCKLE (GB) remained unbeaten when winning the Gr.1 Champion Hurdle at Punchestown