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Your runner-by-runner guide to the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown

| 30.06.2020

We preview whether Enable can claim a second win in the race The Coral-Eclipse is a race that always delivers. And on a star-studded weekend which also includes the Derby and the Oaks at Epsom, there’s a strong argument to be had that the Eclipse is the best race of them all.   Not only does it feature two-time Arc winner Enable, who won the race 12 months ago. It also includes Godolphin prodigy G... more...

Frankie Dettori targets Oaks, Derby and Coral-Eclipse treble

| 29.06.2020

Latest odds ahead of this weekend’s racing Could Frankie Dettori follow his Royal Ascot success with a historic treble in the Investec Derby, Investec Oaks and Coral-Eclipse this weekend? Our odds suggest he has a real chance to do just that. Ahead of the belated Epsom Classics, English King heads the Derby betting as 9/4 favourite. Love tops the Investec Oaks market at 6/5, with Frankly Darling a... more...

Jim Crowley: “Arbalet looks to have a good chance of getting me off to a winning start”

| 26.06.2020

Our man reflects on Royal Ascot and previews Saturday’s racing action If you’d told me at the start of last week that I was going to ride six winners at Royal Ascot, I’d have snatched your arm off. So although it was a bit annoying to get pipped to the leading rider award by that pesky Italian, it was a brilliant week, made all the better as all six winners were for the boss. It’s such a great tea... more...

ITV Racing Preview: Who’ll be first past the post in the Northumberland Plate?

| 26.06.2020

We look over the best of Saturday’s live races The ITV Racing cameras head to Newcastle and Newmarket for seven races this Saturday, including the Northumberland Plate. The Northumberland Plate is always the highlight of the year at Newcastle. And while it’s going to be a little different behind closed doors, the betting suggests we could be in for a very tight renewal. We’ve covered that, as well... more...

Military March to miss Epsom Derby

| 25.06.2020

The joint second favourite has pulled out of the race Military March will miss the Epsom Derby next weekend after withdrawing from the race. The Godolphin horse finished fourth on his last run in the 2,000 Guineas and he was the 5/1 joint-second favourite for the Epsom Classic. English King remains the 9/4 favourite (from 5/2) to triumph next weekend. “Military March’s absence from the... more...

Santiago heads betting for Irish Derby

| 25.06.2020

The Queen’s Vase winner is the favourite for Saturday’s race Santiago is the slight favourite to win the Irish Derby this weekend. The Curragh Classic takes place on Saturday and the recent Queen’s Vase winner currently heads the betting at 3/1. Santiago’s Ballydoyle stablemate Arthur’s Kingdom is slightly behind at 9/2 following the final declarations for the race. “In a normal year the Dub... more...

Enable odds-on for repeat Coral-Eclipse triumph

| 24.06.2020

John Gosden-trained mare 10/11 for back-to-back wins With the 2020 Coral-Eclipse at Sandown fast approaching, Enable remains the favourite to claim victory in the Group 1 flat race. The six-year-old mare claimed victory by just under a length over Magical last year and has been placed as the 10/11 odds-on favourite to win back-to-back Eclipse Stakes. Ghaiyyath is second favourite at 5/1, cut from ... more...

Santiago heads Irish Derby betting after Royal Ascot win

| 23.06.2020

O’Brien-trained runners dominate the market Santiago is the favourite for Saturday’s Irish Derby, following his Queen’s Vase win at Royal Ascot last week. He’s 3/1 at the top of the market, slightly ahead of another Aidan O’Brien-trained runner, Arthur’s Kingdom (4/1). O’Brien’s son, Joseph, trains the unbeaten Crossfirehurricane. He’s a 9/2 shot for the Curragh Classic, with stablemate Galileo Ch... more...

English King 7/2 favourite for Investec Derby

| 22.06.2020

Frankie Dettori confirmed as the Epsom mount With the Investec Derby just around the corner, English King has been placed as the 7/2 favourite to claim the win in the Epsom Classic. The leading jockey from the Royal Ascot meet will be on board too, as Frankie Dettori has been confirmed to be riding the three-year-old Lingfield Derby Trial winning colt. Coral’s David Stevens said: “Having enjoyed g... more...

Royal Ascot Day Five Preview: Can Wichita beat Pinatubo in the St James’s Palace Stakes?

| 20.06.2020

We look over the best action from the festival’s final day We head into the final day of this year’s Royal Ascot Festival with eight more great races to enjoy today. After we saw Frankie Dettori ride his 70th winner on Friday, our attention shifts to some great Group 1 contests, including the Coronation Stakes, the St James’s Palace and the Diamond Jubilee Stakes. Before the action gets underway f... more...