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Inspiral May Face Off With Modern Games In Ascot’s Queen Elizabeth II Stakes

Inspiral returns to the scene of her brilliant victory at Royal Ascot in the summer to try to underline her status as the outstanding filly miler in Europe. The Cheveley Park Stud-bred and owned three-year-old daughter of Frankel has only suffered defeat once in seven races and stepped up on a four and a half […]

‘He’s Got It All’: Brilliant Baaeed Headlines Saturday’s QIPCO Champion Stakes

Baaeed will face eight high-class opponents when he makes his eleventh and final racecourse appearance of a wonderful career in a QIPCO Champion Stakes, which also sees the return to the top level of last year’s Cazoo Derby and King George VI And Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes winner Adayar. Since making an unheralded debut in […]

Sir Henry Cecil, Willie Carson To Be Inducted Into British Flat Racing’s Hall Of Fame

QIPCO British Champions Series has named two of horseracing’s greats to be formally inducted into the QIPCO British Champions Series Hall of Fame, the official Hall of Fame for British Flat racing, with a special induction ceremony due to take place on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot this Saturday. Legendary jockey William ‘Willie’ Carson […]

‘I May Never Come Across A Horse Like Him Ever Again’: Jockey Jim Crowley Talks Baaeed Ahead Of Champion’s Swansong

Everyone associated with the brilliant Baaeed will be feeling under a degree of pressure when his unbeaten record is put on the line for an eleventh and final time in this Saturday’s Group 1 QIPCO Champion Stakes. It’s the race in which Frankel ended a similarly flawless career so memorably ten years ago, but luckily […]

Retired Legend Stradivarius To Be Paraded At Ascot On British Champions Day

The legendary Stradivarius will be paraded in front of the crowds at QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot next Saturday after his retirement was announced last week. The parade will take place after the QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes (2pm next Saturday) and will give fans the opportunity to show their appreciation to the eight-year-old, […]

Melbourne Cup Winner Verry Elleegant ‘Unlucky’ On Arc Undercard, Confirmed For British Champions Day

Last year’s Lexus Melbourne Cup winner Verry Elleegant will be given one last chance to show European racegoers what she is made of on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot next Saturday after trainer Francis Graffard confirmed she will join the stable’s Prix Vermeille winner Sweet Lady in the QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares […]

Undefeated Baaeed Star Attraction On Oct. 15 British Champions Day

Baaeed, the best horse in the world on turf, is set to bring the curtain down on his exceptional career at Ascot on QIPCO British Champions Day on Saturday, Oct. 15, after the latest set of entries for Britain’s richest raceday were revealed Tuesday. The 4-year-old, who is unbeaten in a ten-race career, will retire […]

Supplemented 2-Year-Old The Platinum Queen To Face Elders In Nunthorpe

The most recent 2-year-old winner of York’s Coolmore Wootton Bassett Nunthorpe Stakes (Group 1, carded for 2-year-olds and up) was 15 long years ago, but memories of Kingsgate Native’s win in 2007, and of Lyric Fantasy’s success 15 years before that, are hard to shake off and the market suggests we could be due another […]

Streaking Alpinista Favored In Thursday’s Yorkshire Oaks

This will not be Alpinista’s first Darley Yorkshire Oaks (Group 1) on Thursday at York Racecourse, but this time it’s a very different scenario to 2020. When Alpinista finished a five-length second to the QIPCO 1000 Guineas and Oaks winner Love two years ago it was almost as if she had won, for she was […]