News About 2013 Queen Anne Stakes

Shamexpress ninth at Royal Ascot – Sole Power Wins 2013 King’s Stand Stakes

Shamexpress ninth at Royal Ascot – Sole Power Wins 2013 King’s Stand Stakes

Australian colt Shamexpress has failed to shine on the international stage, finishing ninth in the Group 1 2013 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) at Royal Ascot. The Newmarket Handicap winner appeared to be building a case for a big finish when he loomed up at the 400m mark. But the final dash shown when winning the…

Slight Chance of 2013 Cox Plate for Animal Kingdom

Slight Chance of 2013 Cox Plate for Animal Kingdom

Majority owner John Messara has left the door slightly ajar for globetrotting superstar Animal Kingdom to contest the $3 million 2013 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley in October. Odds-on favourite for Tuesday’s Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot, Messara said the plan is still to retire him after the race but indicated a victory…

Animal Kingdom Odds-on at Royal Ascot – 2013 Queen Anne Stakes Betting

Animal Kingdom Odds-on at Royal Ascot – 2013 Queen Anne Stakes Betting

The countdown to the Royal Ascot Carnival is nearly over, with all the action in the UK kicking off on Tuesday. Opening the carnival is the Group 1 2013 Queen Anne Stakes (2000m) which has plenty of buzz about it due to the presence of international superstar Animal Kingdom. The five-year-old is considered a $1.75…

Another Australian Start for All Too Hard?

Another Australian Start for All Too Hard?

Superstar colt All Too Hard’s Australian racing career may not be done just yet. Co-trainer Wayne Hawkes revealed on TVN today the three-year-old will need to trial or race again before the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot next month and flagged the 2013 Scone Guineas and the 2013 Doomben Cup on May 18 as possibilities….

Dunaden Connections Take Side Glance at Cox Plate 2013

Dunaden Connections Take Side Glance at Cox Plate 2013

Their former Melbourne Cup champion Dunaden may have been ruled out of a third trip down under for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival riches but Sheikh Fahad’s Pearl Bloodstock are still eying off the 2013 Cox Plate prize with their progressive galloper Side Glance. Two seasons ago Dunaden travelled to Australia and debuted with a…

All Too Hard Royal Ascot Decision By End of Week

All Too Hard Royal Ascot Decision By End of Week

A decision on whether Australia’s number one colt All Too Hard heads to Royal Ascot will be made by the end of the week. The three-year-old has been nominated for the Group 1 2013 Queen Anne Stakes (2000m) and the Group 1 2013 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) in June but is yet to be confirmed…

All Too Hard Wins Trial Ahead of 2013 All Aged Stakes

All Too Hard Wins Trial Ahead of 2013 All Aged Stakes

Soon-to-be stallion All Too Hard won a trial at Randwick this morning ahead of next weekend’s Group 1 2013 All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Randwick. The All Aged will be the glamour colt’s final start on home soil before departing to the UK to contest the 2013 Queen Anne Stakes (1600m) at Royal Ascot. In…