News About 2013 Royal Ascot Carnival

O’Brien Sees Melbourne Cup 2013 Light Again

O’Brien Sees Melbourne Cup 2013 Light Again

Ace Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien could be set for his first Melbourne Cup Carnival in half a decade following the success of his possible 2013 Melbourne Cup contender Leading Light at Royal Ascot over the weekend.

Ballydoyle stable’s O’Brien travelled down under back in 2008 making a three horse assault on that year’s edition of the ‘race that stops a ...

2013 Melbourne Cup Hope Dandino Ready for Hardwicke Stakes – Royal Ascot

2013 Melbourne Cup Hope Dandino Ready for Hardwicke Stakes – Royal Ascot

Australian-owned 2013 Melbourne Cup hope Dandino will give punters an early insight into his spring chances when he steps out in the Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes (2400m) at Royal Ascot on Saturday.

The six-year-old was bought by Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock in February who have beefed up their team to aim at the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

ATB-owned stayer Jakkalberry finished ...

Prix de L’Arc Over Cox Plate 2013 For Ascot Winner Al Kazeem

Prix de L’Arc Over Cox Plate 2013 For Ascot Winner Al Kazeem

Connections of the Roger Charlton-trained European galloper Al Kazeem have all but ruled out a trip down under for the spring’s 2013 Cox Plate.

Instead they are now leaning towards a shot at France’s iconic Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on the first Sunday of October following Al Kazeem’s impressive victory in the Group 1 Prince Of Wales’s ...

Shamexpress $10 chance in 2013 King’s Stand Stakes Odds – Royal Ascot

Shamexpress $10 chance in 2013 King’s Stand Stakes Odds – Royal Ascot

Victorian colt Shamexpress is at double-figure odds for his attempt to continue the success of Australian sprinters at Royal Ascot when he steps out in the Group 1 2013 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) tonight.

Shamexpress makes his international debut at Royal Ascot tonight. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The Danny O’Brien-trained three-year-old is rated a $10 chance in the King's Stand market ...

Who does Shamexpress have to beat in 2013 King’s Stand Stakes?

Who does Shamexpress have to beat in 2013 King’s Stand Stakes?

The 2013 Royal Ascot Carnival kicks off tonight and the Aussie focus is on race two, the Group 1 2013 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m).

Shamexpress races at Royal Ascot tonight. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Due to jump at 12:05 am (AEST), the prestigious sprint down the Ascot straight features Australia’s own Shamexpress.

The three-year-old colt hasn’t raced since his stunning Newmarket ...

Shamexpress to be “spot on” for 2013 King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot

Shamexpress to be “spot on” for 2013 King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot

Flemington trainer Danny O’Brien is confident Shamexpress will be “spot on” when he makes his international debut in the Group 1 2013 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) at Royal Ascot on Tuesday.

Shamexpress is primed for the King's Stand Stakes. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The three-year-old hasn’t raced since his Newmarket Handicap triumph in March but O’Brien believes he has the fitness ...

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.

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Opening the carnival is the Group 1 2013 Queen Anne Stakes (2000m) which has plenty of buzz about it due to ...