News About 2016 Royal Ascot

2016 Melbourne Cup Bid for Commissioned

2016 Melbourne Cup Bid for Commissioned

The Gordon Elliott-trained hurdler and flat race stayer Commissioned could be Melbourne Cup 2016 bound this spring after the Irish six-year-old’s success in the Queen Alexandra Stakes at Royal Ascot last weekend.

Last year’s runner-up Max Dynamite is among the possible 2016 Melbourne Cup international contingent this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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2016 Diamond Jubilee Stakes Odds: Holler $11

2016 Diamond Jubilee Stakes Odds: Holler $11

This Sunday morning (AEST) in England during the Royal Ascot carnival, the John O’Shea-trained Godolphin galloper Holler will make his international debut in the coveted Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2016.

Godolphin’s Group 1 winning colt Holler represents Australia in the 2016 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot in England this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

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No Royal Ascot For Chairman’s Sprint Winner Chautauqua

No Royal Ascot For Chairman’s Sprint Winner Chautauqua

Connections of super sprinter Chautauqua have ruled out a Royal Ascot bid in England this season despite the champion grey’s win in Hong Kong’s 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Hong Kong Chairman’s Sprint Prize winner Chautauqua heads back down under for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Win or Go Home For Chairman’s Sprint Favourite Chautauqua

Win or Go Home For Chairman’s Sprint Favourite Chautauqua

The Team Hawkes-trained grey Chautauqua must salute for the punters and win the 2016 Chairman’s Sprint in Hong Kong on Sunday if he is to continue onto England’s Royal Ascot later in the year connections have confirmed.

Chautauqua will only head to England this season if he wins Sunday’s 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize in Hong Kong. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

2016 King’s Stand Stakes Aim for The Quarterback

2016 King’s Stand Stakes Aim for The Quarterback

Cranbourne horseman Robbie Griffiths has an eye on a Royal Ascot bid in England later this year with his Newmarket Handicap winner The Quarterback racing for a King’s Stand Stakes 2016 bid at Caulfield this weekend.

Royal Ascot hopeful The Quarterback is favourite to win the VOBIS Gold Sprint at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Waller Stars Face Off in All Aged Stakes 2016

Waller Stars Face Off in All Aged Stakes 2016

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller may have gone without a Group 1 win on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’, but he’s right in the mix for his 15th elite level success of the season this Saturday with Kermadec and Press Statement to face off in the 2016 All Aged Stakes.

Stud-bound Press Statement is one of two Chris ...

No Royal Ascot for Dubai-Bound Buffering

No Royal Ascot for Dubai-Bound Buffering

Brisbane’s Robert Heathcote has confirmed his star performer Buffering will head to Dubai next March but that the horseman’s dreams of a Royal Ascot bid have been scrapped due to timeframe restrictions.

Six-time Group 1 winner Buffering heads to the Gold Coast in January on Magic Millions Day before overseas runs in Dubai and Hong Kong. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Group 1 No. 6 for Boban in Makybe Diva Stakes 2015

Group 1 No. 6 for Boban in Makybe Diva Stakes 2015

Master Sydney trainer Chris Waller will give his last start Memsie Stakes winner Boban the chance at a sixth Group 1 win with the galloper set to contest the 2015 Makybe Diva Stakes in Melbourne this weekend.

Memsie Stakes winner Boban will run in the 2015 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington this Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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