Presentation for QIPCO British Champions Hall Of Fame inductees

Presentation for QIPCO British Champions Hall Of Fame inductees Lester Piggott and the late Pat Eddery were among those recognised during the QIPCO British Champions Series Hall of Fame presentation before racing. The QIPCO British Champions Series Hall of Fame was launched in 2021 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the formation of QIPCO British […]

Today’s market movers with Betfred, official bookmaker of Ascot Racecourse

Today’s market movers with Betfred, official bookmaker of Ascot Racecourse Betfred’s trading team said: “When the best horses turn up, the money turns up. The biggest names are here, and it’s been a busy morning with plenty of horses being backed across the card.  “The QIPCO Champion Stakes is the highlight, and the market has […]

Ghiani not for catching in champion apprentice race

Ghiani not for catching in champion apprentice race Marco Ghiani will be crowned Britain’s Champion Apprentice at 12.30pm at Ascot today following a breakthrough season that saw him finish 16 winners clear of his closest challenger Saffie Osborne. The Champion Jockey presentation will now take place later this afternoon after the QIPCO Champion Stakes.  Having […]

Fellowes dreaming of landmark victory on QIPCO British Champions Day

Fellowes dreaming of landmark victory on QIPCO British Champions Day Charlie Fellowes believes he has a “live chance” of achieving two milestones at Ascot today with promising filly Vadream in the G1 QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes. The Newmarket trainer has yet to record a winner on QIPCO British Champions Day and is waiting on […]

21 Group 1 winners in action on QIPCO British Champions Day

21 Group 1 winners in action on QIPCO British Champions Day In total, there are 21 individual Group 1 winners set to race on QIPCO British Champions Day. Between them, they have won 47 Group 1 contests. 1.25pm QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup (Group 2) Stradivarius (7 G1 wins) – Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup […]

Murphy on the cusp of third Champion Jockey title

Murphy on the cusp of third Champion Jockey title The race to be crowned Britain’s Champion Jockey comes down to the final day of the championship season, with defending champion Oisin Murphy (153 winners) holding what appears to be a decisive lead over William Buick (150 winners). Murphy, who took the honours in 2019 and […]

Early going news on QIPCO British Champions Day

Early going news on QIPCO British Champions Day The Going at Ascot on QIPCO British Champions Day is Good to Soft, Good in places. Chris Stickels, Clerk of the Course and Head of Racing at Ascot Racecourse, said: “We’ve had a dry night up to 6.30am this morning and less than 1mm of rain recorded […]