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Sunday, 29 June 2008

Irish Derby 29 June 2008


Frozen Fire (RP - 123+) takes an eventful Irish Derby in which Alessandro Volta (RP - 119+) swerved violently across the field. I suspect Frozen Fire may not have won otherwise.

French language video.



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US Group 1 races from Belmont & Hollywood 28 June 2008


Mother Goose Stakes (Belmont).

Music Note (RP-110) may have been a little fortunate in this race. Proud Spell (RP - 107) was hampered at least twice and yet was disqualified.



Suburban Handicap (Belmont)

Frost Giant (RP-117) in 40/1 surprise



Hollywood Gold Cup.

Mast Track (RP-120) wins this nicely turned a route race in to a sprint race.



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Saturday, 28 June 2008

Sunday, 22 June 2008

Royal Ascot 21 June 2008


Hardwicke Stakes. Macarthur (RP - 121) took awhile to get to Multidimesional (RP - 120) but ran like a 2 mile cup horse of the future.



Golden Jubilee Stakes. Kingsgate Native (RP - 124) wins nicely. ex Nunthorpe winner at 2yo beating all aged runners so ridiculous price 33/1?



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Saturday, 21 June 2008

Royal Ascot 20 June 2008


King Edward Stakes. Campanoligist (RP - 109) wins wire to post.



Coronation Stakes. Lush Lashes (RP - 117) wins cozily.



Queens Vase. Pankai (RP - 93+) Destroys the field.



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Thursday, 19 June 2008

Royal Ascot 19 June 2008


Norfolk Stakes - South Central (RP - 105)



Ribblesdale Stakes - Michita (RP - 111+). French Video.



Gold Cup - Yeats (RP - 124). Coastal Path (RP -115) can now go back to Two Miles.



Britannia Handicap - Fifteen Love (RP - 105).



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Royal Ascot 18 June 2008


Jersey Stakes - Aqlaam (RP - 117) wins cozily but nothing special



Windsor Forest Stakes - Sanda Perdida (RP - 114). Heaven Sent (RP - 112) was produced to early in my opinion.



Prince Of Wales Stakes - Duke Of Marmalade RP - 127). Another O'Brien hotshot



Royal Hunt Cup - Mr Aviator (RP - 111).



Queen Mary Stakes - Langs Lash. (RP - 101)



Sandringham Handicap - Festivale (RP - 101).



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Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Royal Ascot 17 June 2008


Queen Anne Stakes (Haradasun) (RP - 123) probably a lucky winner.



King's Stand Stakes (Equiano) (RP - 119) A Spanish SHOCK.



St James's Palace Stakes (Henrythenavigator) (RP - 128+) big problems with reins and the horse did it easily Ravens Pass (RP - 126) came a commendable 2nd a Breeders cup candidate in my opinion.



Coventry Stakes (Art Connoisseur) (RP - 113+) From last to first in a blink of an eye.



Ascot Stakes (Missoula) (RP - 92) 2.4 miles and blanket finish. Brilliantrace but pretty crap figures.



Windsor Castle Stakes (Flashman Papers) (RP - 102)



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Sunday, 15 June 2008

Monday, 9 June 2008

Sunday, 8 June 2008

The Derby (Epsom) 7 June 2008


New Approach (RP - 126) was in sensational form moving to the classic distance. New Approach had recently been outpaced by Henrythenavigator (RP - 126) over a mile. The world ratings will be interesting when published.



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Coronation Cup (Epsom) 6 June 2008


Soldier Of Fortune (RP - 124+) won the Coronation Cup at Epsom. The runner up Youmzain came with a rattle at the end and. I would like to see Youmzain contest the longer distance cup races where the bridesmaid tag may be forever discarded.



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The Oaks (Epsom) 6 June 2008


Look Here (RP - 120) wins the Oaks at Epsom. Previously beaten by Doctor Fremantle who has since recorded a fourth in the Derby. This is a marked improvement and looks a sure bet for the Irish Oaks. Look Here handled the the distance very well and yet i see her as a 10 furlong horse with this speed.



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Wednesday, 4 June 2008

Sunday, 1 June 2008

Prix Du Jockey Club (French Derby) 1 June 2008


Vision D'Etat (RP - 122) takes the French Derby. Natagora surprised me by staying on for 3rd but I think the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood. Or one of the Big 1 mile races at Royal Ascot would be her forte.



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