Wonderful Tonight out to give Menuisier more Group 1 glory

Wonderful Tonight out to give Menuisier more Group 1 glory

Filly in final field of 12 which also includes the likes of Even So and Dame Malliot David Menuisier is hoping Wonderful Tonight can end his quest for a first Ascot winner in style by scooping the £350,000 QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes. Menuisier, based in Pulborough, is a multiple Group 1-winning trainer but, in his seventh season, a […]

O’Meara hoping for third Balmoral with Orbaan and Hortzadar

O’Meara hoping for third Balmoral with Orbaan and Hortzadar

A maximum field of 20 will bring the curtain down on the season’s most valuable raceday A maximum field of 20 will contest the £100,000 Balmoral Handicap (sponsored by QIPCO), the race that brings down the curtain on QIPCO British Champions Day. David O’Meara knows better than anyone what is required to win the mile contest […]

One Master primed to go one better in Champions Sprint

One Master primed to go one better in Champions Sprint

Final field of 17 entered for sprinting showpiece at QIPCO British Champions Day Record-breaking mare One Master and strong ante-post favourite Dream Of Dreams are among a final field of 17 for the £391,260 QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes. One Master made history at Longchamp this month when becoming the first triple winner of the Group 1 Prix de la Foret […]

Stradivarius heads top-class cast for Champions Day

Stradivarius heads top-class cast for Champions Day

A star-studded cast remains on course for the ninth edition of QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday 19th October after the latest forfeit stage today. Tickets are selling fast for the day with just Queen Anne Enclosure left, available here  The ultimate raceday, with over £4 million worth of prize money on offer, remains on […]

Varian hoping for Balmoral Handicap repeat on QIPCO British Champions Day

Varian hoping for Balmoral Handicap repeat on QIPCO British Champions Day

82 entrants go forward for Europe’s richest mile handicap on Champions Day The £250,000 Balmoral Handicap, the race that brings down the curtain on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday 19th October, has attracted a bumper 82 entries. Tickets for Champions Day are running out fast, with just Queen Anne Enclosure left. Book your […]

Circu Maximus heading for Queen Elizabeth II Stakes

Circu Maximus heading for Queen Elizabeth II Stakes

Royal Ascot winner appeared to have stamina limitations exposed in Juddmonte International at York. Circus Maximus lands the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photo Andy Watts / Racingfotos.com The QIPCO-sponsored Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot on QIPCO British Champions Day is among options under consideration for Circus Maximus after his stamina limitations were apparently exposed in last week’s Juddmonte International […]