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Battaash has a ratings edge in the King’s Stand but faces flying filly Glass Slippers

Battaash has at times electrified the European sprinting scene during the past three seasons and he appears to have a major chance of capturing Tuesday’s (16 June) Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) on Royal Ascot’s opening day, this being the fifth event on the seven-race simulcast programme. The six-year-old gelding has landed major sprint[...]
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Battaash Points To Royal Ascot

Charlie Hills-trained Battaash, the highest-rated horse among the hundreds worldwide carrying the Shadwell blue and white of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is on schedule for his 2020 and 6-year-old debut, per his conditioner. The gelded son of Dark Angel returned to Hills’ yard at Faringdon Place in mid-March and has been incrementally[...]
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Battaash Blitzes Nunthorpe Field

Battaash has made it third time lucky in the Group One Nunthorpe Stakes at York in which Coolmore’s Everest hopeful Ten Sovereigns has run sixth. The Charlie Hills-trained Battaash smashed the course record for five furlongs (1000m), running 55.90s. Leading two furlongs out under Jim Crowley, Battaash (7-4) spreadeagled the field as he cruised to[...]
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Houtzen Continues Royal Ascot Build-Up

Connections of Australian sprinter Houtzen say they have not travelled to England to make up the numbers and are upbeat about her Royal Ascot chances. The four-year-old continued her build-up to next week’s King’s Stand Stakes with a rousing 800-metre gallop alongside travelling companion Acqume on Wednesday. Jamie Spencer warmed the saddle for Kerrin McEvoy,[...]
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