King’s Stand Stakes

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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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Blue Point Retired To Stud

Champion sprinter Blue Point will not race again with Godolphin confirming he will be retired to stud after his wins in the two Group One sprints at Royal Ascot. Blue Point became the first European-trained horse to win the King’s Stand Stakes and back up four days later to claim the Diamond Jubilee last week.[...]
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Houtzen Could Have More English Starts

Trainer Toby Edmonds will wait to see how Australian sprinter Houtzen comes through her unplaced King’s Stand Stakes run before confirming whether the mare contests more races during the English summer. Houtzen’s chances in the Group One sprint at Royal Ascot on Tuesday (Wednesday AEST) were dealt a blow when the mare knuckled at the[...]
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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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