King’s Stand Stakes

Royal Ascot Runner Bucchero Targeting Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint

While Indiana bred Bucchero remains in England until June 26 following his fifth-place finish in the King’s Stand Stakes (Grade I) on Tuesday at Royal Ascot, his trainer, Tim Glyshaw, is already mapping out a campaign for the Nov. 3 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (GI) held in his backyard at Churchill Downs. “We’re just so proud of our horse,” Glyshaw said. “We’re moving ahead […]

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Winning Epsom Derby Connections Strike Again In King’s Stand; Lady Aurelia Seventh

Lady Aurelia’s bid for a third consecutive victory at the Royal Ascot meet was thwarted Tuesday in the Group 1 King’s Stand stakes. Instead, the winner proved to be Blue Point, a Godolphin-owned horse trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by William Buick. Those same connections captured the Epsom Derby earlier this month with Masar. […]

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Royal Ascot: Both Yoshida, Bucchero Arrive At Newmarket In Good Form

The American-trained Yoshida was the three-quarter length winner of the G1 Old Forester Turf Classic Stakes at Churchill Downs on May 5 and the Japanese bred four-year-old heads for the G1 Queen Anne Stakes over the straight mile on Royal Ascot opening day, Tuesday, June 19. Riley Mott, son and assistant trainer to father Bill, […]

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Americans At Royal Ascot: Bucchero, Yoshida, Ward’s Top Ten

Several American connections are aiming their horses at the June 19-23 Royal Ascot meeting this year, and NBC has planned 23 hours of coverage on American television. For the first time, Royal Ascot will be broadcast over the main NBC network on Saturday, June 23. Trainer Wesley Ward is taking a 10-strong group of contenders […]

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Global Sprint Challenge Series Suspended Amid Hong Kong – Australia Quarantine Dispute

The Global Sprint Challenge, which links a series of Group 1 races across Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, the U.A.E. and Britain, has been suspended this year due to the continued dispute over quarantine restrictions between Australia and Hong Kong. According to a report in the Racing Post, the Australian government and the Hong Kong Jockey Club have […]

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Lady Aurelia In ‘Unbelievable Shape’ Approaching Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes

George Bolton, Peter Leidel and Stonestreet Stable’s Lady Aurelia was very impressive taking the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot meeting, and trainer Wesley Ward told racinguk.com that the 3-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy is progressing well toward her next target, the Group 1 Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Aug. 25. “She […]

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Lady Aurelia Voted Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse Of The Month Off Royal Ascot Triumph

Off her monster performance at Royal Ascot against the best grass sprinters in the world, Stonestreet Stables’ 3-year-old filly Lady Aurelia has earned honors as Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month for June on the all-things grass-racing website TurfTalk360.com. In mastering the best turf sprinters in the world to take the Group 1 King’s Stand […]

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Lady Aurelia’s Royal Ascot Victory Rated Best King’s Stand Performance This Century

Lady Aurelia was visually impressive storming home to win the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot by three lengths last week, and the filly’s performance has now been numerically confirmed to be the best in the current century. British Horseracing Authority handicapper Chris Nash assigned the 3-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy a rating […]

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‘A Once In A Lifetime Horse’: Lady Aurelia Blazes To Victory In G1 King’s Stand Stakes

International star Lady Aurelia showed her affinity for Royal Ascot once again as she cruised to a three-length victory in the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes June 20. It was the second victory at Royal Ascot for the 3-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy. The Wesley Ward trainee captured the G2 Queen Mary Stakes in 2016. […]

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Royal Ascot Schedule: When Are The U.S.-Based Horses Running?

The Royal Ascot meeting kicks off Tuesday, June 20, and a number of U.S. runners will be putting in bids to repeat the success of Tepin in last year’s Queen Anne Stakes. For the first time, NBC Sports will be broadcasting live coverage of the full five-day meeting, which runs through Saturday, June 24, running […]

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