King’s Stand Stakes

Acapulco, In Foal To Galileo, Scores In First Start For Aidan O’Brien

A star 2-year-old when trained by Wesley Ward, Acapulco has returned with a vengeance in her 4-year-old season under the care of trainer Aidan O’Brien, according to racingpost.com. The Coolmore-owned daughter of Scat Daddy captured her 2017 debut on Sunday, the Listed Sole Power Sprint Stakes at the Curragh. In foal to super-sire Galileo, Acapulco […]

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Lady Aurelia ‘Doing Great,’ Scheduled For Royal Ascot Return In June

Stonestreet Stables, George Bolton and Peter Leidel’s Lady Aurelia, Europe’s champion 2-year-old filly of 2016, impressively passed her first test of 2017 when she won yesterday’s Giant’s Causeway by 2½ lengths as the even-money favorite. The plan now is for the Keeneland-based filly to return to Royal Ascot, where she won last year’s Queen Mary […]

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Return Trip To Royal Ascot On Agenda For Lady Aurelia

Although it is only February, the connections of Cartier Award winner Lady Aurelia have their sights set on the month of June and another trip to Royal Ascot. In a recent interview with the BloodHorse, George Bolton, who co-owns the 3-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy with Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel, said that the talented filly would […]

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Mongolian Saturday’s Trainer Will Be Betting Him In King’s Stand

Trainer Enebish Ganbat, originally from Mongolia, is expecting to have a bet on his runner Mongolian Saturday in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. Currently his odds are around 20-1, similar to those at which he captured last fall’s Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Keeneland, reports the Daily Mail. “I think he […]

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Mongolian Saturday Scorches Through 33 Second Work As Royal Ascot Prep

Mongolian Stable’s star sprinter Mongolian Saturday worked at Arlington International Racecourse in preparation for Royal Ascot next month. The winner of the 2015 TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint recently returned from Hong Kong after an unfortunate run in the Group I Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin Racecourse, where he finished ninth among the world’s […]

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Slade Power Shines in Diamond Jubilee Victory

Sitting off the pace, favored Slade Power held off challengers late in the stretch to score his first Group 1 victory in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot on Saturday. The field split into two packs out of the gate, with Slade Power on the far side and just a handful of horses on […]

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Sole Power Repeats in King’s Stand

Sole Power charged from last to first in the final furlong to win the King’s Stand Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 17. It was the second victory in the five-furlong contest for the 7-year-old gelding, who won this event in 2013 under jockey Johnny Murtagh. This time he was piloted by Richard Hughes, who […]

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BHA Clears Murtagh Regarding Alleged Buzzer Incident

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced the conclusion of its inquiries into an alleged post-race incident following the running of the 2013 Kings Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday 18 June 2013. The inquiries were instigated as a result of BHA being made aware of a video posted on YouTube which suggested […]

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Dubai sprint star Ortensia targets Royal Ascot

The Racing Post reports that Australian star Ortensia, who won the Al Quoz Sprint on World Cup night, will be pointed to the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot. The six-year-old mare owes the fact that she is still racing at all to a decision by her owner, Alistair Fraser, to defer sending her to […]

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King’s Stand winner Prohibit a graduate of Tattersalls sale

Press Release. Five Group 1 winners in 12 months The Robert Cowell trained PROHIBIT ran out a deserved winner of the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes and continued the phenomenal success of graduates from the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale. The son of OASIS DREAM was purchased by Cowell for 85,000 guineas at the […]

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