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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Ascot

Last year
# Wrap
De Bromhead and Blackmore perplexed after A Plus Tard's Haydock disappointment
Meanwhile, Constitution Hill did not run at Ascot.
# Ascot
Baaeed beaten in Champion Stakes as Bay Bridge strikes for Stoute and Kingscote
Baaeed was sensationally beaten for the first time on his final career start.
# Ascot
Secret State secures King George V prize
Appleby and Buick unearth potential Leger contender.
# Racing
Princess Zoe lands Sagaro Stakes for Tony Mullins
Popular mare hangs on in Ascot thriller.
# Racing
O'Brien's Fakir D’Oudairies aiming for Grade One gold in Ascot Chase
Irish raider one of eight in the feature event.
All time
# Irish Eye
Champ holds off Thyme Hill to take Long Walk title at Ascot
Jonjo O’Neill Jnr: ‘To do it for Nicky, JP and on a horse like Champ – it doesn’t get much better.’
# Ascot
Sealiway shocks big guns in Champion Stakes
The big two, Adayar and Mishriff, finished out of the first three.
# hat-trick
Shergar Cup belongs to Turner as Ladies Team triumph at Ascot
Team Ireland were second best in the overall competition on 66 points.
# Racing
Goshen roars back into Champion Hurdle picture and Dashel Drasher with landmark Ascot win
Meanwhile at Haydock, Third Wind provided Hughie Morrison with a big-race winner in the William Hill Rendlesham Hurdle
# clarence house chase
First Flow shocks Politologue at Ascot
The 14-1 outsider had to see off competition from a host of proven Grade 1 talent.
# back-to-back
Not So Sleepy silences critics with second Betfair romp
Morrison’s charismatic performer gets it right again at Ascot.
# striking gold
Shang Tang enjoys confidence-boosting success at Ascot
Emma Lavelle-trained gelding thrives for step up in trip.
# Revenge
Addeybb just Champion at Ascot for Haggas and Marquand
Deserved first Group One in Britain for globetrotting six-year-old.
# Ascot
The Revenant claims Queen Elizabeth II Stakes gold
French raider was runner-up 12 months ago.
# abandoned
Waterlogged Ascot off
Deluge brings abandonment after early inspection.
# Enable
Brilliant Enable claims historic third King George
Gosden’s mare and Dettori ease to memorable victory at Ascot.
# Horse Racing
Rachael Blackmore claims biggest career success on Flat and Lord North wins feature at Ascot
There was racing at home at Limerick and Gowran Park today.
# Ascot
Cyrname’s safe return is ‘biggest winner of the day’ for Nicholls after heavy fall
The 4-11 favourite was well beaten when he crashed out at the last.
# New kid on the block
Cyrname and Altior's superstar showdown lived up to the billing
Paul Nicholls’ young pretender ended the great Altior’s unbeaten record over jumps.
# accolade
Ireland's Oisin Murphy crowned Champion Jockey at Ascot
The 24-year-old is the youngest competitor to win the title since Ryan Moore did so in 2006.
# Old Foes
Enable shows guts and class to fend off Crystal Ocean and claim King George VI Chase
The brilliant daughter of Nathaniel showcased her typically immense attitude on Saturday evening.
# Day One
Aidan O'Brien brings powerful team of 11 to Royal Ascot's opening day
O’Brien is the favourite to retain the top trainer crown.
# Horse Racing
Meath trainer Lavery 'heartbroken' as Ascot hopeful Lady Kaya dies
The three-year-old suffered a broken leg this morning.
# Peerless
Altior enhances superstar reputation with 17th consecutive win at Ascot
The nine-year-old was heavy favourite heading into today’s feature race, the Grade 1 Clarence House Chase.
# Superstar
Sensational Cracksman obliterates classy field to win another Champion Stakes
Back-to-back Champion Stakes for John Gosden’s superstar colt.
# Deja Vu
'He has a massive heart' - Un De Sceaux triumphs for third successive year at Ascot
Elsewhere, in the day’s other big race at Haydock, The New One achieved a fourth consecutive win.
# Take a Bow
Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien makes history at Ascot
He drew level with Bobby Frankel’s record of 25 Group One winners in a year.
# Racing
Cue Card in top form at Ascot with Cheltenham Gold Cup just around the corner
Colin Tizzard says “he’s as good as he’s ever been” after the 11-year-old won by 15 lengths this afternoon.
# favourite tag
Thistlecrack's World Hurdle odds slashed after devastating performance
Colin Tizzard’s seven-year-old cruises home in JLT Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot.
# insight
Amazing Jockey Cam shows you exactly how Frankie Dettori won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Ascot
The closest you’ll get to actually riding the horse.
# success
Deja vu as Reve De Sivola wins Long Walk Hurdle for second year running
The horse gained a 10-length victory for Devon based trainer Nick Williams and jockey Richard Johnson.
# Investigation
Post-mortem finds Boris Berezovsky died of hanging
Police in England say there was nothing to indicate a struggle had taken place at the home of the exiled Russian oligarch.
# Blow
Big Buck's and Al Ferof set to be out for remainder of season
Horse trainer Paul Nicholls issued the news tonight, via a statement to reporters.
# Frankel's Farewell
Simply the best: Frankel retires unbeaten after Champion Stakes win
In his last race, Henry Cecil’s superstar colt won by a length and three-quarters from Cirrus des Aigles.
# Ascot
Frankel's farewell: Legendary horse set to go out on winning note
The Henry Cecil-trained four-year-old ranks up there with the very best, writes Darragh Farrelly.
# Machine
Frankel's farewell: Superstar facing biggest test, says Grimthorpe
“It’s all systems go,” says racing manager Teddy Grimthorpe as Frankel bids to finish off an unbeaten career in the Champion Stakes this Saturday.
# Next Stop
Grimthorpe: Frankel heading to Ascot for Champions Day
The world’s highest-rated racehorse is heading for the Champion Stakes on October 20th.
# Still Unbeaten
Black Caviar 'pulled up lame' at Ascot
The Australian horse, who took a surprisingly narrow victory in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, tore muscles in her hind quarters.
# Runners and Riders
Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing
Ahead of a bumper day of racing in Britain and Ireland, Declan Smyth picks you a handful of winners. He hopes.
Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing
With three graded races to pick from today, analyst Declan Smyth flicks through the form book in search of a winner.