Charlie McCann’s Royal Ascot Thursday guide

The feature race on day three of Royal Ascot is the most famous and prestigious race of the week – the Gold Cup. Favourite Stradivarius is looking to win …

Charlie McCann’s Royal Ascot preview — Tuesday

Day one of Royal Ascot and there is now the distinct possibility of showers – some heavy – in the area for the opening couple of days of the five-day …

Royal Ascot is older than all of these remarkable historic events

Royal Ascot is not just one of the biggest horse racing events in the UK, but also one of the oldest sporting institutions in the world. The meeting dates to …

Calyx out of Royal Ascot

Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager for Khalid Abdullah, has confirmed Calyx is out of this month’s Royal Ascot meeting due to injury. Kingman colt Calyx …

Charlie McCann’s cricket preview: England v South Africa

The eagerly-awaited ICC Cricket World Cup begins at the Oval on Thursday when hosts and tournament favourites England – 7/4 (from 15/8) with BetVictor to …

Magna Grecia still on for Ascot

Aidan O’Brien says Magna Grecia is on course to feature in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Ascot next month. Magna Grecia was tipped to land the …

Charlie McCann’s Bank Holiday racing preview

Phoenix Of Spain (16/1) did us a favour when running out an impressive winner of the Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday. Charlie Hills’ colt is …

Charlie McCann’s Monday racing preview

An excellent day for Sir Michael Stoute at Newbury on Saturday and his fluent Lockinge Stakes winner Mushtashry was cut from 10s to 6/1 favourite for the Queen …

Charlie McCann’s Thursday racing preview

Day two of York’s May meeting and Golden Horn in 2015 was the last winner of today’s Dante Stakes – often considered the premier Derby Trial – to …

Charlie McCann’s Wednesday racing preview

The first day of York’s three-day May meeting begins this afternoon with the feature event the Gp 2 Duke Of York Stakes over 6f. Four-year-olds have won the …

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