How to Bet the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

Vazirabad winning the 2018 Dubai Gold Cup (UAE-II) at Meydan - Coady Photography It stands alone, a special remnant of times gone by. A Group 1 race held over the testing distance of 2 ½ miles—twice the length of the Kentucky Derby. Those are the remarkable conditions of the Gold Cup (Eng-I) on Thursday at Royal Ascot, a race often referred to as the Ascot Gold Cup. It’s considered to be the ultimate test of stamina in Europe, and [...]

Weather a key factor on British Champions Day

It hasn’t taken long for British Champions Day, held at Ascot Oct. 21, to become one of the best racedays in the world. Founded in 2011 by combining two Ascot feature races and three from Newmarket, it has once again drawn outstanding fields. However, punters this year will need to keep a close eye on the weather. Rain is predicted, which would change the likely outcomes of many of the races. The card begins with the two-mile British Champions Long [...]