Tag Archives: Course

Ascot now largely good to soft as course dries

Sunshine and showers are once again forecast for day four   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Keith Melrose 7:30AM 17 JUN 2016  ASCOT clerk of the course Chris Stickels has reported that the going for day four of Royal Ascot could change if the forecast showers stay away until the start of racing. After reporting drying but “tacky” ground after ...

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Pure Sensation Sizzles To Course Record Win In Jaipur

Patricia Generazio’s homebred Pure Sensation, a 5-year-old gelding by Zensational, went to the front and led throughout, winning the Grade 3 Jaipur Invitational by a neck on the Belmont Stakes undercard on Saturday. Disco Partner closed strongly in the stretch to finish second in the $ 300,000 race for 4-year-olds and up, a length in front of Ready for Rye, ...

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Soft in places on Ascot round course after downpour

Ascot: conditions are on the soft side after a thunderstorm on Friday   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Tony McFadden 9:20AM 11 JUN 2016  THE going at Ascot has eased significantly ahead of next week’s Royal meeting after the track was hit by half a month’s rainfall in an hour on Friday evening. A thunderstorm saw 20mm of rain fall, ...

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