Tony Ward

Tony Ward is a keen follower of horseracing and provides readers of EclipseMagazine.co.uk with betting tips and explanations of that complicated pastime. Please note, Tony's tips are his opinion only and you follow them at your own risk.

Eclipster: Royal Ascot Day 4 – Hard to ignore Hermosa in the Coronation Stakes

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Friday 22nd June – 4:20pm – Royal Ascot – 1m (7f 213y) (Rnd) Coronation Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Fillies) (Class 1) (3yo) The Coronation Stakes was established in 1840 to commemorate the Coronation of Queen Victoria in 1838. In 1971 the race was designated a Group 2 event and was …

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Eclipster: Royal Ascot Day 3 – Stradivarius looks hard to beat in the Gold Cup

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Thursday 20th June – 4:20 – Royal Ascot – 2m 4f (2m 3f 210y) Gold Cup (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Class 1) (4yo+) The Gold Cup was established in 1807 and was originally open to horses aged three and over. The Gold Cup is the first leg of the Stayers’ Triple …

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Eclipster: Royal Ascot Day 2 – French challenger looks interesting in Prince of Wales’s Stakes

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Wednesday 19th June – 3:40pm – Royal Ascot – 1m 2f (1m 1f 212y) Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Class 1) (4yo+) The Prince of Wales Stakes was established in 1862 and named after the Prince of Wales at the time, the future King Edward VII and was …

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Eclipster: Royal Ascot Day 1 – Phoenix Of Spain deserves to be favourite in St James’s Palace Stakes

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Tuesday 19th June – 4:20 – Royal Ascot – 1m (7f 213y) (Rnd) St James’s Palace Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Colts) (Class 1) (3yo) The St James’s Palace Stakes was established in 1834 and is named after St James’s Palace which was a Royal residence during the Tudor period. The …

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Eclipster: Royal Ascot Day 1 – Barney Roy could bring home the Queen Anne Stakes

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Tuesday 19th June – 2:30 – Royal Ascot – 1m (Str) Queen Anne Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Class 1) (4yo+) The Queen Anne Stakes was first run in 1840 and for the early part of its history it was known as the Trial Stakes and was open to horses ages …

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Eclipster: Royal Ascot Day 1 – Can Blue Point get back to back win in King’s Stand Stakes?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Tuesday 19th June – 3:40pm – Royal Ascot – 5f King’s Stand Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Class 1) (3yo+) The King’s Stand Stakes is now the premier 5 furlong race at the Royal Meeting and is open to horses aged three years old and upwards. However, the event was born …

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Eclipster: Can Broome sweep the field away in The Derby at Epsom

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Saturday 1st June – Epsom Downs – 4:30pm – 1m 4f (1m 4f 6y) Investec Derby (Group 1) (Entire Colts & Fillies) (Class 1) (3yo) The Derby is the richest and more prestigious race in the UK flat racing calendar with Saturday’s winner receiving £921,538 in prize money. The race was run …

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Eclipster: Chester win has given Mehdaayih a good preparation for The Oaks at Epsom

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Friday 31st May – Epsom Downs – 4:30pm – 1m 4f (1m 4f 6y) Investec Oaks (Group 1) (Fillies) (Class 1) (3yo) The Oaks is the second oldest of the five Classic races having been run for the first time in 1779. The race is named after The Oaks, a country …

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Eclipster: Temple Stakes at Haydock – Battaash looks hard to beat

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Saturday 25th May– Haydock Park – 4pm – 5f Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes (Group 2) (Class 1) (3yo+) The Temple Stakes is run over the minimum trip of 5 furlongs and is open to horses aged three or older, with three year old runners benefiting from an age for weight allowance …

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Eclipster: Raymond Tusk of interest in The Aston Park Stakes at Newbury

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Saturday 18th May – Newbury 2:25 – 1m 4f Al Rayyan Stakes (Registered As The Aston Park Stakes) (Group 3) (Class 1) (4yo+) The Aston Park Stakes was ungraded to Group 3 status in 2016 previously being run as a Listed race. The race was run over 1 mile 5 furlongs …

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