Hills’ Phoenix Of Spain aiming for St James’s Palace success

As a two-year-old Phoenix Of Spain was very good. As a three-year-old he could be much more than that. He seeks to hammer home that point when venturi…

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Today’s highlighted runners…

She looks stronger than she did before her win in the National Stakes and her work has been good. The ground could be a bit of an unknown if the forecast is correct, however she’s a tough and talented filly who will do her best.

Charles Hills

Indian Blessing got her season back on track when winning a Listed race at Musselburgh well. She was disappointing in Ireland but when everything goes right she is good and she will have the assistance of Jamie Spencer who is the master of Ascot’s straight mile.

Ed Walker

Royal Ascot racegoers delighted as train strike causes little disruption

The much publicised strikes by members of the RMT Union affecting South West Trains appeared to be having little impact on the arrival or mood of racegoers at Royal Ascot on Tuesday.

Hills double handed in King’s Stand

Blue Point, Battaash and Mabs Cross, last year's 1-2-3 in the King's Stand Stakes, will renew rivalry as they head 12 declarations for the 5f Group 1 contest on the opening day of Royal Ascot. The Charlie Hills-trained Battaash, an emphatic winner of the Temple Stakes at Haydock last month, will be partnered by Jim Crowley and is the 2-1 favourite to claim a second victory at the top level. Stablemate Equilateral, a neck second to Mabs Cross at Newmarket last time, represents owner Khalid Abdullah.

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Harry Dunlop

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Jonathan Portman

You are spoilt for choice with our Lambourn trainers

THE Lambourn Valley, situated in the north-east corner of Berkshire, is recognised as one of the major racehorse training centres in the country.

With its superb facilities and wide-ranging gallops covering in excess of 500 acres and with more than 30 trainers to choose from – your racehorse could not be in a better place whether it be a flat or National Hunt horse. Our new website is here to provide the latest information of the day-to-day goings on in Lambourn plus quotations from all the day’s runners from our trainers (when available).

There is also information and contact details for all our trainers; the history of training horses in Lambourn; where to stay; our annual Lambourn Open Day – which is held on Good Friday (March 30th, 2018) and all the latest news.

Flippa The Strippa and Silvestre De Sousa win the Matchbook Betting Podcast National Stakes at Sandown. Photo: Steve Davies
Flippa The Strippa and Silvestre De Sousa win the Matchbook Betting Podcast National Stakes at Sandown. Photo: Steve Davies