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A guide to Royal Ascot 2013 week with analysis and tips for this prestigious event


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Royal Ascot 2013 Trends

Australian sprinters have an excellent record at Royal Ascot and Danny O'Brien's Shamexpress could well swell the ranks of Australian winners such as Choisir, Takeover Target, Miss Andretti, Scenic Blast, Starspangled Banner and Black Caviar.

The 3yo will contest the Kings Stand Stakes on June 18 after a sparkling display to win at Flemington on Friday.



Tip of the Ascot 2013 meeting:

Back 3yo's in Group 1 races whose prices shorten 2 percentage points on the day of their race.

Royal Ascot 2013 Tuesday 18/06/2013 2.20 Queen Anne Stakes

Trends 9 of last 10 winners had won a Group 1

Farrh has been withdrawn from this race which leaves Animal Kingdom a very strong favourite

Others who fit the trends are Cityscape and Giofra while Aljamaaheer could run into a place at a decent price

Selection to win Animal Kingdom

Selection to place Aljamaaheer

Tuesday 18/06/2013 3.05 Kings Stand Stakes

Trends: Overseas runners have a fine record

The two overseas runners likely to turn up are the South African Shea Shea and Australian Shamexpress

The Australians have an excellent record at Royal Ascot and Shamexpress could be the value bet

Of the home runners Kingsgate Native and Reckless Abandon make most appeal

Tuesday 18/06/2013 3.45 St James´s Palace Stakes

Trends: 9 of last 10 winners had won a European Guineas

Now that Dawn Approach has been declared a runner there are two notable trends qualifiers - Dawn Approach and Magician with the former currently the 6-4f

Wednesday 19/06/2013 3.05 Duke of Cambridge Stakes (Group 2) (Fillies & Mares) Cl1 1m

Trends: 8 of the last 9 winners had won a Group race

Dank and Sarkiyla are notable entries to have won Group races with preference for the former

Others to consider are Duntle and Elusive Kate

Wednesday 19/06/2013 3.45 Prince of Wales´s Stakes (British Champions Series) (Group 1) Cl1 1m2f

Trends: 11 of the last 13 winners had won a Group 1 from 9f to 11f

Qualifiers include Al Kazeem, Snow Fairy, The Fugue, Maxios with preference for Al Kazeem

Wednesday 19/06/2013 4.25 Royal Hunt Cup (Heritage Handicap) Cl2 1m

Trends: 8 of the last 10 winners had raced at least 8 times. Need to have won over 1 mile and a 4 or 5yo is best

The qualifiers to concentrate on are Emilio Largo, Burke's Rock, Educate, Fury, Stirring Ballad, Chapter Seven with preference for Educate

Thursday 20/06/2013 3.05 Ribblesdale Stakes (Group 2) (Fillies) Cl1 1m4f

Trends: Only 3 winners have competed at Group level as a 2yo and winners have usually won over 10f

Those who qualify on both counts include Alive Alive Oh, Winsili, Banoffee, Elik,Ferevia, Gertrude Versed, Riposte, Sea Meets Sky, Waila

Thursday 20/06/2013 3.45 Gold Cup (British Champions Series) (Group 1) Cl1 2m4f

Trends: The last 8 5yo+ winners have won a Group 1. Only 2 winners older than 6 since 1929. Defending champions at Royal Ascot have a good record

The two horses with the best credentials are Estimate and Colour vision

Friday 21/06/2013 3.05 King Edward VII Stakes (Group 2) (Colts & Geldings) Cl1 1m4f

Trends: 7 of last 10 winners ran in a Derby Trial

Windhoek qualifies but seemed not to stay the trip when competing in the Derby - others more likely to prevail include; Greatwood, Contributor, Havana Gold, Mars, Secret Number

Mars could be a lot better than he showed in the Derby, being continually denied a run in that race

Friday 21/06/2013 3.45 Coronation Stakes (British Champions Series) (Group 1) (Fillies) Cl1 1m

Trends: Only 2 of the last 20 winners ran in both the English and Irish 1000 Guineas but it is important to have achieved a top 6 finish in one of them

Sky Lantern is the sole qualifier while Just The Judge warrants consideration

Saturday 22/06/2013 3.05 Hardwicke Stakes (Group 2) Cl1 1m4f

Trends: 9 of the last 10 winners made the frame in a Group race

Ektihaam warrants respect after his 3rd to Al Kazeem in a Group 3 while other qualifiers include; Mount Athos, Red Cadeaux, Thomas Chippendale, Dunaden, Unbridled Command, Universal

Royal Ascot 2013 Saturday 22/06/2013 3.45 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (British Champions Series & Global Sprint Challenge) (Group 1) Cl1 6f

Trends: 8 of the last winners had placed at least at Royal Ascot

Society Rock, Moonlight Cloud, Deacon Blues, Reckless Abandon with preference for the first named

Royal Ascot 2013 Saturday 22/06/2013 4.25 Wokingham Stakes (Heritage Handicap) Cl2 6f

Trends: 10 of the last 11 winners had raced no more than 4 times this season

Plenty of qualifiers if they turn up - top of the list is Duke Of Firenze and Hallelujah makes plenty of appeal. While other qualifiers include; Cape Of Approval, Compton, Hallelujah, Miss Lahar, Poole Harbour, Redvers, Shropshire, Valbchek


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