Day 3, Part 1 Racing: Royal Ascot


Day 3, Part 1

Clare Balding and Willie Carson present the highlight of Royal Ascot, Ladies' Day. The biggest crowd of the week will be at Ascot to witness the day's feature race, The Gold Cup.


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that there's a strong breeze... first horse to win successive Gold

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Apology for the loss of subtitles for 182 seconds

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We are blessed. This is a great spot to watch the

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Royal procession as it comes through. You can see How Excited

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they are. You can tell the ladies are here today, can't you? All in

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their hats. All waving at the camera and all going to have a

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fantastic day here at Ascot. Royal Ascot on Gold Cup Day.

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You just get the feeling that everyone is in a fabulous mood and

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they will be hoping to make money as well. What would you be

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suggesting to them, Willie? Everything is going to change a bit

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because we want to see after the first race where the best draw is.

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How the the going is because as I said, a lot of rain has fallen on

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the track, but I would to stick with the class horse in the Gold

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Cup, I have changed my mind since this morning and I'm going to go

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with Fame and Glory because he is a class horse. He is running further

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than he has done before, but I am told he will like the soft ground

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which I doubted it. They think he could be the new

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Yeates. You have got to get your first win on the board for the Gold

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Cup. After we went off air, we heard the news that Frankie Dettori

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picked up a nine day suspension for excessive use of the whip. It was a

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thrilling finish and at the time it didn't strike me. No. It was a

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fantastic race to watch. It was two jockeys trying hard to win this

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race. We are talking here about tens of millions of pounds whether

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you get beat or not. I don't think the jockeys were thinking about the

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whip at that time, but may I say because he received a suspension of

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nine days, everybody must think he went over board, but if he had gone

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over board, I am thinking about the horse. The horse wouldn't have won.

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It wouldn't have been trying as hard as he did. He was getting

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encouragement from the whip and he kept trying. So there is an

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argument about too much whip, yes. We don't want that, but if the

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horse was in trouble, he wouldn't have done what he did.

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He kept responding. Frankie struck the horse 24 24 times and 13 is the

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recommended guideline. We hope for less controversy, but just as much

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excitement today. A great day of racing coming up and the highlight

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those things. He is favourite for the Gold Cup.

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But can Duncan make a name for himself today? He is the big danger.

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He likes it here and could go well. Our cameras have been to the yard

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of David O'Meara. For David and the jockey, this is the biggest day of

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their lives. Frankie Dettori whipped up a storm

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yesterday! He has five rides today.

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It is It is Ascot's 300th birthday this year. Gold Cup Day is Ladies'

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Day, the brightest and the fashions for Ladies' Day. Yesterday, the

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fashion did blossom, but the fillies are going to be at full

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pelt. You are right. There is nowhere in the world I want to be

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than here. 300 years of Royal Ascot. It is a celebration. The best horse

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race in the world, but more importantly, the best hats in the

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world! Yes, we saw some of them coming in when the weather was

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different to these glorious conditions. Yes, it was pouring

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with rain, but there were a few nice brollies and a lovely smile.

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The girls looked fabulous and it is the best of British bravado. This

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beautiful exotic number. We adored this hat. We are going to

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get a header on this. It is wonderful. This is space odyssey.

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It is sequins and dazzling for today. It is ap iat. -- appropriate.

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What could we say? Birds of paradise.

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We loved this. A kiss and lovely smile there. We like that.

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A smile really does bring out the day. Lots of fashion to look at and

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we have a packed day here. I think I might be the luckiest girl at

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Royal Ascot, but I'm wearing not one Stephen Jones, but a Philip

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Treacy and a Stephen Jones later. Anthony Price will be on the show

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later and we will attempt to make a hat live. Well, we are ghot we are

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not going to attempt it, but Catherine Elizabeth has her stuff

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here. Are you confident you can pull it off? I am going to show

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everybody. it did earlier today. 11mm of rain

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this morning changed the going from good yesterday to God-to-soft, soft

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in places. The big race today, Mick, is the Gold Cup, generally the

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perception is that the round course is always a little softer than the

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is always a little softer than the straight course. What do you think?

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It will be. For me, this ground will be stamina-sapping. We saw a

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few horses finishing stretched out yesterday and I think you will see

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a bit of the same this afternoon. You can get your heel into it and

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the two-year-old also knock the top off. We'll get a good guide as to

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what it's like after the first race. Often people talk about when the

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horse gets the right conditions, they're able to show their best and

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it's difficult sometimes when they say why can't they show their best

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on any ground but you can explain it more? Some horses act better on

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different surfaces, a bit like Nadal on clay, he likes that

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surface. It's the way they're built as well and some are bred to be

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fast on these surfaces. Which do you think will be best on the

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surface in the Gold Cup today? hoping it's going to be Fame And

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Glory for Aidan O'Brien. They hope he'll be the next Yeats. I hope

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that's the case. I agree with Mick! Another fascinating day to look

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forward to. Fair to say, Gary, the bookmakers equalised yesterday.

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Took the lead, they didn't equalise. It was 4-0 the first day, but

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yesterday 6-0 to the bookie chaps. What's being backed? Good horses

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being backed. Some big money as well. With the rain coming down, I

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think a few hunters have left it until late and will play nearer the

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The other big bet today, tell the nation? The Queen's hat, I've been

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trying for my life to get the result, but look at this. The

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Queen's hat today, yellow, Betfred 6-4 into even money. If you are

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betting on the Queen's hat, you want to be on yellow. I think you

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look pretty in pink. I think it could be pink today.

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It's ladies' day, Gold Cup day. I'm keen on Brigantin to win today. Got

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soft track form and is in good form at the moment. We'll talk about

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that later with Mick Fitzgerald. Let's check what is lined up

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racing-wise on day three, Gold Cup day. We start off with the Norfolk

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Stakes, this is a charge up the straight for the two-year-olds,

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five furlongs. A lot of non-runners here. We'll check those later. The

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Ribblesdale Stakes, the Ascot Oaks, a mile and a half. A few who were

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at Epsom will be stepping out here. 3.45, the Gold Cup, two-and-a-half

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miles, the ultimate stamina test. 4.25, the Britannia Stakes, the

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handicap for the three-year-olds up the straight. Will it be the stand

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side again this afternoon? At 5 oclorbgs it's the Tercentenary

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Stakes, that's renamed this year, a mile and a quarter and a very

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competitive affair. That's on BBC 2. Then the red button, press that you

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want to see the King George V Stakes. This is over a mile and a

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half and it promises to be a really competitive affair as well.

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These are the non-runners because race. The last yesterday was the

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sand ringham handicap and the Queen owned the joint favourite. The

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horse was called Humdrum and she came out with her umbrella into the

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paddock. It started drizzling last night. Richard Hughes took the

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mount. Watch out for Rhythm of Light.

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COMMENTATOR: As they head to the closing stages, Humdrum coming

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through. Also Dubai Queen in yellow. Winter's Night, Rhythm of Light.

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Dubai Queen and Kieren Fallon in front. Over the far side, Richard

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King's coat -- Kingscote. Heading towards the line, Rhythm of Light,

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Richard Kingscote a clear winner. We ran twice last year, she ran

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terrible. She's come out this year after a good break and she's done

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mog but improve. You've got a superstar in Richard Kingscote?

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Brilliant, isn't he? No, he is, I mean, you know, he's brilliant.

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Richard? Your first Royal Ascot winner. Tom's taking a moment to

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settle it, how does it feel for you? Brilliant. We were pretty

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confident. We've been confident for a few weeks that we'd have a good

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week here and a good start there, you know.

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First ever Royal Ascot winner there for Tom Dascombe. Also for Richard

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Kingscote and huge celebrations there. They have Pyman's Theory in

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the first today. Peter Hunt, the BBC's Royal Correspondent joins me

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to take us through the Royal procession. Yes. You will have been

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here before? I have, Fleetingly. My worry is the fashion because this

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is a key day for fashion and my 12- year-old made me change my trousers

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going to a parents' evening, so I hope I've not let her down today!

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Pink has collected for the bets on the Queen's hat colour.

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Confirmation that the Queen's hat is pink, so is the outfit. The

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procession koms through led by the Windsor greys -- comes through. Her

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Majesty the Queen in first carriage and the Duke of Edinburgh.

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Alongside them, the Duke of York and Earl of Romney. Yes, the Queen,

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a great week for her and she's still on a high I think from a

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significant Royal visit she did to Ireland earlier this year. Prince

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Philip, a man who says he wants to quit before he goes past his sell-

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by-date but his aides say they can't keep up with him. The Duke of

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York there, the second time he's been in a carriage with his parents.

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We think of him as being involved in golf. The Earl of Romney, the

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eighth holder of the title, he was once the high Sheriff of Norfolk.

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Details on the Queen's outfit in a moment but the second carriage, we

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find the Princess Royal, Her Royal Highness has been here throughout

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the week. Princess Beatrice, daughter of the Duke of York beside

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her. Facing them, we have Anthony Duckworth-Chad and his wife.

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The Princess has inherited her parents' love of equine, was in the

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Olympics in 1976 and is hoping that Zara, her dairgt, will emulate that.

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-- daughter. Princess Beatrice offered to sell her Royal Wedding

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hat for charity. She is coming to the end of her career as a student.

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It will be interesting to see what she does next, whether she's a

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full-time Royal. Anthony Duckworth- Chad, a cousin of Diana Prince of

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Wales and a great friend of Prince Charles. In the thirz carriage, we

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have the honourable Harry Herbert. -- in this third carriage. That's

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Harry closest to us. Alongside them, Anthony Andrews and his wife,

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Georgina, in that navy blue or black-and-white. Harry Herbert is a

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son of the late Caernarfon Porchy. He said when you talk to the Queen,

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it was like you were talking to a trainer. Anthony Andrews doesn't

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need any introduction, does he, the actor. He was most recently in the

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Queen's Speech, he played the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin. Georgina

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is very knowledgeable about horses. There will have been much racing

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chat over lunch today. This will be the carriage that gets most

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attention, I suspect from the photographers. In the fourth

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carriage, we have Mr and Mrs Michael Middleton, the parents of

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Katherine, the new Duchess of Cambridge, Carol Middleton closest

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to us in a pale salmon colour. Along with them, Jim and Fitry hay.

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Part owners of the favourite in the gold-cum-, Fame And Glory. The

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presence of Michael and Carol will have set twit o sphere alight. It's

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a striking decision by the Queen, it was her decision to have them

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here so early on. The photographers will have that on the front-pages

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of many papers tomorrow, that here we have the parents of a future

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Queen who's had lunch for a second time with the present Queen and

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Duke of Edinburgh, with Jim hay and his wife. He gained his interest in

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racing when he watched sport on TV with his grandmother.

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Always a very important thing to do, watch sport on TV. Carol Middleton

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is the owner of a horse. Her horse was there on Derby day, as was

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Catherine, her daughter. We were hoping we might see him on Saturday

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in the Wokingham exbut declared a non- runner -- but declared a non-

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runner. The US Open starts today. They start at 7am over there,

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midday here, you will get full coverage of that on Five Live and

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the BBC website, that's the golf. It's racing that most interests the

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Queen and horses in general. Very much so. I can tell you about her

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outfit. She's in a pink and green silk print dress, it's a pink raw

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silk coat and the dress and the coat are made by Stuart Parvin, a

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favourite designer of hers. The hat was made by Rachel Trevor-Morgan. I

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think you know about her? Yes, I do, she made my hat as well. You can

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see the Royal procession trying to ensure that they are not using the

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ground that the runners will want to use later because we expect the

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horses coming around the course will be much closer to the rail

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than that. On the straight course, we suspect they'll split into two

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groups and be either on the far right of the picture or the far

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left, but not necessarily down the middle, which is where the Royal

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procession is coming. Such a relief that it's not raining right now

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because it does rather ruin the spectacle. Yes, I had the sense

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before it happened that it would have to be tipping down for any

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cover other than an umbrella to be there. Yes, as with the Royal

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Wedding, it would have to be a downpour for the carriage covers to

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be on. I don't think we can overstate, can we, the importance

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of this for the Queen, the whole issue of her love of horses and

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everything to do with horses, a sort of fashion that she acquired

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from a very, very early age when she was given a Shetland pony,

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Peggy, by her grandfather, at the age of four.

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It's a passion that's developed over the years. When she first came

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into contact with a thoroughbred, she was so taken with the velvety

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nature of a thoroughbred's nose, just the very soft bit, the side of

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the nose that she'd never touched anything so fine. I'm afraid the

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rain's just started again. The wind is picking up as well. The

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umbrellas there rapidly rising. The Royal party have the view there's

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no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. The national anthem

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A HUGE CHEER GOES UP AROUND THIS HUGE CROWD On Gold Cup day.

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And we are now used to obviously seeing the monarchy and the Royal

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Family. But in days gone by, Peter, you would have needed a procession

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because there were no televisions and the public wanted to feel close

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to them. We have become very blase. She's the 12th Monarch to lend pat

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Ronage to this annual highlight of flat racing itself. In 1825 King

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George IIII thought this was a way for people to see him and his

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family. It's evolved since then and in 1920 we had what we have now,

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which is this every day procession. The Queen's had to miss these on

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occasions by going abroad on foreign tours and when there was a

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general election inconveniently arranged, probably against her

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better judgment, in terms of missing a day like this. Since 1945,

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she's not missed an occasion, even during the strikes of 1955, she

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came privately, even though this event itself had been cancelled.

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Since Royal Ascot got extended to the Saturday as well, we always

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used to have the racing on a Saturday and there was no Royal

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procession, but it's been such a success since it was extended and

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the Golden Jubilee became the big race on the Saturday and now it's

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the most popular day of the weak. It always used to be today when you

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got the most popular crowds, but today it's the Saturday.

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The crowd would like to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge but

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I'm informed there's little likelihood of them coming this year,

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even though the Duchess's parents are here at the moment. He's doing

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his work as an RAF Search and Rescue pilot and she's gearing up

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for a very significant Royal tour by the couple to Canada and

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California. Very exciting that Prince William and the Duchess of

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Cambridge enjoyed their day at the Derby and if she comes later in the

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week, there will be a huge reception for her. Also the

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involvement of the Middletons, of Mike and Carol that, they have an

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interest, this is more than just a superficial enthusiasm, you know,

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they have a horse in training and it's lovely for them to be getting

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the reaction that they'll have hire from the crowd. -- here from the

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crowd. I think it will surprise them. Helpful for them to have an

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interest, given that it's a subject that they can talk about with the

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Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. They are both living in this county,

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in Berkshire. Also interesting the Duke of York

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has been here for a couple of days and Princess Beatrice and Eugenie

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enjoy it as a social occasion. funny, Eugenie says to people, you

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can use your knees, which is a way of putting people at ease. Very

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interesting when we sea what Princess Beatrice does, maybe this

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is the start of this family slowing down slowly and not putting her out

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to do full-time work, but getting some sort of job. We'll have an

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answer to that in the weeks and months ahead.

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And the Royal party will come to a halt right in front of the weighing

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room here on the edge of the paddock and the winners' enclosure

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as the rain increases in intensity. They'll be back down in the bad

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dock most definitely before the Gold Cup and the Queen herself will

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do the presentation for the Gold Cup.

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Carol Middleton there was waving to the crowd, getting into the spirit

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of the occasion. Lots of smiles in the Royal party.

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They know they've gotten away with it, they'll think, thank goodness

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it didn't rain hard. It was a long way to walk. Just enjoy some of the

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images again here. It's why the race goers get here so early, make

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sure they have a good position because they enjoy this as much as

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they enjoy any of the races themselves. Very striking looking

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at the pictures and remembering this is a man who is 90 and a woman

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who is 85. People suggest to me that she is still on a bit of a

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high after that historic visit to the Republic of Ireland 100 years

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since anyone went there from the British monarchy and it was picture

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perfect. From the popularity of the Royal

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Wedding as well, from those who watched on TV and they've continued

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to show their increased love for all things Royal? She said as she

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was going back "it was marvellous". Peter, lovely to have you here.

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Thank you very much. This is Katherine Elizabeth, a

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young, upcoming miliner in the UK. She's going to attempt to make a

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hot for us live on air. No mane feat? No, but it's lovely to be

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with a fellow miliner. What are we going to do? If you are making a

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hat, you start with this, then we've cut this shape out, wired it

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and we'll edge it. We'll get the feathers, cut them, strip them,

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move them around and put them in front of the hat there, so we've

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got all of this, put it on to the hat here, this side and create. All

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bits and pieces at the moment, looks a bit of a mess, it will be

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an amazing hat at the end of the day. This is the lovely dyed

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Chinese fezant feathers. These are beautiful. -- pheasant. You can

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strip and curl this so it stays in that position. This is ostrich

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feather. You get a lovely quill like this which is all curled.

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of luck. We'll come back to see how you get on during the day. Here we

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go with the hat! Looking ahead o the first race of

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the afternoon, the Norfolk Stakes. Bapak Chinta is your horse. He's a

:29:19.:29:24.

good horse by the looks of it? think he is. He's only ran once and

:29:24.:29:29.

he couldn't have been any more impressive, so yes. He was favoured

:29:29.:29:33.

on his debut which tends to suggest he's shown ability at home

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beforehand? Yes, ehe showed us a lot and has continued to do so. It

:29:39.:29:42.

was always the plan to come here, but we are now just a bit concerned

:29:42.:29:48.

with the rain. I was going to ask, obviously it's his second ride but

:29:48.:29:52.

biggest task to date. Presumably you didn't want the rain?

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really. He's American-bred, doesn't move like a horse that you would

:29:56.:29:59.

think would go on soft ground. Only had one run so we are still

:29:59.:30:04.

learning about him. Later on in the day, at the end of the day, you

:30:04.:30:08.

have another horse in the King George V, you haven't ridden him

:30:08.:30:13.

this season and he has a good chance. Stall 20 is not a good

:30:13.:30:17.

draw? It would have been last year. He's a nice, by horse, just come

:30:17.:30:21.

into himself. Thst the first time ever for the trip as well, but it

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looks like he'll stay. It's an unknown trip and draw as well.

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luck on the first one, hope the ground's not too soft. One of the

:30:33.:30:35.

fascinating encounters is who will be top jockey. What is happening

:30:35.:30:45.
:30:45.:30:52.

Ryan Moore this morning. Richard Hughes is 6-5. Ryan Moore is still

:30:52.:30:57.

favourite. It is changing. Willie, as a jockey, you would want to have

:30:57.:31:01.

the winners on the board, wouldn't you? Especially at Royal Ascot. I

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have won this contest in the past at Royal Ascot and it goes down to

:31:05.:31:08.

the seconds, but if you get four winners or five you think you have

:31:08.:31:12.

got it in the bag especially five and Richard has got a good ride in

:31:13.:31:15.

the first race today. He certainly has.

:31:15.:31:19.

We need to be giving winners. We had a tip. How did yours run

:31:19.:31:24.

yesterday? Second in the first race. I only got beat by half a length. I

:31:24.:31:28.

thought he was going to win. I have still got the arm band on as well!

:31:28.:31:33.

What did you pick yesterday? Frankie Dettori and you know what

:31:33.:31:37.

happens. I go for Frankie and he goes and wins the next race! I

:31:37.:31:41.

didn't have him! You should have thought of Clare

:31:41.:31:45.

because she fancied. Bad draw. Bad draw.

:31:45.:31:50.

What have you picked today? I am going for a horse in the Gold Cup.

:31:50.:31:54.

It stays longer than the insurance man when he comes round the house

:31:54.:32:04.
:32:04.:32:06.

trying to sell a policy! I'm going for Kasbah Bliss. I think he has a

:32:06.:32:13.

massive chance, Will. I'm going to go for a Michael Owen

:32:13.:32:18.

trained horse, they had the last winner yesterday and I hope they do.

:32:18.:32:25.

I think he is a black type horse. am fed-up picking the big big ones

:32:25.:32:29.

and I have gone for Fame And Glory. Yeah.

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Listen, he has got the class, but will he have the gas? Good question.

:32:38.:32:45.

I will leave these two. If we come up we can see it is

:32:45.:32:55.
:32:55.:32:56.

Silverheels and Bannock and of people will be looking and

:32:56.:32:59.

supporting if only for the name. The runners have made their way

:32:59.:33:03.

into the paddock. We are celebrating this year the centenary

:33:03.:33:08.

of Ascot as a racecourse. 300 years that horses have been racing here

:33:08.:33:12.

since Queen Anne decided it was a good place for them to gallop at

:33:12.:33:14.

full stretch. We will be looking back over the highlights that

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occurred in racing terms and others on this racecourse and starting

:33:18.:33:28.
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with the great Gold Cup horse, If it can go and win four in a row,

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truly special, you know. Yeates is bidding for immortality.

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Destiny calls. There is four tunes for it.

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COMMENTATOR: Yeates is very handy. Four-and-a-half four longs to

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travel in the Ascot Gold Cup. Johnny Murtagh has gone for home.

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Yeates is digging deep. He is three lengths in front. The young

:34:09.:34:13.

pretender, it is not going to be his day. Yeates goes to the top of

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a long list of Ascot greats. A stayer supreme. He wins his fourth

:34:20.:34:23.

Ascot Gold Cup. I was so sick all morning because I

:34:24.:34:28.

really believed that this couldn't happen.

:34:28.:34:33.

Yeates is everything positive about racing. He is the greatest. He is

:34:33.:34:37.

the ultimate heavy champion It has been a day that had

:34:37.:34:47.
:34:47.:34:48.

everything and we hope you have It would be a long, long time

:34:48.:34:52.

before we see a stayer as good as Yeates and he is so far the only

:34:52.:34:58.

horse to have won the Gold Cup four years in a row, dominating it from

:34:58.:35:03.

2006 to 2009 and it is because of that he is commemorated in the

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:35:13.:35:18.

paddock with this statue which was was was sculpted by Charlie Langdon.

:35:18.:35:22.

I remember coming here when I was 12 or 13 I think, and thinking just

:35:22.:35:25.

how amazing it would be to have one piece here, a painting or a drawing

:35:25.:35:30.

or something, but to have a life- size bronze in the paddock here

:35:30.:35:33.

unveiled by the Queen on Tuesday, it was just incredible.

:35:33.:35:42.

I know you went and saw Yeates. What you have captured so well is

:35:42.:35:46.

his presence, the way he holds himself and the huge muscle

:35:46.:35:51.

structure he had as a racehorse. He always looked twice the size of

:35:51.:35:54.

everything else? Thank you very much. He was the most imposing

:35:54.:35:59.

horse and seeing the replays of him winning the Gold Cup makes your

:35:59.:36:02.

hairs stand up on edge. It is amazing. I had a real strong,

:36:02.:36:06.

mental image of him when I came here and saw him running in the

:36:06.:36:10.

Gold Cups and had that mental image of him walking like that, long

:36:10.:36:16.

extension and the head down, neck arched and I went and spoke about

:36:16.:36:19.

it and I asked them whether that would be a good representation of

:36:19.:36:23.

him and they seemed to agree. We decided that would be a good place

:36:23.:36:27.

for him here. The eagle-eyed might have spotted

:36:27.:36:30.

Willie, because you have got one issue. There is one thing you don't

:36:30.:36:34.

like about this? It is marvellous. It is the first time I have ever

:36:34.:36:39.

seen a bronze with a racing saddle on and the Rapes, but as -- rains -

:36:39.:36:46.

- reigns, but as a racing person I look at at a foal, a racehorse and

:36:46.:36:50.

I look at his eye and you haven't got any!

:36:50.:36:52.

I haven't got an answer for that Willie.

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What's the answer? If you come up closer. I have sculpted in the

:37:01.:37:11.
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negative. If you sculp it an an -- sculpt, it looks like it has

:37:14.:37:21.

cataracts. It is sculpted outwards. Can you see that? I thought you

:37:21.:37:30.

might have done it so it is to be looked at from a distance, but I am

:37:30.:37:35.

talking as a horseman! But I can see that, yes. But it is a very,

:37:35.:37:39.

very nice, well I am in love with it, put it that way. It is

:37:39.:37:43.

fantastic. It has had a lot of admirers.

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If you watch Royal Ascot, you get We are going to have a look at a

:37:52.:37:56.

couple of the horses in the Norfolk Stakes. A field full of

:37:57.:37:59.

inexperience and potential superstars or potential stars and

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the first one to talk about is Bannock of Mark Johnson's who was

:38:04.:38:09.

unlucky last time at Sandown and could have won three in a row?

:38:09.:38:14.

but it is a great man for the two- year-olds, Mark Johnson. He looked

:38:14.:38:21.

a picture and as you say, unlucky. Pyman's Theory is quietly fancied

:38:21.:38:25.

here. A horse who has come down here with

:38:25.:38:35.
:38:35.:38:38.

A horse who has come down here with a big reputation is Bapak Chinta?

:38:38.:38:43.

This fellow impressive on winning a Hamilton. They will need to get

:38:43.:38:46.

home this afternoon with the ground soft.

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You want to talk about horses that are well fancied and took your eye?

:39:00.:39:08.

Sans Loi. I asked if it would handle the ground? And Ryan Moore's

:39:08.:39:12.

horse, I like that one as well. This is a guy who made a huge

:39:12.:39:18.

impression when he came to Royal Ascot with two winners, Wesley Ward,

:39:18.:39:21.

he has Everyday Dave and he names all the horse which is why they

:39:21.:39:25.

have catchy names. Is this horse an every day type or is especial?

:39:26.:39:30.

is a quick little guy. He is a happy little guy. So you know, I

:39:31.:39:36.

think we have a good chance. I know you the changed the

:39:36.:39:39.

preparation coming here with a stronger team and have been

:39:39.:39:43.

determined to get more winners on the board? You try to best what

:39:43.:39:48.

everyone does. Unfortunately we had not as much success as we have the

:39:48.:39:51.

first year we came over, but this is a very fast colt. I don't know

:39:51.:39:54.

what the ground will do for him and the rain we had this morning. He

:39:54.:39:57.

would have had a better chance if it was firm ground like a couple of

:39:57.:40:01.

years ago, but he is a fighter and you know, he loves a challenge in

:40:01.:40:04.

the morning when you work him in company, he is always trying to

:40:04.:40:06.

beat the other horse, we will see what happens.

:40:06.:40:09.

He will have had experience because you brought the horses over early

:40:09.:40:14.

and you have been training them in France? Yes. I brought them over a

:40:14.:40:17.

little early and I gave them a couple of runs in France because we

:40:17.:40:21.

don't have the straight course in the United States not even to work

:40:21.:40:25.

on. I wanted to give him an experience of running on a straight

:40:25.:40:32.

course and you know, he is -- he has done everything the right way.

:40:32.:40:38.

The ground for you is a worry? is. This horse was trained early on

:40:38.:40:43.

in Miami and it is a sandy, deep course and he just shot through it

:40:43.:40:47.

in February and March of this year. I'm hopeful that he will be able to

:40:47.:40:49.

handle it. The best chance of the week comes

:40:49.:40:56.

tomorrow, I guess? She is just an awesome filly. I'm just hoping it

:40:57.:40:59.

doesn't rain anymore, but that's the forecast so we will see what

:40:59.:41:03.

happens. Today is my mother's birthday, maybe we will have luck

:41:03.:41:06.

with that also. We wish you luck today with

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Everyday Dave. The filly tomorrow is Judy the Beauty and he thinks an

:41:11.:41:18.

tomorrow. Everyday Dave is named after Dave Reid who is one of the

:41:18.:41:24.

part owners of this horse and he is a man who had enormous success in

:41:24.:41:28.

harness racing. Anyway, let's see how he gets on.

:41:28.:41:32.

Let's check the runners and riders in the Norfolk Stakes. They are at

:41:32.:41:42.
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Apology for the loss of subtitles for 182 seconds

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very simp. Le. It is a straight force. The question is going to be

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today, will there be something winning on the far side, that's on

:42:42.:42:44.

the right as we look at them? It will be interesting. The rain has

:42:45.:42:49.

set in. You can see the carriages, the Royal carriages were making a

:42:49.:42:59.
:42:59.:43:14.

real mark there. We will see how number 11, Everyday Dave, I thought

:43:14.:43:19.

it would be favourite. It was 5-1 this morning and it is solid, it is

:43:19.:43:23.

out on the boards, as big as 8 and could be 9-1. Nobody wants to back

:43:23.:43:26.

Everyday Dave. I don't know why, John.

:43:26.:43:29.

Another one drifting is Pyman's Theory. She is is trained by this

:43:29.:43:35.

man who had his first Royal Ascot winner last night with Rhythm of

:43:35.:43:39.

Light and it is the rain that's putting people off this filly,

:43:39.:43:43.

isn't it? I don't know. She drifted out to 10-1, I can't understand

:43:43.:43:47.

that. When she won at Sandown, it was good to soft.

:43:47.:43:53.

You would be hopeful? Yes, I think, in a lot of ways I'm more hopeful

:43:53.:43:57.

because yesterday she couldn't win because she she has drawn three.

:43:57.:44:04.

There is a possibility the draw might not be so bad today.

:44:04.:44:07.

She is called Pyman's Theory because of the theory is thatter

:44:07.:44:14.

sire does well with runners at ast cot? He had the winner of the Queen

:44:14.:44:18.

Mary yesterday. Yes, he does seem to do well here. I don't know

:44:18.:44:21.

whether he does well on soft ground as well as firm ground, but we will

:44:21.:44:24.

see. We will find out soon.

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Willie Carson tipped your runner in the last race? Right, well as long

:44:30.:44:33.

as the horse doesn't know it should be OK.

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Thanks, Tom. Thanks.

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Let's look at the runners in our first race. This is Silverheels. He

:44:39.:44:49.
:44:49.:44:52.

is number 18. This horse ran around and you can see he is having a good

:44:52.:44:56.

look. A strong looking bull of a horse. It is interesting that Ryan

:44:56.:45:02.

Moore was keen to get on this horse. He won the horse that finish to it,

:45:02.:45:09.

a horse called Lord Of The Shadows. This horse caught Ryan's eye and he

:45:10.:45:19.
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was keen to ride this one. Bapak Chinta we spoke about him.

:45:26.:45:32.

There is Charles The Great going forward. He is trained by Andrew

:45:33.:45:40.

Balding. There are only a few more to go forward including the

:45:40.:45:50.
:45:50.:45:51.

Royal Ascot. Richard Hannon has three winners and Silverheels is

:45:51.:45:59.

the new favourite at 4-1. Richard Hannon has not won this

:45:59.:46:03.

race for nine years. He won it three times. The first time with

:46:03.:46:08.

that brilliant filly Niche back in 1992.

:46:08.:46:13.

A couple going forward. Richard Hughes looking forward to another

:46:13.:46:18.

great day. One raring on the far side getting restless.

:46:18.:46:23.

They stand better now. Still a bit of activity on the far side. That's

:46:24.:46:30.

it. Ready, they're racing. A good start to the American Everyday Dave

:46:30.:46:33.

one of the first to begin on the near side. Pyman's Theory right

:46:33.:46:36.

over on the far side is going fast at the early stages with Bapak

:46:36.:46:40.

Chinta. And coming up the centre Charles The Great and Crown

:46:40.:46:44.

Dependency. On the near side the American is there, well clear,

:46:44.:46:51.

Everyday Dave. It is well out in front here of this stage Marcus

:46:51.:46:54.

Augustus proceeding that one further back in the field Signifer

:46:54.:46:59.

and in company with Silverheels. As they come up towards the two

:46:59.:47:02.

furlong marker, only five on this stands group. All the activity over

:47:02.:47:10.

on the far side as as Bapak Chinta raced to a clear lead. Battling

:47:10.:47:14.

away is Pyman's Theory and now Boomerang Bob is running on with

:47:14.:47:18.

great effect on the near side. Bapak Chinta starting to get tired.

:47:18.:47:21.

Boomerang Bob and Crown Dependency coming hard in the leader. It is

:47:21.:47:25.

Bapak Chinta in front though and Bapak Chinta smart. Bapak Chinta

:47:25.:47:30.

goes on to win the Norfolk in good style. Boomerang Bob is second.

:47:30.:47:38.

Crown Dependency third. Burwaaz is fourth. Silverheels never got into

:47:38.:47:48.
:47:48.:47:50.

it. They are followed by Bannock and then further back in the field

:47:50.:47:59.

forever in the, Forevertheoptimist. Really courageous win. I would say

:47:59.:48:04.

a little bit of improvement in him and more wins to come. Second is

:48:04.:48:09.

Boomerang Bob. Third is Crown Dependency. And fourth on the

:48:09.:48:13.

stands rail was Burwaaz. They couldn't get near them on the

:48:13.:48:17.

stands rail. Next was Signifer. Followed by Bannock. Top of the

:48:17.:48:19.

screen, the grey, Forevertheoptimist. They are

:48:19.:48:24.

followed by Silverheels. Couldn't get into it. Pyman's Theory showed

:48:24.:48:28.

pace and got tired. Charles The Great is next. Then the American,

:48:28.:48:33.

Everyday Dave. He wasn't there for long. There followed by Tell Dad

:48:33.:48:40.

and then Sans Loi and further back is Cravat and Marcus Augustus is

:48:40.:48:50.
:48:50.:49:01.

towards the rear. But the winner is Bapak Chinta owned by -- trained by

:49:01.:49:05.

Kevin Ryan. This time the action in the centre

:49:05.:49:15.
:49:15.:49:21.

Boomerang Bob and Crown Dependency, 8-1. It is to Hamilton you need to

:49:21.:49:27.

go for the clues in the two-year- old races. This horse had won his

:49:27.:49:31.

only starter at Hamilton. You will see where he came from and where

:49:32.:49:40.

Boomerang Bob came from as well. It looks like the centre is the

:49:40.:49:46.

place to be today, Willie. Again, a second Royal Ascot winner for Kevin

:49:46.:49:56.

Ryan and a first for Philip Makin. I would say at moment, I wouldn't

:49:56.:50:00.

worry where you are drawn. But in this race, the speed, right from

:50:01.:50:08.

the word go was up the middle towards the far side and this horse

:50:08.:50:13.

backed was always in the wagon and of course, it is a tough five

:50:13.:50:20.

furlongs here, but this colt, he gets the trip really well. You can

:50:20.:50:25.

see him there. He just put his head up a bit high. His ears are back

:50:26.:50:30.

listening to what the jockey is saying to him and taking notice as

:50:30.:50:36.

well! Philip Makin urging him forward

:50:36.:50:41.

with with his hands and body. Look at his toes. It is a balancing

:50:41.:50:44.

act. That's where the jockey gets their

:50:44.:50:47.

balance from. The toes in the iron there and of course, you can see

:50:47.:50:52.

the heel going up and down as he was pushing.

:50:52.:50:58.

A nice type of horse this, well, obviously after winning the Norfolk

:50:58.:51:02.

Stakes. They were worried about the ground.

:51:02.:51:07.

So did Philip, but the rain hasn't got in much? Everybody would be

:51:07.:51:13.

worried about the ground because we have had half an inch of rain and

:51:13.:51:16.

these are young babies really and all had one race. They haven't had

:51:16.:51:23.

a lot of experience, but they all ran truer and straight. I was

:51:23.:51:26.

surprised and in this ground you might have thought they got tired

:51:26.:51:31.

towards the finish, but they didn't and they got to the line and this

:51:31.:51:39.

horse ran as straight as a gun barrel.

:51:39.:51:46.

So there he is, and his sire was a Breeders' Cup sprint winner. He is

:51:46.:51:56.
:51:56.:51:58.

the sire of a group one winner and on the dam side of this colt, we

:51:58.:52:06.

see a champion from Jamaica. So quite an international pedigree.

:52:06.:52:13.

Winning at Royal Ascot in the Norfolk Stakes. Kevin Ryan is the

:52:13.:52:19.

winning trainer and the winning rider, Philip Makin who had

:52:19.:52:23.

reservations beforehand about the ground, but he found the right

:52:23.:52:26.

strip and that was out in the centre and this is going to, I

:52:26.:52:32.

think, change today. We might just see the emphasis change from those

:52:32.:52:35.

dominating on the near side to fab the centre -- maybe the centre and

:52:35.:52:39.

it will only take a winner on the far side and they will be all over

:52:39.:52:44.

there. Certainly the punters will be favouring those with low numbers

:52:44.:52:50.

if they are. So there is the winner in the

:52:50.:52:56.

enclosure. And a deserved pat for a very good winner of our first race.

:52:56.:53:00.

I think he is going to go on to better things. Now we will check

:53:00.:53:10.
:53:10.:53:26.

up all night looking for horses drawn. After that first race,

:53:26.:53:30.

unbelievable. The ground is on the soft side. We have got to look for

:53:30.:53:37.

low numbers now. The winning trainer Kevin Ryan is with me. The

:53:37.:53:42.

second Royal Ascot winner. The cat was out of the bag when this horse

:53:42.:53:47.

ran at Hamilton? He is a very good horse and he does everything right

:53:47.:53:51.

at home. The win at Hamilton, we were confident. We came here

:53:51.:53:55.

confident and the rain came this morning and we got a bit worried,

:53:55.:54:01.

you know, with his breathing, it suggests he wants top of the grown,

:54:01.:54:05.

but that's the sign of a good horse when they can overcome the ground.

:54:05.:54:10.

You think on better ground you will see a better horse? He will have

:54:10.:54:14.

found it tough work on that ground. His breathing suggests tomorrow of

:54:14.:54:21.

the ground, but he is a top horse. What was it that encouraged you?

:54:21.:54:26.

takes an older horse to lead him in the gallop. He relaxes and before

:54:26.:54:30.

he went to Hamilton he has never been off the bridle and he has

:54:30.:54:34.

never come off it since at home. That's the type of horse he is. We

:54:34.:54:39.

thought, he will have to come off it today and when he did, he found

:54:39.:54:43.

gears, you know. Everyone seems to know that you

:54:43.:54:47.

have a good team of two-year-olds, where would this fella rank? They

:54:47.:54:50.

are nice horses, but this horse, there is something different about

:54:50.:54:55.

him. I just don't know. Everything he does, he does it easy and he has

:54:55.:54:59.

a great attitude and just a lovely horse to train.

:54:59.:55:04.

He is a May four, so he is only a young horse.

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The jockey is behind you, Philip Maken. The first oil first Royal

:55:14.:55:20.

Ascot winner? I have never sat on a horse as good as this. I only

:55:20.:55:25.

thought you had to to turn up at Hamilton and it turned out not a

:55:25.:55:29.

bad race and he did this easily and today, he was unbelievable. He took

:55:30.:55:33.

me down to the two and when I let him off, I was just half thinking,

:55:33.:55:38.

what's going to happen now? We gave him a blow the other day and it was

:55:38.:55:41.

the first time he was off the bridle, but he tried his guts. He

:55:41.:55:44.

didn't really like the ground. He would be a better horse on better

:55:44.:55:47.

ground. The trainer was saying the horse is

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one who has hardly had to come auft bridle. What is encouraging, he

:55:53.:55:58.

came came off the bridle today? was so impressive the other day

:55:58.:56:03.

when he did let him go. I have been so confident for the last couple of

:56:03.:56:07.

months and you get to the day and you are having second thoughts with

:56:07.:56:11.

the ground and everything. I am so glad that he showed how good he is.

:56:11.:56:17.

What's it like to register your first Royal Ascot win? It is a

:56:17.:56:22.

great feeling and I hope it is the first of many really.

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Philip Makin. Let's go back to the start of the

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contest. There was one playing up in the stalls and this is from

:56:29.:56:33.

stall number 11, it is a horse called Tell Dad who is one of

:56:33.:56:39.

Richard Hannon's horses. It is unusual because his if hu to pick a

:56:39.:56:46.

stable -- if had to pick a stable. A few problems there. He got away

:56:46.:56:55.

well enough with them. With Mick, I am going to have a look at this one,

:56:55.:57:01.

Burwaaz. He finished well, but we get this every year, the ground has

:57:01.:57:04.

changed because of the rain, is that the best place to be? During

:57:04.:57:08.

this race down the centre they were faster. That might be the key point

:57:08.:57:13.

that the early pace was faster down the centre? The one thing I noticed

:57:13.:57:16.

about the race today, nobody wanted to get over to that side. They

:57:16.:57:19.

wanted to stay in the middle and that could be significant for the

:57:19.:57:25.

horses later on. Looking to the future, Burwaaz, the

:57:25.:57:28.

blue and white colours, he has beaten the horses he was racing

:57:28.:57:32.

against and he is closing on the ones in front, but of course, they

:57:32.:57:36.

are too far out on the track from him to get competitive with?

:57:36.:57:40.

anybody who backed him can feel aggrieved because I think this

:57:40.:57:45.

fella, he will have another day. Yes, that's unfortunate. The luck

:57:45.:57:49.

of the draw. He is one to bear in mind when you see him on the track.

:57:49.:57:52.

Now look at that time so for all we have seen all all week is times

:57:52.:57:56.

that were faster than average. That was a shade over three seconds

:57:56.:58:04.

winner. Yes as did happen on the two-year-

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old race yesterday. The youngest horse in the race won the race. It

:58:10.:58:16.

was born on the 16th May. So he is only four weeks over his two-year-

:58:16.:58:20.

old birthday and he was the youngest horse in the whole race.

:58:20.:58:26.

So age doesn't mean anything, does it? If you are strong and, yes, I

:58:26.:58:31.

was quite impressed. Like Wayne Rooney, get on with it.

:58:31.:58:35.

I was impressed. Kevin Ryan has so many horses. He

:58:35.:58:40.

has a strong two-year-old team. I read somewhere he said, "This

:58:40.:58:44.

year, I have got a really good bunch of two-year-olds. The

:58:44.:58:47.

strongest I have ever had." You want to be following his two-year-

:58:47.:58:50.

olds. As it is Ladies' Day, all the

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trophy presenters today apart from the last race is women. Her Majesty,

:58:58.:59:08.
:59:08.:59:15.

the Queen, makes the presentation for the Gold Cup.

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The lady presenting this trophy, her family had lots of connection

:59:21.:59:31.
:59:31.:59:32.

with racing. The winning, this lady is

:59:32.:59:36.

representing the winning owner. Kevin Ryan will be coming forward

:59:36.:59:43.

indeed and Philip Makin. Tas lovely -- it is a lovely trophy that for

:59:43.:59:46.

the Norfolk. A round of applause from all of

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:59:56.:00:06.

those who appreciate the effort and Between 1945 and 1972, he was here.

:00:06.:00:11.

This is the Duke of Devonshire's last year. Johnny Wetherby taking

:00:11.:00:14.

over, as Her Majesty's representative for Ascot.

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Kevin Ryan having a good laugh there with Dame Rosalind. That will

:00:20.:00:25.

have put him in a good mood, a great start to the day. A fantastic

:00:25.:00:29.

day yesterday, the Prince of Wales's Stakes, but the plan

:00:29.:00:39.

doesn't always go to script. Seven runners in this race, a

:00:39.:00:43.

packed paddock, it's Group 1, top class. All looking forward to

:00:43.:00:50.

seeing So You Think, in the flesh. Something special. You've got to go

:00:50.:01:00.
:01:00.:01:01.

for the favourite. Put your house on it! Don't ignore this one, a

:01:01.:01:11.
:01:11.:01:17.

of Wales... So You Think is in the lead. The Aussie superstar going

:01:17.:01:26.

three lengths in front. A furlong left. A furlong and a half in front.

:01:26.:01:36.
:01:36.:01:51.

He's being worn down. So You Think gentlemen, to lose a house! We put

:01:51.:01:54.

our life and soul into the job in sport and this is what we are here

:01:55.:01:59.

for, to have this kind of finish. Great races like this one, full

:01:59.:02:03.

credit for a great team. Would you look to apologise to all those

:02:04.:02:09.

people who may just have lost their house. Buy a tent! Buy a tent or

:02:09.:02:14.

come and stay with Willie if you no longer have a house.

:02:14.:02:18.

Cold in that tent you know! sure it was. Dreadful advice from

:02:19.:02:23.

you. But, Frankie Dettori threw everything at his horse and too

:02:23.:02:26.

much because he struck the horse 24 times in the last two furlongs.

:02:26.:02:31.

bit too much, yes. But there's a lot of things at stake here, we are

:02:31.:02:35.

talking about Sheikh Mohammed who's spent so many, many, many millions

:02:35.:02:40.

on this game and, of course, this horse winning this race means a lot

:02:40.:02:44.

to them because we are talking tens of millions of pounds here. It's

:02:44.:02:48.

interesting because it wasn't a race that watching it was

:02:48.:02:52.

particularly, didn't stand out this, but when you watch it again and the

:02:53.:02:57.

numbers are what matter, as far as the guidelines are concerned, 13 is

:02:57.:03:00.

the recommended amount. That is the recommended maximum amount that you

:03:00.:03:05.

can hit a horse. He is actually only flicking, he is flicking, he's

:03:05.:03:08.

making contact, but the only contact of the stick is just at the

:03:08.:03:14.

very tip of the stick. That's a little tiny flick. Just there, he

:03:14.:03:21.

goes a little bit rat-a-at the-at the. Whereas when you contrast it

:03:21.:03:25.

with Ryan Moore, he's probably giving it a bit more. The team went

:03:25.:03:29.

out there to make this race a test of stamina, they should have gone

:03:29.:03:34.

to do a test of speed. They would have won then. Those are the

:03:34.:03:42.

guidelines. When you are riding, do you count? No. So if you can't

:03:42.:03:47.

count that many when you are riding and the adrenaline is flowing and

:03:47.:03:50.

the blood is up, and you are throwing everything at the line, or

:03:50.:03:56.

at the horse? We are driving in a Grand Prix race, imagine you are

:03:56.:04:02.

Lewis Hamilton. What does he do, you know. They take chances. You

:04:02.:04:09.

have to take chances to win these big races. You're employed and

:04:09.:04:12.

you're given, like Frankie Dettori, a big retainer, and they have to

:04:12.:04:16.

make stallions. Now, for me, Frankie Dettori, he's only doing

:04:16.:04:21.

his job. Now, the thing is, we don't always agree with the horses

:04:21.:04:24.

getting that. He wasn't beat up, that horse, he was getting flicked,

:04:24.:04:29.

but he got flicked too many times. But the guidelines have to be

:04:29.:04:35.

changed and give the jockeys a black-and-white... More discretion?

:04:35.:04:39.

Black-and-white. Make it black-and- white. How do you do that? They

:04:39.:04:43.

have to sit around a table. Would you recommend disqualification?

:04:43.:04:48.

no, I wouldn't do that. That is starting to hurt the punter. We

:04:48.:04:54.

don't want to do that. We only want to hurt the jockey for doing that,

:04:54.:04:58.

you know, he's riding the horse to the best of his ability, but if

:04:58.:05:02.

every jockey knows where their limit is... So would you bring the

:05:02.:05:08.

limit down so it's easier to register? Yes. Bring it down and

:05:08.:05:12.

say, you are only allowed to hit it six times and that's it, if you go

:05:12.:05:17.

over that, suspension, bang, no haves or buts or anything, that's

:05:17.:05:22.

it. Then you could actually go as far as to say, if you get suspended

:05:22.:05:29.

three times, you are not going to have a stick for three months.

:05:29.:05:38.

- three months, rather than nine races? Three months without a

:05:38.:05:42.

stick? Yes. Interesting idea and argument. To put the counter to

:05:42.:05:46.

your point that the punter would suffer, the punters who backed So

:05:46.:05:50.

You Think have suffered. Why? Because if Frankie hadn't hit the

:05:50.:05:54.

horse 24 times, you could argue he wouldn't have got there, in which

:05:54.:06:01.

case the punt, would have collected on So You Think. I won't go along

:06:01.:06:05.

with that, because you are trying to tell me, because he hit this

:06:05.:06:09.

horse, that was why he won. You are trying to tell me that the horse

:06:09.:06:13.

isn't... He's only helping the horse, keeping it going. You could

:06:13.:06:18.

see from two furlongs out that Frankie Dettori was inching. He was

:06:18.:06:22.

a great ride, you know. Ryan Moore's doing exactly the same

:06:22.:06:28.

thing. Look, boomf. Frankie is very quick, bang, bang, done this a few

:06:28.:06:33.

time on the run-in here. Seems that's why the numbers have toted

:06:33.:06:41.

up there. They're only goodlines, there's no rules about it. The

:06:41.:06:44.

guidelines say nine and Frankie went above those guidelines so, in

:06:44.:06:49.

other words, the stewards had him in and they watched the film and

:06:49.:06:52.

said that he should have a suspension. Would you say the

:06:52.:06:56.

system at the moment works? It's wrong. We'll discuss further in the

:06:56.:07:00.

programme and get a view from Jamie Steer, who is going to be in charge

:07:00.:07:06.

of the Steering group that meets in the autumn. He's from the British

:07:06.:07:10.

Horseracing Authority, also Kevin Darley representing the jockey's

:07:10.:07:13.

point of view and Head of The professional jockeys association.

:07:13.:07:18.

It's a very difficult subject, a difficult thing to get right and

:07:18.:07:21.

rediscussed this for about three hour this is morning and we all had

:07:21.:07:26.

different views and Rishi and Mick have views of their own. Mick and I

:07:26.:07:29.

were watching that again. Claire and Willie have differing views.

:07:29.:07:33.

Between the four of us this morning, we all had different views, but one

:07:33.:07:36.

thing worth pointing out is that there are so many things to

:07:36.:07:40.

consider, the welfare of the horse, the image of horse racing and also

:07:40.:07:43.

whether or not punters are getting a full value for money. We are

:07:43.:07:46.

looking at a race in the closing stages yesterday and talking about

:07:46.:07:52.

Frankie Dettori's broke tn guidelines and Ryan Moore hasn't.

:07:52.:07:56.

Frankie Dettori's kept the race, but I don't think anyone who's been

:07:56.:07:59.

following racing every day will have an arguen't with yesterday,

:07:59.:08:03.

the best horse won the race, what do you think? I think looking at it,

:08:03.:08:07.

Ryan Moore's done his best and if you asked him if he hit his horse

:08:07.:08:10.

nine more times, would the horse have won and the answer would be no.

:08:10.:08:14.

Exactly. The image that we have to portray is one that we care about

:08:14.:08:19.

the horse and sometimes people on the outside don't see that, but we

:08:19.:08:22.

do. What if Frankie Dettori hit his horse nine times less, would that

:08:22.:08:30.

have made a difference? We'll never know. Would we have not gotten to

:08:30.:08:34.

the bottom of the opponent's ability? It's an argument that

:08:34.:08:37.

raged on and on, three hours this morning! We have to find something

:08:37.:08:41.

that works, that is a deterrent to the jockeys when they cross the

:08:41.:08:45.

guidelines and something that is going to reward somebody who rides

:08:45.:08:52.

twn guidelines. Thing's where you've got to have the fine line --

:08:52.:08:58.

within the guidelines. On a lighter note, you can not think of ladies'

:08:58.:09:04.

day without this fine gentleman, Mr Stephen Jones who makes THE most

:09:04.:09:07.

fabulous hats. Thank you very much. You are showing here. Welcome to

:09:07.:09:11.

the BBC. Tell us about your spring summer collection? It's called

:09:12.:09:19.

Drifting & Dreaming, inspired by a British artist from 1930s and it's

:09:19.:09:23.

very beautiful hats, everything is very soft, soft colours, quite

:09:23.:09:27.

romantic too. How does it work with hats because we fashion, we see it

:09:27.:09:30.

changing and it hits the high street. With hats, it's a little

:09:30.:09:33.

slower, but you are making the trends really? Yes, it is slower

:09:33.:09:37.

and the thing is, you always have to suit the hat to your fashion,

:09:37.:09:41.

but also to your face. So people's faces don't change with fashion

:09:41.:09:46.

either so you have to have a little fascinator or a bigger brimmed hat

:09:46.:09:51.

or a hat to go for somebody with glasses, all sorts of things.

:09:51.:09:55.

Fashions do change. We are seeing a change this season already. Louis,

:09:55.:10:01.

we are seeing a lot of saucer hats this year? Yes. They're up away

:10:01.:10:06.

from the hair and so a lot of women who don't like to put their hair up,

:10:06.:10:10.

it suets them with their hair down as well. -- suitings them. There

:10:10.:10:14.

has to be a lot of consideration with the skin tone as well because

:10:14.:10:18.

it's so close to the face I imagine as well? Exactly. Often people will

:10:18.:10:22.

say, I'm wearing a pink dress so I want a pink hat, but nothing could

:10:22.:10:27.

be less flattering actually, so they need a neutral or black hat. F.

:10:27.:10:32.

If you had a lime hat, you yourself would look lime. I don't want to

:10:32.:10:36.

look lime. Talk us through some of your creations, fabulous pictures

:10:36.:10:41.

that we are just about to see. Just an absolute treat. Girls getting

:10:41.:10:48.

made up for the show there. This is a lovely hat made from ostrich

:10:48.:10:58.
:10:58.:10:59.

spines. This other little hat in waves of white grain. I love this

:10:59.:11:07.

one too, diamante horns. This is like a giant humbug. This was going

:11:07.:11:15.

on in the restaurant a few minutes ago. Super. Really interesting and

:11:15.:11:20.

floaty, as you say. You have also been involved in something with the

:11:20.:11:24.

British Fashion Council and with Ascot. Tell us about hedonism?

:11:24.:11:28.

started a couple of years ago by the British Fashion Council and

:11:28.:11:35.

it's for me to collect together some young miliners and promote

:11:35.:11:39.

them because Britain is considered as the hat capital of the world.

:11:39.:11:43.

can see some hats here. Tell us why these are so special. Lovely to see

:11:43.:11:49.

young British miliners here to too. This is a Noel Stuart. Noel went on

:11:49.:11:55.

holiday to Scotland an wanted to make a summer Tartan. You would

:11:55.:12:02.

have to wear more clothes than that in Scotland! P iz ers in the middle

:12:03.:12:11.

has made this fantastic golden apple -- pierce. This looks almost

:12:11.:12:18.

classic but beautifully made. Justin Smith. This coordinates

:12:18.:12:24.

soperfectly with this dress. Looks very Italian '50s somehow. They

:12:24.:12:28.

really are lovely. It's great to wear hats at Ascot in horse racing

:12:28.:12:31.

but it's lovely to wear hats at other events too. People aren't

:12:31.:12:35.

brave enough because people do look at you. Do you feel as though there

:12:35.:12:39.

is an explosion now and people are buying more hats? Completely,

:12:39.:12:41.

around the world. The Royal Wedding influenced so many people. In

:12:41.:12:45.

Britain we know about hats, but in America they don't, in Asia they

:12:45.:12:49.

don't, but suddenly, I was at a ball a few days after the Royal

:12:49.:12:51.

Wedding and everybody had evening hats on, it was fantastic, so

:12:52.:12:57.

Britain's leading the world. That's a good note to end on isn't it.

:12:58.:13:05.

Thank you, Stephen. Mick and I are now in a pretty wet

:13:05.:13:09.

paddock. We are surviving the rain. We are looking at horses ahead of

:13:09.:13:15.

the Ribblesdale Stake ps. Godolphin have the favourite. We were talking

:13:15.:13:20.

about the performance yesterday and Frankie Dettori being done for

:13:20.:13:24.

excessive use of the race. The owner said the horse came out of it

:13:25.:13:29.

fine and dandy, that shows that Frankie didn't harm the horse

:13:29.:13:35.

whatsoever. Let's talk about her mirbgs how does she look to you?

:13:35.:13:39.

There is no doubt about that -- about her, Mick. They have a great

:13:39.:13:43.

knack of getting horses back to form and maintaining that form. I'm

:13:43.:13:48.

sure they'll be hoping to carry on the good run after yesterday.

:13:48.:13:53.

the paddock, we have a look at Zain Al Boldan, just about to be ridden

:13:53.:13:59.

by Kieren Fallon. This is a horse who ran disappointingly at Epsom,

:13:59.:14:03.

but up until that point, she was extremely progressive, doing better

:14:03.:14:08.

with every run? She was so impressive in the trial at

:14:08.:14:11.

Lingfield. A reasonable field, but didn't have the run of the race at

:14:11.:14:16.

Epsom. Held up at the back off a slow pace. When Johnny Murtagh

:14:16.:14:21.

quickened the place, she was caught out and finished like a train. Mick

:14:21.:14:26.

Shannon will be hopeful she'll run better today. Henry Cecil had a

:14:27.:14:33.

winner with Frankel on Tuesday. He has a runner here, a white face and

:14:33.:14:38.

four white socks, it's unusual to see that, but she's a filly who has

:14:38.:14:45.

to bounce back from a disappointing run, Arizona Jewel? Yes, just a

:14:45.:14:50.

little on her toes and taken out nice and quietly. When you see a

:14:50.:14:55.

horse come out last, it's deliberate to keep the horse nice

:14:55.:14:58.

and calm. It was an excuse at the end of the race that she was in

:14:58.:15:03.

season, that was the excuse for why she didn't run well last time?

:15:03.:15:06.

a bit like a dog when it gets in heat, it's not concentrating on

:15:06.:15:15.

what it should be. Maybe she's getting a chance to show her best.

:15:15.:15:21.

I hope Zain Al Boldan wins for Mick Shannon, I went to see him and he

:15:21.:15:26.

was hopeful, so I hope she runs well for him. It's 13 days since

:15:26.:15:32.

the Oaks and they often call this the Ascot Oaks, a mile and a half.

:15:32.:15:39.

Only one filly coming from Epsom to run today though, Zain Al Boldan. I

:15:39.:15:43.

give her a real chance here provided she handles these

:15:43.:15:53.
:15:53.:15:53.

Apology for the loss of subtitles for 182 seconds

:15:53.:16:33.

conditions. The runners and riders King George. They're running

:16:33.:16:37.

downhill here all the time until they retch Swindley Bottom. Then

:16:37.:16:41.

they have a sharp right hander. Six-and-a-half furlongs to go.

:16:41.:16:45.

Uphill all the way then. It's a real test of a horse. Into the home

:16:45.:16:49.

straight and then it's a real stamina-sapping run right to the

:16:49.:16:59.
:16:59.:17:01.

line. A mile and a happen, the Ribblesdale Stakes.

:17:01.:17:11.
:17:11.:17:24.

weak betting market here. Can't give you any big bets. This morning,

:17:24.:17:28.

15,000 each way, the top one, Arizona Jewel, at 14-1 but other

:17:29.:17:34.

than that, nothing at all. This morning, the money, Arizona Jewel.

:17:34.:17:38.

This though is our favourite, Rumh and Frankie Dettori just coming out

:17:38.:17:42.

on to the course a few moments ago. The reason she's favourite, it's a

:17:42.:17:48.

combination of form. She won a week ago. It's because of Frankie, who

:17:48.:17:55.

you can see here and appreciate his horsemanship and balance. And it's

:17:55.:18:00.

the record of Saeed bin Suroor, this would be his sixth success.

:18:00.:18:05.

The other thing it shows you is her muscle definition and her tongue

:18:05.:18:09.

which is over the bit. Frankie didn't want to go that way, but

:18:09.:18:13.

he's getting taken. He's going the right way to the start, which is a

:18:14.:18:18.

good thing, but they are supposed to do a bit of a parade beforehand.

:18:18.:18:28.
:18:28.:18:30.

She looks pretty relaxed there now. She's a nice, big lengthy filly by

:18:30.:18:35.

Munson. He gets horses that stay very well and I would imagine the

:18:35.:18:40.

rain will not hinder her in any way. She's coming off the back of a very

:18:40.:18:50.
:18:50.:18:59.

good run of a listed race at Newbury. She won in good style.

:18:59.:19:04.

Banimpire has a round tummy. She's a strong little barrel things.

:19:04.:19:11.

She's got a tummy there, yes, but possibly it's the way she's made

:19:11.:19:15.

and... She's run plenty of time this is year, won't be lacking for

:19:15.:19:20.

fitness? She's taken her racing well. You see that strip going down

:19:20.:19:25.

the side, the padded strips with the leather. That's where, in the

:19:25.:19:30.

stalls, there is an area where jockeys can stand off about three

:19:30.:19:34.

foot high from the ground and sometimes the horses don't like

:19:34.:19:38.

touching them. Kieren Fallon gets to ride on Zain

:19:38.:19:42.

Al Boldan who ran disappointingly in the Oaks. She's tiny. She had

:19:42.:19:46.

her tail absolutely clamped in, trying to protect her bottom from

:19:46.:19:50.

the win and rain, she wasn't enjoying it. It's stopped raining

:19:50.:19:53.

now. Kieren Fallon, there was a lot of reaction to the interview he

:19:53.:19:57.

gave us yesterday and the fact that he's made it up with the owners,

:19:57.:20:00.

native Khan, but George Osborney Murtagh's been booked to ride that

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horse in the Irish Derby. That's where we'll see that combination

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next. Zain Al Boldan has a chance in this. Reports after from the

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Jockies after the first race, some saying the ground is soft, some

:20:16.:20:20.

saying good-to-soft. It's stopped raining now and Rumh is going

:20:20.:20:30.
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forward with the others. A good punch of fillies. Banimpire and

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Rumh Banimpire clear favourite in fact.

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Kieren Fallon coming forward now on Zain Al Boldan. This filly was very

:20:42.:20:47.

impressive at Lingfield and ran no race at Epsom. She didn't have a

:20:47.:20:56.

chance. He's won these stakes before. Ready for the Ribblesdale

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and they're racing and Sunday Bess first to begin down the inside,

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going fast too, Make My Heart Sing, hugging the rail. Wider out is Rumh

:21:07.:21:12.

with the nose band. Musharakaat is there as well. Widest in the yellow

:21:13.:21:17.

cap. Field Of Miracles wider still in the red, white and blue of

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Cheveley Park. Creme Anglaise. Arizona Jewel. Down hill toward the

:21:25.:21:31.

mile now. Cosing over Field Of Miracles. -- crossing over.

:21:31.:21:40.

Musharakaat. Make My Heart Sing. Creme Anglaise. Highest. Arizona

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Jewel. On her inside, Banimpire, hugging the rail. In the centre is

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Rumh. Further back in the field, Look At Me. Second last at this

:21:52.:22:00.

stage or third last, Look At Me. Dorcas Lane back. The pace is good

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and set by Field Of Miracles as they come out of Swindley Bottom.

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Leads by a length and a half. From up there on the inside at this

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point, Sunday Bess and Musharakaat. Creme Anglaise and Make My Heart

:22:15.:22:24.

Sing. Highest is very wide. Rumh out wider. The Royal blue colours

:22:24.:22:28.

of Godolphin. Toward the half mile now. Field Of Miracles from

:22:28.:22:33.

Musharakaat and Highest deepest of all. Behind them, Creme Anglaise,

:22:33.:22:39.

coming under pressure, Rumh as well. Followed by Banimpire. Sunday Bess

:22:39.:22:44.

has gone. Followed by Look At Me. Dorcas Lane, Arizona Jewel is well

:22:44.:22:48.

back. Zain Al Boldan an eight length start. Into the home

:22:48.:22:55.

straight. Field Of Miracles the leader. Leads by two lengths to

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Rumh giving chase. Banimpire putting in the giant strides now.

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They're well clear and Dorcas Lane running a big race. Field Of

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Miracles slipped away. Two-and-a- half lengths clear of Banimpire. A

:23:08.:23:12.

long gap to Dorcas Lane and further back, Look At Me. Up there with a

:23:12.:23:18.

furlong and a half to go, it's Field Of Miracles, the danger is

:23:18.:23:26.

Banimpire, inch by inch getting there. Half a furlong to go. Field

:23:26.:23:30.

Of Miracles. Banimpire on the outside get ahead. Field Of

:23:30.:23:37.

Miracles coming back, but Banimpire just getting it in a close photo

:23:37.:23:42.

from Field Of Miracles on the inside. In third, Dorcas Lane,

:23:42.:23:51.

followed by Look At Me. Then Zain Al Boldan from Rumh. Musharakaat

:23:51.:23:57.

next. Make My Heart Sing. Arizona Jewel. Behind them is Creme

:23:57.:24:03.

Anglaise. Here it is. This is unofficial, don't forget, but

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Banimpire on the evidence of that has got there by about a half head,

:24:07.:24:12.

a short head that will be officially. So Banimpire is the

:24:12.:24:17.

winner from Field Of Miracles, but we'll wait for the judge. In third

:24:17.:24:25.

is Dorcas Lane, in fourth, Look At Me. In fifth, we see Zain Al Boldan

:24:25.:24:31.

who gave them too big a start again today. Rumh is behind them. Look at

:24:31.:24:36.

how far there is between each horse. There's the official photo.

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Banimpire has won it for Jim Bolger, Jackie Bolger and also Kevin

:24:41.:24:51.
:24:51.:24:52.

Manning. There she is, this filly, as we wait for the official

:24:52.:24:56.

announcement. It is official. It has been called, Banimpire is the

:24:56.:25:01.

winner, and that is this filly's fifth win of the season. What a

:25:01.:25:06.

performance, what a trainer this man is.

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This was an exceptional race to watch because Richard Hughes judged

:25:09.:25:13.

the pace so well in front on Field Of Miracles, he had everybody else

:25:13.:25:18.

at it, turning for home. You will have seen Kevin Manning on the head

:25:18.:25:21.

shot, pulled down a set of goggles to leave himself clear with the

:25:21.:25:26.

next set and he sets off here in pursuit of Field Of Miracles. He's

:25:26.:25:32.

got three, four lengths to make up and starts closing down the leader,

:25:32.:25:36.

closing down with every stride and gets in front, goes about a neck up

:25:36.:25:40.

and then, Richard Hughes's filly, Field Of Miracles, fights back at

:25:40.:25:44.

Banimpire. It really is a good finish here, Willie. People were

:25:45.:25:49.

screaming and shouting. Both horses were supported, but it's the

:25:49.:25:53.

favourite that a lot of people piled in on. Jim Bolger, successful

:25:53.:25:58.

again and, my gosh, haven't they got an awful lot of well bred

:25:58.:26:04.

horses now? They have. She comes back a bit again. Right on the line,

:26:04.:26:13.

a mile and a half race. This rain we had this morning's made... "come

:26:13.:26:19.

on Kevin" she's saying! Look how cool Jim is, he doesn't say a word,

:26:19.:26:24.

his expression doesn't change at all. Great to have a winner here at

:26:24.:26:28.

Ascot. The sixth Royal Ascot win. The interesting thing, you said

:26:28.:26:33.

she's got a bit of a tummy. You know when she last ran, don't you,

:26:33.:26:39.

four days ago on Sunday at Cork. Amazing. She must take her racing

:26:39.:26:43.

well because she doesn't look like a filly who's run up light or

:26:43.:26:47.

anything. Had a hard time, well a busy time. But, as you can see

:26:47.:26:50.

there, it doesn't make any difference. She's still ran all the

:26:50.:26:57.

way to the line. I think possibly Richard Hughes was just getting a

:26:57.:27:01.

bit extra near the finish, might have saved that little bit because

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he came back. He's only beaten her by a short head. This filly,

:27:07.:27:14.

they've got to be willing partners on the ground. Are you looking at

:27:14.:27:18.

the stick? Looking at Kevin Manning and the position because there are

:27:18.:27:21.

lots of rules, not just frequency and force, but where you hit the

:27:22.:27:29.

horse as well. That's because the rules are, or the guidelines say,

:27:29.:27:32.

you mustn't lift your arm above shoulder height and this's totally

:27:32.:27:35.

wrong, you should be able to get your arm up high and hit the horse

:27:36.:27:38.

on the top of the rump where it doesn't hurt them. They're hitting

:27:38.:27:43.

it in the softest part of the whole body, it's the rules or the

:27:43.:27:51.

guidelines which are wrong. So Kevin Manning coming back here

:27:51.:28:01.
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after winning this Ribblesdale Kevin Manning can look forward to a

:28:06.:28:15.

good day tomorrow as well. They have Tio Lane in the Abbany Stakes.

:28:15.:28:23.

Also, they have Clive soch olish in the Coronation Stakes -- Solish.

:28:23.:28:31.

Look at the time as well, 2.37.06, that's over ten seconds outside the

:28:31.:28:38.

record. Sot it has got into the ground, no doubt about that. The

:28:38.:28:43.

distances are a short head and seven lengths and Banimpire, she's

:28:43.:28:49.

a really good filly, no doubt about that. Jim Bolger and Jackie Bolger

:28:49.:28:59.
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there. And there we see this filly. The filly will no doubt be visiting

:29:03.:29:11.

one of the stallions in which Jim has nominations. A couple of really

:29:11.:29:18.

good ones recently that have gone to stud. Both sold to Sheikh

:29:18.:29:22.

Mohammed's Darley operation. But there is the winner of the

:29:22.:29:32.
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Ribblesdale Stakes. We'll check the are about half hour away from the

:29:41.:29:47.

Gold Cup and the big boys will come out to play here on Fame And Glory.

:29:47.:29:51.

This horse could start less than 2- 1 there'll be fortunes for Fame And

:29:51.:29:58.

Glory, half hour to go to the biggie, the gold cup, can't wait.

:29:58.:30:05.

Jim Bolger, the winning trairn is with me. Four days ago she won her

:30:05.:30:10.

Group. -- the winning trainer. What were the signs that showed you she

:30:10.:30:18.

was ready for Ascot? After she won at Cork, that was the plan. We used

:30:19.:30:23.

Cork instead of giving her a blow- out at home. I've done it before

:30:23.:30:27.

and done it successfully. All she does anyway is eat and sleep so the

:30:28.:30:32.

only time she exerts herself is on a racecourse.

:30:32.:30:35.

She stays very well. The way the race unfolded with a strong gallop

:30:35.:30:40.

in that ground has worked in her favour, I presume? Not really with

:30:40.:30:44.

the preferred good ground, she didn't handle it too well but got

:30:44.:30:47.

there any way. She's very courageous and gutsy and stuck at

:30:47.:30:52.

it. Have you a long-term plan? we have, yes, probably find her

:30:53.:30:58.

racing between now and the Irish Oaks. After that, we might do what

:30:58.:31:05.

the French do, give her a break and have her back for the race at

:31:05.:31:12.

Longchamp. The winning jockey alongside us. Kevin, has to be a

:31:12.:31:16.

toughilyy -- tough filly to do what she did today? Very tough and

:31:16.:31:19.

improving all the time. The ground maybe wasn't ideal for her. I

:31:19.:31:24.

travelled well and asked her to quick foreign the home straight.

:31:24.:31:28.

She usually shows me more turn of foot, but the ground, she wasn't as

:31:28.:31:33.

effective on it. Did you think it would be hard to peg back? The turn

:31:33.:31:36.

of foot she has, I thought she would pick up and I didn't pick up

:31:36.:31:41.

as well as I thought. I put it down to the ground. Can you describe the

:31:41.:31:47.

ground? I thought it was loose, riding slow. I thought down the

:31:47.:31:51.

back and across the bottom, before the turn in, I thought it was

:31:51.:32:01.
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Stakes. To start with a couple didn't really go. Here is Richard

:32:02.:32:06.

Hughes. You will see he goes around the outside. He is trying to get

:32:06.:32:11.

into position, but the Abdulla horse, they never were really at

:32:11.:32:15.

the races today. They made hard work of it. Arizona

:32:15.:32:19.

Jewel was never at the race. Tom Queally off the bridle from the

:32:19.:32:23.

minute he jumped off. Early on there, is, about a furlong

:32:23.:32:29.

into it. The the winner you will see in the white jacket and she is

:32:29.:32:33.

about to get snatched up. She is there. This is only about 15

:32:33.:32:36.

seconds on into the race and we will see this is when they get

:32:36.:32:41.

position and she gets badly hampered? Yes, she does and Kevin

:32:41.:32:45.

Manning is an old hand at this. He is a very experienced rider, he

:32:45.:32:48.

knew to sit and wait for the gap to say appear.

:32:48.:32:54.

-- gap to say appear. We will have a look at Kevin. This

:32:54.:32:57.

is where he decides to come out to the right. At this stage, it is

:32:57.:33:00.

softer ground. A few of these will come back and start to get tired

:33:00.:33:03.

and if you are going well, you don't want to be behind the beaten

:33:03.:33:08.

horses? Especially when the ground ground gets soft. You will use up a

:33:08.:33:12.

lot of energy trying to get to these horses. He wanted to make it

:33:12.:33:17.

as smooth as possible and that's what he has done.

:33:17.:33:20.

She has only won by a margin, but he sees that the gap comes between

:33:21.:33:24.

the red and the blue ones and saving ground is what it is about

:33:24.:33:27.

and that's what makes the difference between coming second in

:33:27.:33:31.

the big races and winning, isn't it? When you win by a short head

:33:32.:33:34.

that's the difference between winning and losing.

:33:34.:33:39.

So that's how he did it. Look at the time. A lot slower. Richard

:33:39.:33:49.
:33:49.:33:53.

Hughes set the pace to his own to the Gold Cup and we will give

:33:53.:33:59.

you the full build-up to this over on BBC Two. This is Fame And Glory,

:33:59.:34:05.

trained by Aidan O'Brien. John McCain ji Spencer will be -- Jamie

:34:05.:34:08.

Spencer will be riding this horse. This is their big new staying hope

:34:08.:34:12.

and we will find out whether Aidan can have his second winner of the

:34:12.:34:18.

week. We have just had the one so far with Power and three runners-up

:34:18.:34:23.

Clare Balding and Willie Carson present the highlight of Royal Ascot, Ladies' Day. The biggest crowd of the week will be at Ascot to witness the day's feature race, The Gold Cup, with other races at 2.30pm and 3.05pm. Clare and Willie are joined by Rishi Persad, Ian Bartlett, Kevin Darley, Jim McGrath, John Parrot and Gary Wiltshire. Suzi Perry is out and about taking a look at the latest fashion.


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