Day 3, Part 2 Racing: Royal Ascot


Day 3, Part 2

Clare Balding presents coverage of Royal Ascot, including the feature race, The Gold Cup, at 3.45pm.


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rang coming around the leaders. Field of Miracles.

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We have seen success so far in the Ribble deal's stake.

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The presentation was made by a model, who has been on the front

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cover of voyage and is the face of channel. Or was the face of it.

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The winning owner. Jim Bolger on the left. They have a

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huge breeding operation. I don't want to be crash in mentioning

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money, but -- cras in mentioning money. They bred the winner of the

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Derby a few years ago. They sold him to Sheik Mohammed.

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He gave him as a present. He must have made millions out of breeding.

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Yoz you say, we mustn't talk about money. He has made wagons loads.

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Here is Fame And Glory. He was such a classy horse as a two and three

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year old. It is interesting that they have picked him to follow in

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the footsteps of Yates. He will try and be their staying champion.

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Don't forget Yates won the coronation cup before he went on to

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a cup campaign in marathon distances. Fame And Glory won the

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Coronation Cup last year. It is a good precursor to a career in long-

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distance races. Aidan O'Brien, he was criticising himself saying he

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thought he had left So You Think undercooked.

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If he stays, he wibs. -- wins. Joining me is Catherine

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Elizabeth, who is currently making a hat for us, live on the BBC. How

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is it going? Very good. So far we have all the feathers together. I

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have stripped them and curled them into this section. That big ostrich

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feather you saw earlier on. We have curled that around. The pheasant

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feather also. We have the other pheasant feathers too. A Guinea

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foul feather on the top. The clock is ticking. Some lovely ladies. You

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will have seen Paula before over the years. Always you dress so

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beautifully for Ascot. How tricky is it? Normally a last-minute thing

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for me. This year, more organised. I managed to pick out my outfit in

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the January season. What are you wearing? I am wearing Wren Scot on

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the bottom and a Stephen Jones hat. And then are you girls friends

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together? No. We just met. Talk us through what you are wearing? A far

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dire Freeman hat. Are you happy with the weather?

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has stopped raining. How can you not enjoy a day like today?

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Who is here? What I want to say is these ladies are my cup of tea. Not

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only has she used the hat to her advantage, but it is that marriage

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of hair. When you wear hats it is important to bring it up, show off

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that beautiful swan-like neck line. If you wear a hat and have long

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hair you should always wear your hair up and off your face? I would

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advise that. It brings out the hat. You have short bobbed hair. It is

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showing that feature. If you have long hair, my advice is sweep it

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down, maybe to one side. It gives that lovely photographic silhouette.

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That is really important as well. There are lots of tips I could

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spend on it. We are only here for a short time. The girls look spot-on.

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These feathers. We have seen quite a few fantastic feathers. It is

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actually burnt ostrich feather. You can do a technique where you dye

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them and do acid burning as well. They are great. These originate

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from the ostrich from Africa. You have many things to do. You can

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strip them back and have that lovely quill. You can do this

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effect. I think it is great. It gives a lovely shroud. It works

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beautifully. Continue to enjoy your wonderful Ascot day. See you later.

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Just being saddled up is Blue Bajan. His trainer David O 'Meara there.

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He is bidding to be the first 13- year-old since 1902.

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-- first winner of the race. We are at the stables at the foot

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of the North Yorkshire Moors. Having a look at one of racing's

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seasoned campaigners, Blue Bajan. Can his trainer and his young rider

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master mind Gold Cup success? You have a really great

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relationship with Danny. You've had a terrific year. How do you think

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Danny will handle the big day? problem. Danny's more competent.

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He's a good jockey. He knows the horse. He has huge confidence. No

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problems at all. We have the right man on board. Blue Bajan - what is

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he like as a horse to ride? He's a great ride. He's a nine-year-old.

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He does not feel that at all. Big baby. It feels like he's ready to

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David has a new lifeline since coming here. He seems to be

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improving. After more than a year out with a tendon injury Blue Bajan

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followed up to six nth the Chester Cup and second in the Yorkshire Cup

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with a career win in the stakes last month. He was going three

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furlongs out. Probably could have done with

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something taking a bit fuller. I got there too soon really. It must

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have been pleasing to see him quicken away from his field then?

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It was. I think the two-and-a-half mile at Ascot will suit him better.

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He's one horse in the race that is guaranteed to stay. Does he have a

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preference to ground? It was soft that day at Sandown. If it is soft

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at Ascot, then it would not be a problem. Maybe better, if anything.

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The opposition in the race, obviously you have beaten one or

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two of the races -- horses in there? Fame And Glory could be the

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next Yates. Then you have Duncan, who beat us half a length at York.

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I would not be afraid to take Duncan on again. Then you have

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Holiday For Kitten, who started up there as third favourite, who --

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then we have Holberg, what started up there as third favourite.

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What is he like in the yard, Blue Bajan? He's a lovely horse. He

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mingles in the background. He makes a big impact. He's easy to deal

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with. Everyone gets on with him. He's a pleasure to have. How would

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it feel to you, as a trainer, to get hold of that Ascot Gold Cup?

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often wanted to win, I thought it would be the Cheltenham. That would

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be fantastic. It would be great for the owners. They've bred this horse,

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I mean, they love him to bits. It would be great for them. The Gold

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Cup. Do you dare to dream you would win the race? Not really. I cannot

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sleep at nights already. That would just be an amazing feeling.

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You know, every jockey wants to have a Group One winner at Royal

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Ascot. This is my chance. I might not get another chance like

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this again. I think I've got a great ride in the race and I

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wouldn't swap him for anything. What a great opportunity it is.

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Here he is, Blue Bajan. This is the day itself.

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He's been saddled there by David O 'Meara.

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Danny Tudhope, there he is. He's looking forward to the biggest ride

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of his career. What a moment for him! I am joined by Mick fits

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Gerald who will look at this -- Fitzgerald.

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He looks relaxed. He must have run this race through his mind millions

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of times. He would have done that. When you are a young jockey, to

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have a big ride in a big race, there is no bigger than the Gold

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Cup. For him it will be a dream come true. We have a horse in here

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who is a class horse, Fame And Glory. Yates did it. He was a

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favourite for the Derby. He has been runner up in a Derby, a

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Coronation Cup winner. Stamina has to kick in today, doesn't it?

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does have to kick in. He has a great man on his back, Jamie

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Spencer. We will look at this in more detail

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later on. Here's the course. We take off. Two-and-a-half miles.

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Up to the judge. You see the big Grandstand on the left there as

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they come up. Then they swing sharply right-handed and a mile-

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and-a-half to go. You can almost let them free-wheel. This is where

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he said the ground was at the worst. It will take a good one to get home

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here. Jamie will hope Fame And Glory has plenty up his sleeve.

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it's come. I have seen some gambles in my time. I've been part of one

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of them. This could be the biggest gamble ever. I said they would take

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2-1. 13-8 has gone. It is 6-4. The way they're going this could start

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even money. There is fortunes for this horse. I have never seen money

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like this in my life for one horse at Royal Ascot.

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Willie and I are having a look at the horses in the paddock. Fame And

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Glory. I just mention briefly that Aidan O'Brien thought he could have

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made him fitter. I don't think there is any doubt that this horse

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will be as fit as he can get him today. He's had a couple of runs

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this season and the fact this is going to be a truly exacting test

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of his stamina. It is a true test of stamina because of the rain, it

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confirmed front-runner. He likes soft ground. He will go his own

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pace. It will make a test for everything in the race. Now Fame

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And Glory, he is a horse with tremendous class.

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A Coronation Stakes.... Coronation Cup., Cup - sorry.

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He ran a tremendous race in the Arc last year. The reason he is running

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in the Gold Cup is they have so many good mile and a half horses at

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ballly doil. I would like to -- Ballydoyle.

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I would like to point this one out. Opinion Poll. He is a full horse.

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You know, he's a five year old. Smallish horse. Very compact. I

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don't think you should look for so much muscle in a two-and-a-half

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mile race. He used to be with Michael Jarvis. What he needs is

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soft ground. He'll get it today. Definitely. You don't think he has

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a big chance? I'm not saying anything. You're the one that's

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giving him a big chance. I would rather prefer others instead.

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else? Fame And Glory is a class horse in the race. And of course

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you have Kasbah Bliss. He has been around the world a bit. He is a

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gelding.... A big hurdler? He has run at Cheltenham. His stamina - he

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will stay. That is what you have to do today, you have to stay the trip.

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Let's have a wander around this packed paddock. It is a big field

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for this Gold Cup. Kieran Fallon talking here.

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Just over here, this is not relevant to this race, but just, I

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know you'll be interested if you are watching, Elizabeth Hurley,

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getting a kiss there. She has a share in a thorough bred horse

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running later. Down here in the Gold Cup, because I imagine she

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wants to get a look at the runners. The Ballydoyle camp over here. It

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is interesting that the owners who have bought into this horse, again

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we saw them in the royal procession earlier. Gorge Middleton talking to

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Georgina Andrews. We will cut through. If I can find

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Bliss. Used to be a long-distance hurdler, now is restricted to

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running on the flat. He's a very good horse. Soft ground.

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He has got form on ground which has soft in it. I wonder if.... Are you

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happy with everything with Kasbah Bliss? I'm happy with preparation

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and happy with the morale of the horse. Not quite happy about your

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English weather! I would have done without it. The horse has got a

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chance like everyone. He's a hard fighter. He's a superstar. He's

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nine years old now. On the ground, I tell you some people who are

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unhappy about it, Judy The Beauty, fancied for tomorrow, she has been

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taken out because of the ground having turned to the soft side.

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Another non-runner is Hinchin. We have happened upon the Fame And

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Glory team. Jamie Spencer, who has a contract to ride the horses

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ridden by this lady here. How did you enjoy the royal procession?

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want to do it again! I suspect you and your husband, you would like to

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win the Gold Cup? I hope so. I pray to God. I hope so.

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Jim, explain to me, if you don't mind, Fame And Glory, whose

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decision was it to start to test him out on longer distances? Aidan,

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Derek Smith. The whole team, the whole team. We are lucky to be a

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big part of it. It is an interesting new adventure for you?

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The Ascot Gold Cup. It is the dream race to be in. We think we've the

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right horse to do it. We wish you well as well. He is a hot favourite.

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You look fantastic. That is a stunning hat. She says she would

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love to do the royal procession all over again, given the chance.

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Everybody looks terribly smart. You do see the best outfits here. This

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fella here, just explain Mr Ward how many horses you train at home

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in Ireland and the set-up you have there? I have four horses in

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training. I have a restricted license. It allows me four horses.

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I mainly am a sheep farmerer. I keep a lot of sheep.

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We enjoy our horses. She won here last year. Wants to come back for a

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race of this calibre. There's little staying handicaps in Ireland.

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We are looking at Fictional Account. Your filly now. You have run her at

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Ascot. She does not like the travelling much. She's a bad

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traveller. We -- actually she travelled well this year. Travel is

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not my worry today. The worry today is the ground will be dead, you

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know. We'll take our chance. If she runs like the way she ran in

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Leopardstown she should be all right. She is owned by a sinty date.

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Here they all are. This is -- syndicate. Here they are all. How

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much would it mean for her to put up a big performance today? Such a

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small stable. A small syndicate. It would mean everything to us. It is

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a great pleasure to be here. We hope, the weather has turned bad

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for us. If she's in the first four, we'll be very happy. I am happy

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with the tie, which co-ordinates with your colours. Deliberate, I

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assume. I had to go to Sweden to get this Thai. Did you? Couldn't --

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to get this tie. Did you? Couldn't get it in England or

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Ireland. The best of luck to the Fictional Account. It is one of

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those stories you normally only hear in a book of faction. A guy

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with 300 sheep. Four horses. Friends and families who help out,

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has a horse in the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. We have just watched

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Tastahil. I thought you said it's an old

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man's ride. It is, isn't it. He's a lovely horse. He's coming in great

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form N summary, which are the horses in the paddock you like?

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Tastahil is one. He looked really relaxed. Of course we know he'll

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like the ground. He likes the distapbsz. He's unfortunately a --

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distance. He's unfortunately a front-runner. Fame And Glory, he

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looks a fantastic, you know, horse. Here we go for the Mr Raid -- for

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the parade for the Gold Cup. The parade is led by Aaim To Prosper.

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The horse's owner came over and said "We hope he runs well." Then

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we have Askar Tau. A very Lean jockey on board. He won here in

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April. Then we have Blue Bajan. You know all about him if you saw the

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feature. This horse, second in the Yorkshire

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Cup, behind Duncan. Here is Duncan n the pink colours.

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William Buick on board. He's never been on a trip as far as this. He's

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talented. He has his own ideas about racing. William will need to

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be at his coaxing best. He likes it here at Ascot. 8-11. Fame And Glory.

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Class, class, class. He's a four- time Group One winner. He yet could

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be in the mould of Yates. This horsz, Geordieland was third to him

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once. It will be the training performance of the lifetime if he

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could get Geordieland to win the Gold Cup. Then we have Holberg, who

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won the Queen's vase at this meeting in 2009. Now in with the

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Godolphin camp. Then Kasbah Bliss. You heard that the owner didn't

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like the English weather. You know he will stay. He has a turn of foot.

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Manighar. Kieran Fallon fancies the chances of this horse. He will let

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him canter on down. Opinion Poll, a lot of money for this horse this

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morning when the rain was falling. Then we have Tastahil, who won the

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jockey cup at Newmarket. That's Fictional Account. That's Motrice.

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The only one we didn't really see revolve around whether Fame And

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Glory will prove as effective over today's marathon trip of two-and-a-

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half miles as he has over a mile shorter. The rest will struggle to

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lower his colours. It's a competitive race. The trip is an

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unknown. We will not know until he gets into that last six furlongs

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whether he'll stay or not. He's a lovely horse to ride. Really

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looking forward it to. If he doesn't then Blue Bajan could take

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advantage. This nine-year-old seemed better than ever when

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winning at Sandown last time around and could give his trainer a dream

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day with his second Royal Ascot winner. Duncan defeated Blue Bajan

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at York. The question mark over this six year old, is Fame And

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Glory, will he see out today's distance, especially given the

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conditions will be tougher now there's been some rain. He's got

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good speed for a horse that stays, as we know, as -- so far. Whether

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he'll get the last four furlongs is another thing. Holberg is the

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choice of Frankie Dettori. He won the Queen's vase here at the Royal

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Meeting two years ago. The fact the going has eased is a negative.

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There is a positive for Dettori's rejected runner Opinion Poll.

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Formally smart in his native France Manighar has yet to win a race in

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Britain. He ran a series of good races last year. He was not far

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behind Duncan last month at York. He beat me by a short head. On that

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occasion he got first run at me. I think I would have beaten him. He

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went on to win the Melbourne Cup. Tastahil was well beaten in this 12

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months ago but comes into the race on the back of one of his best ever

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runs. He is expected to do better this time around. And there's the

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old favourite Kasbah Bliss. He is not as potent as he was once at the

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age of nine. But he is still capable of smart form and should

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enjoy the moisture in the ground. Fame And Glory is the top-rated

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horse in this. The equation seems simple e,, if he stays, he wins,

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but we know, nothing is that simple. So Fame And Glory, all in the ring

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Richard Power here on the boards. Richard, the favourite, Fame And

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Glory. You were the biggest price this morning. You are the father of

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Paddy Power. Have you ever seen a gamble like this? It has been huge.

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It went 9-4 on track here. They have taken every price. Every price

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down to 5-4. The other side of me I have Geoff Banks, you will remember

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his father. 11-8 is favourite. You have laid it at 2-16789 you are

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still going top of the shop, why? will need a blood transfusion if

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this wins. Ladbrokes cannot stop backing this horse. 2-1. 13-8. 6-4.

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Now 11-8. It has not stopped. That's Geoff Banks there. He's a

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brave, brave man. He really is. Here's the Gold Cup. The oldest

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race here. 1807 it was first run. It has a special run in people's

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affections because of the distance and because of the type of horses

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we get. This was stand out Fame And Glory in the paddock. He is such a

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handsome horse. He is venturing in the unknown here. We have seen

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classy horses coming here before and doing it. So long as he relaxes

:26:20.:26:26.

and switches off. He has the class and, the distance, well the soft

:26:26.:26:31.

ground will be the biggest danger to him. That would drag on his

:26:31.:26:36.

stamina. Although he likes the ground, but it is a long two-and-a-

:26:36.:26:42.

half miles. He just needs to switch off. That's the... That's

:26:42.:26:48.

Geordieland going in. Richard Hughes there. A really good...

:26:48.:26:55.

There's Blue Bajan. Ran a hell of a race at Sandown. Fame And Glory

:26:55.:27:03.

will obviously be a big story, The Betchworth Kid could be the second

:27:03.:27:13.
:27:13.:27:19.

Is this horse, Fame And Glory another Yates? We will soon find

:27:19.:27:23.

out. They are racing in the Gold Cup. On

:27:23.:27:27.

the inside Fame And Glory began best of all. Still reigned in. Down

:27:27.:27:32.

near the inside Holberg going on from Manighar. Here is Tastahil,

:27:32.:27:36.

wider out with the big wide face is going to take it out. The

:27:36.:27:41.

Betchworth Kid is further back in the field. They settle into stride

:27:41.:27:46.

now. They race up the home straight. Aaim To Prosper, looming up on the

:27:46.:27:50.

inside has gone up to join Tastahil. Tastahil from Aaim To Prosper and

:27:50.:27:56.

tucked in behind them is Holberg in the blue jacket of Godolphin.

:27:56.:28:03.

Tucked away behind Holberg is Fame And Glory. Duncan on his outside,

:28:03.:28:07.

Askar Tau. They continue their journey up the home straight on the

:28:07.:28:13.

first occasion. Kasbah Bliss is tucked awhich on the inside fence.

:28:13.:28:17.

Followed by Brigantin. Motrice on the outside of Blue Bajan. Opinion

:28:17.:28:22.

Poll, with the white cap. Further back Geordieland in company with

:28:22.:28:25.

Fictional Account. Last is The Betchworth Kid, as they continue

:28:25.:28:31.

their journey up the home straight. Tastahil setting a fair gallop.

:28:31.:28:37.

thing with this horse is he loves to get into a rhythm. Right at the

:28:37.:28:43.

very back, Hayley Turner on The Betchworth Kid.

:28:43.:28:48.

Richard Hughes having a job to settle Geordieland at the back.

:28:48.:28:53.

Jamie spepbs spepbs, he has Fame And Glory -- Spencer, he has Fame

:28:54.:28:59.

And Glory in a good position. He won't be unhappy. Tastahil past the

:28:59.:29:03.

judges. Three lengths to Aaim To Prosper. A length away then on the

:29:04.:29:08.

inside is Holberg, as they swing sharply right-handed past the

:29:08.:29:12.

stands. In fourth is Duncan, followed by Aaim To Prosper. Deeper

:29:12.:29:16.

on the track is Geordieland. Improving now from Manighar and

:29:16.:29:20.

Kasbah Bliss. A length to Askar Tau.

:29:20.:29:26.

Further back Brigantin. Four horses behind him, Motrice is one of them,

:29:26.:29:29.

Opinion Poll another. Further back Fictional Account and The

:29:29.:29:35.

Betchworth Kid. Whips them in as they run past the mile-and-a-half.

:29:35.:29:42.

Tastahil the leader by three lengths. Holberg still tucked away.

:29:42.:29:50.

Geordieland is widest of all, as they run down now towards the mile.

:29:50.:29:57.

Fame And Glory tucked away, racing a little keepblly. Followed by --

:29:57.:30:04.

keenly. Opinion Poll is second last. Last is Fictional Account.

:30:04.:30:10.

Body language tells you Jamie Spencer, he has not moved a muscle.

:30:10.:30:14.

He is sitting as quiet as a mouse at the moment.

:30:14.:30:18.

And as Geordieland swept around them and taken them up. He's trying

:30:18.:30:24.

to surprise them. Geordieland kicking away, by three lengths to

:30:24.:30:29.

Tastahil. Aaim To Prosper, who has dropped back as they start this

:30:29.:30:34.

uphill climb. Six furlongs left to go in the Ascot Gold Cup. Manighar

:30:34.:30:42.

on the outside. Nicely as they start to group up

:30:42.:30:45.

Askar Tau out wide. Brigantin going forward. Further

:30:45.:30:52.

back in the field is Fictional Account. Tastahil is out in front.

:30:52.:30:57.

On the outside Duncan. Duncan has moved up to take the lead. So

:30:57.:31:02.

Duncan takes it up. Geordieland has dropped right out. So Duncan kicks

:31:02.:31:07.

on here by a length-and-a-half. Aaim To Prosper on the inside of

:31:08.:31:13.

Manighar. A length away then is Askar Tau. Followed on the inside

:31:13.:31:16.

by Holberg. Motrice around the outside. Fame And Glory coming now

:31:16.:31:21.

in the centre. He's making a fast forward move now. They round the

:31:21.:31:28.

home turn. And it's Duncan who heads up for home in front. Here's

:31:28.:31:33.

Fame And Glory. Two furlongs left to go. It's Fame And Glory who is

:31:33.:31:38.

racing up on the outside. Grabs the lead now. He bursts away from them.

:31:38.:31:44.

Goes a length-and-a-half in front. Duncan battles in. Followed by

:31:44.:31:47.

Manighar. Opinion Poll, Fame And Glory in front. Opinion Poll trying

:31:48.:31:52.

hard. A half furlong left to go. Fame And Glory getting a bit weary,

:31:52.:31:56.

but he has enough in hand. Fame And Glory, the class horse for the

:31:56.:32:00.

field wins the Ascot Gold Cup. Second Opinion Poll, third

:32:00.:32:05.

Brigantin. Followed in fourth then on the outside by Manighar. They

:32:05.:32:10.

were followed by Askar Tau and then Kasbah Bliss, followed then by

:32:10.:32:15.

Duncan and Aaim To Prosper and then further back is Motrice, from Blue

:32:16.:32:19.

Bajan, then Fictional Account. They were followed by The Betchworth Kid.

:32:19.:32:29.
:32:29.:32:35.

And walking across the line, Gold Cup. He won it it by three

:32:35.:32:40.

lengths from Opinion Poll. Flashing home for third, Brigantin. Just

:32:40.:32:46.

ahead of Manighar in fourth. In fifth, Askar Tau. Top of the screen

:32:46.:32:51.

there, Duncan. Just below him is Kasbah Bliss. They were followed

:32:51.:32:58.

then by by Aaim To Prosper and then a gap of five lengths or so,

:32:59.:33:06.

Motrice. There followed then by Blue Bajan and then a long gap.

:33:06.:33:14.

Still another five behind them so you can see how strung out they are.

:33:14.:33:18.

This is The Betchworth Kid and another couple walk across the line.

:33:18.:33:22.

In the end, class did tell, and even in the conditions it was Fame

:33:22.:33:28.

And Glory. This horse had run second to Sea the Stars in a derby.

:33:28.:33:31.

He has come out here and won an Ascot Gold Cup and the class really

:33:31.:33:34.

did show. When Jamie Spencer made his move,

:33:34.:33:39.

it was a fast forward one and got him there. He didn't have any

:33:39.:33:43.

worries about stamina. He won it as a two-year-old on heavy ground.

:33:43.:33:48.

Jamie put him to sleep and put him in the right place at the right

:33:48.:33:52.

time and the rest, as they say, is history.

:33:52.:34:01.

He started the 11-8 favourite and landed a fortune in bets today.

:34:01.:34:05.

He has fame and he has covered himself in glory! What a brave

:34:05.:34:09.

performance from Fame And Glory. The money was definitely speaking.

:34:09.:34:13.

The money was on this horse. Great confidence from his owners, but

:34:13.:34:17.

huge confidence from Jamie Spencer who makes a winning move here,

:34:17.:34:21.

turning into the strait, to angle out of the four horses ahead of him

:34:21.:34:25.

to come flying past Manighar and Duncan and Askar Tau who has run so

:34:25.:34:29.

well. Opinion Poll is the only one who comes from behind him to run on

:34:29.:34:34.

in these closing stages and runs well, but what a race. What a race

:34:34.:34:39.

to watch. What a race to savour and if you black Fame And Glory, go and

:34:39.:34:42.

collect! A lovely performance. The class

:34:42.:34:48.

horse has won the race. The only time there was a dault a a doubt

:34:48.:34:54.

about whether he would win was when he came into the strait and Jamie

:34:54.:34:57.

Spencer said, "Go." He didn't get the exact response he was expecting.

:34:58.:35:02.

It took him about 20 strides before he picked up because obviously a

:35:02.:35:08.

long race like that, oh there, there is happy, happy, yes, in a

:35:08.:35:12.

long race, like that. All you are doing to the horse is go to sleep.

:35:12.:35:16.

Go to sleep. Go to sleep and reserve energy and that's what he

:35:16.:35:20.

was doing throughout the whole race and when it came to pick up time,

:35:20.:35:25.

it took him a long kick to get the message that the race was on in

:35:25.:35:33.

earnest. Jamie Spence salutes the crowd and

:35:33.:35:39.

you have to salute them in choosing the right horse and Fame And Glory,

:35:39.:35:43.

a genuine derby contender and a group one performer, very much in

:35:43.:35:48.

the mould of Yeats. They said let's try and make him our Gold Cup horse.

:35:48.:35:54.

Yeats won this race four years in a row. Fame And Glory has his first

:35:54.:36:04.

one on the board at the age of five. He has proved that he is up to the

:36:04.:36:08.

task of winning at least well at least one Gold Cup because he got T

:36:08.:36:13.

he could come back and win it again next year. Lots of horses double up

:36:13.:36:19.

in the Gold Cup. Very few can win three or four in a row. I ought to

:36:19.:36:24.

mention Brigantin. He makes ground in the closing stages to take third

:36:24.:36:28.

place and Geordieland took off, he was too keen with Richard Hughes

:36:28.:36:32.

and something went wrong. He has broken blood vessels in the past

:36:32.:36:36.

and I suspect what happened again. He dropped out. This horse was

:36:36.:36:42.

incredible. There he is, a a good shot of him

:36:42.:36:52.
:36:52.:36:58.

there, Fame And Glory. He is a son of Manighar. Mick, saying it is

:36:58.:37:05.

unfair to compare this horse to Yeats. Really, you could argue that

:37:05.:37:09.

probably he done a little bit better than Yeats coming into this

:37:09.:37:15.

group. He won an Irish derby. He was second to a champion in an

:37:15.:37:20.

English derby, the coronation World Cup winner, the same as Yeats. He

:37:21.:37:26.

has got credentials. Jamie had every confidence. You

:37:26.:37:33.

could see when he sent him to the front he meant business. As a

:37:33.:37:37.

jockey Jamie would have felt under pressure, he hasn't ridden the big

:37:37.:37:40.

races like he used to. He was retained by the O'Brien stable a

:37:40.:37:44.

few years ago and this will mean plenty to him.

:37:44.:37:54.
:37:54.:37:57.

It will. It will mean plenty to Michael Smith and Derek Tabore. A

:37:57.:38:03.

huge thrill for them. There is also, I would say, a

:38:03.:38:09.

little bit of joy in the camp to make up for the disappointment

:38:09.:38:19.
:38:19.:38:38.

yesterday with So You Think. Your Majesty, what a Gold Cup for

:38:38.:38:43.

2011 and it has been won by Aidan O'Brien for the fifth time in his

:38:43.:38:49.

career following in the footsteps of Yeats by Jamie Spencer for the

:38:49.:38:53.

first time and all thanks to a bravery of a horse called Fame And

:38:53.:39:01.

Glory. So the ladies are leading this one

:39:01.:39:11.
:39:11.:39:20.

Doreen Tabore, Gay Smith, there is Derek Smith joining them.

:39:20.:39:25.

A truly appreciative crowd because this is a real class horse and he

:39:26.:39:30.

has done a fantastic job today. He won officially by three lengths,

:39:30.:39:37.

four-and-a-half lengths between second and third. Time 4.37.51 and

:39:37.:39:43.

you will find that is around about 20 seconds outside the record set

:39:43.:39:49.

last year by Right Of Passage. It gives you an idea of how much the

:39:49.:39:54.

rain has set into the ground. But he has come through with class. He

:39:54.:40:04.

has shown his class. He has shown his stamina and this man Jamie

:40:04.:40:14.
:40:14.:40:14.

Spencer, it is a huge day. It is a race Jamie will have wanted to have

:40:14.:40:21.

won. It will mean a lot riding this winner for Ballydoyle. He was there

:40:21.:40:26.

one season with Aidan. It didn't end well really. He came back over

:40:26.:40:30.

here. I would say this is a big day for Jamie.

:40:30.:40:40.
:40:40.:40:41.

It is huge. Kullmore don't have a retained jockey anymore. They use

:40:41.:40:51.
:40:51.:40:59.

Ryan Moore when he is available. Aidan, how pleased are you with

:40:59.:41:05.

that? Sure listen. We are delighted. We are delighted for everybody. I'm

:41:05.:41:09.

delighted for Jamie. Listen, listen, thanks to everybody. Listen, thanks

:41:09.:41:13.

for everybody for letting the horse with his class run in the Gold Cup.

:41:13.:41:18.

Obviously like it is very few mile and a quarter group one rinners --

:41:18.:41:23.

winners you see run in a Gold Cup. Have you made this horse a stayer

:41:23.:41:30.

or is this what he wanted? I think when horses have so much class, it

:41:30.:41:33.

can often, they can often stay and I think class makes them stay, you

:41:33.:41:37.

know, what I mean? It is the ultimate test of class really when

:41:37.:41:44.

you go that extreme distance and like I said, able to do it a much

:41:44.:41:46.

shorter trip. We are privileged to have him.

:41:46.:41:50.

When people were saying before the race they were worried about the

:41:50.:41:53.

two-and-a-half miles, you were always confident that he may not be

:41:53.:41:57.

a natural two-and-a-half mile horse, but class would get him through?

:41:57.:42:04.

Like I say class is very hard to replace, but and listen, Jamie had

:42:04.:42:07.

ridden him and he was happy and confident with him, listen and gave

:42:07.:42:11.

him an unbelievable ride. Aidan, don't go anywhere because

:42:11.:42:15.

you have got the winning jockey, Jamie Spencer. Jamie, take us

:42:15.:42:20.

through your thoughts on the way the race developed? We didn't go

:42:20.:42:26.

very fast early. Geordieland injected pace in. My fella wasn't

:42:27.:42:30.

keen. Because he has so much class he is used to going a different

:42:30.:42:34.

pace in races. He wanted an injection of pace to make it more

:42:34.:42:41.

comfortable. It was an easy ride and I am privileged to be allowed

:42:41.:42:47.

to to ride the horse. I want to thank the owners. They have had the

:42:47.:42:52.

faith in allowing me to ride the horse, thank you to them.

:42:52.:42:56.

How poignant a moment is for you to ride a Royal Ascot Gold Cup winner

:42:56.:43:00.

for Aidan O'Brien having being stable jockey in 2007? We're

:43:00.:43:08.

getting on better now! No No, no, it is great. He is a

:43:08.:43:15.

great trainer. The first two races were about bringing the horse along.

:43:15.:43:22.

I am tickled pink. Aidan, he has a 3-1 to win the race.

:43:22.:43:27.

66-1 to match the achievement of Yeats and 200-1 to beat it. What

:43:27.:43:32.

are your thoughts? Sure listen, I don't, listen, the plan was after

:43:32.:43:36.

today was to give him a break and train him for the Arc again. So

:43:36.:43:43.

listen, we'll take one step at a time and that's what we always did

:43:43.:43:48.

to give him a run before the back end and we will give him a break

:43:48.:43:50.

now and give him a run before the Arc.

:43:50.:43:57.

And the Gold Cup next year? Wouldn't it be marvellous.

:43:57.:44:00.

100 %. Her Majesty, the Queen, making her

:44:00.:44:03.

way towards the presentation area and she will be handing the cup

:44:03.:44:10.

over into very familiar hands and Sir Peter O'Sullevan bowing before

:44:10.:44:17.

Her Majesty and having a quick chat. He is amazing. We talked about,

:44:17.:44:23.

Prince Philip being 90, but Peter drives himself everywhere.

:44:23.:44:26.

Yes, he drives that Mercedes up and down the country.

:44:26.:44:30.

He never misses a day's racing as well.

:44:30.:44:40.
:44:40.:44:53.

Let's confirm the placings, the monumental and it was one of those?

:44:53.:44:59.

That's what we are here for to report that. Nobody has escaped

:44:59.:45:04.

this this gamble and next year for the Gold Cup William Hill Hill will

:45:04.:45:09.

put up Fame And Glory 3-1. What can you do at 3-1, you have got to be

:45:09.:45:19.
:45:19.:45:22.

Well, Fame And Glory now that is his twelfth career win and he has

:45:22.:45:30.

done it over two-and-a-half miles. The Gold Cup worth �156,698 to the

:45:30.:45:35.

winner, but more importantly, it is the most prestigious, if not the

:45:35.:45:42.

largest tro trophy, it is one of the smallest ones.

:45:42.:45:45.

That's the Duke of Devonshire who is Her Majesty's representative. It

:45:45.:45:49.

is his last year in that role and the Queen will have appreciated

:45:49.:45:53.

every part of Fame And Glory because she revealed the Yeats

:45:54.:45:57.

statue back on Tuesday and this horse in that mould and remember

:45:57.:46:02.

Yeats won his first Gold Cup at five years old and Fame And Glory

:46:02.:46:07.

has done the very same thing. We will go to the Arc next. The race

:46:08.:46:17.
:46:18.:46:18.

he finished fifth in behind Workforce. Normally you get soft

:46:18.:46:23.

ground in France more than quick ground because it is the first

:46:23.:46:26.

Sunday in October. And we will have coverage of that.

:46:26.:46:33.

And there is the master, himself. He is so polite, Aidan, and very,

:46:33.:46:36.

very modest. Yes. He always says it is a privilege to

:46:36.:46:41.

train these horses, but my word it takes planning and it takes a

:46:41.:46:46.

certain amount of special type of genius and he has got it. Yes.

:46:46.:46:53.

He understands horses. He is in the same mould as Sir Henry Cecil.

:46:53.:46:58.

And Aidan O'Brien moves on to 33 career wins at Royal Ascot, but for

:46:58.:47:02.

Jamie Spencer, this is a renaissance, he has been through a

:47:02.:47:05.

tough time in recent years and it is great for him to be back on a

:47:05.:47:11.

horse of this quality and this sort of profile of horse as well.

:47:11.:47:17.

And does ride a few horses for Her Majesty, at Michael Bell's yard.

:47:17.:47:19.

They might have been having a little conversation about how the

:47:19.:47:25.

work has been going on there. A 17th career win at Royal Ascot

:47:25.:47:29.

for Jamie Spencer and his first first for two years and well done

:47:29.:47:39.
:47:39.:47:43.

Let's look at how they settled down in the race. This is after half a

:47:43.:47:47.

mile. You see Fame And Glory, the purple cap in fourth or fifth

:47:47.:47:51.

position. The second horse, Opinion Poll from the extreme right. He is

:47:51.:47:58.

fourth from the back of the field. The French horse, green jacket, in

:47:58.:48:02.

third position, Brigantin, he is towards the back. We will come to

:48:02.:48:05.

the closing stages in a moment. Askar Tau the fifth horse in the

:48:05.:48:11.

light colour and Manighar is just in in front of him. That's the way

:48:11.:48:15.

they settled down, but let's look at the closing stages when they

:48:15.:48:20.

came towards the home term. Here is Fame And Glory about to to make his

:48:20.:48:24.

move. Here is Brigantin. Look as these two, they have come from

:48:24.:48:29.

further than the winner off the pace. Opinion Poll has to get get

:48:29.:48:33.

around Sir Mark Prescott's horse, but he begins to stay on. The thing

:48:33.:48:40.

with him is the ground. He run second at 16-1. His connections

:48:40.:48:45.

said he will go to Goodwood, but he does need soft ground which is what

:48:45.:48:50.

he got today. The Melbourne Cup is the plan for the French horse,

:48:50.:48:57.

Brigantin, the green jacket. A good run from him. Now of the

:48:57.:49:02.

others, William Buick said Duncan ran too free. He is better when he

:49:02.:49:06.

is allowed to dominate in races over a shorter trip. Two-and-a-half

:49:06.:49:12.

miles for the first time today. Blue Bajan didn't say and Manighar

:49:12.:49:16.

will be going fob the Cup races and they will lead to the Melbourne Cup,

:49:16.:49:21.

the time here today 16.5 seconds slower than average. Don't worry

:49:21.:49:27.

about that. There is few races won over 2.5 miles at ast cot. That's -

:49:27.:49:31.

- Ascot, that's not the most reliable of tapels. -- times.

:49:31.:49:37.

There is There is thrilling for those who supported Fame And Glory.

:49:37.:49:41.

Our feature race of the day has been and gone, but we have three

:49:41.:49:45.

races, two of them on BBC Two and the final one will be on the Red

:49:45.:49:51.

Button and the Britannia is coming up next. A maximum field of of 30

:49:51.:49:56.

runners for that and it will be an incredible sight to see them coming

:49:56.:50:06.
:50:06.:50:08.

down the strait. Then we have the Tercentenary Stakes. Final Finally

:50:08.:50:16.

on the Red Button we will have the King George V handicap. The

:50:16.:50:21.

favourite is Census. Yes, some terrific fashion in a

:50:21.:50:29.

moment. We will flick over to Louis who is with Catherine Elizabeth.

:50:29.:50:35.

darling, I need to know how is your fabulous creation coming along?

:50:35.:50:38.

is coming along quite nicely and we are just stripping the last feather

:50:38.:50:41.

to put on to this piece. We are stripping it down the side and do a

:50:41.:50:45.

bit of curling on it just to create the same effect we have got on this

:50:46.:50:51.

hat. I want to see this.

:50:51.:50:57.

This is what you call curling of an ostrich feather. This is wonderful.

:50:57.:51:02.

Get the scissors on it quick. No pressure!

:51:02.:51:06.

No pressure! Just curl it around like that and

:51:06.:51:11.

then we can did a little bit of trimming. While Catherine is

:51:11.:51:21.

continuing to finish her hat, I am joined by fashion Royalty. This is

:51:21.:51:26.

fashion designer, Anthony Price and fashion historian and journalist

:51:26.:51:30.

Judith Watt. Thank you for coming on the show today. I'm really

:51:30.:51:35.

excited to talk to you. It is 300 years of Royal Ascot, Judith it is

:51:35.:51:38.

important that we look back and look at some of the image and if

:51:38.:51:40.

you could talk us through this fabulous black and white footage

:51:41.:51:46.

that we have got from the 1930s, that would be terrific.

:51:46.:51:50.

I would love to. What you have got here, oh it is charming, isn't it?

:51:51.:51:58.

Look at the hair. So what we have got here, it is the Duchess of

:51:58.:52:03.

Argyl. That was one of the greatest figures of fashion in the 30s. You

:52:03.:52:07.

see the similarities today, hats have barely changed really from the

:52:07.:52:12.

30s until now. Again, the importance of a veil. Oh, there is

:52:12.:52:15.

the Queen Mother, fantastic and elegant.

:52:15.:52:21.

Isn't that interesting what you said about hats not changing much?

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We saw a lot here at Ascot today. Well, a hat is a hat, and it is an

:52:27.:52:31.

important statement and it is wonderful to see the different

:52:31.:52:34.

women wearing hats today because you don't normally see them. There

:52:34.:52:38.

is a fantastic variety, your Philip Treacy is beautiful, but the same

:52:38.:52:43.

shape as we saw in the 30s footage. Shape is something Anthony that you

:52:43.:52:47.

are keen on and structuring shape and we had Bryan Ferry here

:52:47.:52:50.

yesterday who was singing her praises, but you do like to turn a

:52:50.:52:59.

woman into a mannequin? Well, Bryan have been con sors of presentation

:52:59.:53:05.

and yes, I like, I had a family who were shapely and I started making

:53:05.:53:10.

clothes for probably my sisters and for the first time I started to

:53:11.:53:17.

understand female shape. As I say, beautifully shaped dresses, a

:53:17.:53:22.

girl's toys like boys toys are cars and boats. It is very important to

:53:22.:53:25.

girls. I love making clothes for beautiful women with shapes like

:53:25.:53:29.

that. Well, this is one of yours. The

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shape is absolutely amazing. I don't have a waist. To see a waist

:53:35.:53:38.

is extraordinary. That's the first I have seen of it

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until I arrived. My eyes popped out and I thought if somebody else had

:53:44.:53:49.

done that, I would kill them. We have some great models. Talk us

:53:49.:53:53.

through what we are seeing. The dresses are by Vivienne

:53:53.:54:03.
:54:03.:54:05.

Westwood. This is based on an 1840s style. It is a quinlin-style dress.

:54:05.:54:10.

What is interesting is the very modern 1980 style sleeves. Again,

:54:10.:54:19.

you have got something based on the Cecil Beaton dress. Vivian has done

:54:19.:54:25.

a bias cut. It is sexy and contemporary and contemporary

:54:25.:54:31.

drapes, don't you think, an knee? That look, everybody designer is

:54:31.:54:36.

copying. It is the use of drapes in by tsar ways.

:54:36.:54:39.

-- bizarre ways. I love the Stephen Jones hat. This

:54:39.:54:49.
:54:49.:54:53.

is based on a 1940s style. The hat was hat was everything and this

:54:53.:54:56.

model is ravishing for this hat. The dress is lovely, but the hat is

:54:56.:54:58.

the winner. It is a work of Hart. -- art.

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The girls are beautiful. The girls are all beautiful. Sorry,

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you are all beauties and the hats are all by Stephen Jones. They are

:55:06.:55:10.

such statement pieces. They are masterful.

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Judith, thank you very much. Anthony, are you pleased with

:55:14.:55:24.
:55:24.:55:24.

everything you have seen today. The Tracey hat is excellent when it

:55:24.:55:29.

comes to shape, but we have the Jones today. We have got them all.

:55:29.:55:33.

Ascot at its best. Anthony, thank you.

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Thank you, Suzi. Jamie Spencer with the Gold Cup. It is worth more than

:55:40.:55:45.

its weight in gold to any jockey to manages to win this race. Jamie

:55:45.:55:49.

winning it for the first time in his career. What a horse as well.

:55:49.:55:54.

And going back into the jockey's room there. He heave as sigh of

:55:54.:55:58.

relief and punches the air. There is a fair bit of pressure that

:55:58.:56:02.

comes from riding a well backed favourite and Frankie knows about

:56:02.:56:06.

that pressure. Richard Hills there as well congratulating him. A lot

:56:07.:56:12.

of appreciation. A kiss there for Hayley Turner. He is a popular guy,

:56:12.:56:15.

Jamie and people understand it hasn't always been straightforward

:56:15.:56:20.

and easy for him. One of the headlines at Royal Ascot has been

:56:20.:56:30.
:56:30.:56:31.

about the whip and Kevin Darley is from the professional jockeys

:56:31.:56:34.

association. We have had five bans already and there are bound to be

:56:34.:56:38.

more. Most high-profile was Frankie yesterday, but it is another high-

:56:38.:56:44.

profile occasion and after the bans in the Grand National, it is a

:56:44.:56:50.

worry, Jamie? It is a concern. Clare, that's the reason why we are

:56:50.:56:54.

conductsing the review. It is important that people understand

:56:54.:56:58.

this review didn't commence after the Grand National. Conversations

:56:58.:57:02.

about been taking place and discussions had taken place in

:57:02.:57:05.

consideration had commenced as far back as November last year. It was

:57:05.:57:09.

something that was in our mind all that time ago. Is the whip properly

:57:09.:57:15.

placed in racing for the best racing? You know, we have to

:57:15.:57:19.

acknowledge the Grand National did bring it on to the front page. With

:57:19.:57:22.

that the BHA took the step of making the public statement that we

:57:22.:57:26.

would be conducting a review which we are doing.

:57:26.:57:31.

Kevin, you will be there as the voice of the jockeys. How many

:57:31.:57:34.

jockeys find it difficult to work within the guidelines and how many

:57:34.:57:37.

are happy with them? Before I answer that Clare, for the viewers

:57:37.:57:41.

watching today, although we don't condone what Frankie did yesterday

:57:41.:57:45.

in respect to the amount of times he hit the horse, I can assure them

:57:45.:57:49.

that had that horse been feeling pain, he would have stopped. He

:57:49.:57:53.

wouldn't have gone forward. But going back to your question,

:57:53.:57:57.

obviously the jockeys are aware that it is all about public

:57:57.:58:00.

perception and we are pleased that we are going to be a part of this

:58:00.:58:04.

review and hopefully by collating the information from the different

:58:04.:58:08.

constituents within the industry we will be able to find rules that

:58:08.:58:12.

will be, you know, compliant to the jockeys and will be acceptable to

:58:12.:58:14.

the public and people watching racing from the outside.

:58:14.:58:20.

It is worth stressing that we are talk being air cushioned whips.

:58:20.:58:27.

There is a serious penalties if abuse is caused or is happening in

:58:27.:58:31.

racing. Jenni that's not the case, but -- Jenni that's not the case,

:58:31.:58:37.

but there are a lot of offences? need to look at what rules will

:58:37.:58:40.

cause behavioural change in the jockeys and to everyone's credit

:58:40.:58:44.

that we have spoken to so far including the jockeys, everyone

:58:44.:58:46.

acknowledges the issues and everyone is up to addressing them

:58:46.:58:50.

and that's encouraging. Where we end up, time will tell. We have

:58:50.:58:54.

many more people to speak to, but you make a very, very important

:58:54.:58:59.

point. The whip design is very, very scientific. It is about not

:58:59.:59:03.

hurting the horse. We are looking at that. It is part of the review.

:59:03.:59:06.

Additionally we are looking at the penalty structure and we are

:59:06.:59:10.

looking at the education of riders because that's where the change can

:59:10.:59:15.

start in the educational process so it is a far reaching review and to

:59:15.:59:19.

this state, we have been encouraged. The guidelines as they stand at the

:59:19.:59:22.

moment, 13 times is the maximum that you can hit a horse in the

:59:22.:59:32.
:59:32.:59:35.

for jockeys in in the heat of the moment to be counting and certainly

:59:35.:59:39.

counting that much. There seems to be an argument for bringing it down

:59:39.:59:44.

to make sure that people know where they are. It is easy to count to

:59:44.:59:49.

five than 13? Looking at those numbers, the jockeys will tell you,

:59:49.:59:52.

can we condone those numbers? It is about feel when you are on the

:59:52.:59:57.

horse. Is the horse responding to the whip? We have got to take into

:59:57.:00:02.

consideration what jockeys feel. They are the horsemen, they know

:00:02.:00:06.

what the horse needs to keep it going and to keep its momentum and

:00:06.:00:08.

we have got to give them credit where it is due, but they

:00:09.:00:12.

appreciate that there is a problem out there and it is a public

:00:12.:00:13.

perception that we have got to address.

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Jamie, there are two extremes and you have got, use it as much as we

:00:19.:00:24.

can. At the other end you have got take the whip away. Is there a a

:00:24.:00:29.

possibility of whip use being banned? Everything is on the table,

:00:29.:00:33.

Clare. Nothing is being ruled out. We have gone to both end of the

:00:33.:00:37.

spectrums and there is middle ground, where we end up, I am not

:00:37.:00:40.

sure. You mention there has been five ings dents of the rule breach

:00:40.:00:45.

so far this week at Royal Ascot, but what is clear is there is no

:00:45.:00:48.

evidence of any horse suffering as a result of those. There is no

:00:48.:00:53.

scientific evidence. There is no veterinary evidence. They have

:00:53.:00:57.

simply been frequency issues. And we will keep you updated with

:00:57.:01:00.

anymore feedback we get from today's races.

:01:00.:01:04.

We have been canvassing opinion to and this is what the racegoers had

:01:04.:01:13.

needed, so it cannot be banned all together. It is a very difficult

:01:13.:01:19.

job to solve this one. It's part of the sport. We need to make sure it

:01:19.:01:24.

is maintained and looked after. The horses' welfare. We don't want a

:01:24.:01:29.

horse to be beaten, effectively, do we. If it was banned it would be an

:01:29.:01:34.

annoyance. The do-goers get their five minutes

:01:34.:01:39.

in the press. I suppose it's not great on the horses. It causes them

:01:39.:01:43.

a little bit of discomfort when they're running around. I don't

:01:43.:01:46.

know whether it would make a difference whether I bet on them.

:01:46.:01:52.

I'm not sure. Around the world is different. In Hong Kong there's no

:01:52.:01:55.

restrictions, unless they are silly at the start of a race. In

:01:55.:02:00.

Australia they have changed the rules because of public perception.

:02:00.:02:04.

A necessary evil. I don't think Frankie Dettori would have won

:02:04.:02:09.

without the whip, so there we are. I don't think anyone who watched

:02:09.:02:13.

Frankie Dettori would have been alarmed. I thought he rode a

:02:13.:02:17.

perfect race. It's an issue which has to be addressed. I am confident

:02:17.:02:24.

the BHA have the right man in Jamie Steer supervising that look at it.

:02:24.:02:29.

I think they will come one the right answers. We will address that

:02:29.:02:39.
:02:39.:02:39.

Apology for the loss of subtitles for 62 seconds

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later in the year. Let's look at betting ring you can see the prices,

:03:42.:03:49.

6-1 for Chain Lightning. This is another gamble going on.

:03:49.:03:54.

10-1 those. What is the fall out from the last race? I have come

:03:54.:03:59.

here for 42 years. It's the biggest gamble I have ever seen. We had

:03:59.:04:05.

50,000 to 20 on the offices. On the track 30,000 to 20. He was backed

:04:05.:04:08.

to the exclusion of his rivals. Each way money. Small for the

:04:08.:04:14.

others. They just wanted to be on one. Over to you? I am with David.

:04:14.:04:17.

We came to you before the race. What sort of result was that for

:04:17.:04:21.

you? A bad result. Can you get out of trouble on the

:04:21.:04:29.

week after that? It's only half- time. And here we've got Geoff

:04:29.:04:34.

Banks. How was that one? Leave me alone! Please!

:04:34.:04:40.

How was that one? I am looking for a new line of work. Anna is still

:04:40.:04:50.
:04:50.:04:51.

smiling. That's Geoff Banks there. He suffered most.

:04:51.:04:55.

Great stuff down in the betting ring. Chain Lightning here -

:04:55.:04:59.

Richard Hughes taking this horse down to the start. He's the leading

:04:59.:05:03.

jockey of the week. Three wins for him so far and a big chance in this.

:05:03.:05:11.

I will bring you up-to-date with the stewards' looking into use of

:05:11.:05:21.
:05:21.:05:29.

the -- with the stewards looking at It is such a difficult race the

:05:29.:05:34.

Britannia to predict. A lot is draw-dependant. You need a horse in

:05:34.:05:40.

form and this one is. It certainly is. This horse is being backed more

:05:40.:05:50.

than any other horse in this race. It's a tough race to find a winner.

:05:50.:06:00.
:06:00.:06:03.

The first horse we saw, Richard Hughes's horse, I know Hughes likes

:06:03.:06:09.

him. We have Sagramor. Has not finished the first two in his first

:06:09.:06:16.

two this year. 23 could be a very decent draw. Poor Steve. He hasn't

:06:16.:06:21.

been able to get back in time, has he? I think he deserves a big pat

:06:21.:06:25.

on the back. He could have said he is better than he is. Explain what

:06:25.:06:29.

has gone wrong? He has damaged his shoulder. He said he could not get

:06:29.:06:33.

it right in time and it was not fair to take a ride. There's

:06:33.:06:37.

Tropical Beat down at the start. He has the blinkers on. He has drawn

:06:38.:06:43.

at 31. Is that a good thing today? It was yesterday.

:06:43.:06:47.

It would have been yesterday. We'll have to wait and see. The real

:06:47.:06:55.

expert is with us though. Oh, thank you very much. It is true. He's by

:06:55.:07:00.

the stallion Beat Hollow who is doing very well this year. He has

:07:00.:07:03.

the blinkers on for the first time. You would have to say that they are

:07:03.:07:09.

expecting him to run a big race and of course they are put the blinkers

:07:09.:07:14.

on. Hopefully it will make him run nice and straight. He is drawn 31,

:07:15.:07:20.

which would be possibly right down the stands rail. A very, very good

:07:20.:07:30.
:07:30.:07:40.

draw. Primprim, who won an -- was 16-1 this morning. He's now six.

:07:40.:07:48.

So, they have moved forward, the last few. Going forward into stall

:07:48.:07:57.

number 30, Tony Culhane. He last rode a Royal Ascot winner 23 years

:07:57.:08:03.

ago. He's on Belgian Bill here. They are racing. Away to a good

:08:03.:08:06.

start. Crown Counsel was up there too in the early stages. Many

:08:06.:08:11.

crossing over to that far side. Certainly those that were a little

:08:11.:08:16.

bit this side. On settling down on the stands rail here and as we

:08:16.:08:23.

settle fully Kuala Limper is showing out there, so too is

:08:23.:08:30.

Baptist. There's a lot of indecision here. Out in the centre,

:08:30.:08:40.
:08:40.:08:50.

the far group there, led by Norse In company there with The Tichborne.

:08:50.:08:55.

Chilworth Lad behind them as well. Belgian Bill has a very, very good

:08:55.:08:59.

place from Sagramor as well. Rigolleto showing the way there,

:08:59.:09:03.

from Norse Blues. Up there as well is Ashva. On the near side The

:09:03.:09:09.

Tichborne kicks for home, goes two lengths clear now. Crown Counsel

:09:09.:09:19.
:09:19.:09:19.

giving chase. Followed by Tiel Tiel -- Chilworth Lad. It's The

:09:19.:09:23.

Tichborne in front. Sagramor giving chase now. They are followed by

:09:23.:09:28.

Trade Storm. Coming up the centre in company with Ashva. Chain

:09:28.:09:32.

Lightning. They are stretched across the track and starting to

:09:32.:09:37.

run home is Cai Shen. Anybody who has run this, here's Belgian Bill

:09:37.:09:43.

getting up on the fence. It's The Tichborne and Sagramor. Sagramor

:09:43.:09:48.

wins the money from Cai Shen, tight third between Belgian Bill and The

:09:48.:09:58.
:09:58.:10:04.

Tichborne. Just behind them is traintrain, followed back -- is the

:10:04.:10:11.

Train -- Trade Storm. Sagramor, number 11. Trained by

:10:11.:10:18.

Hughie Morrison. This colt has won 8-1. Sagramor.

:10:18.:10:23.

Second is number one, Cai Shen, riden by Ryan Moore. It is very

:10:23.:10:26.

close for third, Belgian Bill is there and The Tichborne. Here they

:10:26.:10:31.

are, Sagramor has won it. Cai Shen, just getting second. Look

:10:31.:10:34.

at that for third. Let's slow it down.

:10:34.:10:40.

Oh, that's very, very tight. Nearside is Belgian Bill. In the

:10:40.:10:45.

centre The Tichborne, then followed Trade Storm, who ran on well.

:10:45.:10:55.
:10:55.:10:58.

Cruiser was next. Followed then by Bahceli. Stands rail Tropical Beat.

:10:58.:11:07.

Ashva behind them. Then Tinkertown, the grey at the top. Followed by

:11:07.:11:12.

Madawi, then Vanguard Dream. Also Bridgetown. In company there with

:11:12.:11:22.
:11:22.:11:25.

Polar Kite, crossing the line. Also there is Capaill Liath. Near side

:11:25.:11:29.

Crown Counsel, who was very prominent early. Catalyze next.

:11:29.:11:33.

Never got into it. They were followed then by Capaill Liath.

:11:33.:11:42.

Another seven to come. Here's Honey Of A Kitten, Baptist showed pace.

:11:42.:11:47.

Kuala Limper showed pace. Rigolleto led them on the far side at one

:11:47.:11:52.

stage. Still a couple more, Norse Blues, who was prominent and still

:11:52.:11:56.

one more, I think there's one more to come as they cross the line, a

:11:56.:12:06.
:12:06.:12:07.

long, long way behind them. There's the winner, number 11. Won the

:12:07.:12:15.

Britannia Stakes, 2011. A great triumph of. He does not get that

:12:15.:12:19.

many chances. Look how far Cai Shen came from, how far back he came

:12:19.:12:22.

from. The jockeys were undecided in the early stages. They were all

:12:22.:12:32.

over the place. It was like a loney tunes cartoon as they -- a loany

:12:32.:12:42.
:12:42.:12:42.

tunes cartoon as they decided where to go. I think he deserves a huge

:12:42.:12:51.

pat on the back for standing himself down. As Sagramor lungs for

:12:51.:12:59.

the line, still making waves is Cai Shen. Ryan Moore on board. Throwing

:12:59.:13:05.

everything at the top weight. It is Sagramor who has the answers, also

:13:05.:13:15.
:13:15.:13:21.

Britannia. It is a gruelling straight mile here. You are running

:13:21.:13:25.

the choke out all the way. It is tough on these horses, especially

:13:25.:13:32.

with the ground having a soaking with the rain. You can see Tony

:13:32.:13:42.
:13:42.:13:45.

Culhane. And Nicky Mackay looking astounded. You can see everybody

:13:45.:13:53.

getting involved here. The owners of this horse and a bit like Jim

:13:53.:13:59.

Bolger, like earlier, the coolest of the lot. He's had success every

:13:59.:14:09.
:14:09.:14:17.

where. Given resources, he gets the job down. His dad of course, Alan

:14:17.:14:25.

Mackay, a good good jockey. Belgian Bill was in fourth position.

:14:25.:14:30.

The bookies must have been cheering when The Tichborne took off. What

:14:30.:14:34.

frustration for Ryan Moore. He's had one winner this week. Four

:14:34.:14:38.

seconds and Cai Shen was another one. You could see how fast he was

:14:38.:14:44.

finishing. He's come from a fair way back. He's come with a big

:14:44.:14:49.

rattle. Ryan Moore, having to be content with second again. The

:14:49.:14:58.

distances were half a length and a head. The time 1.44.55. That was

:14:58.:15:07.

8.5 seconds or around about 8.5 seconds outside the record.

:15:07.:15:15.

Nicky, a very happy man. He is greated by -- greeted by

:15:15.:15:19.

Connections. I am sure he'll have a picnic looking at the early stages.

:15:19.:15:25.

A few of them decided to go over to the far side. Then a few that you

:15:25.:15:31.

thought would be over the far side decided to come on to the stands

:15:31.:15:38.

rail. And there's the reward for the winner.

:15:38.:15:48.
:15:48.:15:53.

Sagramor. Son of Pastoral Pursuit. They were trained by Hughie

:15:53.:15:59.

Morrison and are trained. Here he is now. We always imagine when you

:15:59.:16:03.

get one on a handicap there has been a plot for a long time. Is

:16:03.:16:10.

that fair This one was a plot. The team, they've been planning this

:16:10.:16:20.
:16:20.:16:20.

since we brought Jazzwic. It is just a fantastic day, isn't it? I

:16:20.:16:26.

thought we had our day at Haydock. He was gutsy, wasn't he? I didn't

:16:26.:16:30.

read the race very well. I thought he was going to fold. He toughed it

:16:30.:16:36.

out. He really did. Your thoughts on the closing stages as he was

:16:36.:16:42.

challenged all around. I was watching the television rather than

:16:42.:16:47.

the live. I miss read the race. I thought we were going to be third.

:16:47.:16:55.

I looked and thought, oh, we're in front. He held on. Nicky, you first

:16:55.:17:02.

winner since Admiral back in 2004. A special win for you? It is my

:17:02.:17:06.

first Ascot win. I've had to wait eight years since that day. It is

:17:06.:17:10.

great to get a Royal Ascot winner. I would like to thank Mr Morrison

:17:10.:17:14.

and who ever's been riding the horse back at home and the staff

:17:14.:17:19.

back at Mr Morrisons. The rider at home has done a great job. Sue, our

:17:19.:17:23.

head girl. He's taken a bit of effort, this horse. He had a couple

:17:23.:17:30.

of crisiss in the spring. Such as? He galloped up a hill lose.

:17:30.:17:34.

Normally they hurt themselves when they do that. He thought it was

:17:34.:17:42.

good fun. Very athletic. You look, there's a lot of emotion on your

:17:42.:17:46.

face? A lot of people who know me would know how much it means to me.

:17:46.:17:50.

A couple of years ago I was really struggling. I went to Mr Gosden.

:17:50.:17:56.

Since then it has gone up from there. I would like to thank Mr

:17:56.:18:02.

Gosden. Jim Boyle. There are other trainers who have stuck by me.

:18:02.:18:06.

Those two come to mind. I would like to say thank you to both of

:18:06.:18:10.

them. We'll let you go. We'll try and grab a word with some of the

:18:10.:18:14.

owners. If it is possible for some of the

:18:14.:18:20.

owners of this horse to introduce themselves to us on the BBC here.

:18:20.:18:23.

The celebration has been fantastic. Tell us about the ownership and

:18:23.:18:28.

where does it come from? The tie, obviously fantastic. It originated

:18:28.:18:34.

from about six friends forming a syndicate to buy a horse called

:18:34.:18:38.

Jazzmic, back in the late 90s. She's the mother of this horse and

:18:38.:18:41.

another horse we've got. A couple of other people have come into the

:18:41.:18:46.

syndicate. Past Pursuits, who was the sire.

:18:46.:18:53.

The mother produced Sagramor. It has been a fantastic dream. We are

:18:53.:18:58.

six owners, plus Isabel. We have hit dream land. This is my 50th

:18:58.:19:03.

birthday this week. I am over the world. It is brilliant. The

:19:03.:19:07.

moment the horse crosses the line, at Royal Ascot, is it,vy to pinch

:19:07.:19:13.

myself to make sure it is real? We've had defeat. We had the first

:19:13.:19:19.

never got to the racecourse T second fool died. The third is in

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the -- the second Foal died, the third is in the stables. He has

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gone and won the Britannia. should have seen our celebrations!

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We did! We did! It was amazing. Yeah. Very good.

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Well done to all of you. I hope this success story continues. Thank

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you. So Sagramor wins the Britannia

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:19:56.:20:07.

Ryan Moore cannot get a winner, can he? He's had plenty of seconds.

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Richard Hughes still favourite to be champion jockey.

:20:11.:20:15.

He's not the only one who's had a lot of seconds!

:20:15.:20:19.

I am so worried about this. He'll press this screen in a moment.

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Let's see where they came from. This is the low numbers over the

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far side. They didn't figure in because they all came down the

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centre or towards the near side. If we look at a couple in the closing

:20:32.:20:38.

stages, the runner up Cai Shen. Mainly, there he is there. And also

:20:38.:20:47.

there, the light blue. He finishes fast. He makes his own trouble.

:20:47.:20:51.

has finished with real purpose. He just got a little bit too far

:20:51.:20:55.

behind. And possibly didn't get the run up the race as he would like,

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or he couldn't go as fast to go take the gaps. Basically, the whole

:21:00.:21:05.

race, there was very, very few unlucky horses in the whole race.

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All these runners and they all had a good shot at getting a clear run.

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Cai Shen, you can see in red and green. On the extreme left now.

:21:17.:21:21.

he finished with the good rattle. He basically came straight down the

:21:21.:21:26.

middle the whole way, which was very interesting. And of course the

:21:27.:21:32.

winner, who has just drifted a bit towards the stand-side, his jockey

:21:32.:21:37.

was highly delighted to have won that race. He was. We've got to

:21:37.:21:40.

mention the good run from The Tichborne. It's hard to make the

:21:40.:21:46.

running here. Very good run. It was always in the van and fought and

:21:46.:21:52.

fought and just got piped in the last quarter of a furlong. There's

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the time. 5.5 seconds slower than the average time. The trophy

:21:57.:22:01.

presentation was made by Rachel Johnson, the editor of The Lady

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magazine. You can see the delighted owners of Sagramor. Nicky Mackay in

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the middle saying what a struggle it has been for him since his only

:22:15.:22:23.

previous Royal Ascot winner back in 2004. They are having a shout and a

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Holla. I thought he was emotional in his interview as well. It meant

:22:27.:22:33.

so much to him. When you have been in the dull drums, like he says he

:22:33.:22:38.

has, it means so much more. He has experienced that before and you are

:22:38.:22:44.

desperate to get that winning feeling again. Good for them! The

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kids will have to divide that mug between them. When we saw Jamie

:22:47.:22:52.

Spencer going into the weighing room getting congratulations, I

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thought it was Hayley Turner giving him a kiss and it was not. It was

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Tom Queally. They are good friends. We are celebrating the tercentenary.

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In terms of tennis, that is held at Wimbledon. On Sunday night you will

:23:11.:23:19.

be able to see this documentary. There's nothing like it when you

:23:19.:23:24.

look at it, whether you're there in person, the smell of it, or when

:23:24.:23:32.

you're watching on TV. It's the one that everyone knows.

:23:32.:23:36.

Even people who don't know tennis, they've heard of tennis. It's the

:23:36.:23:41.

biggest torn nment the world. you are a Wimbledon champion, you

:23:41.:23:45.

are remembered for life. I have always felt there was

:23:45.:23:50.

something special. It was a place I wanted to be a part of. Compete in

:23:50.:23:54.

and one day hopefully win. We speak to the majority of the

:23:54.:23:57.

players and say if there was one tournament you would win, which

:23:57.:24:07.
:24:07.:24:10.

would it be? It would be Wimbledon. Sunday night at 8pm on BBC Two. 125

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years of Wimbledon - you cannot be serious. We hope it does not rain

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there. The rain has stopped here at Ascot. One more post script to the

:24:20.:24:24.

Gold Cup. Jamie Spencer has picked up a suspension for hitting the

:24:24.:24:30.

horse down the neck and another day for interfering with Kieran Fallon.

:24:30.:24:34.

It is all happening, isn't it? the ground is softer, horses roll

:24:35.:24:40.

around. He tried to correct it. He has paid the boupblty now. Let's

:24:40.:24:49.

head -- the bounti now. Let's -- bounty now. Let's head over now to

:24:49.:24:53.

you. There have been a few winners. Unlike me. I have lost everything I

:24:53.:24:59.

have betted on. Here is a safe bet for you. Catherine Elizabeth has

:24:59.:25:04.

completed the hat. You are wearing it here. It looks fantastic.

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Congratulations! Thank you. It is really great for this season. You

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have the orange and the yellows, which is good with the pheasant

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feathers. We have tide on some elastic, used to fix to the head.

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It is an eye-drop creation to show often Ascot and the anniversary.

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It's really fun to do. That is fantastic. It is difficult to whip

:25:28.:25:33.

up a hat in that time. She did an extraordinary job. We put the

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pressure on you. Well done. You did it. You did. We have seen some

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fantastic fashion. Let's see some of the scenes from Royal Ascot

:25:43.:25:53.
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Apology for the loss of subtitles for 62 seconds

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MUSIC IT'S BEEN A GREAT DAY. JUST BUMPED

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INTO THIS LOVELY LADY, WHO LOOKS Divine. Wouldn't you agree? It is a

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Phillip Tracey hat. There is an accent I detect there. Is that

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Australian? Yes, it is. Do you go racing in Australia? It has been a

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while since I lived in Australia. This is my first time at Ascot.

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Have you had a good day? A great day. Those feathers work well.

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has used that beautiful head piece underneetd here. It works well. She

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has -- underneath here. It works well.

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She has kept her hair off her face. It is about knowing how to carry it

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off once you have the outfit together. The ladies, it is also

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about having fun. It is a celebration about the ladies today.

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Thank you. Enjoy the rest of your day. If we wonder around here.

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lady was extraordinary. Hello. Shall I go over here. This is

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beautiful. It is oyster colour. It is very rich.Vy brapblt. What is

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the hat maker here? Me. What is your name Natalia. Have you made

:29:11.:29:17.

your friend's hats? Yes. You look super. How long does it take you to

:29:17.:29:22.

make a hat? That one a couple of days. Everything was prepared.

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you look like you are very well organised. Have you had fun today?

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Yeah, sure. This is what we are drawn to. What was your inspiration

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here? She wanted the wow factor. There you are!

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Really having fun here on lady's day. Thank you. Thank you to our

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fashion team. Our next race is the Tercentenary Stakes. Named in

:29:48.:29:54.

honour of the fact this is the 300th year of racing at Ascot. We

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are taking the opportunity to spin back through time and relive some

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extraordinary things. We are going back to 1988. One of the most

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extraordinary and dare I say stunning incidents took place at

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If you said to me, Sheep, I would say stun gun. A court in London's

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heard a sonic gun disguised as a pair of bin ck lars was used to

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nobble a race hours at Royal Ascot. -- binoculars. He veered to the

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left. The experienced rider's been unable to explain why his horse

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behave sod abruptly. Nothing fr came to light to prove that it was

:30:42.:30:47.

correct -- nothing ever came to light. It was like a loud firework

:30:47.:30:53.

going off in its ear. It was unproven but a great story. The top

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race, the Ascot Gold Cup ended dramatically after the horse which

:30:55.:31:05.

passed the winning post first was disqualified. The clash sent Clarke

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tumbling to the ground. Royal Gate is going to win the Gold Cup in

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tremendous striel. We have real drama here at Ascot -- style.

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Gate was disqualified, placed last and the race was awarded to the

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second horse, Sadine. controversial verdict. Make no

:31:28.:31:34.

mistake. Willie, you were riding here that

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day. Extraordinary to have two such unusual incidents on the one day?

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Yes, it was. The stun gun thing! At first, we all went "really?!" and

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of course, I think it was just that he saw something and ducked I did

:31:56.:31:59.

actually ride him, finished second in the champions stakes on him.

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was a tricky horse, wasn't he? was. You think he jinked of his own

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accord? I do. It wasn't his first race or anything, but he was a bit

:32:10.:32:16.

tricky at the time. Extraordinary to be in two races in which the

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horses that looked like winning didn't for two different reasons?

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The Royal Gate affair, I do remember I think in that the

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stewards came to the wrong decision. The rules were changed then so that

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in those instances, if the horse is a clear winner, the horse keeps the

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race? My view is that it was pure robbery, but that was how it was.

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The jockey and the horse were locked together, nowadays they can

:32:44.:32:50.

be taken separate. You can ban the jockey now and not interfere with

:32:50.:32:55.

the horse's position. In those days, they were together and if you made

:32:55.:32:59.

an infringement at any stage in race. That was it, you were out.

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You could be thrown right out. The bell's going! The bell's going,

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can you hear the bell?! Which means the jockeys are going out - a

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lovely evening now -- the Tercentenary Stakes are next.

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It's lovely at the moment, the sun It's lovely at the moment, the sun

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is shiening a lovely scene in the similar head to High C haparal.

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He's taken to it so far. Just behind him is Pisco Sour who ran in

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the Derby. How does he look, having taken in a tough race there?

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looks amazing, he really does. The trainer's done rather well. I just

:34:09.:34:14.

think that this horse, for me, for a horse who had such a tough race

:34:14.:34:18.

in what was the hardest race for three-year-olds, he looks well.

:34:18.:34:24.

Michael Stoute has a runner who is well fancied, won three of four

:34:24.:34:28.

starts, Tazahum. Only narrowly got up to win at Sandown last time, but

:34:28.:34:32.

looked as though the trip would be in his favour today? Like this

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horse and Michael Stoute's been quiet this week, not many runners.

:34:36.:34:40.

For that reason, anything he does run, you've got to have a look at

:34:40.:34:48.

it. One won here last night in the last race, very unlucky fourth.

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Ryan Moore is on the next one. He's clearly a horse of potential, this

:34:53.:34:59.

one, how does he look to you, Mick? Really well. I think when you see a

:34:59.:35:05.

horse like this, he won a maiden on soft ground at the Curragh, very

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impressively. Such an abundance of talent in that yard alBallydoyle.

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Why do they need to run a horse like this unless they think he's so

:35:18.:35:22.

good. Frankie Dettori rides number five, Hunter's Light. He was a

:35:22.:35:25.

surprise winner at a race in Newmarket. If you watch the race,

:35:25.:35:30.

it was almost as though they didn't believe he could win the way he was

:35:30.:35:34.

ridden. He got up that day and looks these he's capable of more

:35:34.:35:38.

with a great pedigree. We've already seen this week at Royal

:35:38.:35:41.

Ascot, the Godolphin colours, they've been carryed to victory

:35:41.:35:45.

already, in the frame a few times and they're on a bit of a roll.

:35:45.:35:51.

What about Richard Hannon's team? Jamie Spencer's teaming up can

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Alburns. Won a big sales race at the start of the year, he was

:35:55.:35:58.

gelded because he was a little naughty last year, they thought

:35:58.:36:03.

that would calm him down. Seemed to work for his first few starts but

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he was then a little disappointing? Yes, and you just wonder has the

:36:07.:36:10.

novelty of the operation worn off. I think it's a very tough race and

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I think it's normally won by a progressive type and we've seen a

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few of these here. Finally, I think it's always worth mentioning Henry

:36:19.:36:23.

Cecil's horse in this race, Midsummer Sun. Only had two runs,

:36:24.:36:29.

his last win was easy and straightforward a win in a maiden.

:36:29.:36:33.

Another horse who has a tremendous pedigree? We don't know how good he

:36:33.:36:37.

is, that's the beauty of this race, there could be a real star

:36:37.:36:41.

unearthed here this afternoon. Which is the star for you?

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Marksmanship is the one that takes the eye as they walk around here.

:36:45.:36:52.

The next race coming up, as the Tercentenary Stakes, a mile and a

:36:52.:36:55.

quarter. Some interesting types here, including the one the lads

:36:55.:36:59.

were talking about, Tazahum. I really do think that will go very

:36:59.:37:04.

close here. Let's have a look at the runners and riders as they come

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Apology for the loss of subtitles for 62 seconds

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taking. A mile and a quarter. The same as yesterday's Prince of Wales

:38:01.:38:11.
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Tercentenary Stakes, our 5 o'clock today. This Tercentenary Stakes is

:38:26.:38:36.
:38:36.:38:51.

big price on Happy Today. Plenty of punters happy with the results. 33-

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1 into 18-1. We are Happy Today as well, aren't we? Absolutely! Here

:38:57.:39:01.

is Marksmanship make his way out on to the track, the big gamble of the

:39:01.:39:06.

day, I suppose, because Connections also had Fame And Glory, the winner

:39:06.:39:14.

of the Gold Cup which appeared to be an equally big gamble. We know

:39:14.:39:17.

that he comes from a powerful stable, they've decided to drop him

:39:17.:39:27.
:39:27.:39:29.

in at the deep end on his second appearance and the owners like him.

:39:29.:39:34.

Also the fact he won a mile and a quarter maiden in heavy ground at

:39:34.:39:38.

the Curragh on his only start. This race is on softish ground and it's

:39:38.:39:46.

only a mofr and a quarter, so two positives for him as well -- only a

:39:46.:39:52.

mile and a quarter. Number Ten, Midsummer Sun, trained by Henry

:39:52.:40:00.

Cescle. He's had a couple of running in his career -- Henry

:40:00.:40:05.

Cecil. It was a straightforward win for him at Haydock. He's open to

:40:05.:40:12.

bundles of improvement, isn't he, Mick? It is. Like we said in the

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parade ring, a lot of the horses have untapped opiniontial and we

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don't really know how good some of them can be.

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This is the other one I think is interesting, Slumber, number 14.

:40:24.:40:31.

Won at Epsom, third in the Chester Vase. Barry Hills likes to have a

:40:31.:40:35.

run in the Derby to test them out. He was thinking at some stage this

:40:35.:40:41.

was capable of running in a Derby. He's dropped in from a mile and a

:40:41.:40:45.

half to a mile and a quarter. The good stable thinks a lot of the

:40:45.:40:49.

horse. The other thing about this horse is that physically he seems

:40:49.:40:53.

to be bigger and stronger and more developed than quite a few in this

:40:53.:40:58.

race who're still likely raced. OK he's only had three runs but he's a

:40:58.:41:02.

big, strong three-year-old. Certainly is. You would like to

:41:02.:41:08.

know is there significance in the cap. I'm sure Prince Abdullah won't

:41:08.:41:18.
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mind which cap it wears, as long as it wins. This is Laajooj, Mickael

:41:20.:41:23.

Barzalona. Had a couple of wins from his three starts so far this

:41:23.:41:26.

year. Another one which is improving, although I thought a

:41:26.:41:31.

couple of the others might have a bit more improvement in them than

:41:31.:41:35.

he does? I would agree with that. He looks more exposed, from what

:41:35.:41:40.

we've seen so far. A very keen running sort as well isn't he, this

:41:40.:41:45.

fella? Looked like he was doing too much way early on in the previous

:41:45.:41:55.
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race. Your favourite is favourite. �20,000. Bangers and

:42:02.:42:10.

mash cash, John! Happy Today was well behind Frankel

:42:10.:42:14.

in the 2000 Guineas, ran previously in the Stakes in Newmarket and

:42:14.:42:23.

showed good form that day. He did, and you just have to say, he's been

:42:23.:42:27.

unlucky so far this week, the owner, he'll be hoping this horse can put

:42:27.:42:32.

up a good display. Also unlucky, it's 13, downhill and not a very

:42:32.:42:36.

long run to the first turn here and races with a number of runners on

:42:36.:42:41.

this track tend to be very rough in the early part. They do, as well

:42:41.:42:46.

you have got the worse ground as well where you start off. The boys

:42:46.:42:56.
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said this is where the ground is at up at the 100-30 favourite. He's in

:43:05.:43:10.

the centre going in. The one big problem, I suppose, that Ryan Moore

:43:10.:43:16.

might have, as he looked free on the post, he'll need him to settle

:43:16.:43:20.

early on. Only a few more to go. Back to Jim.

:43:20.:43:29.

Last couple going in. Here Frankie. Only got four on his outside. A

:43:29.:43:36.

mile and a quarter, set to go. Racing. Even despatched to Slim

:43:36.:43:39.

Shadey on the inside, one of the first away, Slumber in the early

:43:39.:43:45.

stages away. Going fast is Happy Today. Moriarty driving through on

:43:45.:43:48.

the inside. Frankie Dettori right there in the centre on Hunter's

:43:48.:43:54.

Light as they charge to Swindley Bottom. Very deep is Happy Today

:43:54.:43:58.

who just shows the way. Hunter's Light just slipping in behind him.

:43:58.:44:03.

In second is Moriarty and third is Hunter's Light, followed by Maali

:44:03.:44:07.

as they race into Swindley Bottom. Tazahum can't get on the track at

:44:07.:44:13.

all. The striped cap. In behind them is Slumber positioned on the

:44:13.:44:18.

inside. Pisco Sour. Midsummer Sun. They start to climb uphill from

:44:18.:44:23.

Swindley Bottom. Further back in the field at this stage, back on

:44:23.:44:27.

the inside of runners is Loving Spirit giving them a fair start.

:44:27.:44:31.

The leader here on the inside is still Happy Today. Deeper on the

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track in the Royal blue of Godolphin is Hunter's Light. On the

:44:35.:44:41.

inside, Moriarty in the centre. Next with the striped cap, Maali,

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followed by Tazahum. Slumber is behind them. Pisco Sour. Midsummer

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Sun and Slim Shadey. Alkimos is very wide, starting to run as they

:44:51.:44:53.

come up towards the entrance to the home straight.

:44:53.:44:59.

Well back in the field too with the white cap, Laajooj, giving them a

:44:59.:45:03.

long start. Auld Burns is out back. On the turn for home now, Happy

:45:03.:45:07.

Today on the inside, Hunter's Light in second, Moriarty starting to

:45:07.:45:11.

slip back. Coming into it now, Tazahum, wide throughout. Further

:45:11.:45:15.

back in the field, Pisco Sour, running on particularly well, as

:45:15.:45:19.

they race up inside the two. Heading for home now, Frankie

:45:19.:45:23.

Dettori on Hunter's Light. Grabbed immediately by Pisco Sour. Here is

:45:23.:45:27.

Alkimos down the outside with a run and they've kicked away from

:45:27.:45:33.

Tazahum and Laajooj from a long way back. Racing up just inside the

:45:33.:45:38.

final furlong, Pisco Sour. Alkimos the danger. They're clear of the

:45:38.:45:43.

pack. Pisco Sour is in front. A double for Hughy Morrison as Pisco

:45:43.:45:49.

Sour wins the money. Alkimos is second. Third Slumber, followed by

:45:49.:45:52.

Specific Gravity and Marksmanship who came from nowhere. Back in the

:45:52.:46:00.

field, Tazahum, followed by Specific Gravity who's well backed

:46:00.:46:05.

with Auld Burns. Pisco Sour is the winner of the Tercentenary Stakes

:46:05.:46:11.

at 20-1. Jimmy Fortune in the saddle, a

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double for Hughy Morrison, as Pisco Sour gets the money.

:46:16.:46:23.

And he gets there by a couple of lengths. Alkimos in second. Then in

:46:23.:46:31.

third, Slumber. Specific Gravity, Tazahum, Laajooj, Marksmanship,

:46:31.:46:37.

light laigt light was next. Ahlaain behind them -- Hunter's Light. Auld

:46:37.:46:42.

Burns. Moriarty was there for a long way, Maali, Midsummer Sun.

:46:42.:46:50.

Then a gap to Loving Spirit. Still a couple more to come.

:46:50.:46:56.

There's Happy Today. Very wide and used up a lot of gas early and Slim

:46:56.:47:01.

Shadey last. Pisco Sour, who ran so well in the dandy Stakes and also

:47:01.:47:11.
:47:11.:47:25.

ran in the Derby and deserved that background, the sun's still shining

:47:25.:47:28.

on Pisco Sour. He's the first horse from the Derby

:47:28.:47:36.

to have run again, finished ninth earlier, for Jimmy Fortune, leading

:47:36.:47:40.

jockey here in 2007 with five winners, it's been lean for him

:47:40.:47:44.

since then, one in 2008, one in 2009, none last year, here he is

:47:44.:47:52.

back on the winners' board, Kieren Fallon on the second horse, Alkimos.

:47:52.:47:58.

Slumber couldn't get out when he wanted to. He'd never have gotten

:47:58.:48:02.

to the front two, would have been interesting had he got there. Pisco

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Sour wins the Tercentenary Stakes. He finished a nice third at York

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and he went into the Derby with high hopes, but things went

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drastically wrong that day, but today things have gone absolutely

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famously. I've forgotten his name... Keiron or Jimmy? Jimmy Fortune.

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He's a guy who's one of the strongest in the weighing room, he

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rides really well, it's nice to see that Jimmy's got himself a real

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Royal Ascot winner. And a golden day for Hughy Morrison,

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who's with Rishi now? The second winner a row here. A

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magical moment? Unbelievable, yes. We thought heerd run well, but the

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way Pisco Sour put this horse to bed on the gallops on Saturday, we

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thought he'd done well. You can forget about the Derby, he was too

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fresh, I didn't do enough with him probably after the Ebor, he was

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jarred up and we had to look after him. He came out of the Derby

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fantastic and you must congratulate Epsom for the wonderful ground he

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had that day because he came out better than when we went in.

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Terrific Royal Ascot relationship with Jimmy Fortune? First Ascot

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winners and that's our third Ascot winner we've had with him. You have

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always believed in this horse. In the build-up to the Derby, even

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though you are admitting trainer error, you were saying you thought

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he could win a big race? I knew if we could settle him, he'd have a

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serious chance and Jimmy gave it a good job. 33-1 for the Ladbrokes St

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Leger, is that a potential target for him? I thought it was until he

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ran too free at Epsom, but he'll be looking at that now. Well done

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today. Thank you. This is a landmark for Jimmy Fortune because

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he's one of the best around. There's no doubt about that. He's

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ridden 13 winners for the season. It's been a couple of years, as

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Claire said, since he's been in the winners' enclosure. There's the

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winning owner, a proud man after the Tercentenary Stakes. When

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you're hot, you're hot and Hughie Morrison wins with Pisco Sour.

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the last race, the big gamble of the morning as well, Apache, was

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7.5-1 this morning. Can Apache come out the shadows, John? Well, in

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fashion today, we've had a real treat. Not sure that any one

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particular style has emerged, but we've seen lots of different

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classic styles, a lot of fun and, in terms of milinary, how do you

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feel about today? I've been spoilt and the ladies really excelled,

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they really went to town and expressed themselves. That's what

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the whole of this celebration is about. It is. About enjoying

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yourself, having fun, not being overly serious. Let's have a look

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at an image, this lady, beautiful, like a Hollywood movie star.

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There's a hint towards the '40s, effortless, graceful, the detailing

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of the gloves and that beautiful cinched in waist, she makes this

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look effortless and that's the secret of pulling off that look.

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Let's hope for more of that tomorrow. Tomorrow, we are on air

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again at 1.45, five races for you on BBC One and BBC Two and the

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final race again on the red button, which is where we are going shortly

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for the coverage of the King George V Stakes. Tomorrow, the feature

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will be the Coronation straick Stakes and we have an American

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runner. We haven't had a big international winner. She'll be

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taken -- taking on lots of others. Should be a good day. King Edward

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VII Stakes as well, known as the Ascot Derby. Jimmy Fortune is

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getting congratulations from the other jockeys at the moment. We'll

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talk to him on the red button, as well as reviewing Gold Cup day. The

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guys in the betting ring talked about Apache. Joseph O'Brien riding

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