Royal Ascot 2018: Ascot Stakes preview, betting and tips

THE Ascot Stakes is the fifth race on day one among Royal Ascot and we've received all the newest news, views and prime tips forward of this yr's renewal.

To get you within the temper for the stamina-sapping contest – right here's a run-down of the race.

 Thomas Hobson went on to finish sixth in last year's Melbourne Cup

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Thomas Hobson went on to complete sixth in final yr's Melbourne Cup

The 2018 Ascot Stakes will happen on Tuesday, June 19 at 5.00pm and can be stay on ITV.

It's a Class 2 Handicap run over two miles and 4 furlongs open to horses aged 4 or above and rated between zero-one hundred.

Verify again right here quickly for all the newest odds on the Ascot Stakes.

The Willies Mullins-educated Thomas Hobson gained the race impressively beneath Ryan Moore. He went off the four-1 favorite.

Countless Acres (10-1) was second with Who Dares Wins (5-1) third.

Each Ryan Moore and Fran Berry have ridden the winner of the Ascot Stakes 3 times, whereas former champion jumps coach Martin Pipe has gained it 4 occasions.

Pipe final saddled the winner in 2003 with Sindapour.

That's an excellent query! Tips for the race will seem right here as quickly as we have now them from the likes of Templegate and Matt Chapman.

TV presenter Hayley Moore catches unfastened racing horse and hangs on for pricey life

THE Ascot Stakes is the fifth race on day one among Royal Ascot and we've obtained all the newest news, views and prime tips forward of this yr's renewal.

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