Ticker
  • Prize Exhibit (3-1) powers home the best in the Megahertz.Posted 1 day ago
  • Uncontested (6-5) romps wire to wire in the sloppy Smarty Jones.Posted 1 day ago
  • Green Gratto (5-2) is a game winner of Aqueduct's Toboggan Stakes.Posted 1 day ago
  • Lockdown (2-1), full sister to Close Hatches, wins the Busanda at Aqueduct.Posted 2 days ago
  • Back at Oaklawn Park, Terra Promessa (6-5) rolls in the Pippin.Posted 3 days ago
  • Vale Dori (1-5) is too much for her La Canada competition.Posted 3 days ago
  • Tommy Macho (5-2) tons the best in the Hal's Hope at Gulfstream Park.Posted 3 days ago
  • Flatlined (15-1) wins a wild finish in the Ft. Lauderdale Stakes.Posted 3 days ago
  • Sandiva (7-5) powers by to win the Marshua's River Stakes.Posted 3 days ago
  • Sunny Ridge (5-2) powers home to victory in Aqueduct's Jazil Stakes.Posted 3 days ago

2012 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1)

Date/Track:
7/21/2012, Ascot-GB
Distance:
1 1/2m (Turf)
Age/Sex:
3+ M
Time:
2:31.62
comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about the 2012 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1)...

Given the level of prestige that the King George carries among the top G1 races in the UK, it hasn't really drawn great fields over the past few renewals. But this year's field lining up for King George glory reads as a real who's-who among top middle distance turf horses in Europe and internationally. Last year's King George winner and recent G1 Coral-Eclipse winner, Nathaniel, is back to defend his King George crown. Also in the field are last year's G1 Arc De Triomphe 1st and 2nd, Danedream and Shareta. Last year's G1 BC Turf 1st and 2nd, St Nicholas Abbey and Sea Moon. Who've already won the G1 Coronation Cup and G2 Hardwicke Stakes between them this season. Last year's G1 English St. Leger 1st and 2nd, Masked Marvel and Brown Panther. Last year's G1 Prix Du Jockey Club and G2 Prix Niel winner, Reliable Man. Last year's G1 Melbourne Cup and G1 Hong Kong Vase winner, Dunaden. And just for good measure, throw in this year's G1 Japanese Derby winner, Deep Brillante. This promises to be one of the competitive renewals of the G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes in quite a few years.
  • Show All 3 Comments
  • zatt · This is the race of the year so far in Europe ... I favor Sea Moon, but could easily make a case for a half dozen others. · 1643 days ago
  • Buckpasser · This is going to be a great race if all show up · 1643 days ago

Top Stories