Royal Ascot entries revealed

Star sprinter Lady Aurelia will race and Big Orange will hopefully be back to defend his Gold Cup Crown

Excitement is building for the world’s premier flat race meet and today it was confirmed that seven nations are represented at the entry stage for Royal Ascot’s eight Group One races.

Wesley Ward will be back for the USA, with his star sprinter Lady Aurelia, and could be joined by compatriots Todd Pletcher, Bill Mott and Chad Brown. Meanwhile, Frankie Dettori has been booked to ride Australian Champion Sprinter, Redkirk Warrior, in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.

Other highlights in the Royal Ascot entries include Big Orange, who will hopefully be back to defend his Gold Cup Crown and both of Europe’s top-rated racehorses, Cracksman and Enable, have the option of the Prince of Wales’s Stakes.

Royal Ascot offers much more than just top class horse racing. It is a fashion extravaganza and the place to be seen. Plan your day with our insider guide to Royal Ascot 2018.

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