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Sir Michael's third winner of 2018 Royal Ascot comes in the form of Eqtidaar

Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum's Shadwell operation landed its second Group 1 Commonwealth Cup (1200m) since the race's inception in 2015, when Eqtidaar won the latest edition for trainer Sir Michael Stoute at Royal Ascot on Friday.

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Persian floors King Edward VII Stakes rivals

Godolphin's good week continued - as did that of Darley Stud - when Old Persian, a son of Dubawi, won the Group 2 King Edward VII Stakes (2400m) ay Royal Ascot on Friday.

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Johnson gets off to a flyer in Albany Stakes

Trainer Mark Johnston started day four of Royal Ascot 2018 on Friday as he finished day three - with a winner, Main Edition (7/1) coming late to win the Group 3 Albany Stakes (1200m) for the Middleham-based trainer.

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Going report, track conditions and form for Ascot

Track conditions and form for Friday's meeting at Royal Ascot - the six race broadcast commences at 11.30pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central.

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Da Silva can make up ground on absent leaders at Seoul on Saturday

The top of the Seoul Jockey’s Premiership has a somewhat unfamiliar look about it as we head towards the halfway point of the 2018 racing season - Kim Dong Soo and Lim Gi Won arre at the top of the table - hot on their heels though is Antonio Da Silva and with both Kim and Lim suspended this weekend, the Brazilian rider can make inroads into their lead

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Race 5: Class 4 (1000M) Handicap - Argo Rocket has reached class 4 in double-quick time after a pair of victories, both at this level. She’s got talent but she’s going to have to improve if she is to maintain her 100% record here

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Takarazuka Kinen (G1) - Preview

After two weeks without a Grade 1 to headline Japan Racing Association racing, the Takarazuka Kinen steps in to give the fans one last thriller until top-level racing starts up again in late September.

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UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview

After weeks of attention on more storied venues, the focus of American racing shifts this weekend to Thistledown, where Flameaway and Lone Sailor bid to get their seasons back on track in the Ohio Derby.

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Be Vewy Vewy Quiet hunting return to form in Bold Ruckus

Be Vewy Vewy Quiet was among the best in his division at Woodbine as a two-year-old, winning a pair of sprint stakes and earning a Sovereign Award nomination - on Sunday, seven weeks out from a disappointing sophomore bow, Be Vewy Vewy Quiet will try turf for the first time in the $100,000 Bold Ruckus,

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Ascot stewards' report

James McDonald, the rider of Curiousity, suspended for 2 days for whip use and Colm O'Donoghue, the rider of Torcedor, also suspended for 2 days for using his whip - crowd up - track waterng on Thursday night

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Gosden lands first Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

The famous race was a rare omission from the illustrious CV of Newmarket-based John Gosden, but the four-year-old colt Stradivarius, owned and bred by Bjorn Nielsen and ridden by the inimitable Frankie Dettori, filled the vacancy in style

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O'Brien works his magic in Ribblesdale Stakes

Magic Wand's Group 2 Ribblesdale Stakes (2400m) victory provided trainer Aidan O'Brien with a quick-fire 25/1 double, following immediately on the heels of Hunting Horn's Hampton Court Stakes success at Royal Ascot on Thursday.

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Moore brings up 50th Royal Ascot winner

Ryan Moore rode his 50th Royal Ascot winner for one of the meeting's most successful partnerships when Hunting Horn landed the Group 3 Hampton Court Stakes (2000m) on Thursday.

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Wesley Ward wins Norfolk Stakes with Shang Shang Shang

British racing's finest American import, Wesley Ward, had not enjoyed the best Royal Ascot until Shang Shang Shang landed the Group 2 Norfolk Stakes (1000m) on Thursday.

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A classic Coronation in store on Friday

The heroines of all three 1000 Guineas - the mile Classic races for three-year-old fillies run at Newmarket, the Curragh and Longchamp - meet on Friday for the first time in the £500,000 Group One Coronation Stakes.

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32Red handed £2 million penalty for failing to protect high-staking customer

Online bookmaker 32Red have been fined £2 million by the UK Gambling Commission after failing to protect a problem punter.

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Fields for Royal Ascot on Saturday

Fields for Royal Ascot on Saturday - field of 12 for Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) including Harry Angel, Redkirk Warrior, Merchant Navy

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Going news, track conditions and form for Ascot

Track conditions and form for Thursday’s meeting at Royal Ascot - the six race broadcast commences at 11.30pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central - the going for the third day of Royal Ascot remains Good to Firm.

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Classic winner Indian King returns at Busan on Friday

Indian King was one of the stars of last year’s Triple Crown season and on Friday the colt returns, after almost a year out, to contest the feature event of a 9-race card at Busan Racecourse

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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Race 9: Class 2 (1400M) Handicap - Wildly competitive feature - the headline is that Indian King races for the first time since running 2nd in last year’s Minister’s Cup

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