Bookies breathe sigh of relief after Dettori sends shockwaves through industry
One later joked Ascot should erect a statue of Harry Bentley after he denied Frankie Dettori a fabulous five-timer that would have left bookmakers – already reeling from the top rider's awesome foursome – staring at disaster.
David Simcock snares London Sale top lot from familiar family
A short, sharp session of selling took place in a leafy corner of Kensington Palace Gardens on Monday evening, and by the time the last of 22 lots had been offered at the Goffs London Sale, held in association with Qipco, ten horses had sold for turnover of £3,150,000.
Christophe Soumillon: Masar cost Nagano Gold victory in the Hardwicke
Christophe Soumillon is convinced that but for Masar the Czech Republic's Nagano Gold would have won the Hardwicke Stakes.
France's perennial champion jockey took the mount on the 25-1 outsider of the field, but as soon as the stalls opened he was set an almost impossible task as Masar stumbled badly and checked him.
'The fastest horse I've ever ridden' - William Buick pays tribute to Blue Point
William Buick rode Blue Point in 15 of his 20 races and his eight wins on the five-year-old included the 2018 King's Stand Stakes and this year's Al Quoz Sprint at Meydan. He gives a personal tribute to his sprinter of a lifetime.
Danny Tudhope hails relationship with Haggas following glorious Royal Ascot
Danny Tudhope, who rode four winners from ten rides at Royal Ascot, hailed his relationship with trainer William Haggas that has made the pair a dream team for punters in 2019.
Did you know you can read all of the latest racing news and collect points? We offer all Racing Post Members’ Club subscribers 50 FREE points every month.