Nick Luck introduces a top day’s racing from York, where the feature is the £100,000 Sprint Trophy.1.50 SAN: Agelou Handicap 2.05 YOR: Queen Mother’s Cup 2.20 SAN: Not On Our Watch Handicap 2.40 YOR: ladbrokes.com Handicap 2.55 SAN: Scurry Stakes 3.15 YOR: Ian And Kate Hall Macmillan Ganton Stakes 3.30 MUS: Berrylands Handicap 3.50 YOR: Charity Sprint Trophy Tuesday 18th June ROYAL ASCOT – Day 1 LIVE: 1.45pm-6.00pm – Channel 4
Clare Balding and Nick Luck present Channel 4’s coverage of the opening day of the Royal meeting.
For the first time ever, all six races are broadcast live on Channel 4 every day, and what a start it is.
Three Group One contests kick-off arguably the best week’s racing in the world.
It begins with the Queen Anne Stakes, won last year by the mighty Frankel and this year featuring the American superstar Animal Kingdom.
Reports by Emma Spencer, Rishi Persad, Mick Fitzgerald and Gina Bryce.
Commentary and analysis from Simon Holt, Jim McGrath, Graham Cunningham, Tanya Stevenson and Brian Gleeson.2.30 – ASC: Queen Anne Stakes 3.05 – ASC: King’s Stand Stakes 3.45 – ASC: St James’s Palace Stakes 4.25 – ASC: Coventry Stakes 5.00 – ASC: Ascot Stakes 5.35 – ASC: Windsor Castle Stakes Wednesday 19th June ROYAL ASCOT – Day 2
LIVE: 1.45pm-6.00pm – Channel 4
Clare Balding and Nick Luck present all the pageantry, tradition and top-quality racing from Day Two of the Royal meeting.
Today’s highlight is the 150th anniversary running of the Prince of Wales’s Stakes, plus all the sights and sounds of this fashion spectacular.2.30 – ASC: Jersey Stakes 3.05 – ASC: Duke of Cambridge Stakes 3.45 – ASC: Prince of Wales’s Stakes 4.25 – ASC: Royal Hunt Cup 5.00 – ASC: Queen Mary Stakes 5.35 – ASC: Sandringham Handicap Thursday 20th June ROYAL ASCOT – Day 3 LIVE: 1.45pm-6.00pm – Channel 4
It’s Gold Cup day at Royal Ascot, and Clare Balding and Nick Luck introduce all six races on day three of the Royal meeting.
At 2.00pm the Queen will arrive in the Royal procession, hoping to win the big race for the first time with her own horse, Estimate.2.30 – ASC: Norfolk Stakes 3.05 – ASC: Ribblesdale Stakes 3.45 – ASC: Gold Cup 4.25 – ASC: Britannia Stakes 5.00 – ASC: Tercentenary Stakes 5.35 – ASC: King George V Stakes Friday 21st June ROYAL ASCOT – Day 4 LIVE: 1.45pm-6.00pm – Channel 4
Clare Balding and Nick Luck present all the style and drama of day four at the Royal meeting.
Today’s racing highlight is the fillies’ mile race, the Coronation Stakes – first run in 1840.
There’s also coverage of all the fashion sights that form such a spectacular backdrop to this great sporting event.2.30 – ASC: Albany Stakes 3.05 – ASC: King Edward VII Stakes 3.45 – ASC: Coronation Stakes 4.25 – ASC: Wolferton Handicap 5.00 – ASC: Queen’s Vase 5.35 – ASC: Buckingham Palace Stakes Saturday 22nd June ROYAL ASCOT – Day 5 LIVE: 1.45pm-6.00pm – Channel 4
Coverage of the final day of Royal Ascot 2013.2.30 – ASC: Chesham Stakes 3.05 – ASC: Hardwicke Stakes 3.45 – ASC: Diamond Jubilee Stakes 4.25 – ASC: Wokingham Stakes 5.00 – ASC: Duke of Edinburgh Handicap 5.35 – ASC: Queen Alexandra Stakes Tuesday 25th June Newton Abbot & Ballinrobe LIVE: 7.00pm-9.00pm – Sky Sports 2 Thursday 27th June Leicester & Tipperary LIVE: 7.00pm-9.00pm – Sky Sports 2 July 11-13 July Festival – Newmarket Channel 4 Saturday 27th July King George Day – Ascot Channel 4 July 30-August 3 Glorious Goodwood Channel 4 August 21-24 Ebor Festival – York Channel 4 September 12-14 St Leger Meeting – Doncaster Channel 4 Sunday 6th October Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe – Longchamp, FRA Channel 4 (tbc) / Racing UK Saturday 19th October QIPCO British Champions Day – Ascot Channel 4 November 1-2 Breeders’ Cup – Santa Anita Park, USA At The Races / Racing UK Tuesday 5th November Melbourne Gold Cup Day – Flemington, AUS At The Races Saturday 30th November Hennessy Gold Cup Day – Newbury Channel 4 Friday 27th December William Hill King George VI Chase – Kempton Channel 4 Saturday 28th December Coral Welsh Grand National – Chepstow Channel 4