Our International expert Laura King takes a look at all the overseas contenders running at Royal Ascot...
On Saturday, Belmont Park hosts the best card in America outside of the Breeders’ Cup meeting, with eight Grade 1s on a superb day of racing. The feature is the mile and a half Belmont Stakes itself, In which ten colts will line up, including Preakness winner War Of Will.
Both French Guineas take place at ParisLongchamp on Sunday, with the Group 1 Emirates Poule d’Essai des Poulains (French 2000 Guineas) attracting a field of 12.
The Dubai World Cup, which this year has had the prize money elevated to $12million, is the richest race in the world once again. The 2019 renewal looks very open, with seven Group 1 winners in the field and plenty with leading chances.