Royal Ascot 2013! The waiting is finally over.
Day 1 begins with a bang and a three pronged assault. It starts with Animal Kingdom trying to cement his place as the best horse in the world in the Queen Anne Stakes. The speed-balls are next out of the traps in the King’s Stand Stakes as they try and blitz down the 5f track. Then Dawn Approach starts on the road to recovery as he attempts to put his Derby misery behind him with a shot at the St James’s Palace Stakes. Nothing like starting slowly is there?!?
Before we go on lets have a little straw poll of BDH readers…
Royal Ascot can be a real ball-ache over the 5 days and if you aren’t careful it can leave your punting bank high and dry. My advice is set out a plan early on and stick to it. You don’t want to be throwing bets out willy nilly so plan your assault and stick to the path you have chosen.
To try and help you along the way I will be covering one race each day here on the Blog, starting with the speedster’s in the King’s Stand Stakes.
I’ve produced my usual pace-map in the guide and it looks like there should be an even-ish spread of pace across the track, although if push comes to shove I would probably plump for the middle as being the zone where most of the pace is happening.
It is all in today’s guide, which you can download, for free, from the link below…
As always you don’t have to side with me here, there is plenty of analysis in the guide that you can utilize into your own thoughts and workings.
Happy Royal Ascot punting, however you decide to put the guide to use.