EARLY GOING NEWS: Day Three at Royal Ascot

ascot2The going for the third day of Royal Ascot remains:

 Straight Course: Good to Firm (watered)

Round Course: Good to Firm, Good in places (watered)

 GoingStick readings at 8.00am today:

Stands’ Side 9.1 (9.2 yesterday)

Centre 8.9 (9.0 yesterday)

Far Side 8.9 (9.0 yesterday)

Round 7.7 (8.0 yesterday)

Stalls:

Straight Course: Centre

Round Course: Inside

For today, Thursday, June 19 the far rail on the round course will be positioned approximately three yards out from the nine-furlong start to the home straight. This adds approximately the following:

Old Mile- 6yds

1m 2f- 9yds

Races of 1m 4f and further- 12yds

It was dry overnight, the forecast is for a sunny morning before

clouding over with sunny spells in the afternoon.

The whole course was watered overnight, with four millimetres of moisture applied.

 

NON-RUNNERS

3.05pm Tercentenary Stakes (Group 3)

9          STORMARDAL (IRE) (Going)

5.35pm King George V Handicap

7          WRANGLER (Going)