Early going news & non-runners on day one of Royal Ascot

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EARLY GOING NEWS AND NON-RUNNERS

The going at the start of Royal Ascot has changed to Good all over.

(previously Good on Straight Course; Good to Soft (Good in places) on Round Course)

GoingStick readings (on Tuesday at 08:00)

Stands’ Side 8.7

Centre 8.9

Far Side 8.6

Round 7.8

Stalls:

Straight Course: Centre

Round Course: Inside

For Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 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

18mm rain in total Saturday. Dry since then to 7am Tuesday.

The forecast is mainly dry for the week ahead, possible showers on Thursday

 

NON-RUNNERS TODAY

 3.45pm King’s Stand Stakes

13 CALEDONIA LADY (Other)

5.00pm Ascot Stakes (Handicap)

3 CULLENTRY ROYAL (Self Cert (Infection))

5.35pm Windsor Castle Stakes

SOMEDAYSRDIAMONDS (Self Cert (Not Eaten Up))

 

NON-RUNNERS TOMORROW

5.00 Royal Hunt Cup

3 FARRAAJ (IRE) (Self Cert (Lame))

5.35pm Sandringham Handicap

5 QAWAASEM (IRE) (Vets Cert (Lame))