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The fastest horse on turf? Some of the quickest equine athletes do battle on day one of Royal Ascot


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  • The highly anticipated Royal Ascot kicks off today (Tuesday 15 June), and quite frankly, we can’t wait. One of the biggest races on today’s card is the Group One King’s Stand Stakes, which is run over the shortest distance of five furlongs – blink, and you’ll miss it. Here’s the Royal Ascot betting day one King’s Stand Stakes runners and riders. Will Battaash bounce back from injury, or could The Queen have a winner on the first day in the form of King’s Lynn – who is your pick to win?

    Royal Ascot betting day one: King’s Stand Stakes

    Horse: Battaash | Jockey: Jim Crowley | Place bet: 7/4
    Trainer: Charles Hills

    Winter Power | Jockey: S De Sousa | Place bet: 5/1
    Tim Easterby

    Extravagant Kid | Jockey: Frankie Dettori | Place bet: 13/2
    Brendan P Walsh

    Oxted | Jockey: Cieren Fallon | Place bet: 8/1
    Roger Teal

    Liberty Beach | Jockey: Jason Hart | Place bet: 14/1
    John Quinn

    King’s Lynn | Jockey: Oisin Murphy | Place bet: 14/1
    Andrew Balding

    Que Amoro | Jockey: J P Mulrennan | Place bet: 20/1
    Michael Dods

    Keep Busy | Jockey: Ryan Moore | Place bet: 20/1
    John Quinn

    Maven | Jockey: John Velaquez | Place bet: 25/1
    Wesley A Ward

    Stone Of Destiny | Jockey: William Buick | Place bet: 25/1
    Andrew Balding

    Arecibo | Jockey: Jamie Spencer | Place bet: 33/1
    Robert Cowell

    Ubettabelieveit | Jockey: Rowan Scott | Place bet: 33/1
    Nigel Tinkler

    Acklam Express | Jockey: Tom Marquand | Place bet: 40/1
    Nigel Tinkler

    Harry’s Bar | Jockey: R P Whelan | Place bet: 80/1
    Aidrian McGuinness

    Ornate | Jockey: Adam Kirby | Place bet: 250/1
    David C Griffiths

    Glamorous Anna | Jockey: William Cox | Place bet: 250/1
    Christopher Mason

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    How can I watch the King’s Stand Stakes?

    ITV Racing will be showing the entire Royal Ascot meeting live. The King’s Stand Stakes gets underway at 3.40pm today (15 June).

    What is the prize money for winning?

    The winner of the 2021 King’s Stand Stakes will take home £198,485.

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