Tom Frary

Royal Ascot: “We Know He Is Good Enough.” Artorius Back for Jubilee Burn-Up

Royal Ascot 2023 winds up on Saturday with the centrepiece the meeting's now-familiar international dash, the G1 Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee S. These are some of the fastest equine dragsters on the planet, with the 1:11.05 six-furlong course record of Blue Point (Ire) (Shamardal) potentially under threat as the high pressure continues to build over Berkshire. Australia's Artorius (Aus) (Flying Artie {Aus}) returns a year older and more mature than when a close third 12 months ago as he covered the final three furlongs faster than any. Hong Kong's Wellington...

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The Great Racing Read: Tom Frary

Racehorses By Timeform My favourite racing book is actually a set of books, Timeform's Racehorses series, as I am a total nerd when it comes to these beasts. Published as annuals, they satisfy every quest for information on horses that have been and gone and have an abundance of trivia of the day to digest. They give you a real sense of what the racing world was like at that time and they are written as if you are sat with an old sage around a fireplace with the whole...

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