Royal Ascot Day 1 Tips: Queen Anne Stakes & King’s Stand Stakes
With Racing Tips on hand to guide you through the first of five days of thrilling Royal Ascot 2020 action, you’ll be suited and booted for all the big races of the day – including the very first Group One race, the Queen Anne Stakes, which i sswiftly followed by the King’s Stand Stakes. So, we’ve outlined all the Royal Ascot day 1 tips and betting predictions below to ensure you’re all clued up ahead of the drama. Scroll on down and dive in…
Tuesday – Royal Ascot Day 1 Tips
|Time||Race||Our Tip||Place Bet|
|1:15pm||Buckingham Palace Handicap||TBC||Place Bet|
|1:50pm||Queen Anne Stakes||TBC||Place Bet|
|2;25pm||Ribblesdale Stakes||TBC||Place Bet|
|3pm||King Edward VII Stakes||TBC||Place Bet|
|3:35pm||Kings Stand Stakes||TBC||Place Bet|
|4:10pm||Duke of Cambridge Stakes||TBC||Place Bet|
|4:40pm||Ascot Stakes Handicap||TBC||Place Bet|
We’ve also outlined all the Ascot results for all of the day 1 races, from the very first Buckingham Palace Handicap all the way through to the very last Ascot Stakes. Take a peruse below…
|Buckingham Palace Handicap||TBC||TBC|
|Queen Anne Stakes||TBC||TBC|
|King Edward VII Stakes||TBC||TBC|
|Kings Stand Stakes||TBC||TBC|
|Duke of Cambridge Stakes||TBC||TBC|
|Ascot Stakes Handicap||TBC|
Tuesday 16th June 2020
The hats are donned, glasses of champagne in hand, and binoculars at the ready – the first day of a prestigious Royal Ascot may not kick off with its usual Royal procession – a historic introduction to the races – to make this a Royal Ascot unlike any other. Indeed, the Queen and her party arrive via carriage into the venue and are shortly escorted to the highly-esteemed Royal Enclosure, closed off to public inclusion.
With the frivolities out of the way, all eyes turn to the horses, their jockeys and the betting. We’re armed with our latest Royal Ascot day 1 tips, offering odds on every big race of the day. We begin the meeting with the Buckinggam Palace Handicap before the first of the highly anticipated Group One Ascot races: the Queen Anne Stakes. Known for its proclivity to produce some of the best horses of the five-day racing bonanza, this particular contest originates back hundreds of years to when Royal Ascot was first held during the reign of Queen Anne.
Once the drama of the first big race dies down and the victor has claimed the glory and bragging rights, usually the first of the meeting two-year-old races take place, but the rescheduled running order means the Coventry Stakes is moved to later in the week. Historically, this particular thriller has produced some of the finest jockeys to grace Ascot itself, with Frankie Dettori leading the change. For any of the 2020 contingency to feature in the Royal Ascot day 1 tips and betting predictions, they’ll have to channel the spirit of the Italian himself.
The second of the Group One races – the King’s Stand Stakes – then takes centre stage. Just like the Queen Anne, there’s some hot prospects on track this summer amidst what should be another mesmerizing affair. Our Royal Ascot Day 1 tips put BATTAASH as the expected winner. Not surprising, given that renowned trainer Charlie Hills has led the top-class sprinter to plenty of high=profile victories in recent years. A huge field is likely to mak it a tough contest for Jim Crowley and his star horse, yet our money’s still on Hills’ favourite to claim Ascot glory.
The Ribblesdale, Duke Of Cambridge Stakes and the long-distance Ascot Stakes Handicap bring up the rear in the day 1 action, providing just the perfect amount of thrill ahead of the Royal Ascot Day 2 action, with plenty of Ascot free bets to go around.