Royal Ascot Results: Five Action-packed Days

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Many had been eagerly awaiting the thrills of Royal Ascot, and when the entourage of horses and riders came into sight the spectators started to cheer. Following the riders were the horse drawn carriages of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, and Prince Charles and Camilla. This not only signified the moment everyone had been waiting for, to catch a glimpse of the Royal Family, but it meant that the Royal Ascot was officially opened, and that five days of exhilarating racing was about to begin.

Royal Ascot took place at Ascot Racecourse from the 17th of June to the 21st of June 2008. The racing line-up for each day consisted of various races including Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Handicap and Heritage Handicap races. Even though the winners differed, one thing remained constant throughout the racing days – the quality of horse racing was excellent, and each race was fun, explosive and entertaining.

For those who missed out on all the action, the results of the Royal Ascot racing events are as follows, with the names of the horses in placing order:

Group 1 Races

The Queen Anne Stakes: Haradasun, Darjina, Finsceal Beo
The King’s Stand Stakes: Equiano, Take Over Target, Fleeting Spirit
The St. James Palace Stakes: Henrythenavigator, Ravens Pass, Twice Over
The Prince of Wales’s Stakes: Duke of Marmalade, Phoenix Tower, Pipedreamer
The Gold Cup: Yeats, Geordieland, Coastal Path
The Coronation Stakes: Lush Lashes, Infallible, Carribean Sunset
The Golden Jubilee Stakes: Kingsgate Native, War Artist, Sir Gerry

Group 2 Races

The Coventry Stakes: Art Connoisseur, Intense Focus, Lord Shanakill
The Windsor Forest Stakes: Sabana Perdida, Heaven Sent, Grecian Dancer
The Queen Mary Stakes: Langs Lash, Shyrl, Connie Mac
The Norfolk Stakes: South Central, Spin Cycle, Prolific
The Ribblesdale Stakes: Mitchita, Arthur’s Girl, Hobby
The King Edward VII Stakes: Campanologist, Conduit, Top Lock
The Hardwicke Stakes: Macarthur, Multidimensional, Maraahel

Group 3 Races

The Jersey Stakes: Aqlaam, Il Warrd, Dream Eater
The Albany Stakes: Cuis Ghaire, Penny’s Gift, Danidh Dubai
The Queens Vase: Patkai, Amerigo, Gravitation

Other racing events:

The Ascot Stakes Handicap: Missoula, Mamlook, Liberate
The Windsor Castle Stakes (Listed Race): Flashmans Papers, Bushranger, Mullionmileanhour
The Royal Hunt Cup (Heritage Handicap): Mr Aviator, Docofthebay, Royal Power
The Sandringham Handicap Stakes: Festivale, Illusion, Shabiba
The Britannia Stakes (Heritage Handicap): Fifteen Love, Masaalek, Yaddree
The Hampton Court Stakes (Listed Race): Collection, Staying On, King of Rome
The George V Stakes (Heritage Handicap): Colony, Savarain, Moonquake
The Wolferton Handicap Stakes (Listed Race): Supaseus, Many Volumes, Pinpoint
The Buckingham Palace Stakes (Heritage Handicap): Regal Parade, Dhaular Dhar, Jedburgh
The Chesham Stakes (Listed Race): Free Agent, Seaway, Markyg
The Wokingham Stakes (Heritage Handicap): Big Timer, Beaver Patrol, King’s Apostle
The Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (Heritage Handicap): Sugar Ray, Mad Rush, King Charles
The Queen Alexandra Stakes (Conditions Race): Honolulu, Distinction, Metaphoric

Royal Ascot will be back again next year with more exciting horse racing events, high fashion and brilliant entertainment. Ascot Racecourse will the gracious host, and thousands of spectators will be filling the stands in anticipation of another racing festival just as breathtaking and as extraordinary as they experienced this year.