Talking Horses: six extra races for Royal Ascot plus Hong Kong tips

Buckingham Palace Handicap will return for the first time since 2014 and eight races are scheduled for final Saturday

The stands will be empty but, in terms of the action on the track, this year’s Royal Ascot will be bigger than ever, six races having been added to a heavily revised running order for the event, due to begin on 16 June. Racing insiders praised the changes, designed to give chances to as many horses and therefore owners as possible, and to fit in with the unusual timing of this year’s Classic races.

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Source: theguardian
Talking Horses: six extra races for Royal Ascot plus Hong Kong tips