Windsor Course Guide

Windsor hosts racing throughout the summer, the majority of which takes place during their regular Monday evening meetings. Run in May, the Listed Royal Windsor Stakes is the Berkshire track’s first big race of the year.

The Listed Leisure Stakes ran over six furlongs for horses age three and older, has been used in the past as a prep-race for horses targeting the big midsummer sprints at Ascot and Newmarket and has been won in recent years by Tropics (2015), Markab (2012), Bated Breath (2011) and JJ The Jet Plane (2009).

Later on in the summer Windsor stages the Midsummer Stakes, a Listed contest run over a mile and open to three-year-olds and older and, over August Bank Holiday weekend, the Group Three Winter Hill Stakes. The contest is run over twelve furlongs and features some useful horses on its past winners list, not least 2015 winner Al Kazeem.

Flat Racing

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A figure of eight shape, twelve and a half furlongs in extent. Races around a mile and a half see both left and right-handed turns, but in races below that distance, only right-handed turns are met. Though perfectly flat throughout, the track is sharp in character. However due to the length of the run-in (nearly five furlongs), galloping sorts aren't inconvenienced. When the going is very testing fields tend to track across to the far side, although it is a greater factor at sprint trips. Those drawn high are favoured otherwise at five and six furlongs.

Windsor’s bottom turn has been christened ‘carnage corner’ and you can get into all sorts of trouble if the one in front slows down there, causing a concertina effect. It’s a sharp right-hander and if you employ different tactics, kicking-on on a front-runner there, you can really get those behind you at it, especially anybody caught wide. You need a balanced horses at Windsor, even though the course is flat, and a ballsy ride can pay dividends, because a path can often open up late-on on the stands’ rail.

View from the saddle: Jason WeaverJason Weaver

Advance Going

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Replays & Results

17:50 Skybet Britain's Most Popular Online Bookmaker Apprentice Handicap

(Class 6) (1m 2f)
Dark blue, light blue cross belts, striped sleeves, white cap (Niarchos Family)
  • Winner: Advanced Virgo
  • Jockey: Joshua Bryan
  • Trainer: George Scott
  • Owner: Niarchos Family

18:20 Pattonair Derby EBF Novice Stakes

(Class 5) (6f 12y)
Light blue, orange epaulets (Middleham Park Racing XXXV)
  • Winner: Magical Wish
  • Jockey: S De Sousa
  • Trainer: R Hannon
  • Owner: Middleham Park Racing XXXV

18:50 Sky Bet Price Boosts British EBF Maiden Stakes

(Class 5) (5f 21y)
Royal blue and white diabolo, red and white hooped sleeves, red cap, royal blue diamonds (Bartram,kilburn & Ware)
  • Winner: Concierge
  • Jockey: S De Sousa
  • Trainer: George Scott
  • Owner: Bartram,kilburn & Ware

19:20 Sky Bet Top Price Promise Handicap (Sky Bet Windsor Sprint Series Qualifier)

(Class 3) (5f 21y)
Dark blue and yellow (quartered), striped sleeves (Paul & Clare Rooney)
  • Winner: Kick On Kick On
  • Jockey: A Kirby
  • Trainer: C G Cox
  • Owner: Paul & Clare Rooney

19:50 Sky Bet Fast Withdrawal Selling Handicap

(Class 5) (1m 2f)
Black, pink star, pink sleeves, black armlets and stars on pink cap (Mr E R Griffiths)
  • Winner: Mouchee
  • Jockey: A Kirby
  • Trainer: P D Evans
  • Owner: Mr E R Griffiths

20:20 Sky Bet Best Odds Guaranteed Handicap

(Class 4) (1m 2f)
Red, white stars on sleeves (True Reds)
  • Winner: Twenty Times
  • Jockey: P J Dobbs
  • Trainer: Richard Hughes
  • Owner: True Reds

20:50 Sky Bet Racing Cash Out Fillies' Handicap

(Class 4) (1m 31y)
Light blue, purple epaulets, quartered cap (Sahara Bloodstock)
  • Winner: Regina Pacis
  • Jockey: J P Spencer
  • Trainer: R Charlton
  • Owner: Sahara Bloodstock
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