Palace Pier 6/4 Favourite For Queen Elizabeth II Stakes
Palace Pier is the 6/4 favourite to win the Group One Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot on Saturday for trainer John & Thady Gosden.
This speedy 4-year-old son of Kingman won the Group One Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard Jacques le Marois at Deauville in August beating the now retired Poetic Flare by a neck in a thrilling race.
Palace Pier finished third in this race last year but punters are optimistic he can finish the season on a high.
The William Haggas trained Baaeed is the 5/2 second favourite with this 3-year-old looking to extend his unbeaten record. Last year’s winner The Revenant along with Master of The Seas and Alcohol Free are all 8/1.
Another highly anticipated race is the Group One Qipco Champion Stakes over 1m2f with the impressive Juddmonte International winner Mishriff taking on Cazoo Derby and King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes winner Adayar.
There is not much between them in the betting with the Charlie Appleby trained Adayar the 6/4 favourite with John & Thady Gosden’s Mishriff 7/4.
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*Prices correct at time of publication