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Ed Stewart

on BBC Radio 2

as Radio 1 but including on 1500m only (also 202m Scotland)
2.45. 3.45 and 4.45 Sports Desk and at 3.40
Racing from Royal Ascot
3.45 The Ascot Gold Cup
For three-year-olds and upwards over 2im. Commentary by PETER BROMLEY JULIAN WILSON says:
' French challengers have been more successful in the Gold Cup than in any other race in Britain since the war.
' Four-year-olds have won in 23 years out of 28. Most successful jockey has been Lester Piggott. He has been first past the post five times.
' So the winning formula looks to be a French-trained four-year-old ridden by Lester Piggott. Sagaro fits the bill. Pick of the British hopes looks to be fourryearold Girandole (Edward Hide), and five-year-old Zab (Joe Mercer) and Proverb (Willie Carson ).'

Contributors

Commentary By:
Peter Bromley
Commentary By:
Julian Wilson
Unknown:
Lester Piggott.
Unknown:
Lester Piggott.
Unknown:
Willie Carson

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