It’s not just Newmarket where you will find top quality racing this weekend. Racing fans will also turn their attentions towards York for the ever-popular John Smith’s Cup. With a big field and winners possible from all levels of the betting, this is certainly a race worth getting your teeth stuck into.
With one game to go, Canada are sitting pretty at the top of Group A in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. In contrast, there’s a real chance that Honduras will fail to make it out of the group and qualify for the knockout stages.
The July Cup is one of the feature races of the July Festival at Newmarket. Held on the final day of the festival, the July Cup is one of the richest flat races of the year with a prize fund of half a million pounds. This year’s renewal sees the best three-year-old sprinter, Caravaggio, try to prove his credentials against his elders.
We always knew that men’s quarter-final day at Wimbledon was going to be dramatic but nobody could have predicted just how enthralling the action would be. We had two five set matches, a couple of injuries and a Roger Federer masterclass. So, we felt now was a good time to have a quick look at the four men who’ve made it to the semis and see if we can secure some profit from the end of a truly thrilling tournament.
There was some shocking news ahead of the 70th renewal of the British Grand Prix. The owners of Silverstone, the race’s sole host since 1987, announced that they were activating a break clause in their contract making 2019 the last time the famous old track will host the British GP. That decision has thrown the future of the race into doubt but this is no time for those involved to be thinking about anything other than securing the maximum number of points this weekend. Those at the top of both the drivers’ and constructor’s championships desperately need points to hold of the competition and after dramatic recent races, F1 fans will be hoping for more thrills and spills.