Magic Circle can improve to throw down Ascot Gold Cup challenge

Staying supremo Stradivarius looks tough to oppose as he looks to justify Ascot Gold Cup wagering favouritism for the second season in sequence.

At probabilities of 6/4 to win the Royal Ascot masterpiece, he's asking to be taken on from ante-post point of view, with couple of in the existing listings making as much allure at the rates as Ian Williams' 16/1-rated Magic Circle.

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Stradivarius Ascot Gold Cup betting 2019

– The one they all have to defeat – Stradivarius has actually won his last 6 races Stradivarius ‘opposition in chief Cross Counter has plenty to endorse him, but 9/2 quotes, stammering infuriatingly on the wrong side of each-way-bet-to-nothing area, are

n't amongst the positives. On a kind line through Ispolini, who he beat by a-length-and-a-quarter in the Dubai Gold Cup on his very first run of the year, the 2018 Melbourne Cup champion still has a little bit to find with the favourite.

Ispolini came home more than six sizes in financial obligations of Stradivarius on the John Gosden star's seasonal return in the Yorkshire Cup.

At 11/2, Dee Ex Bee rests just the right side of the 1/5 chances position terms for the each-way thieves, however came up brief continuously at Group 1 level in 2018.

For all his support of 2m success this spring recommend he's improving for an extra detailed stamina examination, it's tough to visualize him having the class to overhaul the winner as well as produce anything even more than tiny location profits.

Next in the Ascot Gold Cup betting for the 2019 version is 6/1 Kew Gardens, who's shorter in the wagering for the 1m4f Hardwicke Stakes at the Royal conference. He additionally came up short versus Defoe in the Coronation Cup last break.

The 2018 St Leger champion's stablemate Southern France (11/1) completed 10l behind Low Sun in last period's Cesarewitch on his only previous tilt at beyond 1m6f.

Additional participants of the Ballydoyle delegation Flag Of Honour (12/1) as well as Capri (14/1) both have some fascinating back form that hints they could get entailed.