Race-by-race guide to Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot

The stars come out to play at Ascot on Saturday when the eighth Qipco British Champions Day brings a glittering curtain down on another magnificent Flat season.

Thursday, 18th October 2018, 11:27 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th October 2018, 11:28 pm
The magnificent backdrop of the grandstand at Ascot, home of Qipco British Champions Day.

Britain’s richest raceday, with six races boasting £4.47 million in prize money, features four Group One contests, a Group Two and Europe’s richest mile handicap, not to mention an array of top-class horses, jockeys and trainers. Here’s my potted guide to the races, with 1-2-3 selections for each: