Royal Ascot – Thursday

Following our experience yesterday with Nebo unfortunately it looks like Rock Of Estonia has a bad draw in one in the Norfolk Stakes. He’s always been very quick away from the gates, but if the race develops away from him it’s going to be tough.

Afaak bids to emulate his dam Ghanaati and win a race at Royal Ascot when he contests the Britannia Handicap. He looks amazing at the moment, and we’re just hoping his relative lack of experience doesn’t count against him.

Never Surrender goes in the King George V Handicap. There is a little bit of a query over him getting the trip, but he has a competitive weight and seems to have gained in confidence from his win at Chester.