Queen's Gold Cup Winner Fails Drug Test

The Queen's horse Estimate
A horse owned by the Queen which won one of England's most prestigious races has failed a drugs test, Buckingham Palace says. Estimate, which lifted the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2013 and came second in this year's edition, has tested positive for morphine, a banned substance. A statement issued by the Queen's racing adviser said initial indications were the positive test had resulted from the "consumption of a contaminated feed product". The Queen's horse Estimate The Queen, renowned for a… read more
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Leading Trainers


Rank Trainer Wins Runs Win%
1 Darren Weir 250 1440 17.36
2 Chris Waller 228 1560 14.62
3 Peter Snowden 213 1355 15.72
4 Peter G Moody 191 1147 16.65
5 Gai Waterhouse 169 891 18.97
6 Lee Freedman 149 929 0.00
7 Mick Price 115 706 16.29
8 Adam Durrant 108 485 22.27
9 Robbie Griffiths 104 805 12.92
10 Guy Walter 103 654 15.75


Rank Trainer Wins % Runs 1st
1 Jamie McConachy 43.24 37 16
2 Glenn Thornell 41.67 12 5
3 Garry Clarke 38.46 13 5
4 Ken Moore 37.50 16 6
5 Colin Smith 36.84 19 7
6 Edward Jonson 36.36 11 4
7 J Bannon 35.29 17 6
8 David A Miller 33.33 18 6
9 P R Miller 32.35 34 11
10 Mark Lehmann 32.14 28 9


Rank Trainer Runs 1st Wins %
1 Chris Waller 1560 228 14.62
2 Darren Weir 1440 250 17.36
3 Peter Snowden 1355 213 15.72
4 David Hayes 1153 98 8.50
5 Peter G Moody 1147 191 16.65
6 Lisa Latta 1016 90 8.86
7 Lee Freedman 929 149 0.00
8 Gai Waterhouse 891 169 18.97
9 Neville Parnham 875 73 8.34
10 Paul Perry 822 77 9.37

Leading Jockeys


Rank Jockey Wins Rides Win%
1 Brad Rawiller 159 1066 14.92
2 Greg Ryan 154 765 20.13
3 Matthew Cameron 153 923 16.58
4 Dean Yendall 146 917 15.92
5 Nash Rawiller 135 596 22.65
6 Timothy Bell 134 1037 12.92
7 William Pike 134 796 16.83
8 Blake Shinn 131 765 17.12
9 James Mc Donald 130 735 17.69
10 L J Allpress 126 965 13.06


Rank Jockey Wins % Runs 1st
1 Amber Comb 52.94 17 9
2 P J Smullen 50.00 12 6
3 Dan Ballard 35.19 108 38
4 Steven Pateman 33.72 86 29
5 M Nunes 33.33 21 7
6 Frankie Dettori 32.81 64 21
7 M Scorse 32.14 28 9
8 Brendon Davis 31.68 101 32
9 C W Thornton 31.58 19 6
10 Joseph Cunningham 31.25 16 5


Rank Jockey Rides 1st Wins %
1 Jeff Penza 1152 118 10.24
2 Grant Buckley 1078 87 8.07
3 Brad Rawiller 1066 159 14.92
4 Timothy Bell 1037 134 12.92
5 Craig Newitt 981 98 9.99
6 L J Allpress 965 126 13.06
7 Rory Hutchings 929 110 11.84
8 Matthew Cameron 923 153 16.58
9 Dean Yendall 917 146 15.92
10 Jimmy Byrne 897 109 12.15

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