Royal Ascot Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Illuminate1 6-1 for the 1000 Guineas

Illuminate was a strong winner of the Albany Stakes for Richard Hannon and Richard Hughes on the fourth day at Royal Ascot and is now 16-1 favourite for next year’s 1000 Guineas.

Frankie Dettori on Laxfield Road started like a bullet, but fizzled out entering the final couple of furlongs and Richard Hughes picked his moment to score in one of his final Royal Ascot races as a jockey.

“Illuminate has lit up next year’s 1000 Guineas market after a great win in the Albany,” said William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke.

Qipco 1000 Guineas: 16-1 Illuminate, 25-1 Ballydoyle, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)