Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Pearl in the Temple

William Hill have trimmed Pearl Secret to 12-1 from 16-1 for the King’s Stand at Royal Ascot after a good run at Haydock to take the Temple Stakes. Hills also trimmed Pearl Secret to 16-1 from 20-1 for the Diamond Jubilee.


“Pearl Secret is stirring the waters in the Royal Ascot sprint markets after a career best effort,” said William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke.


The King’s Stand: 4-1 Sole Power, 5-1 Brazen Beau, 7-1 Meccas Angel, 8-1 Muthmir, 8-1 Shamal Wind, 9-1 Pretend, 10-1 Tiggy Wiggy, 12-1 G Force, Pearl Secret, 14-1 Anthem Alexander, Due Diligence, Moviesta, Rangali, Undrafted, 16-1 Cougar Mountain, Glass Office, Hot Streak, 20-1 Gold-Fun, Goldream, Jack Dexter, Likely, Maarek, Stepper Point, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)


Diamond Jubilee: 4-1 Brazen Beau, 8-1 Mustajeeb, 10-1 G Force, 12-1 Due Diligence, Gold-Fun, Wandjina, 14-1 Glass Office, Lightning Moon, Music Master, Noozhoh Canarias, Pretend, Undrafted, 16-1 Aljamaaheer, Gordon Lord Byron, Muthmir, Pearl Secret, Sole Power, 20-1 Big Macher, Cougar Mountain, Moviesta, Naadirr, Not Listenintome, Rangali, Tropics, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)