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Royal Ascot 2015: Gold Cup Racing Tips – 18 June 2015

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Thursday brings one of the most eagerly anticipated races of Royal Ascot 2015: the Gold Cup. Open to runners four or older, a total of 14 horses will participate in the 16:20 race worth more than £400,000.

For this enormous race, we have checked out the hottest prospects by analysing the free horse racing naps published by the Guardian, the Racing Post, and Sky Sports. Good to firm surface conditions are currently expected, with the weather set to remain calm.

Forgotten Rules is favourite at 9/4 after winning a perfect four from four in its career. Mizzou is quite fancied at 4/1, and a winner of four from six. There is a chance for Mizzou because Forgotten rules is untested on good to firm surfaces.

On form with three wins from its past form, Trip To Paris is a worthy outsider at odds of 10/1. An each-way bet would more sense for Trip To Paris.

Royal Ascot 2015 Results: Day One – 16 June 2015

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Cloudy weather greeted the hundreds of thousands of spectators on the first day of Royal Ascot 2015. And after the going started as good, the surface became quicker after the initial race, changing to good to firm.

First up in the UK horse racing results and payouts is the 14:30 Queen Anne Stakes, a race that was won by 11/8 favourite Solow. Buratino stepped up next to win the 15:05 Coventry Stakes at 6/1.

Goldream proved to be an extremely lucrative outsider in winning the 15:40 Kind’s Stand Stakes at 20/1, beating out an extreme long-shot in the form of 50/1 prospect Medicean Man.

Gleneagles then restored order by winning as 8/15 favourite in the 16:20 St James’s Palace Stakes. But Clondaw Warrior was a more lucrative favourite in winning the 17:00 Ascot Stakes at 5/1. Washington DC also won at 5/1 in claiming the 17:35 Windsor Castle Stakes.

Argentina Edge Past Uruguay in 2015 Copa America

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Argentina are level with Paraguay in Group B of the 2015 Copa America after edging past Uruguay with a narrow 1-0 victory. Uruguay are now in third on four points, while Argentina are on four points.

Tuesday (16 June) saw Argentina come against encounter a Uruguay first XI that was devoid of star player Luis Suárez. And although Argentina had the clear advantage, they struggled to score.

Argentina played extremely well in controlling 69% of possession, but they could only score once from their seven shots on target. And that goal came courtesy of Sergio Agüero, who scored from a cross by Man City teammate Pablo Zabaleta.

The Copa America provided just one result in terms of yesterday match results, but there are still many more games to come. For instance, Brazil v Colombia late on Thursday night promises to be a tantalising affair, with the latter desperate to earn their first points of the tournament.