THE Coventry Stakes is the second race on day one of Royal Ascot and we’ve got all the latest news, views and top tips ahead of this year’s renewal.
To get you in the mood for the race – here’s a run-down of the contest.
PA Rajasinghe won the 2017 Coventry Stakes
When is the Coventry Stakes, what TV channel is it on, what’s the distance and which sort of horses can enter?
The 2018 Coventry Stakes will take place on Tuesday, June 19 at 3.05pm and will be live on ITV.
It’s a Group 2 Flat race run over six furlongs for two-year-olds.
The race was promoted to Group 2 status in 2004.
Who is running in this year’s race?
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What are the latest odds for this year’s race?
Aidan O’Brien’s Sergei Prokofiev currently heads the market.
The Irish Rover also features prominently in the betting.
Click here for the latest odds with Sun Bets.
Previous Coventry Stakes winners
2017 – Rajasinghe 2016 – Caravaggio 2015 – Buratino 2014 – The Wow Signal 2013 – War Command 2012 – Dawn Approach 2011 – Power 2010 – Strong Suit 2009 – Canford Cliffs 2008 – Art Connoisseur 2007 – Henrythenavigator
Who won the race last year?
Rajasinghe (11-1) won the race for Richard Spencer and Stevie Donohoe.
Headway (33-1) was second with Murillo (8-1) third.