Two tips for Ascot’s Shergar Cup meeting

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The Shergar Cup 2018 (Getty Images)

Amid the fun and games that always accompanies the Shergar Cup meeting at Ascot, there is at least one horse that goes to the Berkshire track on a deadly serious mission. Connections of PRYDWEN are hoping he can win the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Stayers handicap (tomorrow, 2.10 p.m.) for two reasons.

Four teams of three jockeys compete for a trophy with points awarded for all of the six races based on the finishing position of the horses

First, the two-mile contest is worth nearly £40,000, a nice enough pot in itself, but, more importantly, victory would mean the horse incurred a...

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