Talking Horses: Highfield Princess can nab Royal Ascot’s Platinum prize

By: Greg Wood Saturday 18 June 2022

Top-notch Australian sprinter Home Affairs may not have it his own way in Saturday’s big race – the Platinum Jubilee stakes

Royal Ascot’s first £1m race on Wednesday attracted just five runners but the second – Saturday’s Platinum Jubilee Stakes – has drawn a record field of 27, headed by the top-notch Australian sprinter, Home Affairs.

Home Affairs is a stable companion of Nature Strip, Tuesday’s impressive King’s Stand Stakes winner, and beat him by a short-head over five furlongs at Flemington in February.

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