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2012 British Champions Day Results: Frankel won't be denied

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Post Time Race Winner Odds
8:45a Long Distance Cup Rite of Passage (GB) 8/1
9:20a Sprint Stakes Maarek (GB) 5/1
9:55a Fillies' & Mares' Stakes Sapphire (IRE) 5/2
10:30a Champions Mile (QEII Stakes) Excelebration (IRE) 10/11
11:05a Champions Stakes Frankel (GB) 2/11

The top ranked horse in the world, Frankel (GB), will make his final start in today's Group 1 British Champions Stakes at Ascot in England, part of the 2012 British Champions Day card.

Today's British Champions Day action will be televised by TVG with video streaming provided by the usual ADW outlets: DRFBets.com, TwinSpires.com, TVG.com and Expressbet.com.

A steady rainfall all week at Ascot Racecourse has left the turf rated as "Soft" on the straight course, and "Soft, Heavy in places" on the round. The current GoingStick readings from TurfTrax are below.

Standside: 6.9
Center: 7.0
Farside: 6.9
Round: 5.6

You'll note that the round course has gone from yesterday's 6.0 reading to a current rating of 5.6, a indication that the course has received even more water in the last 12 hours.