menu

23rd Jun 2017 | Royal Ascot

Commonwealth Cup Tips: Caravaggio

Commonwealth Cup Tips: Caravaggio

Unbeaten sprinter who put in a huge performance on reappearance at Naas. Fastest closer by 0.86s, earning adjusted speed rating of 121.

The Commonwealth Cup is arguably the best race of the meeting and Caravaggio could take another step to becoming Europe’s best sprinter.

Last year he won over course and distance when taking the Coventry in a fast time and he seems even better as a three-year-old. His reappearance at Naas was deeply impressive, he won easily again in a fast time and showed a tremendous turn of foot to cover the final 4f, 0.86s quicker than any of his rivals.


I gave him an adjusted speed rating of 121 for that win, which puts him top of the class in sprinting terms. Blue Point and Harry Angel both recorded big speed ratings when they met at Ascot in early May, Harry Angel going onto frank the form at Haydock.

In a normal year one of them would win the Commonwealth Cup but their presence could just serve to push Caravaggio onto even bigger heights.

*Place the bet with William Hill and if the horse you back wins by 2 or more lengths, you’ll get a 15% free bet bonus on top of your winnings, up to £100.

Offer applies to        
Selected Flat races, announced on williamhill.com each day.
Any Flat race shown live on Terrestrial TV (ITV, ITV4).

Key Qualifying Criteria
Bonus up to £100
Returns paid in free bets
6 runners or more
Singles only
SP only. Minimum stake of 50p (retail only)

1pt Caravaggio to win 10/11 with William Hill
Place Bet Now