The five to watch at Royal Ascot

Despite being staged behind closed doors this year – for the first time in its history – Royal Ascot gets underway this week, keeping its usual slot in the racing calendar, irrespective of the recent suspension to the sport. With so many changes being made to the 2020 edition of the prestigious meeting, there’s a lot for fans and punters alike to take on board, particularly when looking at the latest entries and odds. But with the fast racing results service online and ITV televising six races each day, it will be easy to be kept up to speed. Let’s take a look at some of the names to look out for during Royal Ascot.

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Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management (ITPM) hires former Goldman Sachs Trader Edward Shek as Senior Trading Mentor

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