Pizza Bianca looking for slice of Royal Ascot action

Christophe Clement's Pizza Bianca was a brilliant winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf and can top it all off with a run in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot this summer.

Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf winner Pizza Bianca can further increase her dough tally with a run in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot this summer.

Christophe Clement's three-year-old took the prestigious Breeders' Cup prize back in November at Del Mar and will warm up for Ascot with a run at Pimlico on Preakness weekend later this month.

Clement told PA Media: "She is very well, she will have two works now, one on the grass this weekend and another next week and then we'll run her over here in a mile Stakes race at Pimlico on the weekend of the Preakness. As long as she runs well and we're happy with the performance, we plan on bringing her over to England."

Pizza Bianca took out many of the top fillies in Europe at Del Mar and the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket further franked the form.

"The form from Del Mar is working out very well, I'm delighted that the young George Boughey won the 1000 Guineas and it is all very exciting to see how the fillies develop from two to three," Clement continued.

Pizza Bianca's owner-breeder is Bobby Flay, the US celebrity chef and Flay is super keen on ccoking up a raid on Royal Ascot says Clement.

"He's the main reason Pizza Bianca is coming to England! He will be very involved in making the final decision and Bobby Flay is a great, great racing enthusiast and very popular in America, he is a famous chef over here. It is great for racing and makes racing more popular," explained Clement.

The French-born trainer also talked more on his three entrries for the Commonwealth Cup with Slipstream capable of making the trip over the Atlantic.

Clement said: "We have three horses entered for the Commonwealth Cup and we intend on sending one of them over. Most possibly it will be a colt called Slipstream, who won his last race very impressively."

The Royal Ascot meeting runs from Tuesday, June 14 to Saturday, June 18 at Ascot racecourse in Berkshire, England. The meeting is described as a "spellbinding explosion of the senses, featuring an all-star cast and world-class racing."

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