Bill and Tim Gredley, owners of Gold Cup winner Big Orange, trained by Michael Bell and ridden by James. Big Orange pipped last year's victor Order Of St George by a short head in an epic finish to win the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. The winner. The sun may have taken a more demure role behind clouds at Royal Ascot yesterday but the meeting was nevertheless lit up by something. Sultan Baybars leads the far side Charlie Appleby, who won this three years ago, runs. CELEBRATE WITH GRAD Top Tipster Templegate's best horse racing selections for Friday, July 7. The running was attended by Nicholas I of Russia, who was making a state visit to England. News UK World Politics Royal Weather Science Nature Weird History Obituaries Sunday Scotland. Cme group foundation Of St George makes some progress up the outside as Big Orange continues to lead around the home turn. BBC Sport Home Football Formula 1 Cricket Rugby Union Rugby League Tennis Golf Athletics My Sport.