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Bob Kieckhefer chronicles the Arlington Million for TurfTalk360 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — Beach Patrol entered Saturday’s 35th running of the Arlington Million winless in six starts since taking the Grade I Secretariat Stakes on last year’s Million undercard. He fixed that in 2 minutes, 2 seconds and change. With a

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Bob Kieckhefer rounds up the Arlington Million undercard stakes: It’s the International Festival of Racing but the winners of the biggest stakes on the undercard ran their previous races in Delaware and New York. Oscar Performance scored his second straight Grade 1 win Saturday in the Secretariat Stakes for 3-year-olds

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Bob Kieckhefer – with his special take on things – tells us what to watch for in the Arlington Million, Beverly D., Secretariat and America St. Leger: A former winner, last year’s second- and third-place finishers and last year’s Secretariat Stakes victor all grace the field forSaturday’s Arlington Million, centerpiece

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Bob Kieckhefer’s stakes round-up, always with an eye toward the Breeders’ Cup Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar: Turf Bricks and Mortar found a handy spot behind the leaders in Friday’s $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes at Saratoga, shifted outside those at mid-stretch and rallied to win

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From Racenewsonline.com CHICHESTER, West Sussex, England (Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017) — Here Comes When pulled off a 20/1 shock when landing today’s £1m G1 Qatar Goodwood Sussex Stakes, which was run in pouring rain.  The Andrew Balding-trained gelding, ridden by champion jockey Jim Crowley in the colours of Fitri Hay,

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Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017) — Sheep Pond Partners’ Lady Eli overcame prematurely busting through the starting gate, a discombobulation perhaps leading to a bobbled start, but rallied to out-game front-running Quidura for a head victory in Saratoga’s Grade 1 Diana Stakes. That July 22 performance in the $500,000

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Saturday’s $250,000 Grade II Bowling Green Handicap at Saratoga pits rivals with credentials from all over the continent. Bigger Picture comes directly from a victory in the Grade I United Nations at Monmouth Park. Ascend was the victor in the Grade I Manhattan at Belmont Park last time out. Frank

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By NYRA Press Office SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Patricia Moseley’s homebred Proctor’s Ledge picked up her first stakes win with a late-running 1 ¾-length victory over Party Boat in the Grade 3, $150,000 Lake George for 3-year-old fillies on the turf, the second of two stakes on Friday’s 10-race Opening

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By Brian Bohl, NYRA publicity department SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Sheep Pond Partners’ Lady Eli produced another memorable effort at historic Saratoga Race Course, running down Quidura in the final strides to win the 79th running of the Grade 1, $500,000 Diana for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up on

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Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month

Off her monster performance at Royal Ascot against the best grass sprinters in the world, Stonestreet Stables’ 3-year-old filly Lady Aurelia has earned honors as Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month for June on the all-things grass-racing website TurfTalk360.com. In mastering the best turf sprinters in the world to take

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