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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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FeaturedNewsStakes Races

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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FeaturedNewsStakes Races

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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InternationalTurf 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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Royal Ascot features five days and 30 races valuing exceptional quality of quantity.
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Gary West — as only he can — reflects on Royal Ascot: In 1711, during a carriage ride from Windsor Castle, Queen Anne realized that Ascot Heath would be an ideal location for a racecourse. And so it was a few weeks later. Horses raced at Royal Ascot 21 years

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The Japan Racing Association release on Satono Crown winning the $2.86 million Takarazuka Kinen to earn an automatic berth in the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf: TAKARAZUKA, HUGO, JAPAN (June 25, 2017) Hajime Satomi’s 5-year-old Satono Crown (JPN) overtook Gold Actor (JPN) in the final yards under jockey Mirco

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Idaho's victory clinched the Royal Ascot training title for Aidan O'Brien.
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Bob Kieckhefer wraps up closing day of Royal Ascot, coverage presented by Fasig-Tipton, home of the Sept. 10 Turf Showcase yearling sale: Idaho, September and The Tin Man were the heroes of Saturday’s final day of Royal Ascot 2017 and their victories are likely to set up some classic confrontations

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InternationalNews

Today’s Royal Ascot notes as supplied by Ascot Race Course: This year has been a good Royal Ascot for the international runners, but it is not yet as successful as the record-breaking 2016. Last year, the internationally-trained horses (including Ireland) won a total of 14 races, the best-ever score for

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Caravaggio is the latest star sired by the late Scat Daddy.
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Bob Kieckhefer recaps Day 4 at Royal Ascot, headed by Caravaggio providing another big win for his late sire, Scat Daddy. Coverage presented by Fasig-Tipton, home of the Sept. 10 Turf Showcase yearling auction. Caravaggio not only starred on the penultimate day at Royal Ascot, winning the Commonwealth Cup and

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Kitasan Black races this Sunday.
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Bob Kieckhefer’s bi-weekly roundup of major turf action: Japan Sunday’s Group 1 Takarazuka Kinen, like the Arima Kinen in December, gives fans a chance to vote which horses they’d most like to see run. This year, many of them find their wishes granted as the prospective field of 11 includes

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