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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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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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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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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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