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Highland Reel is the defending Breeders' Cup Turf champion.
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Bob Kieckhefer recaps Day 2 of Royal Ascot, coverage presented by Fasig-Tipton, home of the Sept. 10 Turf Showcase auction: Highland Reel reeled in another Group 1 victory with a gutsy win in the Wednesday’s feature race at Royal Ascot, the Prince of Wales’s Stakes (G1), while French horses won

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Trainer Wesley Ward now has won eight races at Royal Ascot.
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Bob Kieckhefer recaps Day One at Royal Ascot, with coverage presented by Fasig-Tipton’s Sept. 10 Turf Showcase auction in Lexington: The first day of Royal Ascot was a glamorous, warm mixed bag with victories by favorites and outsiders, big stables and small but the biggest winners on the day were

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Correspondent Bob Kieckhefer will be doing daily Royal Ascot recaps for TurfTalk360, particularly how the Americans are doing. Here is a Royal Ascot press release on where to watch: Royal Ascot 2017 will be broadcast in 175 territories with a reach of 650 million households this week through Ascot’s media

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By Bob Kieckhefer, special to TurfTalk360.com The Royal Ascot meeting isn’t wasting any time getting out of the gate this year. Shortly after the procession of Royal carriages deposits Her Majesty and party in the Royal Enclosure on Tuesday, some equine royalty will take the course for the first of

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Churchill Downs Publicity LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, June 10, 2017) – Dom Felipe LLC’s Argentina invader Dona Bruja (ARG) ran down pacesetter and 3-5 favorite Believe in Bertie in deep stretch to win Saturday’s 41st running of the $100,000 Old Forester Mint Julep Handicap (GIII) at Churchill Downs by 1 ½

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By Heather Pettinger, NYRA press office ELMONT, N.Y. –Australian Bloodstock’s Irish invader Red Cardinal took home the gold with a neck victory to lead an all-European superfecta in a distinctly international edition of the Grade 3, $400,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational at two miles on the Widener turf on Day

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Bob Kieckhefer’s worldly view of this weekend’s turf stakes: It’s Derby week at Epsom. The rest of the world has some nice races, too. There’s the Group 1 Yasuda Kinen in Japan, a clutch of big turf races from Pennsylvania to California in the United States, Group 1 events in

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Ireland: Churchill completes English-Irish Guineas sweep Churchill might have been the favorite for next week’s Derby. Instead, he completed a sweep of the UK 2,000 Guineas races with a handy win over soggy going in Saturday’s Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh. The Galileo colt, with Ryan Moore riding

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Saturday proved a huge day for prominent owner Sol Kumin, who through his various partnerships won three major stakes: Lady Eli in the Grade 1 Gamely and Illuminant in the Grade 2 Monrovia, both at Santa Anita, along with Cowboy Culture in Chicago’s Arlington Classic. The details: Lady Eli: ‘Her

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Bob Kieckhefer’s international preview/update: Ireland: Despite winning the Group 1 Qipco 2,000 Guineas in his first out of 2017, Churchill isn’t going Derby-ing at Ascot. So Saturday’s Tattersall’s Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh is a step toward making him another miler-plus in the mold of, may we say, Frankel. The

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