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Arlington Press Release ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (July  5, 2017) – Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s Gorgeous Kitten heads a field of seven sophomores looking to establish themselves in the 3-year-old turf division in Saturday’s Grade III $100,000 American Derby at Arlington International Racecourse. The American Derby is slated to be contested at

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Arlington Press Release ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (July  5, 2017) – Midwest Thoroughbred’s 2015 Grade I Arlington Million winner The Pizza Man will face eight rivals as he tackles the Grade III $100,000 Stars and Stripes once again on Saturday, July 8 at Arlington International Raceourse as part of Ride to the

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Woodbine Press Release TORONTO,  July 2—Go Bro, the longest shot in the field at 44-1, prevailed by a short head under a rousing ride by Jesse Campbell in Sunday’s Grade 2 King Edward Stakes. The King Edward a one-mile turf race, had lured nine contestants and offered Grade 2 status

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Woodbine Press Release TORONTO, July 2—Green Mask punched his ticket for the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint with a sharp two-length score in Sunday’s $250,000 Highlander Stakes. The Grade 2 Highlander, a six-furlong turf stakes, was run as a ‘Win and You’re In’ for the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint for the

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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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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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