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The Triple Crown concludes with Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. But New York’s gangbuster card includes important stakes for the Breeders’ Cup turf divisions. Bob Kieckhefer takes a look at the turf stakes: Turf Sprint Pure Sensation and Green Mask are the early picks for Saturday’s $300,000 Grade 3 Jaipur Invitational at

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TurfTalk360.com spoke with Churchill Downs-based trainer Buff Bradley before he left for New York to run two-time Woodford Reserve Turf Classic winner Divisidero in the $1 million Woodford Reserve Manhattan (G1) on Saturday’s Belmont Stakes undercard. Here’s what he had to say about Gunpowder Farms’ son of the Ramsey Farm

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Recap from Racenews Aidan O’Brien saddled his sixth Epsom Derby winner when 40-1 shot Wings Of Eagles flew late to hold off stablemate Cliffs Of Moher by three-quarters of a length. “We knew Wings Of Eagles was in the mix – but no more than that. He’s proved to be

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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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Racenewsonline.com Trainer John Gosden and owner Khalid Abdullah registered their second victories in theInvestec Oaks after 6/1 shot Enable ran out a decisive five-length winner of the fillies’ Classic at Epsom Downs. Ridden by Frankie Dettori, registering his fourth victory in the contest, the 3-year-old daughter of Nathaniel traveled well

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Daddys Lil Darling’s pursuit of the Investec Oaks at Epsom Downs Racecourse came to a thundering halt Friday when Normandy Farm’s 3-year-old filly spooked from a lightning bolt en route to the starting gate, with jockey Olivier Peslier bailing and the Kentucky Oaks runner-up scratched by officials. Enable went on

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Trainer Kenny McPeek said he understands why Daddys Lil Darling is listed at 33-1 odds by Unibet, official betting partner of the Investec Derby Festival, to make her one of the longest shots in the field of ten 3-year-old fillies. But the Kentucky-based horseman expressed great optimism on the eve

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EPSOM, England (Wednesday, May 31, 2017) – Rhododendron takes on nine rivals in the £500,000 Group One Investec Oaks (4.30pm) at Epsom Downs on the first day of the Investec Derby Festival, Ladies’ Day, Friday, June 2. The 1 1/2-mile classic is the highlight of a seven-race card on Investec

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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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