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Bob Kieckhefer rounds up the past week’s turf stakes with an eye on the Breeders’ Cup grass races Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar: Turf Hunt tracked down the leader at mid-stretch in Saturday’s $250,000 Grade II Del Mar Handicap and fended off a late bit by Itsinthepost to win by

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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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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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By Bob Kieckhefer, special to 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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