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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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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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Coronet had finished fifth in the Investec Oaks, but returned to win at Royal Ascot.
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There were some remarkable performances by the 3-year-olds on the middle day of the Royal Ascot meeting, with victories by Benbatl and Coronet massively flattering the results of the 3-year-old Classics at Epsom. Writer Bob Kieckhefer gives us the lowdown, coverage presented by Fasig-Tipton’s Sept. 10 Turf Showcase The Ribblesdale Coronet,

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It was Big Orange's first Group 1 victory during a globe-trotting campaign, coming on the big stage of Royal Ascot.
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Bob Kieckhefer recaps today’s Gold Cup and Norfolk from Day 3 at Royal Ascot, TurfTalk360.com coverage presented by Fasig-Tipton, home of the Sept. 10 Turf Showcase yearling auction: After 2 1/2 miles, and with a gold trophy and a meeting with the Queen in the balance, a desperate head bob

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Churchill Downs’ recaps Saturday night’s Wise Dan: LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, June 17, 2017) – Wimborne Farm’s gray 7-year-old Kasaqui (ARG) avenged a half-length loss in last year’s $200,000 Wise Dan (Grade II) at Churchill Downs when he struck the lead with an eighth of a mile to run and easily

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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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 Bob Kieckhefer previews the weekend stakes by Breeders’ Cup turf divisions. Turf A nicely competitive field of eight assembles for Saturday’s $200,000 Grade II Wise Dan at Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 miles on the turf. Among them are the first three from last year’s edition — Pleuven, Kasaqui and Thatcher

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Turf Ascend, an outside chance in a talented field, got first run to the lead in the stretch in Saturday’s $1.2 million Grade I Woodford Reserve Manhattan Stakes at Belmont Park and held off the favorite, Time Test, winning by 1 1/4 lengths. Sadler’s Joy, Beach Patrol and World Approval

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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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