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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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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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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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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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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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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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Keeneland press release: LEXINGTON, KY (May 30, 2017) – Keeneland-based trainer Wesley Ward sent out seven runners on Tuesday, including European champion Lady Aurelia, for works over the turf course here in preparation for stakes at Royal Ascot in England in June. All seven Royal Ascot-bound horses were winners at

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