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Coronet had finished fifth in the Investec Oaks, but returned to win at Royal Ascot.

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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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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InternationalNewsStakes Races

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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Trainer Kenny McPeek and owner Nancy Polk must be hoping that Kentucky Oaks runner-up Daddys Lil Darling is getting any rough start out of the way before she actually races in the June 2 Investec Oaks at historic Epsom Downs Racecourse. Daddys Lil Darling will be the first Kentucky Oaks

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Always Dreaming continues to dream of the U.S. Triple Crown while preparing for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes but, across the Atlantic, the picture for the original Derby in England remained in soft focus after weekend races on both sides of the Channel. A European invader took the Grade I Man o’

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