Bob Kieckhefer recaps Day One at Royal Ascot, with coverage presented by Fasig-Tipton’s Sept. 10 Turf Showcase auction in Lexington: The first day of Royal Ascot was a glamorous, warm mixed bag with victories by favorites and outsiders, big stables and small but the biggest winners on the day were
Check back later for Bob Kieckhefer’s recap of the first day of Royal Ascot, coverage presented by Fasig-Tipton – home of the “Turf Showcase” yearling auction Sept. 10. From Royal Ascot comes the news that jockey Frankie Dettori won’t be riding the meet because of an arm injury sustained last
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
by Heather Pettinger for NYRA The guys proved no match for John D. Murrell’s Zhukova on Saturday at Belmont Park, as the 5-year-old Irish mare dominated her male competition in the Grade 1, $400,000 Man o’ War for 4-year-olds and up at 1 3/8 miles on the inner turf course.