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Bob Kieckhefer – with his special take on things – tells us what to watch for in the Arlington Million, Beverly D., Secretariat and America St. Leger: A former winner, last year’s second- and third-place finishers and last year’s Secretariat Stakes victor all grace the field forSaturday’s Arlington Million, centerpiece

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InternationalTurf Horse of the Month

Off her monster performance at Royal Ascot against the best grass sprinters in the world, Stonestreet Stables’ 3-year-old filly Lady Aurelia has earned honors as Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month for June on the all-things grass-racing website TurfTalk360.com. In mastering the best turf sprinters in the world to take

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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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Caravaggio is the latest star sired by the late Scat Daddy.
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Bob Kieckhefer recaps Day 4 at Royal Ascot, headed by Caravaggio providing another big win for his late sire, Scat Daddy. Coverage presented by Fasig-Tipton, home of the Sept. 10 Turf Showcase yearling auction. Caravaggio not only starred on the penultimate day at Royal Ascot, winning the Commonwealth Cup and

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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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Highland Reel is the defending Breeders' Cup Turf champion.
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Bob Kieckhefer recaps Day 2 of Royal Ascot, coverage presented by Fasig-Tipton, home of the Sept. 10 Turf Showcase auction: Highland Reel reeled in another Group 1 victory with a gutsy win in the Wednesday’s feature race at Royal Ascot, the Prince of Wales’s Stakes (G1), while French horses won

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