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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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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

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By Bob Kieckhefer, special to The Royal Ascot meeting isn’t wasting any time getting out of the gate this year. Shortly after the procession of Royal carriages deposits Her Majesty and party in the Royal Enclosure on Tuesday, some equine royalty will take the course for the first of

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