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By Brian Bohl, NYRA publicity department SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Sheep Pond Partners’ Lady Eli produced another memorable effort at historic Saratoga Race Course, running down Quidura in the final strides to win the 79th running of the Grade 1, $500,000 Diana for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up on

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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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The Japan Racing Association release on Satono Crown winning the $2.86 million Takarazuka Kinen to earn an automatic berth in the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf: TAKARAZUKA, HUGO, JAPAN (June 25, 2017) Hajime Satomi’s 5-year-old Satono Crown (JPN) overtook Gold Actor (JPN) in the final yards under jockey Mirco

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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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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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Jockey Mike Smith remained hot, winning the Honeymoon on Sircat Sally.
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Bob Kieckhefer reviews weekend action involving the Breeders’ Cup turf divisions: Filly & Mare Turf Sircat Sally roared to her seventh win without a loss Saturday at Santa Anita, winning the $200,000 Grade II Honeymoon Stakes for 3-year-old fillies by a neck with a late move. The Surf Cat filly,

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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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FeaturedInternationalNewsStakes Races

By Bob Kieckhefer, special to TurfTalk360.com 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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 Bob Kieckhefer previews the weekend stakes by Breeders’ Cup turf divisions. Turf A nicely competitive field of eight assembles for Saturday’s $200,000 Grade II Wise Dan at Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 miles on the turf. Among them are the first three from last year’s edition — Pleuven, Kasaqui and Thatcher

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