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Churchill, Winter Among Stars On Course For Irish Champions Weekend

The grey filly Winter outlasts Blond Me (black cap) and Sobetsu (royal blue) to win the G1 Nassau Stakes The big names have all stood their ground for the five Group 1 races and the strong supporting cards on Longines Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown and the Curragh on Saturday and Sunday. Dual 2,000 Guineas winner Churchill and his stable ...

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Tapwrit, West Coast Among 17 Nominated To $1.25M Travers Stakes

Nominations for Week 6 stakes at Saratoga Race Course are now available, anchored by the summer’s signature event for 3-year-olds, the 148th running of the Grade 1, $ 1.25 million Travers presented NYRA Bets on Saturday, August 26. In total, a diverse group of 17 sophomores have been nominated to the 1 ¼-mile ‘Mid-Summer Derby,’ one of seven stakes on ...

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Irap, Girvin Among 38 Nominated To $500,000 G3 Ohio Derby

Irap (Tiznow) wins the Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland on 4.8.2017. Julien Leparoux up, Doug O’Neill trainer, Paul Reddam owner. The $ 500,000 Grade 3 Ohio Derby at JACK Thistledown closed Wednesday, June 14, with 38 nominations, announced Director of Racing, David Ellsworth. Ohio’s richest and only graded Thoroughbred race, the 1 1/8-mile Ohio Derby is scheduled to run Saturday, June ...

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Daddys Lil Darling Among Field Of 10 Set For Investec Oaks

American challenger Daddys Lil Darling was one of 10 fillies declared for Friday’s Group 1 Investec Oaks at Epsom. The Oaks, run at just over 1 1/2 miles, is one of two G1 races – along with the Coronation Cup – on Ladies Day/Friday at Epsom. Daddys Lil Darling enters the British classic of a second-place finish in the G1 ...

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Lady Aurelia Among Six Royal Ascot-Bound Runners To Work At Keeneland Tuesday

Lady Aurelia (Scat Daddy), John Velazquez up, wins the Giant’s Causeway Stakes at Keeneland 4.15.16. Wesley Ward trainer, Stonestreet Stables owner. Keeneland-based trainer Wesley Ward won 11 races during Keeneland’s Spring Meet to lead all trainers. On Tuesday, he sent out six of those winners, including European champion Lady Aurelia, for half-mile works over the firm turf course here in ...

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Casse, Mott, Ward Among Trainers Leading Strong U.S. Contingent To Royal Ascot In June

Lady Aurelia (Scat Daddy), John Velazquez up, wins the Giant’s Causeway Stakes at Keeneland 4.15.16. Wesley Ward trainer, Stonestreet Stables owner. Exciting entries were revealed Wednesday for the eight Group One races staged at Royal Ascot, which takes place from Tuesday, June 20 through to Saturday, June 24. A very strong US-trained challenge is in prospect, with representation in five ...

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Dettori and Fox among Derby ambassadors | Horse Racing News |

Emilia Fox: British actress named as Investec Derby ambassador  PICTURE:Investec Derby Festival   By Jack Haynes 5:24PM 1 MAR 2017  TWO-TIME Derby-winning rider Frankie Dettori has been named an ambassador for the Investec Derby Festival, along with acclaimed British actress Emilia Fox. Dettori, who won the race aboard Authorized in 2007 and Golden Horn two years ago, is taking up the role ...

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