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Winning Epsom Derby Connections Strike Again In King’s Stand; Lady Aurelia Seventh

Lady Aurelia’s bid for a third consecutive victory at the Royal Ascot meet was thwarted Tuesday in the Group 1 King’s Stand stakes. Instead, the winner proved to be Blue Point, a Godolphin-owned horse trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by William Buick. Those same connections captured the Epsom Derby earlier this month with Masar. […]

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Royal Ascot Lineup: American Horses To Watch

The exciting Royal Ascot meet kicks off on Tuesday with several American contenders bidding for overseas glory. For the first time, NBC will cover the action on Saturday, while NBC Sports has coverage of the Tuesday through Friday races. The race schedule, along with the prominent American horses in those races, is as follows: Day […]

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Remembering Scat Daddy: ‘Capable Of Getting Every Type Of Good Horse’

Triple Crown winner Justify may have cemented the legacy of his sire Scat Daddy, but the late stallion’s international appeal has long been evident through European champions Caravaggio, Lady Aurelia and No Nay Never. Todd Pletcher, who trained Scat Daddy during his racing career, recalled his impressions of the horse in an interview at racingpost.com. “I […]

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Americans At Royal Ascot: Bucchero, Yoshida, Ward’s Top Ten

Several American connections are aiming their horses at the June 19-23 Royal Ascot meeting this year, and NBC has planned 23 hours of coverage on American television. For the first time, Royal Ascot will be broadcast over the main NBC network on Saturday, June 23. Trainer Wesley Ward is taking a 10-strong group of contenders […]

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Lady Aurelia ‘Very, Very Happy’ in Keeneland Work Toward Royal Ascot

Trainer Wesley Ward continued preparations for his Royal Ascot hopefuls at Keeneland on Saturday, led by Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel’s European champion Lady Aurelia, who worked 5 furlongs over the yielding turf course in 1:03.40. The turf works were delayed a day due to heavy rain in the Lexington area on Friday. A 4-year-old daughter of […]

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Lady Aurelia Works Over Keeneland Turf For Third Royal Ascot Bid

Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel’s European champion Lady Aurelia, based at Keeneland with trainer Wesley Ward, worked 4 furlongs on a firm turf course in :48.80 Tuesday in preparation for her third annual appearance in June at Royal Ascot in England, where she won the 2016 Queen Mary (G2) and 2017 King’s Stand (G1). Lady Aurelia, a 4-year-old […]

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Triple Chelsea Runs Down Lady Aurelia In Giant’s Causeway Upset

Brad Grady’s Triple Chelsea, sent off at odds of 8-1, upset the 3-5 favorite Lady Aurelia in Saturday’s $100,000 Giant’s Causeway Stakes at Keeneland. A 5-year-old daughter of Hat Trick, the mare completed 5 1/2 furlongs over the firm turf in 1:02.40, defeating Lady Aurelia by almost two lengths. Triple Chelsea was ridden by Adam […]

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Champion Lady Aurelia To Make 2018 Debut In Giant’s Causeway Stakes At Keeneland

Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel’s European champion Lady Aurelia will face nine rivals Saturday when she kicks off her 2018 campaign in the 22nd running of the $100,000 Giant’s Causeway. The Giant’s Causeway, run at 5½ furlongs on the turf, will go as the eighth race on Saturday’s 11-race program with a 4:57 p.m. ET post time. Trained by Wesley Ward, Lady Aurelia will be […]

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Little Red Feather Presents Partners In Racing: Five Questions With George Bolton

George Bolton, who grew up near Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, is the chief investment officer and portfolio manager of WestEnd Capital Management in San Francisco. His father and grandfather raced steeplechase horses in the Mid-Atlantic, but Bolton became a Thoroughbred owner “on the flat” nearly 30 years ago when he became partners on a […]

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Marsha Becomes Highest-Priced Horse Ever Sold At A European Auction

The European record for a thoroughbred at auction was broken on the second day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale when the dual-Group 1 winner MARSHA sold for 6,000,000 guineas to the bid of MV Magnier. It was a remarkable day at the Tattersalls December Mare Sale with ten lots breaking the million guineas barrier […]

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