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Winx Retains Top Spot In World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

Winx (AUS) [130], who took the TAB Turnbull Stakes (G1) to win her 28th consecutive race, retains her top placing in the eighth edition of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2018.  LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings  Leading Horses  click here for complete rankings   Rank Horse Rating Trained 1 WINX (AUS) 130 AUS 2 GUN RUNNER (USA) 129 USA 2 POET’S […]

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Injury Sidelines Overseas Breeders’ Cup Turf Contender Poet’s Word

An overseas trip to the Breeders’ Cup is no longer in the plans for two-time Group 1 winner Poet’s Word, who sustained an injury that will keep from racing the remainder of the year. The colt trained by Sir Michael Stoute won the G1 Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot in June, then the […]

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Roaring Lion Takes Home Victory, BC Berth In Juddmonte International

Roaring Lion came roaring home Wednesday at York to capture the Group 1, $1.35 million Juddmonte International Stakes. The victory earned the 3-year-old an automatic berth in November’s Breeders’ Cup Turf at Churchill Downs. Race favorite Poet’s Word, who had already collected a pair of “Win and You’re In” victories at Ascot Racecourse, finished second, […]

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Poet’s Word Takes On Roaring Lion In Wednesday’s Juddmonte International

Led by multiple Group 1 winner Poet’s Word (IRE) and Coral-Eclipse (G1) winner Roaring Lion, a field of eight horses is scheduled to start in Wednesday’s about 1 1/4-mile Juddmonte International (G1) at York, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The […]

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Poet’s Word Climbs To Number Two Spot On World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

In the most recent Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2018, Winx retained the top rated performance while Poet’s Word (Ire) jumped into a tie as the co-second highest rated horse along with Gun Runner (USA).    Poet’s Word improved his rating to 129 from 125 by taking the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1) by […]

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Poet’s Word Tops Stoute Exacta In King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Poet’s Word battled back to defeat stablemate Crystal Ocean in Saturday’s Group 1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, giving trainer Sir Michael Stoute a record sixth victory in the race. Ridden by James Doyle, the 5-year-old son of Poet’s Voice got up in the final strides to win by a neck, […]

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Breeders’ Cup Turf Slot Up For Grabs In King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Led by Poet’s Word (IRE) and Cracksman (GB), the first two finishers in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes (G1), and Hardwicke Stakes winner Crystal Ocean (GB), a field of eight horses has been set for Saturday’s $1.25 million, 1 1/2-mile King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1) at Ascot with the winner receiving an […]

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Four Grade 1’s Add Up To Blockbuster Breeders’ Cup Challenge Weekend

Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series qualifying races for automatic starting positions and fees paid into the 35th Breeders’ Cup World Championships returns this weekend with four Grade 1 stakes races at Ascot, Del Mar and Monmouth Park. The “Win and You’re In” action kicks off Saturday with the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1) […]

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Crystal Ocean, Poet’s Word Could Give Stoute Sixth King George & Queen Elizabeth Victory

Ascot stages Europe’s midsummer highlight on Saturday, July 28, the £1.25 million G1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored by QIPCO) (3.40pm) over a mile and a half. First run in 1951, the very prestigious contest has a tremendous history with legendary performers including Ribot, Nijinsky, Mill Reef, Brigadier Gerard, Dahlia, The Minstrel, […]

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Paulick Report 6/20 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

News happens throughout the day, and the Paulick Report is here to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments in the Thoroughbred industry. In today’s Paulick Report News Minute, a Prince of Wales’s upset and historic day for one trainer at the Royal Ascot meet. Plus, two important partnerships were announced in Kentucky and they’ll […]

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