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Photos and comments for Justify, Bravazo, Tenfold, Free Drop Billy, and Restoring Hope from Friday and Saturday at Churchill Downs as they prepare for the Belmont Stakes.

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A bumper field of 22 was declared for the fourth running of the Commonwealth Cup (G1), as Ascot's Royal meeting continues June 22.

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A disagreement over California law regarding simulcasting requirements, between The Stronach Group and the California Horse Racing Board, will head to court, an executive from The Stronach Group said June 21.

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New York lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a measure permitting the New York Racing Association to use a state government authority to issue bonds for a renovation project at Belmont Park.

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If you had just won the Gold Cup (G1), as Bjorn Nielsen did June 21, you might be minded to enjoy the moment. But if that race was the second in a four-race series carrying a £1 million bonus, eventually the question is going to pop up.

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When Hronis Racing and John Sadler dive in for a claim, people notice, especially when the price is sizeable enough to create some buzz.

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A little more than a month after her first graded victory in the Arlington Matron Stakes (G3) at Arlington International Racecourse, Princess La Quinta returns June 23 to vie for her third consecutive win in the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (G3). 

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Justify's Triple Crown not only provided a thrill for United States racing but also a tremendous boost for racing in China, thanks to his partial ownership by China Horse Club.

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Jockey Frankie Dettori won a sixth Gold Cup (G1) at Royal Ascot June 21, as Stradivarius outstayed Vazirabad and Torcedor late to land the famous race.

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The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced today that the 33rd annual TOBA National Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Woodford Reserve Club at Kroger Field in Lexington, Ky.

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Full schedule, racecards and results for Royal Ascot 2018, which takes place from 19-23 June.

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Racegoers at next week's Royal Ascot could be breathalysed and refused admission as part of a crackdown on violence at racecourses.

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Jockey Raul da Silva is suspended for 21 days for "violent conduct" following an altercation with Jim Crowley at Goodwood.

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Justify becomes the 13th horse to complete US Flat racing's Triple Crown by winning the Belmont Stakes.

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Former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Andrew Thornton enjoys the perfect send-off to his 28-year riding career by claiming a victory at Uttoxeter.

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The 171st Grand National at Aintree is won by the partnership of the oldest jockey on the smallest horse - and it was an emotional triumph.

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Dedicated followers of fashion descend on Aintree for Ladies Day.

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Listen to BBC Radio 5 live commentary of the closing stages of the Grand National, won by Tiger Roll.

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Jockey Davy Russell, who won the Grand National on Tiger Roll, says he and his father "used to make our own Aintree fences around the garden".

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Frankie Dettori claims his 60th Royal Ascot winner as Stradivarius takes the Gold Cup after a thrilling finish.

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A bumper field of 22 was declared for the fourth running of the Commonwealth Cup (G1), as Ascot's Royal meeting continues June 22.

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A disagreement over California law regarding simulcasting requirements, between The Stronach Group and the California Horse Racing Board, will head to court, an executive from The Stronach Group said June 21.

5 min 41 sec

New York lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a measure permitting the New York Racing Association to use a state government authority to issue bonds for a renovation project at Belmont Park.

5 min 41 sec

If you had just won the Gold Cup (G1), as Bjorn Nielsen did June 21, you might be minded to enjoy the moment. But if that race was the second in a four-race series carrying a £1 million bonus, eventually the question is going to pop up.

5 min 41 sec

When Hronis Racing and John Sadler dive in for a claim, people notice, especially when the price is sizeable enough to create some buzz.

5 min 41 sec

A little more than a month after her first graded victory in the Arlington Matron Stakes (G3) at Arlington International Racecourse, Princess La Quinta returns June 23 to vie for her third consecutive win in the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (G3). 

5 min 41 sec

Justify's Triple Crown not only provided a thrill for United States racing but also a tremendous boost for racing in China, thanks to his partial ownership by China Horse Club.

5 min 41 sec

Jockey Frankie Dettori won a sixth Gold Cup (G1) at Royal Ascot June 21, as Stradivarius outstayed Vazirabad and Torcedor late to land the famous race.

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The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced today that the 33rd annual TOBA National Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Woodford Reserve Club at Kroger Field in Lexington, Ky.

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Shang Shang Shang became American trainer Wesley Ward's 10th Royal Ascot winner under an audacious ride by Joel Rosario that tiptoed along the fine line between genius and disaster.

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ROYAL Ascot is heading into its fourth and penultimate day today and the weather is set to be stunning. So what channel can you watch the races on TV?

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HORSE RACING TIPS: Best bets for Thursday, June 14.

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HORSE RACING TIPS - Express Sport brings you the best selections for Friday, June 12.

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HORSE RACING TIPS: Best bets for Monday, June 11.

16 hours 47 min

FRANKIE DETTORI rode Stradivarius to victory in a thrilling renewal of the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.

2 days 19 hours

ASCOT RESULTS LIVE - every race result from Royal Ascot on Tuesday, June 19.

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ASCOT TIPS - Get the best betting tips from The Scout on Tuesday’s runners at Royal Ascot.

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ASCOT LIVE STREAM - How to watch Royal Ascot online and on TV

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ASCOT TIPS - Every race betting tips from Royal Ascot on Tuesday, June 19.

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HORSE RACING TIPS: Best bets for Monday, June 18.

9 hours 23 min

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow provides his tips ahead of the fourth day of action at Royal Ascot.

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Stradivarius claimed victory in a thrilling renewal of the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. The four-year-old was a 7-4 joint-favourite as he stepped up to two and a half miles for the first time in his career.

11 hours 23 min

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Friday's meetings at Redcar, Newmarket, Market Rasen and Ayr.

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Sir Michael Stoute is hoping talented Veracious can finally get her season moving when she races for the first time this summer in the feature Coronation Stakes.

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LAURA LAMBERT AT ROYAL ASCOT: Ryan Moore is targeting more success at Royal Ascot after passing his half-century of winners on Hunting Horn and Magic Wand on Thursday.

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JONATHAN MCEVOY AT ROYAL ASCOT: Wife Kate has watched helplessly as Justin has torn around fairways on the way to golfing success. But this time he said: ‘I’m the nervous one.'

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Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Thursday's meetings at Chelmsford, Ripon, Ffos Las and Lingfield.

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Bank on COMMUNIQUE (Ascot, nap, 5.35) to make a statement and land the finale on day three of the Royal meeting on Thursday. A high draw isn’t a negative over a mile-and-a-half at Ascot.

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MARCUS TOWNEND AT ROYAL ASCOT: The James Doyle-ridden 11-2 shot easily picked off a strangely lethargic odds-on favourite Cracksman to pull two-and-a-quarter lengths clear.

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LAURA LAMBERT AT ROYAL ASCOT: Ireland's champion trainer took until day two of the royal meeting to register a winner, but saddled the first three home in the Queen's Vase.

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Photos and comments for Justify, Bravazo, Tenfold, Free Drop Billy, and Restoring Hope from Friday and Saturday at Churchill Downs as they prepare for the Belmont Stakes.

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The Belmont Stakes Festival kicked off on Thursday with three stakes races, the Intercontinental (G3) won by La Sardane, the Wonder Again Stakes (G3) won by La Signare, and the Astoria Stakes won by Athens Queen. Get the results, charts, and photos here.

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Thursday morning at Belmont Park, all 10 of the Belmont Stakes horses, including Triple Crown hopeful Justify, were out on the track. Lots of photos from the day including bonus horses Hoppertunity and Abel Tasman.

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Wednesday at Belmont Park, Triple Crown hopeful Justify arrived along with stablemate Restoring Hope to join the rest of the field already there. Lots of photos from the day including Hofburg and Gronkowski on the track in the morning.

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Our annual analysis using popular angles and statistical trends to see who best matches the profile of a Belmont winner. This year there is a single top horse, and it isn't Justify as his lack of racing as a 2-year-old keeps costing him points.

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Saturday night at Churchill Downs, favorite Chief Cicatriz drew away to win by 6 1/4 lengths over late-running Mr. Crow in the Aristides Stakes (G3). Also on the card, Long On Value won the Mighty Beau Overnight Stakes. Get the results, chart, and photos here.

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Saturday at Woodbine, Caribou Club held off the late close of Tower of Texas to win the Connaught Cup (G2) by 1 1/2 lengths, while favorite Conquest Panthera finished 3rd. Get the results, chart, and photos here.

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Will Justify get another sloppy track in New York? It is very far in advance yet, but so far they are calling for isolated thunderstorms!

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Accelerate drew away to win the Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1) by 4 1/4 lengths on Saturday over Dr. Dorr and favorite City of Light. Also on the card, Sophie P won the Gamely (G1) and Itsinthepost won the Charles Whittingham Stakes (G2). Get the results, charts, and photos here.

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Favorite Justify led all the way in the fog and slop to win the 2018 Preakness (G1) by a 1/2 length over Bravazo and a late closing Tenfold another neck back. He will go on to the Belmont undefeated. Get the results, chart, and photos here.

9 hours 53 min

After 16 months of rule-writing, committee meetings and public comment periods, what was supposed to be a long-awaited vote on a comprehensive out-of-competition (OOC) drug-testing protocol for California racing devolved into chaotic shouting and the trading of personal barbs at Thursday’s California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) meeting.

When the debate (a solid hour on this one issue alone) finally simmered down amid repeated requests from CHRB chairman Chuck Winner for the opposing sides to stop squabbling, no vote was taken, and the plan to bring California into alignment with the model rules established by the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) got bounced back to the committee level for yet another round of review.

Prior to Thursday’s meeting, the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) and the California Thoroughbred Trainers (TCC) had submitted written opposition to the passage of OOC rules based on “compelling legal and scientific reasons...

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Friday’s Royal Ascot card is one of the strongest of the week, with real commercial concerns on the line in the G1 Coronation S. and G1 Commonwealth Cup and the supporting G2 King Edward VII S. and G3 Albany S., two of the more significant pattern races of the week. Ballydoyle have had a mixed bag of results so far and could possibly supply the favourite for the fillies’ mile contest in Clemmie (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), who was effectively prepping for this prize when ninth in the G1 Irish 1000 Guineas at The Curragh on May 27 and who needs no introduction after her victories in last year’s G1 Cheveley Park S. and G2 Duchess of Cambridge S. at Newmarket.

“She has come forward since the Guineas, but she will come forward again,” Aidan O’Brien commented. “She needed the run in the Guineas badly. She ran well and just got tired. She had a little bit of a setback and lost a good bit of fitness, but she is coming back...

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Saturday’s inaugural Jockey and Jeans & PDJF All Star Jockey Challenge at Canterbury Park is part of the fifth annual Jockeys and Jeans Fundraiser. Proceeds from both, along with a poker tournament and Sunday’s golf tournament, will go to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. The race will be part of the track’s inaugural Mystic Lake Northern Stars Racing Festival, featuring five stakes races worth a total $500,000.

“The injured jockeys need our support and it up to us riders to help,” Prado said. “Jockeys are all one big family and we actually spend more time with other riders and we do with our real families. And if you’re a jockey very long you’re going to be injured at some time. But God has been with me and I’m blessed.”

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1st-CD, $51K, Msw, 2yo, f, 5 1/2fT, post time: 12:45 p.m. ET
Live Oak Plantation’s SOUPER CHARLOTTE (Warrior’s Reward) was the most expensive of her sire’s 37 yearlings reported as sold in 2017 when hammering for $325K at KEESEP last fall. A full-sister to ‘TDN Rising Star’ Unbridled Reward, who aired by 7 3/4 lengths on debut and was second in the Debutante S. in her two career starts for trainer Mark Casse, the April foal is also kin to SP Southern Parkway (Lemon Drop Kid) and MSP Belleofthebridle (Yes It’s True) and is out of a half-sister to the good turf distaffer Turkappeal (Turkoman), dam of GIII Natalma S. victrix Pink Champagne (Awesome Again) and SW Z Appeal (Ghostzapper). Further down the page is GI Spinaway S. winner Mani Bhavan (Storm Boot). Tom Durant homebred Scatrattleandroll (...

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4th-Belmont, $90,000, Msw, 6-21, 3yo/up, f/m, 1 1/4mT, 2:02.75, gd.
OSARE (f, 3, Medaglia d’Oro–Bubbler {MSW & GSP, $211.622}, by Distorted Humor) the half-sister to champion and ‘TDN Rising Star’ Arrogate (Unbridled’s Song), Ch. 3yo Colt & MGISW, $17,422,600, returned 6-1 to her backers when graduating at second asking Thursday afternoon at Belmont Park. Enjoying a cushy ground-saving journey after a smooth departure from gate two, the Bridlewood colorbearer was shoved on and under a left-handed stick from Javier Castellano fully three furlongs from home. Cracked right handed in upper stretch, she still appeared destined for defeat entering the final eighth of a mile, but kept plugging away and grabbed longtime leader Windjammer (Ger) (Campanologist) on the wire to score by a...

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It was inconceivable that Wesley Ward would go home with a blank at Royal Ascot and Breeze Easy’s Apr. 26 Keeneland maiden special weight winner Shang Shang Shang (Shanghai Bobby) duly stepped up to provide the customary victory in the G2 Norfolk S., a “Win And You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint. Quickest away under Joel Rosario in contrast to the barn’s G2 Queen Mary S. favourite Chelsea Cloisters (First Samurai), the 5-1 shot kept finding as Pocket Dynamo (Dialed In) fought hard and at the line it was just a nose that separated them, with Land Force (Ire) (No Nay Never) a half length back in third. Despite celebrating a 10th Royal winner, Ward was quick to send the attention elsewhere. “I want to say something about the jockey–he’s fabulous and put his time and effort in every day for me over the winter and that’s why he’s here,” he said. “This is the best–there’s nothing like it. I went to bed early last night, as I wanted to get rid of the bad luck and look...

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None of them were able to make a dent while trying their luck at undefeated Triple Crown winner Justify, but a quartet of this spring’s Classic also-rans will look to start fresh while kicking off their second-half campaigns in the GIII Ohio Derby Saturday at Thistledown.

The most accomplished of the four is John Oxley’s Flameaway (Scat Daddy), who captured the GIII Sam F. Davis S. in February before running second in both the GII Tampa Bay Derby and GII Toyota Blue Grass S. Making a bit of an early move into the supersonic GI Kentucky Derby pace, the chestnut faded to finish 13th and returns with a trio of quick breezes at his Churchill Downs base for this engagement.

G M B Racing’s Lone Sailor (Majestic Warrior) came by far closest of any of his rivals to Justify when finishing fifth, beaten just two lengths in the GI Preakness S. The Tom Amoss trainee will look to finally break through at the stakes level after placing in three other...

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Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Friday’s Insights features a son of the G1 English/Irish Oaks third Volume (GB) (Mount Nelson {GB}).

6.55 Newmarket, Cond, £8,000, 2yo, 6fT
QUORTO (IRE) (Dubawi {Ire}) debuts over a trip almost certainly shy of his ideal, being out of the G1 English and Irish Oaks third Volume (GB) (Mount Nelson {GB}). Charlie Appleby saddles two here, while John Gosden has a third in the Godolphin silks in the filly Handmaiden (GB) (Invincible...

13 hours 11 min

The Longines Tracking System, a timing and tracking system, was successfully launched at Royal Ascot on June 20, Longines and Ascot Racecourse announced on Thursday. The system, developed in association with Swiss Timing, provides instant data on the exact position of horses during a race, race rankings, the distance between horses, as well as their acceleration and deceleration. Based on satellite data, the system also measures the distance covered and remaining distance by the horses during a race.

“For Longines, investing in technological advancements is the latest step in its long-term relationship with horseracing,” said Longines Vice President and Head of International Marketing Juan-Carlos Capelli. “The Longines Tracking System delivers a number of benefits to the sport and is a game-changer for the racing industry. We believe that live performance data enhances viewing experience and depth of understanding of the sport.”

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The longest day, and in more ways than one.

On the two previous mornings, the only racegoers on the train had been murmuring to each other over the rustle of their newspapers, trying not to feel too conspicuous in their finery among the stolid and resentful commuters. Yesterday, the same service was crammed with the noisy, bibulous vanguard of Ladies’ Day, launching a fusillade of corks in ominous syncopation with the safety-catch clicking of cans. Some, plainly, were setting impossible early fractions.

By the time the shadows of the solstice evening began to lengthen, they had been given an edifying lesson in how to manage a far more arduous test of stamina. And not just by the three magnificent horses who, after two and a half miles, produced a Gold Cup very nearly as thrilling as the one that last year qualified as the race of the British season.

For the fact that they were able to do owed much to three top-class jockeys in their prime, who...