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  • (6/16/2020) - Ribblesdale Stakes (G2) entry West End Girl created her own piece of history June 15 as she topped the inaugural Tattersalls online auction when selling to Badgers Bloodstock for £420,000 (US$526,285).
  • (6/16/2020) - Thanks to the multiple grade 1-winning Tiz the Law, tiny Sackatoga Stable is once again occupying center stage during a Triple Crown season with, fittingly enough, another New York-bred in a shortened 1 1/8-mile Belmont Stakes (G1).
  • (6/16/2020) - High Peak (Ire) (Fascinating Rock {Ire}) shaped with a deal of promise when second in his June 4 debut over six furlongs at Newcastle and duly delivered as the odds-on favourite to become the first winner for his Ballylinch Stud-based…
  • (6/15/2020) - The past several weeks’ three major defections from the 3-year-old season – Charlatan, Nadal, and Maxfield – may have turned this Saturday’s Belmont Stakes into a smaller field, but connections were still quick to express their excitement for the the…
  • (6/15/2020) - Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is pleased to announce the reopening of the first floor of its grandstand for live racing and simulcasting operations beginning on Monday, June 22 at 12:00 P.M EST.  
  • (6/15/2020) - The highly rated Jubiloso arrived at the Ascot meeting 12 months ago long on reputation but short on experience and produced a fine effort when third over the round mile to Watch Me in the Coronation Stakes (G1).
  • (6/15/2020) - The King Edward VII (G2) invariably attracts 3-year-old colts and geldings who have been beaten in the Investec Derby (G1) at Newmarket. This year, the June 16 King Edward VII winner becomes a leading contender for the Epsom classic in three weeks.
  • (6/15/2020) - The KHRC’s Safety and Welfare Committee and Rules Committee unanimously approved June 15 an amended rule that limited the use of the crop after the Jockeys’ Guild and the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition brought different proposals to the table.
  • (6/15/2020) - The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available via the OBS website at
  • (6/15/2020) - Few horses have captured the imagination since racing’s resumption as much as Frankly Darling, a daughter of Frankel who exploded onto the Investec Oaks (G1) scene with a sparkling victory on the first day back at Newcastle.
  • (6/15/2020) - TVG, America’s horse racing network, will bring the pinnacle of international racing into the homes of fans across the country from June 16 through June 20 as the network broadcasts the entire meet from Royal Ascot. 
  • (6/15/2020) - Training continues to progress like clockwork for Tiz the Law, and trainer Barclay Tagg could not be happier about it, or feeling more fortunate.
  • (6/15/2020) - Traditionally the first race of the meeting and the first group 1 contest of the week, the Queen Anne Stakes (G1) has been shuffled back in the revised running order of this year’s Royal Ascot schedule that begins June 16.
  • (6/15/2020) - Charlie Hills is not concerned about the lack of a recent run for Battaash and hopes his perfect record first time up can translate into a first Royal Ascot success in the June 16 King’s Stand Stakes (G1).
  • (6/15/2020) - Long-time owner, breeder and racing consultant Leonard Green, whose D.J. Stable has been a fixture at Monmouth Park for nearly four decades, has been named the recipient of the Virgil “Buddy” Raines Distinguished Achievement Award.
  • (6/15/2020) - In a refreshing change for a lead-up to the Triple Crown marred with defections, majority owner Dean Reeves says Sole Volante will indeed run June 20 in the $1 million Belmont Stakes.
  • (6/15/2020) - Indiana Grand Racing & Casino slated to open June 16 without spectators.
  • (6/15/2020) - All eyes will be on Tiz the Law when he makes his expected start in the June 20 Belmont Stakes (G1) as he heads into the first leg of the 2020 Triple Crown with a firm lead in the NTRA…
  • (6/15/2020) - Forget Junes in years past. Forget the top hat and tailcoat. Forget the long airline flight to London. Forget the face mask and gloves. It’s a new world in 2020 for those who love top-quality horse racing and believe that…
  • (6/15/2020) - There were discussions held between the New York Racing Association and the New York State Gaming Commission about allowing a limited number of owners connected with each Belmont Stakes horse on the grounds Saturday, but it was ultimately determined that…
  • (6/15/2020) - California now has some of the strictest rules regarding medication in racehorses of any jurisdiction in the United States, and a report on medication violations for April and May show that horsemen and veterinarians are still working to understand newer…
  • (6/15/2020) - Royal Ascot 2020: Tips and analysis for Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
  • (6/15/2020) - All Things started at 1 5/16 miles for the first time at Wyong Racecourse in Australia earlier this month and had an ideal performance, closing from fourth of 10 to win by a neck.
  • (6/15/2020) - A fundraising campaign has been established to help the family of Fairmount Park jockey Elizabeth Thurman after a 12:30 a.m. fire on Sunday killed three horses and destroyed a barn and shed at the family’s home in Belleville, Illinois. There…
  • (6/15/2020) - Kentucky pastures have exploded with the signature yellow buttercup flower. Buttercup is the common name for a group of species from the genus Ranunculus. Buttercups are sometimes classified as short-lived perennials, but often grow as winter annuals. Four species of…
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