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O'Brien Fined for 'Rock' Scratch from QE II

Aidan O'Brien was fined by stewards after the non-appearance of Rock of Gibraltar in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes yesterday. This is the statutory penalty in such circumstances – 1% of the total prize money fund.

Keeneland Report: Sellers in Stakes Sweep

More often than not, the best laid plans in the Thoroughbred game don't pan out, and even more unusual are plans gone awry that come to fruition. However, if you're jockey Shane Sellers, a whole weekend of plans for Keeneland's fall opener can come together as easy as (grade) one, two, three.

Giant's Causeway, Crimplene To Meet in Queen Elizabeth II Stakes

Giant's Causeway and Best of the Bests, the respective first- and third-place finishers in the Esat Digifone Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I) earlier this month, will meet again on Saturday in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot, England. Crimplene, a multiple group I winning filly, and Indian Lodge are also being pointed to the one-mile race, according to Sporting Life.

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