Headlines for Sunday, June 15, 2014

  • Hot Streak Favored in King's Stand

    Three-year-old sprinter Hot Streak looks to be the early favorite in the 17-horse field set for the King's Stand Stakes (Eng-I) June 17 at Royal Ascot.

  • Night of Thunder 
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    Rivals Face Off in St. James's Palace

    Classic winners Kingman and Night of Thunder will renew their hot rivalry June 17 at Royal Ascot in the St. James's Palace Stakes (Eng-I) for 3-year-olds.

  • Lexie Lou wins the Woodbine Oaks.

    Lexie Lou Impresses in Woodbine Oaks

    Lexie Lou outran stablemate Wild Catomine to score an impressive victory in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser at Woodbine June 15, as 1-2 favorite Paladin Bay finished off the board in the 1 1/8-mile test.

  • Albano wins the Pegasus Stakes.

    Albano Flies Home in Pegasus Romp

    Brereton Jones' homebred Albano swiftly moved to challenge the front-runners around the turn and romped away to an open-lengths victory Pegasus Stakes (gr. III) June 15 at Monmouth Park.

  • We Miss Artie wins the Woodbine Plate Trial Stakes.

    We Miss Artie, at 1-5, Wins Plate Trial

    Back on Polytrack after a 10th-place finish in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, We Miss Artie took charge in upper stretch and held off a tenacious Majestic Sunset to win the $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes.

  • Verrazano
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    Toronado, Verrazano Meet in Queen Anne

    Al Shaqab Racing's group I winner Toronado heads a field of 10 entered for the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) June 15, opening day at Royal Ascot.

  • Avenir Certain Cruises to French Oaks Win

    Unbeaten Avenir Certain added a second classic win to her record when she captured the Prix de Diane Longines (Fr-I, French Oaks) June 15 at Chantilly.