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  • River Jetez - Video Profile

    A profile of South African group I winning mare River Jetez, whose future plans include the Beverly D at Arlington Park.

  • So Elite won the one-mile Charlie Barley Stakes on the Woodbine grass in 2010.

    Casse Tries to Double Up in Dominion Day

    Mark Casse, who won the Dominion Day Handicap (Can-III) a year ago with Marchfield, will have two more chances in the latest edition of the $200,000 race when a field of 11 lines up July 1 at Woodbine.

  • Sea The Stars Profile (Video)

    A profile of 2009 European Horse of the Year Sea The Stars, now at Gilltown Stud in Ireland, including comments from his trainer, John Oxx.

  • Inglorious wins the Queen's Plate.

    Filly Inglorious Triumphs in Queen's Plate

    Inglorious became the first filly to win the $1 million Queen's Plate since 2001 with a spectacular performance for jockey Luis Contreras, sweeping past her rivals impressively for a 2 1/2-length victory June 26.

  • Treasure Beach wins the Irish Derby.

    Clean Sweep for O'Brien In Irish Derby

    Treasure Beach just got up in the final strides to lead home an Aidan O'Brien sweep in the $1,772,850 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Ire-I) at the Curragh June 26.

  • Court of the Realm and Eurico Da Silva take the King Edward at Woodbine.

    Court of the Realm Wins King Edward

    Making his stakes debut, Aurora Meadows and Oxbridge Farm's Court of the Realm held off the determined run of Fifty Proof to win the $269,200 King Edward (Can-IIT) June 25 at Woodbine.

  • Misty For Me is all alone at the finish of the Pretty Polly.

    Misty For Me Clear Winner in Pretty Polly

    Misty For Me grabbed the lead from the start and never looked back, drawing off in the final furlong to win the $284,558 Stobart Ireland Pretty Polly Stakes (Ire-I) at the Curragh by six lengths over Midday June 25.

  • Irish National Stud (Video)

    Simon Burgess talks with John Osborne, CEO of the Irish National Stud, about the property and the horses, including stallions Invincible Spirit, Art Connoisseur, Amadeus Wolf, and Lord Shanakill.

  • Irish Derby Interview - The Curragh

    Simon Burgess talks to Paul Hensey, Curragh Race Course Manager, about the layout of the course and the weather for the weekend.

  • Irish Derby Interview - The Contenders

    Simon Burgess talks with Thom Malone of Paddy Power, the largest bookmaker in Ireland, about prospects for the Irish Derby and other races of the weekend. Sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.

  • Royal Ascot 2011

    View races and people of Royal Ascot in England from the week of June 18, 2011.

  • Society Rock rolls to an upset in the Golden Jubilee Stakes. 
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    'Society' Rocks Golden Jubilee Field at 25-1

    Society Rock, who had to settle for second last year behind Starspangledbanner, went one better this time around as he came with a late surge to capture the $646,056 Golden Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 18.

  • Royal Ascot - Star Witness

    Simon Burgess talks with Danny O'Brien, trainer of Star Witness, who finished 2nd in the King Stand Stakes (Eng-1) on June 14, and scheduled to run in the Golden Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I) on June 18.

  • Royal Ascot - More Than Real

    Simon Burgess talks with Ginny DePasquale, assistant trainer to Todd Pletcher. They discuss Bridgetown and BC Champion More Than Real, owned by Bobby Flay.

  • Royal Ascot Interview - Aidan O'Brien

    Simon Burgess talks with Aidan O'Brien following So You Think's loss in the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 15.

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    Rewilding Stuns So You Think at Royal Ascot

    Under a relentless drive by Frankie Dettori, Rewilding overhauled the favorite So You Think within the shadow of the wire to claim a neck victory in the $655,660 Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 15.

  • Royal Ascot Interview - Tony Millard

    Simon Burgess talks with Tony Millard, trainer of Sweet Sanette, who finished third in the King's Stand Stakes (Eng-I) on June 14.

  • Frankel stays unbeaten with a victory in the St. James's Palace Stakes.

    Frankel Hangs on to Win St. James's Palace

    It wasn't quite as easy as his classic victory, but Frankel was able to maintain his unbeaten record with a three-quarter-length win in the $406,928 St. James's Palace Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 14.