ROYAL ASCOT DAY 1 – WAR TIME

  At around halfway in the Opening Day’s Queen Anne Stakes (gr. I), Animal Kingdom and Declaration of War were about the same distance off the lead. From that point, however, the duo went in opposite directions, Animal Kingdom, who had pulled hard in the early stages, and found no cover, fading out of

KING IN DUBAI

Given the international nature of the event, there couldn’t have been a much more appropriate winner of the Dubai World Cup (gr. I) than Animal Kingdom (TrueNicks A++). Representing Australia – where he’s headed to stud for the second half of the year – he is U.S.-trained and foaled, by

TURNING TO TURF

  It might be a bit too early to say that “The Winds of Change are Blowing Through the Nation,” but with frequently expressed concerns about the durability and stamina of the U.S. Thoroughbred, there appears to be a move that indicates stallion masters and breeders are willing to at