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One of the biggest weeks in international racing is upon us, with the 2019 Royal Ascot meet starting on Tuesday. Since United States runners have made a big splash at the meet in recent years, it’s turned into a must-see event on the racing calendar, and NBC Sports will be helping you with that. The channel will be airing all five days of the Roya Ascot meet, starting at 8:30a.m.

In the summer of 1982, I had the thrill of working one of the most unique Travers Stakes in race history. Do you recall what that was?

That year, there were three different winners of the three legs of the Triple Crown. Gato Del Sol won the Kentucky Derby. Aloma’s Ruler won the Preakness. And Conquistador Cielo won the Belmont Stakes.

On an evening of high stakes and even higher expectations, Claiborne Farm and Adele B.

Seeking the Soul was excluded from the Breeders' Cup Classic last season when he failed to make the earnings cutoff for a loaded field. But owner/breeder Charles Fipke and trainer Dallas Stewart won't be haunted by disappointment this year, at least not where eligibility is concerned.

It was six weeks ago that Gary and Mary West's Maximum Security earned a permanent spot in racing history—for the wrong reason.

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