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Wesley Ward Back at Keeneland after Royal Ascot Success

LEXINGTON, KY (June 26, 2017) – Trainer Wesley Ward was at his Keeneland base Monday morning, overseeing his string that soon will include two recent stakes winners at the prestigious Royal Ascot meet in England: King’s Stand (G1) winner Lady Aurelia and Sandringham (L) winner Con Te Partiro.

Keeneland September Sale Alumni Triumph at Royal Ascot, Dominate U.S. Graded Stakes

Keeneland Racing and Sales Send Horses to Royal Ascot

LEXINGTON, KY (June 19, 2017) – A number of horses sold at Keeneland and/or raced or trained here are in England to compete during the prestigious Royal Ascot meet, which begins Tuesday and runs through Saturday.

Lady Aurelia Leads Wesley Ward’s Royal Ascot Runners in Final Keeneland Works before Trip to England

LEXINGTON, KY (June 5, 2017) – In front of some 30 owners, breeders and interested onlookers who gathered Monday morning in the Keeneland Grandstand, European champion
Lady Aurelia and 10 other horses trained by Wesley Ward worked on the turf course in preparation for upcoming starts at Royal Ascot or elsewhere.

Royal Ascot-Bound Contingent, Led by Lady Aurelia, Work at Keeneland for Wesley Ward

LEXINGTON, KY (May 30, 2017) – Keeneland-based trainer Wesley Ward sent out seven runners on Tuesday, including European champion Lady Aurelia, for works over the turf course here in preparation for stakes at Royal Ascot in England in June.

All seven Royal Ascot-bound horses were winners at Keeneland this spring, contributing to Ward’s 11 meet victories and earning for him leading trainer honors. 

Lady Aurelia Continues Preparations for Royal Ascot Return

LEXINGTON, KY (May 23, 2017) – European champion Lady Aurelia, based at Keeneland with trainer Wesley Ward, worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.60 on a firm turf course Tuesday morning at Keeneland as she continues training toward a start in the King’s Stand (G1) on June 20 at Royal Ascot, where she won the Queen Mary (G2) last year.

Lady Aurelia Among Six Royal Ascot-Bound Runners Working Today at Keeneland for Wesley Ward

LEXINGTON, KY (May 16, 2017) – Keeneland-based trainer Wesley Ward won 11 races during Keeneland’s Spring Meet to lead all trainers. On Tuesday, he sent out six of those winners, including European champion Lady Aurelia, for half-mile works over the firm turf course here in preparation for races at Royal Ascot in England next month.

Quotes from the $100,000 Giant’s Causeway (L)

LEXINGTON, KY (April 15, 2017) – Quotes from the $100,000 Giant’s Causeway (L)

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Wesley Ward (winning trainer of Lady Aurelia)

“She’s a wonderful filly. Has a big future – excited to get back over to England to (Royal) Ascot (where she won the Queen Mary-G2 last year). She’ll train right here at Keeneland until we go.

Lady Eli Works on Turf for Coolmore Jenny Wiley

LEXINGTON, KY (April 9, 2017) – Scheduled to make her 5-year-old debut in Saturday’s Coolmore Jenny Wiley (G1) at Keeneland, Sheep Pond Partners’ Lady Eli worked five furlongs in 1:02.40 on a firm turf course Sunday morning. With exercise rider Walter Malasquez aboard, she worked in company with Roca Rojo (IRE) and Florent Geroux.

Keeneland clockers caught Lady Eli in fractions of :14, :26.80, :38.80, 1:02.40 and out in 1:15.60.

Lady Aurelia Works; To Make 2017 Debut in Giant's Causeway

LEXINGTON, KY (April 2, 2017) – Trainer Wesley Ward said Keeneland’s listed Giant’s Causeway, at 5½ furlongs on turf on April 15, is scheduled to mark the 2017 debut of Stonestreet Farm, George Bolton, Peter Leidel’s Lady Aurelia, Europe’s champion 2-year-old filly of 2016.