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Animal Kingdom no factor at Royal Ascot in finale

Updated: June 18, 2013, 1:02 PM ET
Associated Press

ASCOT, England -- Kentucky Derby champion Animal Kingdom was unable to go out a winner, fading quickly and finishing 11th in the Queen Anne Stakes on Tuesday in his last race before retirement.

Animal Kingdom, the 5-4 favorite, had a mediocre start and was no factor in the prestigious race -- a straight mile on a humid opening day of the Royal Ascot meet.

Animal Kingdom won the Derby in 2011 and the $10 million Dubai World Cup this year. The previous time a Derby winner ran at Ascot ...

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