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Espinoza decides not to appeal suspension

DRF | 2 months ago
Victor Espinoza will not appeal his seven-day suspension for his ride on Sky Kingdom in the Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday. Read More...

Espinoza suspended seven days for Awesome Again ride

DRF | 2 months ago
Jockey Victor Espinoza was suspended seven days by Santa Anita stewards Sunday for causing interference aboard Sky Kingdom in Saturday’s Grade 1 Awesome Again Stakes. Read More...

Fed Biz, Sky Kingdom target stakes on Breeders’ Cup weekend

DRF | 2 months ago
Fed Biz and Sky Kingdom, who were second and last in the seven-runner Awesome Again Stakes, will start in stakes on Breeders’ Cup weekend. Read More...

Irish Surf targets Pacific Classic

DRF | 4 months ago
Irish Surf is a candidate for the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar on Aug. 24 after winning the first stakes of his career in Friday’s $100,750 Cougar II Handicap in track-record time. Read More...

Sky Kingdom gets more distance in Cougar II Handicap

DRF | 4 months ago
Sky Kingdom was nominated to both the 1 1/16-mile San Diego Handicap on Saturday and the 1 1/2-mile Cougar II Handicap on Friday, but the more trainer Bob Baffert evaluated the options, the more he thought the longer race was the better race. Read More...

Sky Kingdom takes American Flag Stakes

DRF | 5 months ago
The lightly raced Sky Kingdom won the second stakes of his career in Friday’s $83,850 American Flag Stakes at Los Alamitos, a victory that could lead to a graded stakes appearance at Del Mar later this summer. Read More...

Hollywood Park: Game On Dude, Smith tough team in Gold Cup

DRF | 1 year ago
Mike Smith is unbeaten in four stakes on Game On Dude, and he is confident that streak will be stretched to five in the Grade 1 Hollywood Gold Cup on Saturday. Read More...

Santa Anita: Sky Kingdom switches to turf in closing-day San Juan Capistrano

DRF | 2 years ago
Brad Free ARCADIA, Calif. – The longest race of the year adds style to closing day of the long winter meet at Santa Anita – a 1 3/4-mile turf spectacle that is pure majesty. The San J... Read More...

Santa Anita: Tokyo City one-two meeting on turf in San Juan Capistrano

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. - Sky Kingdom and Oilisblackgold, the first two finishers of the Grade  3 Tokyo City Stakes over 1 1/2 miles on dirt March 23, are switching surfaces for Sunda... Read More...

Santa Anita: Calidoscopio raced in Tokyo City Cup with minor injury

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen Calidoscopio, the winner of the Breeders’ Cup Marathon here last November, finished fifth in Saturday’s Tokyo City Cup despite grabbing a quarter in training the previo... Read More...

Santa Anita: Sky Kingdom takes to marathon distance in Tokyo City Cup

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. - Sky Kingdom had never run beyond 1 1/16 miles before Saturday’s $100,750 Tokyo City Cup over 1 1/2 miles on the main track at Santa Anita. Such marathons ra... Read More...

Santa Anita: Sky Kingdom eyes Santa Anita Handicap after return win

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 ARCADIA, Calif. – The field for the Santa Anita Handicap on March 2 could include Sky Kingdom, who returned from a ... Read More...

Still wide open

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Jon & Joel discuss the trio of key three-year-old prep races over the weekend in Florida, New York and California. Who stepped up? Who disappointed? And who looks best moving forward on the Triple Crown Trail? Read More...

Prep Preview

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Jon & Joel preview Saturday’s trio of key Derby preps, and explain why this weekend could be the biggest so far in this young Triple Crown season. Which 3yos will step up? Watch it. Comment. Read More...

Season Premiere

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Jon & Joel kick off the third year of TCI – aka Triple Crown Insider – and catch up on the three-year-old picture through the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream. Read More...