Kyle Frey

‘Faith In My Horse’: Frey Excited For First Grade 1 Mount In Belmont Stakes

Of the more than 4,100 races jockey Kyle Frey has ridden, the 150th running of the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, presented by NYRA Bets, will be the most significant ride of his life. Frey, 26, will be riding in his first Grade 1 on Saturday, June 9, when he is given a leg up by […]

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Peter Pan Winner Blended Citizen Lays Down Sharp Half-Mile For Belmont Stakes

Trainer Doug O’Neill said he is happy with his multiple graded stakes winner and Belmont Stakes hopeful Blended Citizen, who offered his first workout since his 1 ½-length victory in the Grade 3 Peter Pan at Belmont Park on May 12. The Proud Citizen colt threw a speedy half-mile in 47.55 seconds over Belmont’s main […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘Blended’ Friendship, Hometown Dreams

There’s a small town in Kentucky called Tompkinsville, nestled into the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains just north of the Tennessee border. A decline in the local garment industry hit the area hard over the past several decades, and a striking 30 percent of the approximately 2,000 locals live at or below the poverty line. […]

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A Raving Beauty Nails U.S. Debut In Beaugay; Blended Citizen Easy Winner In Peter Pan

Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables’ A Raving Beauty capitalized on her first start in the United States for trainer Chad Brown, scoring a three-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 3 Beaugay Stakes at Belmont Park. The 5-year-old daughter of Mastercraftsman, ridden by Irad Ortiz, was the second choice at 5-2; favorite and stablemate Inflexibility […]

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Blue Grass Probable Blended Citizen ‘Handled The Track’ In Keeneland Breeze

Greg Hall and SAYJAY Racing’s Blended Citizen, who has had much of his success on the grass and all-weather surfaces, prepared for his return to the dirt in next Saturday’s $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G2) by working 5 furlongs in 1:01.20 over a fast main track this morning at Keeneland. Blended Citizen and workmate Arawak began to ease into the […]

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Blended Citizen Up The Rail For Jeff Ruby Steaks Victory

Greg Hall and Sayjay Racing (Steve Young)’s Blended Citizen finished with a strong drive up the rail to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Jeff Ruby Steaks by a head at Turfway Park, earning 20 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. The sophomore son of Proud Citizen, ridden by Kyle Frey for trainer Doug O’Neill, […]

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Eclipse Award-Winning Apprentice Kyle Frey Returns To The Saddle At Santa Anita

Eclipse Award-winning apprentice jockey of 2011 Kyle Frey is expected to resume riding at Santa Anita shortly, according to his agent, Mark North. A 25-year-old native of Tracy, California, Frey (pronounced FRAY) last rode during the first week of Del Mar’s Bing Crosby meet before he was sidelined with an abscess caused by an infection […]

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Zakaroff Posts 48-1 Upset In El Camino Real Derby

Antone Metaxas’ Zakaroff posted a surprise victory in Saturday’s Grade 3 El Camino Real Derby, striking the wire first at odds of 48-1. Ridden by Kyle Frey, the sophomore son of Slew’s Tiznow rode the rail through the turn, angled out and collared the favored Ann Arbor Eddie to win by a half-length. Trained by […]

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UPDATED: Frey Avoids Fractures, Suffers Soft-Tissue Injuries In Golden Gate Spill

The diagnosis on jockey Kyle Frey, injured in a Saturday spill at Golden Gate Fields, has been revised following a preliminary report that he had suffered left-leg and right-arm fractures. Staff at Highland Hospital in Oakland initially reported to track physician Dr. David Seftel that X-rays suggested Frey suffered mid-shaft femoral and humeral fractures. Frey […]

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Frey Rides Five Winners Friday At Golden Gate

Jockey Kyle Frey registered five wins from eight mounts Friday at Golden Gate Fields. Frey, the 2011 Eclipse Award winner for Outstanding Apprentice, won race 2 with Distinctive Run ($3.60), race 3 with Percy’s Bluff ($7.60), race 4 with Scathing ($5.20), race 6 with Colored Crayon ($7) and race 7 with Rose Among Thorns ($9). […]

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