kilroe mile

River Boyne Defeats Got Stormy In Frank E. Kilroe Mile

Red Baron’s Barn and Rancho Temescal’s River Boyne came up the rail with a game performance to defeat even-money favorite Got Stormy by a neck in Saturday’s Grade 1 Frank E. Kilroe Mile at Santa Anita Park. Sent off at 5-1, the 5-year-old son of Dandy Man ran a mile over Santa Anita’s firm turf […]

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Santa Anita: River Boyne, Defending Champ Ohio Do Battle In Grade 1 Kilroe Mile

Trainer Jeff Mullins’ rejuvenated Irish-bred River Boyne heads a wide open field of 10 older horses in Saturday’s Grade I, $400,000 Frank E. Kilroe mile on turf.  Others who rate tremendous chances are recent one mile turf allowance winner Sellwood, Kilroe Mile defending champ Ohio and recent graded stakes winner Desert Stone. RIVER BOYNE Owner:  […]

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The Longest Photo: ‘Both Horses Ran Too Good To Lose’ In Kilroe Mile

Hollywood has “The Longest Yard.” Now Santa Anita has “The Longest Photo.” After an interminable amount of time–perhaps more than five minutes–as fans waited with the anticipation of an expectant father, results of a photo finish from Saturday’s Grade I Frank E. Kilroe Mile on turf were posted, showing 9-1 outsider Ohio the winner by […]

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8-Year-Old Ohio Takes Kilroe Mile By A Nose Over Favorite Catapult

Longshot Ohio, an 8-year-old gelding who ran for a $28,000 claiming tag last summer, stalked the early pace, took command a quarter mile from home and prevailed by scant nose over heavily favored Catapult in taking Saturday’s Grade I, $400,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile under Ruben Fuentes. Trained by Michael McCarthy, Brazilian-bred Ohio got a […]

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Bowies Hero Determined In Kilroe Mile Victory; World Approval Fifth

Agave Racing Stable, ERJ Racing and Madaket Racing’s Bowies Hero made a determined bid in the stretch to win Saturday’s Grade 1 Frank E. Kilroe Mile at odds of 8-1, besting Next Shares by a neck on the wire. The 4-year-old son of Artie Schiller, ridden by Corey Nakatani for trainer Phil D’Amato, covered one […]

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Turf Champion World Approval Bids For 5th Straight Win In Kilroe Mile

Reigning Eclipse champion turf male World Approval, recent Grade III winner Om and past winner What a View head a field of eight older horses in Saturday’s Grade I, $400,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (turf) at Santa Anita.  Named for Santa Anita’s legendary late director of racing Frank E. (Jimmy) Kilroe, the Kilroe Mile is […]

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Prat Will Be Named On World Approval For Kilroe Mile

Jockey Flavien Prat will get a leg up on World Approval for the Grade 1 Frank Kilroe Mile, trainer Mark Casse told The Breeders’ Cup Mile winner was piloted by John Velazquez to win the Tampa Bay Stakes on Feb. 10, and will make the trip west for the Santa Anita feature scheduled for March […]

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Dortmund Back On The Dirt In Next Saturday’s Santana Mile

Dortmund may like to eat grass but he doesn’t fancy running on it. That was the message trainer Art Sherman got from the oversized son of 2008 Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown after he finished last by more than 10 lengths in his turf debut in the Grade I Frank E. Kilroe Mile on March […]

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Mandella: ‘No Surprise’ That Bal A Bali Captured Kilroe Mile At 9-1

It was a far cry from Dare and Go’s 3 ½-length victory at nearly 40-1 that ended Cigar’s 16-race winning streak in the 1996 Pacific Classic, but Bal a Bali’s win as the longest shot in Saturday’s Grade I Kilroe Mile at 9-1 put another upset notch on Richard Mandella’s Hall of Fame resume. Bal […]

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