Keyword: C R K Stable

  • Kobe's Back wins the Palos Verdes Stakes.

    Kobe's Back Finds Just Enough in Palos Verdes

    Kobe's Back broke slowly and trailed by as many as 10 1/2 lengths, but he unleashed his patented closing kick and was just able to track down Salutos Amigos in the final strides to win the Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II).

  • Kobe's Back rolls late to take the Commonwealth Stakes.

    Kobe's Back Rallies to Commonwealth Victory

    In last place turning for home, Kobe's Back launched an outside rally in the stretch to surge past his six foes and score a three-quarter-length victory in the Commonwealth Stakes (gr. III) April 4 at Keeneland.

  • Niall Brennan

    Consignor Brennan Aiming for Another Big Year

    Photographs of stakes-winning graduates typically adorn Niall Brennan's shedrows at 2-year-olds in training sales. With the latest crop of stakes horses emerging, this season will be no exception for the Florida consignor.

  • Kobe's Back wins the the San Vicente Stakes.

    Kobe's Back Stylish Winner of San Vicente

    Lee and Susan Searing already have one formidable West Coast contender for the Triple Crown trail in Candy Boy. After winning the San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) in handy style with Kobe's Back, they have a second as well.

  • Candy Boy gets up late to win the Robert B. Lewis Stakes.

    Candy Boy Makes Sweet Move for Lewis Score

    Candy Boy stamped himself as the top contender for the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) when he overpowered a pair of well-regarded Bob Baffert trainees in winning the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. I) Feb. 8 at Santa Anita.

  • Kettle Corn

    Kettle Corn Retired with Sesamoid Injury

    Kettle Corn, a dual graded stakes winner campaigned by Lee and Susan Searing's C R K Stable, has been retired due to an injury that occurred during his last start in the Sept. 29 John Henry Turf Championship Stakes (gr. II).

  • Kettle Corn and Garrett Gomez take the Native Diver Handicap at Hollywood Park.

    Kettle Corn Sticks to Rail, Wins Native Diver

    Kettle Corn, glued to the rail by jockey Garrett Gomez, slipped by favored Tres Borrachos in deep stretch and held on tenaciously for a half-length victory in the $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park.

  • Switch

    Switch Is Back Again for Filly & Mare Sprint

    California-based Turbulent Descent will go off the likely favorite in the Nov. 4 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I), but the Golden State will also be providing a major threat to that one in Switch.

  • Shotgun Gulch

    Shotgun Gulch, Switch Meet in TCA

    Shotgun Gulch, winner of the Vinery Madison Stakes (gr, I) at the Keeneland spring meeting, will be gunning for her second stakes win at the Lexington track as she contests the Thoroughbred Club of America (gr. II).

  • Gladding in the San Antonio Stakes.

    Gladding Glides in San Antonio for Hot Sadler

    Making his stakes debut for hot trainer John Sadler, little-known Gladding dictated an easy pace and refused to give way in the stretch to capture the $150,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 6.

  • Switch in the Santa Monica Stakes.

    Switch Turns It On in Flashy Santa Monica Win

    As dominant as she was in winning the La Brea (gr. I) in stakes record-time one month ago, Switch looked like a world-beater as she trounced her rivals in the $250,000 Santa Monica Handicap (gr. I) Jan. 30 at Santa Anita.

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    Sadler Finds Blind Luck's Weak Spot Again

    Blind Luck doesn't lose often, but trainer John Sadler seems to have her number. For the second time, a filly he saddled upset the four-time grade I winner when Switch captured the $150,000 Hollywood Oaks (gr. II) June 6.

  • Rene Douglas rides Hasty Kris to the win in the San Carlos Handicap.

    Hasty Kris Hurries Home in San Carlos

    Seven furlongs and racing at Santa Anita always seem to bring out the best in Hasty Kris. Combined with a rail-skimming ride from Rene Douglas, it was more than enough to put the 8-year-old gelding in the winner's circle after capturing the $150,000 San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) Saturday.