Keyword: Eric Kruljac

  • Kimbear wins the March 10 Burj Nahaar at Meydan

    Kimbear Finds His Stride in Dubai

    Kimbear, a 4-year-old Temple City colt who started his racing career in Southern California, earned his first group win in Dubai March 10 and will run on the Dubai World Cup (G1) undercard March 31 in the Godolphin Mile (G2).

  • Barretts Sale, Hip 41 sold for $100,000.

    Barretts Yearling Sale Off to Strong Start

    Led by two colts who each brought $100,000, the first session of the Barretts October Yearling Sale rose 47.15% in average, to $27,145. The 55 head sold at the Oct. 11 session grossed $1,493,000, up 42% from the 2010 gross.

  • Leave Me Alone Goes Long in Gazelle

    Mitchell Ranch's Leave Me Alone, runaway winner of the seven-furlong Test Stakes (gr. I), will stretch out to 1 1/8 miles in Saturday's $250,000 Gazelle Handicap (gr. I), which drew only five starters.

  • Leave Me Alone impresses impressive field of fillies in Test win.

    Leave Me Alone All By Herself in Test Romp

    The Southern California shipper Leave Me Alone was in a class by herself in Saturday's Test (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies at seven furlongs, romping to a front-running victory by 7 3/4 lengths over a quality group of opponents.

  • Wagering Up Slightly at Turf Paradise Meet

    Turf Paradise's 49th season of racing ended Sunday, with the Phoenix, Arizona track reporting a 2% across-the-board increase in wagering during the 160-day stand (seven days of racing were cancelled due to extreme weather).

  • Iron Halo Upsets Taiaslew in Phoenix Gold Cup

    Mitchell Ranch's Argentine-bred Iron Halo pulled away from favored Taiaslew in the stretch for his first win the United States, a 2 1/4-length upset victory in Saturday's $100,000 Phoenix Gold Cup Handicap for sprinters at Turf Paradise.