Keyword: Kahal

  • Riviera, right, ridden by jockey John Velazquez holds off Arkadian Hero ridden by jockey Jamie Spencer to capture the Atto Mile at Woodbine on Sunday.

    Riviera Holds Off Arkadian Hero in Atto Mile

    Riviera took a short lead in the stretch and held off the late charge of Arkadian Hero to win the $1-million Atto Mile (Can-IT) by a nose Sunday at Woodbine. With John Velazquez in the irons, the 6-year-old Bobby Frankel trainee completed the mile in 1:33.18 over a firm turf course.