April 12, 2021

McKinzie back in business in Triple Bend

June 7, 2020 0

After turning the Santa Anita Derby (G1)/Oaks (G2) double on Saturday, Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith completed a weekend triple, fittingly enough in the $200,000 Triple Bend (G2), aboard McKinzie. By far the class […]

McKinzie shortens up in Triple Bend

June 5, 2020 0

The last time McKinzie reverted to 7 furlongs after flopping in a major event, he rolled to one of his more impressive victories in the 2018 Malibu (G1) at Santa Anita. Bob Baffert takes the […]

Air Strike swoops on Cistron in Triple Bend

May 25, 2019 0

If Saturday’s $201,053 Triple Bend (G2) were held at the same 6 1/2-furlong distance as the April 20 Kona Gold (G2), Cistron would have been home free again at Santa Anita. But the Triple Bend […]