Richard's Kid is Dubai-bound after winning the $150,000 San Antonio Handicap (gr. II)
at Santa Anita Feb. 7 in his first start for new owner Sheikh Rashid
bin Mohammed al Maktoum's Zabeel Racing International.
Santa Anita returned to racing Feb. 7 with an early Super Bowl-day
program, one day after it was forced to cancel its fourth program of
the season when the Pro-Ride main track failed to drain well enough to
allow safe racing following heavy rainfall in the area.
With Garrett Gomez aboard the 8-5 favorite, the late-running Richard's
Kid trailed the field for six furlongs of the 1 1/8-mile San Antonio
but exploited an opening along the inside to rally furiously in the