Ticker
  • Cinco Charlie goes gate to wire in the William Walker at Churchill Downs.Posted 1 hour ago
  • Effinex runs to victory in the Excelsior; Wicked Strong finishes third.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Mr. Jordan DQ'd at 1-5 in the Tarpon Stakes; Royal Squeeze placed first.Posted 7 hours ago
  • Dortmund worked 6F in 1:13.60 (12/22) at Santa AnitaPosted 8 hours ago
  • Carpe Diem covers 4F in :48.60 (2/63) at Keeneland on SaturdayPosted 8 hours ago
  • El Kabeir drills 4F in :46.81 (3/55) at Belmont on SaturdayPosted 8 hours ago
  • Derby points leader International Star worked 4F in :50.80 (8/9) at Churchill TrainingPosted 8 hours ago
  • Kitten's Point gets there late to win Keeneland's Bewitch.Posted 1 day ago
  • Keen Ice is now in at #20 for the Kentucky Derby following the defection of Madefromlucky.Posted 1 day ago
  • Get Happy Mister rides the rails to victory in the San Simeon.Posted 6 days ago

What's Next for Smiling Tiger, Richard's Kid?

Smiling Tiger top story.

Trainer Jeff Bonde reported Thursday morning that Smiling Tiger came out of his victory in Sunday’s Vernon O. Underwood Stakes “very well.”

“If everything goes as planned, he’ll start once more in the Palos Verdes before heading to Dubai,’’ said Bonde.

Meanwhile, Doug O’Neill was disappointed, but not discouraged, by Richard’s Kid’s fourth place finish in last Saturday’s Native Diver Stakes.

“He came back great,” said an upbeat O’Neill. “He ran bigger and gave more of an effort in the Breeders’ Cup (Classic) than I had originally thought. He just bounced a little bit. But he came out of it sound and we’re just shooting for a big time campaign in 2013.’’

The original blueprint was to take Richard’s Kid to Dubai for the World Cup, but O’Neill may have to rethink that plan.

“That’s one of those things that no matter what I think, you have to get invited anyway,’’ he said. “So we’ll play it by ear. That would be a dream place to run him, but he’s going to have to pick it up to be invited.”

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories