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Sky Kingdom wins Tokyo City Cup at Santa Anita

Updated: March 23, 2013, 9:14 PM ET
Associated Press

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Sky Kingdom won the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup by 3 3/4 lengths for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert at Santa Anita on Saturday.

Ridden by Martin Garcia, Sky Kingdom ran 1½ miles in 2:30.56 and paid $12.20, $6 and $3.80. The son of Empire Maker assumed the lead with a quarter mile to go in the Grade 3 race.

"I let my horse break on his own and just cruised around," Garcia said. "He relaxed perfectly, and when I kicked in he just took off. My plan was to let somebody ...

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