First run in 1960, the Kilroe Mile has a rich history in American thoroughbred racing and some great names have won the race.
Open to horses aged four-year-old and above, the Frank E Kilroe Mile Handicap holds a purse of USD $400,000 and is typically ran in early March.
Remarkably not one mare had won the Frank E Kilroe Mile Handicap in over 50 runnings, as of 2010.
That all changed when Proviso won the eight furlong race, held at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California, in 2010.
How to bet on the Frank E Kilroe Mile Hcp
Punters in the USA have very limited options when it comes to wagering on horse racing online. The pick of the bookies for the gallops is Bovoda, which is a brand owned by the powerful Bodog company. Australians shoudl stick to betting with legal online betting sites, with many of the top bookmakers also boasting great betting apps.
The rest of the world has plenty of options to punt on American thoroughbred racing, with global giants such as Bet365 and Ladbrokes offering betting on most meetings held in the USA. While the Frank E Kilmore Mile does not have the prestige of the Kentucky Derby or the purse of the Dubai World Cup, it is always well covered by bookmakers.
Frank E Kilroe Mile bookmakers
Australians looking to invest on the race should check our list of trusted bookmakers.
The bookmakers below are available to Australian customers only.
Who was Frank Kilroe?
Frank Kilroe was a stalwart of the Santa Anita Racing Club and a long-serving racing secretary.
The race was named in his honour when the club decided to rename the Arcadia Handicap, the Frank E Kilroe Mile Handicap.
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