Bob Baffert

Arrogate breezing at Santa Anita on Jan. 15
Baffert: Arrogate ‘Got A Lot Out Of’ Breeze On Sunday

Despite curve balls thrown at him by the weatherman, Arrogate remains sitting on a fastball as he awaits a rematch with the People’s Horse, California Chrome, in the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28. Arrogate, who defeated California Chrome in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Nov. […]

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Arrogate breezes at Santa Anita Jan. 15
Baffert ‘Couldn’t Be Happier’ With Arrogate’s Latest Work Toward Pegasus

With Bob Baffert in contact throughout via two-way radio, Martin Garcia guided reigning Breeders’ Cup Classic Champion Arrogate through a powerful six furlong work of 1:12.29 late Sunday morning at Santa Anita. The 4-year-old grey colt by Unbridled’s Song will have one more local work before he’s scheduled to depart for Florida in what shapes […]

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Vale Dori and jockey Mike Smith pose in the winner's circle after their victory in the Grade II, $200,000 La Canada Stakes
Vale Dori Never Threatened In La Canada

Sent from her inside post from the outset, heavily favored Vale Dori took no prisoners as she waltzed gate to wire to a 2 ½ length win under Mike Smith in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 La Canada Stakes at Santa Anita. Trained by Bob Baffert, the newly turned 5-year-old Argentine-bred mare notched her third consecutive […]

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum's Vale Dori and jockey Mike Smith win the Grade II $200,000 Bayakoa Handicap
Vale Dori Guns For Third Straight Win In Saturday’s G2 La Canada

Third behind superstar distaffers Stellar Wind and Beholder three starts back, Bob Baffert’s Vale Dori seeks her third consecutive win on Saturday at Santa Anita in the Grade II, $200,000 La Canada Stakes for older fillies and mares at a mile and a sixteenth. The La Canada, to be run for the 43rd time, has […]

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Arrogate received special permission to jog over Santa Anita's muddy main track on Saturday morning
Baffert: Arrogate’s Post Position Draw In Pegasus ‘Very Important’

The inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup is still a few weeks away, but trainer Bob Baffert is already thinking about the post position draw. In a race in which his star 4-year-old Arrogate will face a rematch with California Chrome, Baffert is hoping to draw one of the innermost stalls in […]

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Gormley wins the Sham Stakes over American Anthem
Shirreffs ‘Extremely Proud’ Of Gormley’s Winning Effort In Sham

Gormley was as fresh and bright as the dry, sunny Sunday morning after his exciting head victory over favored American Anthem in Saturday’s Grade III Sham Stakes, the West’s first graded steppingstone to the $1 million Santa Anita Derby on April 8. “He looked really good this morning,” trainer John Shirreffs said of the son […]

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Arrogate breezes at Santa Anita on Jan. 8
Arrogate Drills Through ‘Very Important’ Six-Furlong Work Before Races At Santa Anita

Trainer Bob Baffert had been watching the weather channel with anticipation throughout the week, as his stable star Arrogate was in need of a serious workout in order to stay on schedule for the Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park. At Santa Anita, however, rain had drenched the area for nearly a […]

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Arrogate received special permission to jog over Santa Anita's muddy main track on Saturday morning
Arrogate’s Pegasus Entry May Be In Jeopardy Due To Rainy California Weather

Bob Baffert hopes to work Arrogate Sunday if the weatherman cooperates and track conditions at Santa Anita are suitable. The Hall of Fame trainer plans to run the Breeders’ Cup Classic winner and finalist for Horse of the Year honors in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 28, but […]

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California Chrome
‘Chromies’ Give California Chrome Final Sendoff At Los Alamitos

Horse of the Year finalist California Chrome left his home at Los Alamitos race course for the last time on Friday morning, heading east to Gulfstream Park in Florida to prepare for the inaugural running of the $12-million Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 28. Art Sherman, who trains the 6-year-old California-bred son of Lucky Pulpit […]

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Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor, with Bob Baffert and Arrogate at Santa Anita Park
UFC Champ Conor McGregor Brings His Game To Promote Pegasus World Cup

It looks like champions stick together. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Arrogate were joined by UFC champion Conor McGregor behind the scenes on set recently at Santa Anita Park for the filming of what sources say will be a unique campaign promoting the inaugural running of the $12-million Pegasus World […]

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