Bob Baffert

Champion West Coast Could Take On Accelerate In Awesome Again

Most recently second behind Thunder Snow in the Dubai World Cup back in March, Gary and Mary West’s champion West Coast is nearing his next start. According to drf.com, trainer Bob Baffert is considering starting the 4-year-old son of Flatter in the Grade 1 Awesome Again at Santa Anita next Saturday. He plans to enter West […]

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Apprentice Figueroa’s 15 Winners Earn Riding Title At Los Alamitos

Apprentice jockey Heriberto Figueroa earned his second consecutive Los Alamitos riding title while Hall of Famer Bob Baffert and Peter Miller shared training honors as the Los Angeles County Fair meet concluded Sunday. The 12-day season was highlighted by an 80-1 upset by Shades of Victory in the E.B. Johnston Stakes, an impressive return for […]

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McKinzie, Smith Give Baffert A Third Pennsylvania Derby Win

Trainer Bob Baffert has liked McKinzie from the start, but a hind ankle injury forced the 3-year-old son of Street Sense to miss out on this year’s Triple Crown challenge. Baffert, of course, sent out Justify for his history-making run, but now that the Triple Crown winner has been retired McKinzie stepped up to fill […]

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Baffert Confident That McKinzie, Collected Will Fire Off The Bench

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will have two horses at Parx Racing Saturday that have much to prove. And he thinks both of them have a chance to do just that. Baffert has two high-profile horses making their first starts after long layoffs. McKinzie, once considered to be the favorite for the Kentucky Derby […]

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Dream Tree Consigned to 2018 Keeneland November Sale

Dream Tree, an undefeated Grade 1 stakes-winning daughter of top sire Uncle Mo, will be offered as a racing or broodmare prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency at Keeneland’s 2018 November Breeding Stock Sale. Trained by Bob Baffert, Dream Tree has distinguished herself as one of the best fillies of her generation, counting among her […]

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Monomoy Girl, Abel Tasman Matchup Looms In Breeders’ Cup Distaff

A scintillating matchup between divisional leaders Monomoy Girl and Abel Tasman makes the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff one of the most compelling of the 14 Breeders’ Cup races to be held November 2-3 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The $2 million Distaff, run at 1 1/8 miles, figures to serve as the perfect supporting […]

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Juvenile Hopeful Roadster To Join Instagrand On The Shelf

On the same day it was reported that Breeders’ Cup Juvenile future wager favorite Instagrand would sit out the rest of the year, we also learned the second choice in the future wager, Roadster, will miss the Breeders’ Cup. Both developments were reported by the Daily Racing Form’s Brad Free, who quoted Baffert as saying […]

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Collected Heads Field Of Nine In PA Derby Champion Stakes

A field of nine will go post-ward in the $150,000 PA Derby Champion Stakes for 3-year-olds and upward at 1 1/16 miles on the main track. Among the strength of the group is the Bob Baffert-trained multiple graded stakes winner Collected who makes only his second start of the year after finishing seventh in the […]

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Baffert-Trained McKinzie Tops Saturday’s Pennsylvania Derby

Parx Racing will be the place to be this Saturday for the 39th Running of the Grade 1, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby, the final stop for the 3-year-old Division before they move on to the Breeders’ Cup on November 3 at Churchill Downs. The Pennsylvania Derby will highlight a spectacular day of racing as one […]

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‘He Didn’t Turn A Hair’: Triple Crown Winner Justify Arrives At Ashford Stud

The scattered remnants of Hurricane Florence hung over central Kentucky on Monday morning, and made Triple Crown winner Justify’s long-awaited first steps on Ashford Stud property soggy ones, but that was nothing new for the colt. The towering chestnut found immortality in the deluge, winning the first two legs of his classic sweep over sloppy […]

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