Bob Baffert

Santa Anita Handicap winner Misremembered retired

Misremembered emerged with a tendon injury from his second-place finish to Win Willy as the favorite in last month’s Grade 2 Oaklawn Handicap at Oaklawn Park and has been retired. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride raced for Jill Baffert and George Jacobs and was trained by Jill’s husband Bob Baffert, who also bred the […]

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Denk: Buying a Derby winner

Is there any real playbook to buying a Kentucky Derby winner, or entry for that matter? Short of making an overinflated purchase of an entry just before the big race, Pete Denk shares a few rules but admits there’s a whole lot more luck involved. So who better to go to than Bob Baffert who […]

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No Derby for The Factor

Trainer Bob Baffert has removed The Factor from the Derby trail with less than two weeks till the first leg of the Triple Crown. “Bob (Baffert) feels he’s not ready for a race like the Derby, and to be honest, I’m relieved,” owner George Bolton said according to the Blood-Horse. “We have big plans for […]

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Midnight Interlude posts bullet work

Covering six furlongs in 1:13 3/5 on the Churchill Downs main track, the Bob Baffert-trained Midnight Interlude posted his third consecutive bullet workout today.

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PDI #12 The Factor to train up to the Derby

Trainer Bob Baffert confirmed in a text message to the AP that The Factor will be trained up to the Derby after his seventh-place Arkansas Derby finish and that a final decsion won’t be made until the horse breezes over the Churchill Downs dirt.

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PDI #7 Jaycito may not be Lexington bound after all

Having not worked out since dropping out of the Santa Anita Derby, Jaycito looks unlikely to run in this weekend’s Coolmore Lexington Stakes after his traveling plans were delayed from today to Thursday. Furthermore, jockey Martin Garcia has been instructed by trainer Bob Baffert to be at Hollywood Park on Saturday instead of the Lexington […]

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Santa Anita: Garcia okay after spill, horse euthanized

Martin Garcia was thrown from his mount Sunday at Santa Anita, but it appears he did not suffer any major injury.  He did take the rest of the card off. His horse, Tokubetsu, took a bad step, fracturing his left foreleg.  He had to be euthanized. Tokubetsu, a three-year-old son of Congaree, was making his […]

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The Breeders’ Cup Forum: Two-Time Derby Winner Carl Nafzger

Carl Nafzger became the only trainer to win the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and Kentucky Derby with the same horse when Jim Tafel’s Street Sense won the Run for the Roses in 2007, six months after his electrifying victory in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile under the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs. Street Sense was Nafzger’s second […]

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Jaycito back on track…for the Coolmore Lexington Stakes

After being scratched from the Santa Anita Derby due to soreness in his foot, Jaycito looks to be back on track for the Coolmore Lexington Stakes. “We go the soreness out of the foot,” said trainer Bob Baffert.

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