Bodemeister

Bodemeister gets down and dirty in work for Baffert

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 23, 2012)—Bob Baffert received an unexpected benefit for Bodemeister Friday morning when the San Felipe Stakes runner-up worked in company with Splendid Fortune. The two were part of a pack of 10 that went off simultaneously at the 8 o’clock break and also finished together. “I’ve never seen that happen before, ever,” […]

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Zayat: Paynter headed to Illinois instead of Sunland Derby

Promising three-year-old Paynter will be pointed to the Illinois Derby April 7 instead of the Sunland Derby March 25, his connections reported Thursday. “It’s better timing to the KY Derby than the Sunland Derby is,” tweeted Justin Zayat of Zayat Stables. Paynter has only raced once, but it was an impressive debut.  The son of […]

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Triple Crown Insider: Weekend Preview

In today’s edition of the Triple Crown Insider, Jon and Joel dive into Saturday’s $500,000 Rebel S. (G2) at Oaklawn and talk about what to expect in Sabercat’s seasonal debut, along with favorite Secret Circle’s attempt at continuing to stretch out. They also discuss Gemologist vs. Currency Swap – Friday’s battle between a pair of […]

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Vinery LTD presents the Paulick Derby Index: Staying Healthy, Moving Forward

I don’t mean to contradict what the great Vince Lombardi was quoted (or misquoted) as saying during his time as head coach of the Green Bay Packers, but when it comes to prep races for the Kentucky Derby, winning not only isn’t everything, it isn’t the only thing, either. Sure, it’s nice to have a […]

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Triple Crown Insider: Weekend Recap

In today’s edition of Triple Crown Insider, Jon and Joel explain why the San Felipe Stakes was the best Kentucky Derby prep race so far in 2012, and tell you why the Tampa Bay Derby wasn’t even the best Kentucky Derby prep run in Florida over the weekend. Find out which race was, and more. […]

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Creative Cause, Bodemeister rematch likely in Santa Anita Derby

The one-two finishers in Saturday’s San Felipe Stakes are both expected to make their next starts in the Santa Anita Derby.  Winner Creative Cause will have his final Kentucky Derby prep in that race, according to trainer Mike Harrington, while Bob Baffert hopes to see improvement from second-place finisher Bodemeister. “I wasn’t real hard on […]

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TCI: Tampa Bay Derby, San Felipe Previews

In this edition of Triple Crown Insider, Jon and Joel check in with Brisnet.com handicapper Ed DeRosa, and fill you in on everything to look for in this weekend’s key Kentucky Derby preps on both coasts, including the Tampa Bay Derby and San Felipe. Watch it. Comment.

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Top West Coast 3-year-olds set for San Felipe

Bob Baffert, who has trained the winners of nine Triple Crown races, faces a compelling challenge with Liaison and Bodemeister, his two entrants among ten 3-year-olds signed up for Santa Anita’s Grade II, $300,000 San Felipe Stakes at 1 1/16 miles on Saturday. Liaison, who has earned $469,560 from 3 wins in 5 starts including […]

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San Felipe: Baffert to send out Bodemeister, not Fed Biz

Trainer Bob Baffert will have two entries in Saturday’s San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita, but top Derby contender Fed Biz will not be among them.  Baffert tells the Daily Racing Form that Fed Biz “tied up a little” and will miss the race.  Baffert said it wasn’t serious. Instead, CashCall Futurity winner Liaison will […]

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Baffert hopeful Bodemeister ready for stakes company

A three-year-old colt named after Bob Baffert’s son, Bode, turned heads with his maiden-breaking performance at Santa Anita Park Saturday.  Bodemeister zoomed to the lead in the one-mile race and drew off in the stretch for a 9 1/4-length victory under a hand ride from jockey Rafael Bejarano. Now, Baffert’s looking for a race to […]

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