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Game Winner, Roadster Arrive At Churchill Downs; Improbable ‘Likes This Track’

The media scrum piling up outside of Churchill Downs’ Barn 33 was a surefire indicator that the white-haired one himself was back on the scene. As Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert emerged to hold court for more than 20 minutes Saturday morning, he led off his Derby week testimonials by giving a hat tip […]

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Bullet Drills: Improbable Adds Blinkers, Omaha Beach ‘Great’

A pair of Arkansas Derby probables worked this at Santa Anita Park, each firing the fastest time at the distance. Omaha Beach, winner of the G2 Rebel in his most recent outing, breezed a half-mile on Friday, covering the distance in :47.80 under retired jockey Alex Solis. “I didn’t realize it was a bullet,” trainer […]

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Baffert Update: Game Winner To Santa Anita Derby, Improbable To Arkansas Derby

Trainer Bob Baffert was pleased with the runs of his previously undefeated sophomore colts at Oaklawn Park on Saturday, as each lost a division of the G2 Rebel Stakes by a neck or less. According to drf.com, juvenile champion Game Winner (Candy Ride) will return home to Santa Anita Park and be pointed for the April […]

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Supplemental Entries Added To Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale

Fasig-Tipton has cataloged an initial three supplemental entries for its Gulfstream Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training. These new entries are cataloged as Hips 186-188 and will all be consigned by McKathan Bros., agent: Hip 186: Into Mischief x Shopit colt – Colt by top sire Into Mischief hails from the family of Grade 1-winning […]

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Caribou Club Upsets Stormy Liberal In Joe Hernandez

With a suicidal pace battle to exploit, Caribou Club, with Joe Talamo at the controls, split horses a furlong from home and rallied to take Tuesday’s Grade III, $100,000 Joe Hernandez Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths over two-time Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint winner Stormy Liberal at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif.  A Glen Hill Farm […]

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‘Versatile, Gutsy’ Snapper Sinclair Ready To Make Noise In Tenacious Stakes

Best known for his narrow defeat earlier this year in the Grade II Risen Star at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, Tenacious Stakes contender Snapper Sinclair has had his ups and downs during a nine-race career, but owner Jeff Bloom believes the 3-year-old son of City Zip can make some noise in the handicap […]

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Improbable Gives Baffert Fifth Consecutive Los Al Futurity Win

WinStar Farm, China Horse Club and Starlight Racing’s Improbable stepped forward again in his third career start, remaining undefeated at odds of 1-9 in Saturday’s Grade 1 Los Alamitos Futurity. The juvenile son of City Zip, ridden by Drayden Van Dyke to a five-length triumph, covered 1 1/16 miles over Los Alamitos’ fast main track […]

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Stakes Winner Improbable Works Seven Furlongs Toward Los Alamitos’ Futurity

Trainer Bob Baffert expects to saddle a pair of 2-year-olds in next weekend’s Grade 1 CashCall Futurity at Los Alamitos, each undefeated in two career starts. Mucho Gusto (Mucho Macho Man) won the G3 Bob Hope on Nov. 17, and Improbable’s most recent workout came on Tuesday at Santa Anita. The son of City Zip […]

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Caribou Club Gets The Trip For Seabiscuit Triumph

Glen Hill Farm’s Caribou Club, benefitting from a trouble-free trip under the expert guidance of jockey Joe Talamo, asserted himself in the stretch to win the Grade II $200,000 Seabiscuit Handicap in decisive fashion Saturday at Del Mar. Able to save ground for most of the mile and one-sixteenth journey over the infield Jimmy Durante […]

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Bulletin Leads All The Way To Win Juvenile Turf Sprint In Second Career Start

On Friday afternoon at Churchill Downs, WinStar Farm, China Horse Club and SF Racing’s Bulletin became the first horse in history to win a Breeders’ Cup race in just his second career start. The 2-year-old son of the late City Zip, sent off at odds of 4-1, flew out of the starting gate in the […]

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