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Champion West Coast Returns To Action, Faces Accelerate In Awesome Again

America’s top-rated older horse, Accelerate, and last year’s Eclipse champion 3-year-old, West Coast, are set to face off at a mile and one eighth in Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif. One of four Grade I Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge Races on Saturday, the winner […]

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‘Old Warrior’ Mubtaahij Back On Familiar Ground For Dubai World Cup

If Mubtaahij could speak, he would most likely say “been there, done that” about his foray for the US $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1). Almost half of the 6-year-old son of Dubawi’s 22 career efforts have been at Meydan, and he was the runner-up to North American champion California Chrome in the […]

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Mubtaahij Gana El Awesome Again, Baffert Con Cuatro Aspirantes Para La Breeders’ Cup Classic

Bob Baffert tiene ahora cuatro cartas de lujo para la venidera Breeders’ Cup Classic. El campeón entrenador agregó al cincoañero Mubtaahij a su lista de aspirantes para la importante carrera luego de que el irlandés hijo de Dubawi ganara el pasado sábado 30 de Septiembre el Awesome Again S. (G1, $300,000), competencia perteneciente a la […]

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Blinkers, Baffert Vault Mubtaahij To Winner’s Circle In Awesome Again

Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum’s Mubtaahij made his first start for trainer Bob Baffert in Saturday’s Grade 1 Awesome Again Stakes, and also added blinkers for the first time in his career. The 5-year-old son of Dubawi, ridden by Drayden Van Dyke, delivered a 1 1/2-length victory for his new conditioner, earning his first […]

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Cupid Y Mubtaahij: Una Poderosa Dupla De Bob Baffert En El Awesome Again Stakes

El Awesome Again Stakes (G1, $300,000) es una de las cinco selectivas de grado de este fin de semana en Santa Anita pertenecientes a la serie “Win and You’re In” de la Breeders’ Cup. La prueba de 1800 metros había reunido ocho inscritos, pero luego se supo de la deserción de Dortmund, cuyo entrenador Art […]

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Baffert Sends Out Cupid, Mubtaahij In G1 Awesome Again

Bob Baffert’s Cupid, Phil D’Amato’s Midnight Storm and Reade Baker’s Breaking Lucky head a strong field of eight in Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita. For 3-year-olds and up at a mile and one eighth, the Awesome Again will serve as a prep for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on […]

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UPDATED: Out Of Retirement And Raring To Go: Dortmund Breezes Ahead Of Awesome Again

UPDATED: On Thursday afternoon, according to published reports, trainer Art Sherman said Dortmund would be scratched from the Awesome Again and instead be pointed for an overnight stakes at one mile.  Dortmund, “retired” from racing when finishing fourth by nearly 10 lengths after stumbling at the start in the Santana Stakes last April 1, returns to competition […]

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Arrogate Y Drefong Muestran Buena Condición Trabajando Con Miras A La Breeders’ Cup

Dos de los principales caballos de la poderosa cuadra de Bob Baffert trabajaron el martes 26 en la arena de Santa Anita, exhibiendo muy buena condición a medida que se preparan para la Breeders’ Cup dentro de cinco semanas en Del Mar. El veloz Drefong, que defenderá su título en la Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1), […]

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Cupid Gearing Up For Start In G1 Awesome Again

Cupid, one of the seemingly endless line of stars in Bob Baffert’s stakes galaxy, worked four furlongs Monday for the Grade I, $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday, Sept. 30, one of five Grade I, “Win and You’re In” Challenge Races at The Great Race Place that will entitle the winners to […]

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West Coast ‘Looked Impressive’ Breezing With Cupid Monday At Del Mar

Travers winner West Coast hit the work tab for the first time since his landmark victory on Monday, breezing three furlongs at Del Mar in company with G1 Gold Cup winner Cupid. According to bloodhorse.com, the pair were given a time of :35 3/5 for the distance. “They were just breezing—just galloping,” trainer Bob Baffert said. […]

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