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Collected Estrena Monta Y Es El Caballo A Vencer En El San Antonio Stakes En Santa Anita

Aunque en la cuadra de Bob Baffert la atención estaba centrada en Arrogate, la capacidad corredora de Collected nunca pasó desapercibida. De hecho, en su caballeriza fue bautizado como “Arrogate Lite”. El alazán hijo de City Zip ha tenido una excelente campaña en 2017, y de hecho terminó superando dos veces a Arrogate, primero en […]

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Baffert Takes Aim At San Antonio With Collected, Hoppertunity

In what will be its 80th renewal, the Grade 2, $300,000 San Antonio Stakes will be run for the first time on opening day at Santa Anita, this Tuesday, Dec. 26 and as such, will serve as an important prep to the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 27. The […]

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San Antonio: Castellano Picks Up Mount On Accelerate, Smith To Ride Collected

Javier Castellano, winner of an Eclipse Award as the nation’s outstanding jockey the past four years running, will be in from his East Coast headquarters to ride at Santa Anita on opening day. Agent Mike Lakow has booked the 40-year-old native of Venezuela on three stakes mounts: Favorable Outcome for trainer Bob Hess Jr. in […]

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Collected, Dabster Lead Baffert Stable On Opening Day At Santa Anita

Arrogate conqueror Collected and Triple Crown hopeful Dabster are but two of the stakes stalwarts from Bob Baffert’s star-studded stable set to compete at Santa Anita on its traditional Winter Meet opening day program next Tuesday, Dec. 26. Collected, a four-year-old son of City Zip owned by Speedway Stable, LLC, led throughout the 1 ¼-mile Pacific […]

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Hoppertunity, Diversify Take On Locals The Player, Honorable Duty In Clark Handicap

Churchill Downs-based rising stars The Player and Honorable Duty are set to bid for glory over their home track, but both face a roster of accomplished invaders headed by a pair of Jockey Club Gold Cup (GI) winners in New York-based Diversify and the Bob Baffert-trained Hoppertunity in Friday’s 143rd running of the $500,000-guaranteed Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (GI), the premier race of the […]

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Hoppertunity Regresa A Churchill Downs En Busca De Su Segunda Victoria En El Clark Handicap

Hoppertunity, caballo propiedad de Mike Pegram, Karl Watson y Paul Weitman, buscará duplicar su triunfo de 2014 para convertirse en apenas el cuarto doble ganador del Clark Handicap Presentado por Norton Heathcare (G1, $500,000), cuya edición número 143 se disputará el viernes 24 en Churchill Downs. “Nunca olvidaré cuando ganó el Clark de 2014,” dijo […]

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Baffert Sending Hoppertunity In Search Of A Second Clark Handicap Victory

Mike Pegram, Karl Watson, and Paul Weitman’s Hoppertunity hopes to duplicate his effort from 2014 and become only the fourth two-time winner of Friday’s 143rd running of the $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (Grade I) at Churchill Downs. “I’ll never forget when he won the 2014 Clark,” trainer Bob Baffert said. “He’s back […]

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Top Of The Game Upsets Comma To The Top Stakes; Hoppertunity Second

“When Kent’s on, he’s magic.” So said trainer Vladimir Cerin in reference to Hall of Famer Kent Desormeaux following his upset victory aboard Cerin’s Top of the Game in Saturday’s $70,000 Comma to the Top Stakes at Santa Anita. Owned by longtime Cerin client David Wilson and idle since Feb. 10, Top of the Game coasted […]

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Multiple G1 Winner Hoppertunity Returns Saturday In Comma To The Top Stakes

Bob Baffert’s indefatigable Hoppertunity, an earner of more than $4.2 million and idle since March 25, heads a field of seven 3-year-olds and up going a flat mile in Saturday’s $70,000 Comma to the Top Stakes at Santa Anita. As Saturday is the penultimate day of Santa Anita’s current 19-day Autumn Meet, fans will be […]

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