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Saturday, November 16, 2019
High Velocity's win in Saturday's $100,000 Bob Hope S. (G3) at Del Mar gave Bob Baffert his sixth winner in the past nine runnings of the seven-furlong race for 2-year-olds...
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Bob Baffert's quartet of contenders in this year's Nov. 1-2 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park will contest four different races...
Friday, September 27, 2019
Eight Rings capped a Grade 1 double for Bob Baffert on Friday at Santa Anita with his commanding six-length win in the $300,000 American Pharoah S. (G1)...
 
Bast breaks maiden in Del Mar Debutante (G1)
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Bob Baffert got his eighth victory in the Del Mar Debutante (G1) on Saturday when Bast rolled by nearly nine lengths in the seven-furlong race for 2-year-old fillies.

An unfortunate second to classy Inspiressa in her Aug. 11 debut, Bast turned the tables on her foe on Saturday with a rousing score. Fourth down the backside, Drayden Van Dyke moved to the outside and went around horses on the turn, hooking Inspiressa in upper stretch and easily drawing away to win officially by 8 3/4-lengths.

“She needed the blinkers the first time, but I wanted to get a race in her before the Debutante,” Baffert said. “She came back after that race and worked so well I knew she was ready to go. The blinker is really minimal. We'll definitely look at the Breeders' Cup (G1, Juvenile Fillies) and races like that down the road.” 

Bast, owned by the Baoma Corporation, picked up $180,000 in victory. 

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