Headlines

Saturday, August 17, 2019
Fighting Mad toyed with her competition early in the one-mile Torrey Pines S. (G3) before drawing away...
Sunday, August 4, 2019
Kingly topped off a terrific weekend for the Bob Baffert barn with a heart-pounding neck victory in the $150,000 La Jolla S. (G3)...
Saturday, August 3, 2019
McKinzie's victory in Saturday's $1 million Whitney S. (G1) earned the 4-year-old colt an automatic berth in the Breeder's Cup Classic (G1) and gave his trainer his first victory in the historic race...
 
Marley's Freedom scores repeat in Great Lady M. (G2)
Sunday, July 7, 2019
Marley's Freedom added a second win in the $200,000 Great Lady M. Stakes at Los Alamitos on Saturday, giving the 5-year-old a total of six graded stakes wins and Bob Baffert three wins in the six runnings of the stake at its current location. The Great Lady M was previously held at Hollywood Park.

A heavy favorite in the field of six, Marley's Freedom was under a stout hold by jockey Drayden Van Dyke until unleashing his bid with a quarter-mile to run. She quickly took over and won comfortably by 1 3/4-lengths in 1:15.33 for the 6 1/2-furlongs.

“We were hoping she would run like that,” said Baffert. “When [Van Dyke] asked her to go he had a lot of horse. I like coming here. Los Alamitos has a great surface and it is fair. Horses can win on the lead or from off the pace.” 

Baffert added that Marley's Freedom would probably go to Saratoga as a prep for the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) to be held at Santa Anita Park in November.

Owned by Cicero Farms, Marley's Freedom is now 9-4-0 in 18 starts and has earned $1,233,935.

Baffert 2013