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Saturday, March 26, 2022
Country Grammer’s win in Saturday’s $12 million Dubai World Cup (G1) marked the fourth time Bob Baffert has won the race that annually draws the best horses from around the world...
Monday, March 7, 2022
Eda bested stablemate Under the Stars by a half-length in Sunday’s $100,000 Santa Ysabel S. (G3) to give trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish...
Saturday, March 5, 2022
As Time Goes By rolled to a 2 ¼-length win in Saturday’s $500,000 Beholder Mile (G1) to give the royally-bred 5-year-old her first Grade 1 victory...
 

Racing

Saturday, March 26, 2022
Country Grammer’s win in Saturday’s $12 million Dubai World Cup (G1) marked the fourth time Bob Baffert has won the race that annually draws the best horses from around the world...

Monday, March 07, 2022
Eda bested stablemate Under the Stars by a half-length in Sunday’s $100,000 Santa Ysabel S. (G3) to give trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish...

Saturday, March 05, 2022
As Time Goes By rolled to a 2 ¼-length win in Saturday’s $500,000 Beholder Mile (G1) to give the royally-bred 5-year-old her first Grade 1 victory...

Saturday, March 05, 2022
Cezanne kicked clear of Principe Carlo at the top of the stretch to win Saturday’s $200,000 San Carlos S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, February 26, 2022
Bob Baffert earned his first Saudi Derby Cup (G3) victory Saturday evening at King Abdulaziz Racecourse when Pinehurst held off the late charge by Sekifu (JPN) by a half-length...

Sunday, February 13, 2022
Bob Baffert took home his third El Camino Real Derby on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday when Blackadder surged past Mackinnon in the final strides...

Sunday, February 06, 2022
Messier gave Bob Baffert his second decisive graded stakes winner on the Sunday card at Santa Anita when the 3-year-old colt powered home by 15 lengths...

Sunday, February 06, 2022
Adare Manor dominated her competition in Sunday’s $200,000 Las Virgenes S. (G3), drawing off with authority in the stretch...

Sunday, February 06, 2022
Merneith fended off a stiff challenge by Ce Ce in the stretch to win Saturday’s $200,000 Santa Monica S. (G2) by a widening three lengths...

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Essential Wager made a big splash in his stakes debut Saturday at Santa Anita Park, taking the $200,000 Palos Verdes S. (G3)...

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Bob Baffert got his record-tying fifth win in the Southwest S. (G3) on Saturday when Newgrange used a late push to come home a 1 ½-length winner...

Sunday, January 16, 2022
Three horses from the Bob Baffert stable were announced as finalists for the 2021 Eclipse Awards when the list was released on Saturday.

Sunday, January 09, 2022
Under the Stars turned back a stubborn Awake at Midnyte to win Saturday’s $200,000 Santa Ynez S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, January 01, 2022
As Time Goes By rolled to a 13 ½-length win in Saturday’s $200,000 La Canada S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, January 01, 2022
The 2022 racing season at Santa Anita kicked off with Bob Baffert winning his third straight Sham S. (G3) on New Year’s Day as the speedy Newgrange tallied a 2 ¾-length win...

Sunday, December 26, 2021
Kalypso drew off in the final furlong of the $300,000 La Brea S. (G1) Sunday at Santa Anita, winning the seven furlong contest by 4 ¾-lengths...

Sunday, December 05, 2021
As Time Goes By survived a very quick early pace and losing the lead in midstretch to win the $100,000 Bayakoa S. (G3)...

Sunday, December 05, 2021
Eda’s game victory in the $300,000 Starlet S. on Dec. 4 at Los Alamitos gave Bob Baffert his fifth straight win in the Grade 1 race for 2-year-old fillies...

Sunday, November 21, 2021
Azul Coast dug in game in the final furlong to hold off Kiss Today Goodbye by a half-length in Saturday’s Native Diver S. (G3)...

Monday, November 15, 2021
Messier’s clear victory in Sunday’s $100,000 Bob Hope S. (G3) gave his trainer Bob Baffert his seventh win in the past 10 years...

Sunday, November 14, 2021
Eda had little trouble winning Saturday’s $100,000 Desi Arnaz S. at Del Mar, drawing off in the stretch to coast to a 4 ¼-length victory...

Monday, November 08, 2021
Bob Baffert got his first career stakes win in Aqueduct’s Nashua S. (G3) when Rockefeller went gate-to-wire to take the $150,000 race for 2-year-olds by 2 ¾-lengths...

Friday, November 05, 2021
Undefeated Corniche what is almost certainly a championship season with a front-running score in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) Friday at Del Mar...

Thursday, November 04, 2021
Returning champion Gamine and Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Medina Spirit are among the eight horses Bob Baffert...

Monday, October 25, 2021
Baoma Corporation’s 2-year-old filly earned her first stakes win Sunday at Santa Anita Park with a 2 ¾-length score in the $75,000 Anokia S...

Sunday, October 03, 2021
Private Mission is likely headed to the Breeders’ Cup after the 3-year-old Into Mischief filly defeated older horses in Sunday’s $200,000 Zenyatta S. (G2)...

Sunday, October 03, 2021
Medina Spirit drew off impressively down the Santa Anita Park stretch to score a five-length win in Saturday’s $300,000 Awesome Again S. (G1)...

Saturday, October 02, 2021
Corniche became Bob Baffert’s 10th winner of the American Pharoah S. (G1) on Friday at Santa Anita Park when the 2-year-old colt cruised to a 3 ¼-length victory over Pappacap...

Sunday, September 19, 2021
After a close second in his Aug. 1 maiden debut at Del Mar, Enbarr came back to get his first victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Capote S...

Monday, September 06, 2021
When Pinehurst crossed the wire a 4 1/2-length winner in Monday's $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (G1), it marked a record 15th time a Bob Baffert-trained 2-year-old had won the race...

Sunday, September 05, 2021
Grace Adler cruised to a 11 1/4-length victory in Sunday's $300,000 Del Mar Debutante to give Bob Baffert his 10th victory in the seven-furlong contest for 2-year-old fillies...

Sunday, August 29, 2021
Making his first start since the Preakness (G1), Medina Spirit returned victorious in Sunday's $100,000 Shared Belief S. at Del Mar...

Saturday, August 28, 2021
Gamine's championship form was on full display in Saturday's $500,000 Ballerina S. (G1) as the 4-year-old filly zipped to a front-running victory...

Saturday, August 21, 2021
Private Mission gave trainer Bob Baffert his sixth winner of the $100,000 Torrey Pines S. (G3) Saturday at Del Mar

Tuesday, July 06, 2021
Gamine dominated her competition in Monday's $200,000 Great Lady M Stakes (G2) at Los Alamitos, drawing off in the long stretch to win by 10 lengths in a near track-record performance...

Monday, July 05, 2021
Classier nosed out stablemate Defunded in a head-bobbing finish in Sunday's $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby (G3)...

Monday, May 31, 2021
Country Grammer and Royal Ship (BRZ) staged a terrific stretch-long duel in the $300,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1) on Memorial Day at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, May 29, 2021
Magic on Tap returned to sprinting in Saturday's $200,000 Triple Bend S. (G2) for the first time since his debut and came away with a two-length victory...

Monday, May 24, 2021
After Hudson Ridge suffered an unlucky defeat in a May 1 maiden race, Bob Baffert saw enough in the 3-year-old colt to run in Sunday's $100,000 Cinema S...

Sunday, May 23, 2021
As Time Goes By scored a narrow victory in Saturday's $200,000 Santa Maria S. (G2) to give the 4-year-old her second consecutive graded stakes win...

Saturday, May 01, 2021
Medina Spirit incredibly determined Kentucky Derby (G1) victory over Mandaloun gave Bob Baffert a record seventh winner in the Run for the Roses...

Saturday, May 01, 2021
Du Jour, owned by Bob Baffert's wife Jill along with Debbie Lanni, surged past Winfromwithin in the final furlong to score a 1 1/2-length victory in the $500,000 American Turf S. (G2)...

Saturday, May 01, 2021
Gamine's victory in Saturday's $500,000 Derby City Distaff (G1) not only made the champion filly a millionaire, but also gave Bob Baffert a record 220th Grade 1 winner...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Bob Baffert will go for a record seventh win in the Kentucky Derby (G1) when he saddles Medina Spirit in Saturday's Run for the Roses...

Saturday, April 24, 2021
As Time Goes By got her first graded stakes win in Saturday's $200,000 Santa Margarita S. (G2) in emphatic fashion, romping home by 9 1/4-lengths...

Sunday, April 18, 2021
Cezanne was more than ready to run after and eight-month layoff in Sunday's $100,000 Kona Gold S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park, rolling to a 10-length victory...

Sunday, April 04, 2021
Gamine, last year's champion female sprinter, began 2021 with a thoroughly convincing win in Sunday's Las Flores S. (G3)...

Monday, March 29, 2021
Ax Man got some welcome class relief in Sunday's Santana Mile and responded with a rousing 4 1/2-length win for his owner/breeders Hal and Patti Earnhardt...

Sunday, March 14, 2021
Undefeated Concert Tour took a big step on the way to the Kentucky Derby (G1) with a commanding 4 1/4-length victory over stablemate Hozier in Saturday's $1 million Rebel S. (G2)...

Saturday, March 13, 2021
Triple Tap, a half-brother to 2015 Triple Crown winner and Horse of the Year American Pharoah, was the easiest of winners in his debut...

Sunday, March 07, 2021
Beautiful Gift added her name to the list of this year's Kentucky Oaks (G1) favorites with a dramatic win in Sunday's Santa Ysabel S. (G3)...

Saturday, March 06, 2021
Life Is Good turned Saturday's $300,000 San Felipe S. (G2) into a one-horse race with a powerful stretch run, drawing off to beat stablemate Medina Spirit by eight lengths...

Saturday, February 13, 2021
The Baffert barn hit the trifecta and added Merneith to its stable of graded stakes winners on Saturday...

Saturday, February 06, 2021
Concert Tour out-finished his stablemate Freedom Fighter in Saturday's $200,000 San Vicente S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, January 30, 2021
Medina Spirit gave Bob Baffert his fifth win in the past eight runnings of the Robert B. Lewis S. (G3) with a gritty neck victory in a three-way photo...

Friday, January 29, 2021
Authentic's Horse of the Year Award topped a stellar night at the Eclipse Awards for the Bob Baffert stable...

Saturday, January 16, 2021
Authentic and Improbable, both trained by Bob Baffert, were named 2020 Horse of the Year Eclipse Award finalists when the nominees were announced Saturday...

Sunday, January 10, 2021
Qahira got her first stakes win on Jan. 10 when the Bob Baffert trainee won the $75,000 Kalookan Queen S. at Santa Anita Park...

Sunday, January 03, 2021
Kalypso topped a terrific weekend for the Bob Baffert stable with a sharp score in Sunday’s $200,000 Santa Ynez S. (G2)...

Saturday, January 02, 2021
Life Is Good led a Bob Baffert exacta with a victory in Saturday's $100,000 Sham S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park, defeating stablemate Medina Spirit by three-quarters of a length...

Saturday, December 26, 2020
Charlatan won Saturday's $300,000 Malibu S. (G1) at Santa Anita Park in convincing style, coming back from a seven-month layoff to score by 4 1/2-lengths...

Saturday, December 19, 2020
Spielberg provided plenty of drama but prevailed over The Great One to win Saturday's $200,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (G2) by a nose...

Saturday, December 05, 2020
Varda rallied from last at the top of the stretch to win Saturday's $300,000 Starlet S. (G1) at Los Alamitos Racetrack by 1 1/2-lengths, the first graded stakes win for the 2-year-old filly...

Saturday, November 07, 2020
Authentic's 2 1/4-length victory over Improbable gave Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish in Saturday's $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) at Keeneland...

Saturday, November 07, 2020
Gamine capped a stellar 3-year-old season with a track-record setting performance in Saturday's $1 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) at Keeneland...

Saturday, November 07, 2020
Merneith ran down a stubborn Motivated Seller in the final strides to win the $125,000 Fort Springs S. Saturday at Keeneland...

Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Bob Baffert's six Breeders' Cup entrants are a blend of 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, and some of the top older horses in training...

Monday, September 28, 2020
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Authentic and star-crossed stablemate Thousand Words drew posts nine and five, respectively, for Saturday's $1 million Preakness S. (G1)...

Saturday, September 26, 2020
Improbable gave his trainer Bob Baffert a record sixth win in the $300,000 Awesome Again S. (G1) on Saturday...

Saturday, September 26, 2020
Princess Noor turned in another spectacular performance in Saturday's $200,000 Chandelier S. (G1)...

Monday, September 07, 2020
Princess Noor's win in the Sept. 6 Del Mar Debutante (G1) continued an incredible weekend for Bob Baffert that also saw him win his sixth Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Saturday, September 05, 2020
In an extremely game effort, Authentic held off Tiz the Law by 1 1/4-lengths to win the Kentucky Derby (G1) Saturday at Churchill Downs...

Monday, August 31, 2020
Bob Baffert's brilliant 3-year-old filly Gamine was made the morning line favorite for the 2020 Kentucky Oaks (G1) after the field of nine 3-year-old fillies was drawn Monday...

Sunday, August 23, 2020
Maximum Security was at his best once again in Saturday's $500,000 Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar...

Saturday, August 08, 2020
Bob Baffert's brilliant 3-year-old filly Gamine turned in another spectacular performance in...

Monday, August 03, 2020
Fighting Mad's victory in Sunday's Clement L. Hirsch (G1) capped a huge weekend for the Baffert stable...

Saturday, August 01, 2020
Improbable moved to the top of the older male division with his two-length victory in Saturday's $750,000 Whitney S. (G1) at Saratoga, his second Grade 1 win in a row...

Saturday, August 01, 2020
Thousands Words defeated Honor A.P. by a half-length in Saturday's $100,000 Shared Belief S. at Del Mar...

Sunday, July 26, 2020
Maximum Security, making his debut for the Bob Baffert barn, battled to a nose victory over Midcourt in the $150,000 San Diego H. (G2) Saturday at Del Mar...

Saturday, July 18, 2020
Authentic held off a furious late charge by NY Traffic to win Saturday's $1 million Haskell S. (G1) by a nose, earning the 3-year-old colt another 100 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby...

Saturday, July 04, 2020
Bob Baffert has another strong Kentucky Derby (G1) contender in Uncle Chuck after the 3-year-old colt powered to a four-length victory in the $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby (G3)...

Saturday, June 20, 2020
Gamine's brilliant 18 3/4-length victory in Saturday's $300,000 Acorn S. (G1) lowered the stakes record by more than a second in what was the 3-year-old filly's first stakes start...

Saturday, June 13, 2020
Gingham got a very patient ride from Mike Smith, running down Been Studying Her late to take the Angels Flight S...

Sunday, June 07, 2020
McKinzie returned to the races with a stirring victory in Sunday's $200,000 Triple Bend S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, June 06, 2020
Improbable moved to the top of the handicap division with an impressive display in Saturday's $300,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1) at Santa Anita Park...

Sunday, May 31, 2020
Fighting Mad stretch out to 1 1/16-miles for the first time in Sunday's Santa Maria S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park and came away with a 3 1/2-length victory...

Saturday, May 02, 2020
Nadal's three-length win in the second division of Saturday's Arkansas Derby (G1) came a little over an hour after Charlatan captured the first division...

Saturday, May 02, 2020
Charlatan's superlative six-length victory in Saturday's $500,000 Arkansas Derby (G1) was just one highlight on super day of racing for his trainer Bob Baffert...

Saturday, March 14, 2020
Nadal solidified himself as a top Kentucky Derby (G1) contender on Saturday with a front-running victory in the $1 million Rebel S. (G2)...

Saturday, March 14, 2020
Bob Baffert's dynamic 3-year-old colt Charlatan turned in another stunning performance Saturday at Santa Anita Park...

Sunday, March 08, 2020
Authentic continued his march towards Louisville and the Kentucky Derby with an authoritative victory in Saturday's $400,000 San Felipe S. (G2)...

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Azul Coast made the journey to Golden Gate Fields from his southern California base to take the $100,000 El Camino Real Derby on Saturday afternoon...

Monday, February 10, 2020
Nadal's gritty win in the Feb. 9 San Vicente S. (G2) has earned the 3-year-old colt a chance to compete on Kentucky Derby (G1) trail...

Saturday, February 01, 2020
Bob Baffert got career win number 3,000 with the aptly-named Thousand Words in Saturday's $100,000 Robert B. Lewis S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park...

Sunday, January 26, 2020
Mucho Gusto's powerful victory in Saturday's $3 million Pegasus World Cup S. (G1) gave Bob Baffert his second victory in the first four runnings of the race...

Monday, January 13, 2020
Mother Mother kicked off her 2020 campaign with a victory in Sunday's Kalookan Queen S. at Santa Anita Park...

Sunday, January 05, 2020
The Bob Baffert barn swept the top three spots in Sunday's $200,000 Santa Ynez S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park, with Bast prevailing by 1 3/4-lengths...

Saturday, January 04, 2020
Authentic kicked off his road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) with a 7 3/4-length score in the $100,000 Sham S. (G3) at Santa Anita, with his stablemate Azul Coast finishing second...

Sunday, December 08, 2019
Bast and Donna Veloce were 1-2 the entire way in the $300,000 Starlet (G1) Saturday at Los Alamitos, with Bast getting the best of her foe by a half-length...

Sunday, December 08, 2019
Thousand Words was headed in deep stretch by Anneau d'Or, but fought back gallantly to best his foe by a neck in the $200,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (G2)...

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