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Sunday, October 3, 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 3, 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 2, 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...
 

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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)...

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)...

Friday, September 27, 2019
Bob Baffert won the $300,000 Chandelier S. (G1) at Santa Anita Park for a record 11th time on Friday when the dynamic filly Bast out-dueled Comical to win by a neck...

Friday, September 20, 2019
Quality Response, a dominating debut winner in a Sept. 1 Del Mar maiden special weight, backed up that performance with another emphatic score in the Sept. 19 Phone Chatter S...

Saturday, September 07, 2019
Bob Baffert gave Flor de La Mar a cut back in distance in Saturday's $75,000 Beverly Lewis S. and the 3-year-old Tiznow filly responded with a handy come-from-behind victory...

Sunday, September 01, 2019
Bob Baffert got his eighth victory in the Del Mar Debutante (G1) on Saturday when Bast rolled by nearly nine lengths...

Sunday, August 25, 2019
Last December's Los Alamitos Futurity (G1) winner Improbable returned to the winner's circle for the first time since then on Sunday with a classy victory in the $100,000 Shared Belief S...

Saturday, August 17, 2019
Fighting Mad toyed with her competition early in the one-mile Torrey Pines S. (G3) before drawing away...

Sunday, August 04, 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 03, 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...

Sunday, July 14, 2019
Game Winner had no trouble finding the winner's circle for Saturday's $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby...

Sunday, July 07, 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...

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Mucho Gusto won his fourth career graded stakes on Sunday at Santa Anita Park with a comfortable 2 1/4-length score over stablemate Roadster in the $100,000 Affirmed S. (G3)...

Sunday, May 19, 2019
Mucho Gusto cruised to a 3 1/4-length win in the $100,000 Laz Barrera S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park on Saturday afternoon...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Saturday's 144th running of the Preakness S. (G1) drew a field of 13 3-year-olds vying for the second jewel of the Triple Crown...

Friday, May 03, 2019
McKinzie's sparkling performance in the $400,000 Alysheba S. (G2) missed the track and stakes record by just .06 seconds...

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
After winning his fifth Kentucky Derby (G1) with Justify last year, trainer Bob Baffert could tie Ben Jones for the most wins for any trainer...

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Clearview Stables, RAC 04 Racing and Michael Meegan's Kingly held off a stiff challenge by Visitant to win the $100,000 California Derby...

Saturday, April 06, 2019
Roadster ran down Game Winner in deep stretch in Saturday's $1 million Santa Anita Derby (G1) to give the Bob Baffert stablemates a 1-2 finish in the key west coast Kentucky Derby (G1) prep...

Sunday, March 24, 2019
Chasing Yesterday, a Grade 1 winner last year, kicked off her 2019 campaign on March 24 with a 1 1/4-length victory in the $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks (G3)...

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Marley's Freedom 5-year-old debut in the $200,000 Santa Monica S. (G2) Feb. 16 at Santa Anita Park couldn't have been more impressive, winning by nearly two lengths over Selcourt...

Saturday, February 02, 2019
Mucho Gusto set off the pace before taking the lead with a quarter-mile to run and drew off in the stretch to win the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis (G3) by nearly five lengths...

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Justify's historic Triple Crown and undefeated season in 2018 earned the colt both Horse of the Year and champion Male 3-year-old honors at Thursday evening's Eclipse Awards...

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Bob Baffert's undefeated 2-year-old colt Game Winner was named the Champion 2-year-old Male at Thursday night's Eclipse Award Ceremony...

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