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Saturday, November 18, 2017
Dream Tree has faced Midnight Bisou twice in her young career, and both times came away with nose victories over her foe...
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Mubtaahij got his first Grade 1 win in the $300,000 Awesome Again S. (G1) at Santa Anita in his first start for Bob Baffert...
Sunday, September 24, 2017
West Coast turned in another commanding performance in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1), winning by 7 ¼ lengths...
 

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Saturday, November 18, 2017
Dream Tree has faced Midnight Bisou twice in her young career, and both times came away with nose victories over her foe...

Sunday, October 01, 2017
Mubtaahij got his first Grade 1 win in the $300,000 Awesome Again S. (G1) at Santa Anita in his first start for Bob Baffert...

Sunday, September 24, 2017
West Coast turned in another commanding performance in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1), winning by 7 ¼ lengths...

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Gary and Mary West's ultra-consistent colt West Coast gave Bob Baffert his second consecutive winner of the $1.25 million Travers S. (G1) Saturday at Saratoga...

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Drefong made a triumphant return to Saratoga on Saturday, dominating the $600,000 Forego S. (G1)...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Cupid returned from a short summer vacation on Wednesday to win Del Mar’s $81,150 Harry F. Brubaker S...

Saturday, August 19, 2017
Collected became racing’s newest millionaire on Saturday when he bested stablemate Arrogate by a half-length in the $1 million Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar...

Sunday, July 23, 2017
Abel Tasman won her third straight Grade 1 race on Sunday with a scintillating performance in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga...

Sunday, July 16, 2017
Gary and Mary West’s 3-year-old colt West Coast racked up his third straight win on Saturday with a 2 ¾-length score in the $200,000 Los Alamitos Derby (G3)...

Saturday, July 01, 2017
Bob Baffert won his second San Carlos S. (G2) Saturday when Halo Farm's homebred colt Danzing Candy defeated Ransom the Moon...

Sunday, June 25, 2017
Collected crushed the field in Saturday's $100,000 Precisionist S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park, winning by 14 lengths over stablemate Cat Burglar...

Sunday, June 18, 2017
The Baoma Corporation's 3-year-old filly Faypien won a thrilling running of the $200,000 Summertime Oaks (G2) Saturday at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Mor Spirit rolled to a six-length victory in Saturday's $1.2 million Metropolitan H. (G1), giving Bob Baffert his first win in the historic race...

Saturday, June 10, 2017
American Anthem got his second straight graded stakes win on Saturday with a commanding 3 1/4-length victory in the $500,000 Woody Stephens S. (G2) at Belmont Park...

Saturday, June 10, 2017
China Horse Club and Clearsky Farms' Abel Tasman backed up her May 5 Kentucky Oaks (G1) with a one-length win in the $700,000 Acorn S. (G1)...

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Gary and Mary West's 3-year-old colt kicked off the Saturday stakes action on June 10 at Belmont Park with a dominating victory in the $150,000 Easy Goer S...

Sunday, June 04, 2017
Faithfully, a beautifully bred daughter of Smart Strike, handled her stakes debut with class, coming home a 2 1/2-length winner of the Santa Lucia S. Sunday at Santa Anita Park...

Sunday, May 28, 2017
Danzing Candy and jockey Mike Smith made the $200,000 Lone Star Park H. (G3) look easy with a 4 3/4-length victory in the Texas track's signature race for older horses...

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Cupid's 4-year-old debut couldn't have turned out better as the striking gray colt rolled home in the Santa Anita Park stretch to win the $500,000 Gold Cup (G1) by 3 1/4-lengths...

Sunday, May 14, 2017
Faypien got the best of Noted and Quoted by about a half-length in Sunday's Angels Flight S. at Santa Anita Park to lead a 1-2 finish for Bob Baffert in the seven furlong contest for 3-year-old fillies...

Saturday, May 13, 2017
After spending most of the spring on the Triple Crown trail, American Anthem won the $100,000 Lazaro Barrera S. (G3) Saturday at Santa Anita Park...

Sunday, May 07, 2017
Mor Spirit chalked up his third career graded stakes win on Sunday with an easy score in the $200,000 Sexton Mile at Lone Star Park...

Sunday, May 07, 2017
Vale Dori (ARG) is on the cusp of millionaire status after winning Sunday's $100,000 Adoration S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park...

Friday, May 05, 2017
China Horse Club and Clearsky Farms’ Abel Tasman rallied from far back and then held off a late bid from Daddy's Lil Darling to win the $1,000,000 Kentucky Oaks (G1)...

Sunday, April 23, 2017
Collected is now 2-for-2 in 2017 following Saturday's big win in the $200,000 Californian S. (G2) at Santa Anita...

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Lord Simba made the rare jump from maiden winner to graded stakes winner in Saturday's $100,000 Los Angeles S. (G3)...

Sunday, April 02, 2017
Bob Baffert's multiple graded stakes winner Collected made his first start since last year's Preakness S. (G1) in Saturday's $83,000 Santana Mile S. at Santa Anita Park and came away a 3 3/4-length winner...

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Meydan racecaller Terry Spargo proclaimed Arrogate the “21st century Man o' War” after the modern-day superstar turned in a performance for the ages...

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Vale Dori (ARG) affirmed her status as the top older filly or mare on the West Coast with an authoritative victory in the $400,000 Santa Margarita S. (G1)...

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Mor Spirit shook off the strong challenge of Madefromlucky to take Saturday's $250,000 Essex H. at Oaklawn Park by about 2 1/2-lengths...

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Mastery turned in a dominating performance in winning Saturday's $400,000 San Felipe S. (G2), defeating Iliad by 6 3/4-lengths...

Sunday, March 05, 2017
A six-month layoff and mid-race downpour couldn't stop Pretty N Cool from capturing Sunday's $100,000 Las Flores S. (G3)...

Saturday, February 11, 2017
Vale Dori won her third straight Grade 2 stakes on Saturday with a 1 3/4-length score in the Santa Maria S. at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, February 04, 2017
Hoppertunity kicked off 2017 with a stellar performance in Saturday's $300,000 San Antonio S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, January 28, 2017
Arrogate, recently named the World's Best Racehorse of 2016, served notice that he might be impossible to beat in 2017 with his dominating score in Saturday's $12 million Pegasus World Cup Inv. (G1)...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Juddmonte Farm's recently crowned 2016 Eclipse Champion 3-year-old Male drew post 1 for Saturday's $12 million Pegasus World Cup Inv. (G1)...

Sunday, January 22, 2017
Bob Baffert's Breeders' Cup winners Arrogate and Drefong both won championship honors in their division at Saturday night's Eclipse Award ceremony at Gulfstream Park...

Saturday, December 10, 2016
If Mastery's 7 1/4-length victory is any indication, Cheyenne Stables' magnificent 2-year-old will be a force to reckon with in the months leading up to the 2017 Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Saturday, November 19, 2016
Mastery validated his stellar maiden score last month with another dynamic performance in Saturday's $100,000 Bob Hope S. (G3)...

Saturday, November 05, 2016
Bob Baffert became the first trainer in Breeders’ Cup history to win three consecutive runnings of the Classic (G1) on Saturday when the brilliant 3-year-old colt Arrogate defeated former Horse of the Year California Chrome...

Saturday, November 05, 2016
Drefong turned back a stiff challenge from Masochistic in the Santa Anita stretch to come home a 1...

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
With 12 Breeders' Cup winners already on his resume, Bob Baffert has eight chances to add to his total on Nov. 4-5 with his eight horses pre-entered in six different races...

Saturday, October 08, 2016
Hoppertunity shipped from his California base to Belmont Park on Saturday and came away with a hard-earned half-length victory in the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1)...

Saturday, October 08, 2016
Spendthrift Farm's Lord Nelson lived up to his advance billing with a commanding 2 1/2-length lead in Saturday's $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship (G1)...

Sunday, October 02, 2016
Noted and Quoted, making her first start around two turns in the $300,000 Chandelier S. (G1) on Saturday, found the perfect time to earn her first stakes win...

Monday, September 05, 2016
Kaleem Shah got his first and Bob Baffert his record 13th Del Mar Futurity (G1) victory on Monday with an overwhelming 4 1/4-length win...

Monday, September 05, 2016
Kaleem Shah's homebred 4-year-old Power Jam lived up to his name in his first stakes start on Monday, scoring by 1 1/2-lengths in the Pirate's Bounty S...

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Drefong made his stakes debut in Saturday's $500,000 King's Bishop S. (G1) and came away with a stellar 3 1/4-length victory in 1:21.25...

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Arrogate's tour-de-force victory in Saturday's $1.25 million Travers S. (G1) was the fastest running in the 147-year history of the “Midsummer Derby”...

Sunday, August 14, 2016
Klimt's commanding 2 3/4-length victory in Saturday's $200,000 Best Pal S. (G2) set the Kaleem Shah colt up for a shot at the Sept. 5 Del Mar Futurity (G1)...

Saturday, August 06, 2016
Cupid became racing's newest millionaire on Saturday when the 3-year-old colt scored a front-running victory in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (G2)...

Sunday, July 31, 2016
Lord Nelson made his case for best sprinter in the land with his four-length victory in Sunday's $300,000 Bing Crosby (G1) at Del Mar...

Sunday, July 31, 2016
American Cleopatra, a 2-year-old full sister to 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, was simply sensational in her Sunday debut at Del Mar...

Sunday, July 17, 2016
Bob Baffert's graded stakes-winning colt Cupid got back on track Saturday night with a gutsy victory in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2)...

Saturday, July 02, 2016
American Freedom kicked off the July 4th holiday weekend with a powerful 4 3/4-length victory in Friday night's $250,000 Iowa Derby (G3) at Prairie Meadows...

Saturday, June 25, 2016
In a race that came down to the very last jump, Lord Nelson surged by a game Subtle Indian in the $300,000 Triple Bend S. (G1) Saturday at Santa Anita...

Saturday, May 21, 2016
American Freedom's resilience was on full display in Saturday's $100,000 Sir Barton S. at Pimlico...

Saturday, May 21, 2016
Zayat Stables' sensational sprinter Justin Squared rolled to another front-running victory in Saturday's $100,000 Chick Lang S...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Bob Baffert will shoot for his seventh Preakness (G1) victory on Saturday when he sends Collected out in the 141st running...

Wednesday, May 04, 2016
One year removed from American Pharoah's historic Triple Crown run, Bob Baffert is back at Churchill Downs for Saturday's 142nd Kentucky Derby...

Monday, May 02, 2016
Mor Spirit wrapped up his serious Kentucky Derby prep work on Monday at Churchill Downs with a five-furlong breeze in :59.80...

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Collected chalked up his second graded stakes win on Saturday, winning Keeneland's Lexington S. (G3) by four lengths...

Sunday, March 20, 2016
Kaleem’s Shah’s Fantastic Style, off since last July, debuted in fine fashion in 2016 with a powerful four-length victory in Sunday’s Las Flores S. (G3)...

Sunday, March 20, 2016
Collected, winner of the Sham S. (G3) two months ago, got his second stakes win of the year with a two-length score in the $415,000 Sunland Park Festival of Racing S...

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Bob Baffert sent recent maiden winner to Oaklawn Park for Saturday’s $900,000 Rebel S. (G2), and the dusty gray son of Tapit came away with a very game 1 ¼-length victory...

Saturday, February 06, 2016
Battling side-by-side with Imperative in the final sixteenth-mile, Hoppertunity got his nose down on the wire just in front of his rival to earn victory in Saturday’s $500,000 San Antonio S. (G2)...

Saturday, February 06, 2016
Michael Petersen’s Mor Spirit galloped by a pair of frontrunners in the Santa Anita stretch en route to a tidy 1 ½-length victory in the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis S. (G3)...

Saturday, January 16, 2016
The final crowning achievement on American Pharoah’s historic racing career came on Saturday evening when the bob Baffert trainee was honored with Eclipse Awards for 2015 Horse of the Year and 3-year-old Male...

Saturday, January 16, 2016
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert picked up his fourth Eclipse Award for Outstanding Trainer Saturday evening...

Sunday, January 10, 2016
Collected’s first start on the dirt turned out to be a winning one Saturday as the 3-year-old colt kicked off his run on the 2016 Triple Crown trail...

Thursday, January 07, 2016
Bob Baffert, along with his talented duo of 3-year-old colts American Pharoah and Dortmund, were named Eclipse Award finalists...

Sunday, December 20, 2015
Mor Spirit and Toews On Ice finished one-two in Saturday’s $350,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (G1), giving the trainer his second consecutive win in the race...

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Kaleem Shah’s stellar 3-year-old Dortmund racked up his fifth graded stakes win with an authoritative victory in the $150,000 Native Diver S. (G3)...

Sunday, November 15, 2015
In an extremely gutty performance, Toews On Ice rallied to capture the $100 Bob Hope S. (G3) Saturday for his third straight stakes win...

Sunday, November 01, 2015
Zayat Stables’ brilliant 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah closed out his career in magnificent fashion with a record-setting performance in the $5 million Breeder’s Cup Classic (G1)...

Monday, October 26, 2015
In what promises to be as dramatic as a Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) in the 32-year history of the race, Pioneerof the Nile’s brilliant 3-year-old American Pharoah will attempt to close his racing career with a win in the $5 million dollar race...

Saturday, October 24, 2015
Dortmund, one of this year’s top 3-year-olds, returned to the races in winning style with a 1 ¾-length score in Saturday’s Big Bear S...

Sunday, October 18, 2015
Bob Baffert shipped Pretty N Cool from her southern California base to Belmont Park to take the $200,000 Matron S. (G2) on Sunday...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Pretty N Cool turned in another sparkling performance Wednesday to take the $200,000 Sorrento S. (G2)...

Sunday, August 02, 2015
Making his first start since his historic Triple Crown, American Pharoah kept rolling right along with a sublimely dominating victory in the $1.75 million Haskell Inv. (G1)...

Sunday, July 12, 2015
Fantastic Style rolled to a 3 ½-length victory in the $200,000 Great Lady M (G2) Saturday at Los Alamitos Race Course...

Sunday, July 05, 2015
In a thrilling finish, Gimme Da Lute came out on top by a nose over Prospect Park in Saturday’s $350,000 Los Alamitos Derby (G2) to give Bob Baffert his sixth win in the race...

Saturday, June 06, 2015
Zayat Stables’ homebred superstar American Pharoah made history for his trainer Bob Baffert on Saturday, winning the Belmont S. (G1) to become racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner...

Saturday, May 16, 2015
American Pharoah continued on his quest for the Triple Crown with a spectacular seven length victory in the $1.5 million Preakness S. (G1), earning Bob Baffert his sixth victory in the race...

Saturday, May 02, 2015
It had been 13 years since Bob Baffert won his third Kentucky Derby (G1), but American Pharoah put an end to the drought with a hard-fought one length victory on Saturday at Churchill Downs...

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Bob Baffert is in the enviable, yet nerve-wracking, position of having the two morning line favorites for Saturday’s $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Saturday, April 11, 2015
The superlatives flowed following American Pharoah’s incredible win in Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1)...

Saturday, April 04, 2015
Dortmund put on another powerhouse display in winning Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby (G1) by four lengths over stablemate One Lucky Dane...

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Secret Circle scored his biggest victory since winning the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) with a thrilling victory in the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen Saturday at Meydan Racecourse...

Saturday, March 14, 2015
American Pharoah turned his highly-anticipated 2015 debut into a one-horse race with a dazzling stretch run in Saturday’s $750,000 Rebel S. at Oaklawn Park...

Saturday, March 07, 2015
Dortmund took another step towards the Kentucky Derby (G1) with a handy 1 ¼-length victory Saturday’s San Felipe S. (G2)...

Saturday, February 07, 2015
Dortmund and Firing Line staged an electrifying battle in the Santa Anita stretch in Saturday’s Robert B. Lewis S. (G3)...

Sunday, February 01, 2015
Lord Nelson held off Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner Texas Red in the Santa Anita Park stretch to take the $200,000 San Vicente S. (G2)...

Sunday, February 01, 2015
Spendthrift Farm’s Callback battled to a front-running, half-length tally in Saturday’s $300,000 Las Virgenes S. (G1) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Zayat Stables’ brilliant 2-year-old colt American Pharoah earned his owner their first Eclipse Award when he was named 2014 2-year-old Champion Male...

Saturday, January 10, 2015
Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman’s Hoppertunity became racing’s newest millionaire with a commanding 1 ¾-length victory in the $200,000 San Pasqual S. (G2)...

Sunday, December 21, 2014
Dortmund gave Bob Baffert a record seventh victory in the Los Alamitos Futurity (G1) on Saturday,...

Saturday, December 06, 2014
Karl Watson, Michael E Pegram and Paul Weitman’s Tiz Midnight made her owners all smiles on Saturday with a record-setting performance in the $200,000 Bayakoa S. (G2)...

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Hoppertunity, who missed his shot to run in this year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) when he was injured a few days before the race, triumphantly returned to Churchill Downs on Friday to score a half-length victory in the $500,000 Clark H. (G1)...

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Bob Baffert had to sweat out a thrilling stretch run and then anxious moments while the Santa Anita stewards considered an inquiry, but in the end the Hall of Fame trainer got his first win in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1)...

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