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Monday, March 24, 2014
Chitu came home a 2 1/2-length winner to give trainer Bob Baffert a record third victory in the $800,000 Sunland Derby (G3) on Sunday...
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Bob Baffert captured his fourth Rebel S. (G2) on Saturday when Hoppertunity survived a rough stretch run to prevail by a half-length in the 1 1/16-mile, $600,000 contest at Oaklawn Park...
Saturday, March 08, 2014
Game On Dude took his incredible career to another level on Saturday, becoming the first horse to win the storied Santa Anita H. (G1) three times...
 

Racing

Monday, March 24, 2014
Chitu came home a 2 1/2-length winner to give trainer Bob Baffert a record third victory in the $800,000 Sunland Derby (G3) on Sunday...

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Bob Baffert captured his fourth Rebel S. (G2) on Saturday when Hoppertunity survived a rough stretch run to prevail by a half-length in the 1 1/16-mile, $600,000 contest at Oaklawn Park...

Saturday, March 08, 2014
Game On Dude took his incredible career to another level on Saturday, becoming the first horse to win the storied Santa Anita H. (G1) three times...

Sunday, March 02, 2014
Three-year-old Awesome Baby made it 2-for-2 in graded stakes company in 2014 with a front-running, 2 3/4-length score in Saturday's $100,000 Santa Ysabel S. (G3)...

Sunday, January 19, 2014
Bob Baffert's one-two finish in the $200,000 Strub S. Saturday at Santa Anita Park with Shakin It...

Saturday, January 11, 2014
As the Kentucky Derby trail starts to heat up, Bob Baffert's Midnight Hawk stepped to the forefront of the West Coast contenders with a 1 3/4-length victory in the $100,000 Sham S. (G3)...

Saturday, January 04, 2014
Kaleem Shah's Awesome Baby got back to her winning ways in Saturday's $200,000 Santa Ynez S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Thursday, December 26, 2013
For the second time in three years Bob Baffert sent out the winner of the $300,000 Malibu S. (G1) on opening day at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, December 07, 2013
The 2-year-old filly Streaming became Bob Baffert's newest Grade 1 winner after her determined victory in the $500,500 Hollywood Starlet on Saturday...

Saturday, November 02, 2013
Secret Circle's thrilling neck win in Saturday's $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Sprint gave his trainer Bob Baffert a record fourth victory in the race...

Saturday, November 02, 2013
A crafty ride through traffic by Martin Garcia carried Gary and Mary West's New Year's Day to victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)...

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Monday at Santa Anita proved a very busy day for the Bob Baffert barn, with five of his Breeders' Cup contenders putting in their final works in the morning...

Saturday, October 05, 2013
Martin Garcia deftly guided Power Broker over a sloppy Indiana Downs surface to a 1 3/4-length win in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2) on Saturday evening...

Saturday, September 28, 2013
Westrock Stables' Secret Compass broke her maiden in a big way Saturday in Santa Anita Park's $250,000 Chandelier S. (G1) for 2-year-old fillies...

Sunday, August 25, 2013
Kaleem Shah's Fed Biz flew home late to win the $250,000 Pat O'Brien S. (G2) in track-record time at Del Mar Aug. 25, giving trainer Bob Baffert his fifth win in a row in the race...

Sunday, August 25, 2013
Game On Dude took his stellar career to new heights Sunday at Del Mar with a record-setting 8 1/2-length victory in the $1 million Pacific Classic (G1)...

Saturday, July 13, 2013
Book Review rallied past favorite Teddy’s Promise in the final sixteenth of a mile to win $200,000 A Gleam H. (G2)...

Saturday, July 06, 2013
Game On Dude became only the third horse to win the prestigious $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1) more than once on Saturday...

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Gary and Mary West’s Code West collected the first stakes win of his career with a valiant head triumph in the $113,100 Matt Winn (G3)...

Saturday, June 08, 2013
Runners trained by Bob Baffert won back-to-back stakes wire-to-wire as the heavy favorites on the...

Monday, May 27, 2013
Midnight Lucky outclassed her competition to roll to a commanding 6 ¼-length victory on Memorial Day in the Grade 1, $300,000 Acorn S. at Belmont Park...

Friday, May 17, 2013
Fiftyshadesofhay closed with a rush in the final furlong for a rousing victory in the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan S. (G2) at Pimlico Race Course...

Sunday, May 05, 2013
Liaison won for the second time in as many 2013 starts, taking Saturday's $150,250 Mervyn LeRoy H. (G2) at Hollywood Park...

Sunday, April 21, 2013
Game On Dude overcame the “slippery” conditions Saturday night at Charles Town Races to take the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (G2)...

Sunday, March 24, 2013
Govenor Charlie capped a huge day at the New Mexico track for Bob Baffert, owner Mike Pegram, and the sire Midnight Lute...

Sunday, March 24, 2013
Midnight Lucky handled her stakes debut like a seasoned pro with a runaway, track record-setting performance in Sunday's $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks...

Saturday, March 02, 2013
Six-year-old Game On Dude looked better than ever in Saturday's $1 million Santa Anita H. (G1)...

Monday, February 18, 2013
Bob Baffert had another of his deep stable of 3-year-olds enter the Triple Crown picture on Sunday when Shakin It Up won the $150,000 San Vicente S. (G2)...

Monday, February 18, 2013
Super Ninety Nine looks like another serious Kentucky Derby contender after a blowout, 11 1/4-length win in Monday’s $300,000 Southwest S. (G3)...

Sunday, February 03, 2013
Bob Baffert's veteran campaigner Game On Dude overpowered an overmatched group of three rivals to defend his title in Sunday’s, $200,000 San Antonio S...

Saturday, February 02, 2013
Flashback rolled to a deceptively easy 6 1/4-length score in Saturday's $200,000 Robert B. Lewis S. at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, February 02, 2013
Still glowing in Flashback's win in the Grade 2 Robert B. Lewis S. earlier in the day, Bob Baffert and owners Gary and Mary West were back in the Santa Anita winner's circle a few hours later...

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Fiftyshadesofhay romped to a 5 3/4-length victory in Saturday's Grade 2 Santa Ysabel S...

Saturday, January 12, 2013
Kaleem Shah's Fed Biz made amends for a disappointing run in the Dec. 26 Malibu S. (G1) with an impressive gate to wire win in Saturday’s Grade 2 San Fernando S...

Sunday, January 06, 2013
Bob Baffert, along with a pair of his stable stars in Executiveprivilege and Bodemeister, were recently named finalists for a 2012 Eclipse Award...

Saturday, January 05, 2013
Coil prevailed in a thrilling stretch duel to win Saturday’s $150,000 San Pasqual S. (G2)...

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Making her first start for Bob Baffert, Book Review's stirring stretch run catapulted the 3-year-old filly to victory in the $300,000 La Brea S. (G1)...

Monday, December 10, 2012
Bob Baffert shipped Brigand east from his California base to take the $104,000 City of Laurel S...

Saturday, December 01, 2012
Game On Dude overcame a couple of tussles with Nonios to win the $242,500 Native Diver S. Saturday at Hollywood Park...

Monday, November 26, 2012
With Bob Baffert saddling four of the five starters in the Hollywood Prevue (G3), the odds were in the trainer's favor that he would be in the winner's circle...

Saturday, November 10, 2012
Carving made it back-to-back wins for Bob Baffert in the $100,000 Real Quiet S...

Sunday, October 07, 2012
Coil and Capital Account gave Bob Baffert the exacta in the $250,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship (G1) Saturday at the southern California track...

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Executiveprivilege ran her record to 5-for-5 with another stellar performance, this time to the tune of a 6 1/4-length score in the $250,000 Chandelier S. (G1)...

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Power Broker stepped out of the maiden ranks with an eye-opening 6 1/2-length victory in the $250,000 Frontrunner S. (G1)...

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Game On Dude continued his march to the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) with a big 3 1/4-length win in the $250,000 Awesome Again S.(G1)...

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Jill Baffert and Bode Miller's promising 2-year-old colt Carving remained undefeated after winning the $50,000 C. B. Afflerbaugh S. Sept. 12 at Fairplex Park...

Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Rolling Fog's strong finish propelled the 2-year-old colt to victory in the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (G1) on closing day of the 2012 Del Mar meet...

Saturday, September 01, 2012
Executiveprivilege showed her determination in the $300,000 Del Mar Debutante (G1), overcoming a four-wide trip for entire seven furlongs to get the lead on the last jump..

Friday, August 31, 2012
Bob Baffert won his 100th stakes race at Del Mar Friday as Kaleem Shah’s 6-5 favored Fed Biz re-rallied to take the $100,000 El Cajon S...

Sunday, August 26, 2012
Capital Account wore down stablemate Coil in the final furlong to win the $250,000 Pat O’Brien S. (G2) Sunday at Del Mar...

Saturday, August 25, 2012
Contested came from off the pace for a two-length victory in the Grade 1, $500,000 Test for 3-year-old fillies on Saturday at Saratoga for trainer Bob Baffert...

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Zayat Stables' Paynter ran by Gemologist with three furlongs to go en-route to a dominating 3 3/4-length victory in the $1 million Haskell Invitational Sunday at Monmouth Park...

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Bob Baffert has Richard's Kid back in top form since the 7-year-old returned to his barn earlier this year...

Sunday, July 22, 2012
Eden's Moon made her grass debut a winning one with a front-running victory in the $150,000 San Clemente H. (G2) July 22 at Del Mar...

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Executiveprivilege asserted herself in deep stretch against seven other female opponents in the $150,000 Landaluce S. Saturday...

Sunday, July 08, 2012
Game On Dude made up for a narrow loss in the 2011 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1) with a front-running victory in this year's renewal...

Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Blueeskiesnrainbows, who earned his maiden victory last Dec. 11, became a graded stakes winner Thursday at Hollywood Park...

Saturday, June 02, 2012
Game On Dude rebounded from a fruitless trip to Dubai in March with a dominating 7 1/4-length victory in Hollywood Park's $150,000 Californian S. (G2)...

Monday, May 28, 2012
Roman Threat coasted to a front-running victory in the $100,000 Los Angeles H. on Memorial Day at Hollywood Park to become Bob Baffert's latest stakes winner

Monday, May 28, 2012
Contested rolled to her fourth straight win with a five length victory $300,000 Acorn S. (G1) on the Memorial Day card at Belmont Park...

Saturday, May 12, 2012
After trying two turns a couple times, Bob Baffert decided Drill needed to get back to shorter distances...

Sunday, May 06, 2012
Despite the sting of finishing second and sixth in Saturday's Kentucky Derby (G1), Bob Baffert found no fault in the fantastic effort both of his colts turned in...

Saturday, May 05, 2012
Sights from the 2012 Kentucky Derby

Friday, May 04, 2012
Contested, owned by Bob Baffert's wife Jill, drew off to a 4 3/4-length victory in the $110,000 Eight Belles S...

Saturday, April 14, 2012
After his 9 1/2-length romp on April 14 in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1), Bodemeister will send Zayat Stables and Bob Baffert to Churchill Downs...

Saturday, April 14, 2012
Plum Pretty got her 2012 campaign off to a great start and her trainer Bob Baffert continued his torrid streak at Oaklawn Park

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The jump from a maiden win to a graded stakes is tough one, but Mamma Kimbo handled it like a pro Wednesday at Oaklawn Park...

Sunday, March 25, 2012
With Bob Baffert in Dubai getting ready for next week's World Cup, Princess Arabella gave her trainer his fourth career victory in the $200,000 Sunland Oaks...

Saturday, March 17, 2012
Secret Circle showed his class for the second straight time at Oaklawn Park with a come-from-behind win in the Grade 2 Rebel S. on March 17...

Saturday, March 03, 2012
Jumping into stakes company for the first time, Eden's Moon delivered a stellar performance in the Grade 1 Las Virgenes S...

Saturday, February 25, 2012
The Factor's half-length win in the $200,000 San Carlos S. at Santa Anita was the second straight graded win for the 4-year-old colt...

Monday, February 20, 2012
With the $250,000 Southwest S. (G3) split in two divisions for 2012, Castaway and Secret Circle gave Bob Baffert a rare stakes double in the Oaklawn Park President's Day co-features...

Sunday, February 19, 2012
Drill's game win in the $150,000 San Vicente S. (G2) Feb. 19 at Santa Anita Park kept the Bob Baffert stable on a torrid streak...

Saturday, February 18, 2012
Ellafitz continued on her stakes-winning tear with a 1 1/4-length victory in the $200,000 Santa Maria S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, February 18, 2012
Bob Baffert unveiled a pair of 3-year-olds Feb. 18 at Santa Anita, and both responded with authoritative victories...

Sunday, February 05, 2012
Game On Dude romped to a 5 3/4-length victory in the $200,000 San Antonio H. (G2) on Feb. 4 to give the 5-year-old horse his fourth victory in as many starts at Santa Anita Park...

Sunday, January 15, 2012
Ellafitz rolled to a 4 1/4-length victory in the $75,000 Paseana H. Jan. 15 at Santa Anita Park to give the 5-year-old Bob Baffert trainee her second straight stakes win...

Monday, December 26, 2011
Exactly one year after breaking his maiden in a track record-setting performance at Santa Anita, The Factor rolled to a 3 1/2-length victory in the Grade 1 Malibu S. Dec. 26 at the Arcadia, Calif. track...

Saturday, December 17, 2011
Liaison got an ideal trip to win the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (G1) by a neck Dec. 17 at Hollywood Park, putting the 2-year-old squarely in the picture for next year's Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Sunday, December 04, 2011
The 4-year-old Tiznow filly Ellafitz sprang right to the front out of the gate and cruised to a 3 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Bayakoa H. Dec. 5 at Hollywood Park...

Friday, November 04, 2011
Secret Circle ran to his 2-5 odds to give Bob Baffert his eighth career victory with a comfortable one-length win in the inaugural Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint...

Saturday, October 01, 2011
The $250,000 Goodwood S. (G1) may not have set up the way Bob Baffert envisioned it, but Game On Dude was up to the task despite dueling through very fast early fractions...

Saturday, October 01, 2011
Plum Pretty's 7 1/2-length romp in the $750,000 Cotillion S. Oct. 1 at Parx Racing served noticed that the Bob Baffert trained 3-year-old filly is back in the form she had in the spring when she won the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks...

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Prayer for Relief kept his perfect record in 2011 intact with a front-running, 2 1/2-length victory in the $500,000 Super Derby (G2) at Louisiana Downs...

Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Mike Pegram, Karl Watson, and Paul Weitman's 2-year-old colt Drill gave Bob Baffert a record tenth win in the $250,000 Del Mar Futurity (G1)...

Sunday, August 28, 2011
Bob Baffert sent out The Factor to his first start in four months, and the 3-year-old colt responded with a stellar performance in the $250,000 Pat O'Brien S. (G1)...

Saturday, August 06, 2011
After Prayer for Relief won the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (G2) on Aug. 6 in the final few jumps, Bob Baffert may have another starter for the Aug. 27 Travers S...

Sunday, July 31, 2011
Coil came from last of eight after six furlongs with a super-impressive final half mile to wear down Shackleford and win the $1 million Haskell...

Sunday, July 31, 2011
Euroears capped off a terrific last dayof July for Bob Baffert with a track record setting performance in the Grade 1 Bing Crosby...

Sunday, July 17, 2011
Bob Baffert wrapped up his first-ever Hollywood Park Spring/Summer Meet title with 36 wins for the meet...

Saturday, July 16, 2011
Irish Gypsy made her first start in a graded stake an unforgettable one for owners Mike Pegram and John Sikura...

Sunday, July 10, 2011
Bob Baffert continued on his roll at the Hollywood Park meet with a thrilling 1-2 finish in the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup...

Sunday, June 26, 2011
Prayer for Relief bounded to a two-length victory in the $250,000 Iowa Derby (G3) June 25 at Prairie Meadows...

Sunday, June 19, 2011
Stakes wins by Midnight Interlude and Irish Gypsy highlighted a five-win June 17-19 weekend at Hollywood Park...

Saturday, June 11, 2011
For the second time in six years, trainer Bob Baffert won the $100,000 Affirmed H. (G3) with a son of Point Given...

Sunday, May 22, 2011
Bob Baffert trainees notched a pair of Grade 3 victories on May 21...

Friday, May 06, 2011
Plum Pretty gave Bob Baffert his second career Kentucky Oaks (G1) on May 6 at Churchill Downs...

Friday, May 06, 2011
Donald Dizney’s First Dude caught Regal Ransom in the final jump to win the $358,500 Alysheba S. (G3)...

Tuesday, May 03, 2011
Bob Baffert will send out Peachtree Stable’s Plum Pretty in an attempt to win the second Kentucky Oaks (G1) of his career...

Saturday, April 09, 2011
When Jaycito had to scratch from the Santa Anita Derby (G1) field, it was up to Bob Baffert's other entry, Midnight Interlude, to give his trainer his sixth win in the key Kentucky Derby (G1) prep...

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