Stories tagged: bob baffert
Sat., June 6, 2020
Undefeated Charlatan will miss the rescheduled Kentucky Derby this fall after being sidelined by a minor ankle issue.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert denied giving 2018 Triple Crown winning horse Justify a banned substance that caused a positive test prior to last year’s Kentucky Derby and blamed …
Wed., June 5, 2019
Tyler Gaffalione has become horse racing’s rising star jockey after winning the Preakness and can add to his already impressive resume in the Belmont.
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019
The Preakness won’t have the Kentucky Derby winner for the first time since 1996 and trainer D. Wayne Lukas believes that makes it a little “vanilla.”
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019
In a Kentucky Derby lacking a dominant favorite, two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert saddles the top three choices. Game Winner is the prerace favorite, albeit a tepid one at …
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019
The five-time Kentucky Derby winner finds himself with new favorite Game Winner since Omaha Beach had to be scratched with a breathing problem.
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019
The pain of seeing Cavonnier get beat by a nose in his first Kentucky Derby nearly kept trainer Bob Baffert from returning to Churchill Downs. He figured he would never …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018
Game Winner surged down the stretch and pulled away from Knicks Go after a bump to win the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile by 2
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
Triple Crown winner Justify was retired from racing Wednesday because of fluid in his left front ankle. Trainer Bob Baffert and Justify’s owners said caution over the horse’s ankle condition …
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify has arrived in New York ahead of Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. The colt will try to sweep the Triple Crown. American Pharoah did it in …
Tue., June 5, 2018
The only thing Bob Baffert wanted to do in horse racing was win the Triple Crown. Been there, done that. The Hall of Fame trainer captured horse racing’s biggest prize …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify will break from the No. 1 post as the early 4-5 favorite in the Belmont Stakes as the colt tries to complete a Triple …
Mon., June 4, 2018
Triple Crown contender Justify is drawing comparisons to American Pharoah even after a very different path to the Belmont. Trainer Bob Baffert sees similarities in the two super horses as …
Wed., May 16, 2018
Having the Preakness favorite has never bothered Bob Baffert before and it doesn’t bother him with Justify.
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018
Trainer Bob Baffert says Justify is doing well and still on track to run in the Preakness after the Kentucky Derby winner was treated for a bruised heel on his …
UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018
Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, becoming the first colt in 136 years to wear the roses after not racing as a 2-year-old.
Fri., May 4, 2018
Todd Pletcher is throwing numbers at the Kentucky Derby again. Bob Baffert is seeking a fifth victory and he’s got the favorite, too. An old jinx could be disproved, and …
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018
Thunder Snow has stormed past race favorite West Coast to complete a stunning night for local stable Godolphin in the Dubai World Cup. Ridden by Christophe Soumillon, Thunder Snow starts …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016
Arrogate overhauled 4-5 favorite California Chrome in the final 100 yards to win the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday.
Thu., May 5, 2016
Bob Baffert feels under the radar with his latest horse at the Kentucky Derby. All anyone wants to talk about is American Pharoah, last year’s winner who went on to …
Wed., April 13, 2016
Cupid drew the 10th post position and was named an early 2-1 favorite for Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby, which attracted a field of 12 horses.
Sun., Jan. 17, 2016
When trainer Bob Baffert was preparing his acceptance speech for the Eclipse Awards, he asked his youngest son, Bode, for ideas about what to say.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 20, 2015
Triple Crown champion American Pharoah had a six-furlong workout at Santa Anita as part of the preparation for his final career race in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic next …
Mon., June 22, 2015
The party’s still on for the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years – and the owner, trainer and jockey. Since American Pharoah completed his sweep of the Kentucky Derby, …
Thu., June 11, 2015
Bob Baffert, the trainer of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, said Wednesday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, that the 3-year-old would run again this year, but no decision …
Sun., June 7, 2015
Just like everyone else, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert wondered if winning the Triple Crown had become impossible. Then, he met a 2-year-old named American Pharoah,
Sun., June 7, 2015
NEW YORK – By mid-stretch, Bob Baffert knew it. American Pharoah was going to win the Triple Crown. He took his eyes off the horse to soak in the crazed …
Fri., June 5, 2015
NEW YORK – All that separates American Pharoah from ending the longest drought in horse racing history – 37 years without a Triple Crown winner – is 1 1/2 miles …
Thu., June 4, 2015
NEW YORK – Bob Baffert and the rest of the group in charge of American Pharoah could smile and laugh Wednesday after the Triple Crown hopeful landed in the No. …
Sat., May 9, 2015
Now comes the easy part for American Pharoah – the Preakness Stakes. At least that’s the way Bob Baffert sizes up the next race on the Triple Crown trail.