Articles posted June 11, 2001

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Baffert: 'Power Nap' Puts Point Given Back on the Muscle

Most horses that compete in all three Triple Crown races show some fatigue from the grueling campaign of three grade I events in five weeks, but not so with Point Given, according to his trainer, Bob Baffert, who returned to Churchill Downs with the colt on Sunday.

Steve Haskin's Belmont Story: Point Given Finally Sprouts Wings

It was a day of princes, presidents, and Pegasus. With Belmont Park rocking from the surge of electricity generated by the presence of former President Bill Clinton and his wife, U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.), Point Given finally sprouted the wings his owner, Prince Ahmed Salman, trainer Bob Baffert, and jockey Gary Stevens had envisioned all along.

Langfuhr's First Winner

Champion Langfuhr's first winner emerged June 10 when Happy to Be Home won at five furlongs in 1.00.39 at Woodbine at first asking.

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