Articles posted January 4, 2003

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Baffert Says Eclipse Awards are Flawed

Baffert Says Eclipse Awards are Flawed

Trainer Bob Baffert, who wasn't named as a finalist for a 2002 Eclipse Award in spite of an outstanding year, said he's dismayed at the way the awards are handed out. The three-time Eclipse winner (1997-99) as top conditioner in the nation also said he feels the voting process is flawed.

Rail is Baileys Edge in Mr. Prospector

Baileys Edge found room for his stretch run along the rail and then held off Friendly Frolic in a frantic run to the wire for a head victory in the $100,000 Mr. Prospector Handicap (gr. III) for sprinters at Gulfstream Park Saturday.

Suffolks Downs, Penn National Cancel Racing

Suffolk Downs was forced to cancel its live racing card on Saturday due to unsafe racing conditions caused by snow and rain from a storm that hit on Friday night and Saturday morning.

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