Grade II winner Awesome Baby handily completed five furlongs in 1:01 2/5 April 14 at Santa Anita Park as the daughter of Awesome Again continues preparations for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 2 at Churchill Downs.
Kaleem Shah’s Awesome Baby has reeled off three straight stakes wins, taking the Santa Ynez (gr. II) on Jan. 4 and Santa Ysabel (gr. III) March 1 at Santa Anita before cruising to a 4 1/4-length victory in the Sunland Park Oaks March 23.
Monday’s five-furlong move for trainer Bob Baffert is the second straight work at that distance for Awesome Baby, who is out of the Running Stag mare Miss Attractive. In her first official workout after the Sunland Park Oaks, Awesome Baby handily completed five furlongs in 1:01 April 8 at Santa Anita.