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  • Maybellene (left) finished 3rd in the Starlet behind Take Charge Brandi (center) and Feathered.

    Fillies Vie for Grade I Glory in Las Virgenes

    Her bid to upset champion Take Charge Brandi in the Starlet (gr. I) falling just short last time out, the Bob Baffert-trained Maybellene appears to be the one to beat in the grade I Las Virgenes Jan. 31 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Untapable
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    Untapable, Tapiture Drill for Asmussen

    Untapable completed the first workout of her 4-year-old season Monday, Jan. 26, when she breezed four furlongs in :51.4/5 on a fast track at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots for trainer Steve Asmussen.

  • Bayern
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    Bayern in Training After Foot Issue

    Bayern, winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) who suffered a minor crack several days ago, galloped two miles Jan. 12 and may breeze at the end of the week, said owner Kaleem Shah.

  • Hoppertunity rolls to victory in the San Pasqual Stakes.

    Hoppertunity Continues Rise in San Pasqual

    This time last year, Hoppertunity still had 20 days to go before breaking his maiden. On Jan. 10, the colt who became a grade I winner at the end of the season continued his rise with a solid San Pasqual (gr. II) score.

  • Haskin: Welcome Home, Silver Charm

    Many racing fans today who have lived through nine Triple Crown sweep attempts since 1997 take for granted the 3-year-old media star who reaches out to mainstream America to capture the attention and the hearts of the public.

  • Bayern (right) and California Chrome (left) continue to work in preparation for their 4yo debuts.
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    Bayern, California Chrome Post Strong Works

    Bayern and California Chrome took another step toward a possible early-season rematch when the leading Horse of the Year contenders worked sharply about an hour apart the morning of Jan. 3 at their respective training bases.

  • Secret Circle
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    Secret Circle Aims for Season-Ending Win

    While plenty of connections would gladly take the 2014 season turned in by sprinter Secret Circle, the two-time Breeders' Cup winner on Dec. 27 will look to address the "0" currently listed in the win column for this year.

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    Baffert Quartet Faces Shared Belief in Malibu

    Bob Baffert will take four shots at champion Shared Belief in the $300,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I), the featured event as Santa Anita Park kicks off its 2014-15 winter/spring meet the day after Christmas.

  • Awesome Baby
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    Awesome Baby Heads Speedy Field in La Brea

    A two-time graded stakes winner earlier this year at Santa Anita Park, Awesome Baby will put her speed to the test when she returns to action in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) on opening day Dec. 26 at the Arcadia track.

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    Bayern Turns in Bullet Move at Santa Anita

    Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Bayern, a leading contender for Horse of the Year and male 3-year-old honors for 2014, worked four furlongs on Santa Anita's fast main track the morning of Dec. 19 in a bullet :46 1/5.

  • Rodenticide Linked to Six Sudden Horse Deaths

    California racing officials have identified a connection in the sudden death of six horses with trace amounts of anticoagulant rodenticide in their systems, the state horse racing board was told Dec. 18.

  • Tiz Midnight (right) fights off Warren's Veneda to win the Bayakoa Stakes.

    Tiz Midnight Beats Clock in Bayakoa Victory

    Odds-on Tiz Midnight proved a popular winner of the $200,000 Bayakoa Stakes (gr. II) at Los Alamitos for former Quarter Horse trainer Bob Baffert, when she battled back along the rail by a head over Warren's Veneda Dec. 6.

  • KDFW leader Dortmund wins an Allowance Race at Churchill Downs.

    Dortmund Leads Individual Picks in Derby Bet

    Two horses from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, Dortmund and American Pharoah, paced the individual selections Nov. 30 as the first pool for the 2015 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) concluded.

  • Hoppertunity delivers the win in the Clark Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-jpLsZw7">Order This Photo</a>

    Hoppertunity Gets Churchill Score in Clark

    Hoppertunity made the most of his chance to finally run at Churchill Downs, grinding out his greatest career victory Nov. 28 in the $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I).

  • Lord Nelson won the Speakeasy Stakes Oct. 13 at Santa Anita.

    Lord Nelson Could Rule Kentucky Jockey Club

    Peachtree Stable's Lord Nelson, an easy winner of a stakes race at Santa Anita Park in his previous start, will take aim at his first graded victory in the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II).

  • Cassatt won the 2014 Monmouth Oaks.

    Cassatt Takes Advantage of Big Zia Park Day

    Cassatt and Jojo Warrior, both graded stakes winners, and Shanon Nicole, victorious in two $200,000 stakes in a row, top the cast entered for the "Land of Enchantment Day" card Nov. 26 at Zia Park in Hobbs, N.M.

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    Bayern, Constitution Top Clark Nominations

    Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Bayern and Besilu Florida Derby (gr. I) victor Constitution headline 20 horses nominated to the $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.

  • Haskin's BC Recap: Bayern and the Brouhaha

    Baffert again found himself pleading with higher sources to spare him the pain of defeat when it became apparent Bayern was going to have to dig in like he's never dug in before to hold off the challenges.

  • Breeders' Cup News Update for November 2, 2014

    Ron Mitchell gives us an update on the Breeders' Cup. Ron highlights the Breeders' Cup Classic break, Bob Baffert, Horse of the Year discussion, California Chrome, Shared Belief, and a big $1.6 million pick 6 carryover from Saturday.

  • BC 2014: Classic Press Conference

    Comments from the connections of 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic winner Bayern, including trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Martin Garcia.

  • BC 2014: Classic Press Conference

    Comments from the connections of 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic winner Bayern, including trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Martin Garcia.

  • Bayern (right) gets the Breeders' Cup Classic win over Toast of New York (middle) and California Chrome.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2014-Breeders-Cup/Classic/i-CTNgkCT/A">Order This Photo</a>

    Bayern Wins Breeders' Cup Classic Slugfest

    Bayern mugged Shared Belief shortly after the start of the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) and got away with it, outlasting Toast of New York and California Chrome in a thrilling stretch duel Nov. 1 at Santa Anita.

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    Baffert Hopes Luck Turns With One Lucky Dane

    Dual champion Lookin At Lucky has two colts from his first crop in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, and trainer Bob Baffert, who lost favorite American Pharoah from the race, hopes One Lucky Dane can fill the void.

  • Secret Circle, last year's Sprint winner, starts from post 4 in 2014.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2014-Breeders-Cup/Works/i-md7TFm6">Order This Photo</a>

    Sprint Wins Come From Every Post Position

    At only six furlongs, the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) raises more questions regarding post positions than do many of the longer races. Yet historically Sprint wins have been scattered throughout the starting gate.

  • Midnight Lute colt won the Sham Stakes in his second career start in January.

    Midnight Hawk, Chitu to Clash in Damascus

    Bob Baffert stablemates Midnight Hawk and Chitu figure prominently in the $100,000 Damascus Stakes Oct. 31, at Santa Anita Park, the final race before four Breeders' Cup World Championships races on Friday's card.