Keyword: Bob Baffert

  • Preakness Stakes Press Conference

    Preakness Stakes Press Conference

    Comments from the connections of Preakness Stakes winner Justify, including trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith.

  • Justify with exercise rider Humberto Gomez at Pimlico Race Course

    Justify Goes Out Early for Final Preakness Gallop

    Justify went out for his final pre-Preakness Stakes (G1) gallop in the dark May 18 at Pimlico Race Course, about three hours earlier than he hit the track the day prior, and Bob Baffert had a simple explanation as to why he changed things up.

  • Preakness Interview Video: Bob Baffert

    Preakness Stakes: Bob Baffert on Justify

    Bob Baffert talks about how Justify is settling in at Pimlico Race Course and his thoughts on Saturday's forecast for the Preakness Stakes (G1). 

  • Video Hero: Justify at Churchill May 14

    Justify Gallops at Churchill Downs May 14

    Kentucky Derby winner Justify continued his preparations for the May 19 Preakness Stakes (G1) with an energetic 1 1/2-mile gallop around the Churchill Downs main track Monday.

  • Justify gallops at Churchill Downs

    Justify Passes Baffert's Eye Test

    With trainer Bob Baffert in attendance and a gaggle of media looking on, Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) winner Justify continued his preparations for the May 19 Preakness Stakes (G1) with an energetic 1 1/2-mile gallop May 14.

  • Justify and Jimmy Barnes, with co-owner Jack Wolf of Starlight Racing in the background, May 10 at Churchill Downs

    Justify Continues Progress Toward Preakness

    Undefeated Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) winner Justify continued his preparations for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, the May 19 Preakness Stakes (G1), when he galloped 1 1/2 miles May 11 at Churchill Downs.

  • Edgar Prado is closing in on the 7,0000th victory of his career

    Pimlico Race Course Opens 12-Day Meet May 10

    Championship racing returns to legendary Pimlico Race Course May 10 for the opening of its 12-day Preakness Meet at Pimlico, highlighted by the 143rd running of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) Saturday, May 19.

  • Justify May 6 at Churchill Downs

    Baffert Reports Justify Looks Great for Preakness

    The publicity office of Maryland Jockey Club reports trainer Bob Baffert said May 7 he was not concerned about a condition that has surfaced in the left hind foot of Derby winner Justify—the leading candidate for the May 19 Preakness at Pimlico.

  • “A Beast From Day One”

    Three years earlier, Justify was romping about the fields of John D. Gunther’s Glennwood Farm outside Versailles, Kentucky alongside another colt, later to be named Vino Rosso.

  • Derby Race Sequence

    2018 Kentucky Derby Race Sequence

    Relive Justify's victory in the 2018 Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Kentucky Derby Wrap

    Kentucky Derby Wrap

    Claire Crosby recaps the 144th Kentucky Derby, which saw Justify capture the roses despite the sloppy conditions and the curse of Apollo.

  • Justify works seven furlongs in 1:25 1/5 at Santa Anita Park

    Justify Logs Final Derby Workout at Santa Anita

    China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners, Starlight Racing, and WinStar Farm's Justify put in his final timed work for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) at his Santa Anita Park home base April 27.

  • Champion Good Magic has settled in at Churchill Downs

    Top Trainers Take Momentum Into Kentucky Derby

    The three trainers who accounted for the six winners of the 170-point Road to the Kentucky Derby races contested in the United States sounded confident April 26 when they gathered for an NTRA teleconference call with media members.

  • Trainer Bob Baffert during early morning workouts at Santa Anita

    Interview: Baffert Looking Forward to Derby Week

    Tom Pedulla is interviewing prominent owners, trainers and jockeys for America's Best Racing as they travel the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on May 5 at Churchill Downs.

  • Hoppertunity wins the Tokyo City Cup at Santa Anita

    Hoppertunity Dominant in Tokyo City Cup

    Even though he only took command of the race officially as he entered the third and final turn of the 1 1/2-mile dirt test, the 7-year-old son of Any Given Saturday never looked in danger of losing April 8 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Justify wins the Santa Anita Derby

    Justify Powers to Santa Anita Derby Victory

    Multiple grade 1 winner Bolt d'Oro did his best to cut into the large lead Justify built on the front end in the final turn of the 1 1/8-mile test at Santa Anita Park, but that powerful stride just kept forging on.

  • Restoring Hope (inside) works in company with Solomini at Santa Anita Park

    Restoring Hope to Make Stakes Debut in Wood Memorial

    A game of musical preps includes the entry of Gary and Mary West's homebred Restoring Hope in the Wood Memorial, sending the son of Giant's Causeway cross-country off a maiden win in a last-minute bid to gain points to run in the Kentucky Derby.

  • McKinzie schools March 8 at Santa Anita Park

    McKinzie to Miss Santa Anita Derby

    Baffert said something isn't quite right with the Street Sense colt, who last out edged Bolt d'Oro in the March 10 San Felipe Stakes (G2) but was disqualified to second for interference in late stretch.