Keyword: Bob Baffert

  • Contested Favored to Ring Belles

    Contested, a lightly raced daughter of Ghostzapper from the Bob Baffert barn is the 2-1 morning-line favorite for the May 4 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.

  • Liaison breezing at Churchill Downs 4/30/2012.
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    Liaison Turns in Final Derby Breeze

    Arnold Zetcher's Liaison, winner of the 2011 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), breezed five furlongs in 1:00 4/5 under jockey Martin Garcia at Churchill Downs April 30 in preparation for the May 5 Kentucky Derby.

  • Plum Pretty

    Plum Pretty Confirmed for La Troienne

    Last year's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Plum Pretty has been confirmed by owner John Fort as a starter in the La Troienne (gr. II) at Churchill Downs May 4, the same day as this year's Run for the Lilies.

  • Bodemeister

    Bloodlines Bode Well for Bodemeister

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />The style of victory of Empire Maker's son Bodemeister in the Arkansas Derby raised the possibility that his sire is not yet done with North America's premier classic.

  • 'And They're Off' Film Released on DVD May 1

    'And They're Off,' a feature film comedy that centers around the world of a Thoroughbred horse trainer, will be released on DVD May 1 to coincide with Kentucky Derby week.

  • Mamma Kimbo

    Mamma Kimbo Out of Oaks; Sacristy In

    John Fort's Mamma Kimbo, who was slated to run in the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, will instead be pointed to the May 18 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) at Pimlico.

  • Bodemeister on the track at Churchill Downs.

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    Bodemeister Drills 5 Furlongs at Churchill

    Zayat Stables' Bodemeister, impressive winner of the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), breezed five-eighths of a mile in 1:00 4/5 at Churchill Downs the morning of April 24 in preparation for the Kentucky Derby.

  • Eden&#39;s Moon

    Eden's Moon Works 5F in 1:00 Flat

    The Bob Baffert-trained Eden's Moon worked five furlongs in 1:00 flat over a fast track at Santa Anita Park April 22 in preparation for the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).

  • Secret Circle

    Injured Secret Circle Out of Derby

    Four-time stakes winner Secret Circle, most recently runner-up to stablemate Bodemeister in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), will miss up to four months with a sesamoid injury, co-owner Mike Pegram confirmed April 19.

  • Princess Arabella

    Undefeated Princess Arabella Retired

    Undefeated Princess Arabella, decisive winner of the Sunland Park Oaks, will not advance to the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). The daughter of Any Given Saturday will instead be retired, according to trainer Bob Baffert.

  • Bodemeister is all alone at the finish of the Arkansas Derby.

    Bodemeister Blasts Off in Arkansas Derby

    Bodemeister, needing a victory in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) to take the next step on the Triple Crown trail, produced an emphatic triumph in the $1 million race at Oaklawn Park April 14.

  • Bodemeister

    Baffert Has the Favorites for Arkansas Derby

    Trainer Bob Baffert looks to continue his strong run of recent success at Oaklawn Park when he saddles Bodemeister and Secret Circle, the morning line favorites for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) April 14.

  • Take Control Returns to Work Tab, Again

    Take Control, the first foal out of 2002 Horse of Year Azeri and a $1.9 million purchase for Kaleem Shah in 2009, recorded his first work in more than seven months April 5 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Bodemeister

    Bodemeister Drills Rapid Six Panels

    Zayat Stables' Bodemeister turned in a sensational work for the April 14 Arkansas Derby (gr. I), drilling six furlongs in a bullet 1:10 2/5 at Santa Anita Park under jockey Rafael Bejarano.

  • Game On Dude and Chantal Sutherland draw a crowd Friday morning at Meydan.

    Schiappa Has Confidence in the 'Dude'

    Game On Dude co-owner handled the media with ease while trainer Bob Baffert was hospitalized. Now that Baffert has been released, Schiappa is confident Game On Dude is ready for a strong showing in the Dubai World Cup.

  • Giant Ryan

    Giant Ryan, The Factor Go for the Gold

    Giant Ryan and The Factor, the U.S. representatives in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, have worked well on the Tapeta surface at Meydan Racecourse and appear primed for big efforts.

  • Bob Baffert

    Baffert Released From Dubai Hospital

    Trainer Bob Baffert was released from a Dubai Hospital March 29, three days after suffering a heart attack following his arrival in the United Arab Emirates to manage his horses for the World Cup.

  • Secret Circle

    Secret Circle Drills Sharp 5F at Santa Anita

    Rebel Stakes (gr. II) winner Secret Circle remains on edge for his expected start in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) following a bullet five-furlong drill in :58 2/5 at Santa Anita Park March 29.

  • Edens Moon

    Eden's Moon, Reneesgotzip in SA Oaks Rematch

    Reneesgotzip couldn't keep up with Eden's Moon in the recent Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) but the speedy filly will get another chance when they meet again in the $300,000 Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I) March 31.

  • Princess Arabella wins The Sunland Park Oaks.

    Nearly Deja Vu in the Sunland Park Oaks

    It nearly was for Peachtree Stable and trainer Bob Baffert March 25 when Princess Arabella ran off to win the Sunland Park Oaks at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino by eight lengths while never tested.

  • Game On Dude

    American Horses Land Safely in Dubai

    America's contenders for the $27 million Dubai World Cup program, including champion Royal Delta and multiple grade I winner Game On Dude, have landed safely in Dubai and are in good health after the long flight from Florida.

  • Secret Circle comes home strong to win the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn.

    Secret Circle Hands Baffert Another Rebel Win

    Secret Circle handed trainer Bob Baffert his third consecutive victory in the Rebel Stakes (gr. II), taking over from Scatman in mid-stretch and holding off a late run by longshot Optimizer to score the $500,000 event.

  • Ellafitz tries for her first grade I victory in the Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes.

    Santa Margarita: Ellafitz Seeks Grade I Glory

    On a three-race stakes winning streak for trainer Bob Baffert, Ellafitz will go for her first grade I victory against five opponents in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes (gr. I) March 17 at Santa Anita.

  • Eden&#39;s Moon finishes strong to win the Las Virgenes Stakes.

    Eden's Moon Shines Bright in Las Virgenes

    Eden's Moon took a major step toward the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) when she drew away from 6-5 favorite Reneesgotzip in the homestretch to take the $250,000 Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) in her stakes debut March 3 at Santa Anita.