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  • Justify gallops under Humberto Gomez June 1 at Churchill Downs

    Justify, Belmont Challengers Gallop at Churchill

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) and Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Justify schooled in the starting gate and galloped about 1 1/8 miles June 1 as he prepares for a sweep of the Triple Crown in the June 9 Belmont Stakes (G1).

  • Bob Baffert stable pony Sunny, with Jimmy Barnes up, leads Justify, Martin Garcia up, on the track May 29 at Churchill Downs

    Baffert Pony Sunny Provides More Than Good Looks

    The Bob Baffert horses were heading onto the track under the supervision of his assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes. ... Barnes' horse was a vision of perfection: a beautiful burnished palomino whose coat gleamed in the sunlight.

  • Justify gallops May 24 in his return to the track at Churchill Downs

    Justify Impresses in Return to the Track

    Those who watched dual classic winner Justify head to the track May 24 for his first bit of training since his victory in the May 19 Preakness Stakes (G1) were impressed at the unbeaten chestnut colt's ability to keep such rigors at bay.

  • 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.

  • Dream Tree (inside) holds off a closing Midnight Bisou in the Desi Arnaz Stakes at Del Mar

    Dream Tree Holds Off Midnight Bisou in Desi Arnaz

    Just more than three weeks after their debut race, when Dream Tree held off a closing Midnight Bisou by a desperate nose at Santa Anita Park, the stage was set again during the stretch run in the $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes Nov. 18 at Del Mar.

  • Arrogate works a half-mile at Santa Anita in :49 3/5 with Rafael Bejarano aboard

    Baffert Sees 'Big Improvements' in Arrogate

    Traveling over the Santa Anita Park main track by himself the morning of Sept. 18, Arrogate, with Rafael Bejarano aboard, worked a half-mile in :49 3/5, cutting splits of :12 2/5 and :25 1/5 before galloping out to five furlongs in 1:02 3/5. 

  • Abel Tasman grinds out a win in the CCA Oaks

    Gutsy Move Gets Abel Tasman CCA Oaks Win

    A gusty move to the front of the six-horse field on Abel Tasman from jockey Mike Smith after the first quarter-mile earned the Quality Road filly her third consecutive grade 1 victory in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1).

  • Arrogate - Gulfstream Park, January 24, 2017

    Arrogate Gets First Look at Gulfstream Park

    Less than 15 hours after arriving in South Florida for his 4-year-old debut in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28, Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Arrogate got his first look at Gulfstream Park's main track Jan. 25.

  • Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes leads Arrogate off the van at Gulfstream Park <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/-At-the-Races-2017/i-8JjGvpn">Order This Photo</a>

    Arrogate Arrives at Gulfstream Park

    Juddmonte Farms' Arrogate arrived at Gulfstream Park the afternoon of Jan. 24 and settled in for his upcoming rematch with two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1).

  • Cupid wins West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer

    Well-Traveled Cupid Takes West Virginia Derby

    Michael Tabor, Susan Magnier, and Derrick Smith's Cupid, no worse for wear after his second trip from California in a month, dominated nine other 3-year-olds in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 6 at Mountaineer.

  • Cupid defeats The Player in Indiana Derby

    Cupid Guts Out Victory in Indiana Derby

    Cupid, whose last win came in the Rebel Stakes (gr. II) in March, rebounded from two disappointing efforts to gut out a victory in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino the evening of July 16.

  • A Morning in the Kentucky Sun

    It was just me, American Pharoah, and Jimmy Barnes with not another soul around in as intimate a moment as I could ever recall with a Derby favorite.

  • American Pharoah gets acquainted with the Saratoga track.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-zfNS3xL">Order This Photo</a>

    American Pharoah Takes Easy Gallop at Spa

    If you blinked, you might have missed it. American Pharoah was on the Saratoga Race Course main track for all of five minutes for an easy gallop Aug. 27. It was the Triple Crown winner's first time on the track.

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    American Pharoah Arrives at Saratoga

    Triple Crown winner American Pharoah stepped off the van at Saratoga Race Course at precisely 3 p.m. Aug. 26 for his next assignment, the $1.6 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) coming up Aug. 29.

  • American Pharoah at Monmouth Park

    Sharp American Pharoah Ready for Return

    Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes said American Pharoah is "on the sharper side" for the Haskell, his first race since his smooth-striding 5 1/2-length Belmont Stakes (gr. I) triumph June 6 at Belmont Park.

  • American Pharoah, at Monmouth Park

    After Anxious Moment, American Pharoah Cool

    Other than an anxious moment while walking to the Monmouth Park paddock for a schooling session, American Pharoah quickly settled down as he prepares for the Aug. 2 William Hill Haskell Invitational Stakes (gr. I).

  • American Pharoah Arrives at Monmouth

    American Pharoah arrived on the East Coast safe and sound July 29, after traveling from Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert's California base to Monmouth Park where he will run in the Aug. 1 Haskell Invitational (gr. I).

  • American Pharoah parades at Santa Anita June 27, 2015.

    American Pharoah Parades at Santa Anita

    Even with a pair of grade I races on Santa Anita Park's final Saturday of its spring meeting, the star June 27 was indisputable. American Pharoah was on display on the unusually-muggy Southern California afternoon.

  • American Pharoah receives a bath after arriving at Churchill Downs June 7.

    'Pharoah' Settles In Well at Churchill Downs

    Zayat Stables' American Pharoah shipped well the morning of June 7 from New York to Churchill Downs, where he arrived early afternoon with more than 100 fans and members of the media waiting at the barn.

  • American Pharoah galloped at Belmont Park on Thursday.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2015-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-147/i-TsD6Qvv">Order This Photo</a>

    American Pharoah Flawless in Preparation

    American Pharoah continued his flawless preparations for the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) in his second day over the track at Belmont Park, powering through a stellar gallop and then schooling calmly in the paddock.