February 15, 2013 - 9:30am
Bob Baffert
Trainer is gearing up for May at Derby preps across the country
This time each year, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert's Kentucky Derby prospects begin to flourish at tracks across the country.Times haven’t changed.Baffert appears loaded with talented, promising 3-year-olds again this season, and many of them will take a major step toward May in races...
September 27, 2012 - 7:56am
Bob Baffert
Stars from the barns of Bill Mott and Bob Baffert headline races on both coasts
Will it be a tale of two top trainers on a weekend with Breeders’ Cup buzz from coast to coast?Key “Win and You’re In” races at Belmont and Santa Anita will help define the lineup for this year’s World Championships. Winners of the graded stakes punch their ticket to...
August 21, 2012 - 1:20pm
An injury to the colt's left shoulder, likely suffered during training, ends his racing career.
Bodemeister, second in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, has been retired due to an injury, WinStar Farm announced Tuesday.According to WinStar’s press release, trainer Bob Baffert said the injury to Bodemeister’s left shoulder likely occurred a couple of weeks ago during...
May 22, 2012 - 9:00am
The Kentucky Derby has seen it's share of legends- and almost too much in the background is the horse trainer. Here I look at the most winningest trainers in the history of the Derby.
Yesterday, I took a look at the most winningest jockeys in the history of the Kentucky Derby. However in truth, that’s only part of the story in regards to the people involved in a horse winning the run for the roses. One can’t ignore the incredible importance and stress placed on the...
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Contested wins, sets new stakes record.
Martin Garcia, aboard the favored Contested won the Grade III, $100,000 added Eight Belles for trainer Bob Baffert in a stakes record 1:21.29 over Good Deed and Always Here Too on Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill Downs.