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.
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
The bay daughter of Medaglia d'Oro out of Liszy by A.P. Indy ran the one and one-eight mile on the fast main track in 1:49.50, a neck ahead of longshot St. John's River with Rosie Napravnik aboard.
Bob Baffert's Plum Pretty carried Martin Garcia to victory in the 137th renewal of the Kentucky Oaks before 110,122 race fans at Churchill Downs today — the third largest crowd in Oaks Day history.
March 21, 2011 - 8:45am
The Factor proves much the best with an impressive win in the Rebel Stakes.
The Factor dominated the Grade 2 $300,000 Rebel Stakes this weekend and made it known that he will be a factor for all others to contend with in the Kentucky Derby. Stretching out to two turns for the first time, The Factor, trained by Bob Baffert, showed that he was not just a sprinter and could...
November 5, 2010 - 5:05pm
Three-time Derby winning jockey Calvin Borel confronts Javier Castellano during heated inquiry.
During a heated inquiry following the Breeders' Cup Marathon, three-time Kentucky Derby winner Calvin Borel confronted Javier Castellano, who was aboard Prince Will I Am.
Castellano cut off Romp with jock Martin Garcia and was disqualified following the Stewards' Inquiry.
Borel and Castellano...