February 15, 2013 - 10:30am
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...
March 21, 2011 - 9:45am
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...
March 18, 2011 - 9:45am
Derby contenders compete in the Grade 2 $300,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park.
The Grade 2 $300,000 Rebel Stakes, which runs at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas on Saturday, will be the deciding factor in whether or not The Factor continues on toward the Kentucky Derby. The colt has won his last two races, which includes the Grade 2 San Vicente Stakes. He is an...