Ticker
  • Keen Ice shocks American Pharoah in the Travers.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Flintshire flaunts his class in the Grade 1 Sword Dancer.Posted 19 hours ago
  • Nothing but a walk in the park for Private Zone in the Grade 1 Forego.Posted 20 hours ago
  • Runhappy runs them off their feet in the Grade 1 King's Bishop.Posted 21 hours ago
  • Unbridled Forever storms to victory in the Grade 1 Ballerina.Posted 21 hours ago
  • Sheer Drama makes her claim as the East's best mare with a Personal Ensign win.Posted 22 hours ago
  • Lubash runs by King Kreesa to score in the West Point.Posted 1 day ago
  • Sudden Surprise much the best in the Funny Cide.Posted 1 day ago
  • Stormy Regatta a game winner of the Riskaverse.Posted 2 days ago
  • Da Big Hoss roles down the lane to score in the John's Call.Posted 3 days ago

Baffert Loves the Breeders' Cup

Bob Baffert
It’s been nearly three decades since Bob Baffert had a vision that led him to become one of the leading Thoroughbred trainers of his generation.

“The Breeders’ Cup is what got me to switch from Quarter Horses to Thoroughbreds,” said Santa Anita’s 11-time training champion, who sends out probable favorite Game On Dude in this year’s $5 million Classic at The Great Race Place on Nov. 2.

“I watched the first Breeders’ Cup at Hollywood Park (in 1984) on television, and I thought, ‘Man, I’d like that. I could do that.”

And do that he did. The 60-year-old Hall of Fame trainer not only has won the Kentucky Derby three times, he has eight Breeders’ Cup wins on his extensive resume, and hopes to add more when the 30th Breeders’ Cup World Championships are run at Santa Anita Nov. 1 and 2.

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories