Game On Dude will not defend his title in Saturday’s $750,000 Santa
Anita Handicap and will make his next start in the $10 million Dubai
World Cup on March 31, trainer Bob Baffert said on Wednesday.
“He’s not running,” Baffert said. “He’s going to Dubai.”
Baffert said he may not have a runner in the Big Cap, a race he has won
the last two years. Prayer for Relief, a three-time graded stakes
winner last year, may also pass the race, he said. Baffert had until
later on Wednesday morning to decide whether Prayer for Relief will