Don Palmer and Bob Baedeker watched Salty Sarah, a
5-year-old mare owned by their Live Your Dream Racing Stable, work five
furlongs in 59.40 seconds Sunday for trainer Bob Baffert.
Palmer is the founder of and Baedeker the consultant for the
syndicate, which began with Baffert claiming Salty Sarah for $12,500 last year.
“She has won three of four races since the claim and earned
about $92,000,” said Baedeker of their auspicious debut.
Palmer, 77, has fond memories of Hollywood Park. He said he
first attended races here in 1953 and remembered seeing such stars as George
Raft, Betty Grable and Harry James.
In 1975, he became an owner and won his first race here with
Front Cover, ridden by Fernando Toro for trainer Tom Blincoe.
“Life is short…It’s past time to begin to ‘Live Your
Dream,’” said Palmer of his latest endeavor.