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Staten Island Advance
Predictions and TV info for today's Travers Stakes. Hint: Expect the unexpectedstarter geared for a big one off the post-Curlin four-week layoff. Watch the bo
Predictions and TV info for today's Travers Stakes. Hint: Expect the unexpected
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 hours ago
starter geared for a big one off the post-Curlin four-week layoff. Watch the board on this one. American Freedom at 6-1 (Bob Baffert/Rafael Bejarano) Baffert's late-bloomer hung on for second despite looking uncomfortable with the footing in the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Travers field reduced to 13 with Majesto scratchthat. But this year, the experience of arriving for the Grade 1 Travers is noth
Travers field reduced to 13 with Majesto scratch
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
that. But this year, the experience of arriving for the Grade 1 Travers is nothing like last year for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. "It's a totally different vibe this time," said Baffert, who arrived for the 146th Travers with Triple Crown... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Class field offers plenty of betting options for Traversand provide the race with class. In addition to the two classic winners, colts
Class field offers plenty of betting options for Travers
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 hours ago
and provide the race with class. In addition to the two classic winners, colts from the barns of Hall of Fame trainers Bob Baffert and Steve Asmussen also are entered. The top two trainers at Saratoga this summer, Chad Brown and Todd Pletcher,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Exaggerator to test Saratoga's reputation as the Graveyard of ChampionsHall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert dismisses Saratoga Race Course’s reputation as
Exaggerator to test Saratoga's reputation as the Graveyard of Champions
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert dismisses Saratoga Race Course’s reputation as the Graveyard of Champions, even after his American Pharoah joined the list of greats to lose here when he bowed in the Travers Stakes last August. “I think a lot of it... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
HORSE RACING: Exaggerator seeks Travers Stakes titleExaggerator, who turned in the worst performance of his career in the Belmont w
HORSE RACING: Exaggerator seeks Travers Stakes title
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted yesterday
Exaggerator, who turned in the worst performance of his career in the Belmont when he finished 11th. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert returns to Saratoga for this edition of the Travers with two promising colts in American Freedom and... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Borel looking forward to Saturday return at Ellis Park; Travers showdown setshould provide some pace. Last year, Triple Crown winner and Breeders’ Cup Cla
Borel looking forward to Saturday return at Ellis Park; Travers showdown set
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
should provide some pace. Last year, Triple Crown winner and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner American Pharoah, trained by Bob Baffert, lost just one race, and it was a hard-fought second to Keen Ice in the Travers. This year, Baffert brings two... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
WALLY HALL: Oaklawn thrives years after dour outlookWinStar Farms, which owns Creator -- was quoted in the news release about what
WALLY HALL: Oaklawn thrives years after dour outlook
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
WinStar Farms, which owns Creator -- was quoted in the news release about what a great track Oaklawn is, but he also said: "Bob Baffert has used it [Oaklawn] for a decade." Yes, the world's most famous trainer ships several horses to Oaklawn, and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Oaklawn thrives years after dour outlookWinStar Farms, which owns Creator -- was quoted in the news release about what
Oaklawn thrives years after dour outlook
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
WinStar Farms, which owns Creator -- was quoted in the news release about what a great track Oaklawn is, but he also said: "Bob Baffert has used it [Oaklawn] for a decade." Yes, the world's most famous trainer ships several horses to Oaklawn, and... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiringand makes their mile-and-a-quarter journey that much easier through his actions
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiring
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted yesterday
and makes their mile-and-a-quarter journey that much easier through his actions and knowing how to handle them. As Bob Baffert, American Pharoah’s trainer, told me late last year, “(Victor) knew he was riding something super special. When... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiringand makes their mile-and-a-quarter journey that much easier through his actions
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiring
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted yesterday
and makes their mile-and-a-quarter journey that much easier through his actions and knowing how to handle them. As Bob Baffert, American Pharoah’s trainer, told me late last year, “(Victor) knew he was riding something super special. When... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiringand makes their mile-and-a-quarter journey that much easier through his actions
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiring
San Bernardino Sun / Posted yesterday
and makes their mile-and-a-quarter journey that much easier through his actions and knowing how to handle them. As Bob Baffert, American Pharoah’s trainer, told me late last year, “(Victor) knew he was riding something super special. When... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiringand makes their mile-and-a-quarter journey that much easier through his actions
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiring
Pasadena Star-News / Posted yesterday
and makes their mile-and-a-quarter journey that much easier through his actions and knowing how to handle them. As Bob Baffert, American Pharoah’s trainer, told me late last year, “(Victor) knew he was riding something super special. When... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiringand makes their mile-and-a-quarter journey that much easier through his actions
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiring
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted yesterday
and makes their mile-and-a-quarter journey that much easier through his actions and knowing how to handle them. As Bob Baffert, American Pharoah’s trainer, told me late last year, “(Victor) knew he was riding something super special. When... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Field of 14 heading to gate in Saturday’s Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Coursebecause a division title hangs in the balance. "Totally different scene," agre
Field of 14 heading to gate in Saturday’s Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
because a division title hangs in the balance. "Totally different scene," agreed American Pharoah's Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, who seemed like a shoo-in to win it until Keen Ice got up late at the Graveyard of Champions. "The race is... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Figure on the max for Travers fieldsaid. "I just hope he doesn't stumble out of the gate like he did last time."
Figure on the max for Travers field
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
said. "I just hope he doesn't stumble out of the gate like he did last time." Also on Sunday, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said that he would be sending two horses — Haskell runner-up American Freedom and the lightly raced Arrogate, who... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California Chrome blows away field in Pacific ClassicI opened up two or three lengths right away.” Beholder’s jockey, Gary Stevens,
California Chrome blows away field in Pacific Classic
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
I opened up two or three lengths right away.” Beholder’s jockey, Gary Stevens, said he was hoping Dortmund’s trainer, Bob Baffert, would have told jockey Rafael Bejarano to put pressure on California Chrome from the start. “Victor was... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Pacific Classic could be one of the best races in years at Del MarEspinoza riding, is trying to become the first Kentucky Derby champion to win t
Pacific Classic could be one of the best races in years at Del Mar
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
Espinoza riding, is trying to become the first Kentucky Derby champion to win the Pacific Classic. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert brings in the second choice, the powerful Dortmund (5-2). The only horses ever to beat him are Derby champs... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Community leaders discuss LMPD fatal shooting and crime preventionseems to have moved on to a discussion of whether unbeaten Nyquist can win a Tr
Community leaders discuss LMPD fatal shooting and crime prevention
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
seems to have moved on to a discussion of whether unbeaten Nyquist can win a Triple Crown. Last year's Preakness winner, Bob Baffert, says he'll be surprised if he doesn't. Nyquist's trainer, Doug O'Neill, isn't quite ready to turn that... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Favored California Chrome draws No. 1 post for Pacific Classicwon 17 of 23, with a pair of Breeders’ Cup wins and three Eclipse Awards to her
Favored California Chrome draws No. 1 post for Pacific Classic
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
won 17 of 23, with a pair of Breeders’ Cup wins and three Eclipse Awards to her credit. Dortmund can’t be overlooked. The Bob Baffert-trained colt has run 11 career races and lost only three, all to Kentucky Derby winners. American Pharoah beat... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Klimt gives Bob Baffert his eighth win in Best Pal StakesHall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is at it again. He knows how to get owners dre
Klimt gives Bob Baffert his eighth win in Best Pal Stakes
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is at it again. He knows how to get owners dreaming about the Kentucky Derby. The 2-year-old Klimt gave Baffert his eighth victory in the $200,000 Best Pal Stakes on Saturday at Del Mar. Klimt came away with a 2... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Off to the races: Saratoga blends traditional, modernBobby Flay of the Food Channel fame races horses here. The celebrities of the
Off to the races: Saratoga blends traditional, modern
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Bobby Flay of the Food Channel fame races horses here. The celebrities of the horse racing world come here, too. I’ve seen Bob Baffert, who trained American Pharaoh, standing in the paddock offering advice to his jockey. I’ve seen Hall of Fame... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
W.Va. Derby profiles$880,553 Kentucky-bred: Tapit Pretty 'n Smart (Beau Genius) Foaled: May 19, 2
W.Va. Derby profiles
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 22 days ago
$880,553 Kentucky-bred: Tapit Pretty 'n Smart (Beau Genius) Foaled: May 19, 2013 Jockey: Rafael Bejarano Trainer: Bob Baffert Co-owners: Michael B. Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier, and Derrick Smith Comments: Multiple Grade 2 winner, via the... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Cupid is the one to beat at West Virginia Derbygallops under exercise rise Luke Patton on both Wednesday and Thursday at Mount
Cupid is the one to beat at West Virginia Derby
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 22 days ago
gallops under exercise rise Luke Patton on both Wednesday and Thursday at Mountaineer. The colt's trainer, Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, has done exceptionally well with prior West Virginia Derby contenders. Baffert won back-to-back editions of the... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Cupid is the one to beat at the Derbyexercise rise Luke Patton on both Wednesday and Thursday of this week at Mounta
Cupid is the one to beat at the Derby
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 22 days ago
exercise rise Luke Patton on both Wednesday and Thursday of this week at Mountaineer. The colt's trainer, Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, has done exceptionally well with prior West Virginia Derby contenders. Baffert won back-to-back editions of the... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Wilson: All the stars won’t be out for Pacific Classic at Del MarAug. 20 that could potentially have included defending champion Beholder, 2014
Wilson: All the stars won’t be out for Pacific Classic at Del Mar
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 22 days ago
Aug. 20 that could potentially have included defending champion Beholder, 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome and the Bob Baffert-trained Dortmund, who was on the verge of making his season’s debut in time to make a major splash during the... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Wilson: All the stars won’t be out for Pacific Classic at Del MarAug. 20 that could potentially have included defending champion Beholder, 2014
Wilson: All the stars won’t be out for Pacific Classic at Del Mar
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Aug. 20 that could potentially have included defending champion Beholder, 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome and the Bob Baffert-trained Dortmund, who was on the verge of making his season’s debut in time to make a major splash during the... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Wilson: All the stars won’t be out for Pacific Classic at Del MarAug. 20 that could potentially have included defending champion Beholder, 2014
Wilson: All the stars won’t be out for Pacific Classic at Del Mar
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Aug. 20 that could potentially have included defending champion Beholder, 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome and the Bob Baffert-trained Dortmund, who was on the verge of making his season’s debut in time to make a major splash during the... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
West Virginia Derby lures a full fieldGrand Race Course - will be the likely West Virginia Derby post-time favorite.
West Virginia Derby lures a full field
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 25 days ago
Grand Race Course - will be the likely West Virginia Derby post-time favorite. The colt is trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, who won the 2010-11 editions of the West Virginia Derby with Concord Point and Prayer for Relief. Cupid will be... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
West Virginia Derby lures a full fieldIndiana Grand Race Course will be the likely West Virginia Derby post-time favo
West Virginia Derby lures a full field
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 25 days ago
Indiana Grand Race Course will be the likely West Virginia Derby post-time favorite. The colt is trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, who won the 2010-11 editions of the West Virginia Derby with Concord Point and Prayer for Relief. Cupid will be... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
WV Derby greater by the dozenIndiana Grand Race Course will be the likely West Virginia Derby post-time favo
WV Derby greater by the dozen
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Indiana Grand Race Course will be the likely West Virginia Derby post-time favorite. The colt is trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, who won the 2010-11 editions of the West Virginia Derby with Concord Point and Prayer for Relief. Cupid will be... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Exaggerator blows by Nyquist, againeven-money favorite Nyquist, Exaggerator returned $7.20, $4 and $3. American Fr
Exaggerator blows by Nyquist, again
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
even-money favorite Nyquist, Exaggerator returned $7.20, $4 and $3. American Freedom, trained by eight-time Haskell winner Bob Baffert, returned $5.20 and $3.60. Sunny Ridge paid $5 to show. American Pharoah won the Haskell last year, his first... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Exaggerator storms past Derby winner Nyquist in Haskellbehind even-money favorite Nyquist and returned $7.20, $4 and $3. American Free
Exaggerator storms past Derby winner Nyquist in Haskell
Lake Placid News / Posted 26 days ago
behind even-money favorite Nyquist and returned $7.20, $4 and $3. American Freedom, trained by eight-time Haskell winner Bob Baffert, returned $5.20 and $3.60. Sunny Ridge paid $5 to show. "We're just so proud of him," trainer Keith Desormeaux's... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Exaggerator storms past Derby winner Nyquist to win Haskelleven-money favorite Nyquist, Exaggerator returned $7.20, $4 and $3. American Fr
Exaggerator storms past Derby winner Nyquist to win Haskell
Lake Placid News / Posted 26 days ago
even-money favorite Nyquist, Exaggerator returned $7.20, $4 and $3. American Freedom, trained by eight-time Haskell winner Bob Baffert, returned $5.20 and $3.60. Sunny Ridge paid $5 to show. A year ago, American Pharoah made a triumphant return in... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Strong finish propels Exaggerator to victoryevaporate in the stretch with a late brush that flared old tensions. The loss
Strong finish propels Exaggerator to victory
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
evaporate in the stretch with a late brush that flared old tensions. The loss was rare for American Freedom trainer Bob Baffert, who’d won five of the last six Haskells and a record eight overall. Bejarano filed an objection over the brush... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Exaggerator bests Nyquistbehind even-money favorite Nyquist and returned $7.20, $4 and $3. American Free
Exaggerator bests Nyquist
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
behind even-money favorite Nyquist and returned $7.20, $4 and $3. American Freedom, trained by eight-time Haskell winner Bob Baffert, returned $5.20 and $3.60. Sunny Ridge paid $5 to show. A year ago, American Pharoah made a triumphant return in... Read more
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Philly.com
Exaggerator gets another sloppy winof competition, a really strong group with the top three Derby finishers and Am
Exaggerator gets another sloppy win
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
of competition, a really strong group with the top three Derby finishers and American Freedom, an improving colt trained by Bob Baffert who was going for his ninth Haskell win. "Keith just said if we were going to be the best, win the 3-year-old... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Departing back for moreGrade 1 winner Brody's Cause, trained by Dale L. Romans, and the multiple Grade
Departing back for more
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 27 days ago
Grade 1 winner Brody's Cause, trained by Dale L. Romans, and the multiple Grade 2 winner Cupid, trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert . . . S'maverlous, winner of the Grade 2 New Orleans Handicap at Fair Grounds this past March, appears definite... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Haskell field includes Derby, Preakness winnersSunday's 49th running of the Haskell: Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist vs. Preakne
Haskell field includes Derby, Preakness winners
Lake Placid News / Posted 27 days ago
Sunday's 49th running of the Haskell: Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist vs. Preakness winner Exaggerator, with Pharoah trainer Bob Baffert in the mix with American Freedom. "I have to tell the truth," Kulina said this week. "A year ago Sunday driving... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Stellar Wind stuns Beholder at Del Mar25. Home Run Kitten (Joe Talamo, 8-1) was fourth in that race. Subtle Indian tr
Stellar Wind stuns Beholder at Del Mar
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
25. Home Run Kitten (Joe Talamo, 8-1) was fourth in that race. Subtle Indian trainer Robertino Diodoro got his first Del Mar stakes victory last Sunday in the California Dreamin’ Stakes. Bob Baffert trains Lord Nelson and pacesetter Justin Sq... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist the favorite at Haskell Invitationalthose three were trailing American Freedom, the Iowa Derby victor who is 3-1 in
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist the favorite at Haskell Invitational
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
those three were trailing American Freedom, the Iowa Derby victor who is 3-1 in the morning line. His Hall of Fame trainer, Bob Baffert, owns victories in five of the last six editions of the Haskell for a record eight wins. Doug O’Neill, Nyquist’s... Read more
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Daily Record
Haskell Invitational could be a special race with this lineuphave run in the Haskell. The race also has the late-developing and talented Am
Haskell Invitational could be a special race with this lineup
Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
have run in the Haskell. The race also has the late-developing and talented American Freedom, trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, who has made the Haskell his personal ATM machine. Baffert has won the Haskell a record eight times and five of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Horse racing: Baffert seeks ninth Haskell victory - More SportsIt is not often Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert brings a horse to the Grade I
Horse racing: Baffert seeks ninth Haskell victory - More Sports
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 28 days ago
It is not often Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert brings a horse to the Grade I $1 million Betfair.com Haskell Invitational that is not the center of attention. Those honors belong to Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist and Preakness winner Exaggerator.... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Haskell field includes Derby, Preakness winnersSunday's 49th running of the Haskell: Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist vs. Preakne
Haskell field includes Derby, Preakness winners
Lake Placid News / Posted 28 days ago
Sunday's 49th running of the Haskell: Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist vs. Preakness winner Exaggerator, with Pharoah trainer Bob Baffert in the mix with American Freedom. "I have to tell the truth," Kulina said this week. "A year ago Sunday driving... Read more
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Philly.com
Nyquist back on track for Haskelland Gun Runner ran 1-2-3 in the Kentucky Derby. On the last Sunday of July, tho
Nyquist back on track for Haskell
Philly.com / Posted 29 days ago
and Gun Runner ran 1-2-3 in the Kentucky Derby. On the last Sunday of July, those three and a horse capable of giving Bob Baffert his ninth Haskell Invitational win will convene at Monmouth Park for the $1 million race, a signature event of... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
No Pharoah this time, but Sunday's Haskell shapes up as a big race anywaywill get the opportunity to knock off Derby winner, and Haskell favorite, Nyqui
No Pharoah this time, but Sunday's Haskell shapes up as a big race anyway
Staten Island Advance / Posted 29 days ago
will get the opportunity to knock off Derby winner, and Haskell favorite, Nyquist. There's also the intrigue of Bob Baffert trained entrant, American Freedom, a one-time $500,000 yearling who some people are very high on. Then there's... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Odds, post positions and TV information for Sunday's Haskell Invitational at MonmouthNYQUIST DOUG O'NEILL/GUTIERREZ 6-5 2 SUNNY RIDGE JASON SERVIS/JUAREZ 20-1 3 A
Odds, post positions and TV information for Sunday's Haskell Invitational at Monmouth
Staten Island Advance / Posted 29 days ago
NYQUIST DOUG O'NEILL/GUTIERREZ 6-5 2 SUNNY RIDGE JASON SERVIS/JUAREZ 20-1 3 AWESOME SLEW EDDIE PLESA/LOPEZ 15-1 4 GUN RUNNER STEVE ASMUSSEN/GEROUX 4-1 5 AMERICAN FREEDOM BOB BAFFERT/BEJARANO 3-1 6 EXAGGERATOR KEITH DESORMEUAX/DESOR... Read more
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