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Triple Crown Champ American Pharoah To Return To Santa Anita This Week

Triple Crown hero American Pharoah is set to return home to Santa Anita nearly two weeks after achieving racing history.


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Baffert Comes To Defense Of American Pharoah Owner

Baffert said some people are “jealous” of Zayat’s good fortune of owning a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner about to attempt to win the Triple Crown.


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Top 3 Picks of the 2015 Kentucky Derby

If you’re a bettor, this is the place to read about the sleeper of the Kentucky Derby.


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Dortmund Takes Undefeated Streak To Santa Anita Derby

Bob Baffert has two outstanding colts and another promising one in his barn a month before the Kentucky Derby.


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Top 5 Contenders For 2015 Kentucky Derby

With less than two months to 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2. Contenders this year will include Dortmund, American Pharoah and Upstart. Could one of these 3-year-olds finally break the 37-year drought of a Triple Crown? California Chrome was close but didn’t have enough to beat Tonalist in the mile-and-a-half Belmont Stakes in New York. Dortmund is proving he is the best Derby contender after dominating the San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita and earning 50 points. Here are CBSLA’s Top 5 Derby contenders as of March 12, 2015.


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Bayern Wins Breeders’ Cup Classic After Controversial Break

Bayern won the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic by a nose, surviving a stewards’ inquiry prompted by multiple horses bumping near the start of the race.


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Top 5 2014 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile Contenders

Bob Baffert’s Fed Biz has won six times in 18 career starts, including three graded wins. Coming off a second-place finish behind Horse of the Year contender Shared Belief, Fed Biz will look to take down defending champion Goldencents in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. In two starts in the BC Dirt Mile, Fed Biz has performed below standards, finishing sixth in 2013 and eighth in 2012. In his last work (10/16), Biz ran six furlongs in 1:12.40.


Martin Garcia rides New Year's Day to victory in the Breeder's Cup Juvenile race at the Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia, California, on November 2, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

New Year’s Day Wins $2 Million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Hall of Famer trainer Bob Baffert couldn’t help thinking about the prospects of winning the Kentucky Derby again once New Year’s Day hit the finish line Saturday.


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Baffert Goes 1-2 In Hollywood Park Feature

Glamorista wore down pacesetter Sparkling Style in the final eighth of a mile to win by a length, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish in the $58,300 feature on Thursday at Betfair Hollywood Park.


Union Rags ridden by John Velazquez narrowly beats Paynter ridden by Mike Smith during the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 9, 2012 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Union Edges Paynter To Win Belmont Stakes

Union Rags picked up where I’ll Have Another left off – coming from behind to catch at Bob Baffert-trained horse at the finish in a Triple Crown race.


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Santa Anita Based BodeMeister Works Out At Kentucky Derby

Trainer Bob Baffert said jokingly that he better hurry up and talk before he keeled over. His heart attack was no laughing matter last month when he thought he was dying in Dubai. He’s changed his routine in the weeks since.


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Horse Trainer Bob Baffert Has Heart Attack In Dubai

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert had a heart attack early Monday in Dubai where he was preparing to run Game On Dude in the $10 million Dubai World Cup.


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Baffert Amazed With Speed Of ‘Secret Circle’

California Flag defeated Excessive Passion by a half-length on Monday to win the $100,000 Morvich Stakes for the third time at Santa Anita.


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Baffert Not Sure What To Expect With Kentucky Derby Runner

Bob Baffert only wants to be at the Kentucky Derby with horses that have a legitimate shot at winning.


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Misremembered, Baffert Win Santana At Santa Anita Race Track

Misremembered returned from a year off Sunday to win the $75,000 Santana Mile on the first anniversary of his victory in the Santa Anita Handicap, and the day after trainer Bob Baffert’s long shot Game On Dude won this year’s Big ‘Cap.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2011