Tag Archives: Baffert

UAE Derby Winner Mubtaahij Transferred To Bob Baffert

UAE Derby winner Mubtaahij, shown working at Churchill Downs prior to the 2015 KY Derby Mubtaahij, winner of the 2015 G2 UAE Derby, has been transferred to trainer Bob Baffert and currently is training at Los Alamitos. The BloodHorse reports that the 5-year-old son of Dubawi has been in California for about a month. He last raced March 25, when he finished fourth in ...

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Baffert, Smith Unstoppable As Mor Spirit Dominates Met Mile

Mor Spirit (Eskendereya) and jockey Mike Smith win the Metropolitan Mile (Gr I) at Belmont Park 6/10/17. Trainer: Bob Baffert. Owner: Michael Lund Petersen A history-making day for trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith continues on Saturday’s blockbuster card at Belmont Park, as the two Hall of Famers teamed up on Michael Lund Peterson’s Mor Spirit to bring home ...

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USA: Top owner Shah splits with trainer Bob Baffert

Bayern (far) defeats Toast Of New York and California Chrome   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Peter Scargill 3:52PM 1 JAN 2017  USA: Breeders’ Cup Classic-winning combination Bob Baffert and Kaleem Shah have split with Shah’s horses moving to trainers Doug O’Neill and Art Sherman. Owner Shah’s patriotic red, white and blue silks were carried by a number of leading Baffert ...

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USA: Baffert reveals American Pharoah tensions

American Pharoah completing the ‘Grand Slam’ at last year’s Breeders’ Cup   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Keith Melrose 11:30aM 14 OCT 2016  USA: Trainer Bob Baffert has revealed that he nearly replaced jockey Victor Espinoza aboard last year’s Triple Crown winner American Pharoah after suspecting that the rider was “getting a little greedy”. Little over 12 months on from ending ...

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Klimt Easily Gives Baffert 13th Del Mar Futurity Victory

Kaleem Shah’s talented juvenile Klimt was the facile three-length winner of Monday’s Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity, a race won for the past two years by the next season’s Kentucky Derby winner. Under the expert handling of Rafael Bejarano, the 2-year-old son of Quality Road posted a final time of 1:21.80 for seven furlongs on the fast main track. Klimt’s ...

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USA: Rookie Ruis downs Baffert for first Grade 1 victory

Bob Baffert: American Cleopatra was second for the trainer at Del Mar   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By James Burn 8:07AM 4 SEP 2016  Report: USA, Saturday Del Mar: Del Mar Debutante Stakes (Grade 1) 7f, dirt, 2yo fillies Shelbe v Bob does not quite have the same ring to it as David v Goliath but there was something of ...

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Klimt Gives Baffert Eighth Best Pal Stakes Win

Kaleem Shah’s juvenile Klimt was the easy winner of Saturday evening’s Grade 2 Best Pal Stakes at Del Mar, galloping past Big League in the stretch to win by three lengths on the wire. The son of Quality Road covered 6 1/2 furlongs over the fast main track in 1:16 and change under Rafael Bejarano. Klimt’s win gives trainer Bob ...

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