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  1. Secret Circle will pass on Kentucky Derby

    Steve Andersen

    Secret Circle will be given a rest in coming weeks and will not start in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, trainer Bob Baffert said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012
  2. Euroears, Plum Pretty fire bullets for Baffert at Santa Anita

    Steve Andersen

    Led by bullet workouts from the Grade 1 winners Euroears and Plum Pretty, trainer Bob Baffert worked four of his Breeders' Cup hopefuls at Santa Anita on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2011
  3. Cup veterans to sit this one out

    Steve Andersen

    Smiling Tiger and Unzip Me, California-based sprinters who finished third in Breeders' Cup races at Churchill Downs in 2010, will not be making return engagements for Breeders' Cup races in Kentucky on Nov. 5, their respective trainers said.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  4. Baffert still weighing Cup start for Coil

    Steve Andersen

    Last weekend, trainer Bob Baffert said Coil would not start in the BC Classic over 1 1/4 miles at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5 after a third-place finish to stablemate Game On Dude and Awesome Gem in the $250,000 Goodwood Stakes at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  5. Twirling Candy going straight to Cup

    Steve Andersen

    Twirling Candy, one of the top older horses in California this year, will make his next start in a Breeders' Cup race at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5 after missing training earlier this month because of a bruised foot, trainer John Sadler said on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2011
  6. First Dude wins a tight one in Hollywood Gold Cup

    Steve Andersen

    On Saturday, First Dude won his first Grade 1 stakes, and third consecutive race, in the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup, earning a fees-paid berth to the Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs in November.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2011
  7. Hopeful winner in '09, Dublin retired with injury

    Steve Andersen

    Dublin, winner of the Grade 1 Hopeful in 2009, suffered a fractured sesamoid in his right foreleg and has been retired from racing, trainer D. Wayne Lukas said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2011
  8. Valenzuela to ride Comma to the Top

    Steve Andersen

    Jockey Patrick Valenzuela will ride Santa Anita Derby runner-up Comma to the Top in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 7, co-owner Gary Barber said at Hollywood Park on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2011
  9. Inquiry into Life At Ten's Breeders' Cup performance continues

    Steve Andersen

    A probe by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission into the circumstances surrounding the poor performance of Life At Ten in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5 remains ongoing.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2011
  10. Champ Pegasus kicks off season in San Marcos at Santa Anita

    Steve Andersen

    Last January, Champ Pegasus was a maiden. By July, he was a two-time winner and stakes-placed. By October, he was a two-time stakes winner. A month later, he nearly won the nation's biggest turf race in the Breeders' Cup Turf at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2011
  11. Dakota Phone goes for two in a row in Native Diver

    Steve Andersen

    Dakota Phone showed what he can do on his best day with a 37-1 upset in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Churchill Downs on Nov. 6. The problem is Dakota Phone does not string those performances together very often.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2010
  12. Court Vision gets a softer spot in Citation Handicap

    Steve Andersen

    Court Vision is the only starter in Saturday's $250,000 Citation Handicap at Hollywood Park who ran in the Breeders' Cup Mile at Churchill Downs earlier this month.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2010
  13. Jaycito now in Baffert stable

    Steve Andersen

    Jaycito, the winner of the Norfolk Stakes at Hollywood Park in October and seventh in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs on Nov. 6, was transferred from trainer Mike Mitchell to Bob Baffert earlier this week, the trainers said on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  14. Briecat leads all the way in Las Palmas Handicap

    Steve Andersen

    Briecat's upset win in the $150,000 Las Palmas Handicap at Hollywood Park on Sunday equaled the most prestigious win of her career, but it meant more to trainer Vladimir Cerin.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2010
  15. Temple City will skip Breeders' Cup Marathon

    Steve Andersen

    Temple City, winner of the Grade 3 Cougar II Handicap at Del Mar in July, will not start in Friday's $500,000 Breeders' Cup Marathon at Churchill Downs, trainer Carla Gaines said Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  16. Lookin At Lucky ready for Breeders' Cup Classic after drill

    Steve Andersen

    Lookin At Lucky zipped five furlongs in 59.60 seconds at Hollywood Park on Sunday, his final workout before the Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2010