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  1. Drill will stretch out for Keeneland's Blue Grass

    Steve Andersen

    Drill, the winner of two graded stakes for sprinters but winless in four races around two turns, is bound for the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland on April 14, trainer Bob Baffert said on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  2. 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
  3. New style in San Diego Handicap leads to new results for Tres Bor...

    Steve Andersen

    After a third in his 2011 debut in an allowance race for sprinters at Hollywood Park in June, Tres Borrachos started as an outsider in Saturday's $200,000 San Diego Handicap, and won his first graded stakes since the Grade 2 Swaps Stakes in 2008.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2011
  4. Smiling Tiger stumbles at start, rallies to take San Carlos

    Steve Andersen

    Smiling Tiger is more than a speed-crazy sprinter.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2011
  5. Del Mar Mile will be a test of Scenic Blast's limits

    Steve Andersen

    For Saturday's $250,000 Del Mar Mile, Scenic Blast will start again on turf and over a distance that equals the longest race of his 23-race career.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2010
  6. Potrero Grande: Ventana breaks through

    Steve Andersen

    Ventana's consistency this year, and the absence of two key rivals, may give the 4-year-old colt his first stakes win in Saturday's $150,000 Potrero Grande Handicap at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2010
  7. Kinsale King takes Golden Shaheen

    Steve Andersen

    Kinsale King, who battled foot problems last summer, became the ninth American based horse since 2000 to win the $2 million Golden Shaheen at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2010
  8. Kinsale King takes Golden Shaheen

    Steve Andersen

    Don't mess with American sprinters, especially in Dubai.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2010
  9. Triple Bend Handicap, Hollywood Park, Siren Lure, Rebellion, Liqu...

    Steve Andersen

    There is no modesty in trainer Bob Baffert's hopes for Zensational, the quick 3-year-old who makes his stakes debut in Sunday's $300,000 Triple Bend Handicap at Hollywood Park.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2009
  10. Hollywood Park, Bob Baffert, Indian Blessing, Hal and Patti Earnh...

    Steve Andersen

    Indian Blessing, the champion female sprinter of 2008, will make her first start in nearly three months in Sunday's $70,000 Desert Stormer Handicap at Hollywood Park.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2009
  11. King's Bishop Stakes, Saratoga, Zensational, Bob Baffert, Zayat S...

    Steve Andersen

    The striking 3-year-old sprinter Zensational has trainer Bob Baffert dreaming of the Breeders' Cup Sprint - five months from now.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  12. Indian Blessing targets quick return

    Steve Andersen

    Two-time champion Indian Blessing, will make a quick turnaround for the $300,000 Humana Distaff at Churchill Downs on May 2, trainer Bob Baffert said.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2009
  13. Injury sidelines sprinter Johnny Eves

    Steve Andersen

    Johnny Eves, the winner of the Grade 2 Palos Verdes Handicap at Santa Anita last month, has been turned out until the summer at the earliest with a suspensory injury, trainer Jay Robbins said on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2009
  14. Cost of Freedom deemed unsound, out for 10 days

    Steve Andersen

    Cost of Freedom, the Grade 1-winning sprinter, was not permitted to be entered in Saturday's $100,000 Vernon Underwood Stakes at Hollywood Park after failing a physical examination on Wednesday regarding soundness.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2008
  15. Midnight Lute on the mend; targets BC Sprint

    Steve Andersen

    Midnight Lute, the champion sprinter of 2007, is still recovering from a hoof injury suffered in the Pat O'Brien Handicap at Del Mar on Aug. 24 and will make his next start in the Breeders' Cup Sprint at Santa Anita on Oct. 25, trainer Bob Baffert said.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2008
  16. Del Mar Derby: Sky Cape runs into Gio Ponti

    Steve Andersen

    Sky Cape has reeled off three consecutive stakes wins since April, fooling trainer Kristin Mulhall along the way. She once thought he was just a sprinter, but has changed her mind as Sky Cape has shown consistent improvement in longer turf races.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2008