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UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Big upsets mark opening day at Santa Anita

Santa Anita kicked off its season with some shockers Thursday while weekend action centers largely on the warm-weather tracks.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

There are a few glittery ornaments on racing's tree this weekend, including one of the year's most important races for 2-year-olds.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend horse racing

Hong Kong's international turf races and the Claiming Crown series at Gulfstream Park are the yin and yang of weekend racing.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Champions and potential champs clash in weekend racing

Champions and potential champs clash in weekend racing

Will Take Charge tries to cement the 3-year-old crown in Kentucky and champions clash in New York as a long weekend of racing rolls on.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Thoroughbred racing weekend advance

Three graded stakes on the turf and still more juvenile tests highlight U.S. racing this weekend while overseas action centers in Asia.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Much Macho Man Wins Breeders Cup Classic

ARCADIA, Calif., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Mucho Macho Man held on gamely in the final strides Saturday to win the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic by a nose.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Secret Circle wins Breeders Cup Sprint

ARCADIA, Calif., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Secret Circle got the lead in the stretch and held off a desperate bid by Laugh Track to win Saturday's $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Sprint.

New Year's Day celebrates win in Breeders' Cup Juvenile

ARCADIA, Calif., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- New Year's Day found running room on the rail in deep stretch, shot through and won Saturday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

$5 million Classic tops Breeders' Cup card

ARCADIA, Calif., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A raft of defending champions and the reigning U.S. Horse of the Year will take to the track in Saturday's Breeders' Cup races.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

British Champions Day headlines weekend racing

British Champions Day anchors the weekend racing schedule with some rich state-bred cards filling the U.S. lull before the Breeders' Cup.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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Bob Baffert
LOU2003050209- LOUSIVILLE, Ky., May 2 (UPI) -- Trainer Bob Baffert talks on his cell phone before a horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on May 2, 2003. The 129th Kentucky Derby will be run on May 3. Baffert trains derby hopeful Indian Express. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI
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{{Infobox horseracing personality |image= Bob baffert.jpg |name = Bob Baffert |caption = Bob Baffert at the Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia, California. |occupation = Trainer |birth_place = Nogales, Arizona, U.S. |birth_date = January 13, 1953 (1953-01-13) (age 58) |death_date = |career wins = 2,064 (ongoing) |race = American Classics / Breeders' Cup wins: Kentucky Derby (1997, 1998, 2002) Preakness Stakes (1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2010) Belmont Stakes (2001) Breeders' Cup Sprint (1992, 2007, 2008) Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (1998, 2007) Breeders' Cup Juvenile (2002, 2008)

International race wins: Dubai World Cup (1998, 2001) |awards = Big Sport of Turfdom Award (1997) Eclipse Award for Outstanding Trainer (1997, 1998, 1999) United States Champion Trainer by earnings (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001) |honours = Lone Star Park Hall of Fame (2007) U.S. Racing Hall of Fame (2009) |horses = Behaving Badly, Bob and John, Captain Steve, Chilukki, Coil, Congaree,

Bob Baffert began his career as a jockey. As he grew bigger, he had difficulty maintaining the required jockey weight, (around 100-108 pounds), and he switched to the training of American Quarter Horses. In 1991, he began devoting himself to conditioning Thoroughbreds for flat racing. From a base in California, he became the United States' leading money-winning trainer four times. He got his first big break in 1992 when he won his first Breeder's Cup race with Thirty Slews.

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