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Baffert goes 1-2 in Sham Stakes with Ky Derby prospects

Jan. 01, 2022 21:00 PM EST

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Newgrange won the $100,000 Sham Stakes by 2 3/4 lengths ahead of stablemate Rockefeller at Santa Anita on Saturday, giving trainer Bob Baffert two Kentucky Derby prospects. Baffert earned his third straight win in the Grade 3 Sham for 3-year-olds and his...

Slow Down Andy wins Los Al Futurity, ending Baffert's streak

Dec. 11, 2021 21:50 PM EST

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Slow Down Andy upset heavily favored Messier by a length to win the $300,000 Los Alamitos Futurity on Saturday, snapping trainer Bob Baffert’s seven-year winning streak in the race for 2-year-olds. Ridden by Mario Gutierrez, Slow Down Andy ran 1 1/16...

UCLA's Cronin a winner at the track ahead of hoops opener

Oct. 22, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Mick Cronin is a winner even before the college basketball season starts next month. A 3-year-old filly co-owned by Cronin won the $63,000 feature at Santa Anita by three-quarters of a length on Friday. Sent off at 6-1...