Latest John Velazquez News

Ky Derby champ Medina Spirit wins in comeback for Baffert

Aug. 29, 2021 22:22 PM EDT

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit held off Rock Your World in the stretch to win the $100,000 Shared Belief by 1 1/4 lengths on Sunday at Del Mar for embattled trainer Bob Baffert. Medina Spirit raced for the first time since finishing third as...

Gamine delivers stakes victory for trainer Bob Baffert

Jul. 05, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Gamine romped to a 10-length victory in the $200,000 Great Lady M Stakes on Monday, giving embattled trainer Bob Baffert his third stakes win in two days at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Hall of Famer John Velazquez, Gamine broke sharply and took...