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Shared Belief favorite for Breeders Cup Classic

...Pharoah will be ridden by Victor Espinoza, who will ride California Chrome in the Classic.Trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, American Pharoah is 2 for 3 in his young career. His sire, Pioneerofthe Nile, finished second to 50-1 shot Mine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-27/shared-belief-favori
California Chrome, undefeated Shared Belief to meet in $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic

...Pennsylvania Derby."You hate to cry wolf, but you haven't seen the Chrome that I know," he said.Bayern represents Bob Baffert's latest attempt to win the Classic. The Hall of Fame trainer is 0 for 12, including losses by now-retired Game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-22/california-chrome-undefeated-shar
Keeneland begins fall meet with new dirt surface

...generally better on the artificial surface than dirt campaigners. High-profile trainers like D. Wayne Lukas and Bob Baffert became infrequent visitors to Keeneland's saddling paddock and, a bit more than a year ago, the winds of change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-02/keeneland-begins-fall-meet-new-di
Bayern's stamina will be tested in Travers Stakes

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - He already knows Bayern is fast, and now Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is going to give the 3-year-old colt a chance to see how far he can stretch his speed.Impressive in winning the $1 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-22/bayerns-stamina-will
Overtime

...Imperative was another 1¾ lengths back in third and paid $4 to show.Game On Dude, the 4-5 favorite trained by Bob Baffert, finished fourth. The gelding was seeking his third win in the Gold Cup, which was previously run at now-shuttered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-28/overtime
California Chrome needs a clean break from the gate at the Belmont

...of any Triple Crown winner."It doesn't matter if there are 14 or six horses. He needs to break clean," said Bob Baffert, the only trainer to lose the Belmont three times with horses that won the first two legs, including War Emblem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-05/california-chrome-needs-clean-bre
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome 3-5 favorite in Preakness

...Ride On Curlin are the co-third choices at 10-1. Bayern, who drew the No. 5 post, is trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, who will be seeking a sixth Preakness win. Rosie Napravnik will ride the colt, trying to become the first female...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-14/kentucky-derby-winne
California Chrome takes liking to Preakness track

...victory at Santa Anita, California Chrome ran the second-fastest time in the history of the race and beat trainer Bob Baffert's Midnight Hawk by 7a¼ lengths. Kristo was third, 13a½ lengths behind the winner."First time against open company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-13/california-chrome-ta
California Chrome will have target on his back at Preakness

...in now, timing-wise."Among the other Preakness probables are: Bayern, trained by five-time Preakness winner Bob Baffert; Illinois Derby winner Dynamic Impact; Kid Cruz; Tampa Bay Derby winner Ring Weekend; and filly Ria Antonia, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-10/california-chrome-wi
Filly might run in Preakness Stakes in Baltimore

...Antonia will be saddled by a new trainer.The filly's owners transferred her from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert to Tom Amoss after she finished sixth in the Kentucky Oaks last week at Churchill Downs.If Ria Antonia takes on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-06/filly-might-run-preakness-stakes-