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Colt gives Baffert another chance at a Triple Crown

...by Pioneerof the Nile, and it was like he was running in the Nile."The track was drenched. Baffert said jockey Gary Stevens, who was aboard seventh-place finisher Firing Line, told him with all the water in his boots and soaked into his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-17/colt-gives-baffert-another-chance
Preakness contenders take it easy before the race

...1983) was the last Maryland-bred winner. ... Eddie Arcaro is the leading jockey with six Preakness wins. ... Gary Stevens, a three-time Preakness winner, will set the record for Preakness mounts aboard Firing Line. Stevens and Pat Day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-15/preakness-contenders
American Pharoah's owner expects to see colt's 'sheer brilliance' at the Preakness

...Pharoah in the Derby."Hopefully we can turn the tables on American Pharaoh, the same as we did Dortmund," said Gary Stevens, Firing Line's Hall of Fame jockey and a three-time Preakness winner.Divining Rod comes into the 1 3-16th-mile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-15/american-pharoahs-ow
Trainer Todd Pletcher to skip the Preakness

...Danzig Moon, Divining Rod, Bodhisattva and Tale of Verve.The draw for the Preak ness is today. ANOTHER CHANCE: Gary Stevens came within a length of his fourth Kentucky Derby win when Firing Line finished second to American Pharoah.Not bad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-12/trainer-todd-pletche
American Pharoah draws rail for Preakness

...looking to avenge the only defeat of his career. He had won his first six races before the Derby. Firing Line, with Gary Stevens looking for his second Preakness win in three years, has finished first or second in all six of his races.In the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-13/american-pharoah-dra
Kentucky Derby win raises expectations for American Pharoah

...few barns away, Firing Line trainer Simon Callaghan reflected on his horse's strong effort with Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens aboard and impressive condition afterward.But as Callaghan praised Firing Line and a likely Preakness run, he acknowledged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-04/kentucky-derby-win-raises-expecta
Baffert has different outlook after latest Derby win

...exceptionally good horse. Hopefully, we'll get revenge in Baltimore."If there's a veteran in all of this, it is jockey Gary Stevens, who has been with Baffert and against him in prior Triple Crown confrontations. This Derby was at issue until the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-03/baffert-has-differen
Dortmund has slight edge over American Pharoah in Kentucky Derby

...for 5 mark to Derby. ... Next start: Kentucky Derby. ... Odds: 10-1.4. Firing Line (Simon Callaghan, Gary Stevens): Comes in with two wins in five starts (includes two close seconds to Dortmund). ... Next start: Kentucky Derby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-14/dortmund-has-slight-
American Pharoah wins 141st Kentucky Derby

...Line as Dortmund tired along the rail."Coming for home I thought I might get there, but it wasn't to be," said Gary Stevens, who rode Firing Line.Now, the moment of truth. Could American Pharoah justify Baffert's belief that he was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-02/american-pharoah-wins-141st-kentu
Dortmund still No. 1 in AP's Run to the Roses ranking

...on Sunday. ... Next start: Arkansas Derby (Saturday). ... Odds: 5-1.4. Firing Line (Simon Callaghan, Gary Stevens): Finally, a workout for Sunland Derby winner (March 22). ... Went 4 furlongs in 48.00 at Santa Anita on April...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-07/dortmund-still-no-1-