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Gemologist wins Wood Memorial to stay unbeaten

NEW YORK - Gemologist won the $1 million Wood Memorial for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct on Saturday, holding off Alpha by a neck to improve to 5 for 5.The latest victory makes the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-04-07/gemologist-wins-wood
Bob and John wins Wood Memorial

...John is on his way to the Kentucky Derby after running down Keyed Entry in the stretch and winning the $750,000 Wood Memorial at rainy Aqueduct on Saturday. With Bob and John's victory, trainer Bob Baffert has at least one highly regarded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/09/oth_76767.shtml
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Memorial winner not to be in Derby

NEW YORK -- The Wood Memorial has produced 11 Kentucky Derby winners. There won't be a 12th this year. Coronado's Quest got back on the right track Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/12/oth_225976.shtml
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Coronado's Quest: talented but temperamental

...this year, behaved before the Wood Memorial and won that race impressively...Davis also was aboard for the Wood Memorial. Coronado's Quest acted up...just as he was before winning the Wood Memorial. He was something else, however...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/15/oth_228238.shtml
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Overtime

...favorite Wednesday, while Baffert's second starter, Wood Memorial winner Congaree, was made the second choice at 5-1...Monarchos, winner of the Florida Derby and second in the Wood Memorial, will start from the No. 16 hole. Balto Star, wire-to-wire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/03/oth_310685.shtml
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'Barn rat" Jimmy Jerkens pins his hopes on Wicked Strong in Derby

...and a prayer. For in the car was the son of the legendary "Giant Killer," H. Allen Jerkens, and in the van was Wood Memorial winner Wicked Strong ? serious contenders to win the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby.James A. Jerkens, 55...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-29/barn-rat-jimmy-jerke
California Chrome cruises to victory in Santa Anita Derby

...Kentucky Derby winner Bob Baffert, earned 40 points and now has 95, ensuring him a spot in the Derby starting gate. WOOD MEMORIAL: In New York, Wicked Strong pulled a 9-1 upset in the $1 million race for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct.The surprising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-05/california-chrome-cr
Eighty-five-year-old trainer Manny Azpurua enjoying the ride with precocious colt Social Inclusion

...race, he won by 10 lengths and broke a track record at Florida's Gulfstream Park. Then he finished third in the Wood Memorial, aced out for second by a nose. As a result, he came up short on the points list that determined the 20 horses who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-15/eighty-five-year-old
California Chrome will have target on his back at Preakness

...distinction belongs to 85-year-old Manny Azpurua, who will saddle Social Inclusion, the third-place finisher in the Wood Memorial. With a victory, he would surpass "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons, who was 82 years and 10 months when he trained Bold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-10/california-chrome-wi
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome heads to Preakness

...Illinois Derby winner Dynamic Impact; Bayern, trained by Bob Baffert; and Social Inclusion, who ran third in the Wood Memorial.Like his trainer, California Chrome typically stays close to home. The colt made his first trip out of state to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-04/kentucky-derby-winne