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Kentucky Derby 2012: Depth makes for dynamic event

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Gemologist has won all five of his starts, including the important Wood Memorial last time out. He also owns two victories here at Churchill Downs. His trainer... Read More...

2012 Kentucky Derby: Futures wager provides bargains, underlays

DRF | 2 years ago
Marty McGee LOUISVILLE, Ky. - As usual, the way the Churchill toteboard looks when the Derby runners enter the starting gate Saturday will provide a fascinating contrast to how betting unfolded t... Read More...

Kentucky Derby 2012: Baffert counting on his luck to hold

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman Barbara D. LivingstonBob Baffert sends out Bodemeister for owner Ahmed Zayat (right).LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Bob Baffert knows all about the luck of the draw. Had he still been in the... Read More...

Beyer: Baffert’s training could help Bodemeister buck history

DRF | 2 years ago
Andrew Beyer Barbara D. LivingstonBodemeister will try to capture Saturday's Kentucky Derby for trainer Bob Baffert and owner Ahmed Zayat (right).When Bodemeister runs in Saturday’s Kentuck... Read More...

Kentucky Derby 2012: Woolley rooting for Take Charge Indy, but picking Bodemeister

DRF | 3 years ago
Marty McGee Benoit & AssociatesChip Woolley, who won the 2009 Kentucky Derby with 50-1 longshot Mine That Bird, is back in Louisville pulling for jockey Calvin Borel and trainer Pat Byrne with th... Read More...

Kentucky Derby 2012: Bodemeister looks just as good as Union Rags did a day earlier

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Barbara D. LivingstonBodemeister (left) begins to close ground on stablemate Jemima's Pearl, a Kentucky Oaks contender, durig Sunday's workout at Churchill Downs.LOUISVILLE, Ky. &ndas... Read More...

Kentucky Derby workouts: Bodemeister sizzles over hard, fast track

DRF | 3 years ago
Mike Welsch Barbara D. LivingstonBodemeister, who will be one of the favorites in the Kentucky Derby, had a strong five-furlong workout over a muddy track at Churchill Downs on Sunday.Churchill D... Read More...

Kentucky Derby notes: Zayat sells minority stake in Bodemeister; Liaison works

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Barbara D. LivingstonMichael Moreno, who races as Southern Equine Racing Stables, has purchased a minority stake in Bodemeister.Both on and off the track at Churchill Downs on Wednesd... Read More...

2012 Kentucky Derby: Michael Moreno of Southern Equine Racing Stables buys interest in Bodemeister

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Shigeki KikkawaAhmed Zayat is majority owner of Bodemeister, the Kentucky Derby favorite.Michael Moreno, who races as Southern Equine Racing Stables, has purchased a minority interest... Read More...

Baffert Pleased With Bodemeister’s Work on Tuesday

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
Bodemeister worked five furlongs in 1:00.80 on Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs much to the delight of trainer Bob Baffert. Owned by Zayat Stables, the Arkansas Derby (G1) victor worked in company with stablemate and Kentucky Oaks (G1) candidate Jemi... Read More...

Kentucky Derby workouts: Bodemeister puts in solid drill

DRF | 3 years ago
Mike Welsch Barbara D. LivingstonBodemeister gets a bath after working five furlongs on Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs.LOUISVILLE, Ky. – It didn’t take trainer Bob Baffert long to... Read More...

2012 Kentucky Derby: Creative Cause following Harrington’s plan perfectly

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Shigeki KikkawaCreative Cause worked five furlongs in 1:00.20 at Hollywood Park on Tuesday.INGLEWOOD, Calif. – From the time Creative Cause crossed the wire a close third in the... Read More...

Zayat, Baffert, and the Unbridled sire line of Bodemeister

Ahmed Zayat got into the business in 2005, and in 2006 he made the splashy $4.6 million yearling purchase later named Maimonides. A son of the ultra talented Seattle Slew 2-year-old Vindication,  Maimonides was trained by Bob Baffert to win one of two... Read More...

2012 Kentucky Derby: Who’s hot, who’s not for April 20

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Coady PhotographyBased on his impressive win in the Arkansas Derby, Bodemeister is now the 9-2 favorite on Daily Racing Form's advance line for the Kentucky Derby.WHO’S HOT Bod... Read More...

Kentucky Derby: Bodemeister jumps into spotlight

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Christopher Coady/Coady PhoitographyBodemeister (right) runs away from his Arkansas Derby rivals.Bodemeister has come a long ways in his short career, from an unstarted maiden a littl... Read More...

Kentucky Derby: Mike Smith to stay aboard Bodemeister

DRF | 3 years ago
DRF staff Mike Smith, who rode Bodemeister for the first time in winning the Arkansas Derby on Saturday, will retain the mount for the Kentucky Derby, trainer Bob Baffert said Sunday. In anoth... Read More...

Oaklawn: Bodemeister, Secret Circle, Sabercat get green light for Kentucky Derby

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Coady PhotographyBodemeister received a 105 Beyer Speed Figure for his win in the Arkansas Derby.HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Bodemeister, Secret Circle, and Sabercat, the first three fi... Read More...

Bodemeister Dominates Arkansas Derby Foes

Zayat Stables’ Bodemeister turned in an impressive performance in wiring the field in Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn Park and stamped his ticket to the Kentucky Derby (G1) in the process. Ridden by Mike Smith, Bodemeister assu... Read More...

Arkansas Derby: Baffert holds strong pair in Bodemeister, Secret Circle

DRF | 3 years ago
Mary Rampellini HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Secret Circle has developed into one of the nation’s top Kentucky Derby prospects without a lot of fanfare. Even though he will be going for a swee... Read More...

Kentucky Derby: Race for graded stakes cash intensifies

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Benoit & AssociatesFrom left: I’ll Have Another, Creative Cause, and Blueskiesnrainbows run 1-2-3 in the Santa Anita Derby.ARCADIA, Calif. – In the winner’s circle follo... Read More...

Santa Anita: Bodemeister tunes up for Arkansas Derby

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Benoit & AssociatesDrill (left) will run in the Northern Spur at Oaklawn rather than the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland this weekend.There will be Southern California-based runners... Read More...

Santa Anita: Bodemeister tunes up for Arkansas Derby

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Benoit & AssociatesDrill (left) will run in the Northern Spur at Oaklawn rather than the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland this weekend.There will be Southern California-based runners... Read More...

Santa Anita: Baffert will be active in major stakes at Oaklawn Park

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Trainer Bob Baffert will have a busy weekend in Arkansas on April 13-14. Baffert said he will start Mamma Kimbo and Jemima’s Pearl in the $300,000 Fantasy Stakes for 3-year-o... Read More...

Santa Anita Derby: Baffert will have three starters

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Shigeki KikkawaBodemeister, who had a best-of-the-day workout Monday at Santa Anita, may well be headed to the Arkansas Derby.ARCADIA, Calif. – Bob Baffert will have three ru... Read More...

Santa Anita: Bodemeister looks headed to Arkansas Derby instead of Santa Anita Derby

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. – Bodemeister, the runner-up in the San Felipe Stakes on March 10, will make his next start in the $1 million Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park on April 14, ... Read More...

Kentucky Derby: Scouting the top horses and key prep races

DRF | 3 years ago
DRF staff Lynn RobertsEl Padrino (left) outduels Mark Valeski by a nose in the Feb. 25 Risen Star. What did the race say about both colts' Kentucky Derby chances?As March turns to April, our anal... Read More...

Santa Anita: Baffert kept in loop as stable moves ahead

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. – As much as things can be normal with the boss in a hospital 11 times zones away, life around trainer Bob Baffert’s stable has continued this week. Chi... Read More...

Herd Mentality for Bodemeister

Bob Baffert received an unexpected benefit for Bodemeister Friday morning when the San Felipe Stakes runner-up worked in company with Splendid Fortune. According to the Santa Anita stable notes from Friday, the two were part of a pack of 10 that went o... Read More...

Santa Anita: Creative Cause, Bodemeister likely to meet again in Santa Anita Derby

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Benoit & AssociatesCreative Cause (left), with Rafael Bejarano up, defeats Bodemeister in the San Felipe.ARCADIA, Calif. – Creative Cause and Bodemeister, the one-two finishers ... Read More...

Creative Cause wins San Felipe Stakes

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
Creative Cause reaffirmed his rank as California’s leading 3-year-old on Saturday with a game victory over 2-1 favorite Bodemeister in the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita. Read More...

Santa Anita: Creative Cause outduels Bodemeister in San Felipe Stakes

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Benoit & AssociatesCreative Cause (left) outfinishes Bodemeister on his way to a three-quarter-length victory in the Grade 2 San Felipe Stakes.ARCADIA, Calif. – Creative Cause, ... Read More...

Bodemeister fast, but untested heading into San Felipe Stakes

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman ARCADIA, Calif. – A handicapping conundrum as old as the sport comes front and center Saturday at Santa Anita in the Grade 2, $300,000 San Felipe Stakes, when the raw, yet untes... Read More...

Fed Biz to Miss San Felipe

Baffert to send out Liaison and Bodemeister in $300,000 grade 2 event Trainer Bob Baffert will send out Liaison and Bodemeister in Saturday’s $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita. Baffert, who has saddled the winners of nine Triple Crown ra... Read More...

Fed Biz out, Bodemeister in for San Felipe

DRF | 3 years ago
Fed Biz, an impressive allowance race winner, will miss the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday, trainer Bob Baffert said Wednesday. Click here for full article Read More...

Santa Anita: Bodemeister takes San Felipe spot for Baffert

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Shigeki KikkawaBodemeister, Rafael Bejarano aboard, earns a 101 Beyer for winning a maiden race last month. He will get tested in the San Felipe.ARCADIA, Calif. – Bodemeister... Read More...

Maiden Madness

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Jon & Joel talk about the continuation of new shooters onto the Kentucky Derby trail, and interview the owner that potentially holds the strongest hand in this year’s Kentucky Derby picture. Read More...

More Young Guns

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Quick recap of the Hutcheson S. (G2) at Gulfstream Park and several other races that produced more Young Guns on the Kentucky Derby Trail. Is it too late for a maiden winner to make it to the Kentucky Derby? Wait till you see what Bob Baffert thinks. Read More...