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Fed Biz retired to become stallion at WinStar Farm

DRF | 2 weeks ago
Fed Biz, a three-time Grade 2 winner for Kaleem Shah, has been retired from racing and will start his stud career next year at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky. Read More...

River Rocks, Fed Biz possible for BC Dirt Mile after runner-up prep efforts

DRF | 2 months ago
After barely holding third in a three-way photo behind Vyjack and River Rocks as the odds-on choice and highweight in Saturday’s Grade 2 Kelso Handicap at Belmont Park, Itsmyluckyday will not be supplemented to either the Breeders’ Cup Classic or Dirt Mile, and will await the Grade 1 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct on Nov. 29. Read More...

Fed Biz, Sky Kingdom target stakes on Breeders’ Cup weekend

DRF | 2 months ago
Fed Biz and Sky Kingdom, who were second and last in the seven-runner Awesome Again Stakes, will start in stakes on Breeders’ Cup weekend. Read More...

Shared Belief by a neck in Awesome Again

DRF | 2 months ago
Shared Belief overcame a wide trip to extend his unbeaten streak to seven races in Saturday’s $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita and confirm his status as the favorite for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic over this track Nov. 1. Read More...

Big Macher pumped up for Pat O’Brien

DRF | 3 months ago
Big Macher faces arguably the toughest test of his career in Sunday’s $250,000 Pat O’Brien Stakes over seven furlongs at Del Mar. Read More...

Big Macher, Fed Biz confirmed for Pat O’Brien

DRF | 3 months ago
Big Macher will attempt a sweep of this track’s major races for sprinters when he competes in the Grade 2, $300,000 Pat O’Brien Stakes on Sunday. Read More...

Fed Biz eyes Pat O’Brien or Forego stakes next

DRF | 3 months ago
Fed Biz loves the Polytrack at Del Mar. But trainer Bob Baffert would like to add a Grade 1 race to his résumé. And therein lays the dilemma with which Baffert will wrestle over the next few days. Read More...

Pacific Classic or Forego for Fed Biz

DRF | 3 months ago
Minutes after Game On Dude worked seven furlongs for the Pacific Classic, trainer Bob Baffert sent out Fed Biz for a six-furlong work, in company, that received an official time of 1:11.60. Read More...

Forego likely next spot for Fed Biz

DRF | 4 months ago
In an effort to get a Grade 1 win, Fed Biz is likely headed to Saratoga for the Grade 1 Forego at seven furlongs on Aug. 30. Read More...

Fed Biz fires off long layoff in San Diego

DRF | 4 months ago
Trainer Bob Baffert, jockey Martin Garcia, and owner Kaleem Shah scored what they hoped would be the first half of a coast-to-coast weekend double when Fed Biz, returning to his favorite track, crushed his rivals in a dazzling comeback performance in the Grade 2, $201,000 San Diego Handicap on Saturday at Del Mar. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup workouts: Secret Compass, New Year’s Day, Fed Biz work for Baffert

DRF | 1 year ago
The Breeders’ Cup picture is starting to come into sharper focus after a couple of weekends of watching workouts on both coasts. Things might be even clearer were it not for the fog that rolled in at Santa Anita on Saturday and again Sunday morning, obscuring the view of many works from high atop the grandstand. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile: Defections may help field reach 12-horse limit

DRF | 1 year ago
Headed by eight Grade 1 and Group 1 winners, an oversubscribed group of 15 horses – three more than the maximum number of allowed starters – were pre-entered for the seventh running of the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, to be run Friday, Nov. 1 at Santa Anita. Read More...

Santa Anita: Paynter works for Breeders’ Cup Classic

DRF | 1 year ago
Paynter, preparing for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 2 at Santa Anita, worked in company Monday, but heavy fog obscured all but the final half-furlong of the drill, so track clockers said they were unable to give him an official time. Read More...

Del Mar: Fed Biz has Breeders’ Cup options

DRF | 1 year ago
Fed Biz set a track record for seven furlongs on Sunday at Del Mar in the Grade 2 Pat O’Brien Stakes, but since there are no Breeders’ Cup races this year at seven furlongs, or on a synthetic surface, two BC options are being considered. Read More...

Del Mar: Fed Biz sets track record in Pat O’Brien Stakes

DRF | 1 year ago
Late-August stakes at Del Mar are ideal for Fed Biz. In 2012, Fed Biz won the $100,000 El Cajon Stakes for 3-year-olds over a mile Aug. 31. On Sunday, he won a more valuable prize, the $251,750 Pat O’Brien Stakes over seven furlongs. Read More...

Del Mar notes: Liaison works for Pacific Classic

DRF | 1 year ago
One day after stable star Game On Dude worked for the Grade 1, $1 million Pacific Classic at 1 1/4 miles on Sunday, trainer Bob Baffert sent out Liaison for his final work for the Pacific Classic in company with Fed Biz, who is set to run Sunday in the Grade 2, $250,000 Pat O’Brien going seven furlongs. Read More...

Del Mar notes: Paynter can give Zayat great birthday gift in Woodward

DRF | 1 year ago
A year ago on Aug. 31, owner Ahmed Zayat celebrated his 50th birthday, and though a surprise party was thrown for him, he wasn’t fully into the moment, his mind wandering to what he had seen earlier that morning at Saratoga, where he visited a very, very ill Paynter. Read More...

Del Mar: Paynter, Fed Biz work together

DRF | 1 year ago
Paynter, second in the Grade 2 San Diego Handicap on July 27, worked six furlongs in 1:13.40 on Thursday for a late August stakes at Del Mar or Saratoga. Read More...

Hollywood Park: Small fields expected for Grade 1 stakes

DRF | 1 year ago
The two Grade 1 races at Betfair Hollywood Park on Saturday will have small fields. As of Sunday, there were five probable starters for the $300,000 Shoemaker Mile on turf and five or six candidates for the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap over seven furlongs on the synthetic main track. Read More...

Belmont Park: Sahara Sky by a nose in Metropolitan Handicap

DRF | 1 year ago
Cross Traffic had fended off the early pace challenge of Handsome Mike and then turned back a stretch bid from Mark Valeski. With a furlong to go in Monday’s 120th Metropolitan Handicap, it looked as though Cross Traffic was going to avenge his tough head loss in the Grade 3 Westchester Handicap last month. Read More...

Santa Anita: Arcadia’s large cast expected to include world traveler Vagabond Shoes

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 Benoit & AssociatesSilentio, winner of the Sir Beaufort last month, is among a large group of probables for Saturday's Gr... Read More...

Santa Anita: San Fernando’s top trio likely to meet again in Strub

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 Shigeki KikkawaTrainer Bob Baffert says San Fernando winner Fed Biz (above) and stablemate Guilt Trip, who was third, are... Read More...

Santa Anita: Fed Biz fights hard to capture San Fernando by a head

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 Benoit & AssociatesFed Biz and jockey Mike Smith (right) barely outfinish Tritap and Corey Nakatani to win the San Fernan... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup prospects get in Southern California workouts

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman 0 ARCADIA, Calif. - Bob Baffert and Steve Asmussen, whose runners dominated the Breeders' Cup work tab at Santa Anita on S... Read More...

Hoosier Park: Fed Biz can give Baffert yet another Indiana Derby victory

DRF | 2 years ago
Marcus Hersh 0 Benoit & AssociatesFed Biz, edging Jimmy Creed in the El Cajon at Del Mar, can give trainer Bob Baffert his third Indiana D... Read More...

Injuries take their toll on 3-year-old stars

DRF | 2 years ago
Marcus Hersh 0 Emily ShieldsI'll Have Another, this year's Derby and Preakness winner, in the paddock before the Belmont Stakes on June 9.... Read More...

Del Mar notes: Fed Biz sets sights on late-season derbies

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen Benoit & AssociatesFed Biz (foreground) comes back to defeat Jimmy Creed in Friday’s $100,000 El Cajon Stakes.DEL MAR, Calif. – Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert’s rec... Read More...

Del Mar: Fed Biz gives Baffert 100th stakes win at track in El Cajon

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen DEL MAR, Calif. -- Hall of Famer Bob Baffert became the first trainer to win 100 career stakes at Del Mar when Fed Biz prevailed by a neck in a thrilling running of Friday’s ... Read More...

Del Mar: Jimmy Creed, Fed Biz square off in El Cajon Stakes

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman Shigeki KikkawaJimmy Creed will stretch out to a mile in Friday's El Cajon Stakes at Del Mar.DEL MAR, Calif. – Jimmy Creed, one of the most-promising late-developing 3-year-olds... Read More...

Fed Biz pulled off trail by Baffert

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Fed Biz, who missed the San Felipe Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita with a hind-end issue, is still not traveling properly and will be pulled off the trail to the May 5 Kentucky Derb... 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...