Experience pays off for Smith and McKinzie

EXPERIENCE PAYS FOR SMITH AND MCKINZIE Knowing what you got is always good and having the guts to trust your stuff can yield great things. When you have the confidence to make a chancy call and it works it can be legendary. When Mike Smith guided three-time grade 1...

Malibu like Dancing with the Stars for McKinzie

MALIBU LIKE DANCING WITH THE STARS FOR MCKINZIE So if you tuned in to the December 26 Malibu Stakes at Santa Anita you saw quite the performance from a very talented three-year old. In fact, it was so impressive, if this were an episode of Dancing with the Stars, the...

McKinzie has something to prove in Malibu

MCKINZIE HAS SOMETHING TO PROVE IN MALIBU The spirit of competition is truly a powerful thing. What drives one to do what they do in certain situations? Life is a constant proving ground to some and that is what drives them. That is certainly the case for one...

Baffert has another other three-year old

BAFFERT HAS ANOTHER OTHER THREE-YEAR OLD So here we are in the fall of another Thoroughbred season and guess what…Bob Baffert has a top notch three-year old. So what’s the real news here? Once again the end of the year may see that “other” three-year old catapult to...

Baffert ready to break out his “other” three-year old

Times have been pretty good around the Bob Baffert barn of late. As the most recognizable face in the Thoroughbred game today, the silver-haired fox has recently completed a rock star tour with his second Triple Crown winner. The unbeaten and ultra-impressive Justify...