Jockey Club weighs in on Baffert vs NYRA

Attorney Susan Phillips Read has filed a request on behalf of The Jockey Club to provide an amicus brief in the civil lawsuit filed by trainer Bob Baffert against the New York Racing Association, reports BloodHorse.com. An amicus brief is provided by a person or entity who is not a party to a case who assists… Continue reading Jockey Club weighs in on Baffert vs NYRA

The Baffert team may just be able to exonerate him — again

We are so weary of this topic. But this is worth making a record of. Sadly. We will let the Ray Paulick Report do the talking in just a minute. Baffert's legal team is doing a good job. Those around him are brainstorming what angles they can take to get him out of this, regardless… Continue reading The Baffert team may just be able to exonerate him — again

Will the Teflon effect keep Bob bobbing along?

Bob Baffert, U.S. Thoroughbred racehorse trainer.

by JANE ALLIN The Triple Crown races are upon us again, albeit postponed, and Baffert is back in the news. Two of his horses, one a top contender for the Belmont Stakes, tested positive for Lidocaine. Not one but two — Charlatan and stable mate Gamine — both of whom won on the race card… Continue reading Will the Teflon effect keep Bob bobbing along?

Two Bob Baffert horses test positive for banned substances at Oaklawn

Thoroughbred racehorse cheater and doper, trainer Bob Baffert.

Question: Why is this serial cheater still in business? The excellent Tim Sullivan at the Louisville Courier-Journal reports, May 26, 2020: Two of trainer Bob Baffert's horses tested positive for banned substances during the recent meet at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas, including one of his top 3-year-olds, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to… Continue reading Two Bob Baffert horses test positive for banned substances at Oaklawn