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CONDITIONS ARE RIGHT FOR LEADING TRAINER BAFFERT
Bob Baffert, Santa Anita’s leading trainer seven straight years from 1996 through 2003 when he won a total of 292 races, is off to perhaps the best start of his career through the first nine days of the current meet, with 10 wins, five seconds and two thirds from 22 starts.
At his present pace, the Hall of Fame trainer who turns 58 next Th