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Bob Baffert: trains the favourite in the $5 million showpiece

Bob Baffert: chasing seventh win in the Futurity

  PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)  

Baffert chasing another Futurity with Dortmund

Preview: USA, Saturday 12 midnight GMT

Los Alamitos: Los Alamitos Futurity (Grade 1) 1m½f, dirt, 2yo

BOB BAFFERT won the Hollywood Futurity a record six times. Now he has every chance of winning a seventh Futurity, albeit in a new guise, as he saddles the unbeaten Dortmund (Martin Garcia) in this $500,000 contest at Los Alamitos, the race's new home following the closure of Hollywood Park a year ago.

A son of 2008 Derby winner Big Brown, Dortmund is among the names being bandied about with next year's Kentucky Derby in mind after a couple of daylight victories - including three weeks ago when he scored by nearly eight lengths at Churchill Downs.

Mr. Z (D Wayne Lukas/Mike Smith), runner-up in four graded stakes and fifth in the Bre

 
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