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Baffert seeks another win in Sunland Park Oaks

  • Awesome Baby could give Bob Baffert his sixth Sunland Park Oaks win in the last eight years and fourth in succession (Benoit Pho

Awesome Baby, a wire-to-wire winner of the Santa Ynez and Santa Ysabel at Santa Anita this season, will be heavily favored to give Bob Baffert his fourth consecutive win in Sunday's $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks and his sixth over the past eight years. 

Also entered in the 1 1/16-mile Kentucky Oaks prep is Lucky for You, a five-length maiden winner at Gulfstream on February 15 in her third start for Todd Pletcher. Also in the mix is Empress of Midway, who enjoyed a dream trip chasing a scorching pace in her 6 1/2-furlong maiden win at Santa Anita last time.