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Baffert's Mor Spirit wins Kentucky Derby tuneup at Santa Anita Park

Baffert's Mor Spirit wins Kentucky Derby tuneup at Santa Anita Park

Mor Spirit won the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes by 11/2 lengths at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., reinforcing his status as the top 3-year-old in the barn of Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert. Ridden by Gary Stevens, the horse ran 11/16 miles in 1 minute, 43.21 seconds and paid $3.40, $2.40 and $2.10 as the 3-5 favorite in the Grade 3 race Saturday.

Uncle Lino returned $5.20 and $2.80, while I Will Score was an additional half-length back in third and paid $2.60 to show. It was Baffert's sixth career victory in the race named for his late client Lewis. Baffert won last year with Dortmund, although...

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