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Lennyfromalibu Passes Away at 21

Multiple stakes winner, former course record holder and important California horse retirement figure Lennyfromalibu passed away due to complications from colic on Thursday evening at his home at Tranquility Farm in Cottonwood, CA. He was 21. Bred in California by owners Jim and Madeline Auerbach, Lennyfromalibu hailed from the first crop of California's All Time Leading Sire Unusual Heat and was the first foal of the Half A Year mare Style of the Year. Lenny is widely recognized as the horse who put Unusual Heat on the map as his first star runner. Unusual Heat would go on to become a 7 time leading sire in California while Lenny's dam Style of the Year would become an important foundatio

Grade 2 Winner Dr. Dorr Retires

Age finally caught up to 7-year-old gelding Dr. Dorr, the Baffert family’s Grade 2 winner who has been retired from racing. Bob Baffert trained Dr. Dorr, a gelding owned by his wife, Jill Baffert, and named after their friend and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lawrence Dorr. Dr. Dorr won five races and $526,077 from 20 starts. For a brief period in spring 2018, the son of Lookin At Lucky ranked among the top handicap horses in Southern California. He won the Grade 2 Californian Stakes by more than seven lengths with a 108 Beyer Speed Figure and finished second in the Grade 1 Gold Cup. “Not only did we have a lot of fun with him, he also was a joy” to train, Baffert said. “The last time I ran him, he

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