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Bob Baffert

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The Resume

    (January 13, 1953- )
    Trained winners Silver Charm (1997 Kentucky Derby, 1997 Preakness Stakes)
    Real Quiet (1998 Kentucky Derby, 1998 Preakness Stakes)
    Point Given (2001 Preakness Stakes, 2001 Belmont Stakes)
    War Emblem (2002 Kentucky Derby, 2002 Preakness Stakes)

Why he might be annoying:

    He married Jill Moss, who is a good 20 years younger than him.
    He is feuding with rival trainer, D. Wayne Lukas.
    He is abusive toward the media.
    He once quit the business to sell veterinarian supplies.
    He failed three times to win the the third jewel of the Triple Crown.
    He charged an appearance fee of 100,000 dollars to have his top horse, War Emblem run the Haskell race in New Jersey.
    He always wears dark black sunglasses.
    He was suspended for 60 days when one of his horses tested positive for morphine (June, 2001).
    He sleeps late and lets others do the dirty work involved in horse training.
    He often argues with his Jockey's publicly.

Why he might not be annoying:

    Despite being in the main circuit for only a few years, he is one of the most successful trainers of all time.
    He trained 3 Triple Crown Candidates.
    He decided to train War Emblem, when many others passed on him because the Horse had 'bone chips.'
    The Haskell race had only five horses, and wouldn't have even drawn a crowd had Baffert not entered War Emblem.
    He donated half of the Haskell appearance fee to charity.
    He wrote an autobiography.
    He sold eggs from his family's farm in Arizona.

Credit: Weatherman


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 39 Votes: 23.08% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 104 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 20 Votes: 65.00% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 32 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 36 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 102 Votes: 74.51% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 146 Votes: 72.60% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 239 Votes: 69.04% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 279 Votes: 70.25% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 609 Votes: 69.79% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 543 Votes: 74.77% Annoying