Hollywood Gold Cup winner First Dude is retired after injury

This article was originally on a blog post platform and may be missing photos, graphics or links. See About archive blog posts.

First Dude, the winner of the Hollywood Gold Cup on July 9, has been retired from racing after a tendon injury was discovered, the Daily Racing Form reported on Monday.

‘It showed up about a week after the race,’ trainer Bob Baffert said.

First Dude, a 4-year-old son of Stephen Got Even, had $1.4 million in earnings.



Zenyatta is back in foal [Video]

Del Mar fans are roaring on opening day

-- Eric Sondheimer