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Game On Dude and Mike Smith win the Grade I $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA.
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Game on Dude retires to Old Friends

The Dude is coming! Multiple-graded-stakes winner and racing superstar Game on Dude was retired to Old Friends Oct. 3, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY. Michael Blowen, founder and president of Old Friends, made the announcement in a press release. Campaigned by trainer Bob Baffert and owned by a partnership that includes Joe Torre’s Diamond Pride, the Lanni Family Trust, Mercedes Stable, and Bernie Schiappa, the 7-year-old gelded son of Awesome Again was retired from racing on September 18 following one of the most prestigious campaigns in history, the press release states. Game on Dude holds the distinction of being […]