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BAFFERT, HOLLENDORFER BATTLE A ‘DEAD-HEAT’
When it comes to rivalries, Baffert-Hollendorfer isn't exactly Ali-Frazier, Red Sox-Yankees or Affirmed-Alydar, at least not for the record at this early stage.
But uncannily, the facts are these: through 26 racing days at Santa Anita, the two Hall of Fame trainers' statistical lines were in a virtual dead-heat in all categories, to wit: