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Flashback romps to victory in Robert Lewis

Updated: February 2, 2013, 8:40 PM ET
Associated Press

ARCADIA, Calif. -- It's barely February, so Bob Baffert isn't rushing to anoint Flashback as his top Kentucky Derby contender.

The gray colt made a solid case for himself, though, winning the $196,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes by 6 1/4 lengths at Santa Anita in his 3-year-old debut Saturday.

Baffert had a good day overall, with his 2-1 favorite Guilt Trip winning the $200,250 Strub Stakes by 1½ lengths for owners Gary and Mary West, who also own Flashback. Baffert also won the first ...

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