Breeders' Cup

Songbird wins comeback; Baffert, Smith win big at Belmont

NEW YORK — Songbird captured her comeback, winning the $750,000 Ogden Phipps Stakes for fillies and mares, while Mike Smith and trainer Bob Baffert also starred on the Belmont Stakes undercard Saturday.

Smith won five of the first seven stakes he rode in, teaming with Baffert for four of those victories.

"It's pretty big for us," Baffert said. "They were the favorites, but the odds were against us. How can you win them all? Mike Smith was huge."

Smith and Baffert, who are based in Southern California, combined to take the richest race of the undercard, the $1.2 million Metropolitan Handicap, with Mor Spirit ($7.10 to win).

They also won...

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