Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/28/14
Olympic and world champion skier Bode Miller has gotten into horse racing with part ownership in his first horse. Miller plans to be at Santa Anita to watch Carving run Saturday in the $250,000 FrontRunner Stakes. The 2-year-old is trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert and owned by his wife, Jill. The couple are friends with Miller and named their 7-year-old son, Bode, after him. Carving is undefeated in his first two career starts. He will be ridden Saturday by Martin Garcia. Baffert said Miller initially told him he was interested in buying a horse for $50,000 to $60,000. The trainer said he looked but couldn't find anything at that price range and kept searching. Eventually, he found Carving, and they bought him for $55,000. ''He's not a big horse, and when we got him at Del Mar, Bode said, `Boy, he's not very big,' and I said, `Well, what do you expect for $55,000?' '' Baffert said, adding that Miller got excited after the horse won its first two races. ''I told him it's not...
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Rondo channels Brady, accepts blame for Celtics’ struggles

Report: FSU QB Jameis Winston won’t attend Heisman ceremony

Warriors GM: We have reached out to Ray Allen

Kobe calls Lakers 'soft like Charmin'

Twins add Ervin Santana to a veteran-heavy rotation

Jeff Fisher wants Sam Bradford back with Rams in 2015

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Nick Young on Magic's tank talk: Chill before I knock you out

Vernon Davis tired of being invisible in 49ers offense

Marcus Mariota is headed for the history books

Reports: Red Sox agree to terms with Justin Masterson

Barry Alvarez to coach Wisconsin in Outback Bowl

Tigers, Red Sox swap Yoenis Cespedes, Rick Porcello

DeSean Jackson plans to wear custom ‘I Can’t Breathe’ cleats

The 10 most expensive bowl games of 2014-2015

Women’s Tennis Association signs a new $525M TV contract

The Pistons are really bad and there’s no end in sight

Jon Gruden on Jay Gruden ‘mess’ in DC: ‘I wish him luck’

Bill Belichick trolls Rob Gronkowski over kitten photos

Los Angeles Dodgers rework the script and reload the clip

Astros book Taylor Swift concert at stadium during playoffs

WATCH: Olbermann calls out Doug Gottlieb for Kobe tweet

JR Smith follows model's Instagram during game

Ohio St. unveils College Football Playoff uniform changes

10 NCAA teams that already made statements

Skiing News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Dodgers rework the script, reload the clip

Astros book Swift show during playoffs

10 amazing Heisman Trophy statistics

Dodgers trade Matt Kemp to Padres

10 injuries that changed NFL season

Twice-traded pitcher sends great tweet

Pettine 'excited' to see Manziel

5 NFL players who could be traded in offseason

Marshawn explains 'Beast Mode' name

Jay Gruden takes another shot at RG3

Browns ticket prices up due to Manziel

Never underestimate the focus of a champion

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.