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Handicap Preview For The Suburban Stakes

The Belmont Summer Meet continues through July 11, and one of the featured stakes races of the 59 scheduled is the $400,000 Grade II Suburban Stakes for older horses. The two leading favorites in the six-horse field are Mystic Guide (1-1) and Happy Saver (6-5), who dueled in last fall’s Jockey Club Gold Cup, with […]
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Mandaloun Returns For Pegasus Stakes

The $150,000 Pegasus Stakes drew just five runners at Monmouth Park, and Kentucky Derby runner-up Mandaloun (3-5)returns to the track as the heavy favorite for Sunday’s race. Mandaloun arrived from Churchill Downs early Friday morning. He’s been working beautifully for trainer Brad Cox since finishing second in the “Run for the Roses” while running […]
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Trainer Bob Baffert Suspended From Racing At Belmont, Other New York Racetracks

Bob Baffert’s troubles continue Top trainer Bob Baffert was suspended this week from entering horses at New York racetracks. That includes Belmont Park and the upcoming Belmont Stakes on June 5. Baffert is suspended pending an investigation into Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit‘s failed postrace drug test. Medina Spirit finished third as the favorite in […]
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Understandably, Medina Spirit's failed drug test has sparked an uproar in the horse racing community.

Horse Racing Industry Sounds Off On Medina Spirit’s Failed Drug Test

The horse racing industry will likely need more than 21 mg of betamethasone to get over the pain that recent allegations regarding Medina Spirit’s failed drug test after winning the Kentucky Derby have created. Betamethasone is an anti-inflammatory painkilling medication that is not allowed in Kentucky racing. The horse’s trainer, Bob Baffert, took to the […]
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