Horse Racing News & Events

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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The 2021 Preakness Stakes Field And Odds

The 2021 Preakness Stakes has some controversy after Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a post-Derby drug test. Trainer Bob Baffert was suspended from entering any horses at Churchill Downs until the investigation process is complete. That will likely include a disqualification of Medina Spirit and naming runner-up Mandaloun as the Kentucky Derby winner. Unfortunately […]
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Medina Spirit Captures 2021 Kentucky Derby

Trainer Bob Baffert won his record seventh Kentucky Derby on Saturday. This time, it was 12-1 shot Medina Spirit who prevailed, with jockey John Velazquez taking him wire to wire to hold off big longshot pace-presser Mandaloun (26-1) by a half length. The Derby favorite, Essential Quality, finished fourth and a head behind Hot Rod […]
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