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May 14, 2021

Medina Spirit will run in Preakness after passing drug tests

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm May 14, 2021 5/14/21

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After passing three drug tests, Medina Spirit is onto the Preakness. On Friday afternoon, Maryland horse racing officials announced that the Kentucky Derby winner passed all of his final drug tests, which will allow Medina Spirit to race at Saturday’s Preakness Stakes in pursuit of the Triple Crown (which the horse is still technically eligible…

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Four Kentucky Derby Bettors File Lawsuit against Bob Baffert following Medina Spirit’s Failed Drug Test

Nick Roush 4:30pm May 14, 2021 5/14/21

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Hell hath no fury like a scorned bettor. Four horseplayers have filed a class-action lawsuit in the state of California against Bob Baffert and Zedan Racing, the owner of Medina Spirit, after the first-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby failed a post-race drug test. The plaintiffs allege missing winning Derby-day payouts between $100 and $100,000…

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May 11, 2021

Bob Baffert admits Medina Spirit used drug containing banned substance

Nick Roush 11:02am May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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It turns out that cancel culture may not have been the culprit behind Medina Spirit’s failed drug test. After sharing excuses for two days, Bob Baffert’s legal counsel released a statement admitting that the Kentucky Derby winner was taking a drug containing the banned substance betamethasone leading into its victory at Churchill Downs. Medina Spirit…

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May 10, 2021

Bob Baffert is the Perfect Horse Racing Villain

Nick Roush 4:00pm May 10, 2021 5/10/21

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The face of horse racing sits behind tinted glasses and a head full of wispy, silver hair. The smooth talking schmoozer made history while reinforcing his critics’ belief, creating the perfect storm for the world of horse racing. Eight days after Bob Baffert won his record seventh Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs officials revealed that Medina…

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Bob Baffert’s Latest Excuse for Medina Spirit’s Failed Derby Drug Test is a DOOZY

Nick Roush 11:41am May 10, 2021 5/10/21

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Bob Baffert has gone on the defense since Churchill Downs officials revealed that Medina Spirit tested positive for a banned substance after winning the 147th Kentucky Derby. In 24 hours Baffert has already concocted a couple of excuses to dismiss the failed drug test. The latest “explanation” is something that not even the most imaginative…

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May 9, 2021

Kentucky Derby Winner Medina Spirit Fails Drug Test

Brent Wainscott 11:00am May 9, 2021 5/9/21

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Huge breaking news in the Horse Racing world this morning. Just one week after his victory at the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby, Medina Spirit tests positive for 21 picograms of betamethasone. Bob Baffert broke the news this morning at Churchill Downs, calling it “the biggest gut punch in racing for something I didn’t…

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May 3, 2021

10 things I learned in the return to the Kentucky Derby

Nick Roush 8:00pm May 3, 2021 5/3/21

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For the first time in two years fans flocked to Churchill Downs to see the Kentucky Derby race beneath the Twin Spires. As BTI shared earlier, I’m obviously a big fan of the event, but even a savvy infield vet had lessons to learn from the largest North American sporting event since the start of…

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May 2, 2021

Kentucky Derby Viewership Numbers Make History

Brent Wainscott 9:00pm May 2, 2021 5/2/21

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All eyes were on Churchill Downs on Saturday. 15 million sets of eyes, in fact. On Sunday afternoon, it was reported that an average of 15 million people tuned into the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby, NBC’s most-watched event since the NFL Divisional Round in January. pic.twitter.com/AYcMsDpaXr — NBC Sports PR (@NBCSportsPR) May 2,…

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Today on KSR: Bob Baffert wins record-setting Derby; NFL Draft wraps up

Pranavdeep Singh 10:00am May 2, 2021 5/2/21 Comments Disabled

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Happy Sunday BBN, and what a Saturday it was. The final rounds of the 2021 NFL Draft finished up, while a historic win at the Kentucky Derby gives Bob Baffert seven career Derby victories. Let’s talk about it. MEDINA SPIRIT WINS 147TH KENTUCKY DERBY Taking home his seventh Kentucky Derby Victory, Bob Baffert continued his…

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April 30, 2021

The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved

Nick Roush 9:45pm April 30, 2021 4/30/21

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Some people read “The Night Before Christmas” each Christmas Eve. Others descend into madness by reading Hunter S. Thompson’s literary masterpiece each year before the Call to the Post. “The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved” Written under duress by Hunter S. Thompson From Scanlan’s, June 1970 I GOT OFF the plane around midnight and no…

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