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June 11, 2021

Bob Baffert wants ALL of the urine

Nick Roush 10:30am June 11, 2021 6/11/21

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The results of the world’s most famous horse race will be decided by a pissing contest. Unfortunately, that’s not a metaphor. The latest twist in Bob Baffert’s efforts to remain atop the Kentucky Derby 147 toteboard are all centered around Medina Spirit’s urine. The horse infamously failed a post-race drug test, testing positive for betamethasone.…

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June 8, 2021

Bob Baffert is splitting silver hairs in new lawsuit

Nick Roush 4:00pm June 8, 2021 6/8/21

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Whatever Bob Baffert is paying hourly for his attorney is not enough. This man is scraping the bottom of the legal barrel to find any excuse to keep his seventh Kentucky Derby win. As you are all aware by now, Medina Spirit failed its post-race drug test after crossing the finish line first at Kentucky…

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June 2, 2021

Churchill Downs suspends Bob Baffert for two years

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:21pm June 2, 2021 6/2/21

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Because it hasn’t been a busy enough news day in the sports world, here’s another bombshell: Churchill Downs just announced it is suspending Bob Baffert for two years, effective immediately. Baffert, and any trainer directly or indirectly employed by his stables, will not be allowed to run a horse at Churchill Downs or its other…

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Medina Spirit’s Failed Kentucky Derby Drug Test Confirmed

Nick Roush 11:00am June 2, 2021 6/2/21

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A failed drug test is expected to disqualify the winner of the Kentucky Derby for just the second time in the race’s illustrious 147 year history. Medina Spirit failed a post-race drug test on the first Saturday in May after the colt gave trainer Bob Baffert his historic seventh Kentucky Derby victory. A split sample…

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May 17, 2021

NYRA Suspends Bob Baffert, removing Medina Spirit from Belmont Stakes contention

Nick Roush 4:42pm May 17, 2021 5/17/21

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The New York Racing Association suspended Bob Baffert from racing horses in the state days after Medina Spirit was eliminated from Triple Crown contention with a Preakness loss at Pimlico. How brave. Known simply by the acronym NYRA, the four-letter governing body of horse racing in the Empire State announced Monday afternoon that Baffert has…

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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 Comments Disabled

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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 Comments Disabled

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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

Preakness Stakes: Post Positions set with Medina Spirit as Morning Line Favorite

Nick Roush 4:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Bob Baffert will not travel to Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. Even without the vexed Hall of Fame trainer at Pimlico, his horses are the two favorites for the second leg of the 2021 Triple Crown of horse racing. Medina Spirit is the 9-5 morning line favorite, drawing post position No. 3 in the 9.5…

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Bob Baffert reaches agreement to run Medina Spirit in the Preakness

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:35pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit will be allowed to run in the Preakness after all. Bob Baffert’s attorneys and the Preakness Stakes have reportedly reached an agreement to allow Medina Spirit and Concert Tour to run in Saturday’s race as long as they undergo blood testing and monitoring by the Maryland Jockey Club. Baffert has…

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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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