Kentucky Derby winner reportedly collapses and dies

According to the Associated Press, ‘Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has collapsed and died after a workout. The colt tested positive after the derby for the topical steroid betamethasone — a legal medication that is not allowed on race day.’ From Associated Press: The 3-year-old colt trained by Bob Baffert had just completed five furlongs … Read more

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit tests positive for banned substance

According to multiple reports, Medina Spirit, who recently won the Kentucky Derby, has tested positive for the banned substance betamethasone and could end up being disqualified. Medina Spirit is owned by Bob Baffert, who called the test result the “biggest gut punch in racing.” From USA Today: Baffert disputed the positive test result of 21 … Read more