Tag: Derby

Ointment Led to Medina Spirit’s Failed Test After Ky Derby: Bob Baffert Attorney

Urine testing of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has shown that a steroid present in the colt’s system came from a topical ointment and not an injection, according to an attorney for trainer Bob Baffert. Medina Spirit tested positive for the steroid betamethasone after winning the May 1 race and is facing disqualification. Baffert had…


Ointment Led to Medina Spirit’s Failed Test After Kentucky Derby: Bob Baffert Attorney

Urine testing of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has shown that a steroid present in the colt’s system came from a topical ointment and not an injection, according to an attorney for trainer Bob Baffert. Medina Spirit tested positive for the steroid betamethasone after winning the May 1 race and is facing disqualification. Baffert had…


Rombauer Pulls Preakness Upset, Baffert’s Medina Spirit 3rd

BALTIMORE—Rombauer left Medina Spirit behind—and put horse racing’s latest controversy on the back burner. Little-known Rombauer sprung an 11-1 upset to win the Preakness on Saturday, passing Bob Baffert’s Kentucky Derby winner to end a potential Triple Crown bid that would have carried a giant asterisk. Medina Spirit finished third and will not go on…