Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit tests positive for banned substance, Bob Baffert calls it ‘biggest gut punch in racing’

­­Trainer Bob Baffert said Sunday morning Medina Spirit tested positive for betamethasone after winning the Kentucky Derby on May 1 at Churchill Downs, a result that ultimately could lead to the horse’s disqualification. Baffert disputed the positive test result of 21 picograms, saying Medina Spirit “has never been treated with betamethasone,” which is an anti-inflammatory […]

Kentucky Derby 2021: The experts’ picks and predictions

More On: kentucky derby Aaron Rodgers emerges at Kentucky Derby: ‘Disappointed’ with Packers drama Trust this undefeated favorite to win the Kentucky Derby Complete Kentucky Derby betting guide Horse in ‘absolutely insane’ scramble for Kentucky Derby Experts handicap Saturday’s 147th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Post time is approximately 6:57 p.m. Vic […]