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Horse trainer Bob Baffert sues New York racing officials over suspension

Bob Baffert on Monday sued the New York Racing Association over his suspension from entering horses in races in the state. The NYRA suspended the Hall of Fame trainer after his horse, Medina Spirit, failed a post-race drug test after winning the Kentucky Derby. Baffert argues in the lawsuit that the NYRA had no authority […]

Medina Spirit drug test confirmed; Baffert suspended 2 years

Bob Baffert is on track to have his record seventh Kentucky Derby victory taken away and won’t be able to run any horses in the prestigious race for the next two years. Churchill Downs on Wednesday suspended the Hall of Fame trainer for two years after an additional drug test of Medina Spirit confirmed the […]

Ky. Derby winner could be disqualified; track bans Baffert

Medina Spirit’s victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a positive post-race drug test, one that prompted Churchill Downs to suspend Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert immediately on Sunday in the latest scandal to plague the sport. Baffert denied all wrongdoing and promised to be fully transparent with the Kentucky […]