Baffert says one test issue was created by a groom urinating in the stall after the groom had been taking cough medicine. Horse ate some of the hay.
Bob Baffert blamed "cancel culture" after his horse, Medina Spirit, who won the Kentucky Derby, failed its post-race drug test. "We live in a different world now. This America's different." pic.twitter.com/bsQeiV7oXi
I would like to be optimistic about our sport but today we are an embarrassment. Perhaps we have to hit rock bottom before things get better but we only have ourselves and the leaders of our sport to blame. For anyone that loves the sport as much as I do it’s a sad day.
Is he ... is he aware that Medina Spirit is a horse? pic.twitter.com/K5SImeNgpL
Did Medina spirit win the Kentucky Derby?
On May 1, Medina Spirit won the Kentucky Derby by a half-length. Baffert's team learned of the positive result from Kentucky officials on Saturday, he said. The test results were obtained by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Friday, Marc Guilfoil, executive director of the commission, said in a statement. ABC NewsKentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit fails drug test, trainer says
Does Bob Baffert drugs horses?
You know, there's problems in racing, but it's not Bob Baffert." The New York Times said in November 2020 that Baffert-trained horses have failed at least 29 drug tests in his four-decade career. WPVI-TVChurchill Downs suspends Bob Baffert after Kentucky Derby-winning horse fails drug test
Did Medina spirit get disqualified?
Medina Spirit's trainer, Bob Baffert, said he did not drug his horse and that he and his team did not know who might have done it. ... For the first time in the history of the race, the horse who crossed the finish line first was disqualified for interference and stripped of his title. The New York TimesKentucky Derby Winner’s DQ Won’t Change the Bets. Here’s Why.
What did Medina spirit test positive for?
Here's what we know following Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit's positive drug test. On Sunday morning, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert announced during a press conference at Churchill Downs that his Derby-winning horse Medina Spirit tested positive for betamethasone, an anti-inflammatory drug. Courier JournalHere's what we know following Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit's positive drug test
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