Horse Racing News
Emblem Road, which entered Saturday's Saudi Cup at 99-1 odds, pulled off a stunning upset by finishing a half-length ahead of Bob Baffert-trained Country Grammer at the world's richest horse race in Riyadh.
Kentucky's racing director has denied trainer Bob Baffert's request to stay his suspension by stewards in their ruling that also disqualified Medina Spirit as Kentucky Derby winner.
The ashes of disqualified 2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit will be interred at a retirement farm for thoroughbred horses in Kentucky.
Medina Spirit has been disqualified as Kentucky Derby champion and trainer Bob Baffert was suspended for 90 days by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.
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Test of Faith, a winner of 14 of 16 starts last season, is harness racing's Horse of the Year.
Mark Todd, a two-time Olympic champion in equestrian and now a notable racehorse trainer, has temporarily lost his training license pending an investigation into a video showing him striking a horse with a branch.
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An attorney for Bob Baffert believes the trainer and Medina Spirit "will be fully exonerated" after stating to Kentucky racing stewards that the colt's failed drug test for a steroid resulted from a prescribed topical salve rather than an injection.
A necropsy on 2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit showed no definitive cause of death, the California Horse Racing Board announced Friday.
Knicks Go won Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards on Thursday night, receiving 228 out of a possible 235 first-place votes.
Forbidden Kingdom beat a trio of runners trained by Bob Baffert to win the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes by 2 1/4 lengths on Saturday at Santa Anita.