Horse Racing News
Trainer Bob Baffert was suspended for two years by Churchill Downs on Wednesday after an additional drug test of Medina Spirit confirmed the presence of the steroid betamethasone in the Kentucky Derby winner's system.
Posted 6/2/21 11:49 AM by
A second postrace blood sample of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit confirmed the presence of the the steroid betamethasone, lawyers for the horse's owner and trainer Bob Baffert said Wednesday.
Hall of Fame jockey Sam Boulmetis Sr., who won 2,783 races, died Sunday in New Jersey. He was 94 years old.
Essential Quality drew the No. 2 post position and was set Tuesday as a 2-1 favorite for the Belmont Stakes.
Country Grammer edged Royal Ship to give embattled trainer Bob Baffert his record-tying eighth victory in the Grade 1 race at Santa Anita.
Posted 5/30/21 1:30 PM by
Mirza is only the third Indian equestrian and the first in over two decades to secure an individual spot in Eventing at the Olympic Games.
The California Horse Racing Board will honor any action against Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert by other states if his license is suspended or revoked after a hearing and due process.
Trainer Bob Baffert has been temporarily suspended from entering horses at Belmont Park, the New York Racing Association announced. The decision means controversial Derby champ Medina Spirit will not run in the Belmont Stakes.
Rombauer beat out Medina Spirit and Midnight Bourbon down the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes as an 11-1 long shot.
Army Wife pulled off a mild upset win the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes on Friday at Pimlico Race Course.