Medina Spirit Favored At 9-5 For Preakness StakesSurrounded by a doping controversy, Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit is favored to win the Preakness at 9-5 following Tuesday's post-position draw.
Medina Spirit Permitted To Enter Preakness, Maryland Jockey Club SaysDespite a failed drug test after the Kentucky Derby, Medina Spirit will be able to run the Preakness in Baltimore Saturday.
Anti-Fungal Meds Given To Derby Winner Medina Spirit Had Betamethasone, Bob Baffert SaysKentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit was treated with an antifungal ointment containing the steroid betamethasone that caused the horse to fail a postrace drug test, trainer Bob Baffert said Tuesday.
Medina Spirit Arrives In Baltimore Without Trainer Bob Baffert Who Says He's A Target Of 'Cancel Culture'Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit is headed to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes while trainer Bob Baffert said Monday that he won't attend the race to avoid being a distraction in the wake of scrutiny following the colt's failed postrace drug test.
Bob Baffert No Stranger To Failed Drug Tests By His HorsesBob Baffert could make some unwanted history if Medina Spirit becomes only the second Kentucky Derby winner to be disqualified for a failed drug test.
Medina Spirit's Kentucky Derby Win In Jeopardy After Failed Drug Test, Still Expected At PreaknessChurchill Downs has suspended trainer Bob Baffert after Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a post-race drug test.
Medina Spirit Wins 147th Kentucky Derby, Giving Trainer Bob Baffert 7th WinMedina Spirit fought off three challengers in the stretch to win the Kentucky Derby by a half-length on Saturday, making Bob Baffert the winningest trainer in the race's 147-year history, with seven victories.
Baffert Experiences Authentic Misery With Loss In PreaknessMaybe next year, the Preakness will be run in May and a huge crowd will fill Pimlico Race Course for the second leg of the Triple Crown.
Baffert Goes For 8th Preakness Win Without Valued AssistantEach time Bob Baffert won a big race over the past two decades with assistant Jimmy Barnes by his side, the two would share a moment and embrace. When Authentic won the Kentucky Derby, that wasn't possible.
Baffert, Justify Hope To Shine At Wet PreaknessHall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will be chasing history, and Justify hopes to keep his Triple Crown bid alive in what is shaping up to be a soggy Preakness.
Kentucky Derby Winner Justify Is Heading To The PreaknessThe Maryland Jockey Club has confirmed with hall of fame trainer Bob Baffert that Kentucky Derby winner Justify will be heading to the Preakness to race on Saturday May 19th.
Breeders' Cup Classic: Can Arrogate Repeat?Defending champion Arrogate is among the favorites in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic, as trainer Bob Baffert goes for four in a row.
American Pharoah Leaves; Horse Racing Fans Dream Of Triple CrownPreakness and Derby winner American Pharoah leaves Pimlico.
Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah Healthy, But TiredAmerican Pharoah stood outside the Pimlico stakes barn, staring straight ahead at trainer Bob Baffert, who was holding his lead shank while two others were hosing off the white bandages around the colt's legs.
Orb Draws Rail As 1-1 Favorite In Preakness The Preakness draw was over, and trainer Shug McGaughey listed a variety of reasons why he was OK with having Kentucky Derby winner Orb starting Saturday's race from the rail.