Baffert Suspended 2 Years Following Medina Spirit's Confirmed Drug TestTrainer Bob Baffert has been suspended for two years by Churchill Downs after an additional drug test of Medina Spirit confirmed the presence of the steroid betamethasone in the Kentucky Derby winner's system.
Horse Racing Has More Questions Than Answers Post-Preakness As Focus Remains On Bob Baffert And MedicationAfter a week dominated by the failed drug test of trainer Bob Baffert's Kentucky Derby-winning Medina Spirit, horse racing enjoyed a rare moment to celebrate at the Preakness when unheralded Rombauer gave owners John and Diane Fradkin and trainer Michael McCarthy a victory in their first Triple Crown race.
Rombauer Wins The Preakness Stakes, Medina Spirit In The MoneyRombauer wins the Preakness Stakes.
Preakness Fans Happy To Watch Live Horse Racing Again At PimlicoThe horns inside Pimlico could be heard from one end of the race track to the other -- the Tune of 146 awaited!
Bob Baffert's Concert Tour A Disappointing 9th In PreaknessFor all the hype surrounding Medina Spirit coming off his victory at the Kentucky Derby, fellow Bob Baffert-trained Concert Tour was a popular pick to win the Preakness.
Maryland's Charlie Marquez Is One Of America's Youngest Jockeys, Races At PimlicoBorn and raised in Columbia, Maryland, some of Charlie Marquez's first memories are of the Pimlico Race Course.
Medina Spirit Passes 3 Drug Tests Ahead Of PreaknessMaryland racing officials said Medina Spirit passed the first of three pre-race drug tests ahead of Saturday's Preakness Stakes.
Midnight Bourbon, Concert Tour Are Top Preakness ChallengersMidnight Bourdon hopes to take a path to the winner's circle at the Preakness that has successfully been run before — 30 years ago.
Preakness Is 1st Horse Race To Make Digital Souvenir NFTsAnyone who has ever wanted a personal video copy of Secretariat's 1973 Preakness victory or a digital rendering of the race's Woodlawn Vase — and an actual 28-inch replica of the trophy to go with it — is in luck.
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.
Maryland Health Officials Hold Mobile Vaccination Clinic At Pimlico Ahead Of PreaknessMaryland Department of Health officials visited a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Monday.
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.