Tag Archives: Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby Winner Fails Drug Test

The winner of the 2021 Kentucky Derby, Medina Spirit tested positive. Sunday morning, Bob Baffert’s horse tested positive for twenty-one picograms of betamethasone, which is eleven picograms above the legal limit in Kentucky horse racing. Baffert, Medina Spirits’ trainer, describes the measurement of picograms. What is Betamethasone? Betamethasone is a …

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Local Horses in Kentucky Derby

Local Appeal There will be a full house with 20 horses racing in the 2017 Kentucky Derby on Saturday, and 17 of them have some affiliation to Marion County. Some horses trained there, some rehabbed in the area but all the local ties should make the running of the 143rd …

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