Churchill Downs unveils Kentucky Derby 148 logo Friday, Jun 25 2021 

The 148th running of the Kentucky Derby will take place Saturday, May 7, 2022.


FOCUS | Running a clean horse race Wednesday, Jun 2 2021 

FOCUS takes a closer look at how the rules and safety standards in horseracing will become uniform throughout the country.


Failed post-race drug test confirmed for Derby 147 winner Medina Spirit, Churchill Downs imposes 2 year ban on Baffert Wednesday, Jun 2 2021 

Churchill Downs announced they are suspending Bob Baffert-trained horses from racing at the track for two years but no official decision on Derby disqualification.


Baffert: Medina Spirit’s failed drug test could be linked to anti-fungal ointment Tuesday, May 11 2021 

Baffert said he was informed Monday that betamethasone is an ingredient in Otomax, an ointment used on the 3-year-old colt.


What is Betamethasone? Here’s what experts say about the drug found in Medina Spirit Sunday, May 9 2021 

After the Kentucky Derby winner tested positive for the drug, many are wondering about the medication given to horses.


Derby 147 winner Medina Spirit fails post-race drug test, Baffert claims ‘injustice’ Sunday, May 9 2021 

The trainer confirmed the horse tested positive for betamethasone, a therapeutic drug. The 21 picograms found are double the legal threshold in Kentucky racing.


Officials: 147th Kentucky Derby sees triumphant return with crowd of 51,838 Saturday, May 1 2021 

Churchill Downs said wagering on Derby and the week leading up to the day was also up compared to last year.


Medina Spirit wins 147th Kentucky Derby Saturday, May 1 2021 

A total of 14 races, including the Kentucky Derby, will be run Saturday.


Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas to call ‘Riders Up’ for 147th Kentucky Derby Saturday, May 1 2021 

Louisville native Jack Harlow was originally scheduled to perform 'Riders Up' duties.


Many Kentucky Derby attendees seen without masks despite requirement Saturday, May 1 2021 

Churchill Downs released a statement saying its health and safety compliance team is monitoring all sections of the track, reminding guests to wear masks.


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