Churchill Downs: Horses entered by suspended trainers can’t earn Derby points Saturday, Sep 11 2021 

Currently, the rule would apply to Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, who earned his seventh Derby victory last May when Medina Spirit won.


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.


Equine expert calls Baffert’s explanation ‘plausible’ Wednesday, May 12 2021 

A leading equine doctor says trainer Bob Baffert's explanation for Medina Spirit's failed drug test makes sense.


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.


Dancer’s Image: The first horse to win…and lose the Kentucky Derby Tuesday, May 11 2021 

While Medina Spirit may be the most recent horse to have its title revoked, it's not the first. Similarities between the two may surprise you.


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.


Louisville tourism works to keep up economic momentum after Kentucky Derby success Tuesday, May 4 2021 

Louisville Tourism was expecting Derby to have a $35,000,000 impact, but said the number was about $60,000,000. 'National Travel and Tourism' to drive more visitors.


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