by Mike Willman/Santa Anita|10.29.2022|8:45pm Cabo Spirit, outside, ridden by Joe Bravo, wins the G2 Twilight Derby As he’s done thousands of times throughout an incredible career, jockey Joe Bravo again made the last run in Saturday’s $200,000 Twilight Derby (G2) at Santa Anita as Cabo Spirit surged in the shadow
by Paulick Report Staff|10.18.2022|5:42pm Medina Spirit and Bob Baffert A new hearing officer has been named for the appeal of Bob Baffert’s 90-day suspension and Medina Spirit’s 2021 Kentucky Derby disqualification resulting from a failed drug test, according to the Daily Racing Form. Eden Davis Stephens, the deputy director of
As the lengthy appeals case over the disqualification of Medina Spirit from the 2021 Kentucky Derby drags on, the contents of its legal file grows ever larger. Trainer Bob Baffert has served the 90-day suspension stewards handed him in February 2022, having tried and failed to secure a stay of
Medina Spirit was named the 2021 Florida-bred Horse of the Year in a vote by the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association board of directors and announced at the FTBOA Awards Gala held Monday night at the Circle Square Cultural Center in Ocala. Bred in Florida by Gail Rice, who
While the more than nine-month delay between Medina Spirit failing a post-race drug test after the 2021 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve and Kentucky stewards conducting a hearing was unusual, those racing officials entered a rather standard decision Feb. 21. Kentucky stewards on Monday disqualified Zedan Racing Stables’ Medina
Medina Spirit and Bob Baffert Clark Brewster, attorney for embattled Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, issued the following statement on Monday after the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission issued its formal disqualification of Medina Spirit from his victory in the 2021 Kentucky Derby. The ruling included a $7,500 fine and
Cabo Spirit scores his first stakes victory in the Eddie Logan with Victor Espinoza aboard Handled patiently by Victor Espinoza, Kretz Racing’s Cabo Spirit demonstrated a nifty turn of foot through the lane to take Sunday’s $100,000 Eddie Logan by 1 ¼ lengths at Santa Anita. Trained by George Papaprodromou,
2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit. (Coady Photography) Medina Spirit won five of 10 career starts, including the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve and Awesome Again Stakes. (Eclipse Sportswire) Medina Spirit won five of 10 career starts, including the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve and Awesome Again Stakes.