Late Surge Propels Cabo Spirit To Victory In Santa Anita’s Twilight Derby – Horse Racing News

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 shadowContinue Reading

New Hearing Officer Named For Baffert-Medina Spirit Case – Horse Racing News

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 ofContinue Reading

I Read Several Hundred Pages Of Emails And Transcripts From The Medina Spirit Case So You Don’t Have To – Horse Racing News

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 ofContinue Reading

New Hearing Officer Named For Baffert-Medina Spirit Case – Horse Racing News

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 andContinue Reading

Medina Spirit: Remembering a Derby Champion

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.Continue Reading