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The Medina Spirit Saga

Bob Baffert and Medina Spirit, the morning after the 2021 Kentucky Derby
Bob Baffert and Medina Spirit, the morning after the May 1 Kentucky Derby

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert revealed on May 9 that his 2021 Kentucky Derby winner had tested positive for 21 picograms of betamethasone, and would be facing disqualification. He was subsequently banned from entering horses at Churchill Downs and its subsidiaries, and later by the New York Racing Association.

Additional stories about Baffert's Kentucky Derby positive and ensuing legal battles are below, listed in order from most recent to the original story.

Stories listed in Bold font are Paulick Report original reports.