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5 months ago

Rombauer pulls Preakness upset, Baffert's Medina Spirit 3rd

Rombauer has sprung an upset to win the Preakness Stakes at 11-1 odds.
5 months ago
5 months ago

Derby-winning horse fails post-race drug test

Medina Spirit is trainer Bob Baffert’s fifth horse to fail a drug test in a year. He denied any wrongdoing. Medina Spirit was tested again to confirm the accuracy of the first test.
5 months ago
Derby-winning horse fails post-race drug test
6 months ago

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit fails drug test, trainer says

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has tested positive for a banned race-day drug, its trainer announced.
6 months ago
Kentucky Derby winner fails drug test, trainer suspended
6 months ago

Horse that won Kentucky Derby fails post-race drug screening

The horse, Medina Spirit, could be disqualified and lose the title if further testing confirms the results.
6 months ago
Horse that won Kentucky Derby fails post-race drug screening
6 months ago

Kentucky Derby winner fails drug test: Trainer

Bob Baffert, a Hall of Fame trainer, announced that 2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit had failed a post-race drug test, describing the result as a "complete injustice."
6 months ago
Kentucky Derby winner fails drug test: Trainer
6 months ago

Medina Spirit gives Baffert record 7th Kentucky Derby win

Medina Spirit held off 3 challengers in the stretch to win the Kentucky Derby.
6 months ago
6 months ago

Louisville looks to rebound with Kentucky Derby back in May

Kentucky Derby slowly bringing sights, sounds and rituals familiar to Louisville
6 months ago
1 year ago

Authentic goes wire-to-wire to win Breeders' Cup Classic

The victory over Improbable gave trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish at Keeneland.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Authentic wins Kentucky Derby; Baffert notches 6th victory

Authentic led all the way to win a Kentucky Derby unlike any other.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Thousands peacefully protest outside the Kentucky Derby

2020 Kentucky Derby is a surreal distillation of the crises facing the country.
1 year ago
1 year ago

On the emptiest of Derby days, a surreal 25-1 Epsom winner

Long-shot winner of the first English Derby to take place without spectators.
1 year ago
1 year ago

NY-bred Tiz the Law wins barren Belmont Stakes

Belmont Stakes is this year's first race of a rejiggered Triple Crown schedule.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Preakness rescheduled for Oct. 3, one month after Derby

Announcement came just before the original post time for the Triple Crown race.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Secretariat wins virtual Kentucky Derby

Virtual race was against 12 fellow Triple Crown winners.
1 year ago
2 years ago

Horse injured in race at Santa Anita; 34th to die at track

A 3-year-old gelding was fatally injured in the fifth race at Santa Anita.
2 years ago
2 years ago

32nd horse dies at Santa Anita after catastrophic injury

Two-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Mario Gutierrez was tossed.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Triple Crown winner failed drug test: Report

The New York Times reports that Justify, the horse that won all three major races in 2018, failed a drug test a month before the Kentucky Derby.
2 years ago
Triple Crown winner failed drug test: Report
2 years ago

2nd horse in 2 days, 29th overall, dies at Santa Anita

Management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse's death

Stronach Group investigating whether rules were followed before 26th horse death
2 years ago
2 years ago

Another horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack, marking 24 in six months

It's the first equine fatality since March 31.
2 years ago
Another horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack, marking 24 in six months
2 years ago

Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not race in Preakness Stakes due to health

Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not race in the Preakness Stakes due to health concerns, according to its trainer.
2 years ago
Kentucky Derby winner will not race in Preakness Stakes due to health concerns
2 years ago

Maximum Security out of Preakness; Derby DQ appeal denied

Maximum Security will not run Preakness; Kentucky Horse Racing Commission denies appeal of disqualification as Derby winner
2 years ago
2 years ago

Winning Kentucky Derby jockey says lane-interference violation was right call

Flavien Prat rode Country House with 65-1 odds in the 145th Kentucky Derby.
2 years ago
Winning Kentucky Derby jockey says lane-interference violation was right call
2 years ago

Kentucky Derby champion jockey reacts to controversial win

Flavien Prat speaks out about his victory with Country House after the first-place winner, Maximum Security, was disqualified.
2 years ago
Kentucky Derby champion jockey reacts to controversial win
2 years ago

Country House wins at Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security's historic disqualification

Country House's jockey objected Maximum Security's win, claiming that the horse "veered out of his path in the final turn."
2 years ago
Country House wins at Kentucky Derby after 1st on-track DQ in race's history
3 years ago

23rd horse dies at Santa Anita after racing accident

A two-horse spill in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes led to the latest death.
3 years ago
3 years ago

Justify leads wire to wire at Belmont to win the Triple Crown

Justify charged out of the gate and never gave up the lead, powering his way to victory at the Belmont Stakes to become just the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown.
3 years ago
Justify leads wire to wire at Belmont to win the Triple Crown
5 years ago

Preakness Day: 2 Horses Die, Jockey Injured in First Few Races

The injured jockey suffered a clavicle fracture.
5 years ago
2 Horses Die, Jockey Injured on Preakness Day
5 years ago

Exaggerator Wins the Preakness; Nyquist Finishes Third

There will be no Triple Crown winner this year.
5 years ago
Exaggerator Wins the Preakness; Nyquist Finishes Third
5 years ago

Nyquist Wins Kentucky Derby

The horse - the pre-race favorite - remains undefeated.
5 years ago
Nyquist Wins Kentucky Derby
5 years ago

Undefeated Champ Nyquist Expected to Win Kentucky Derby

Nyquist will make his run for the roses at Churchill Downs in the 142nd Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
5 years ago
Undefeated Champ Nyquist Expected to Win Kentucky Derby
5 years ago

Racehorses Get 'Second Chance' from New York Inmates

What happens to racehorses after life on the track?
5 years ago
How Retired Racehorses Get a 2nd Chance