Medina Spirit, horse that failed drug test after 2021 Kentucky Derby victory, dies during workout

JUST IN: Medina Spirit, the 2021 Kentucky Derby-winning horse trained by Bob Baffert, collapsed and died during a workout in California.

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12/6/2021 9:19:00 PM

JUST IN: Medina Spirit, the 2021 Kentucky Derby-winning horse trained by Bob Baffert, collapsed and died during a workout in California.

Medina Spirit, the 2021 Kentucky Derby-winning horse who failed a drug test earlier this year, died during a workout in California Monday morning.

who failed a drug test earlier this year, died during a workout in California Monday morning.The horse collapsed while training at the Santa Anita horse racing track, Craig Robertson, attorney for trainer Bob Baffert, confirmed to the Associated Press.

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Medina Spirit, a 3-year-old colt,tested positive for betamethasonefollowing the Derby. Betamethasone is a legal medication that is not permitted on race days.Baffert denied accusations that he drugged the horse following a split urine test, saying the drug was in Medina Spirit’s system due to a topical ointment.

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Autopsy Alert NO HAY CONTROLPOBRES ANIMALES!!!! There's something about Santa Anita, and someone better figure it out. These ppl doped this him to win races. Why? Stud fees. That's where the $$ is. They could have sold his 'spirit' for decades. Now that he has died, that stream of revenue has collapsed. I'm not glad he died, but at least these f**kers profit collapsed as well- may be a deterrent

Damn all that horse cocaine bobs been feeding him caught up to him. Sad deal Ironic? No, look to Bob Baffert.

Medina Spirit, Kentucky Derby 2021 Winner, Dies After Workout At Santa Anita ParkMedina Spirit, the three-year-old thoroughbred racehorse whose 2021 win at the Kentucky Derby drew controversy when he later tested positive for a corticosteroid, died this morning after collapsing after a track workout at Santa Anita Park Sad 😞

2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies after workout at Santa AnitaMedina Spirit, winner of this year’s Kentucky Derby, died Monday morning while breezing at Santa Anita. No cause of death was announced. horrible 'sport' Const_Overhaul Heartbreaking. Stop using animals for sport and profit. It’s cruel and despicable. jellen805 This makes me so sad.

Kentucky Derby Winner Medina Spirit Dies After Workout In CaliforniaMedina Spirit tested positive after the Derby for betamethasone, a legal medication that is not allowed on race day. That was just cleared up over the weekend Horse racing is an ugly 'sport' and needs to be banned permanently or much more heavily regulated with huge fines, penalties or even jail for owners, trainers etc who are not doing the right thing. Absolutely disgusting. Poor thing, would be surprised if “heart attacked”for insurance. Horse racing is brutal.

Derby winner Medina Spirit collapses, dies in CaliforniaKentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit collapsed and died after a workout Monday at Santa Anita. The 3-year-old colt trained by Bob Baffert had just completed five furlongs in his second workout since finishing second in the Breeders’ Cup Classic a month ago at Del Mar, according to Craig Robertson, Baffert’s attorney. Santa Anita spokesman Mike Willman also confirmed the colt’s death.

Derby winner Medina Spirit collapses, dies in California | AP NewsKentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit collapsed and died after a workout Monday at Santa Anita. The 3-year-old colt trained by Bob Baffert had just completed five furlongs in his second workout since finishing second in the Breeders’ Cup Classic a month ago at Del Mar, according to Craig Robertson, Baffert’s attorney. Did Spirit get the Pfizer or Moderna vaxx? 😳 💉 We should just get rid of the Kentucky derby and horse racing in general. WillieGeist 3 years old...so sad