Baffert gets two-year Kentucky Derby ban over doping case

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Legendary US trainer Bob Baffert was banned from the Kentucky Derby for two years on Wednesday, hours after confirmation of a positive drugs test against his winning horse Medina Spirit in this year’s race. A statement from Churchill Downs Inc, which operates the Kentucky Derby, said Baffert would be barred from entering horses at the track until the end of the 2023 Spring Meet. It means Baffert — one of the most successful trainers in US racing history — will not be allowed to enter the Kentucky Derby until the 2024 season. Baffert, 68, has been at the centre of a doping…

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