Bob Baffert’s Request For Stay Of Suspension Denied By The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

Trainer Bob Baffert at a press conference after Medina Spirit won the 147th Running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Medina Spirit won the 147th Kentucky Derby on Saturday evening, awarding a seventh Kentucky Derby win to Baffert and a fourth to jockey John Velazquez. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has denied trainer Bob Baffert’s request for a stay of his 90-day suspension. Along with being assessed a $7,500 fine, Baffert’s suspension came after lab tests revealed 21 picagrams of betamethasone in the colt’s system following his 2021 Kentucky Derby win.

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