6:21 a.m. May 9, 2021
- By Tim Rostan
Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit tests positive for steroidKentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has tested positive for betamathasone, a Class C drug, trainer Bob Baffert revealed early Sunday. The corticosteroid was never administered to the horse, Baffert said , and the finding will be challenged, according to a Sports Illustrated reporter's account. Medina Spirit reportedly has not been stripped of victory in last Saturday's marquee race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., pending confirmation of the finding and remains scheduled to run in the Preakness next Saturday in Baltimore. Pat Forde of Sports Illustrated noted that was Dancer's Image in 1968. Read on:
9:04 a.m. Aug. 12, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global cases top 20.3 million, U.S. tally tops 5.15 million as Florida and Georgia see record one-day deaths British economy hit the hardest of any by COVID-19 as GDP shrinks by the most on recordThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 worldwide climbed above 20.3 million on Wednesday and the U.S. case tally topped 5.15 million, as Florida and Georgia reported record one-day death tolls.