The Kentucky Derby winning horse Medina Spirit, who passed away in December, has had his title stripped as the 2021 winner after illegal substances were found in the his bloodstream. In addition to this, trainer Bob Baffert has been suspended for just 90-days and fined a mere $7,500.
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission says that since Medina Spirit has been disqualified, the official winner is now the former second-place horse, Mandaloun. Here’s what people are saying:
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