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Kentucky Derby Winner Fails Drug Test

chucktowncock

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Following the news, Churchill Downs — the site of the Kentucky Derby — has banned Bob Baffert from entering horses in any event at the racetrack.
 

Gaimcock

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Following the news, Churchill Downs — the site of the Kentucky Derby — has banned Baffert from entering horses in any event at the racetrack.
well D_mn!!! The story of that horse from it being bought for $1000, to its winning last week is/was a wonderful read!!!

Just, well, D_mn!!
 

Jon Snow

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I wonder which position a horse would be best suited for on the football field.
Clearly running back IF it had a way to carry the ball. As it is, OG. Let the horse be the pulling guard on counter plays.
Although, didn’t Disney have a mule as a place kicker long ago?
 

GarnetBeamer

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I don't follow horse racing at all but I read this story. That trainer has had multiple horses fail drug tests in the past year for the same substance. He says someone's out to get him.
 

ToddFlanders

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The circumstantial evidence is not in Baffert's favor. He has a good streak in the late 90's-early 2000s, and then had nothing going on for over a decade (and was a bit of a has been) and then all of the sudden he has TWO Triple Crown winners in 4 years (2015, 2018) when it hadn't happened in almost 40 years prior. Then he wins 3 of the last 4 Kentucky Derby's. Seems like he started getting greedy after he found the secret sauce.
 

vidaliagamecock

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Baffert better hope that the 2nd test I negative. If not, every horse he has ever entered is now a target for investigation. Success makes one a target. Lance Armstrong was loved until he wasn't.
 

cockn'fyr

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Man, this makes horse racing look even slimier! I love horses, but this does the game no good!
 

robertfootball

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Is anyone really shocked that one of Bob's horses tested positive, with 2 times the legal limit?
People have been talking about Bob juicing his horses for years. Looks like he may have finally been caught.
I knew Doug O’Neil was famous for it but I honestly never expected Baffert.
 

uscwatson21

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I still don’t understand why you punish the horse for something a human did.

The horse ain’t got no thumbs to inject himself. That good boy won the race.
 
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