NYRA can start process to suspend Bob Baffert from horse racing, judge rules

Oct 5, 2021

Trainer Bob Baffert's fight to continue racing thoroughbreds in New York hit a setback Tuesday when a federal judge ruled that the New York Racing Association could proceed with administrative hearings to suspend him.

Baffert is facing discipline after he trained Medina Spirit, the thoroughbred who tested positive for drug use after placing first in the Kentucky Derby in May.

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