His horse that won the 2021 Kentucky Derby, failed a second drug test that detected a banned steroid.
Attorney Craig Robertson and Clark Brewster, who represented the horse's owner, Amp Zedan, said more testing will be done to hopefully prove the betamethasone was from an ointment to treat a skin infection, not an injection.
Medina Spirit, the Kentucky Derby winner, finished third after a pivotal week that saw the horse test positive for banned substances.
The second leg of the Triple Crown will take place at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday,
"While we do not know definitively that this was the source of the alleged 21 picograms found in Medina Spirit's post-race blood sample, and our investigation is containing, I have been told by equine pharmacology experts that this could explain the test results," Baffert said.
Will Bob Baffert's horse be allowed to compete after a positive drug test following the Kentucky Derby?
Medina Spirit won the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 1 but later tested positive for the substance.
Medina Spirit won the 147th Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Here are the final results from the first leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.
At the Kentucky Derby the horses will head to the track with their companion ponies, the unsung heroes of the sport, including Hot Rod Charlie who will be with 20-year-old Lava Man.
A year after the Derby was held behind closed doors, up to 48,000 fans will attend the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs on Saturday.
Essential Quality, owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, might not make it out of the gate at Saturday's Kentucky Derby after renewed allegations that the ruler of Dubai, the horse's owner, abducted his own daughter.
The video comes on the heels of a photo of a trainer posing atop a dead horse. The Irish Horse Regulatory Board is investigating the matter.
Queen Elizabeth II's former lord in waiting and friend from the horse racing circuit has died—two months after his wife, who was Prince Harry's godmother.
Forecasters expect sunny weather and very little chance of rain for the running of the 146th Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
The 146th "Run for the Roses" takes place Saturday after a four-month delay because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Belmont Stakes winner "Tiz The Law" is the odds-on favorite to win the "Run for the Roses" this weekend.
Belmont Stakes winner Tiz The Law arrives at Churchill Downs as the favorite to win the second leg of the Triple Crown.
The 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes could unfold on wet ground, with rain expected in New York on Saturday afternoon.
The 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes takes place on Saturday with the race unusually serving as the opening leg of the Triple Crown.
Bookmakers' favorite Tiz The Law will start from post No. 8, with second favorite Sole Volante coming out of gate No. 2.
The 3-year-old colt is a 6/5 favorite with bookmakers and aims to become the first New York-bred owner to win at Belmont Park in 138 years.
Queen Elizabeth II watched Royal Ascot from home for the first time in her 68-year reign due to the coronavirus pandemic as other royals returned to work today.
The Kentucky Derby has been postponed until September, but new horse races are coming to Churchill Downs sooner than you might think.
Race favorites Maximum Security and McKinzie start from the middle of the pack in the inaugural Saudi Cup, looking to land the $10 million prize on Saturday.
The richest race on the horse racing calendar gets underway at 12:40 p.m. ET on Saturday in Riyadh.
The American thoroughbred was disqualified after winning the Kentucky Derby last year, but enters the Saudi Cup as the bookmakers' favorite.
The fortune of one man turned around at the Melbourne Cup when a protest re-ordered how the horses were placed and he won over $500K—mere moments after his date told him things weren't going to work out.
A Queensland, Australia, abattoir caught on camera abusing horses in his care will be investigated by animal welfare agencies.