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Preakness to feature 1st woman to produce Triple Crown race

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lindsay Schanzer will be the first woman to produce a Triple Crown telecast live on site when the Preakness is run this weekend. The 32-year-old's job became much more challenging in the past few days when plans for Saturday's show changed with Kentucky Derby Medina Spirit failing a postrace drug test. Schanzer had to pivot and find a balance between the horse's humble beginnings and the medication […]

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Preakness allows Medina Spirit to enter with extra testing

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Preakness is allowing Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit to enter Saturday's race subject to additional testing and monitoring following the colt's failed drug test after the Derby. Medina Spirit and two other horses trained by Bob Baffert will be under extra scrutiny in the days leading up to the second jewel of the Triple Crown. The Maryland Racing Commission and Baffert have agreed to the conditions […]

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Medina Spirit heads to Preakness, minus trainer Bob Baffert

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit is headed to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes while trainer Bob Baffert says he won't attend the race to avoid being a distraction in the wake of scrutiny following the colt's failed postrace drug test. Medina Spirit's Derby win by half a length over Mandaloun gave Baffert his record seventh victory in the sport's premier race. That milestone is now in […]

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