The winner of the Kentucky Derby, Medina Spirit, failed the post-race drug test. The test showed traces of performance enhancing drugs. What does this mean? The three-year-old colt tested positive for higher levels of betamethasone, an anti-inflammatory used to relieve joint pain with horses.
Betamethasone is used in racing but is only allowed to be used in measured and low amounts. Medina Spirit had over double the amount. The trainer was suspended. We have more on this story and more in today’s Entertainment News!