Attorney: New York Times' Justify story 'short on facts

An attorney representing trainer Bob Baffert on Thursday issued a statement, in the form of a letter to New York Times reporter Joe Drape, calling Drape's article revealing Justify failed a drug test before the 2018 Triple Crown run "long on sensationalism" and "short on facts." Drape reported that Justify tested positive for a high […]

Baffert: Justify's positive test came from contaminated food

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert denied giving 2018 Triple Crown winning horse Justify a banned substance that caused a positive test prior to last year's Kentucky Derby and blamed the result on contaminated food. Baffert said Thursday that he "unequivocally" rejects the implication he'd give Justify or any other horse scopolamine, which the colt […]

US RACING: Trainer Bob Baffert speaks on Justify’s positive test

A day after the New York Times reported Justify tested positive for a banned substance prior to making his 2018 Triple Crown run, trainer Bob Baffert issued a statement saying he rejects the notion that scopolamine "was ever intentionally administered" to Justify or other horses in his barn. The Times' Joe Drape revealed that Justify failed […]