Kentucky Derby Winner Medina Spirit's Failed Drug Test Is Confirmed
Winner Medina Spirit may have to surrender is title after failing the second drug test. The New York Times reporting the horse was found to have had in the illegal amount of a drug used to reduce pain and swelling that test coming after the initial positive test post derby. The lawyer for the horse's ownership, telling the Times he's hopeful further tests will reveal the positive is due to other factors such as cross contamination. If Medina spirit is disqualified, it would only be the second time in the 147 year history. The Derby, a horse has been disqualified due to a drug test.